History Exam

Ancient World Events

Paleolithic Age (Old Stone Age)

20000 BCE - 12000 BCE

Last Ice Age

12000 BCE

Neolithic Revolution

10000 BCE - 4000 BCE

Neolithic Age (New Stone Age)

8000 BCE - 4000 BCE

Mesopotamia

4500 BCE

Sumerians Settle in Mesopotamia

3500 BCE

Narmer

3100 BCE

Old Kingdom

2800 BCE - 2200 BCE

Indus River Valley

2500 BCE - 2000 BCE

Sargon I

2350 BCE

Sargon I Attack Sumerians

2300 BCE

The First Illness

2200 BCE - 2050 BCE

The Middle Kingdom

2050 BCE - 1750 BCE

Mycenaeans

2000 BCE - 1200 BCE

Minoans

2000 BCE - 1400 BCE

Aryans Invade IRV

2000 BCE

Hebrews/Abraham Leads To Canaan

1800 BCE

Hitties (Indo Europeans & Mesopotamians)

1800 BCE - 1200 BCE

Shang Dynasty

1800 BCE - 1027 BCE

Hammurabi/Hammurabi's Code

1792 BCE

Indo Europeans

1750 BCE - 1200 BCE

The New Kingdom

1550 BCE - 1050 BCE

Hyskos Invade Egypt and Rule

1550 BCE

1st Covenant (Drought/Hebrews go to Egypt)

1500 BCE

Hatshepsut

1450 BCE

Amenhotep IV

1300 BCE

2nd Covenant (Moses/10 commandments)

1300 BCE

Ramses II

1290 BCE - 1224 BCE

Dark Ages

1200 BCE - 750 BCE

Phoenicians

1100 BCE

Zhou Dynasty

1027 BCE - 256 BCE

King Saul

1020 BCE - 1005 BCE

King David

1005 BCE - 966 BCE

King Solomon

965 BCE - 925 BCE

Medes/Chaldeans/Persians vs. Assyrians

900 BCE - 600 BCE

Medes (move to Mesopotamia)

900 BCE

Assyrians

850 BCE - 600 BCE

Homer

750 BCE - 700 BCE

Sparta

750 BCE

Polis Starts

750 BCE

Assyrians conquer Northern Babylon

722 BCE

Assyrians conquer Southern Babylon

672 BCE

Helots revolt against Sparta

650 BCE

Chaldeans burn Ninevah

612 BCE

King Nebuchadnezzar

600 BCE

Chaldeans (Neb) restore Babylon

600 BCE

Persians and Medes attack Chaldeans

600 BCE

Zoroaster starts monotheistic religion (Zoroastrianism)

600 BCE

Period of the Warring States

600 BCE - 200 BCE

Jainism

599 BCE - 527 BCE

Solon

594 BCE

Cleisthenes

590 BCE

King Nebuchadnezzar conquers Jerusalem

583 BCE

King Cyrus sets Hebrews free

564 BCE

Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)

563 BCE

Confucius

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Persians

550 BCE - 320 BCE

King Cyrus the Great

550 BCE

King Cyrus conquers Babylon, Lydia, Greek cities

540 BCE

Taoism (Lao Tzu)

500 BCE

Grecco-Persian Wars

499 BCE - 479 BCE

The Delian League

479 BCE - 400 BCE

Pericles

477 BCE

Socrates

469 BCE - 399 BCE

Peloponnesian War

431 BCE - 405 BCE

Plato

427 BCE - 349 BCE

Epicureanism

399 BCE - 300 BCE

Hellenistic Culture

399 BCE - 300 BCE

Phillip II

359 BCE - 336 BCE

Phalanx

359 BCE

Aristotle

350 BCE

Alexander The Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Stoicism

335 BCE - 263 BCE

Darius III

334 BCE

Legalism (Hanfeizi/Li Si)

300 BCE

Qin Dynasty

300 BCE - 202 BCE

Alexandria=International community

299 BCE - 200 BCE

Qin Shi Huangdi

221 BCE