4A Hailey Swann World History Timeline

  • 500 BCE

    Democracy Begins in Athens

    The first Democracy.
  • 483 BCE

    Siddhartha/Buddha dies

  • 331 BCE

    Alexander the Great defeats Dasrius

    The Mycenaean king defeats the Persian army
  • 221 BCE

    Qin Rule Begins

    The first dynasty of Imperial China.
  • 330

    Constantinople made capital

    Constantine transferred the capital of the Roman Empire from Rome to Byzantium.
  • 476

    Fall of Rome

    The decline in land of the Western Roman Empire
  • 537

    Hagia Sophian is Built

    Greek Orthodox church in Constantinople
  • Period: 622 to 1258

    Islamic Empires

    in Arabia
  • 632

    Schism of Sunni and Shia

    schism came after the death of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, when they didn't know who would rule Islam.
  • 662

    Hegira Begins

    Muhammad's departure from Mecca to Medina. (Islam)
  • 732

    Battle of Tours

    Fought between the Franks and the Muslims in France.
  • 1054

    The Great Schism

    Christianity splits into Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic.
  • 1215

    Magna Carta

    A "character of liberties" made to reduce the power of the king. (England)
  • 1325

    Tenochtitlan Founded

    became the capital of the Aztec Empire.
  • 1337

    Hundreds Years War begins

    England and France against each other over the succession of the French throne.
  • 1453

    Fall of Constantinople

    The Ottoman Empire captured Constantinople, which led to the fall of Constantinople. (Byzantine Empire)
  • Hammurabi's Code

    Law code written by Hammurabi, the most extensive law code from the ancient world.
  • Period: to 332

    Ancient Egyptian