Week Two Timeline

Timeline created by ewhite014@my.wilmu.edu
  • 3,000 BCE

    Wind Patterns

    The monsoon wind patterns are discovered in 3,000 BCE
  • 1,000 BCE

    Long-Distance Trade

    Long distance trade from Egypt and Mesopotamia declined.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Jerusalem

    Jerusalem is named the Capital by King David.
  • -800 BCE

    Nubian Kingdom

    Nubian Kingdom
    The rise of the Nubian Kingdom took place in Napata. Nubia ran and took charge over Egypt for many years (712-600 BCE).
  • -771 BCE

    China

    China
    A kingdom in China named the Western Zhou Kingdom came to an end.
  • -600 BCE

    Iron Metallurgy & Silk

    Iron Metallurgy & Silk
    In China iron metallurgy is introduced and silk is new to the trade system!
  • -500 BCE

    Greek and Roman Sailors/Traders

    Greek and Roman Sailors and Traders entered the Indian Ocean. They were sent there by Persian ruler Darius I.
  • -326 BCE

    Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great sent Nearchus from the Indus to the Arabian Gulf. Other Greeks sailed to India and around the Arabian Peninsula to Oman.
  • Period:
    1,000 BCE
    to
    -300 BCE

    Trade

    Long distance trade flourishes in settled parts of the ocean during this time!
  • Period:
    -600 BCE
    to
    -300 BCE

    Spread of Religions

    Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism spread across the Bay of Bengal to Southeast Asia.
  • Period:
    -380 BCE
    to
    -250 BCE

    Buddhism

    Buddhism is a religion that moved to India during this time. Buddhism spread so quickly because the King of India named Asoka was a strong believer.