2017 Tee Lei DALAT world history

Timeline created by ltee
  • 12,000 BCE

    Egypt -The Egyptians move into the Nile valley

    The rich soil and the animals there were the perfect conditions for the Egyptians, now they could make a lot of food.
  • 4,500 BCE

    Egypt-farming cities develop in Egypt

    The rich soil allowed the Egyptians to start farms so large, it took a city (community of people) to work.
  • 3,300 BCE

    Sumer-The sumerians invent cuneiform, the world's first system of writing.

    This enabled people to be scribes and to keep business records long epics could also be created, such as the epic of Gilgamesh.
  • 3,000 BCE

    Mesapotamia-Mesopotamia has a food surplus

    Now, peolple can do other jobs and evolve their settlements into cities, using a division of labor.
  • 2,300 BCE

    All of mesampotamia-Sargon extended the Akkadian Empire

    Since Sargon had a permanent army, he was able to extend his empire from the Persian to the Mediterranean Sea.
  • 2,300 BCE

    Egypt-Tutankhamen dies

    The former Pharaoh Tutankhamen of Egypt died, with lots of treasure inside that shows the Egyptian art and achievements.
  • 2,300 BCE

    India- The Harrapan civilization starts.

    The nomadic herders move to India because it was a rather safe place away from attackers this then developed to become the Harrapan civilization.
  • 2,200 BCE

    Egypt- Khufu builds monuments

    Khufu built a lot of monuments in the old kingdom, which made him famous.Historians think he was cruel.
  • 2,200 BCE

    6.1-China-Yu the great starts the first dynasty

    The Xia dynasty tells of Yu the great digging channels for over 10 years to help the waterways of China. when Yu became king, he used teamwork to solve problems.
  • 2,050 BCE

    Egypt- Mentuhotep the second unites Egypt

    Chaos in Egypt caused the country to weaken, so Mentuhotep the second defeated all his rivals and the united Egypt.
  • 2,000 BCE

    8.1-Greece- The people of Crete have a great place to live: Crete

    The minoans lived close to sea because it was an island, and they could travel, get food, trade and build ships because of the sea.
  • 1,792 BCE

    Babylon-Hammurabi creates his Code (or laws)

    Hammurabi created a set of 282 rules that the people had to follow.Breaking those rules had great consequences, even death.
  • 1,500 BCE

    Kush-Kush is conquered by the Egyptians

    Egypt feared that Kush was getting too powerful, so Thutmose 1 sent an army to defeat Kush.
  • -999 BCE

    India- the Rigveda was written

    Aryan religion had sacred text called the Vedas, and the oldest one was the Rigveda.The vedas gave the Aryan people the rules of what they should do.
  • -753 BCE

    10.1-Rome-Rome is founded

    Romulus is the first king of Rome, out of the seven other kings, which not all of them might be Romans. He made temples, sewers, and the Romans also learnt the alphabet from the Etruscans.
  • -700 BCE

    8.3- Greece- Homer creates his epic poems

    Homer was a poet who, according to legend couldn't see, was the greatest poet of the ancient world. He made the Iliad and the Odyssey, both tales of great adventure, and were central to the educational system of that time.
  • -598 BCE

    India- The Buddha gets enlightened

    Siddhartha Gautama,who was around 35 at that time sat under a tree and found the answer to suffering, Buddhism is based on his teachings.
  • -585 BCE

    9.1-Persia- Cyrus the great is born

    Cyrus the great conquered many countries, and let the countries keep their own traditions. When he died, he had the largest empire so far.
  • -551 BCE

    6.2-China-Confucious is born

    Confucius was a great teacher whose ideas are Known as Confucianism. He used to have position in the government, but the other officials became jealous because he was so good,so they kicked him out. His ideas are in a book called the Analects.
  • -500 BCE

    Phoenicia-the alphabet is invented

    They made symbols to represent sounds, much more convenient than pictographs
  • -500 BCE

    8.2-Greece- cleisthenes starts democracy in Athens

    Cleisthenes thought that the aristocrats already has too much influence on the government, so he made a system where the people get to vote who their leader gets to be.
  • -404 BCE

    9.2-Greece-Sparta deafeats Rome

    In the Peloponnesian war, Sparta defeats Athens by cutting off food supply and surrounding them. Sparta was in control of most of Greece until other states started disliking them.
  • -400 BCE

