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  • 330


    The Capital of Byzantine, Constantinople is put. Was a major trading place.
  • 500

    Foundation of Mali

    The foundation of Mali . Imnot sure who was the founder though.
  • 527

    Emperor Justinian1

    Justainian the First as emperor , expends the Byzantine Empire further. He changes Byzantine econmic ally and politically.
  • Period: Jan 1, 600 to Dec 31, 1450


  • Jan 2, 632

    Mohammad's Death

    Mohammad was a prophet that everyone looked up too. He was also the Islamic leader that people listened too.
  • Jan 1, 656

    Sunni and Shiite Split

    There was difficulty of ruling millions of people with such diverse ethnicities and also there was contribution to the caliphate's gradual breakup.
  • Jan 1, 661

    Power passed to Umayyed Caliphate

    The Umayyed caliphs made Arabic the official language of the muslim world and imposed a tax on those who did not convert to Islam. They were goverened from Damascus, in Syria , and continued Islam's military expansion.
  • Apr 8, 705

    Death of Emperor Zhongzong

    The Emperor at the time was being manipulated by his wife Empress Wei to a certain degree that she was able to take control and be the head person in charge of everything.
  • May 12, 710

    Payback to the Empress

    The death of Emperor Zhongzong was somthing that Empress Wei (Wife) and Princess Anle had plotted a plan out for; and that was posioning the Emperor. The Empress and the Princess were out of luck because not to later after one of the sons ordered people to kill the Empress and the Princess for what the had done.
  • Jan 2, 750

    Abbasid Caliphate

    Abbasid trade networks linked the Middle East with Europe and the established a great capital at Baghdad. Also another thing was that politics began to distinetergrate after the 900's.
  • Jan 2, 776

    Haroun al- Rashid

    He was the most famous in the country and he was the best loved out of all the people.
  • Apr 15, 1054

    Orthodox influenced

    the Orthodox influences in the east and the Roman Catholic in the West as well.
  • Apr 15, 1076


    Ghana collapsed by the invasion of Muslim Berbers.
  • Apr 15, 1076


    Thre down fall of Ghana occuried. Because of its goverment control, he didnt manage very well.
  • Oct 15, 1099

    First Crusade

    Jerusalem is re-taken from the Muslim on the urging of Pope Urban II. Fatimids were fighting with the Seljuks, so they didn't defend Jerusalem very well.
  • Aug 5, 1100

    Reign of King Henry I begins

    He was crowned on August 5. Three days after his brother, King William II, had been killed in a hunting accident.
  • Oct 1, 1127

    Southern Song Dynasty

    Southern Song had began and the establishment had occured when Zhao Gou defeated the Northern Song empire. Zhao Gou soon started a new capital and named it Li'an but it was not a structered to well either like the north and many leaders were dieing so war broke loose and soon the fighting began and the decline of the empire fell along with it.
  • Apr 24, 1147

    Second Crusade

    Was not successful. Most of Conrad's soldiers were killed as they marched through Turkey.
  • Apr 15, 1185

    Kamakura Period

    The Kamakura period in which Minamato no Torimoto was leader/emperor at the time. He began a system where there were Shogun and Damio warriors. All of this was a heirarchy and soon later went all the way to peasants and then it was known as Yorimoto had established a new way of Feudalism for Japan.
  • Sep 19, 1190

    Third Crusade

    Saladin manages to unite the Muslim world. Jerusalem is recaptured.
  • Mar 7, 1192

    Muhhamad Ghor captured Delhi

    He started a dynasty of rulers which together with some later dynasties is called the Delhi Sultanate First dynasty was called the Slace Dynasty.
  • Dec 2, 1200

    Invasion in the Middle East

    The Mongols had invaded the empire and soon after the abbasid weaknesses largely accounts for the European crusaders.
  • Sep 21, 1202

    Fourth Crusade

    A complete disaster. Had not even got to the Holy Land, let alone fight for Jerusalem. Christians used the crusade as a means to plunder valuable goods from abroad.
  • Apr 13, 1204

    Crusades Attack

    The Crusades Attack Byzantine's Capital, Constantinople . They destroy everything in their path way.
  • Jul 16, 1206

    First Dynasty

    Was called the Slave Dynasty because first leaders had been slave soldiers. Slave dynasty ended in civil war in 1290.
  • Jan 7, 1212

    Childrens Crusade

    France and Germany set off on a crusade to the Holy Land. One gropu was comosed of children who were convinced that they would be protected by God and take Jerusalem back for the christians.
  • Jul 22, 1215

