Classical

Events

Ziggurat at Ur constructed

2150 BC

Wall reliefs sculpted at Nineveh

650 BC

Parthenon built

448 BC - 432 BC

Alexander the Great conquers known world

332 BC

Roamans build first Highway

312 BC

Rome burns, Nero blamed

64 AD

Pompeii destroyed by volcano

79 AD

Middle Ages

Approx. 500 AD - Approx. 1500

Maro Polo goes to China

1271

Renaissance

Approx. 1300 - Approx. 1700

Gutenberg invents printing with movable type

1446 - 1450

Leonardo paints "Mona Lisa"

1503 - 1506

Michelangelo frescoes Sistine Chapel ceiling

1508 - 1512

Luther posts 95 Theses, Reformation begins

1517

Baroque

Approx. 1600 - Approx. 1750

Galileo invents telescope

1609

King James Bible published

1619

Pilgrims land at Plymoth

1620

Newton devises theory of gravity

1687

Fahrenheit invents mercury thermometer

1714

James Watt invents steam engine

1765

American colonies declare independence

1776

Romanticism

Approx. 1800 - Approx. 1850

Neoclassicism

Approx. 1800 - Approx. 1900

Realsim

Approx. 1865 - Approx. 1910