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2000 BC

Aegean civilization rise/ Minoans flourish in Crete

1100 BC

decline of Egypt/ Kingdom of Cush rise

753 BC

founding of Rome

700 BC

Hellenistic Age of Greece begins

509 BC

Roman republic established

431-404 BC

Peloponnesian War

30 BC

Octavian is first Roman emperor/ Pax Romana begins

AD 35

Ethiopean eunuch conversion-first African Christian

AD 476

Western Roman Empire ends

AD 700

North Africa overrun by Islam

2000 BC

Indus River Valley civilization rise

1850 BC

Hebrews sojurn in Egypt

1580 BC

New Kingdom established/ Egyptian civilization height

1500 BC

Huang He Valley civilization in China

1100 BC

New Kingdom collapse/ Egypt declines/ foreign invasions into Egypt begin

332-323 BC

Alexander conquers Egypt/ Ptolemy and Hellenistic dynasty

30 BC

Egypt conquered by Rome

AD 320-535

Gupta dynasty in India/ Golden Age of India

AD 1200s-1368

Genghis Khan's Mongol empire/ Chinese Yuan dynasty/ Marco Polo visits the Orient

4000 BC


2300 BC

Sumerian civilization height/ Abram's call

2000 BC

Abram called from Ur/ Epic of Gilgamesh/ Amorites and Elamites conquer Sumer

1500 BC

Sinai Script/ Exodus/ 10 Commandments

1015-975 BC

King Solomon's reign

721 BC

Assyrians conquer Northern Israel

612 BC

Ninevah falls

586 BC

Nebuchadnezzar destroys Jerusalem/ Babylonian captivity

AD 500

Roman Empire collapse

AD 1500

Renaissance/ Reformation

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