Asia

  • Period: 206 to 220

    HAN DTNASTY

    A golden age for a united China
  • Period: 220 to 581

    SIX DYNASTY

    A period of chaos and division
  • 293

    Byzantium

    Roman Emperor Diocletian named Byzantium as the new center of Roman Empire.
  • 300

    Ghana was created

    Cammels brought to the Shara desert this year now
  • 324

    Constantine

    Roman Emperor of East defeated by Roman Emperor of the West, Constantine (first Christian emperor); Byzantium renamed Constantinople & built up by Constantine.
  • 476

    Byzantine Empire

    Constantinople considered capital of Byzantine Empire after Rome falls
  • Period: 476 to Nov 25, 866

    Byzantine Empire

  • 500

    Jenne-Jeno

    Largest city in Africa
  • 527

    + Constantinople

  • Period: 565 to Nov 25, 866

    Greek

    city increasingly Greek in nature
  • Period: 589 to Nov 25, 618

    SIU DYNASTY

    Reunification of China
  • Nov 25, 618

    -907 Under the Tang dynasty, Diaosm expanded

  • Period: Nov 25, 618 to Nov 25, 907

    TANG DYNASTY

  • Period: Nov 25, 907 to Nov 25, 960

    5 DYNASTIES IN the NORTH 10 KINGDOMS IN the SOUTH

    A period of chaos and division
  • Nov 25, 920

    First written record of foot binding, which reduce the status of women

  • Period: Nov 25, 960 to Nov 25, 1279

    SONG DYNASTY

  • Oct 8, 1050

    in China, movable type was invented

  • Nov 25, 1056

    Regular civil service exams bgins by the Song dynasty

  • Period: Nov 25, 1279 to Nov 25, 1368

    YAUN DYNASTY(Mongols)

  • Dec 6, 1300

    Mali expanded to largest size

    Mali has conquered land size of Western Europe
  • Dec 6, 1324

    Mansa Musa makes his hajj

    brought 60,000 man, 12,000 slaves, hundredths of gold, lots of camels, food, meant Mali was Islamic.
  • Period: Nov 25, 1368 to

    MING DYNASTY

  • Dec 6, 1375

    Mali first appeared on maps of West Africa

    Mali is a European trade partner
  • Nov 25, 1405

    -1433, European's voyages gain new tributary states for China

  • Nov 25, 1453

    Mehmet(Muhammad || )

    city of Constantinople taken by Ottoman Turks (Mehmet, or Muhammad, II); renamed Istanbul, made capital of Ottoman Empire, and revived as center of learning and religious tolerance.
  • Period: Nov 25, 1520 to Nov 25, 1566

    Sultan Suleiman |

    under Sultan Suleiman I, city at its height
  • Period: to 475

    BYZANTIUM and WESTERN ROMAN EMPIRE