600CE-1450CE Mueggenborg

By TaubenL
  • Period: 224 to Jan 1, 651

    Sansanid Empire

    Middle east. Last ruling time period before Islamic rule. Feuded with the Romans, adn influenced them.
  • Period: 250 to

    Mayan Civilization

    Civilizastion most noted for its language, arcitecture, and calender in mesoamerica. Also known for the cultures it shares with others in the area.
  • Period: 330 to Jan 1, 1453

    Byzantine Empire

    Part of the Roman Empire. Emperor Constatine Moves the capital to Constatineople, and converts to Christianity.
  • Jan 1, 610

    Foundation of Islam

    Muhammad arrives and spreads his visions of a holy one. He begins to spread his teachings throughout the Middle East. Islam is a montheistic religion, based on the Quran. Muhammad is a holy prophet.
  • Period: Jan 1, 661 to Jan 1, 750

    Umayyad Caliphate

    Ruler backed by the Shiites, to take the throne once Muhammad's ruled ended. Part of the cause of the Sunni-Shiite split.
  • Jan 1, 671


    Emperor Constantine designates Byzantium to become the capital of the Roman Empire, and renamed it Constantinople.
  • Jan 1, 711

    Muslims take Spain

    Part of the Uyyamad Caliphate. Under Muslim rule, Jewish and Christians are forced to pay a tax to the government, but are allowed to practice. Huge conversion to Islam.
  • Period: Jan 1, 750 to Jan 1, 1258

    Abbasid Caliphate

    Caliphte backed by the Sunnis as the heir to the throne, took tule from the Umayyad Caliphate.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1071 to Jan 1, 1325

    Seljuk Turks

    Dynasty in the Middle East. Originally ruled by Muslims Turks, then influenced by the Persians.
  • Jan 1, 1095


    A series of religious campaigns led by Roman Catholics that were attempts to regain holy lands back from Muslim rule and establish Christian dominance during the Holy Roman Empire. Ended in 1291.
  • Jan 1, 1174


    Sultan. Led Islamic armies against the christian Crusades.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1200 to Jan 1, 1573

    Inca Civilization

    Largest civilization of South America. Worshiped the sun god. Arts included pottery and textiles, and they used knotted strings for math and accounting.
  • Jan 1, 1206

    Genghis Khan

    The beginning of the rule of the great Gengis Khan. Became leader over nomadic tribes that eventually invaded most of northern Eurasia and conquered.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to Jan 1, 1324

    Mongol Invasions

    The Mongol Dynasty gains territory in Persia and Russia through raids. Unified Mongol and Turkish peoples.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to Jan 1, 1527

    Delhi Sultanate

    Series of Islamic Kingdoms that ruled prior to the Munghal Dynasty. Resulted in some mingling of cultures and forms of art.
  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    A document that attempted to limit the power of the King, and return some rights to the people. The foundation of constitutional documents.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1230 to

    Kingdom of Mali

    African Kingdom, continuation of Ghana. Ruled Africa under one set of rules, united area.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1250 to Jan 1, 1517

    Mamluk Sultanate

    Mamluks ( slave soldiers) were used to fight off Crusaders in Eygpt and the Middle East.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to


    Cultural revolution throughout Europe. Advancements in art, and general edujcations. Return to the classical arts. Very religious time, as well.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1312 to Jan 1, 1332

    Mansa Musa

    African Ruler. Fostered the growth of Islam in his Empire.
  • Jan 1, 1337

    Hundred (116) Years' War

    A series of battles in France regarding who would become the ruling house of France. The war lasted 116 years, and France was greatly ravenged by the fighting. Ended in 1453.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1340 to

    Songhai Kingdoms

    African Kingdom.Same stuff, new rule.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1368 to

    Ming Empire

    Trade with Europe and silver coins strengthen, and eventually ruin the Ming Dynasty. The agricultre base of China returns, and the military of China is built upon.
  • Jan 1, 1370


    Conquerer of West, Southm and Central Asia. Great-grandfather to the later ruler of the Mongal Dynasty in India.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1371 to Jan 1, 1435

    Zheng He

    Chinese explorer and ruler. Made voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, Eastern Africa, and the Middle East. He promoted maritime trade and openness to other countries.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1427 to Jan 1, 1519

    Aztec Civilization

    Ancient Civilization in Mexico renowned for architecture and calender. Overtaken by explorers in search of new lands.
  • Jan 1, 1436

    Gutenberg Press

    The first avalible printing press. Modernized literature and significantly made education and texts avalible to the public. Transition from hand copying and inefficient printing to a easier set of letters and ability to print. Fun Fact: Gutenberg is the man of the millenium in Germany :D
  • Jan 1, 1462

    Ivan III

    Russian ruler. Conquered a large amont of land for Russia, and tripled Russia's size. Laid the foundations for a Russian State, and ended the "Golden Horde's" rule over Russia. A.K.A. Ivan the Great.
  • Split Between the Sunni and the Shiite

    Debate over the who will become the next Umayyad Calipate causes a rift, which will covanlesce into 2 groups- the sunnis and the shiites.
  • Charlemagne

    Emperor of the areas that would become France, Germany, and the Franks, whose lands he expanded. Was also titled Charles the Great, and was a rival to Constantine of the Byzantine Empire for a short period.
  • Establishment of the Holy Roman Empire

    Form of government that reigned over the Majority of Europe, starting with the Germanic tribes. Ruled the people throught the churches, and led them into the Dark ages. Ended in 1806.
  • Period: to

    Tang Empire

    Known as the "Golden Age" of Chinese culture. This period sponser the development of poetry and culture. China florished.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1279

    Song Empire

    Prosperous time. Emphisis is made upon the official testing of government officials. Socially, the time is great. Women gain rights, but remain subordinant to men. Printing improves education, and there is a economic revolution.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1235

    Kingdom of Ghana

    First African Kingdom. Gold, ivory, and salt were used as trading materials. Camals were used in the trans-Saharan trade.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1349

    Kievan Russia

    Founded by Scandinavian warriors in Russia, and layed the foundation for Russia, and surrounding areas. First law in Russia. Accepted Christianity and was tied to the Byzantine Empire economically.
  • Period: to

    Sui Empire

    Chinese Dynasty that unified china, standardized coinage, and attempted to equalize social statuses, resulting in the centralization of power and increased production of agricuulture. Buddhism was encouraged throughout the Empire. Followed by the Tang Dynasty.