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The Sumerians

Historic Timeline


Fragment of clay 
tablet from Nineveh
inscribed with
the Babylonian
account of
the flood

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\.Napoleon conquers Europe......|..........|..........|..........|......
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\.American Revolution..........|..........|..........|..........|......
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\.Columbus finds America.....|..........|..........|..........|......
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\.Byzantine empire falls to Turks......|..........|..........|......
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\.Inca empire arises in South America.|..........|..........|......
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\.Aztec Civilization in Mexico.......|..........|..........|......
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\.Magna Carta granted by King John..|..........|..........|......
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\.Norman conquest of England.......|..........|..........|......
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1000 CE__|__________\__________|__________|__________|__________|__________|______
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\.Charlemagne forms Holy Roman Empire......|..........|......
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\.Muhammed proclaims Islam....|..........|..........|......
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\.Sack of Rome...|..........|..........|..........|......
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\.Maya civilization in Central America..........|......
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\.Jerusalem falls to Roman legions.|..........|......
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0__|__________|__________\_Jesus_of_Nazareth___|__________|__________|_____
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Hannibal challenges Rome.\........|..........|..........|..........|......
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Great Wall begun in China.\.......|..........|..........|..........|......
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Alexander defeats Darius.\......|..........|..........|..........|......
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Greek classical age begins.\.....|..........|..........|..........|......
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Roman Republic founded.\....|..........|..........|..........|......
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Buddah rises in India.\...|..........|..........|..........|......
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Cyrus captures Babylon.\..|..........|..........|..........|......
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Fall of Nineveh.\.|..........|..........|..........|......
1000 BCE_|__________|__________|_________\|__________|__________|__________|______
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David king in Jerusalem.|\.........|..........|..........|......
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Dorian invasion of Greece.\........|..........|..........|......
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Israelite Exodus from Egypt.\.......|..........|..........|......
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Mycenaean culture begins.\.....|..........|..........|......
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Aryans migrate to India.\....|..........|..........|......
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Hittite empire rises.\...|..........|..........|......
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Abraham migrates from Ur.\..|..........|..........|......
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Hammurabi king in Babylon.\.|..........|..........|......
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Rise of Babylon and Assyria.\|..........|..........|......
2000 BCE_|__________|__________|__________|__________\__________|__________|______
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Chinese civilization begins.\........|..........|......
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Indus Valley civilization.\.......|..........|......
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Hurrians arrive in Near East.\......|..........|......
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Gudea rules in Lagash.\.....|..........|......
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Ur-Nammu rules in Ur.\...|..........|......
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Sargon first king of Akkad.\..|..........|......
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Minoan civilization in Crete.\.|..........|......
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Gilgamesh rules in Uruk.\|..........|......
3000 BCE_|__________|__________|__________|__________|__________\__________|______
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Etana rules in Kish.\........|......
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Egyptian civilization begins.\.......|......
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Kingship begins in Kish.\....|......
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       ..|..........|..........|...Sumerian civilization begins in Eridu \Creation
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