Early Western Civilization Timeline

Pre 7,000 B.C.E - 530 B.C.E.

Ages, Empires, and Civilizations

8,000 B.C. - 7,000 B.C.
7,000 B.C.E. - 3,000 B.C.E.
3200 bc
3100 bc - 2686 bc
3000 bc - 2350 bc
2686 bc - 2181 bc
2181 bc - 2040 bc
2100 B.C. - 1750 B.C.
2040 bc - 1730 bc
1730 bc - 1550 bc
1550 bc - 1080 bc
1500 bc - 1200 bc
1200 bc - 539 bc
1070 bc - 780 bc
750 bc - 430 bc
745 bc - 612 bc
626 bc - 539 bc
586 bc - 538 bc
559 bc - 330 bc

Founding of Major Cities

9,000 B.C.E.
7,000 B.C.E.
4000 bc
3000 bc
2750 bc
813 bc

Key Individuals

2350 bc
1800 bc - 1600 bc
1792 B.C.E. - 1750 B.C.E.
1570 bc
1369 bc - 1353 bc
1300 bc - 1200 bc
1290 bc - 1224 bc
1024 bc - 1000 bc
1000 bc - 960 bc
960 bc - 922 bc
722 bc
604 bc - 562 bc
604 bc - 562 bc
559 bc - 530 bc
538 bc
519 bc
515 bc

Important Events

7,000 B.C.E.
7,000 B.C.E.
2900 bc
2350 bc
2180 bc
2100 bc
1755 B.C.E.
1269 bc
1200 bc
1200 bc
922 bc
722 bc
612 bc
586 bc
550 bc - 525 bc
538 bc

Art and Culture

3100 bc - 1080 bc
2686 bc
2686 bc
2686 bc
2600 bc
2150 bc - 2000 bc
960 bc