    10.2-Rome-The plebeians complain about the Roman government

    The plebeians complain about Rome's government, if the Romans did not change it, it might result in a revolt. So the Romans changed the government: making offices only for Plebeians, and taking note of their rights and interests.
  • -400 BCE

    9.4-Greece- amazing plays and poems created by the Greeks

    The Greek writers such as Sophocles, Aeschylus, and Aristophanes create great plays. Such as the tragedies written by Sophocles and Aeschylus, and comedies from Aristophanes. This influenced the Athenians, mostly, to learn and create more plays and incorporate these plays and poems into their education.
  • -387 BCE

    10.3-Rome-The Gauls giants victory over Rome

    The Gauls threatened to fight Rome, so Rome gave a huge amount of gold to the Gauls to go away after they conquered the city. Because of that, many countries wanted to take over Rome for this same reason, so when other countries attacked Rome (and lost) Rome would take over their land. So Rome grew larger as more people tried to attack them.
  • -336 BCE

    9.3- Greece-Alexander the Great is born.

    Alexander the Great was in charge after his father Philip died. Alexander the Great conquered many countries and expanded his empire a lot. He spread Greek culture everywhere he conquered. His empire included Egypt, Macedonia, Asia Minor, and the former Persian empire he even conquered some of India.
  • -270 BCE

    India - Asoka becomes king

    Asoka made India stronger and richer, then converted to Buddhism and focused more on his people, like building wells and roads.
  • -221 BCE

    6.3-China-Shi Huangdi takes the throne

    Shi Huangdi unified China and called himself the first Emperor.
    He had a strong government , but had harsh laws and punishments
  • -207 BCE

    6.4-China-Liu Bang becomes emperor

    Lou Bang was the first commoner to become emperor because of the Chinese belief of the Mandate of Heaven. He battled for power and won.
  • -27 BCE

    11.1-Rome- Octavian’s name is changed to Augustus.

    To make the start of the Roman Empire and the end of the Roman republic, the forum changed Octavian’s name to Augustus. Octavian was Ceasar’s adopted son. The name Augustus means ‘revered one’.
  • -2 BCE

    11.2-Rome- Jesus is born

    Jesus, the God of Christianity is born in Bethlehem. When he was older, he healed the sick, raised himself and others from the dead, and did many miracles. He also taught the Gospel message to everyone. Jesus’s birth date is not Actually accurate, it was probably a few years back than 1BC.
  • 100

    India- advanced healthcare is present

    Doctors started to write down their ideas in textbooks, it describes them making medicine out of minerals and plants.
  • 200

    6.5-China-Buddhism spreads to China

    Because of Buddhist missionaries,China had Buddhism. Buddhist monks and temples appear all over China. Giant carvings of Buddha appear as well.
  • 200

    11.3-Rome-Diocletian splits the empire

    Because he thought that Rome was too big for one person to rule, he split the eastern side of the empire to himself, and the western side to his co-Emperor. This made it much easier to rule Rome.
  • 300

    Kush- the last influences of Kush have disappeared

    After the rulers of Askum defeated Kush, they all converted to Christianity, then there was nothing left if the Kushite culture.
  • 610

    12.2- Arabia- Muhammed writes the Qur,an

    The Qur’an is the book of Muslim beliefs, written by Muhammed. The Quran says that there is a beginning and an end to the universe, and whether we will go to heaven or not
  • 634

    12.3- Arabia- Abu Bakr dies

    After many battles, Abu Bakr had United Arabia, and died by that time.He made the Muslims the first class citizens, and Christianity and Judaism second class.
  • 750

    12.1- Arabia- Muhammad is born

    Muhammad, the founder of Islam, is said to be prophet who met an angel in a cave. he then started a new religion (Islam). He received lots of visions and put them in a book, called the Qur’an.
  • 800

    12.4-Arabia- Scholars make advances in math

    Our modern algebra is based on this math discovery- letters, or variables, as we call them now. This greatly increased human knowledge and enabled us to use the number zero in our math.
  • Malaysia-now has laws

    Hammurabi's Code inspired the people of Malaysia to have laws
  • Egypt- people research more about Tutuenkhamen's tomb.

