Literature of China, India, and Japan

Egypt

Invention of Writing in Egypt

3500 BC - 3000 BC

heiroglyphics

Pyramids Built

2700 BC - 1500 BC

Great Sphinx Built

2520 BC - 2494 BC

China

Development of Writing in China

1766 BC - 1122 BC

The Book of Songs

500 BC

Invention of Paper in China

150 BC

India

The Bhagavad - Gita

1 AD - 200 AD

Mesopotamia

Development of Cuneiform in Sumeria

3000 BC - 2500 BC

Epic of Gilgamesh

1300 BC

Other

Rome is Founded

753 BC

The Iliad

700 BC

Alexander the Great invades India

327 BC

Vasco da Gama arrives in Calcutta

1498

Thirteen American colonies declare independence

1776 AD

The Treaty of Nanking

1842