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  • 324

    Rise of byzantine Empire

    Byzantine empire formed. it would be the home country for Constantinople.
  • Period: 324 to Jan 1, 1453

    Byzantine Empire

    This timespan marked the beginning and End of the Byzantine Empire, which was responsible for the construction of Constantinople and the Great Schism.
  • 537

    Hagia Sophia Built

    The church Hagia Sophia was built. It was well-known for its vast arry of relics and being the seat of the Patriarch of Constantinople.
  • Period: Jan 1, 600 to

    Islam and spread

  • Jan 15, 632

    muhammad's death

    Muhammad died of a brief illness. Abu Bakr, one of the earliest belivers, was the sucessor.
  • Mar 10, 632

    Five Pillars

    Abu Bakr continued and confirmed the five pillars of Islam. Expanded on muslim authority over Arabia's nomadic and setteled community.
  • Apr 15, 640

    fall and rise

    Outside of arabia began under the second Caliph,Umar. Tunisia later fell and became the governing center.
  • May 5, 650


    Book called the Quran. It is a bile for the muslems and the words caome from god
  • May 23, 656

    Ali became noticed

    This led to the assassination of the Third Caliph,Uthman. They then nominated Muhammad's cousin Ali, to take his place.
  • Jul 26, 750

    Dyanstys fall

    Umayyed Dyansty fell after a decade of growing Urnest. Ten percent of them later converted to muslim.
  • Nov 15, 750


    A rebellion well known in the Khurasan region overthrew the last Umayyed caliph. Then one of the family members escaped to spain and found the Umayyed Principality.
  • Jan 1, 1025

    Decline of the Byzantine Empire

    The empire begins to decline due to the crusades conquering Constantinople. The slow but sure decline lasts for a few decades.
  • Jan 1, 1054

    The Great Schism

    A schism formed in the Byzantine Empire between the Latin church and the Orthodox Church. The mina reson was depute over the papal authority.
  • Jan 1, 1066

    Vikings Seize Normandy

    The Vikings seized Normandy, and in 1066 William the Conqueror who was the duke of Normandy invaded England. This brought the end of Anglo-Saxon control on the island.
  • Jan 1, 1076

    Almoravids take over Ghana

    Around 1076 the Kingdom of Ghana was taken over and controlled by the Almoravids. The Almoravids were Muslim desert nomads and only controlled Ghana for a little while because they were interested in taking control of Morocco and Spain.
  • Jan 1, 1081

    Decline stops in the Byzantine Empire

    The decline in the Byzantine Empire stops thanks to Alexius I. He joined in the crusades and managed to revitalize the empire.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1095 to Jan 1, 1204

    The Crusades

    The Crusades was from 1095-1204 and was an ongoing conflict between the Muslims and the Christians. The Christians were trying to get Jerusalem from Muslims and because of the Crusades it brought an end to Western Europe’s cultural isolation.
  • Jan 1, 1180

    Decline restarts in the Byzantine Empire

    The death of Manuel Comneus had dire consequences. His death marked the restart of the decline.
  • Jan 1, 1200

    Kingdom of Mali established

    Mali was more dependent on its trade routes because of their gold trade. The gold trade was the reason why Islam came to power in Mali around 1200 CE and the Mali Empire was established.
  • Jan 1, 1206

    Genghis Khan's Ascension

    Genghis Khan becomes the leader of the Mongols. Under his rule, the Mongols became the most well known conquerer's in the world.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to Jan 1, 1349


    The timespan marks the long and fous conquests of the Mongols, who had a wide range of territory. Anyone who had defied them were killed, displaying their dominance.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to Jan 1, 1500

    Delhi Sultanate

  • Aug 2, 1206

    Irrigation introduced

    Introduced new extensive water control systems in north India. Ibn Battuta supplied a reservoir in city of Dehli and found out that the farmers said that the Reservoir's rim water level fell and couldn't grow crops.
  • Mar 1, 1215

    Magna Carta in England

    In 1215 King John of England signed the Magna Carta after being forced by the nobles. The Magna Carta controlled the king from having too much power and making sure that he was not above the law.
  • Jan 1, 1227

    The Loss of a Leader

    Genghis Khan dies. It marks the subtle end for the Mongols and his heir continues the conquests.
  • Jan 1, 1227

    Another Khan Takes Over

    Ogodei Khan takes over the Mongol conquests after Genghis dies. He was the last Mongol to ever keep total control of the Mongols.
  • Jan 1, 1234

    Mongols Capture Northern China

    Mongols invade northern China. Once defeated, it weakened China's power, making it easier for the Mongols to conquer it.
  • Jan 1, 1240

    Golden Horde Establishes in Russia

    The Golden Horde stays in Russia. It became the foundations of the nation along with modern-day Ukraine.
  • Jan 1, 1241

    Hanseatic League

    The Hanseatic League was founded around 1241 and it was an alliance that helped economically to the northern Europe towns. The alliance made towns depended on each other and it also revived trade during that time.
  • Jan 1, 1258

