Periods 1 and 2 WHAP timeline

South Asia

Mauryan Empire

321 bce - 180 bce

Gupta

320 CE - 550 CE

Middle East, North Africa, Europe

Assyrian Empire

2500 BCE - 612 BCE

Phoenician Civilizations

1550 BCE - 300 BC

Babylonian Empire

626 BCE - 539 BCE

Persian Empire

550 BCE - 330 BCE

Hellenistic Period

336 BCE - 30 BCE

Roman Empire

27 BCE - 476 CE

East Asia

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 206 BC

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 24 CE