Braunson Summers' World History Timeline

Timeline created by braunsonsummers
In History
  • 10,000 BCE

    Beginning of the Holocene geologic epoch.

    Beginning of the Holocene geologic epoch.
  • 9,650 BCE

    Wadi Faynan cite16

    Wadi Faynan cite16
    Wadi Faynan site 16 is located in the Wadi Faynan area of Southern Jordan. Pre Pottery Neolithic A (PPNA) approximately 9650 BCE
  • 9,250 BCE

    Jerf el-Amar

    Jerf el-Amar
    Located in N Syria.
  • 9,050 BCE

    Gobekli Tepe

    Gobekli Tepe
    Is an archaeological site in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey
  • 4,000 BCE

    Mesopotamia.

    Mesopotamia.
    Sumerian civilization first took form in southern Mesopotamia around 4000 BCE
  • 3,500 BCE

    Cuneiform

    Cuneiform
    Cuneiform is developed and used by Ancient Sumerians
  • 3,100 BCE

    Unification of Ancient Egypt

    Unification of Ancient Egypt
    Archaic 3100-2660 BCE. Unification of Egypt.
    Old Kingdom 2660-2180 BCE. Construction of the pyramids.
    First Intermediate 2180-2080 BCE. Political chaos.
    Middle Kingdom 2080- 1640 BCE. Recovery and political stability.
    Second Intermediate 1640 -1570 BCE. Instability resulting from struggles for power and Hyksos migrations.
    New Kingdom 1570-1070 BCE. Creation of an Egyptian empire; growth in wealth.
    Third Intermediate 1100-653 BCE. Political fragmentation and conquest by outsiders
  • 2,500 BCE

    Assyria Empire Begins

    Assyria Empire Begins
    Early Period (2500 - 2025 BCE),
    Old Assyrian Empire (2025 BC - 1378 BCE),
    Middle Assyrian Empire (1392 - 934 BCE)
    Neo-Assyrian Empire (911 - 609 BCE).
  • 2,334 BCE

    Akkadian Empire

    Akkadian Empire
    King Sargon of Akkad conquered and units all Sumerians and Akkadian speakers under one rule.
  • 1,792 BCE

    King Hammurabi

    King Hammurabi
    1792-1750. Hammurabi is the first great king of the Old Babylonian Empire. The Code of Hammurabi.
  • 1,700 BCE

    Hittites Empire begins

    Hittites Empire begins
    Old Kingdom approximately 1700 - 1500 BCE
    Middle Kingdom/ Hittite Empire begins approximately 1400 BCE
    Phrygian sack and burn major Hittite cities approximately 1200 BCE
    End of the Hittites approximately 700 BCE
  • 1,595 BCE

    Hittites sack Old Babylonia

    Hittites sack Old Babylonia
    Hittites sack and occupy Babylonia