The Medieval World and Beyond Period 1 GuoD

  • 300

    Camels are brought to the Sahara

  • 300

    Classic Mayan Civilization began

  • 476

    The Fall of Rome

  • 500

    The Byzantine Empire Begins

  • 500

    Ghana Begins

  • 552

    Buddhism was introduced to Japan

  • 593

    Prince Shototku comes to power

  • Jan 1, 604

    The seventeen Article constitution began

  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad Becomes a Prophet of Islam

  • Jan 1, 618

    The Tang Dynasty Begins

  • Jan 1, 618

    Buddhism expands in the Tang Dynasty

  • Jan 1, 651

    The First Official Version of the Qu'ran was written

  • Jan 1, 700

    Traders Bring Islam to West Africa

  • Jan 1, 710

    Nara becomes the capital of Japan

  • Jan 1, 750

    Bookmaking begins to spred the Qu'ran

  • Jan 1, 768

    Charlemagne's Christian Empire

  • Jan 1, 794

    Heian-Kyo/Tokyo becomes Japan's capital

  • Jan 1, 794

    Heian period begins

  • Jan 1, 850

    The Tang Dynasty Records a Formula for Gunpowder

  • Jan 1, 900

    The Japanese invent Kana

  • Jan 1, 900

    Post-Classic Mayan Civilization Ended

  • Jan 1, 907

    The Tang Dynasty Ended

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Feudalism Begins

  • Jan 1, 1000

    The Tale of Genji, the first novel, was written

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Movable Type was Invented in China

  • Jan 1, 1054

    The Roman Catholic and the Eastern Orthodox churches split

  • Jan 1, 1065

    Song Dynasty Begins Civil Service Exams

  • Jan 1, 1085

    The Reconquista Begins with Toledo

  • Jan 1, 1096

    The First Crusade Begins

  • Jan 1, 1146

    The Second Crusade Begins

  • Jan 1, 1185

    The Heiyan period ended

  • Jan 1, 1189

    The Third Crusade Begins

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The era of the samurai began

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The First Shogun Came to Power

  • Jan 1, 1200

    Aztecs arrive in the valley of Mexico

  • Jan 1, 1200

    Incas settle in Cuzco

  • Jan 1, 1203

    Ghana Collapses

  • Jun 1, 1215

    The Signing of the Magna Carta

  • Jan 1, 1240

    The Mali Empire Begins

  • Jan 1, 1258

    The Mongols Destroy Baghdad

  • Jan 1, 1279

    The Mongol Dynasty Begins

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Mongol Empire is Weakened

  • Jan 1, 1300

    Humanism Began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Renaissance Began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1312

    Mansa Musa is the First Islamic Ruler in West Africa

  • Jan 1, 1325

    Aztecs begin building Tenochtitlan

  • Jan 1, 1337

    The Hundred Years' War Begins

  • Jan 1, 1347

    Bubuonic Plague Begins

  • Jan 1, 1350

    Timbuktu becomes a Center for Arabic Learning

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Ming Dynasty Begins

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Mongol Dynasty Ends

  • Jan 1, 1400

    The Inquisition Takes Place

  • Jan 1, 1405

    Zheng He makes his first Voyage

  • Jan 1, 1438

    The Incas began to create roads

  • Jan 1, 1450

    Johannes Gutenberg invents the Printing Press

  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Byzantine Empire Ends

  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Hundred Years' War Ends

  • Jan 1, 1460

    The Songhai Empire Begins

  • Jan 1, 1469

    The Medici family began to rule Florence

  • Jan 1, 1488

    Barolomeu Dias begins to sail around the tip of Africa

  • Jan 1, 1492

    The Spanish Conquer Granada

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Isabella sends Columbus to find a route to Asia by West

  • Jan 1, 1497

    Vasco de Gama sails to India

  • Jan 1, 1497

    John Cabot lands in Canada

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Pedro Cabral sails to Brazil

  • Jan 1, 1500

    The microscope was invented

  • Jan 1, 1504

    Michelangelo Completes his statue of David

  • Jan 1, 1514

    Copernicus states the Earth revolves around the Sun

  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther Posted his Ninety-Five Theses

  • Jan 1, 1519

    The Aztec Empire ended

  • Jan 1, 1519

    Ferdinard Magellan begins to circumnavigate

  • Jan 1, 1520

    Hernan Cortez destroys the Aztecs

  • Jan 1, 1524

    Giovanni da Verrazano landed in North America

  • Jan 1, 1525

    William Tynsdale Translated the Bible to English

  • Jan 1, 1530

    John Calivn creates Calvinism

  • Jan 1, 1532

    The Inca Empire Ended

  • Jan 1, 1533

    Francisco Pizarro destroys the Incas

  • Jan 1, 1534

    King Henry VIII created Anglicanism

  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus declares heliocentricity

  • Jan 1, 1545

    The Council of Trent was Formed

  • The Songhai Empire Ends

  • Henry Hudson trys to find the Northwest Passage

  • Galileo decides to build a telescope

  • Mali Ends

  • The Thirty Years' War Begins

  • The Ming Dynasty Ended

  • Peace of Westfalia was signed

  • The Thirty Years' War Ends

  • Newton publishes a book on gravity

  • The era of the samurai ended