Chapter 8 Timeline

China

Civil War in China

184 - 220

Rivalries between eunuchs and armies turned into civil war when Chang Chueh, a popular her (for his cure of the plague) proclaimed rebellion against eunuch rule

Jin Dynasty

220 - 617

End of the Han Dynasty, Beginning of the Jin Dynasty

220

The Jin dynasty was army backed.It was followed by chronic civil war and political fragmentation.

Contenders for the throne call in barbarian armies

304

Yang Jian became the arbiter of power in the Yellow River Valley

578

Yang Jian proclaimed himself Emperor

581

He then executed 59 princes of the dynasty he formerly served.

Yangdi succeeds Yang Jian

605

Grand Canal FInished in China

609

Rise of Tang Dynasty

618

Conquest of Koguryo

667 - 668

Beginning of reign of Empress Wu

690

Arabs defeat china at the battle of Talas

751

Rebellion of An Lushan

755 - 763

India

Candra Gupta marries a princess and takes the throne

308 - 467

Huns Invade

415

They moved west and south to go around the mountain barrier.

Huns Invade India

415

Death of last known Gupta emperor

467

Life of Muhammad

570 - 632

Korea

King Pophung gives positions of power and prestige to Confucian scholars

520

True Bone became King

653

Made away with the social rankings of true and sacred bone.

Japan

Beginning of Chinese Influence in Japan

400

Yuryaku, king of Yamato, applied to be as a general in China

475

This was to conquest on Koguryo

Direct contact with China begins

600

Early 7th century

After winning a civil war, the ruling dynast of Japan was unchallanged

672

A terrible empress inspired revulsion for future women rulers

770

Funan

Funan

100 - 400

Relied on its geography for survival. It was the center of trade.

Rome

Reign of Marcus Aurelius

161 - 180

Germanic Invasions of Roman Empire

300 - 400

The dates are not exactly accurate but are the closest found.

Arch of Constantine Built

315

Last civic architecture in Rome.

Founding of Constantinople

323

Constantine founds Constantinople and declares it the new capital

323

It is better defended than the capital of Rome.

About 200,000 Visigothic refugees are admitted into the Roman Empire

376

Rome splits into East and West

395

Visigoths sack Rome

410

End of West Roman Empire

476

Death of last co-emperor in Rome

476

Reign of Justinian, Byzantine Emperor

527 - 567

Massive volcanic eruption in present-day Indonesia

535

Plunges Constantinople into disease.

Barbarians

Huns Break out of Central Asia

370

Not accurate but closest found.

Visigoths migrate across the Roman Empire; terrorizing all in their path

395 - 418

Reign of Theodoric, Ostrogothic King

493 - 526

Ethiopia

Christianity Spreads

340

Americas

Teotihuacan's power and influence are close the the maximum

375

About.

King Jasaw Chan K'awiil

682 - 734

Arabs

Muslim Arabs absorb Persian Empire with campaigning

620 - 630

Rapid Arab Expansion

630 - 720

Muslim Conquest on Iraq, Syria, Palestine, and the Persian Empire

630 - 653

Muslim Conquest of North Africa

700

Muslim conquest of Spain

715

Slavs

Beginning of Slav expansion in Eastern Europe

600