Early Civilizations

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  • Jan 10, 600

    Muslim found mathematics in Mesopotamia.

    Muslim armies reached Mesopotamia in the 600s, discovering mathematicians using "Arabic Numerals".
  • Jan 9, 900

    The Chinese discover how to use black powder.

    The Chinese discovered how to use black explosive powder. The Chinese used it during battle to launch flaming arrows at enenmies.
  • Jan 9, 1200

    Marco Polo writes a book called, "Description of the World".

    This book was written on the discoveries he made by traveling to China,
  • Jan 9, 1200

    The Chinese developed a kind of cannon made of hollow bamboo tubes.

    When this material was ignited, an expolsion occured and the rock and iron were thrust toward the enemy.
  • Jan 10, 1200

    Ibn an-Nafis realized that blood circulates throughout the body.

  • Jan 9, 1275

    Garments made of silk, medical treatments, compasses.

    Marco Polo discovered garmnets made of silk in China.
  • Jan 9, 1300

    Chinese invent stage rockets.

    The Chinese were very advanced with fighting technology.
  • Jan 10, 1582

    Romans changed the calendar.

    The Romans created leap year.