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Math

Sumerians divide circle into 360 degrees

3000 B.C.

Sumerians divide day into 24 hours

3000 B.C.

Sumerians divide hour into 60 minutes

3000 B.C.

Sumerians divide minutes into 60 seconds

3000 B.C.

Egyptians use calender with 365 days

2773 B.C.

Science

Wheels in Mesopotamia

4000 B.C.

Hieroglyphic writing in Egypt

3200 B.C.

Chariots in Mesopotamia

3000 B.C.

Sumerians use fillings in bad teeth

3000 B.C.

Water clock in Egypt

1600 B.C.

War

Ramses II, master builder pharaoh. Has total army of 100,000

1290 B.C.

Hittites overrun by the Sea Peoples

1200 B.C.

Ramses III, last of great New Kingdom rulers

1194 B.C.

Israelite tribes united under Saul

1020 B.C.

Jerusalem becomes Israeli capital

1000 B.C.

Troy

Troy inhabited

3000 B.C.

Mycenae flourishes

1600 B.C.

Mycenae dominates Aegean

1450 B.C.

Mycenae reaches its peak

1320 B.C.

Trojan War

1190 B.C.

Dorian and Ionian invasions interrupt Mycenaean civilization

1100 B.C.

Mycenae falls to invaders

1100 B.C.

Homer writing

750 B.C.