civilization timeline

Middle East

Mesopotamia: Sumerians

5000 BC - 2370 BC

Mesopotamia: First Assyrian

2600 BC - 2335 BC

Mesopotamia: Amorites

2400 BC - 1700 BC

Mesopotamia: Akkadians

2350 BC - 2150 BC

Gilgamesh

2113 BC - 1991 BC

Mesopotamia: First Babylonian

1894 BC - 1595 BC

Abraham

1813 BC - 1638 BC

Hammurabi

1792 BC - 1750 BC

Hebrew Culture: Judaism

1750 BC - present day

Mesopotamia: Hittites

1460 BC - 1200 BC

Kingdom of Israel: The Exodus

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Kingdom Of Israel: Moses

Approx. 1300 BC - Approx. 1200 BC

Kingdom of Israel: Kind Saul

1076 BC - 1004 BC

Kingdom Of Israel: King David

1040 BC - 970 BC

Mesopotamia: Second Assyrian

911 BC - 612 BC

Kingdom of Israel: King Solomon

848 BC - 796 BC

Mesopotamia: Second Babylonian

620 BC - 539 BC

Persian Empire: Cyrus

558 BC - 529 BC

Persian Empire:

539 BC - 320 BC

Persian Empire: Darius

522 BC - 482 BC

Persian Empire: Xerxes

486 BC - 465 BC

Jesus

4 BC - 30 CE

Mohammad

570 CE - 632 CE

Umayyad Caliphate

661 CE - 750 CE

Abbasid Caliphate

750 CE - 1258 CE

Egypt

Old Kingdom

2686 BC - 2182 BC

Middle Kingdom

2040 BC - 1640 BC

New Kingdom

1550 BC - 1077 BC

Tutankhamun

1341 BC - 1323 BC

Pharaoh Ramses II

1303 BC - 1213 BC

Pharaoh Seti

1290 BC - 1279 BC

China

Shang Dynasty

1600 BC - 1046 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1046 BC - 256 BC

Qin Dynasty

Approx. 221 BC - Approx. 206 BC

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 220 CE

Sui Dynasty

581 CE - 618 CE

Tang Dynasty

618 CE - 907 CE

Yuan Dynasty- Mongol Rule

Approx. 960 CE - Approx. 1279 CE

Song Dynasty

960 CE - 1279 CE

Ming Dynasty

Approx. 1368 CE - Approx. 1644 CE

India

Indus Valley Civilization

Approx. 3300 BCE - Approx. 1300 BCE

Brahmanism

Approx. 1750 BCE - Approx. 500 BCE

Rig Veda

Approx. 1500 BCE - Approx. 1200 BCE

Upanishads

Approx. 700 BCE - Approx. 600 BCE

Life of Buddha

563 BCE - 483 BCE

Mauryan Empire

322 BCE - 185 BCE

Gupta Empire

Approx. 322 CE - Approx. 550 CE

Americas

Mayan Civilization

Approx. 2000 BCE - Approx. 400 bce

Olmec Civilization

Approx. 1500 BCE - Approx. 400 bce

Andean Civilization

Approx. 1200 BC - Approx. 700 AD

Aztec Civilization

Approx. 1325 - Approx. 1528

Inca Civilization

Approx. 1438 - Approx. 1532

Mediterranean Basin

Ancient Greece

800 BCE - 480 BCE

Roman Republic

509 BCE - 27 BCE

Classical Greece

480 BCE - 323 BCE

Philip of Macedonia

359 BCE - 336 Bce

Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 bce

Hellenistic Period

323 BCE - 146 BCE

Julius Caesar

Approx. 49 bce - Approx. 44 BCE

Caesar Augustus

27 BCE - 14 CE

Western Roman Empire

27 BCE - 476 CE

Christendom in Europe

70 CE - present day

Eastern Roman Empire

Approx. 285 CE - Approx. 1453 CE

Constantine

306 - 337

Byzantium Empire

330 CE - 1453 CE

Theodosius

379 CE - 395 CE

Africa

Nubian Kingdom of Meroe

890 BCE - 350 AD

Swahili Civilization

Approx. 0 AD - Approx. 1500

Islam in Africa

Approx. 600 - 2015

Early City/States in West Africa

Approx. 1000 - Approx. 1500

Kingdom of Ethiopia

1137 - 1935

Kingdom of Zimbabwe

1220 - 1450

Present Day

The United States of America

July 4, 1776 - May 12, 2015

Apple Computers

April 1, 1976 - May 12, 2015

Macintosh Computer Introduced

January 24, 1984 - May 12, 2015

Joseph Cohen

February 9, 2000 - May 12, 2015

Anneka Rose

February 18, 2000 - May 12, 2015

Francesca Avidan

October 13, 2000 - May 12, 2015

First iPhone Introduced

June 29, 2007 - May 12, 2015