Tyler Hamblin Caliphate timeline

  • Period: 538 to Sep 8, 794

    nara period

    The Nara Period began to develop in the year 710 when Nara became the new capital of Japan.During this period the Chines-style ritsuruyo constitution matured, Chinese culture and technology were introduced to everyone, and Buddhism became the state religion and a new means of control.
  • Period: 570 to Sep 8, 632


    Muhammad was born in Mecca approximately 570 C.E. and was a member of the Quraysh tribe. As with Moses and Jesus, we know little about his childhood. His parents died when he was young, and he never learned to read or write. When he was 12, he visited Syria and had his first exposure to Jews and Christians and apparently developed a respect for these "People of the Book." At 25, Muhammad married a widow named Khadija who was involved in trade and got him involved in it as well.
  • Period: 589 to Sep 8, 618

    sui dynasty

    The Silla Dynasty unified the three kingdoms of the Korean Peninsula, were Silla, Paekche, and Koguryo.The old Silla Kingdom forged an alliance with T'ang China and had conquered the southern kingdom of Paekche in 660 and the northern kingdom of Koguryo in 668 when the Silla Dynasty really emerged.
  • Period: Aug 8, 618 to Jan 8, 907

    tang dynasty

    The first emperor of the Tang Dynasty, Li Yuan, overthrew the tyrany of the Sui Dynasty in 618 to form the Tang Dynasty.He made a serious of reforms so China's economy, politics, military affairs, diplomacy and culture all became prosperous.
  • Period: Aug 8, 688 to Aug 8, 935

    silla dynasty

    The Silla Dynasty unified the three kingdoms of the Korean Peninsula, were Silla, Paekche, and Koguryo.The old Silla Kingdom forged an alliance with T'ang China and had conquered the southern kingdom of Paekche in 660 and the northern kingdom of Koguryo in 668 when the Silla Dynasty really emerged.
  • Period: Aug 8, 750 to Aug 8, 1258

    abbasid dynasty

    750 until the Mongol conquest of the Middle East in 1258.
  • Period: Sep 8, 768 to Aug 8, 814

    reign of charlemange

    Charlemagne became king of the Franks in 768.He expanded the Frankish Kingdom into a Frankish empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe. (Reign of Charlemagne)
  • Period: Aug 8, 794 to Aug 10, 1155

    heian period

    Heian Period was one of the most amazing periods in Japanese history.In 794, when the empire began, they established a new capital in Heian-Kyo which is modern day Kyoto. (Heian Period)
  • Period: Aug 8, 830 to Aug 8, 1235

    kingdom of ghana

    The most detailed account of life in the Kingdom of Ghana was written by the Cordoban scholar al-Bakri, who collected stories from a number of travelers to the region and composed the accounts into a detailed description of the kingdom in 1067.
  • Period: Aug 8, 860 to Oct 8, 1400

    Kingdom of Angkor

    The powerful Cambodian Kingdom of Angkor emerged around 800 C.E. after overthrowing Champa, which found itself hopelessly outnumbered and caught in a political-cultural vice between Khmer Buddhism and Vietnamese Confucianism.
  • Period: Aug 8, 901 to Sep 8, 1200

    schism between eastern and western cristan church

    In 1054, relations between the eastern Greek speaking people of the Byzantine Empire and the Latin speaking western traditions within the Christian church reached a terminal crisis.This crisis led to the seperation between the eastern and westrn churches and is referred to as "The Great Schism of 1054"
  • Period: Aug 8, 960 to Aug 8, 1127

    song dynasty

    In 960, a minister of the later Zhou Dynasty, Zhou Kuan Ying, established the Song Dynasty.He was considered clever for making the Song Dynasty well, until they were defeated by the Mongol forces under Kublai Kahn.
  • Period: Dec 8, 1040 to Aug 8, 1157

    salijug control over abbasid dynasty

    in 1055 the Abbasid Dynasty was overpowered by the Saljuqs, who put an end to the Caliph's political power, but they respected their position as religious leaders.
  • Aug 7, 1066

    norman invasion of england

    The Norman invasion of England began in 1066 by the troops of William, Duke of Normandy.This resulted in Norman control of England, which was firmly established for the next few years.
  • Period: Nov 8, 1096 to Nov 8, 1099

    first crusade

    The first Crusade took place in 1076 when the Christians tried to retake Jerusalem after the Muslims previously captured it. (First Crusade)
  • Period: Nov 8, 1202 to Nov 8, 1204

    fourth crusade

    in 1200 C.E. Pope Innocent began to ask the leaders of Europe to participate in a fourth Crusade, again attempting to take Jerusalem.Except this time they were trying to take it away from the Ayyubids who ruled during this time. (Fourth Crusade)
  • Period: Aug 8, 1206 to Aug 8, 1227

    reign of chinggis

    by 1206 Temuchin (which was Chinggis Khan's birth name) dominated Mongolia and recieved the title Chinggis Khan or Genghis which is believed to mean firm, resolute ruler.He then began his Mongol conquest of all of China
  • Period: Aug 8, 1206 to Sep 8, 1526

