Timeline Project Unit 2 Mueggenborg

  • Period: 224 to Jan 1, 651

    Sasanid Empire

    A Persian dynasty rivalling the Roman and Byzantine Empires. Considered one of the most important eras of what is now Iran.
  • Period: 250 to

    Mayan Civilization (Classic)

    The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language. Maya influence can be detected from Honduras, Guatemala, Northern El Salvador and to as far as central Mexico, more than 1000 km from the Maya area
  • Period: 330 to Jan 1, 1453

    Byzantine Empire

    The Byzantine Empire existed for more than a thousand years. During its existence, the Empire remained one of the most powerful economic, cultural, and military forces in Europe.
  • Period: Jan 1, 610 to Jan 1, 632

    Foundation of Islam

    Allah is their god and their major prophet is Muhammad
    Holy Writings: Qur'an
    Place of Worship: Mosque
    Holy City: Mecca & Jerusalem
  • Period: Jan 1, 661 to Jan 1, 750

    Umayyad Caliphate

    Period in which Muslims take control of Spain and advance to India, but fail to take Constantinople in two attacks.
  • Period: Jan 1, 742 to


    Ruled the Franks. He put an emphasis on education and showed support for the church.
  • Period: Jan 1, 750 to Jan 1, 1513

    Abbasid Caliphate

    They were one third of the Islamic Caliphate. They built their capital in Baghdad and overthrew the Umayyad Caliphs.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1071 to Jan 1, 1325

    Seljuk Turks

    Adopted the Mohammedan region, formed Seljuk Empire. Defeated Byzantine emperor at the Battle of Manzikert, and captured Jerusalem, which led to the First Crusade. Overthrown by Othman, who later formed the Ottoman Empire.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1100 to Jan 1, 1521

    Aztec Civilization

    Aztecs were an ethnic group located around Mexico and they were very powerful. They dominated large parts of Mesoamerica from the 14th century up to the 16th century.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1162 to Jan 1, 1227

    Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan was the emperor of the Mongol Empire which became the largest contiguous empire after his death.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1174 to Jan 1, 1193


    Saladin was a Kurdish Muslim and opposed to the Franks and the European crusaders. He ruled over many countries: Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Hejaz, and Yemen.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to Jan 1, 1324

    Mongol Invasions

    The Mongol Empire grew throughout 13th century by a series of conquests and invasions throughout Central and Western Asia, reaching Eastern Europe by the 1240s.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to Jan 1, 1527

    Delhi Sultanate

    These were five dynasties that ruled in Delhi, they were: The five dynasties that were the Mamluk dynasty, the Khilji dynasty, the Tughlaq dynasty, the Sayyid dynasty, and the Lodi dynasty
  • Period: Jan 1, 1209 to


    This was a cultural movement which sparked a lot of new inventions and art creations. This started from the 14th century upto the 17th century.
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta was issued on June 12th, 1215. It required the king to procalaim certain liberties.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1250 to Jan 1, 1517


    Mamluks were a powerful millitary caste system in various muslim societies. They were able to control many areas and have total political and millitary powerful.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1312 to Jan 1, 1337

    Mansa Musa

    Mansa Musa was the tenth "Mansa" of the Malian Empire, which means "King of Kings." He was probably the wealthiest ruler of his day.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1336 to Feb 18, 1405


    Turkish conquerer of Western, South, and Central Asia and founder of the Timurid Empire. Sought to restor the Mongol Empire.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1337 to Jan 1, 1453

    Hundred Years' War

    This was a series of wars that started in 1337 and ended in 1453. This war was fought over the French throne the final outcome was a victory for the house of Valois.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1368 to

    Ming Empire

    The Ming Empire followed after the fall of the Mongol Empire. The Ming Empire was one of the greatest eras of orderely government and social stability. The fall of this empire also came by many years of war.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1371 to Jan 1, 1435

    Zheng He

    Zheng He had many talents. He was a mariner, an explorer, a diplomat, and a fleet admiral. He had many voyages and he also knew how to speak Arabic and Chinese.
  • Jan 1, 1439

    Gutenberg's Press

    Gutenberg's Press started working around 1439 when he partnered with Andreas Dritzehn. He used special materials for his printing and he is also credited with oil based ink which was more durable.
  • Period: Jan 22, 1440 to Oct 27, 1505

    Ivan III

    Ruler who greatly extended Russian territory, ended tribute payments to the Mongols, and married the niece of the last Byzantine emperor, thus making possible claim to the Byzantine succession.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1442 to Jan 1, 1573

    Inca Civilization

    The Inca civilization began as a tribe in the Cuzco area, which was under the leadership of Manco Capac.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1279

    Song Empire

    The Song Empire was a ruling empire in China and it was the first government to ever use paper money and they are also known for being the first to use gunpowder.
  • Period: to

    Sui Empire

    Imperial Chinese Empire that helped restore China in the 6th Century. It ended four centuries of rivalry. It was founded by the Emperor Wen of Sui. The Empire fell after so many wars and disagreements within the empire and the people.
  • Period: to

    Tang Empire

    The Tang Empire came after the Sui Empire. It was founded by the Li family who took over while the Sui Empire was collapsing. The Tang Empire had complete up to the 8th Century but also started collapsing because of natural destruction and also millitary weakness.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1349

    Kievan Russia

    Christian period in Russia, led by Vladimir, Grand Duke of Kiev. It was ended when Mongols destroyed Kiev.