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  • 395

    Byzantine empire

    Byzantine empire
    Chronology of Byzantine Empire (330-1453 A.D.) 330 AD: Constantine founds the new capital of the Roman Empire on the existing site of the ancient Greek city Byzantium: Byzantium was renamed Constantinople and it would become the capital of the Byzantine Empire.
  • 476

    Dark Ages

    Dark Ages
    Dark Ages, the early medieval period of western European history. Specifically, the term refers to the time (476–800) when there was no Roman (or Holy Roman) emperor in the West; or, more generally, to the period between about 500 and 1000, which was marked by frequent warfare and a virtual disappearance of urban life.
  • 570

    Muhammad 1st revelation

    Muhammad 1st revelation
    Mohammed (Mecca 570 or 571 AD- Medina 632) The central messenger and prophet in Islam; the receiver and transmitter of Gods message to mankind, as recorded in the Holy Koran, the principal religious text for Muslims. Mohammed has no religious importance in Christianity and Judaism, and is considered not to be a prophet by adherents of these two religions, while Mohammed's position in later religions, like Baha'i, resemble what is found in Islam.
  • 577

    The Death of Muhammad

    The Death of Muhammad
  • 581

    Grand Canal Built

    Grand Canal Built
    he Grand Canal (also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the longest canal or artificial river in the world and a famous tourist destination.[1] Starting at Beijing, it passes through Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the city of Hangzhou, linking the Yellow River and Yangtze River. The oldest parts of the canal date back to the 5th century BC, although the various sections were finally combined during the Sui dynasty (
  • May 8, 617

    Tang Dynasty

    Tang Dynasty
    At the end of Sui Dynasty (581 - 618), the whole country fell into chaos due to the tyranny of Emperor Yang; rebellions roused by peasants were everywhere. Resenting Emperor Yang's ruling, the chief officer of Taiyuan - Li Yuan, who was also known as Tangguo Gong (a vassal in Sui Court) raised an army in Taiyuan from May 617.
  • Jul 16, 622

    The Hirjah

    The Hirjah
    Prophet’s Mosque [Credit: Nabeel Turner—Stone/Getty Images]the Prophet Muhammad’s migration (622 ce) from Mecca to Medina in order to escape persecution. The date represents the starting point of the Muslim era.
  • Nov 2, 661

    Sunni/Shia split

    Sunni/Shia split
    656 to 661 CEThe division of Islam into Sunni and Shiite branches goes far back in Muslim history to the aftermath of the death of the Prophet Muhammad. Its repercussions have rippled through history, with periods of peace and periods of war. With the recent turmoil, the conflict between Shiite and Sunni is once again a driving force behind events in the Middle East.
  • Dec 1, 661

    Ummyad caliphate

    Ummyad caliphate
    The Umayyad Caliphate trans. Al-Khilāfat al-ʾumawiyya) was the second of the four major Islamic caliphates established after the death of Muhammad. This caliphate was centered on the Umayyad dynasty , hailing from Mecca.
  • Sep 3, 714

    Musliim Ruled Spain

    Musliim Ruled Spain
    Spain is the biggest country of Europe. It is a constitutional monarchy with Madrid as its capital. In Muslim history, Spain is also remembered by its two other names, Andulus and Hispania. Muslims ruled Spain with full grace and glory for about eight centuries. It is they who converted it into the most civilised and the most charming land in the world.
  • Oct 10, 732

    Battle of Tours

    Battle of Tours
    e Battle of Tours (often called the Battle of Poitiers, but not to be confused with the Battle of Poitiers, 1356) was fought on October 10, 732 between forces under the Frankish leader Charles Martel and a massive invading Islamic army led by Emir Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi Abd al Rahman, near the city of Tours, France.
  • Feb 10, 750

    Abbasd take baghdad

    Abbasd take baghdad
    Since the style set by the capital was used throughout the Muslim world, Baghdad and Samarra’ became associated with the new artistic and architectural trend. As virtually nothing remains from Abbasid Baghdad today, the site of Samarra’ is particularly significant for understanding the art and architecture of the Abbasid period.
  • Sep 1, 762

    Abbasid caliphate

    Abbasid caliphate
    One of the earliest, and most important, changes the Abbasids made was to move the capital of the Islamic empire from the old Umayyad power base of Damascus to a new city—Baghdad. Baghdad was founded in 762 by al-Mansur on the banks of the Tigris River.
  • Dec 2, 950

    Mayan City-state

    The heart of Tikal, one of the most powerful Classic Period Maya cities ... access to trade routes were likely to develop into the capital cities of early Maya states. .... One of the most important cities in the Guatemalan Highlands at this time
  • Dec 1, 960

    Song Dynasty

    Song Dynasty
    Starting in 960 and ending in 1279, the Song Dynasty consisted of the Northern Song (960-1127) and the Southern Song (1127-1279). With a prosperous economy and radiant culture, this period was considered as another period of 'golden age' after the glorious Tang Dynasty (618 - 907).
  • Dec 1, 960

