Africa/Islam/Byzantine Timeline By blueberry160 330 Constantinople is "born" In 330 CE, Constantine, an emperor, moved his capital in Rome to Byzantium. Later on, he called his area New Rome, or Nova Roma. But later, it became Constantinople. 500 Start of Ghana's Golden Age The start of Ghana's Golden age led to a very prosperous time and a very plentiful empire. Period: 500 to Mar 20, 1453 Byzantine Empire 532 Rebellion of the Blues and Greens In Janurary 532, while Justinian and Theodora were watching a chariot race, the Blues and Green went against Justinian and revolted. 570 Muhammad is born At about 570 CE, Muhammad was born in Makkah. Feb 1, 632 Muhammad dies After his last pilgramge, Muhammad dies shortly after. Mar 20, 1054 East and West fight In 1054 CE, the patriarch of Constantinople, Cerularius, closed all of the churches that were worshiping the west. Pope Leo IX (West) was enraged exocommunicated Cerularius. Jan 1, 1067 Almoravid's conquer Kumbi In 1067, the Almoravid's conquered Kumbi, and later, in 1240, Mande conquers Kumbi. Mar 2, 2022 Muslims conquer North Africa The Muslims conquer North Africa.