classical

Events

the Neolithic Revolution

8000 BCE - 3000 BCE

Mesopotamian Civilization

3500 BCE - 2350 BCE

Ancient Egyptian Civilization

3000 BCE - 1000 BCE

Indus Civilization

2500 BCE - 1750 BCE

the Maya (beginning)

2000 BCE

the Aryan Migration

1750 BCE

the Shang Dynasty

1500 BCE

the Vedas (completed)

1200 BCE

the Zhou

1029 BCE - 1000 BCE

the Upanishads created

1000 BCE - 600 BCE

the Golden Age of Athens

800 BCE - 600 BCE

Buddhism (founded)

563 BCE

Confucianism

551 BCE - 478 BCE

the Roman Republic (beginning)

509 BCE

Taoism

500 BCE

Alexander's Empire

338 BCE - 328 BCE

the Maurya

322 BCE - 100 BCE

the Gupta

320 BCE - 535 CE

the Qin

221 BCE - 202 BCE

the Han

202 BCE - 220 CE

the Roman Empire (established)

27 BCE

Christianity (crucifixion of Jesus)

30 CE