First Age of Empires 1370 bc - 200 bc

Nubia

First Nubian Kingdom, Kerma arises

2000 bc

Egypt

New Kingdom arises

1570 bc

Hatshepsut becomes pharoah

1472 bc

Battle of Kadesh between Egyptians and Hittites

1285 bc

Assyria

Assyria builds a large empire

850 bc

Kush

Kushite king Piankhi conquers Egypt

751 bc

Persia

Cyrus builds Persian Empire

550 bc

Cyrus allows Jews to return to Jerusalem

538 bc

Darius claims thorne of Persia

521 bc

China

Confucius dies

479 bc

Shi Huangdi becomes emperor

221 bc

Han Dynasty replaces Qin Dynasty

202 bc

Africa

Kingdom of Meroe prospers

250 bc