southernization

Events

india

2300 BCE - 1760 BCE

Indians began to develop sophisticated dyeing techniques

india

321 BCE - 185 BCE

Mauryan empire

india

300 BCE

Malay sailors began to ride the monsoons

china

Approx. 200 bce

prototypes of the compass

india

Approx. 15 CE

Egypt became an overseas market for Indian cottons

india

100 ce

indian merchants could make the trip by sea

china

221 ce

Han dynasty falls

india

300 CE

Indian influence on East Africa

india

400 ce

Malay sailors could be found 2/3rd of the way around the world

india

Approx. 400 CE

Textiles were being traded in Southeast Asia

china

Approx. 400 ce

porcelain was developed

india

499 ce

the concept of zero attached to a text on astronomy

china

581 ce

Chinese reunited under the Sui dynsasty

muslim trade routes

Approx. 600 ce

arab cavalries converted to islam

china

600 ce

southern china was becoming prosperous

china

618 ce - 906 ce

Tang dynasty

china

700 ce - 750 ce

printing developed within Buddhist monasteries

muslim trade routes

Approx. 700 ce

conquered Spain and Turkish areas of central Asia and northwestern India

china

Approx. 700 ce - Approx. 1100 ce

population of southern china tripled

china

Approx. 800 ce

invention of gunpowder by Taoist alchemists

muslim trade routes

825 ce

mathematics within the Islamic empires drew upon the indian traditons as well as greek and persian

china

Approx. 900 ce

gunpowder used in flaming arrows, rockets, and bombs thrown by catapults

china

919 ce

gunpowder was used in a flamthrower

china

960 ce - 1279 ce

song dynasty

muslim trade routes

1000 ce

sugarcane became an important crop in much of middle east and spain

mongol trade routes

1200 ce

the process of southerization had created a prosperous south from china to the muslim mediterranean

mongol trade routes

1204 ce

byzantine empire was destoryed when venetians seized its capital

mongol trade routes

1212 ce - 1270 ce

the chirstans conquered southern spain except for granada

mongol trade routes

1261 ce

Genoese help the byzantines get constaninople back from the venetians

mongol trade routes

1331 ce

the plague breaks out in china

mongol trade routes

1346 ce

plague reached the black sea port and spread to middle east and europe

mongol trade routes

1450 ce

thousands of Asian slaves were in every major itlaian city

mongol trade routes

1453 ce

ottoman conquest of contantinople