AP World History Period 2 Timeline

Events

Era of the classical Greek polis

800 BCE - 338 BCE

Laozi

Approx. 600 BCE - 501 BCE

Life of the Buddha

563 BCE - 483 BCE

Reign of Cyrus the Achaemenid

558 BCE - 530 BCE

Confucious

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Reign of Darius

521 BCE - 486 BCE

Establishment of the Roman Republic

509 BCE

Persian Wars

500 BCE - 479 BCE

Life of Socrates

470 BCE - 399 BCE

Peloponnesian War

431 BCE - 404 BCE

Life of Plato

430 BCE - 347 BCE

Period of the Warring States

403 BCE - 221 BCE

Reign of Phillip II of Macedon

359 BCE - 336 BCE

Reign of Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Invasion and Conquest of the Achaemenid Empire by Alexander of Macedon

334 BCE - 330 BCE

Invasion of India by Alexander the Great

327 BCE

Mauryan Dynasty

321 BCE - 185 BCE

Spread of Buddhism and Hinduism to southeast Asia

300 B.C.E. - 201 B.C.E.

Xunzi

298 BCE - 238 BCE

Reign of Ashoka

268 BCE - 232 BCE

Qin Dynasty

221 BCE - 207 BCE

Early Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 9 CE

Introduction to Buddhism in China

100 BCE - 1 BCE

Civil War in Rome

100 BC - 1 BC

Rule of Julius Caesar

46 BCE - 44 BCE

Rise of Augustus

31 BCE - 14 CE

Kushan Empire in Northern India and Central Asia

1 CE - 270 CE

Late Han Dynasty

25 CE - 220 CE

Jewish War

66 CE - 70 CE

Collapse of the Han Dynasty

220 CE

Sasanid Dynasty

224 CE - 651 CE

Reign of Constantine

313 CE - 337 CE

Gupta Dynasty

320 CE - 550 CE

Collapse of the Roman Empire

476 CE