• 555

    First watermill

    First watermill
    Belisarius, general of the Emperor Justinian, creates first watermill outside of China.
  • 562

    Japan occupying Korea

    Japan occupying Korea
    Japanese occupying forces in Korea lose power.
  • 563

    Converting Picts

    Converting Picts
    Saint Columba founds a monastery on the island of Iona and begins converting Picts to Christianity.
  • 565

    New Byzantine Emperor

    New Byzantine Emperor
    Justin II, nephew of Justinian becomes Byzantine Emperor.
  • 570

    Muhammad born

    Muhammad born
    Muhammad was born to a merchant family
  • 572

    Domination of Arabia

    Domination of Arabia
    Persians begin a sixty-year domination of Arabia.
  • 575


    mahammads parents died he was orphaned to his parental grandfather, Abdul Al-Muttallb
  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad receives first revelation.

    He fasted and meditaded up on a hill and angel gabriel came down and talked to him
  • Jan 1, 610

    Grand Canal

    Grand Canal
    China finishes work on the Grand Canal.
  • Jan 1, 613

    Muhammad takes his message public

    After several years he finally said something and wrote a book about what happened that later became the Quran
  • Jan 1, 622

    Muhhamad and muslims emigrate to medina

    muhammad and a few hundred followers left mecca and traveled to yathrib
  • Jan 1, 625

    The Military Period

    The Meccans did not take Muhammad's new success lightly. Early skirmishes led to three major battles in the next three years.
  • Jan 1, 630

    The Conquest of Mecca

    In January, 630, they marched on Mecca and were joined by tribe after tribe along the way. They entered Mecca without bloodshed and the Meccans, seeing the tide had turned, joined them.
  • Jan 1, 630

    Muhammad returned to live in Medina

    Muhammad returned to live in Medina
    Muhammad returned to live in Medina. In the next three years, he consolidated most of the Arabian Peninsula under Islam. In March, 632, he returned to Mecca one last time to perform a pilgrimage, and tens of thousands of Muslims joined him.
  • Jun 8, 632

    Muhammads death

    After the pilgrimage, he returned to Medina. Three months later on June 8, 632 he died there, after a brief illness. He is buried in the mosque in Medina. Within a hundred years Muhammad's teaching and way of life had spread from the remote corners of Arabia
  • Muhammad in Mecca in care of uncle

    After his grandfather died his uncle took care of him
  • Sheppered boy

    Muhammad was a sheppered boy who helped pay his uncles modest means
  • Merchant Muhammad

    Merchant Muhammad
    Muhammads uncle took him on caravans to sell things. a merchant. Older merchants nicknamed him El-Almin or the one you can trust
  • Caravan agent for wealthy trades woman

    Muhammad carried goods for Khadija to the north with a profit
  • Muhammad married

    Muhammad married
    Khadija impressed with muhammads honesty marries him
  • Muhammad family

    Having such a hot wife they made love and came up with six children 2 died at birth. the rest were women. bummer
  • Muhammad winning

    Muslims won the first, lost the second, and outlasted the third,In March, 628, a treaty was signed between the two sides, which recognized the Muslims as a new force in Arabia and gave them freedom to move unmolested throughout Arabia. Meccan allies breached the treaty a year later.
  • Lombards conquer Italy

    Lombards conquer Italy
    Lombards conquer northern Italy. Alcuin founds kingdom.
  • Suspension bridge

    Suspension bridge
    Iron-chain suspension bridge invented in China.
  • Sui Dynasty

    Sui Dynasty
    Wen Ti, formerly chief minister of the Chou, founds the Sui Dynasty in China.
  • Mercian kingdom

    Foundation of Mercian kingdom in England among the Anglo-Saxon tribes.
  • Visigoths convert

    Visigoths in Spain convert to Christianity.
  • Invasion of Persia

    Arabs, Khazars, and Turks invade Persia, but are driven out.
  • New Pope

    New Pope
    Gregory I (Gregory the Great) becomes Pope.
  • Empress of Japan

    Empress of Japan
    Suiko, Empress of Japan.
  • England to Christianity

    Pope Gregory orders Saint Augustine the Lesser to go to England and convert the inhabitants to Christianity.
  • Saint Augustine founds English church

    Saint Augustine founds English church
    Saint Augustine the Lesser lands in England and converts the kingdom of Kent to Christianity. He founds the first English church in Canterbury.