Chapter 1

General

Catalhoyuk Flourishes

7500 BC - 5700 BC

jericho flourishes

6800 BC - 3000 BC

Bronze

3300 bc

iron

1200 bc

Egypt

King Narmer Unites Upper and Lower

3100 bc

Power of Pharoahs

3100 bc - 2686 bc

Old Kingdom

2686 BC - 2160 BC

Imhotep engineers step pyramid for Djoser

2650 bc

First Intermediate Period

2160 bc - 2055 bc

Middle Kingdom

2055 bc - 1650 bc

Hyskos Invasion/ Second Intermediate

1650 bc - 1550 bc

New Kigdom

1550 bc - 1075 bc

hatsheput

1460 bc

Akhenaten

1342 bc

Ramses II

1275 bc

Sumer

Rise of the Uruk

4300 bc - 2900 bc

development of writing

3200 bc

Early Dynastic Period

2900 bc - 2500 bc

Gilgamesh

2700 bc

Sargon Akkadian

2350 bc - 2160 bc

Dynasty Ur and Amorites

2100 bc - 1800 bc

Reign of Hamurabi

1792 bc - 1750 bc

Rise of Babylon under Hamurabi

1792 bc

Chapter 2

Min Start

2500 bc - 1900 bc

Minoan Civ Flourishes

1900 bc - 1500 bc

Assyrian Nomadic merchants

1900 bc

Creation of Hittite Empire

1800 bc - 1400 bc

Mycenaen Civ Flourishes

1600 bc - 1200 bc

Hittites sack Babylon (by 1400 not there)

1595 bc

Mitannians enter Syria

1550 bc

Kassites in Babylonia

1400 bc

Rise of Phoenicians

1200 bc

Invasion of Sea Peoples

1200 bc

Philistine Dominace in Palestine

1100 bc - 1000 bc

Isreal Consolidated

1000 bc

David Victorious

1000 bc

Neo-Assyrian to peak

883 bc - 700 bc

Isreal Destroyed

722 bc

Fall of Neo Assyrian Empire

610 bc

Zoroastinism

600 bc

Hebrews to Babylon by Chaldeans (Nebuchad)

587 bc

Persian empire consolidated Cyrus

539 bc - 486 bc

Hebrew Return by Cyrus

538 bc

Darius

521 bc - 486 bc

Greece

Greece

1000 bc - 800 bc

Rise of the polis

800 bc - 400 bc

Olympics

776 bc

Homeric epics Transcribed

750 bc

Hoplite tactics standard

725 bc - 650 bc

Militarization of Sparta

600 bc

Emergence of Milesian School

600 bc - 500 bc

Pre-socratics

600 bc

Solon's reforms in Athens

594 bc

Cyrus conquers Lydia, controls Ionia

546 bc

Overthrow of Peisistratid Tyrants

510 bc

Ionian Revolt

499 bc - 494 bc

Marathon

490 BC

Thermopylae and Salamis

480 bc

Plataea

479 bc

Formation of Delian League

478 bc

Peloponnesian War begins

431 bc

Defeat of Athens by Sparta

404 bc

Death of Socrates

399 bc

Aristotle

384 bc - 322 bc

Chapt 4 Greco-Macedonian expansion

Life of Plato

429 bc - 349 bc

Sparta Defeats Athens

404 BC

Xenophon and the 10,000 begin Persian Expansion

401 BC

Struggle for Greek Dominance

395 BC - 338 BC

Thebes defeats Sparta at Leuctra

371 BC

Philip II becomes King

356 bc

Macedonia Defeats Thebes and Athens at Chaeronea

338 bc

Reign and Campaigns of Alexander

336 bc - 323 bc

Formation of Hellenistic kingdoms

323 bc - 275 bc

Greek Diaspora

323 bc - 225 bc

Ptolemic Egypt

323 bc - 30 bc

Rise of Stoicism and Epicureanism

300 bc - 270 bc

Hellenistic Scientific Revolution

300 bc - 200 bc

Formation of the Aetolian and Achean Leagues

300 bc

Lifetime of Polybius

203 bc - 120 bc

Ancient Rome

Legendary founding of Rome

753 bc

Roman Republic Established

509 bc

Law of the Twelve Tables

450 bc

Rome is allied with all of central Italy

300 bc

"Struggle of the Orders" ends

287 bc

Punic Wars

264 bc - 146 bc

Slave revolts in Sicily

134 bc - 104 bc

Reforms of the Gracchi

133 bc - 122 bc

Consulship of Marius

107 bc - 86 bc

Dictatorship of Sulla

82 bc - 79 bc

Rebellion of Spartacus

73 bc - 71 bc

Struggle of Pompey and Casaer

52 bc - 48 bc

Dictatorship of Casaer

48 bc - 44 bc

Rivalry of Octavian and Antony

44 bc - 30 bc

Principate of the Emperor Augustus

27 bc - 14 ce

Flowering of the Pax Romana

27 ce - 180 ce

Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

79 ce

Roman Empire reaches its greatest territorial extent under Trajan

117 ce

Rome's Three Heirs

Clovis, King of Franks

481 - 511

Reign of Justinian

527 - 565

Lifetime Muhammed

570 - 632

Papacy of Gregory the Great

590 - 604

Arab Conquest

636 - 651

Dominion of Umayyad Dynasty

661 - 750

Carolingians share power with Merovingian

717 - 751

Iconoclast Controversy

717 - 787

Abassid in Baghdad and Umayyad in Spain

750 - 930

Pepin King

751

Reign of Charlemagn

768 - 814

Viking Invasions

800 - 1000

Alfred the Great

871 - 899

expansion of Europe

Monastic Reform Movement

900 - 1050

Rus converted to Orthodoxy

911 - 989

Althing in Iceland

930

Otto I the Great

936 - 973

Arricenna

980 - 1037

Death Cnut the Great

1035

Height of Agricultural Rev

1050

William the Conquerer

1066 - 1087

Gregory VII

1073 - 1085

Investiture Conflict

1075 - 1122

Alexius Comnenus

1081 - 1118

First Crusafe

1095 - 1099

Song of Roland

1100