Unit 2 600Ce - 1450 CE Mueggenborg

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  • Period: 224 to Apr 8, 651

    Sasanid Empire

    The last pre-Islamic Persian Empire. Recognized as one of the two main powers in Westerbn Asia and Europe. Empire founded by Ardashir I,
  • Period: 250 to

    Maya Civilization

    Mesoamerican civilization; only known fuly developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas. Has alot in commom with other Mesoamerican civilizations. Knew much about art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems.
  • Period: 306 to Apr 11, 1453

    Byzantine Empire

    Centered on the capital of Constantinople. After the collapse of the Western Roman Empire, the empire was controlled by emperors to end the ancient Roman emperors.
  • Apr 11, 632

    Split between Sunni and Shi'ite

    Disagrrement in who should take over of leadership in the islamic religion. Some people want to choose leader, others wanted the leader to be in Muhammad's blood line.
  • Period: Apr 8, 661 to Apr 8, 750

    Ummayyad Caliphate

    Second of the four major Arab caliphates. Was controlled by the Umayyad Dynasty. Known as on of the largest empires seen yet.
  • Period: Apr 11, 711 to

    Muslims Conquer Spain

    Conquered by the Ummayad Empire; Berber leader Tariq ibn-Ziyad landed at Gibraltar and by the end of the campaign most of the Iberian Peninsula was under the control of Islam.
  • Period: Apr 11, 742 to


    Also known as "Charles the Great" was King of the Franks and Emperor of the Romans; conqueror; grew the Frankish kingdom into an empire that combined much of Western and Central Europe.
  • Period: Apr 8, 750 to Apr 8, 1258

    Abbasid Caliphate

    The third of the Islamic caliphates. Controlled by the Abbasid dynasty of caliphs. Discovered by the descendants of the Islamic prophet Muhammad's youngest uncle, Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1037 to Apr 11, 1194

    Seljuk Turks

    A Turkish tribe from Central Asia; Great patrons for art, culture and literature. Seljuk Turks established a government in Central Anatolia.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1095 to Apr 11, 1272


    Series of religiously sanctioned military campaigns. Were paid by Roman Catholic Europe. The Crusades were fought mainly by Roman Catholic forces against Muslims that took over the near east.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1138 to Apr 8, 1193


    A Kurdish Muslim, who became the Ayyubid Sultan of Egypt and Syria. Controlled over Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Hejaz, and Yemen.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1162 to Apr 11, 1227

    Genghish Khan

    Was the founder and emperor of the Mongol Empire; started Mongol Invasions that turned out in the conquest of most of Eurasia.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1200 to Apr 11, 1573

    Inca Civilization

    Began as a tribe in the Cuzco area. The descendants of Manco Capac ruled over the civilization. This state grew to take in other Andean communities.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1206 to Apr 11, 1527

    Delhi Sultanate

    A term; an overlay of short-lived Islamic kingdoms or sultanates of Turkic origin in medieval India; Mamluk dynasty; Khilji dynasty; Tughlaq dynasty; Sayyid dynasty and Lodi dynasty.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1206 to Apr 11, 1324

    Mongol Invasions

    Invasions/conquests resulted in to the Mongol Empire. More invasions contributed to the expansion of the Empire in almost all of asia and some parts of the middle east, Eastern Europand India.
  • Apr 11, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Reissued in the 13th century. The long name for this is "The Great Charter of the Liberties of England, and of the Liberties of the Forest," It called for King John of England to entitle certain liberties, and accept that his will was not impulsive.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1250 to Apr 11, 1517


    A soldier of slave origin; powerful, important in political world; reached a rank of a sultan. Mostly found in Egypt, but also in Levant, Iraq, and India.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1300 to


    A cultural movement that started in Florence in the Late Middle Ages and later extended to the rest of Europe. Best known for its artistic developments.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1312 to Apr 8, 1337

    Mansa Musa

    The tenth "mansa", which means "kings of kings" or "emperor" of the Malian Empire. Richest ruler of his day. held many titles including Emir of Melle, Lord of the Mines of Wangara, and conqueror of Ghanata.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1325 to Apr 11, 1521

    Aztec Civilization

    The Aztecs were an advanced civilization who built refined cities. Had about 15 million people; nearly 500 communities; culturally developed in music, arts, crafts, and the sciences.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1336 to Apr 11, 1405


    Founder of the Mughal Dynasty, fourteenth-century conqueror of Western, South and Central Asia, founder of the Timurid Empire and Timurid dynasty in Central Asia, Born into the Turco-Mongol Barlas tribe and seeked to renew the Mongol Empire.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1337 to Apr 11, 1453

    Hundred Years War

    Was fought over the French throne between the House of Valois and the House of Plantagenet. 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 Empire

    A ruling chinese dynasty is known to be "one of the greatest eras of orderly government and social stability in human history." Ruled by ethnic Hans, was the last chinese dynasty.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1371 to Apr 8, 1435

    Zheng He

    A Hui-Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat and fleet admiral, who went and commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa, Spoke arabic and chinese.
  • Apr 11, 1440

    Gutenberg Press

    Invented by Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg. It's a complete printing system; it ugraded the wholeprinting process.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1440 to Apr 11, 1505

    Ivan the Third

    Also known as "Ivan the Great". He was a Grand Prince of Moscow and "Grand Prince of all Rus". He was one of the longest-reigning Russian emperors in history; tripled the territory of his state and laid the foundations of the state.
  • Apr 11, 1453


    Imperial capital of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine/Eastern Roman Empire, the Latin Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
  • Esablishment of Holy Roman Empire

    Existed for about a millennium in Central Europe. By the 16th century it became the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.
  • Period: to

    Sui Empire

    An Imperial Chinese dynasty which brought together China in the 6th century. It contributed in the ending of nearly four centuries of rivalry between regimes.
  • Period: to

    Tang Dynasty

    An imperial chinese dynasty which was founded by the Li family whom gained power during the fall of the Sui Empire.
  • Period: to Apr 8, 1289

    Song Empire

    A ruling chinese dynasty which was the first govermnent in the world to create paper money, have a well organized navy, and saw the first use of gun powder
  • Period: to Apr 11, 1349

    Kievan Russia

    Kievan Russia is the name coined by Nikolai Karamzin for the Medieval state of Rus. Originally founded by East Slavic Tribes and Scandinavian warriors called "Rus'" .The Mongol invasion contributed to the modifying in the state.