Muhammad ali pascha

Unit 3

  • 500

    First Bubonic Plague Outbreak

    Plague of Justinian in the Byzantine empire, 6th century CE.
  • Period: 500 to Nov 20, 1200

    Kingdom of Ghana

    First known sub-saharan west african kingdom.
  • 550

    First Bubonic Plague Pandemic

    First Bubonic Plague Pandemic
    Also known as the Plague of Justinian, named after the emporer Justinian, who was reigning at the time. Justinian contracted it, and survived after extensive care. 50 million people died from the plague, after it was spread through trade to the East Roman Empire, and eventually other mediterranean port cities.
  • Period: 570 to Nov 21, 632


    Lifetime of the muslim prohpet muhammad. In his lifetime, he established Islam, took Mecca and treated it as a holy site, and married 10 wives.
  • Period: Nov 20, 661 to Nov 20, 750

    Umayyad Dynasty

    Mu'awyia, the caliph, passed the position down to his son, establishing the Umayyad Dynasty. In 750, it was overthrown by the descendants of Muhammed's uncle, who established the Abbasid Dynasty.
  • Period: Nov 21, 710 to

    Nara Period

    Nara was the former capital of Japan from 710 to 784 CE. It reached it's zenith with 7000 bureaucrats.
  • Period: Nov 22, 1036 to Nov 22, 1258

    Seljuk Turks Reign

    Seljuk Turks invade Anatolia and Syria. By 1055, they invade and take control of Baghdad
  • Nov 22, 1054

    Schism between Latin and Orthodox Church

    Constantinople Patriarchs challenged the jurisdiction of popes, leading to arguments that caused the schism between the Latin and Orthodox Church.
  • Nov 21, 1066

    Nroman Invasion of England

    Nroman Invasion of England
    The Normans, under William the Conquerer. The Normans conquered England, and took it from the Anglo-Saxons
  • Period: Nov 19, 1096 to Nov 19, 1099

    The First Crusade

    Jerusalem was captured from the muslim peoples. The crusader states of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, County of Tripoli, the Principality of Antioch, and the County of Edessa.
  • Nov 19, 1099

    The First Crusade

    The First Crusade
    Jerusalem was captured from the muslim peoples. The crusader states of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, County of Tripoli, the Principality of Antioch, and the County of Edessa.
  • Period: Nov 20, 1200 to Nov 20, 1500

    Mali Empire

    Huge amounts of wealth in Gold, Ivory, and Salt. Mansa Musa, the most famous leader of the Mali Empire, spread the reputation of the empire's wealth.
  • Apr 19, 1204

    The Fourth Crusade

    The Fourth Crusade
    The Fourth Crusade, which lasted from 1202 CE to 1204 CE, was the crusade in which Constantinople was sacked. The original mission was to capture the muslim controlled Jerusalem. Unlike the previous crusades, the armies were mostly seaborne, and did not travel overland.
  • Period: Nov 21, 1206 to Nov 21, 1227

    Reign of Chinggis Khan

    Also know as Genghis Khan, Chinggis Khan created a massive Mongol Empire, and expanded it until his death in 1227.
  • Period: Nov 22, 1206 to Nov 22, 1526

    Sultante of Delhi

    The Sultante of Delhi was five dynasties, and fell when it was invaded by Timur, or Tamerlane.
  • Period: Nov 20, 1250 to Nov 20, 1450

    Kingdom of Great Zimbabwe

    A city, now in ruins, that was a large trade center and the capital of a large state. It's in modern day Zimbabwe. Many stone structures are found there.
  • Period: Nov 21, 1254 to Nov 21, 1324

    Marco Polo

    Marco Polo is a famous Venetian merchant. He wrote a famous account of his journey to China.
  • Period: Nov 20, 1271 to Nov 20, 1368

    Yuan Empire

    Established by Genghis Khan's grandson. Beijing is the capital of the Yuan Empire. It was a state ruled by Mongols, after the Mongolian military conquered China in the 1230s.
  • Nov 21, 1271

    Mongol Domination of China

    Mongol Domination of China
    1271-1368 Mongols invaded and conquered China, establishing the Yuan Dynasty.
  • Nov 22, 1300


    Tamerlane, with a large empire in central asia, aspired to become the next ghengis khan.
  • Period: Nov 22, 1312 to Nov 22, 1337

    Reign of Mansa Musa

    Spread the reputation of the Mali Empire far and wide. He made a pilgrimage to mecca, and showed off his enormous wealth in gold, ivory, and salt.
  • Period: Nov 19, 1337 to Nov 19, 1453

    Hundred Years' War

    The Hundred Years' War was precipitated by a dispute between two heirs to the french throne. It's an umbrella term for a series of conflicts between the Kingdom of England the Kingdom of France between 1337 CE and 1453 CE for the french throne. The King of England owned french lands, and did not pay his rightful tribute, and supported the current king's opposition, which helped to start the war.
  • Period: Nov 20, 1368 to Nov 20, 1500

    The Ming Empire

    Hongwu, upset by famine and disease he blamed on the mongols, established the Ming Empire with a capital in the south (Nanjing.)
  • Nov 19, 1377

    Ibn Buttata

    Ibn Buttata
    Ibn Buttatu was a moroccan explorer who documented his experiences in the book, 'Journey'.
  • Period: Nov 22, 1405 to Nov 22, 1433

    Voyages of Zheng He

    Mongols controlled the land routes, such as the Silk Road. Naval Expeditions by Zheng He were for trade routes by sea.
  • Period: Nov 19, 1425 to Nov 19, 1530

    Inca Empire

    A vast imperial state was developed in over a hundred years, and collapsed on the eve of european exploration.
  • Apr 8, 1453

    The Fall of Constantinople

    The Fall of Constantinople
    The Ottoman Empire felled Constantinople and the Byzantium empire in 1453.
  • Kingdom of Angkor

    Kingdom of Angkor
    The Kingdom of Angkor was established by King Jayavarman II in 802, in modern day Cambodia.
  • Period: to Jan 1, 1250

    Abbasid Caliphate 758-1250 CE

    The Abbasid Caliphate was the third caliphate to succeed the rule of the prohet Muhammed. The golden age of islam occured during the Abbasid Caliphate.
  • Period: to

    Reign of Charlemagne

    King of the Franks from 768-814, emporer from 800-814.
  • Period: to

    Silla Kingdom

    Silla Rule of 400 years in the Korean Peninsula. SIlla was backed by the Tang dynasty, and mimicked their form of government. When the Tang dynasty collapsed, the Silla Kingdom fell as well.
  • Period: to Nov 22, 1126

    Song Empire

    Central and Southen chinese empire. Many advances in technology, medicine, astronomy, and mathematics.