Unit III Thematic Timeline

Main

Beginning of trans-Saharan Trade

300 - 500

Collapse of the Western Roman Empire

476

Justinian Rules the Byzantine Empire

527 - 565

Life of Muhammad

570 - 632

Sui Dynasty

589 - 618

Seventeen Article Constitution in Japan

604

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

Sunni/Shia Split

656 - 692

Muslim Conquest of Spain

711 - 718

Collapse of Maya Civilization

850

Song Dynasty in China

960 - 1279

Christianization of Kievan Rus

988

Gunpowder invented in China

1000

Mongol Rule in China

1209 - 1368

Mongol Rule in Russia

1237 - 1480

Mongols Reestablish the Silk Road

1300 - 1400

Black Death in Europe

1346 - 1350

Aztec and Inca Empires Established

1400 - 1450

Ottoman Empire conquers Constantinople

1453