GREEN: Jewish History
YELLOW: Han Dynasty
RED: Roman Empire
BLUE: Mayan Civilization
Jewish leader and historian
Christians are blamed for the destruction
The completion of the Colosseum was celebrated with 100 days of games
It was a long wall built across northern England in an effort to keep the barbarians out
Roman forces kill an estimated half a million Jews and destroy 985 villages and 50 fortresses
He also forbids Jews to dwell there. Judea (the southern portion of what is now called the West Bank) was renamed Palaestina in an attempt to minimize Jewish identification with the land of Israel.
Mentioned in Chinese sources who established a translation centre in the Chinese imperial capital, Luoyang.
As a result of local government offices being attacked across China
Wars between warlords and states continued and China would have to wait about 350 years to be unified again
Rome becomes a Christian empire. Before this, Rome persecuted the Christians. Constantius dies. His son Constantine is the new vice-emperor of Galerius
Rome split into two empires - the Western Roman Empire and the Eastern Roman Empire. Each side had a ruler in charge of it. The Roman Empire was split by Theodosius.
The disintegration of Maya culture and language begins in some parts of the highlands
Led by Alaric, this was the first time in 800 years that the city of Rome has fallen to an enemy
The last Roman Emperor Romulus Augustus is defeated by the German Goth Odoacer. This is the start of the Dark Ages in Europe
Citizens from Teotihuacan make their way to Tikal, introducing new ideas involving weaponry, captives, ritual practices and human sacrifice
Tikal becomes the largest city-state in Mesoamerica, with as many as 500,000 inhabitants within the city and its hinterland.
Hundreds of Jews were killed and thousands exhiled to Egypt, ending the Jewish towns in the Galilee and Judea. Heraclius' decree remained in effect until the Muslim conquest of Jerusalem.
Pacal dies at the age of 80 and is buried in the Temple of the Inscriptions at Palenque
Trade between Maya city-states declines, and inter-state conflict increases
Toltecs: A people known as the Uicil-abnal, which later takes the name Itzá, settles in the desolate city
The Byzantine Empire comes to an end as it falls to the Ottoman Empire. The Ottoman Turks capture Constantinople in 1453 A.D. It is renamed Istanbul in 1930.