Period 2

Events

life of zorathustra

Approx. 628 b.c

south asia

life of lao Tzu

Approx. 601 b.c

east asia

life of buddha

Approx. 600 b.c

south asia

orgin of jainism

544 b.c

south asia

reign of darius I

522 b.c

west asia

roman empire

Approx. 509 b.c

middle east

greek golden age

Approx. 500 b.c

europe

rule of Alexander

356 b.c

europe

mauryan dynasty

322 bc

south asia

rule of ashoka

265 b.c

south asia

Qin dynasty

221 bc

east asia

Qin unified China

221 BC

east asia

Han dynasty

206 BC

east asia

life of confucius

145 b.c

east asia

founding teotihuacan

100 b.c

north america

invention of paper

100 b.c

east asia

rule of ceasar

63 b.c

europe

roman empire

27 b.c

europe

life of gods son

1 b.c - 33 c.e

africa/asia

birth of christ

1 a.d

africa

moche civ.

100 a.d

south america

thraveda/mahayana buddism split

150 c.e

south asia

end of pax romana

180 c.e

middle east

yellow turban rebellion

184 a.d

east asia

mayan civilization

Approx. 300

north america

buddism arrives in china

300

east asia

rome convert to Christianity

312 c.e

middle east

gupta dynasty

320 ce

south asia

Constantinople is Rome capital

330 c.e

middle east

trans-saharan trade routes

400 c.e

africa

fall of rome

476

middle east

rule of justinian

527 c.e

europe

bananas spread to africa

600 c.e

africa