Palaeolithic periodIn the Paleolithic period (roughly 2.5 million years ago to 10,000 B.C.), early humans lived in caves or simple huts or tepees and were hunters and gatherers.
Neolithic periodThe Neolithic Revolution started around 10,000 B.C. in the Fertile Crescent, a boomerang-shaped region of the Middle East where humans first took up farming. Shortly after, Stone Age humans in other parts of the world also began to practice agriculture
Metal ageThe Iron Age was a period in human history that started between 1200 B.C. and 600 B.C., Metal Age Prehistoric period, after the Stone Age and before the Ancient Age, which includes three major periods: the Copper Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, and is characterized by the use of metal in utensils and weapons.
AntiquityEach stage of the story begins and ends due to an important event. Thus, the Ancient Age begins in 4,000 BC, with the birth of writing, and ends in AD 476, with the fall of the Western Roman Empire, an event with which the Middle Ages began.
MIddle AgesThe Middle Ages is the period in the history of Europe from the fifth century to the fifteenth century. It succeeds the ancient age, which ends with the fall of the Western Roman Empire, and precedes the Renaissance and the era of exploration.
Modern AgeThe Modern Age is a period in human history which spans from the 20th century begining with the period after the end of First World War and ending with the advent of the Digital revolution
Contemporary ageThe contemporary age is the concept that applies to the last great historical period, which spans from the French Revolution in 1789 and reaches to the present day. However, it must be borne in mind that this period is by no means a linear epoch, but a complex one and with different changes that determine it.