Timeline Exercise I

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The Hijra of Prophet Muhammad and the foundation of the first Islamic Community

622

Ali's death

January 28, 661

The Occultation of the 12th Imam

874

The First Crusade

1096 - 1099

Saladin's reconquest of the city of Jerusalem

1187

Mongol destruction of Baghdad

1258

Mamluk rule in Egypt

1260 - 1517

Battle of Ayn Jalut

September 3, 1260

Battle of Kosovo

1389

Ottoman conquest of Constantinople

May 29, 1453

Vasco de Gama's discovery of Cape route to India

1497

Safavid rule in Iran

1501 - 1736

Battle of Chaldiran

August 23, 1514

Ottoman conquest of Egypt

1517

The Qajar Dynasty

1794 - 1925

The First Opium War

1839 - 1842

Publication of Edward Said's Orientalism

1978