2500 BC - AD 1451

Main

Early Indus River Civilization

2300 BC - 1500 BC

Aryan Civilization

1500 BC - 500 BC

Shang Dynasty

1500 BC - 1000 BC

Chou Dynasty

1000 BC - 250 BC

Siddhartha Gautama Dies

483 BC

Confucius Dies

479 BC

Ch'in Dynasty

221 BC - 206 BC

Han Dynasty

202 BC - 220 AD

Byzantine Empire

476 AD - 1453 AD

T'ang Dynasty

618 AD - 907 AD

Hegira

622 AD

Umayyad Caliphate

661 AD - 750 AD

Ghana Empire

700 AD - 1200 AD

Battle of Tours

732 AD

Abbasid Caliphate

750 AD - 1000 AD

Kanem-Bornu Empire Begins

800 AD

Rurik Takes Novgorod

862 AD

Sung Dynasty

960 AD - 1279 AD

Shogunate Begins

1192 AD

Mali Empire Begins

1200 AD

Yuan Dynasty

1279 AD - 1368 AD

Ming Dynasty Begins

1368 AD