    Magna Carta

    King John of England signed it. It reduced the power he held as king of England and allowed the formation of a powerful parliament.
  • Apr 1, 1234

    Mongols Captured Countries

    The invasion caused the Song empire to fall in 1279 and all of Northern and Western China were threatened by the Song empire before that.
  • Jan 1, 1258

    Mongols captured Baghdad

    The Mongols decided to kill the last Abbasid caliph and then the Middle East seperated into many seperate states.
  • Jan 4, 1260

    Last Khan in Mongol Empire

    The Mongol empire had declined and died out and soon civil wars had broke out because of the conflicts that were going on at the time.
  • Dec 1, 1260

    The II-Khan state was Established

    This establishment was established by the Genhis grandson Hulegu and while he was in charge he was in control of parts of Armenia and all of Azerbaijan,Mesopotamia, and Iran.
  • Apr 15, 1261

    Byzantine no longer under control

    The Byzantine Empire is no longer under control. Emperor Michael Palaeologus saves them.
  • Mar 1, 1274

    Mongol Attack 1

    Kublai Khan the Mongol leader invaded Japan for the first time because he himself was trying to gain more land but Japan didn't want to pay tribute to his nation. The japanese got really lucky because there was a thypoon that had came and swept away the Mongol army.
  • Dec 1, 1281

    Mongol Attack 2

    Kublai Khan wanted revenge and wanted to attack Japan after what had happened 7years ago and them not being able to settle it. The Mongols were able to have a fight for about 7 weeks but then a Thypoon hit Japan again casuing the Mongolian leaders to decide to run.
  • Nov 19, 1290

    Khlaji Dynsaty took over

    This was the time of the greatest power of the Delhi Sultanate. It ended in 1320.
  • Period: Apr 15, 1312 to Apr 15, 1337

    Leader of Mali

    the most powerful Leader of Mali lastest for 25 years as their leader.
  • Mar 20, 1325

    Chaos breaks loose

    The Delhi Sultanate began to weaken. There were a lot of rebellions and civil wars.
  • Dec 2, 1336

    Muromachi Period

    The Muromachi Period occured when there was an official establishment of Ashikaga Shogunate. This was the period when the Japanese turned more towards the Samurai's and also were being influenced heavily by the westerns.
  • Aug 16, 1337

    Hundred Years War

    England and France struggled for dominance of Western Europe. the war didn't literally lst hundred years because it actually lasted one hundred and fourteen years.
  • May 14, 1347

    Black Death

    Ravages Europe for around four years. 20% to 40% of the population died within the first year that the plague struck.
  • Feb 8, 1351

    Southern India regained its independence

    They regained it as a Hindu state. Central India also broke away and became independent. Central India became an islamic state.
  • Feb 3, 1370

    Timur Rose to Power

    Timur was known as Tamerlane and he was the Jagadai Khan.
  • May 29, 1453

    Byzantine Seized

    The Ottaman's seize Constantinople. That way Byzantine is no longer in control.
  • Nov 10, 1455

    War of Roses

    Series of civil wars fought in Medieval England. Between the House of Lancaster and House of York.
  • Jan 3, 1467

    Onio War

    This wat had occured because it was mostly arguments about how the government was running things in the country. Soon later the Samuria's began to think that they were the boss because the centeral control was declining that they thought they could rise over their overlords.
  • Shiite Caliphate Rose

    Military stress was tearing the caliphate apart and the Baghdad was under military threat.
  • Tang Dynasty Decline

    The Tang empire had grown to an amount where the government couldn't handle there local warlords and they soon began to revolt and gain more power over things. They would fight over the land and ways of gorvernment that could not be agreed on. This soon caused the empire to decline.
  • Beginning of Tang Dynasty

    This was when Emperor Xuanzong began to rule and while he did this he began to expand the territory to Korea, Mongolia, and Tibet. He also created the civil service exam for the people so it would be fair to a certain degree.
  • Government Power During Tang

    The gorvernment soon became more in control of religion and cared about what people had believed in and since then buddhism was said to be destroying things because the country as a whole was turing towards confucianism. The government had had temples destroyed and monastries destroyed about 40,000.
  • Northern Song Dynasty

    Northern Song was Zhao Kuangyin and he was in pretty good control until they made him abdicate. But there structure was not doing to well and so political destruction between the people brought the North Song Dynasty to fall in 1127.
  • Battle of Andrianople

    The death of Eperor Valens .Which is said the it could be a possibility for the division of ancient and midevil worlds.
  • Songhai

    The settlement of Shongai in 800a.d. It was a powerful Empire do to the Niger River the base power for the Empire.