A Little History of the World

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Sumerians (Cuneiform)

3500 bc

Menes

3100 bc

Cheops

2500 bc

Moses left Egypt

1290 bc

Mycenea

1200 bc

Troy

1200 bc

Homer's "Illiad" 800bc

Romulus and Remus

753 bc

Assyrians

722 bc

Nebuchadnezzar

600 bc

Draco

596 bc

Strict Laws

Solon

594 bc

Democracy, Pericles, Acropolis

Persians

538 bc

Cyrus, Darius

Prince Guatama "Buddha"

500 bc

The Enlightenment

Miltiades

490 bc

Marathon Run

Alexander Conquered

333 BC

Hannibal

247 bc

Great military strategist

1st Punic War

246 bc

Shih Huang Ti

246 bc

Naming of China; destroyed old books

Julius Ceaser

100 bc - 44 bc

Birth of Jesus

0 bc

Nero

60 ad

Evil ruler; sang poems

Constantine

313

Atilla

444

Magna Carta

1215

100 Years War

1337

Columbus Sailed

1492

Luther's Reformation

1530

30 Years War

1618

Cromwell

1653

Peter the Great

1689

Enlightenment

1700

Decl. of Independance

1776

French Revolution

1789

Opium Wars

1840

End of Cold War

1989

Classifications

Bronze Age

3,500 bc - 1300 bc

Classical

58 bc - 523 ad

Middle Age

523 ad - 1453 ad

Dark Age

523 - 1000

Charlemagne; "Feudalism"

New Age

1453 - 1789

Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1840

Modern Age

1789 - 1914

World Wars

1914 - 1938

Information Age

1938 - 1989

Atomic Age

1989 - Present