ANCIENT AND CLASSICAL TIMELINE - Colin Murphy - Period 6

Middle East

Neolithic Revolution emerges and spreads

Approx. 8000 B.C.

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Tigris-Euphrates civilization established

Approx. 4000 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Egyptian civilization established

3000 BCE

Introduction of ironwork

1400 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Jews settle near the Mediterranean

1200 BCE

First Jewish diaspora, caused by Assyrian conquest

722 BCE

YEAR THAT MARKS THE END OF THE ANCIENT ERA/BEGINNING OF THE CLASSICAL ERA

600 BCE

Achaemenid Persian Empire

550 BCE - 330 BCE

Persian conquest of Phoenicia

539 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Birth of Jesus Christ

0 BCE

End of Jewish state in Roman empire

70 CE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Reign of Constantine

306 CE - 312 CE

South Asia

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Indus River Valley civilization established

2500 BCE

Vedic Age

1500 BCE - 1000 BCE

YEAR THAT MARKS THE END OF THE ANCIENT ERA/BEGINNING OF THE CLASSICAL ERA

600 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Rise and fall of Mauryan empire

322 BCE - 232 BCE

Years of Ashoka's rule

269 BCE - 232 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Rise of Buddhism

200 BCE - 200 CE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Rise and fall of Gupta empire

319 CE - 535 CE

East Asia

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Shang civilization established

1500 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Zhou dynasty

1029 BCE - 258 BCE

YEAR THAT MARKS THE END OF THE ANCIENT ERA/BEGINNING OF THE CLASSICAL ERA

600 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Qin dynasty

221 BCE - 202 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Han dynasty

202 BCE - 220 CE

Europe

Rise of Greece

800 BCE - 470 BCE

YEAR THAT MARKS THE END OF THE ANCIENT ERA/BEGINNING OF THE CLASSICAL ERA

600 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Roman republic established

509 BCE

Greece's "golden age"

470 BCE - 430 BCE

Philip of Macedonia's (Alexander the Great's father) conquest of Greece

338 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Alexander the Great's conquests

338 BCE - 323 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Hellenistic Period

300 BCE - 100 BCE

Roman defeat of Greece

146 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Julius Caesar's rule

49 BCE - 44 BCE

Caesar Augustus's rule

27 BCE - 14 CE

Roman Empire

27 BCE - 476 CE

Roman Empire begins to decline

180 CE

Americas

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Olmec civilization established

1400 BCE

Chavin civilization, South America

900 BCE - 200 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Chavin civilization established

900 BCE

Olmec civilization spreads, Mesoamerica

800 BCE - 400 BCE

YEAR THAT MARKS THE END OF THE ANCIENT ERA/BEGINNING OF THE CLASSICAL ERA

600 BCE

Establishment of Maya city-states, Mesoamerica

250 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Establishment of Teotihuacan, Mesoamerica

100 BCE

(PICTURE ATTACHED) Moche civilization, South America

200 CE - 700 CE

Establishment of Cahokia civilization, North America

600 CE

Peak of Chaco culture, North America

900 CE - 1150 CE