History Timeline 2

Middle East

Muhammad Establishes Islam

622

Rise and Decline of the Umayyad Dynasty

661 - 750

Split of Sunni and Shia

680

Rise and Decline of the Abbasid Empire

750 - 1258

Saladin's Recapture of Jerusalem

1187

Mongol Conquest of Islamic Heartlands

1258

Mamluk Victory: End of Mongol Drive West

1260

Europe

Reign of Justinian

527 - 565

First King of Kievan Russia

855

Great Schism

1054