New Timeline of East and South Asia

Dynasties

Yayoi period

300 BCE - 250 CE

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 220 CE

Three Kingdoms of Korea

57 BCE - 668 CE

Zhang Han (Way of the Celestial Masters)

184 - 215

Three Kingdoms

220 - 280

Kofun period

250 - 538

Western Jin Dynasty

265 - 316

Sixteen Kingdoms

304 - 439

Eastern Jin Dynasty

317 - 420

Southern and Northern Dynasties

420 - 589

Asuka period

538 - 710

Sui Dynasty

581 - 618

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

North and South States Period

668 - 926

Nara period

710 - 794

Heian period

794 - 1185

Ten Kingdoms and Five Dynasties Period

907 - 960

Liao Dynasty

907 - 1125

Koryo Dynasty

936 - 1392

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Jin Dynasty

1127 - 1234

Kamakura period

1185 - 1335

Yuan Dynasty

1271 - 1368

Muromachi period

1335 - 1573

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Yi Dynasty

1392 - 1910

Azuchi-Momoyama period

1573 - 1603

Edo period

1603 - 1868

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

Meiji period

1868 - 1912

Korea under Japanese rule

1910 - 1945

Republic of China

1911 - 1949

Taishou period

1912 - 1926

Shouwa period

1926 - 1989

North-South divide

1945 - 2013

People's Republic of China

1949 - 2013

Heisei period

1989 - 2013

Religion

Way of the Celestial Masters founded

142

Buddhist monks arrive in China

300 - 400

Organized Daoism takes form

300 - 400

Buddhism spreads to Japan from Korea

500 - 600

Edict gives preedence to Daoists over Buddhists

627

Buddhist temples again built in China

691

Christianity arrives in Japan

1543