Post-Classical Era 600-1450

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Founding of Islam

622

Printing invented in China

730

Battle of Tours (end of Muslim move into France)

732

Charlemagne crowned “Emperor of the Romans”

800

Decline of classical Maya

900

Great Schism in Christian Church (Roman Catholic & Eastern Orthodox)

1054

Norman conquest of England

1066

Battle of Manzikert (Seljuk Turks defeat Byzantine army)

1071

1st Crusade

1095

Chinggis Khan begins Mongol Conquests

1206

King John signs the Magna Carta

1215

Mongols sack Baghdad

1258

Marco Polo’s travels

1271 - 1295

Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty in China

1279 - 1368

Mansa Musa’s pilgrimage

1324

Travels of Ibn Battuta

1325 - 1349

Bubonic plague in Europe

1347 - 1348

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Zheng He’s voyages

1405 - 1433

Rise of Inca Empire

1438