Ghana KingdomWest Africa
The kingdom of Ghana was located in present day Ghana in western Africa. It was founded in 500.
Nubia converted to ChristianityWest Africa
The Nubia were a group of people in western Africa. They were one of the first peoples in Africa to be converted to Christianity.
Period: Jan 1, 600 to Dec 31, 1450
Period 3 Review Timeline
Nov 8, 606
Harsha's Kingdom comes to powerSouth Asia
Persia: E and P
Harsha was a ruler who was crowned at the age of 16. He was a very kind ruler and turned out to be very good at his job.
Nov 4, 610
Muhammad has the vision of AllahMiddle East
The Angel Gabriel came to Muhammad in a dream in 610. In this dream he saw Allah and this made him want to spread his word.
Nov 8, 618
Tang Dynasty beginsEast Asia
Persia: P and E
The Tang Dynasty was like another golden age fro china. During the dynasty we saw many advancements in things like technology and art.
Nov 4, 629
Muhammad invades MeccaMiddle East
Persia:R and P
Muhammad wanted Mecca to be the pilgrimage city for Islam. So he invaded the city and destroyed all relics of other religion and made Mecca an important Islamic city.
Nov 8, 629
Xuanzang begins his pilgrimmage to IndiaSouth Asia
Xuanzang was a monk. He went on a pilgrimage to find the deeper meaning of his religion. After he went back to China.
Nov 4, 632
Muhammad DiesMiddle East
Being the founder of Islam and the last prophet of Muhammad the death of Muhammad is an important event.
Nov 8, 641
Founding of CairoWest Africa
Perisa: E and A
Cairo is a city in Egypt, it was founded in 641 and would become and trading center for Africa and the middle east
Nov 4, 650
The Quran is finished being written by Abu BakarMiddle East
Persia: R and I
The Quran was written by Abu Bakar. It is the holy book of Islam. It is believed to be the word of Allah.
Nov 4, 700
Swahili Civilization beginsEast Africa
Persia: P, E, and A
The Swahili Civilization was organized into city-states that stretched from modern day Somalia to Mozambique. The language was a mashup of Arabic and Bantu
Nov 4, 750
Fall of the Umayyad CaliphateMiddle East
Persia: R and P
The Umayyad Caliphate was lead by Damascus but declined due to many rebellions and a small # of converts.
Nov 8, 750
Decline of Tang beginsEast Asia
Persia: A and P
The Tang empire began to fall in the 750's, mostly because of nomads who attacked relentlessly.
Nov 8, 800
Growth of gold trade in the SaharaWest Africa
The Kingdom of Zimbabwe caused the gold trade to blossom across the Trans Saharan trade routes
Nov 4, 900
Rome’s population drops from 1,000,000 to 10,000Europe
Persia: A and S
When the Bubonic Plague was at its strongest it was able to wipe out a large amount of the Roman population.
Nov 8, 1054
The Christian Church SplitsEurope
The Christian church split into two main groups. The Catholic church was in the east while the orthodox was in the west.
Nov 4, 1095
Persia: P and R
The Crusades were holy wars waged by Christians who were trying to take back the Holy Land from other religions, specifically Islam.
Nov 8, 1206
The Delhi Sultanate is foundedSouth Asia
Persia: E and R
The Delhi Sultanate is important because they were a minority group in Northern India that had control over a majority religious group.
Nov 8, 1230
Mali Empire FoundedWest Africa
Persia: A and E
The Mali Empire was founded in 1230, it was located somewhere in modern day West Africa.
Nov 4, 1250
Kingdom of Great Zimbabwe comes to powerEast Africa
Persia: E and A
The Great Zimbabwe kingdom came to power because they had lots of gold. They were very good at mining it (for the time period).
Nov 4, 1271
Mongols begin invasion of ChinaEast Asia
The Mongols were "advanced nomads" who were really good at taking land over. They fought viciously in battle and were feared among many.
Nov 8, 1300
Collapse of Delhi SultanateSouth Asia
Persia: R and E
The Delhi Sultanate did eventually collapse just like all empires. It was due to the majority religious group throwing them over.
Nov 4, 1331
The Black Death infects ChinaEast Asia
The Black Death (Bubonic Plauge) was so strong that it stretched to China. China was not as impacted as much as Europe by the disease.
Nov 4, 1347
Black Death begins to infect EuropeEurope
Persia: E and S
The Black Death was responsible for millions of deaths. It got its start in Europe and then spread across the eastern hemisphere.
Nov 4, 1350
Kingdom of Great Zimbabwe fallsEast Africa
The kingdom falls because their biggest resource ran out. Once the gold was gone they could pay anyone to do anything so they vanished until more was found
Nov 4, 1350
The Silk Road is goneAll of Asia and Middle East
Persia: E, S, and I
The Bubonic Plauge caused the Silk Road to pretty much vanish. Since people became scared to trade on land and get sick every one traded on the sea.
Nov 8, 1350
Songhai KingdomWest Africa
The Songhai kingdom was in west Africa and was founded around 1350.
Nov 4, 1354
Ibn Battuta crosses the SaharaWest Africa
Persia: R and I
Ibn Battuta was a Muslim who traveled around the Muslim World. He did not like the way Islam was being practiced by coverts.
Nov 4, 1358
Hanseatic League is foundedEurope
The Hanseatic League was a group of German trading cities that go together to protect trade interest
Nov 4, 1368
Mongols are forced out of ChinaEast Asia
Persia: P and S
After the Mongols invaded and took over China, they were kicked out. They were not Chinese enough in that, they didn't look and act Chinese.
Nov 8, 1500
Population boom in South AsiaSouth Asia
Persia: S and E
The population boom in South Asia of 53 million to 105 was majorly due to the large trading centers caused by the Trans Saharan Trade Routes