600 BCE to 1750 CE

Events

Olmec

1200 BCE - 400 BCE

Bantu Migrations

1000 BCE - 1700 CE

Mayan

1000 bce - 1542 ce

Chavin

900 bc - 200 bc

Classical Greece

800 bce - 350 bce

Achaemenid Empire

558 BCE - 330 BCE

Roman Republic

509 bce - 1 ce

Persian Wars

499 BCE - 449 BCE

Confucianism Emerges

479 BCE

Period of the Warring States

475 BCE - 221 BCE

Peloponnesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

Alexander the Great

336 BC - 323 BC

His Empire

Hellenistic Era

323 BCE - 31 BCE

Seleucid Empire

323 BCE - 83 BCE

Mauryan Empire

322 bce - 185 bce

Ashoka Maurya’s Reign

268 bce - 232 bce

Parthian Dynasty

241 BC - 224 ce

Qin dynasty

221 bc - 206 bc

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 220 AD

Julius Caesar becomes dictator for life; ending the republic

44 BC

Pax Romana

27 BC - 180 AD

Augustus Caesar Becomes Emperor

27 bce

Buddhism Emerges

5 BCE

Daoism

4 BCE

Christianity Emerges

1 ce

Roman Empire

1 ce - 476 ce

Viking Raids

100 - 1100

Sasanid Empire

224 CE - 651 CE

Germanic Migrations

300 ce - 700 ce

Emperor Constantine converts to Christianity

312 ce

Gupta Empire

320 - 550

Byzantine Empire

330 - 1453

Constantinople

330 ce

Fall of the Roman Empire

476 ce

Justinian’s Reign

527 ce - 565 ce

Founding of Islam (Muhammad)

570 CE - 632 CE

Sui dynasty

589 ce - 618 ce

Medieval Europe

590 - 1500

Decline of classical Maya

600 - 950

Harsha’s Kingdom

606 - 648

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

Umayyad Empire

661 - 750

Silla Dynasty

668 - 935

Korea

Charlemagne

742 - 814

Abbasid Empire

750 AD - 1258 AD

Carolingian Kingdom

751 - 843

Nara and Heian Period (Japan)

794 - 1185

European Feudalism

800 CE - 1400 CE

Kingdom of Angkor

889 - 1431

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Holy Roman Empire

962 - 1806

Prince Vladimir’s Conversion to Christianity

987 C.E.

Reconquista of Spain

1000 - 1600

Kingdom of Ghana

1000 - 1200

Printing invented in China

1040 - 1050

Norman’s Invade England

1066

1st crusade

1095

Toltec Empire Collapses

1150 C.E

Kingdom of Mali

1200 - 1400

Genghis khan

1200 - 1206

Mongol Conquests

1206 - 1324

Delhi Sultanate

1206 - 1526

Marco Polo’s travels

1271 - 1295

Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty in China

1279 - 1368

Mansa Musa’s pilgrimage

1280 - 1337

Ottoman Dynasty

1289 - 1923

Rise of Ottoman Turks

1299 - 1453

Renaissance in Europe

1300 - 1700

Aztec Empire

1300 - 1520

Travels of Ibn Battuta

1325 - 1349

Tamerlane

1336 - 1405

Hundred Years’ War

1337 - 1453

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Great Schism in Christian Church

1378 - 1417

1st African slaves to Americas

1400

Zheng He’s voyages

1405 - 1433

Inca Empire

1438 - 1533

Ottoman’s Capture Constantinople

Apr 6, 1453 - May 29, 1453

Kingdom of Songhai

1464 - 1591

Nicolaus Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Spanish Inquisition

1478

Ferdinand Magellan

1480 - 1521

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

Dias rounded Cape of Good Hope

1488

King Henry VIII

1491 - 1547

Reconquista of Spain

1492

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

Scientific Revolution

1500 - 1700

Height of Aztec Empire

1500

Safavid Dynasty

1501 - 1722

Cortez conquered the Aztecs

1521

Mughal Dynasty

1526 - 1707

Pizarro toppled the Inca

1532

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Discovery of silver at Polosi

1545

Galileo

1564 - 1642

Defeat of the Spanish Armada by the British

1588

Tokugawa Shogunate

1600 - 1867

Foundation of Jamestown

1607

30 years war

1618 - 1648

1st African slaves to America

1619

John Locke

1632 - 1704

End of Ming/ Begging of the Qing Dynasty

1644

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Enlightenment

1650 - 1800

Cape Town colony founded (Dutch)

1652

Glorious Revolution/ English Bill of Rights

1688 - 1689

Adam Smith

1723 - 1790

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

James Cook

1770 - 1779

Establishment of 1st colony in Australia

1788