Post-Classical Civilizations Timeline

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In History
  • Feb 15th, 1054

    Schism between churches

    Relations became so strained that the pope and patriarch mutually excommunicated each other
  • Period:
    500
    to
    Dec 31st, 1500

    Post Classical era

  • Period:
    527
    to
    565

    Reign of Justinian

    He remade the city of Constantinople, erecting Hagia Sophia, he was responsible for the codification of Roman law.
  • Period:
    589
    to
    Jan 1st, 0618

    Sui Dynasty

    Elaborate project of the Grand Canal was completed, facilitated trade between Northen and Southern China. Due to forced labor, rebellions broke out
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 0606
    to
    Jan 1st, 0648

    Reign of Harsha

    King Harsha temporarily restored unified rule in most of northern India after the collapse of the Gupta dynasty. Collapsed due to secure local governments
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 0618
    to
    Jan 1st, 0907

    Tang Dynasty

    Equal field system was made to ensure and equal distribution of land and to avoid the concentration of landed property that had caused social problems during the Han dynasty. Relied on the Bureaucracy of Merit. Focused on Military Expansion
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 0750
    to
    Jan 1st, 1258

    Abbasid Dynasty

    It overthrew the Umayyad caliphs. It was built by the descendant of Muhammad's youngest uncle. It kept up for two centuries. Abbasid rule was ended in 1258, when Hulagu Khan, the Mongol conqueror, sacked Baghdad.
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 0751
    to
    Jan 1st, 0843

    Carolingian kingdom

    The Carolingians displaced Clovis's successors in Western Europe. Carolingians are named after their founder, Charles Martel.
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 0960
    to
    Jan 1st, 1279

    Song Dynasty

    Never built a very powerful state.Song Dynasty had problems: Song bureaucracy devoured China's surplus produciton, they had very small military. During the Tang and Song, fast-ripening rice developed
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1000
    to
    Jan 1st, 1400

    Swahili city states

    Trade brought tremendous wealth to coastal east Africa. Cities were islamic, traded and taxed. Concentrated in several coastal and island port cities.
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1206
    to
    Jan 1st, 1526

    Sultanate of Delhi

    1206-1526 The successors of Mahmud of Ganzi placed northern India under Islamic control, capital in Dehli, pwerful army
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1206
    to
    Jan 1st, 1227

    Reign of Chinggis Khan

    Named Temujin, strong Mongol clan leader, became named Chinggis Khan. Strengthened Mongols, died 1227
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1300
    to

    Kingdom of Kongo

    Population pressure and military challenges forced kin based society in the Congo region to form small states. Had central government, traded lots