World History Timeline

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Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans first domesticate animals

10000 BCE

Neolithic Revolution begins; Humans first invent agriculture

8000 BCE

Wheel was invented

5000 BCE

First Civilizations

Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

4000 BCE

Mummification begins in Egypt

3600 BCE

Invention of first writing system( Cuneiform)

3000 BCE

Egyptian government ruled by Pharoah

2700 BCE

Code Of Hammurabi

1792 BCE

World Religions

Abraham Founds Judaism

1800 BCE

Hinduism founded in India

1700 BCE

Temple Mount built

957 BCE

Sidhartha Guatama founds Buddhism

563 BCE

Jesus born

4 BCE

Jesus crucified on the cross

30 CE

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE

Muhammed born in Mecca

570

Muhammed dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of the Rock site

632

Greece/Rome

Civilization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE

Homer write Iliad and the Odyssey

890 BCE

City-states of Athens and Sparta develop

800 BCE

Ancient Rome founded by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE

Rome develops Republic system of government with checks and balances

509 BCE

Democracy invented in Athens

508 BCE

Socrates born; invents Socratic Method

469 BCE

Trial of Socrates; Socrates dies

399 BCE

Julius Caesar is murdered--Roman Republic ends

44 BCE

Augustus is first Emperor of the Roman Empire; Pax Romama

44 BCE

Roman Empire at its largest

117 CE

Aristotle born; studies with Plato

384

Fall of the Roman Empire

410

Europe in the Middle Ages

Arabs take control of Jerusalem

638

Feudal system develops in Europe

850

First Crusade

1099

Magna Carta limits the power of British monarch

1215

First Bubonic Plague outbreak

1347

Empires of Ghana and Mali

Complex societies exist in Ghana

1500 BCE

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa

830 - 1235

Berber Empire takes overs Ghana by military force

1235

Mansa Musa rules Kingdom Of Mali

1280 - 1337

Mansa Musa takes Hajj to Mecca

1324

Kingdom of Mali becomes weakened

1599

Renaissance

Donatello sculpts La Pieta

1430 - 1440

Printing Press invented by Guttenberg, Renaissance begins

1439

Drawing technique of perspective invented

1470

Michelangelo

1501

Leonardo Da Vinci paints Mona Lisa

1503

Raphael paints School of Athens

1510 - 1511