Layered Timeline Tremont Middle

6-8th grade

Civilizations Studied


3150 BC - 30 BC

Akkadian Empire

2296 BC - 2240 BC


2000 BC - 1300 AD

Native Americans

The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems. Initially established during the Pre-Classic period (c. 2000 BC to 250 AD), according to the Mesoamerican chronology, many Maya cities reached their highest state development during the Classic period (c. 250 AD to 900 AD), and continued throughout the Post-Classic period until the arrival of the Spanish. At its peak, it was one of the most densely populated and culturally dynamic societies in the world.

Assyrian Empire

2000 BC - 605 BC

Roman Empire

700 BC - 1453 AD
This is a timeline of the history of the Roman Empire and only includes important legal and territorial changes and political events in the Empire from its founding in 27 BC by the Roman Emperor Augustus until the fall in the West in 476 AD and the transition in the East in 610.
It was born on 27 BC and it was divided in AD 395...the western part ended in 476 and the eastern part in 1453

Neo-Babylonian Empire

626 BC - 539 BC

Babylonian Empire

605 BC - 539 BC


1000 AD - 1550 AD


1400 AD - 1532 AD


1428 AD - 1519 AD

Historic Political Events

Mesopotamia Unites

2300 BC

Northern Akkadians led by Sargon unite Mesopotamia. Considered the worlds first empire.

Greek Monarchies

2000 BC - 800 BC

Ancient Greece

Hinduism Develops

1500 BC

Ancient India

Beginning of Assyrian Supremacy

1350 BC

Based in Nineveh reached from the eastern coast of the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf

Biblical Hebrew Exodus

1250 BC

Moses leads them out of Egypt and establishes a religious state in Canaan, modern day Israel

Founding of Carthage

822 BC

On the north coast of Africa the Phoenicia city of Carthage becomes the seat of the Mediterranean trading empire

Greek Oligarchies

800 BC - 700 BC

Ancient Greece

Founding of Rome

753 BC

Romulus and Remus found Rome

Assyrians Conquer Babylon

731 BC

Assyrians conquer Babylon

Neo-Babylonians conquer Assyrians

612 BC

The Chaldeans take Ninevah, ending the Assyrian Empire and founding the new empire at Babylon (Second Babylonian).

Greek Tyrannies

600 BC - 500 BC

Ancient Greece

Life of Siddhartha, Buddhism Begins

563 BC - 483 BC

Ancient India

Life of Confucius

551 BC - 479 BC

Ancient China

Persian Empire Conquers Egypt

525 BC

Cyrus's son Cambyses conquers Egypt making Persia the largest empire the world has known to date.

Solomon's Temple Rebuilt

516 BC

Salomon's temple is rebuilt after being destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar II in 586 BC

Rome Becomes a Republic

509 BC

Rome Becomes a Republic

Greek Democracy Begins

500 BC

Ancient Greece

Persian Wars

499 BC - 479 BC

Ancient Greece

Golden Age of Athens

479 BC - 431 BC

Ancient Greece

Silk Road Established

100 BC

Han Emperor Wu Di exports to Persia and the west. An average of one caravan per month travels the beginnings of the Silk Road.