600-1450 World History

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    Expanding Byzantine

    The emperor of Constantine expanded the limits of his city Byzantine.
  • 340

    Byzantine Empire

    Originated as the eastern half of the roman empire.
  • Period: 500 to Apr 13, 1450

    Western Europe (Middle Ages)

    A feudalistic period in Europe. More than one ruler tried to centralize the area, but none succeded past their rule.
  • Period: 500 to Apr 14, 1200


    Later absorbed into Mali, it was the center for trans-saharan trade.
  • Period: Apr 15, 634 to Apr 15, 650

    Arab Conquers

    arab armies won war against Sasanid Empire and gaind Syria and Tunish.
  • Apr 13, 640


    A major trade city. On this date, Changan reached a population of over 2 million, making it the largest city in the world at the time.
  • Period: Apr 15, 661 to Apr 15, 750

    Ruled by Ummayad

    Ruled by the Ummayad Islam is spread to northern Africa and into Spain.
  • Period: Apr 15, 700 to

    Cotroversy of relegion in Byzantine

    They got mad over the use of relegion images and the use of relegion.
  • Apr 15, 750

    Spread to Spain

    Umayyad Caliphate princess escapes to spain and their she gets to know the government and makes an alliance with them.
  • Apr 13, 1000


    In this century, Gunpowder is invented and gradually improved throughout. It led to the invention of fireworks in the next century.
  • Period: Apr 15, 1000 to Apr 15, 1200

    Cultural Diffusion of Byzantine

    Cultrue diffusion through crusades they enlightened the people passing by about Byzantine.
  • Apr 13, 1050

    Block Printing

    The invention of block printing and moveable type. This revolutionized the writing methods in the world.
  • Apr 15, 1054

    Religion in Byzantine Empire

    Relegions split into Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox.
  • Apr 15, 1055

    Conquest of Baghdad

    Selujk Turks conquered Baghdad.
  • Apr 14, 1067

    Pope Gregory VII

    Pope Gregory VII became pope. This started Church reforms.
  • Apr 15, 1081


    1081 The empire repulses the new Norman kingdom of South Italy, which has launched a devastating invasion of the Byzantine Empire from the west; the Norman goal was to destroy Byzantium and make Constantinople the capital of the Norman state.
  • Period: Apr 13, 1095 to Apr 13, 1204


    Led by Pope Urban II, the Church led holy wars against infidels. They tried, and failed, to take back palestine. They also took, lost, and re-took Jerusalem.
  • Apr 13, 1126

    Song Splits

    The song split into the north controlled by nomads, and the south remaining the same. However, the south continiued to advance in technology.
  • Apr 15, 1185

    fedual japan

    start of fedual epoch of kamakura period in japan. Also known as shoguns.
  • Apr 13, 1200

    The Church

    By this date, the church owned over 1/3 of the land in europe. Out of all the land, they were the one centralizing power.
  • Apr 13, 1204


    In 1204, Constantinople, the capital of the Byzanine Empire, was captured in the crusades, severely weakeaning Byzantine. it was held by Europe for 50 years until it was retaken.
  • Apr 15, 1206

    Delhi Sultante

    Centralized indian empire created by muslim invaders. This introduced extensive new water control systems.
  • Apr 15, 1206


    Delhi Sultante cetralized indian empire created by muslim invaders. This inroduced extensive new water control system.
  • Apr 14, 1221


    Mogols entered Indus River Valley. This was led by Ghengis Khan.
  • Apr 14, 1229

    Mongol attack

    Lanched an attack on Delhi sultante. This is where Khan had left troops there.
  • Period: Apr 14, 1235 to Apr 14, 1490


    Mali contolled all the trade in the reigion. Was voluntarily Islamic.
  • Apr 15, 1250


    Irrigation conplex in ceylon And fell into ruin. This was when invafers from sind disrupted sinhalese gov.
  • Apr 14, 1251


    The Sons of tuli took control of mongol succession. He was another son of Genghis Khan.
  • Apr 14, 1258


    Mogols overran Islamic Empire. Destroyed Baghdad and ended Abbasid Dynasty.
  • Apr 14, 1260