    Delhi sultanate

    The Delhi Sultanate was one of many Muslim states that began to rule in India in 1206.The Mamluk, Khilji, Tughlaq, Sayyid, and the Lodi Dynasties all once ruled in Delhi, India.
  • Period: Nov 1, 1206 to Aug 8, 1324

    mongal conquest of all china

    the first target in Chin for the Mongols was Xixia, and in 1205 the Mongolian army launched a massive attack and forced them to surrender.Many more similar attacks followed years later. (Mongol Conquest of all of China)
  • Period: Aug 8, 1220 to Aug 8, 1450

    kingdom of great zimbabwe

    from about 1250 C.E., Great Zimbabwe became the most important center of a huge kingdom that stretched from the Limpopo River to the Zambezi River.It controlled the gold trade in this part of Africa for another 200 years after the people left Mapungubwe.
  • Period: Aug 8, 1230 to

    mali empire

    The most famous mansa of the Mali Empire was Mansa Musa.He made his famous Hajj in 1324 which became so popular for his extravegance.He brought with him 100 camels just to carry gold which he then gave to everyone.He gave out so much that the value of gold decreased
  • Period: Oct 8, 1260 to Aug 8, 1294

    reign of kublai

    Kublai Khan was a Mongol emperor and founder of the Yuan Dynasty of China.He led military campaigns in south China for nine years and in 1260 he succeeded his brother, Mongke, as Khan of the empire that their grandfather had founded.
  • Period: Aug 8, 1265 to Aug 8, 1454

    fall of constantinople

    Constantinople fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453 when Sultan Mehmed II, ruler at that time led the assault.Constantinople was defended by 10,000 men, but the Turks had somewhere between 100,000 to 150,000 on their side.The siege lasted for 50 days. (Fall of Constantinople)
  • Period: Nov 2, 1271 to Sep 8, 1368

    yuan dynasty

    Kublai Khan announced the establishment of the Yuan Dynasty in 1271.The Yuan Dynasty included Mongolia property, the territories of the former Jin and Song Dynasties, Tibet, and some adjacent territories such as southern Siberia.
  • Period: Oct 8, 1275 to Aug 8, 1292

    Marco polos trip to china

    His father, Nicolo, and his uncle, Maffeo, were merchants who began their first eastern journey in 1260. They visited Constantinople and made their way to the domain of the Great Kublai Khan, ruler of China. The Emperor became interested in stories of the native land of the merchants; thus, he sent the Polos back to the Pope as his ambassadors with messages of peace and interest in converting areas of China to Christianity.
  • Period: Sep 8, 1336 to Aug 8, 1449


    Tamerlane was born in 1336 and he bacame one of the most influential Central Asian military leaders of the middle ages.He once restored the former Mongol Empire of Chinggis Kahn and was constantly in a state of warfare to expand his borders
  • Period: Mar 8, 1337 to Aug 8, 1453

    hundred year war

    The Hundred Years War began in 1337 when Edward III of England declared war on the French after they invaded his land in southwest France.
  • Period: Nov 8, 1347 to Nov 8, 1349

    ibn battuta

    Ibn Battuta was a famous Muslim explorer.In the early spring of 1326 after a journey of over 2,000 miles, he arrived at the port of Alexandria.He spent several weeks visiting the sites and then headed inland to Cairo where he stayed for about a month.
  • Period: Aug 8, 1368 to

    ming dynasty

    the Ming Dynasty began in 1368 and lasted for over three centuries.Its founder was a peasant, and was the third of only three peasants to ever become emperor in China.
  • Period: Nov 8, 1405 to Nov 8, 1433

    zheng hes expedtion

    In 1405, Ming Emperor Yong Le sent Zheng He to the western seas accompanied by over 20,000 sailors in more than 200 vessels.
  • Period: Nov 1, 1438 to Sep 8, 1533

    inca empire

    often referred to as "The Lost City of the Incas", Machu Picchu is probably the most familiar symbol of the Inca Empire.It was built around the year 1450, but abandoned a hundred years later at the time of the Spanish conquest.