Classical Period (600 BCE to 600 CE)

Events

Life of Buddha

563 BCE - 483 BCE

Achaemenid Empire

558 BCE - 330 BCE

rule of Alexander the Great (335 BCE-325BCE)

Life of Confucius

500 BC

Greek Golden Age

500 B.C. - 400 B.C.

Greek-Persian wars

499 BCE

Warring States in China

480 BCE - 221 BCE

Life of Socrates

469 BCE - 399 BCE

Mauryan Empire

322 BCE - 185 BCE

Punic Wars

264 BCE - 146 BCE

First Punic War

264 B.C.E - 241 B.C.E

King Ashoka coverts to Buddhism

250 BCE

Qin Shihuangdi unifies China

220 BCE

Second Punic War

218 BCE - 201 BCE

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 220 CE

Third Punic War

149 BCE - 146 BCE

Pax Romana

27 BCE - 180 CE

Augustus Caesar

27 BCE - 14 CE

Life of

4 BCE - 30 CE

Mayan Civilization

300 CE - 900 CE

Constantine converts

306 CE - 337 CE

Edict of Milan

313 CE

Gupta Empire

320 CE - 550 CE

Council of Nicea

325 CE

Fall of Western Europe

476 CE

Dark Ages

476 CE