Period 1


beginnings of agriculture

8000 BCE

bronze age begins

3000 BCE

great pyramid of giza completed

2560 BCE

hammurabi's code written

1754 BCE

18th century BCE

1st iron age

1200 BCE

life of Buddha, Confucious, Laozi

600 BCE

6th century BCE

golden age of Greece

479 BCE - 431 BCE

5th-4th century BCE

china's warring states period

403 BCE - 221 BCE

alexander the great dies

323 BCE

Qin dynasty unified china

221 BCE

fall of mauryan empire

184 BCE