Unit 2 timeline - Mueggenborg

  • Period: 224 to Jan 1, 651

    Sasanid Empire

    This was the last pre-Islamic Persian Empire. The Sasanid Empire was one of the main powers in Western Asia.
  • Period: 250 to

    Maya Civilization

    It had a fully developed written laguage and is well known for all of its intelectual and artistic ways.
  • Period: 330 to Jan 1, 1453

    Byzantine Empire

    The capital of the Byzantine Empire was Constantinople. It was one of Europe's most powerful economic, cultural, and military forces.
  • Jan 1, 622

    Foundation of Islam

    Islam was founded by Muhammad (the Profit).
    Islam is the youngest of the world's largest religons.
  • Jan 1, 632

    Split between Sunni and Shi'ite

    The death of prophet Muhammad led to the dispute over succession to Muhammad.
  • Period: Jan 1, 661 to Jan 1, 750

    Umayyad Caliphate

    It was the second major Arab caliphate. At one point it was one of the largest empires ever seen at that time. They were overthrown by the Abbasid Caliphate.
  • Period: Jan 1, 711 to Jan 1, 1492

    Muslims conquer Spain

    The Muslims conquered Spain because they had many immigrates living there.
  • Period: Jan 1, 750 to Jan 1, 1258

    Abbasid Caliphate

    They over threw the Umayyad Caliphate and became the third Islamic Caliphate. Their capital was built in Baghdad.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1060 to Jan 1, 1307

    Saljuk Turks

    They believed that they were the rightful owners of all the land conquered during Prophet Muhammad's time. They were the first people to conmpletly invade Anatolia.
  • Period: Apr 19, 1095 to Apr 19, 1291

    The Crusades

    They were mainly the Roman Catholics against the Muslims. They were a serious of religiously sanctioned military campaigns.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1174 to Jan 1, 1193


    He was the Ayyubid Sultan of Egypt and Syria. At one point during his reign he had contol over Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Hejaz, and Yemen.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1200 to Jan 1, 1573

    Inca Civilization

    The civilization expanded so much over its time that is became an empire around 1442.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1200 to Jan 1, 1500

    Aztec Civilization

    The Aztec civilization was located in central Mexico. The Valley of Mexico was the heart of the Aztec civilization.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to Jan 1, 1324

    Mongol Invasions

    These invations caused the expantion of the Mongol Empire. The invations covered Asia and Eastern Europe.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to Jan 1, 1227

    Genghis Khan

    He founded and became the ruler of the Mongol Empire. He united the nomatic people of northeast Asia.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1206 to Jan 1, 1527

    Delhi Sultanate

    Delhi Sultanate was five short-lived Islamic kingdoms that ruled under Qutb ad-Din Aibeg and Ibrahim Lodi.
  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    It required King John of England to proclaim certain liberties, and accept that his will was not arbitrary.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1230 to

    Mali Kingdom

    It was founded by Sundiata Keita and became renowned for the wealth of its rulers. It was located in west Africa.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1250 to Jan 1, 1517


    Mamluks were soliders from slave origin.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to


    It was a wide spread cultural change across europe.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1312 to Jan 1, 1337

    Mansa Musa

    He was the emperor of the Malian Empire. He had control over lots of land. Some say he was the wealthiest ruler of his day.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1337 to Jan 1, 1453

    The Hundred Years War

    It was a series of wars fought by the House of Valois and the House of Plantagenet over who would take the french throne.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1368 to

    Ming Empire

    They had a strong centralized government. they restored the Grand Canal and the Great Wall as well as their army and navy.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1370 to Jan 1, 1405


    He founded the Timurid Empire and dynasty. He was the conquered of the western, south, and central parts of Asia.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1371 to Jan 1, 1435

    Zheng He

    He voyaged to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1430 to

    Songhai Kingdom

    It was one of the largest Islamic empires in history.
  • Jan 1, 1439

    Gutenberg Press

    This is a printing press invinted by Johannes Gutenberg.
  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Fall of Constantinople

    Constantinpole was the capital af the Byzantine Empire. It was overtaken by the Ottoman Empire.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1462 to Jan 1, 1505

    Ivan III

    The amount of land he controled tripled during his reign. He ended the dominance of the Golden Horde over the Rus. and He was one of the longest-reigning Russian rulers in history.
  • The Establishment of the Holy Roman Empire

    Charlemagne was crown the Emperor of the Romans. he put the therory of reviving the Roman Empire into place which stayed for many years.
  • Period: to

    Sui Empire

    Buddhism spread a lot durring this time and the construction of the Grand Canal begain.
  • Period: to

    Tang Empire

    China's economy grew largely. They started standardized exams, check points and travel permits.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1234

    Song Empire

    they were the first government to issue paper money. They inceased economic independence for merchants but decreased wealth for the government.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1349

    Kievan Russia

    It was concidered Medievil Rus. Its capital was Kiev and it was founded by East Slavic Tribes and Scandinavian warriors.
  • Period: to


    He was the King of the Franks who expanded the Frankish kingdom into a empire. He concored Italy and became an enemy of the Byzantine empire for a while.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1235

    Ghana Kingdom

    It was located in what is now southeastern Mauritania, and Western Mali.