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Mueggenborg Unit 2 600CE to 1450CE

  • Period: 224 to Apr 11, 651

    Sasanid Empire

    Was the last pre-Islamic Persian Empire, ruled by the Sasanian Dynasty, was recognized as one of the two main powers in western Asia and Europe.
  • Period: 250 to Apr 12, 900

    Maya Civilization

    is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as for its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems.
  • Period: 306 to Apr 15, 1453

    Constantinople

    was the imperial capital of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine/Eastern Roman Empire, the Latin Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
  • Period: 330 to Apr 11, 1453

    Byzantine Empire

    was the predominantly Greek-speaking Eastern Roman Empire throughout Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Known simply as the Roman Empire or Romania by its contemporaries
  • Period: 581 to Apr 8, 618

    Sui Empire

    Was an ephemeral imperial chinese dynasty which unified china in the 6th Centery.
  • Apr 15, 600

    Foundation of Islam

    Foundation of Islam
    started with the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad.
  • Period: Jun 18, 618 to Jun 4, 907

    Tang Empire

    Was an imperial of China preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.
  • Apr 15, 632

    Split between Sunni and Shi'ite

    Split between Sunni and Shi'ite
    started after the death of Muhammad and they each wanted different rulers.
  • Period: Apr 8, 661 to Apr 8, 750

    Umayyad Caliphate

    WAs the second of the four major Arab Caliphates established after the death of Muhammad.
  • Period: Apr 15, 711 to Apr 15, 718

    Muslim conquer Spain

    is the Islamic Ummayad Caliphate's conquest of the Christian Visigothic Kingdom of Hispania, centered in the Iberian Peninsula.
  • Period: Apr 8, 750 to Apr 8, 1513

    Abbasid Caliphate

    Was the third of the Islamic Caliphates. It was ruled by the Abbasid Dynasty of Caliphs, who built thier capital in Baghdad after overthrowing the Umayyad Caliphs, but stoped ruling for a short period of time because of the Mongols in 1258
  • Period: Apr 12, 768 to Apr 12, 814

    Charlemagne

    He was the king of the Frankish kingdom and expanded it into an empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe. During his reign, he conquered Italy.
  • Period: Apr 15, 830 to Apr 15, 1235

    Ghana

    was located in what is now southeastern Mauritania, and Western Mali.
  • Period: Apr 11, 862 to Apr 11, 1349

    Kievan Russia

    is the name coined by Nikolai Karamzin for the Medieval state of Russia. The state existed from approximately 880 to sometime in the middle of the 13th century when it disintegrated.
  • Period: Apr 8, 960 to Apr 8, 1279

    Song Empire

    Was the first government in world history to issue banknotes or paper money and first chinese government to establish a permanent standing navy.
  • Period: Apr 12, 962 to

    Establishment of Holy Roman Empire

    was a realm that existed for about a millennium in Central Europe, ruled by a Holy Roman Emperor
  • Period: Apr 15, 1071 to Apr 15, 1325

    Seljuk Turks

    were a Turco-Persian, Sunni Muslim dynasty that ruled parts of Central Asia and the Middle East.
  • Period: Apr 12, 1095 to Apr 12, 1291

    Crusades

    were a series of religiously sanctioned military campaigns, waged by much of Roman Catholic Europe, particularly the Franks of France and the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Period: Mar 4, 1138 to Apr 11, 1193

    Saladin

    was a Kurdish Muslim, who became the Ayyubid Sultan of Egypt and Syria. He led Islamic opposition to the Franks and other European Crusaders in the Levant.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1206 to Apr 11, 1227

    Genghis Kan

    was the founder, ruler and emperor of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death.
  • Period: Apr 12, 1206 to Apr 12, 1527

    Delhi Sultanate

    is a term used to cover five short-lived Islamic kingdoms or sultanates of Turkic origin in medieval India.
  • Period: Apr 15, 1206 to Apr 15, 1324

    Mongol Invasions

    resulting in the vast Mongol Empire which covered much of Asia and Eastern Europe.
  • Apr 8, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    modified versions that omit certain temporary provisions, including the most direct challenges to the monarch's authority.
  • Period: Apr 15, 1230 to

    Mali

    was a West African empire of the Mandinka from. The empire was founded by Sundiata Keita and became renowned for the wealth of its rulers, especially Mansa Musa
  • Period: Apr 15, 1250 to Apr 15, 1517

    Mamluks

    Over time, mamluks became a powerful military caste in various Muslim societies. Particularly in Egypt, but also in the Levant, Iraq, and India, mamluks held political and military power.
  • Period: Apr 15, 1304 to

    Songhai Kingdom

    Songhai was one of the largest Islamic empires in history. It was located in Western Africa.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1312 to Apr 8, 1337

    Mansa Musa

    Was the tenth mansa, which translates to "king of kings" or "emperor" of the Malian Empire. He was perhaps the wealthiest ruler of this day.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1336 to Feb 18, 1405

    Timur

    was a fourteenth-century conqueror of Western, South and Central Asia, founder of the Timurid Empire and Timurid dynasty in Central Asia
  • Period: Apr 8, 1337 to Apr 8, 1453

    Hundred Years War

    was a series of wars waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Valois and the House of Plantagenet, also known as the House of Anjou, for the French throne
  • Period: Apr 8, 1368 to

    Ming Empire

    One of the greatest eras of orderly government and social stability in human history and was the last dynasty in china ruled by the ethnic Hans.
  • Period: Apr 15, 1400 to

    Renaissance

    This period in time marked the rebirth of humanism, and the revival of cultural achievements for their own sake in all forms of art, including music.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1405 to Apr 8, 1433

    Zheng He

    He was an explorer, diplomat, and fleet admiral, who commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa, refered as "Voyages of Zheng He"
  • Apr 12, 1436

    Gutenberg Press

    Gutenberg Press
    He was the first to make type from an alloy of lead, tin, and antimony, which was critical for producing durable type that produced high-quality printed books and proved to be much better suited for printing than all other known materials.
  • Period: Jan 22, 1440 to Oct 27, 1505

    Ivan III

    also known as Ivan the Great, was a Grand Prince of Moscow and "Grand Prince of all Rus" he tripled the territory of his state, ended the dominance of the Golden Horde over the Rus, renovated the Moscow Kremlin, and laid the foundations of the Russian state
  • Apr 12, 1442

    Inca civilization

    Inca civilization
    Incas began a far-reaching expansion under the command of Pachacutec. He founded the Inca Empire or Tahuantinsuyo, which became the largest empire in pre-Columbian America
  • Apr 15, 1519

    Aztec Civilization

    Aztec Civilization
    The Aztec Empire of 1519 was the most powerful Mesoamerican kingdom of all time, This enormous empire reached from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf coast and from central Mexico to the present-day Republic of Guatemala.