Chapter 3 Timeline

  • 500

    500 B.C

    In India,people begin to write down Hindu sacred texts, called Vedas. The vendas reflect Aryan belief in many deties, including Lakshmi
  • Jan 1, 750

    750 B.C

    Nubia conquers Egypt and gains control of the Nile Valley
  • Jan 1, 1027

    1027 B.C

    The Zhou overthrow the Shang. Richly adorned artworks reflect Zhou power and weath
  • Jan 1, 1400

    1400 B.C

    The Olmecs develop the first civilization in the Americas
  • Jan 1, 1500

    1500 B.C

    The Aryans cross into India from the north and overrun existing cities and towns
  • 1650 B.C

    The Shang dynasty, know for fine bronzeworks such as the cauldron, grains control of terms along the Huang He
  • 2000 B.C

    Chinese civilizatin emerges along river valleys and the east coast of Asia
  • 509 B.C

    The Roman republic is established
  • 2500 B.C

    The first Indian civilization arises in the Indus River vallay. Mohenjo-Daro, a principal city
  • 2700 B.C

    The pyramid age begins in Egypt
  • 3000 B,C

    River valley civilizations begin to emerge