Postclassical Timeline

Middle East

Muhammad's Lifetime

570 - 632

Islam spreads across North Africa

600

Split of the Sunni and Shia

680

Establishment of the Dehli Sultanate

1206

Europe

Justinians Reign

527 CE - 565 CE

Little Ice Age in Europe

1300

Spread of Black Death-Europe and Russia

1348 - 1375

Ottoman Turks Defeat of Byzantine Empire

1453

Asia

Sui Dynasty

589 - 618

Expansion of Settlements and Migrations Throughout Polynesia

600 - 1400

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

Taika Reforms in Japan

646

Rise and Decline of the Umayyad Dynasty

661 - 750

Koreaa Wins Independence from Tang

668

Korean Silla Dynasty Established

688

Peak of Buddhist influence in China

690 - 705

Rise and Decline of the Abbasid Empire

750 - 1258

First King of Kievan Russia

855

Vietnam wins Independence from China

939

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Ghana at the height of its Power

1000

First Crusades

1096 - 1099

Southern Song Dynasty

1127 - 1279

Japanese Feudal Age Begins

1185

Saladins recapture of Jerusalem

1187

Chinggis Khan became Khagan

1206

Chinggis Khan Death

1227

Mongol Domination of Russia

1237 - 1480

Mongol Conquest of Islamic Heartlands

1258

Mamluk Victory Bring end to Mongols Drive West

1260

Mongol/Yuan Dynasty Reign

1271 - 1368

Mali at the height of its Power

1300

Timur-i Langs Rule

1360 - 1405

Ming Dynasty Established

1368

Mongol Kingdom Defeated

1368

Zheng He's Chinese Expeditions

1405 - 1433

Miscellaneous

Early Middle Ages

500 - 1000

Year Zero on the Muslim Calendar

622

High Middle Ages

1000 - 1300

Great Schism

1054

Byzantine Decline

1100 - 1453

Invention of Gunpowder

1100

Fall of the Toltec

1150

Rise of the Incas

1300

Rise of the Aztecs/Mexica

1325