The medival world and beyond. Period 6 zhang m

By Bob Doe
  • 300

    Camels were first brought to the Sahara

  • 300

    Classic Mayan Civilization began

  • 476

    Fall of rome

    Fall of the western portion of Rome. A so-called barbarian named Odoacer deposed of the final western Roman emporer. The eastern part of Rome continued on though.
  • 500

    The Byzantine Empire begins

    The Byzantine Empire began in 500 A.D. This was the Eastern portion of the Roman Empire, but it was known as the Byzantine Empire.
  • 500

    The Ghana empire began

    The Ghana empire began sometime before 500 C.E.
  • 552

    Buddhism was introduced to Japan

  • 593

    Prince Shotoku came to power

  • Jan 1, 604

    The Seventeen Article Constitution began

  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad becomes prophet

  • Jan 1, 618

    The Tang Dynasty began

  • Jan 1, 618

    Buddhism religion expanded in the Tang Dynasty

  • 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, 768

    Charlemagne’s Christian Empire begins

    Charlemagne’s Christian Empire began, and his empire was at its peak.
  • Jan 1, 794

    Heian-kyo became the capital of Japan

  • Jan 1, 794

    The Heian period began

  • Jan 1, 850

    The Tang Dynasty recorded a formula for gunpowder

  • Jan 1, 900

    The Japanese invented kana

  • Jan 1, 907

    The Tang Dynasty ended

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Feudalism is born in Europe.

    Nobody really knows when feudalism was founded, but it flourished from the 9th century, to the 15th century.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    The Tale of Genji was written.

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Moveable type was invented in China

  • Jan 1, 1054

    Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches split

    In 1054 AD, the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches split apart, because of a conflict.
  • Jan 1, 1065

    Song Dynasty began civil service exams

  • Jan 1, 1085

    The Reconquista began in Toledo

  • Jan 1, 1096

    The First Crusade begins

  • Jan 1, 1146

    The Second Crusade began

  • Jan 1, 1185

    The Heian period ended

  • Jan 1, 1189

    The Third Crusade began

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The era of the samurai began

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The first shogun came to power

  • Jan 1, 1200

    The Incas first settled in Cuzco

  • Jan 1, 1203

    The Ghana empire ended

    The Ghana Empire ended sometime in the 1200s.
  • Jun 1, 1215

    Signing of the Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta was a document created by the most powerful barons in England. This limited the king's power, but let him continue to rule.
  • 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 Mongols Dynasty began

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Mongoul Empire was greatly weakened

  • Jan 1, 1300

    Humanism began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Renaissance 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

    The Hundred Years war begins, when King Edward III declared himself as the King of France. This obviously enraged the French, and as a result, the war began.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    The Bubonic Plague strikes Europe.

    The Bubonic Plague struck Europe in 1331, and struck fear into everyone. It was created by fleas, and was transported by them when fleas carried bacteria, so that when fleas bit humans or rats, the humans or rats would be infected.
  • Jan 1, 1350

    Timbuktu became a center of Arabic learning

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Ming Dynasty Began

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Mongols 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 falls

    The Byzantine Empire fell in 1453 when The Ottomans ransacked the city, and destroyed it.
  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Hundred Years War ends

    The Hundred Years War ended when The French won The Battle of Castillon in 1453.
  • Jan 1, 1460

    The Songhai empire began

  • Jan 1, 1469

    The Medici family began to rule Florence

  • Jan 1, 1488

    Bartolomeu 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

    The microscope was invented

    The microscope was invented in the late 1500's.
  • Jan 1, 1504

    Michelanglo completed his statue of David

  • Jan 1, 1514

    Copernicus stated that 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

    Ferdinand Magellan began to sail around the world

  • Jan 1, 1521

    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

    Francisco Pizarro destroyed the Incas

  • Jan 1, 1534

    King Henry VIII created Anglicanism

  • Jan 1, 1541

    John Calvin created Calvinism

  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus stated his theory of the heliocentric universe

  • Jan 1, 1545

    The Council of Trent was formed

  • The Songhai empire ended

  • Henry Hudson began to try to find the Northwest Passage

  • Galileo decided to build a telescope

  • The Mali empire ended

  • The Thirty Year's War began

  • The Ming Dynasty ended

  • The Thirty Year's War ended

  • Peace of Westphalia was signed

  • Newton published a book about gravity

  • The era of the samurai ended