APWH-Post Classical Era Timeline

Events

Germanic Invasions

200 - 500

Sasanid Dynasty

224 CE - 651 CE

Gupta Dynasty

320 CE - 550 CE

(Ganges Valley)
-stable & prosperous --> scholars
-Chandra Gupta

Byzantine Empire

330 - 1453

Ghana Mali Songhai

400 ce - 1600 ce

gold for salt
-trans subsaharan trade
-camel saddles and caravans
-Islam: qadi (judges/legal scholars), many mosques
-Mansa Musa- Mali king, hajj, gold

Fall of Rome

476

-tax revolts
-trade decrease
-germanic invasions
-division of empire (west&east)

Justinian I

482 - 565

Franks

500 - 841

Post Classical Era

600 - 1450

Bantu Migrations

600 CE - 1000 CE

Silk Road

600 CE - 1450 c.e

Eurasia&N Africa

Islam

610

Umayyads

661 - 750

-most prominent of Mecca merchant clans
-tightly centralized
-favored Arabs--> policies reflected Arab military aritocracy

Abbasid Dynasty (Caliphs)

750 - 1258

different from Umayyads:
-not conquerers--> little expansion
-didn't favor Arabs
-Persian techniques of statecraft
same:
-still central authority

Carolingian Kingdom

751 - 843

Great Schism

1054