    Mongols Defeted

    Mogols defeated by the mamluks of Egypt. As well as the Mongol Empire extended from Siberrian forest to the western punjab. also, from yellow sea to eastern med coast.
  • Apr 15, 1274

    fedual japan

    mongol attacks on japan repulsed.
  • Apr 14, 1275

    Mongols: Marco Polo

    1275-1295 Venetian trader Marco Polo lived in the Mongol Empire. Marco Polo visited and befriended the Great Khan, the ruler of the Mongol Empire.
  • Apr 14, 1279


    Mongols completed the conquest of southern China. As well as establishing the Chinese Yuan dynasty which lasted until 1368.
  • Period: Apr 13, 1300 to Apr 13, 1500


    A revival of Greek and Roman art. It was inspired by trade with Islam.
  • Apr 14, 1300


    It was a major trade center. It controlled & taxed all the trade in the penninsula.
  • Apr 14, 1300

    Mongols: Tamerlane

    Tamerlane's founded his empire on the ruins of the mongol empire. This was begun by Genghis Kahn.
  • Apr 14, 1300


    A mongol descett, not from Genghis led troops into India. After conquering region east of Caspian Sea, Meso, and baghdad.
  • Apr 15, 1300


    Sultantin built a etwork of irrigation canals in the gantes plain. This made it possible to grow crops throughout the year.
  • Apr 15, 1300


    Byzantine defenses in Asia and Europe gradually collapse as the Ottoman Turks advance. Constantinople, now essentially all that remains of the empire, continues to stand against them.
  • Period: Apr 14, 1312 to Apr 14, 1337

    Mansa Musa

    He was the emperor of Mali for this span. He was muslim and went on a pilgrimage to mecca.
  • Period: Apr 13, 1340 to

    Black Plague

    A disease that came from China by fleas on rats. Severely decreased the population. Some lost their faith in God from it, and others blamed the Jews.
  • Apr 14, 1369

    Mogols: Tamerlane

    Tamerlane took power in Samarkand. This became capital of empire.
  • Apr 15, 1400


    Great cambodia system fell into ruins. This occured when the gov collapsed.
  • Period: Apr 15, 1410 to

    Songhai Empire

    One of the largest Islamic Empires. Its people were the Songhai race.
  • Apr 14, 1440

    Gutenberg Press

    The first complete printing press, exeeding the chinese one. Created by Johannes Gutenberg in the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Apr 15, 1453


    With the many tries to conquer constantinople muslims finally gain it.
  • Apr 15, 1453

    Byzantine Empire collapsed

    Invasion of the Ottomans end the Byzantine Empire.
  • Fedual japan

    christian converts persecuted. this occured in japan.
  • Spread to southeast asia

    Muslim merchants reach southeast asia and trade with the locals.
  • Feudal Japan

    Tokugawa period fedual japan fially unified. as well as pacified.
  • fedual japan

    japan excudes all foregners. This ment that they didnt alow other people in.
  • Ghanan Islamic Conversion

    The kings converted to Islam. Improved trade with muslims.
  • Empress Wu

    Was titled the Heavenly Empress in this year. In fear of her power being taken, she killed all the Emperor's mistresses and their sons. On a positive note, she started a school for Buddhism and Confucianism.
  • Treaty of Verdun

    Charlemagnes empire is split between his grandsons with the Treaty of Verdun. This splits Holy Rome and France/
  • Delhi

    India ocean islad of ceylon had been home of the greatest concentration of irrigatios reservoirs and canas. These facilities enables powerful sinhalese kingdom.
  • Language in Byzantine

    Greek became the official language of Byzantine
  • Period: to

    Sui Dynasty

    The short-lived Sui Dynasty reunited China after a long period of states. They also started the construction of the Grand Canal, which was finished during the Tang.
  • Period: to

    Anti-Buddhist Campaign

    This campaign caused the destruction of monestaries, and weakened the influence of Buddhism on China. This caused NeoConfucianism to form.
  • Period: to Apr 13, 1279

    Song Dynasty

    This dynasty centralized China. It reestablished the Tributary system and brought more imprtance to the Civil Service Exam.
  • Period: to

    Tang Dynasty

    A highpoint in Chinese society, surpassing the Han Dynasty before. Was established by the Li family.
  • Period: to


    Was crowned the king of the Holy Roman Empire. He is also known as Charles I