Power

A Global thematic timeline by Melanie Paquiyauri

Events

Sumer's city-states flourish

3200 BC

River valley civilizations, like Egypt, emerge

3000 BC

The Shang controls territory around Huang He.

1650 BC

Aryans conquer North American villages.

1500 BC

The Zhou overthrew the Shang.

1027 BC

Nubia conquers Egypt.

750 BC

Alexander the Great conquers the Persian Empire.

331 BC

This causes him to add to his huge empire. He already rules all of Greece.

Asoka becomes the Maurya's emporer

268 BC

Shi Huangdi unites much of China

221 BC

Hannibal invades Italy.

218 BC

Axum gains control of trade network.

200 BC

Greece's dominance of the Mediterranean world ends.

133 BC

Chinese warlords overthrow last Han emperor.

220

Gupta golden age in India begins

320

Axum conquers Nubia.

350

Western Rome Empire collapses.

476

Byzantine Empire reaches its height

Approx. 500

Charlemagne becomes king and unites Western Europe.

800

Frankish empire splits into three

843

Becomes weaker

Empire of Mali reaches its height

1250

Ottoman Turks capture Constantinople

1453

Ivan the Great begins in reign in Russia.

1462

Aztec Empire reaches its height

1500

Suleiman's regin begins

1520

Akbar rules Mughal-India

1556

The Romanov dyansty begins its reign in Russia

1613