Part IV Timeline

Main

1: People begin to question knights

1200

2: England expands power

1200 - 1400

5: Muslims extend rule to Hindu nobles in Northern India

1206 - 1236

4: Temujin is named Genghis Khan

1206

3: The Delhi Sultanate is the largest and richest state in Asia

1206

6: Tanggut rulers of Northwest China submit to the Mongols

1209

Mongols capture Yanjing

1215

Mali empire founded

1230 - 1240

Korean family take on role of military leader

1231

Mali defeats Sumanguru

1240

Mongols have taken over many regions in west Asia

1241

Kanem-Bornu at its height

1250

Baghdad Sacked

1258

Creation of the Golden Horde

1260

Kubilai declares himself Genghis Khan

1265

"Summa Theologica" published

1267

Marco Polo travels

1271

The start of the Yuan Empire

1271

Song destroyed

1279

Japan is invaded for a third time

1281

Japan is invaded by the Mongols

1281

Japan works on expanding its military

1294

Il-Khan ruler declares himself Muslim

1295

Gujarat seized

1298

Irrigation canals built by saltan

1300 - 1400

Three field system developed

1300

Rule of Mansa Musa

1312 - 1337

Divine Comedy

1320

Mansa Musa departs for his pilgrimage

1324

Mansa Musa brings Islam to his people

1325

The Hundred Years War

1337 - 1453

Florence sees a boom in cloth sales

1338

Bengel becomes an Islamic cultural center

1338

The Black Death hits the Mongols in Kaffa

1346

Koryo kings are primarily of Mongol descent

1350 - 1360

Many Mongols have chosen to remain in China

1368

The Koryo kings remain loyal to the Mongols

1368

Blast furnaces are seen

1380

Revolt in London

1381

Delhi is sacked

1398

The Portugese attack

1415

Swahili coast cities send delegates to China

1415 - 1416

Visits to China stimulate the silk and porcelain market

1417 - 1433

The first slaves from Africa are brought to Europe

1440 - 1450

Italy is ahead of the rest of Europe regarding trade

1450

Hausa city-states name Islam the official religion

1450

Leonardo da Vinci's lifetime

1452 - 1519

The Gold Coast is visited by the Portuguese for the first time

1471

Kyoto is devastated

1477

Portuguese want to build a fort in Africa

1482

An African delegate is sent to Portugal

1486

Dias travels around the tip of Africa

1488

Columbus hits the Caribbean

1493

The Portuguese comment on Africa's civilization

1497

The Indian Ocean Maritime System has given rise to 30-40 city-states/ ports

1500

Malacca at its peak

1500

Fulani people have spread throughout central and western Sudan

1500

A European banking family has 10x the amount of the city

1500

Portuguese explorers sack the Swahili coast

1505

African queen tries to form an alliance with Europeans

1509

Cuba conquered

1510 - 1511

Goa taken

1510

The Ottoman Turks aid Egypt

1517

Teotihuacan defeated

1521

Diu taken by Portuguese

1535

The Portuguese aid Ethiopia

1539