600 BCE - 600 CE

Americas

Mayans

600 BCE - 250 CE

Olmecs

600 BCE - 400 BCE

Chavin

600 BCE - 250 BCE

Europe

Classic Greece

800 BCE - 350 BCE

Peloponnesian War

431 BCE - 404 BCE

Emperor Constantine converts to Christianity

313 BCE - 312 BCE

Julius Caesar

100 BCE - 44 BCE

Augustus Caesar

63 BCE - 14 CE

Pax Romana

27 BCE - 180 CE

Beginnings of Christianity (Jesus)

4 BCE - 33 CE

Germanic Migrations into Rome

21 CE - 600 CE

Byzantine Empire

330 CE - 600 CE

Roman capital moved to Constantinople

330 CE - 331 CE

Collapse of Roman Empire

476 CE - 477 CE

Justinian's Reign

527 CE - 565 CE

Africa

Bantu Migrations

600 BCE - 600 CE

Middle East/Central Asia

Achaemenid Empire

558 BCE - 330 BCE

Persian Wars

499 BCE - 449 BCE

Alexander of Macedon

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Seleucid Empire

323 BCE - 83 BCE

Hellenistic Age

323 BCE - 31 BCE

Parthian Empire

247 BCE - 224 CE

Sasanid Empire

224 CE - 651 CE

South Asia

Mauryan Dynasty

321 BCE - 185 BCE

Ashoka Maurya

268 BCE - 232 BCE

Gupta Empire

320 CE - 500 CE

East Asia

Beginnings of Daoism

600 BCE - 531 BCE

Beginnings of Confucianism (Confucius)

550 BCE - 479 BCE

Beginnings of Buddhism (Buddha)

480 BCE - 400 BCE

Period of the Warring States

475 BCE - 221 BCE

Qin Dynasty

221 BCE - 207 BCE

Han Dynasty I

206 BCE - 9 CE

Han Wudi

156 BCE - 87 BCE

Wang Mang

9 CE - 23 CE

Han Dynasty II

25 CE - 220 CE