Classical Civilizations

Classical Civilizations

classical period

1000 BC - 500 AD

Ancient India

Buddhism founded

520 BC

Mauryan Empire

321 BC - 232 BC

Asoka converts to Buddhism

269 BC

500 years of invasion and cultural changes

232 BC - 320

Gupta Empire

320 AD - 415 AD

Ancient China

life of Confucius

551 BC - 479 BC

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 202 BC

Former Han

202 BC - 9 AD

Later Han

25 AD - 220

invention of paper

105 AD

Classical Greece

Persian Wars

490 BC - 479 BC

Golden Age of Athens

480 BC - 430 BC

Peloponnesian Wars

431 BC - 404 BC

Philip II is king of Macedonia

359 BC - 336 BC

Alexander the Great's conquests

336 BC - 323 BC

Classical Rome

city of Rome founded

753 BC

monarchy overthrown

509 BC

Punic Wars

264 BC - 146 BC

republic dies, empire established

27 BC

fall of Rome

476 AD