The Medieval World and Beyond Period 4 ZimmermanM

  • 300

    Camels Were First Brought to the Sahara

  • 300

    Classic Mayan Civilization began

  • 476

    The Fall of Rome

  • 500

    The Byzantine Empire Begins

  • 500

    The Ghana Empire Began

  • 552

    Buddhism was introduced to Japan

  • Jan 1, 604

    The Seventeen Article Constitution began

  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad Became A Prophet Of Islam

  • Jan 1, 651

    The First Official Edition Of The Qur'an Was Written

  • Jan 1, 700

    Traders brought Islam to West Africa

  • Jan 1, 710

    Nara became the capital of Japan

  • Jan 1, 750

    Bookmaking Began To Spread The Qur'an

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Fuedalism Begins

  • Jan 1, 1000

    The Tale of Genji, the first novel, was written

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Moveabletype was Invented in China

  • Jan 1, 1054

    Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches split

  • Jan 1, 1065

    The Song Dynasty Began Civil Service Exams

  • Jan 1, 1085

    The Reconquista Began With Toledo

  • Jan 1, 1096

    The First Crusade Began

  • Jan 1, 1099

    The First Crusade Ended

  • Jan 1, 1146

    The Second Crusade Began

  • Jan 1, 1148

    The Second Crusade Ended

  • Jan 1, 1185

    The Heian period ended

  • Jan 1, 1189

    The Third Crusade Begin

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The era of the samurai began

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The first shogun came to power

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The Third Crusade Ended

  • Jan 1, 1200

    The Incas first settled in Cuzco

  • Jan 1, 1203

    The Ghana Empire Ended

  • Jun 1, 1215

    Signing of the Magna Carta

  • Jan 1, 1240

    The Mali Empire Began

  • Jan 1, 1250

    Aztecs arrived in the Valley of Mexico

  • Jan 1, 1258

    The Mongols Destroyed Baghdad

  • Jan 1, 1279

    The Mongol Dynasty Began

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Mongol Empire Was Weakened

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Renaissance began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1300

    Humanism Began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1312

    Mansa Musa was the First Islamic Leader

  • Jan 1, 1325

    Aztecs started building Tenochtitlan

  • Jan 1, 1337

    The Hundred Years' War Begins

  • Jan 1, 1347

    The Bubonic Plague Begins in Europe

  • Jan 1, 1350

    Timbuktu Became a Center of Arabic Learning

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Ming Dynasty Began

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Mongol Dynasty Ended

  • Jan 1, 1400

    The Inquisition Took Place

  • Jan 1, 1405

    Zheng He Made His First Voyage

  • Jan 1, 1438

    The Incas began to create roads

  • Jan 1, 1450

    Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press

  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Byzantine Empire Ends

  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Hundred Years' War Ends

  • Jan 1, 1460

    The Beginning of the Songhai Empire

  • Jan 1, 1469

    The Medici family began to rule Florence

  • Jan 1, 1488

    Bartholomeu Dias Began to Sail Around the Tip of Africa

  • Jan 1, 1492

    The Spanish Conquered Granada

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Isabella sent Christopher Columbus to find a sea route to Asia

  • Jan 1, 1497

    Vasco da Gama began to sail to India

  • Jan 1, 1497

    John Cabot landed in Canada

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Post-Classic Mayan Civilization ended

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Pedro Cabral began to sail to Brazil

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Copernicus stated his theory of a heliocentric universe

  • Jan 1, 1500

    The microscope was invented

  • Jan 1, 1504

    Michelangelo completed his statue of David

  • Jan 1, 1514

    Copernicus stated that the earth revolves aroud the sun

  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses

  • Jan 1, 1519

    The Aztec Empire ended

  • Jan 1, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan began to sail around the world

  • Jan 1, 1519

    Hernan Cortes destroyed the Aztecs

  • Jan 1, 1524

    Giovanni da Verrazano landed in North America

  • Jan 1, 1525

    William Tyndale translated the Bible into English

  • Jan 1, 1532

    The Inca Empire ended

  • Jan 1, 1532

    Fransisco Pizarro destroyed the Incas

  • Jan 1, 1534

    King Henry VIII created Anglicanism

  • Jan 1, 1541

    John Calvin created Calvinism

  • Jan 1, 1545

    The Council of Trent was formed

  • The Songhai Empire Ended

  • Galileo decided to build a telescope

  • The Mali Empire Ended

  • Henry Hudson began to try to find the Northwest Passage

  • The Thirty Years' War began

  • The Ming Dynasty Ended

  • Peace of Westphalia was signed

  • The Thirty Years' War ended

  • Newton published a book about gravity

  • The era of the samurai ended

  • Charlemagne's Christian Empire begins

  • The Tang Dynasty Began

  • The Tang Dynasty Ended

  • The Tang Dynasty Recorded a Formula for Gunpowder

  • Buddhist Religion Expanded in the Tang Dynasty

  • The Japanese invented kana

  • Prince Shotoku came to power

  • Heian-kyo/Tokyo became the capital of Japan

  • The Heian period began

  • Charlemagne's Christian Empire Ended