    This lets people dicover more about Egypt from the treasure that they found.This helps us to know more about Egyptian life and their beliefs.
  • Asia- Buddhism is now a major religion

    After the Buddha spread his religion throughout India and to many parts of Asia, now many people all around the world are Buddhist, and with the internet, people from everywhere can know about the teachings of Buddhism.
  • 6.5-China-China's silk has now appeared all over the world as a luxury item

    The invention of silk had gone very far in the past, but now with planes and shipping, silk can get transported all over the world quite easily, and now is in most cloth and fabric stores.
  • 6-Modern day event-China has made a lot of silk, sent all around the world

    Because of the luxury item of silk, China has become very rich because it is easier to ship silk to different countries, which makes China even richer.
  • 9-modern day connection- Greece-doctors now have to recite the Hippocratic oath

    Because of the beliefs of Hippocrates on how doctors should behave, the oath not to kill anyone on purpose after you finish medical school is called the Hippocratic oath, recited by doctors today. Hippocrates was the greatest Greek doctor of that time.
  • Singapore-I was born

    I have entered into the world, good news for a lot of people, like me.
  • 8-Greece -Modern day connection- the olympics

    In Greece, they had a sports competition to honor their god Zeus.
    It started out with running, but then they added more sports like boxing and chariot racing. Now, the Olympics has 28 sports and involves several countries.
  • 11-modern day connection- people celebrate Christmas

    To celebrate the birthday of Jesus, on December 25 Christians have a holiday to remember their god. This helps them to remember how Jesus was born in a stable in Bethlehem, and that we should be thankful for what we have.
  • 10-Rome-modern day connection- veto is used all the time in government

    Because of the Romans, veto power is used nowdays to prevent someone from doing something, usually in the Government. The judge can use his veto power to prevent someone from doing something, like stopping someone from talking.
  • 12-modern day connection- Islam in Malaysia

    Because of trade back then, in 1200-1600, we now have Islam in Malaysia. There are a lot of mosques in Malaysia, and Muslims too.
  • Period:
    12,000 BCE
    to
    300

    Egypt and Kush

    Egypt-
    Ancient Egypt-12000 BC
    Old kingdom- 2700BC to 2200 BC
    Middle Kingdom- 2200-1750BC
    New Kingdom- 1550- 1050BC
    Kush-1500BC -300BC
  • Period:
    10,000 BCE
    to
    -500 BCE

    Mesopotamia-The early Fertile Cresent people

    The early people move into the Fertile Cresent such as the Sumerians, Akkadians,Babylonians, Hittites, Kassites,Assyrians, Chaldeans, Phoenicians.
  • Period:
    2,200 BCE
    to
    220

    6-China's dynasties

    Xia -2200-1500BC
    Shang-1500-1100BC
    Zhou-1100-221BC
    Qin-221-207BC
    Han-207BC-220BC
  • Period:
    2,000 BCE
    to
    429

    8-Greece- the time of Ancient Greece

    The Minoans- 2000-1600BC
    The Mycenaeans- 1600-1200BC
    The Greeks-1200-429 BC
    (The Greeks had many different city states running at the same time, unlike China, so in this timespan the Greeks refer to the Athenians.)
  • Period:
    1,200 BCE
    to
    500

    India- the time of India

    Harrapan civilization-2300-1700BC
    Other split civilizations-1700BC-500AD
  • Period:
    -753 BCE
    to
    -88 BCE

    10- time of the Roman republic

    Romulus and the seven kings- 753-509BC
    The Patricians and the Plebeians-494-400
    Growth of territory and times of war-387-88BC
  • Period:
    -58 BCE
    to
    1453

    11-the time of the Roman Empire

    58-50BC rule by the three kings- Pompey, Crassus and Caesar
    50-44BC- rule by Caesar.
    44BC- 14AD Rule by Augustus
    14-1453AD Rule by other emperors and the shrinking of the Roman empire.
  • Period:
    200
    to
    200

    9- Greece - the Time of Greece and Persia

    The Medes- 700-550Bc
    The Persian empire:
    Ruled by Cyrus-559-530BC
    Ruled by Cambyses-530-522BC
    Ruled by Darius-521-486BC
    Alexander the Great's empire- 486-323BC
    Other Hellenistic countries 323- 20BC
  • Period:
    600
    to

    12- Arabia-the time of the Muslim empires

    Ottoman Empire-1200-1800
    Savafid Empire-600-1700
    Ottoman Empire-1526-1600