Period 3 Timeline


Silla dynasty

57 B.C - 935 C.E

Silla was one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, and one of the world's longest sustained dynasties. Although it was founded by King Park Hyeokgeose, the dynasty was ruled by the Gyeongju Kim clan for most of its 992-year history.


570 - 632

Muhammad is the central figure of Islam and widely identified as its founder by non-Muslims. He is known as the "Holy Prophet" to Muslims, almost all of whom consider him to be the final prophet of God

Sui dynasty

589 - 618

Tang dynasty

618 - 907

Tang dynasty

618 - 907

Umayyad dynasty

661 - 750

The Umayyad Caliphate, also spelled Omayyad, was the second of the four major Arab caliphates established after the death of Muhammad. This caliphate was centred on the Umayyad dynasty, hailing from Mecca.

Nara period

710 - 794

The Nara period of the history of Japan covers the years from AD 710 to 794. Empress Genmei established the capital of Heijō-kyō (present-day Nara).

Abbasid dynasty

750 - 1258

The Abbasid Caliphate was the third of the Islamic caliphates to succeed the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The Abbasid dynasty descended from Muhammad's youngest uncle, Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib, from whom the dynasty takes its name.

Reign of Charlemagne

768 - 814

a medieval emperor who ruled much of Western Europe from 768 to 814. In 771, Charlemagne became king of the Franks, a Germanic tribe in present-day Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and western Germany.

Heian period

794 - 1185

The period is named after the capital city of Heian-kyō, or modern Kyōto. It is the period in Japanese history when Buddhism, Taoism and other Chinese influences were at their height.

Kingdom of Angkor

889 - 1431

The largest and most powerful Golden Age state was the Khmer kingdom of Angkor in Cambodia, established by King Jayavarman II in 802. The name Angkor derives from the Sanskrit term for “holy city,” and Jayavarman considered himself a reincarnation of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction and fertility.

Kingdom of Ghana

900 - 1100

The Ghana Empire, properly known as Awkar was located in what is now southeastern Mauritania and western Mali. Wikipedia

Song dynasty

960 - 1279

The Song dynasty was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279. It succeeded the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, coincided with the Liao and Western Xia dynasties, and was followed by the Yuan dynasty.

Schism between eastern and western Christian Church


Schism of 1054, also called East–West Schism, event that precipitated the final separation between the Eastern Christian churches (led by the patriarch of Constantinople, Michael Cerularius) and the Western Church (led by Pope Leo IX)

Saljuq control over Abbasid dynasty


Norman invasion of England


The Norman conquest of England was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled as William the Conqueror.

First Crusade

1096 - 1099

The First Crusade was the first of a number of crusades that attempted to capture the Holy Land, called by Pope Urban II in 1095

Fourth Crusade

1202 - 1204

The Fourth Crusade was a Western European armed expedition called by Pope Innocent III, originally intended to conquer Muslim-controlled Jerusalem by means of an invasion through Egypt

Reign of Chinggis Khan

1206 - 1227

rose from humble beginnings to establish the largest land empire in history. After uniting the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau, he conquered huge chunks of central Asia and China.

Sultanate of Delhi

1206 - 1526

The Delhi Sultanate was a Muslim kingdom based mostly in Delhi that stretched over large parts of the Indian subcontinent for 320 years.

Mongol conquest of all of China

1211 - 1279

Kingdom of Great Zimbabwe

1220 - 1450

was a medieval kingdom located in modern-day Zimbabwe. Its capital, Great Zimbabwe, is the largest stone structure in precolonial Southern Africa.

Mali Empire

1230 - 1600

The Mali Empire, also historically referred to as the Manden Kurufaba, was an empire in West Africa from c. 1230 to c. 1600. The empire was founded by Sundiata Keita and became renowned for the wealth of its rulers, especially Mansa Musa.

Reign of Kublai Khan

1260 - 1294

Portrait of Kublai Khan drawn shortly after his death on February 18, 1294. ... He also founded the Yuan dynasty in China as a conquest dynasty in 1271, and ruled as the first Yuan emperor until his death in 1294.

Reign of Kublai Khan

1260 - 1294

Portrait of Kublai Khan drawn shortly after his death on February 18, 1294. ... He also founded the Yuan dynasty in China as a conquest dynasty in 1271, and ruled as the first Yuan emperor until his death in 1294.

Marco Polo's trip to China

1271 - 1295

Marco Polo was born in 1254, in Venice, Italy. He traveled extensively with his family, journeying from Europe to Asia from 1271 to 1295. He remained in China for 17 of those years. Around 1292, he left China, acting as consort along the way to a Mongol princess who was being sent to Persia.

Yuan dynasty

1279 - 1368

The Yuan dynasty, officially the Great Yuan, was the empire or ruling dynasty of China established by Kublai Khan, leader of the Mongolian Borjigin clan.

Ibn Battuta

1304 - 1369

, was a medieval Moroccan traveler and scholar, who is widely recognised as one of the greatest .

Reign of Mansa Musa

1312 - 1337

Mansa Musa, fourteenth century emperor of the Mali Empire, is the medieval African ruler most known to the world outside Africa. His elaborate pilgrimage to the Muslim holy city of Mecca in 1324 introduced him to rulers in the Middle East and in Europe.


1336 - 1405

Timur, historically known as Tamerlane, was a Turco-Mongol conqueror and the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia. He was also the first ruler in the Timurid dynasty.

Hundred Year's War

1337 - 1453

The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, rulers of the Kingdom of France, over the succession of the French throne.

First Bubonic Plague Pandemic

1340 - 1400

In the Late Middle Ages (1340–1400) Europe experienced the most deadly disease outbreak in history when the Black Death, the infamous pandemic of bubonic plague, hit in 1347, killing a third of the human population.

Ming dynasty

1368 - 1644

Zheng He's expeditions

1371 - 1435

was a Hui Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat, and fleet admiral during China's early Ming dynasty. Born Ma He, Zheng commanded expeditionary voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, Western Asia, and East Africa from 1405 to 1433.

Inca Empire

1438 - 1533

The Inca Empire, also known as the Incan Empire and the Inka Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America, and possibly the largest empire in the world in the early 16th century.

Fall of Constantinople


The Fall of Constantinople was the capture of the capital of the Byzantine Empire by an invading army of the Ottoman Empire on 29 May 1453.