C.4

Events

Unification of Egypt

3100 BCE

Sundial

2500 BCE - 2000 BCE

time period they were used

Water clock

1500 BCE

when they were invented

Dark Ages

1100 BCE - 800 BCE

Eratosthenes

276 BCE - 195 BCE

Created a method for measuring the circumference of the earth. 15% too high. He was a geographer

China unified

221 BCE

Hipparchus of NIcea

165 BCE - 127 BCE

Greek astronomer, inventor of trigonometry

Tower of the winds

100 BCE

Tall tower in Greece. It had a water clock in it and was a giant sun dial

Strabo

64 B.C. - 25 A.D.

Greek Cartographer and philosopher. He worked with the idea of different climates

Jesus Christ Crucified on the Cross

30 AD

Ptolemy

90 AD - 168

Scientist, astrologer, cartographer

Isodore of Seville

560 - 636

He tried to find the garden of Eden and claimed to know what it looked like and its location

Hour Glass

700

when they were invented

Leif Erickson

970 - 1020

Leif Ericson: Discovers the new world

1000

Urban II (Pope)

1088 - 1099

Made church reforms (to make the church less corrupt) and started encouraging crusades

First Crusade

1096 - 1099

Saint Hildegard

1099 - 1179

created one of the first descriptions of hell as we know it

Cambodian King Suryavarman II

1113 - 1150

He built the largest Stupa temple complex (artificial mountain, ziggurat like)

Free contact between Europe and Asia

1250 - 1350

East and West could trade without middle-eastern nations blocking Europeans from passing the Mediterranean

Dante Alighieri

1265 - 1321

Divine Comedy

Renaissance

1300 - 1600

Black Death arrives

1347

Black Death arrives

1347

Cheng Ho occupies Peking

1368

Cheng Ho

1371 - 1433

First slave trade

1444

Amerigo Vespucci

1454 - 1512

Columbus's Discovery of the New World

1492

De revolutioibus orbium

1543

Copernicus's book with the heliocentric model

Matteo Ricci

1552 - 1610

(priest and missionary to China. Gave the Emperor his first clock)

Galileo Galilei

1564 - 1642

created the pendulum for clocks and was condemned to death for his (other) beliefs

Robert Hooke

1635 - 1703

Hooke's law, began creating first marine clock

John Harrison

1693 - 1776

Submitted his nautical clock to Parliment and got half prize, Hooke technically thought of it first

English warship crashed 40 miles from shore

1707

Search for method for longitude began

Harrison's nautical clock

1761

when it was invented

World war 1

1914 - 1918

World war 2

1939 - 1945

Madi gleason the best person ever is born

1999