14 terms

Important Dates - 8000 bce - 527 ce

8000 BCE
beginning of agriculture
3000 BCE
beginnings of Bronze Age; early civilizations
1300 BCE
Iron Age
6th century BCE
lives of Buddha, Confucius, Lao Tsu (beginnings of Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism)
5th century BCE
Greek Golden Age - philosophers
323 BCE
Alexander the Great
221 BCE
Qin Dynasty unifies China
32 CE
beginnings of Christianity
180 CE
End of the Pax Romana
220 CE
End of the Han Dynasty
333 CE
Roman capital moved to Constantinople
4th century CE
Beginnings of Trans-Saharan trade routes
476 CE
Fall of the Roman Empire
527 CE
Rule of Justinian over the Byzantine Empire