Postclassical Timeline Assignment (600-1450)

The Americas

fall of the toltec

1150

rise of the incas

1300

rise of the aztecs/mexica

1325

Europe

reign of Justinian (Byzantine Empire)

527 - 565

Early Middle Ages

600 - 1000

first king of Kievan Russia

855

High Middle Ages

1000 - 1300

Great Schism

1054

first crusades

1096 - 1099

Byzantine decline

1100 - 1450

Mongol Domination of Russia

1237 - 1480

Late Middle Ages

1300 - 1450

little ice age in europe

1300 - 1450

Spread of the black death in Europe and Russia

1348 - 1375

Ottoman Turks' defeat of the Byzantine Empire

1453

Asia

Sui dynasty

589 - 618

Tang dynasty

618 - 907

korea wins independence from tang dynasty

668

peak of buddhist influence in china

690 - 705

vietnam wins independence from china

939

Song dynasty

960 - 1279

invention of gunpowder

1100

japanese feudal age begins

1185

chinggis khan becomes khagan

1206

Delhi Sultanate established

1206

chinggis khan dies

1227

mongol/yuan dynasty, China

1271 - 1368

ming dynasty established

1368

Mongol kingdom is defeated

1368

zheng he's chinese expeditions

1405 - 1433

Middle East

Muhammed Establishes Islam

622

rise and decline of the umayyed dynasty

661 - 750

split of sunni and shia

680

rise and decline of the abassid dynasty

750 - 1258

Saladin's recapture of Jerusalem (and other lands conquered by the first crusades)

1187

Mongol Conquest of Islamic heartlands

1258

Mamluk victory: end of Mongol drive west

1260

Africa and Oceania

Islam begins spreading across North Africa

600 - 699

expansion of settlements and migrations throughout Polynesia

600 - 1400

ghana at the height of his power

1000

mali at the height of its power

1300