The Medieval World and Beyond Period 6 christopherk

  • 300

    Camels Are Introduced to the Sahara Desert

  • 300

    The Classical Mayan Civilization Begins

  • 476

    The Roman Empire Collapses

  • Period: 476 to Jan 1, 1453

    The Medieval World

  • 500

    The Byzantine Empire Begins

  • 500

    The Empire of Ghana Begins

  • 552

    Buddhism Was Introduced to Japan

  • Jan 1, 604

    The Seventeen Article Constitution Begins

  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad Becomes a Prophet of Islam

  • Jan 1, 651

    The First Official Edition of the Qur'an was written

  • Jan 1, 700

    Traders from North Africa introduced Islam to West Africa

  • Jan 1, 710

    Nara Becomes the Capital of Japan

  • Jan 1, 750

    Bookmaking Begins to Spread the Qur'an

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Feudalism Began

  • Jan 1, 1000

    The Tale of Genji, the First Novel, Was Written

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Movable Type is Invented in China

  • Jan 1, 1054

    Roman Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Churches Split

  • Jan 1, 1065

    The Song Dynasty Begins Civil Service Exams

  • Jan 1, 1085

    The Reconquista Begins with Toledo

  • Jan 1, 1096

    First Crusade Begins

  • Jan 1, 1146

    The Second Crusade Begins

  • Jan 1, 1185

    The Heian Period Ends

  • Jan 1, 1189

    The Third Crusade Begins

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The Era of the Samurai Begins

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The First Shogun Comes into Power

  • Jan 1, 1200

    The Inca Settle For the First Time in Cuzco

  • Jan 1, 1203

    Ghana Empire Ends

  • Jun 1, 1215

    The signing of the Magna Carta

  • Jan 1, 1240

    The Mali Empire began

  • Jan 26, 1250

    The Aztecs Arrivein the Valley of Mexico

  • Jan 1, 1258

    The Mongols Destroy Baghdad

  • Jan 1, 1279

    The Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty Begins

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Mongol Empire Weakens

  • Jan 1, 1312

    Mansa Musa was the first Isramic leader

  • Jan 1, 1325

    The Aztecs Start to Build Tenochtitlan

  • Jan 1, 1337

    The Hundred Years' War Begins

  • Jan 1, 1347

    The Bubonic Plague Begins In Europe

  • Jan 1, 1350

    Timbuktu Becomes a Center of Arabic Learning

  • Jan 1, 1350

    Renaissance Begins in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1350

    Humanism began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The MIng Dynasty Begins

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty Ends

  • Jan 1, 1400

    The Inquisition took place

  • Jan 1, 1405

    Zheng He Makes His First Journey

  • Jan 1, 1438

    The Incans Begin to Build Roads

  • Jan 1, 1450

    Johannes Gutenberg Invents the Movable Printing Type

  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Byzantine Empire Ends

  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Hundred Years' War Ends

  • Jan 1, 1460

    The Songhai Empire Began

  • Jan 1, 1469

    Medici Family Rules Florence

  • Jan 1, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias Begins To Sale Around the Tip of Africa

  • Jan 1, 1492

    The Spanish Conquered Granada

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Queen Isabella Sends Columbus to Find Sea Route to Asia

  • Jan 1, 1497

    Vasco da Gama Begins to Sail to India

  • Jan 1, 1497

    John Cabot Lands In Canada

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Post-Classical Mayan Civilization Ends

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Pedro Cabral Begins to Sail to Brazil

  • Jan 1, 1500

    The Microscope Was Invented

  • Jan 1, 1504

    Michelangelo Completes statue of David

  • Jan 1, 1514

    Copernicus Declares That Earth Revolves Around Sun

  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther Nails His 95 Theses

  • Jan 1, 1519

    The Aztec Empire Ends

  • Jan 1, 1519

    Ferinand Magellan Begins to Sail Around the World

  • Jan 1, 1521

    Hernan Cortes Destroys the Aztecs

  • Jan 1, 1524

    Giovanni da Verrazano Lands In North America

  • Jan 1, 1525

    William Tyndale translated the Bible into English

  • Jan 1, 1532

    The Incan Empire Ends

  • Jan 1, 1532

    Francisco Pizarro Destroys the Incas

  • Jan 1, 1534

    The Anglican Church is Formed By King Henry VIII

  • Jan 1, 1541

    John Calvin Founded Calvinism

  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus States His Theory of the Heliocentric Universe

  • Jan 1, 1545

    Council of Trent Was Formed

  • Songhai Empire Ends

  • Henry Hudson Begins To Try To Find the Northwest Passage

  • Galileo Decides to Build a Telescope

  • The Mali Empire Ends

  • Thirty Years War Began

  • The Ming Dynasty Ends

  • The Treaty of Westphalia is Enacted

  • Thirty Year War Ends

  • Isaac Newton Publishes a Book About Gravity

  • The Era of the Samurai Ends

  • Charlemagne's Christian Empire Began

  • The Tang Dynasty Ends

  • The Tang Dynasty Begins

  • The Tang Dynasty Records a Formula For Gunpowder

  • Buddhism Expands Into the Tang Dynasty

  • The Japanese Invent Kana

  • Prince Shotoku Comes to Power

  • Heian-Kyo Becomes the Capital of Japan

  • Heian Period Begins