River Valleys to Mediterranean World

Main

Mesopotamia

8000 B.C.E. - 2000 B.C.E.

The first river valley civilization.

Ancient Egypt

3100 B.C.E - 969 B.C.E

The first pyramids were built.

Ancient China

3000 B.C.E - 0

Indus River Valley

2500 B.C.E.

Developed irrigation systems.

Classical India

2300 B.C.E - 1750 C.E

Code of Hammurabi

1750 B.C.E

Vedic Age

1500 B.C.E - 1000 B.C.E

Zhou China

1029 B.C.E - 258 B.C.E.

Classical Greece

800 B.C.E - 146 B.C.E

Life of Buddha

563 B.C.E - 483 B.C.E

Confucius

551 B.C.E - 478 B.C.E

Republic of Rome

509 B.C.E - 27 B.C.E

Twelve Tables of Law

450 B.C.E

Peloponnesian War

431 B.C.E - 404 B.C.E

Alexander the Great

356 B.C.E - 323 B.C.E

Hellenism

323 B.C.E - 146 B.C.E

Reign of Ashoka

269 B.C.E - 232 B.C.E

Punic Wars

264 B.C.E - 146 B.C.E

Qin China

221 B.C.E - 202 B.C.E

Han China

202 B.C.E - 220 C.E

Roman Empire

27 B.C.E - 476 C.E

Fall of Rome

476 C.E.