History 201 Timeline

World

Appearance of Agricultural Villages

8000 B.C.E.

Appearance of Cities

4000 B.C. - 3500 B.C.

Reign of Alexander of Macedon

336 B.C. - 323 B.C.

Europe

Era of the Classical Greek Polis

800 B.C. - 338 B.C.

Establishment of the Roman Republic

509 B.C.

Rule of Augustus

31 B.C. - 14 C.E.

Africa

Unification of Egypt

3100 B.C.

Beginnings of Bantu Migrations

2000 B.C.

Introduction of Bananas to Africa

301 A.D. - 400 A.D.

Asia

High Point of Harappan Society

2500 B.C. - 2000 B.C.

Shang Dynasty

1766 B.C. - 1122 B.C.

Vedic Age

1500 B.C. - 500 B.C.

Zhou Dynasty

1122 B.C. - 256 B.C.

Life of Siddartha Gautama

563 B.C. - 483 B.C.

Confucius

551 B.C. - 479 B.C.

Period of Warring States

403 B.C. - 221 B.C.

Mauryan Dynasty

321 B.C. - 185 B.C.

Qin Dynasty

221 B.C. - 207 B.C.

Han Dynasty

206 B.C. - 220 A.D.

Middle East

Era of Sumerian Dominance in Mesopotamia

3200 B.C. - 2350 B.C.

Reign of Israelite King David

1000 B.C. - 970 B.C.

America/Oceania

Austronesian Migrations to Pacific Islands

1500 B.C. - 700 A.D.

Olmec Society

1200 B.C. - 100 B.C.

Teotihuacan Society

200 B.C. - 750 A.D.

Maya Society

300 A.D. - 1100 A.D.