Unit 2: 600CE- 1450CE Mueggenborg

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  • Period: 226 to Jan 1, 651

    Sasanid Empire

    Ruled much of the Middle East from 226 A.D. to 651 A.D.
  • Period: 250 to

    Maya civilization

    Known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as for its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems
  • Period: 330 to Jan 1, 1453

    Byzantine Empire

    The empire in southeastern Europe and Asia Minor formed from the eastern part of the Roman Empire
  • Period: 330 to Apr 14, 1453


    The former name of Istanbul until the capture of the city by the Turks in 1453.
  • Apr 15, 610

    Foundation of Islam

    The Qur'an began with revelations on Muhammad's divine revelations.
  • Jan 1, 632

    Split between Sunni-Shiite

    Sunnis and Shiites became split because of the argument on the caliphate selection.
    Shiites thought that Muhammad had pronounced Ali is Caliphate while Sunnies thought that it should be according to a poll conducted by public.
  • Period: Apr 8, 661 to Apr 8, 750

    Umayyad Caliphate

    The second of the four major Arab caliphates established after the death of Muhammad, ruled by the Umayyad dynasty.
  • Period: Apr 15, 711 to

    Muslims conquer Spain

    The conquered territory becama part of the expanding Umayyad Empire
  • Period: Jan 1, 750 to Jan 1, 1258

    Abbasid Caliphate

    The third of the Islamic caliphates.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1060 to Apr 10, 1307

    Seljuk Turks

    A tribe of Tartars from Central Asia who established a powerful empire in Persia in the 11th century
  • Period: Jan 1, 1095 to Jan 1, 1291


    The Crusades were a series of Holy Wars launched by the Christian states of Europe against the Saracens.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1167 to Jan 1, 1227

    Genghis Khan

    Mongol emperor and military conqueror, who ruled the largest empire ever formed.
  • Period: Apr 8, 1174 to Apr 8, 1193


    Succeeded in uniting various parts of the Middle East and Mesopotamia and in overtaking the Christian armies of the early crusades.
  • Period: Apr 14, 1206 to Apr 14, 1328

    Mongol Invasions

    Invasion by the Mongols resulting in the vast Mongol Empire covering much of Asia and Eastern Europe
  • Period: Apr 14, 1210 to Apr 14, 1526

    Delhi Sultanate

    The various Muslim dynasties that ruled in India.
  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    A document that King John was forced to signing. It greatly reduced the power he held as the King of England and allowed for the formation of a powerful parliament
  • Period: Apr 11, 1250 to Apr 11, 1517


    Slave boys of the Abbasid caliphs of the Islamic Empire
  • Period: Jan 1, 1312 to Apr 1, 1337

    Mansa Musa

    The emperor of Malian Empire. The weathiest ruler of his day.
  • Period: Apr 14, 1336 to Apr 14, 1405


    Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1337 to Jan 1, 1453

    Hundred Years War

    A series of wars between England and France.
  • Period: Apr 18, 1350 to


    The Renaissance was a cultural an intellectual movement in the arts, NOT a historical period.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1368 to

    Ming Empire

    One of the greatest eras of orderly government and social stability in human history,
  • Period: Jan 1, 1371 to Jan 1, 1435

    Zheng He

    A Hui-Chinese mariner who commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1376 to Jan 1, 1521

    Aztec Civilization

    The Aztec civilization was a highly advanced and filled with unique customs, a comprehensive language, and amazing technology.
  • Jan 1, 1439

    Gutenberg Press

    Gutenberg discovered the concept of movable type printing which facilitated the printing press itself.
  • Period: Apr 18, 1450 to

    The Renaissance

    The Renaissance was a cultural an intellectual movement in the arts, NOT a historical period.
  • Period: Apr 14, 1462 to Apr 14, 1505

    Ivan III

    The grand duke of Moscow and the creator of the consolidated Muscovite state.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1438

    Inca civilization

    Inca history is difficult because the Incas had no written language and passed their history down orally from one generation to the next.
  • Period: to

    Sui Empire

    A short-lived Chinese Dynasty which unified China in the 6th century.
  • Period: to

    Tang Empire

    Under the tang, China becomes the superior in East Asia and the world with links east to Korea and Japan and west, along the Silk Route
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1279

    Song Empire

    A ruling dynasty in China that succeeded the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. First goverment in world history to issue paper money
  • Period: to


    The king of Franks, who expanded the Frankish kingdom into an empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1237

    Kievan Russia

    A medieval Slavic state that was the forerunner of modern Russia.
  • Period: to

    Holy Roman Empire

    The Holy Roman Empire was a loose confederation of Central European territories, ruled first by Frankish and then by German kings.