Unit 2 (600 CE - 1450 CE) Mueggenborg

  • Period: 200 to

    Maya Civilization

    The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as for its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems. Initially established during the Pre-Classic period according to the Mesoamerican chronology, many Maya cities reached their highest state of development during the Classic period, and continued throughout the Post-Classic period until the arrival of the Spanish.
  • Period: 224 to Apr 11, 651

    Sasanid Empire

    the last pre-Islamic Persian Empire
  • Period: 300 to Apr 18, 1500

    Ghana --> Mali -->Songhai Kingdoms

    Located in West Empire. Each Kingdom gained territory
  • Period: 306 to Apr 11, 1453

    Byzantine Empire

  • Period: 330 to Apr 11, 1453


    Capital of the Byzantine Empire.
    Now known as Istanbul
  • Apr 11, 632

    Split Between Sunni and Shi'ite

    Some Muslims followed a chosen leader, others followed another leader. Here they are today.
  • Period: Apr 18, 661 to Apr 18, 750

    Umayyad Caliphate

    Second of four major caliphates. Ruled by the Umayyad family, who came from the city of Mecca, however made the capital in Damascus.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1095 to Jan 1, 1291


    The Crusades were a series of religiously sanctioned military campaigns, waged by much of Roman Catholic Europe, particularly the Franks of France and the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to May 13, 1527

    Delhi Sultanate

    The Delhi Sultanate is a term used to cover five short-lived Islamic kingdoms or sultanates of Turkic origin in medieval India. The sultanates ruled from Delhi between 1206 and 1526, when the last was replaced by the Mughal dynasty. The five dynasties that were the Mamluk dynasty (1206–90), the Khilji dynasty (1290–1320), the Tughlaq dynasty (1320–1413), the Sayyid dynasty (1414–51), and the Lodi dynasty (1451–1526).
  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta is an English charter, originally issued in the year 1215, and reissued later in the 13th century in modified versions that omit certain temporary provisions, including the most direct challenges to the monarch's authority.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to Jan 1, 1581

    Aztec Civilization

    Ancient Civilization in Mexico that counquered central america, only to be destroyed by the Spanish.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to


    A cultural movement that began in Italy. It led to a revival of the arts.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1312 to Apr 8, 1337

    Mansa Musa

  • Period: Jan 1, 1337 to Jan 1, 1453

    Hundred Years War

    The Hundred Years' War (French: Guerre de Cent Ans) was a series of wars waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Valois and the House of Plantagenet, also known as the House of Anjou, for the French throne, which had become vacant upon the extinction of the senior Capetian line of French kings. The House of Valois claimed the title of King of France, while the Plantagenets claimed the thrones of both France and England.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1368 to

    Ming Dynasty

  • Period: Apr 8, 1371 to Apr 8, 1435

    Zheng He

    A Hui-Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat and fleet admiral, who commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa, collectively referred to as the "Voyages of Zheng He" or "Voyages of Cheng Ho" from 1405 to 1433
  • Jan 1, 1436

    Gutenberg Press

    Johannes Gutenberg's work on the printing press began in approximately 1436 when he partnered with Andreas Dritzehn—a man he had previously instructed in gem-cutting—and Andreas Heilmann, owner of a paper mill.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1438 to

    Incan Civilization

    The Inca Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. The administrative, political and military center of the empire was located in Cusco in modern-day Peru. The Inca civilization arose from the highlands of Peru sometime in the early 13th century. From 1438 to 1533, the Incas used a variety of methods, from conquest to peaceful assimilation, to incorporate a large portion of western South America, centered on the Andean mountain ranges,
  • Establishment of Holy Roman Empire

    Began when Otto 1 became King of Germany.
  • Period: to

    Sui Empire

  • Period: to

    Tang Empire

  • Period: to Apr 8, 1279

    Song Empire

  • Period: to


    King of the Franks and Emperor of the Romans.