4B Sasha Frederic World History Timeline

  • Period: 5000 BCE to 30 BCE

    Egyptian Civilization

    Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, near the Nile Rive, in the place which is now the country Egypt.
  • Period: 5000 BCE to 550 BCE

    Mesopotamian Civilization

    Mesopotamia was an ancient region in the eastern Mediterranean bounded the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers. Mesopotamia in itself means "two rivers" in Greek.
  • 2560 BCE

    Pyramid of Cheops

    Pyramid of Cheops
    The Pyramid of Cheops, also known as the Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest pyramids in Egypt.
  • Period: 2500 BCE to 1700 BCE

    Indian CIvilization

    This civilization was located on the Indus Valley.
  • Period: 2100 BCE to 1500

    Chinese Civilization

    China is an East Asian country with a large territory, a huge population and an ancient history, with written records dating back 4,000 years.
  • 1750 BCE

    Hammurabi's Code

    Hammurabi's Code
    Hammurabi's code is a Babylonian law code of ancient Mesopotamia.
  • Period: 1450 BCE to

    Japanese Civilization

    It is widely accepted that first human habitation in the Japanese archipelago can be traced back to prehistoric times.
  • Period: 1200 BCE to 1521

    Mesoamerican/South American Civiliation

    The Mesoamerican civilizations arrived by land bridge between Asia and America and occupied modern day Mexico and Peru.
  • Period: 1200 BCE to

    Russian Civilization

    The History of Russia begins with the Eastern Slavs in Kievan Rus.
  • Period: 1150 BCE to 300

    Phoenician Civilization

    Phoenicia was an ancient civilization in Canaan that was situated on the Fertile Crescent.
  • Period: 753 BCE to 476

    Roman Civilization

    Ancient Rome grew from a small town on the Tiber River into an empire that included the Mediterranean islands, most of Europe, Britain, western Asia and northern Africa.
  • Period: 550 BCE to 651

    Persian Civilization

    At this civilization's height, it was the largest empire the world had ever seen, from Egypt in the west to Turkey in the north and the Indus River in the east.
  • 507 BCE

    Democracy Begins in Athens

    Democracy Begins in Athens
    Athenian democracy developed around the fifth century BC in the Athens' city states.
  • Period: 507 BCE to 323 BCE

    Hellenic Civilization

    This civilization refers to the the period of greek history starting from the beginning of democracy and ending at the death of Alexander the Great. THis was located in Greece, Crete and Asia Minor.
  • 483 BCE

    Siddharta/Buddha dies

    Siddharta/Buddha dies
    Buddha also known as Siddharta founded the religion Buddhism first started in India.
  • 480 BCE

    Battle of Thermopylae

    Battle of Thermopylae
    The Battle of Thermopylae was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire.
  • 331 BCE

    Alex the Great defeats Darius

    Alex the Great defeats Darius
    The Battle of Gaugamela, in which Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia.
  • Period: 323 BCE to 31 BCE

    Hellenistic Civilization

    This period starts when Alexander the Great dies and ends at with the conquest of Egypt. Hellenistics means pieces of Greek, Egyptian, Persian and Indian cultures.
  • 221 BCE

    Qin rule begins

    Qin rule begins
    The Qin dynasty was the first dynasty of Imperial China.
  • Period: 300 to 1550

    African Civilization

    The African civilization included Axum, Numidia and Nubia. They were located all over Africa.
  • 330

    Constantinople made capital

    Constantinople made capital
    After the re-foundation of the Roman Empire, under Roman emperor Constantine I, transferred the capital of the Roman Empire from Rome to Byzantium
  • Period: 330 to 1453

    Byzantine Civilization

    THe Byzantine civilization also known as the Eastern Roman Empire, was on the EUropean side of the Bosphorus Strait.
  • 476

    Fall of Rome

    Fall of Rome
    The Fall of the Western Roman Empire because its vast territory was divided into several successor polities
  • Period: 476 to 1300

    Middle Age European Civilization

    This civilization included most Europe, including the Frankish empire, the Spain empire and many others.
  • 537

    Hagia Sophia is Built

    Hagia Sophia is Built
    THe Hagia SOphia, also known as the Church of the Holy Wisdom was cathedral built in Constantinople during the Byzantine civilization.
  • 622

    Hegira Begins

    Hegira Begins
    The Hegira is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib, later renamed by him to Medina.
  • 632

    Schism of Sunni and Shia

    Schism of Sunni and Shia
    Sunni–Shia schism followed the death of the Islamic prophet Muhammad ito see who would be the next caliph.
  • Period: 632 to 1200

    Islamic Civilization

    Islam wa slocated in Spain, Sicily, and North Africa, and surrounding Byzantium in Egypt, Palestine, and Syria.
  • 732

    Battle of Tours

    Battle of Tours
    Victory at Tours ensured the ruling dynasty of Martel’s family, the Carolingians. It also stopped the Islamic expansion.
  • Period: 789 to 1066

    Viking Civilization

    This civilization is located is Scandinaviam Kievan Rus, France, the British Isles and Sicily.
  • Period: 1026 to 1368

    Mongol Civilization

    The Mongol Empire was created when the nomadic tribes in the Mongol homelands came together. The Mongols were located in Asia and Eastern Europe.
  • 1054

    The Great Schism

    The Great Schism
    The Great Schism was the break between what are now the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches.
  • 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    Magna Carta, is a charter agreed to by King John of England.
  • 1324

    Mansa Musa Hajj

    Mansa Musa Hajj
    Mansa Musa, fourteenth century emperor of the Mali Empire, is the medieval African ruler most known to the world outside Africa. He made a pilgrammage to Mecca, called the Hajj.
  • 1325

    Tenochitlan Founded

    Tenochitlan Founded
    The Tenochitlan is the Aztec capital located on Lake Texcoco.
  • 1337

    Hundred Years War Begins

    Hundred Years War Begins
    The Hundred Years' War was a long struggle between England and France over succession to the French throne.
  • 1453

    Fall of Constantinople

    Fall of Constantinople
    The Fall of Constantinople was the capture of the capital of the Byzantine Empire by an invading army of the Ottoman Empire.
  • Decree of Milan

    Decree of Milan
    The Decree of Milan was issued by Napoleon I of France to enforce the Berlin Decree of 1806.