Chapter 8 Timeline

Main

Emperor Marcus Aurelius rules the Roman Empire

162 - 180

Rome

Emperor Marcus Aurelius dies

180

Rome

Huns break out of Central Asia

200 - 400

Barbarians

Last Hun emperor was forced to resign

220

Barbarians

Jin contenders called in rival barbarian armies

304

Barbarians

Emperor Constantinople replaces Rome as the principal seat of emperors

323

Rome

German immigrants enter the Roman Empire

323 - 476

Rome

Christianity spreads in Ethiopia

340

Ethiopia

Teotihuacán is at it's peak of influence and power

375

Americas

200,000 Visigothic refugees were let into the Roman Empire

376

Barbarians

Battle of Adrianople (Goths killed Roman emperor)

378

Rome

Visigothic people migrated throughout the Roman Empire

395 - 418

Barbarians

The Roman Empire is divided into 2 parts, Eastern and Western

395

Rome

Barley starts to be the stable crop in Tibet

400

China

Beginning of Chinese influence in Japan

400

Japan

Visigoths sack Rome

410

Barbarians

Huns start to enter India

415

Barbarians

Huns force their customs into India

450

Barbarians

The last Gupta Empire dies

467

India

Yuryaku, king of Yamato, applied to China for he rank of general and minister

475

China

The Roman Empire ends in the west

476

Rome

Reign of Theodoric

493 - 526

Rome

Emperor Justinian ruled Rome

527 - 565

Rome

Environmental problems flattered Ethiopian control of South Arabia

530

Ethiopia

Massive Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia split Java from Sumatra

535

Funan

Lombards enter the peninsula of Italy

568

Barbarians

Muhammad's life

570 - 632

India

Yang Jian has power of the Yellow River Valley

570

China

Yang Jian calls himself emperor of the Yellow RIver Valley

581

China

Beginning of Slav expansion in Eastern Europe

600

Barbarians

Direct contact with China was open

601

China

Yangdi becomes emperor of China

605

China

Grand Canal is finished

609

China

Yangdi was removed

617

China

Start of Tang Dynasty

618

China

Li Yuan starts his reconquest of China

618

China

Beginning of reign of Taizong

626

China

Reign of Songtsen Gampo

627 - 650

China

Muslim conquests Iraq, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and the Persian Empire

630 - 650

India

Chinese Dynasty beat off a bid for the throne from a Chinese immigrant family

640

China

Wu Zhao marries the heir to the throne

655

China

Chinese conquest Korea

667 - 668

China

The ruling dynasty of Japan was unchallenged

672

Japan

Wu Zhao rules China (Empress Wu)

690

China

Muslim conquests North Africa

700

India

Muslim conquests Spain

715

India

Conquest of Ferghana (Tibetan and Arab)

715

Ethiopia

Becomes normal for rulers to resign and watch over the of power in Japan

749

Japan

Chinese and Arab armies met on the banks of the Talas River (Arab wins)

751

China

Rebellion of An Lushan

755 - 763

China

Emperor Dezong ruled China

779 - 805

China

Emperor Xianzong ruled China

805 - 820

China

Tibet begins to go downhill

821

China

Hebei becomes independent

822

China

Tibet signs last treaty with China

823

China

Tibet's last king was assassinated

842

China