Timeline of historical periods

Events

Homo sapiens

200000 BCE

Prehistory

200000 BCE - 440 BCE

Stone age

8000 BCE - 1800 BC

Ancient History

2900 BCE - 476 CE

Bronze age

1800 BCE - 1000 BCE

Iron age

1000 BCE - 440 BCE

Middle ages

Approx. 500 CE - Approx. 1500 CE

Modern

Approx. 1500 CE - Present