    Baghdad Caliph is Killed

    When the Mongols demanded that the Baghdad Caliph bow before them, he refused saying that attacking him would unite all of the Muslim world. When the Mongols attacked, they destroyed everything in their path and killed the Caliph, demonstrating that they would use any means necessary to get what they want.
  • Jan 1, 1260

    War Bewteen Khans

    After multiple incidents. The Golden Horde and The IL-Khan fight each other. The eventual end made the Golden Horde agree to condtions in a treaty.
  • Jan 1, 1271

    Yuan Empire Formed

    After a dispute involving other Khans, Kubulai Khan created his own empire. Settled in China, the Yuan Empire esteblished a government with institutions like ones in earlier chinese dynasties. He also made reforms to keep his rule under control.
  • Oct 31, 1275

    Invaders destroyed irragations

    Invaders from south India came and the irrigation of Ceylon fell. The population of Ceylon suffered the effects of Maleria right after.
  • Jan 1, 1279

    Mongols Conquer China

    Mongol forces invade and conquer China. Their conquering led to the demise of the Song Dynasty.
  • Apr 15, 1320

    Mansa Musa

    Mansa Musa is the mecca ruler of Pilgramage. He fullfilled his personal duty as a muslim and displayed his wealth.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1324 to Jan 1, 1325

    Mansa Kankan Musa ruler

    In 1324 Mansa Kankan Musa ruler of Mali, departs on his pilgrimage to Mecca. In 1325 Mansa returns and wants to promote Islam by creating Quranic schools.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1337 to Jan 1, 1453

    Hundred Years War

    The Hundred Years War occurred around 1337-1453 CE and was basically campaigns over the control of France’s throne. It was the conflict between the king of France and his vassals.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1347 to Jan 1, 1356

    Bubonic Plague

    The Black Death occurred around 1347 and it had wiped out over 1/3 of the European population. The epidemic had originated in China and had spread through the trade routes through fleas found on a rodent.
  • Jan 1, 1349

    End of Il-Khan

    After the death of Abu Sa'id, the Il-Khan's began to decline. The empire spilt into several rival states and eventually died out. The last descendant of Khasar was assassinated, ending the empire.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Sonni Ali establishes Songhai Empire

    In 1450 Sonni Ali conquered entire West African region and established Songhai Empire. The Mali’s capital Timbuktu was used as a cultural center and for universities.
  • Feb 25, 1450

    Hausa states

    Rulers of the Hausa city states adopted islam as an offical religon. The states were able to increase importance of manufacturing and trading centers.
  • Jan 1, 1453

    Fall of the Byzantine Empire

    After centuries, the Byzantine Empire finally falls. Ottoman Turks capturing Constantinople made sure that the empire would never recover.
  • Jan 1, 1469

    Start of Spanish Inquisition

    The Spanish Inquisition was around 1469 when Queen Isabella married Ferdinand who was a part of the Spanish Kingdom. In the Spanish Inquisition the non-Christians were forced to believe in Christianity, the main objective was to maintain Christianity in the kingdom which was controlled by the Spanish.
  • Mar 2, 1500

    mali founded

    Mali was founded by a indigenous African Dyansty that earler adopted Islam. Delhi Sultanate was founded and ruled by Invading Turkish and Afgan muslims.
  • Charles crowned Charlemagne

    After the Franks won the war against Muslims, in 800 Charles was crowned Charlemagne. The Charlemagne had a strong focus on arts and education and the society was structured around feudalism.
  • Vikings appear in Western Europe

    In 793 the Vikings, seas raiders from Scandinavia appeared in Western Europe. The Vikings were shipbuilders mainly and around 800-900 they settled in Iceland and Greenland.
  • Kingdom of Ghana

    The kingdom of Ghana around 800 mainly traded with Muslim people. The Muslims had held high positions in the economy because of the gold trade, but most people of Ghana did not convert to Islam.
  • Ali Power again.

    Husaynj revolted to reestablish the right for Ali and his family to rule. Thus he made the creation of the Shi'ites
  • Abbasid Period

    The Abbasid period was called the golden age yet the Bagdad culture made it slowly into the provinces . Egypt remained christain and copicspeaking in early Abbasid period.
  • Abbasid Caliphate

    none of the states ever carved out of the Abbasid Caliphate. They prevented tax revenues from flowing to bagdad.
  • Tang dynasty beggining

    The tang dynasty came to be in 618 when the Li family came to control
  • Period: to

    Tang dynasty

  • Period: to Jan 1, 1350

    Feudalistic System

    Feudalism was the social, economic, and political system used around 800- 1350 CE. The top of the system was the king who gave power to the nobles in exchange for military service, the nobles divided land for vassals in exchange for work to be done, and the vassals gave work to peasants who worked the lands on manors (estates granted to vassals) in exchange for protection.