    Yuan dynasty

    Yuan dynasty
    Mongolian) and the 'Phags-pa script. The Yuan dynasty is considered both a successor to the Mongol Empire and an imperial Chinese dynasty. It was the khanate ruled by the successors of Möngke Khan after the division of the Mongol Empire.
  • Dec 1, 1054

    great schism between catholics and eastern orthdox

    great schism between catholics and eastern orthdox
    The Great Schism, also known as the East-West Schism, was the event that divided "Chalcedonian" Christianity into Western (Roman) Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy.^[1]^ Though normally dated to 1054, when Pope Leo IX and Patriarch Michael I excommunicated each other, the East-West Schism was actually the result of an extended period of estrangement between the two bodies of churches.
  • Dec 1, 1066

    Viking invasions in europe

    Viking invasions in europe
    The Viking Age is the period A.D. 793–1066 in European history, especially .... The Vikings who invaded western and eastern Europe were chiefly pagans from .... In 850 Vikings overwintered for the first time in England, on the island of Thanet, ...
  • Dec 1, 1066

    William the conquer takes england

    William the conquer takes england
    On this day in History, William the Conqueror invades England on Sep 28, 1066. ... II at the Battle of Hastings marked the beginning of a new era in British history. ... By the time he was 20, William had become an able ruler and was backed by ...
  • Dec 2, 1200

    Inca Empire

    Inca Empire
    When the Spanish arrived on the west coast of South America in the 1500s, a large portion of the region was ruled by the powerful and sophisticated Inca Empire. ... 1200 AD - The Inca tribe, led by Manco Capac, founded the city of Cuzco in the Cuzco Valley region
  • Dec 1, 1212

    Parliament Established

    Parliament Established
    At first these extended assemblies – the first known dates from 1212 - served as the means by which the King could communicate with men who, although below the ranks of his leading tenants, were of standing in their localities and well-informed of local grievances.
  • Dec 1, 1215

    Magna carta

    Magna carta
    Magna Carta (Latin for "the Great Charter"), also called Magna Carta Libertatum (Latin for "the Great Charter of the Liberties"), is a charter agreed by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215.
  • Dec 3, 1250

    The Inquisition

    The Inquisition
    The Inquisition was an ecclesiastical court and process of the Roman Catholic Church setup for the purpose towards the discovery and punishment of heresy which wielded immense power and brutality in medieval and early modern times.
  • Dec 1, 1251

    Crusades

    Crusades
    The crusades were a series of holy wars called by popes with the promise of ... c.950-1300 Period of steady demographic and economic growth in Western
  • Dec 1, 1300

    High Middle Ages

    High Middle Ages
    The High Middle Ages or High Medieval Period was the period of European history around the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries (c. 1001–1300). The High Middle Ages were preceded by the Early Middle Ages and followed by the Late Middle Ages, which by convention end around 1500.
  • Dec 2, 1325

    Tenochtitlan built

    Tenochtitlan built
    Founded on June 20 of 1325, it became the capital of the expanding Mexican ... However, one attestation in the late 16th-century manuscript known as "the Bancroft dialogues" suggest the second vowel was short, so that the true etymology remains uncertain.
  • Dec 2, 1337

    100 Years War

    100 Years War
    The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, rulers of the Kingdom of France, for control of the latter kingdom. Each side drew many allies into the war. It was one of the most notable conflicts of the Middle Ages, in which five generations of kings from two rival dynasties fought for the throne of the largest kingdom in Western Europe. The war marked both the height of chivalr
  • Dec 1, 1347

    Black death

    Black death
    Ole J. Benedictow describes how he calculated that the Black Death killed 50 million people in the 14th century, or 60 per cent of Europe's entire population. The disastrous mortal disease known as the Black Death spread across Europe in the years 1346-53.
  • Dec 1, 1368

    Mongol empire

    Mongol empire
    Timeline of the Mongol Empire. This is the timeline of the Mongol Empire from 1206, when Temüjin received the title of Genghis Khan, to the death in 1370 of the last emperor of Yuan dynasty in China, who had been deposed in 1368.
  • Dec 3, 1371

    Voyages of Zheng He

    Voyages of Zheng He
    Zheng He (1371–1433 or 1435), originally named Ma He, was a Hui court eunuch, mariner, explorer, diplomat, and fleet admiral during China's early Ming dynasty. Zheng commanded expeditionary voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, Western Asia, and East Africa from 1405 to 1433. His larger ships stretched 400 feet in length (Columbus's Santa Maria was 85 feet). These carried hundreds of sailors on four tiers of decks.[3] As a favorite of the Yongle Emperor, whose usurpation he assisted, he rose t
  • Dec 1, 1500

    Middle Ages

    Middle Ages
    n European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. It began with the collapse of the Western Roman Empire and merged into the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery.
  • Aztec Empire

    Aztec Empire
    Collectively, the people of the allied Central Mexican and American city states between the 12th century CE (AD) and the 15th century Spanish invasion are commonly referred to as the Aztecs. The Aztec empire was controlled primarily by a political body called the Triple Alliance, made up of the Acolhua people of Texcoco, the Mexica in Tenochtitlán, and the Tepaneca people of Tlacopan.
  • Holy Roman Empire

    Holy Roman Empire
    753 - 1806 was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806.[6] The largest territory of the empire after 962 was the Kingdom of Germany, though it included the Kingdom of Bohemia, the Kingdom of Burgundy, the Kingdom of Italy, and numerous other territories