Postclassical Timeline

Events

Reign of Justinian (Byzantine Empire)

527 AD - 565 AD

Sui Dynasty

589 AD - 618 AD

Islam Begins Spreading Across North Africa

600 AD - 700 AD

Early Middle Ages

600 AD - 1000 AD

Expansion of Settlements & Migrations in Polynesia (Hawaiian Islands, New Zealand, Easter Island)

600 AD - 1400 AD

Tang Dynasty

618 AD - 907 AD

Muhammed establishes Islam

622 AD

Rise and Decline of the Umayyad Empire

661 AD - 750 AD

Korea Wins Independence From Tang Dynasty

668 AD

Split of Sunni and Shia

680 AD

Peak Buddhist Influence in China

690 AD - 705 AD

Rise and Decline of the Abbasid Empire

750 AD - 1258 AD

First King of Kievan Russia

855 AD

Vietnam Wins Independence From China

939 AD

Song Dynasty

960 AD - 1279 AD

High Middle Ages

1000 AD - 1300 AD

Ghana at the Height of its Power

1000 AD

Great Schism

1054 AD

First Crusades

1096 AD - 1099 AD

Byzantine Decline

1100 AD - 1450 AD

Invention of Gunpowder

1100 AD

Fall of the Tolec

1150 AD

Japanese Feudal Age Begins

1185 AD

Saladin's Recapture of Jerusalem (and other lands conquered by the first Crusades)

1187 AD

Dehli Sultanate Established

1206 AD

Chinggis Khan Become Khagan

1206 AD

Chinggis Khan Dies

1227 AD

Mongol Domination of Russia

1237 AD - 1480 AD

Mongol Conquest of Islamic Heartlands

1258 AD

Mamluk Victory: End of Mongol Drive West

1260 AD

Mongol/ Yuan Dynasty in China

1271 AD - 1368 AD

Little Ice Age in Europe

1300 - 1400

Rise of the Incas

1300 AD

Late Middle Ages

1300 AD - 1450 AD

Mali at the Height of its Power

1300 AD

Rise of Aztecs/ Mexica

1325 AD

Spread of the Black Death in Europe and Russia

1348 AD - 1375 AD

Ming Dynasty Established

1368 AD

Mongol Kingdom Defeated

1368 AD

Zheng He's Chinese Expeditions

1405 AD - 1433 AD

Ottoman Turks' Defeat of the Byzantine Empire

1453 AD