Unit 1 After 1000 BCE

Events

Era of the classical Greek polis

800 BCE - 338 BCE

Founding of Rome, according to tradition

753 BCE

Laozi

600 BCE - 500 BCE

Life of Zarathustra

600 BCE - 500 BCE

Life of Sappho

600 BCE

Life of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha

563 BCE - 483 BCE

Acaemenid dynasty

558 bc - 330 bc

Reign of Cyrus the Achaemenid

558 BCE - 530 BCE

Confucius

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Life of Vardhamana Mahavira

540 BCE - 468 BCE

Reign of Darius

521 BCE - 486 BCE

Invasion of India by Darius of Persia

520 BCE

Establishment of the Roman Republic

509 BCE

Persian Wars

500 BCE - 479 BCE

Darius's invasion of Greece

490 BCE

Xerxes' invasion of Greece

480 BCE

Battle of Salamis

480 BCE

Battle of Plataea

479 BCE

Life of Socrates

470 BC - 399 BC

Pericles' leadership in Athens

443 BCE - 429 BCE

Peloponnesean War

431 BCE - 404 BCE

Life of Plato

430 BCE - 347 BCE

Period of the Warring States

403 BCE - 221 BCE

Shang Yang

390 BCE - 338 BCE

Life of Aristotle

384 BCE - 322 BCE

Mencius

372 BCE - 289 BCE

Reign of Philip II of Macedon

359 BCE - 336 BCE

Reign of Alexander of Macedon

336 bc - 323 bc

Invasion and conquest of the Achaemenid empire by Alexander of Macedon

334 BCE - 330 BCE

Invasion of India by Alexander of Macedon

327 bc

Seleucid dynasty

323 BC - 83 BC

Mauryan dynasty

321 bc - 185 bc

Reign of Chandragupta Maurya

321 BCE - 297 BCE

Spread of Buddhism and Hinduism to southeast Asia

300 B.C.E. - 201 B.C.E.

Xunzi

298 BCE - 238 BCE

Han Feizi

280 BCE - 233 BCE

Reign of Ashoka Maurya

268 BCE - 232 BCE

Roman expansion in the Mediterranean basin

264 BCE - 164 BCE

Parthian dynasty

247 bc - 224 ad

Qin Dynasty

221 BCE - 206 BCE

Former Han Dynasty

206 B.C.E - 9 C.E

Introduction of Buddhism to central Asia

200 B.C.E. - 101 B.C.E.

Bactrian rule in northern India

182 B.C.E. - 1 C.E.

Reign of Han Wudi

141 BCE - 87 BCE

Travels of Zhang Qian in central Asia

139 BCE - 126 BCE

Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero

106 BCE - 43 BCE

Introduction of Buddhism to China

100 B.C.E. - 1 B.C.E.

Rule of Gaius Julius Caesar as dictator

46 BCE - 44 BCE

Rule of Augustus

31 BCE - 14 CE

Life of Jesus of Nazareth

4 BCE - 32 CE

Civil war in Rome

0 CE - 99 CE

Life of Paul of Tarsus

0 ce - 100 ce

Kushan empire in northern India and central Asia

1 CE - 300 CE

Reign of Wang Mang

9 CE - 23 CE

Later Han Dynasty

25 CE - 220 CE

Jewish War

66 ce - 70 ce

Reign of Kushan emperor Kanishka

78 CE - 103 CE

Spread of Christianity in the Mediterranean basin and southwest Asia

100 CE - 199 CE

Yellow Turban rebellion

184 CE

Life of Mani

216 CE - 272 CE

Collapse of the Han dynasty

220 CE

Sasnid dynasty

224 ce - 651 ce

Reign of Diocletian

284 C.E. - 305 C.E.

Reign of Constantine

306 AD - 337 AD

Gupta Dynasty

320 CE - 550 CE

Council of Nicaea

325 AD

Edict of Milan and the legalization of Christianity in the Roman empire

331 CE

Council of Chalcedon

451 CE

Collapse of the western Roman empire

476 CE

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