Chapter 8 timeline

Rome

Reign of emperor Marcus Aurelius, high point of Rome

162 - 180

Death of Marcus aurlius

180

Arch of constantine: last major civic architecture in Rome

315

Constantine establishes Constantinople as an imperial Captial

323

Visgoth refugees admiited into Roman Empire

376

Battle of Adrianople, Roman Empire Killed

378

division of eastern and western Roman Empires

395

Visigoths sack Rome; romans abandon present day Britain

410

vandals sack rome

455

Death of last co-emperor in the west

476

REIGN OF THEODORIC OSTROGOTHIC KING

493 - 526

REIGN OF JUSTINIAN, BYZANTINE EMPEROR

527 - 565

Chinese

Last Han forced to abdicate

220

End of Han dynasty in China

220

Contenders for Chinese throne call in barbarian armies

304

Hun's move out of Aisa Heartland

370

Beginning of Chinese influence in Japan

400

Huns begin to infiltrate india

415

Demise of Gupta Empire CA (India)

467

Yang Jian proclaims himself emperor of Sui dynasty

581

Yangdi becomes emperor

605

Grand canal completed

609

Yangdi deposed; rebellion ensues

617

Li Yuan begins reconquest of China from rival rebels; beginning of Tang Dynasty

618

Beginning of reign of Taizong,second Tang emperor

626

Reign of Songtsen ( India)

627 - 650

Chinese Conquest of Koguryo(Korea)

677 - 678

680 Wu Zhao (Empress Wu) seizes throne

690

Tibetan and Arab conquest of ferghana

715

Battle of Talas; Arabs victorious against Chinese

751

Rebellion of An Lushan

755 - 763

Hebei effectively independent

822

Ethiopia

Spread of Christianity in Ethiopia

340

ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS UNDERMINES CONTROL OF SOUTH ARABIA

530

Americas

Teoicucan at peak of it's influence and its power (CA)

375

Islamic

MUHAMMAD

570 - 632

Early 650's- Muslim conquest of Iraq,Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Persian Empire

630 - 650

Muslim conquest of North Africa (CA)

700

Muslim conquest of spain

715