The Medieval World and Beyond Period 4 ChenW

  • 300

    Camels are first brought to the Sahara

  • 300

    Classic Mayan Civilization begins

  • 476

    Fall of Rome

    The last emperor in the west is driven from his throne
  • 500

    Byzantine Empire Begins

    Byzantine Empire lives on
  • 552

    Buddhism is introduced to Japan

  • 593

    Prince Shotoku comes to power

  • Jan 1, 604

    The Seventeen Article Constitution begins

  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad becomes a prophet of Islam

  • Jan 1, 618

    The Tang Dynasty begins

  • Jan 1, 618

    Buddhism relgion expands in the Tang Dynasty

  • Jan 1, 651

    Official edition of the Qur'an is writted

  • Jan 1, 700

    Traders bring Islam to West Africa

  • Jan 1, 710

    Nara becomes capital of Japan

  • Jan 1, 750

    Bookmaking begins to spread the Qur'an

  • Jan 1, 768

    Charlemagne's Christian Empire Begins

  • Jan 1, 794

    Heian-kyo/Tokyo becomes capital of Japan

  • Jan 1, 794

    The Heian period begins

  • Jan 1, 850

    Tang Dynasty recorded a formula for gunpowder

  • Jan 1, 900

    The Japanese invent kana

  • Jan 1, 907

    The Tang Dynasty ends

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Feudalism begins

  • Jan 1, 1000

    The Tale of Genji is written

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Movable type is invented in China

  • Jan 1, 1054

    Eastern Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church Split

  • Jan 1, 1065

    Song Dynasty began civil service exams

  • Jan 1, 1085

    The Reconquista begins with Toledo

  • Jan 1, 1096

    First Crusade begins

  • Jan 1, 1146

    Second Crusade begins

  • Jan 1, 1185

    The Heian period ends

  • Jan 1, 1189

    Third Crusade begins

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The era of the samurai begins

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The first shogun comes to power

  • Jan 1, 1200

    The Incas settle in Cuzco

  • Jan 1, 1203

    The Ghana empire ends

  • Jun 1, 1215

    Magna Carta is signed

  • Jan 1, 1240

    The Mali empire begins

  • Jan 1, 1250

    Aztecs arrive in the Valley of Mexico

  • Jan 1, 1258

    Mongols destroy Baghdad

  • Jan 1, 1279

    Mongols dynasty begins

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Mongol Empire is weakened

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Renaissance begins in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1312

    Mansa Musa is the first Islamic leader

  • Jan 1, 1325

    Aztecs start buildidng Tenochtitlan

  • Jan 1, 1337

    Hundred Years War begins

  • Jan 1, 1347

    Bubonic Plague begins in Europe

  • Jan 1, 1350

    Timbuktu becomes a center of Arabic learning

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Ming Dynasty begins

  • Jan 1, 1368

    Mongols dynasty ends

  • Jan 1, 1400

    Inquisition begins

  • Jan 1, 1405

    Zheng He makes his first voyage

  • Jan 1, 1450

    Johannes Gutenberg invents the printing press

  • Jan 1, 1453

    Byzantine Empire Falls

  • Jan 1, 1453

    Hundred Years War ends

  • Jan 1, 1460

    The Songhai Empire begins

  • Jan 1, 1469

    The Medici family begins to rule Florence

  • Jan 1, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias begins to sail around the tip of Africa

  • Jan 1, 1492

    The Spanish conquer Granada

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Queen Isabella sends Christopher Colombus to find a sea route to Asia

  • Jan 1, 1497

    John Cabot lands in Canada

  • Jul 1, 1497

    Vasco da Gama began to sail India

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Post-Classic Mayan Civilization ends

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Humanism begins in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Pedro Cabral begins to sail to Brazil

  • Jan 1, 1500

    The microscope is invented

  • Jan 1, 1504

    Michelangelo completes his sculpture David

  • Jan 1, 1514

    Copernicus states that the earth revolved around the sun

  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther posts his Ninety-Five Theses

  • Jan 1, 1519

    The Aztec Empire ends

  • Aug 1, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan begins to sail around the world

  • Jan 1, 1520

    Hernan Cortes destroys the Aztecs

  • Jan 1, 1524

    Giovanni da Verrazano lands in North America

  • Jan 1, 1525

    William Tyndale translates the Bible into English

  • Jan 1, 1532

    The Inca Empire ends

  • Jan 1, 1532

    Inca Empire ends

  • Apr 1, 1532

    Francisco Pizarro destroys the Incas

  • Jan 1, 1534

    King Henry VIII creats Anglicanism

  • Jan 1, 1541

    John Calvin created Calvinism

  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus states his theory of a heliocentric universe

  • Jan 1, 1545

    The Council of Trent is formed

  • The Songhai Empire ends

  • Henry Hudson begins to try and find the Northwest Passage

  • Galileo decides to build a telescope

  • The Mali empire ends

  • The Thirty Years' War begins

  • The Ming Dynasty ends

  • The Thirty Years' War ends

  • Peace of Westphalia is signed

  • Newton publishes a book about gravity

  • The era of the samurai ends