Historical Time Periods

Ancient Greece

 

This timeline gives a chronological listing of all historical time periods from prehistory to present day

 

 

Prehistory
Stone Age
All regions
3.4 million years ago – 2000 BCE
Ancient Mesopotamia
Area from Persian Gulf to Mediterranean Sea
4000 BCE – 2600 BCE
Ancient History
Bronze Age
All
3600 BCE – 600 BCE
Old Kingdom
Egypt
3500 BCE – 2050 BCE
Indus Valley Civilisation
India
2600 BCE – 1800 BCE
Middle Kingdom
Egypt
2000 BCE – 1650 BCE
Shang Dynasty
China
1700 BCE – 1200 BCE
New Kingdom
Egypt
1550 BCE – 1069 BCE
Vedic Period
India
1500 BCE – 500 BCE
Zhou Dynasty
China
1200 BCE – 500 BCE
Iron Age
All regions
1200 BCE – 400 BCE
Ancient Greece
Greece
800 BCE – 400 BCE
Jomon Period
Japan
800 BCE – 400 BCE
Mahajanpadas
India
600 BCE – 300 BCE
Ancient Rome
Italy
509 BCE – 476 CE
Mayan Civilisation
Mexico
500 BCE – 900 CE
Yayoi Period
Japan
400 BCE – 300 CE
Coptic Period
Egypt
300 CE – 900 CE
Dark Ages
Kofun Period
Japan
300 CE – 600 CE
Gupta Empire
North India
300 CE – 500 CE
Anglo Saxon Period
England
410 CE – 1066 CE
Middle Ages
Srivijaya Period
Indonesia
600 CE – 1300 CE
Chenla Kingdom
Cambodia
630 CE – 802 CE
Kingdom of the Sunda
Indonesia
669 CE – 1579 CE
Golden Age of Islam
Middle East/Northern Africa
700 CE – 1300 CE
Nara Period
Japan
709 CE – 795 CE
Pala Empire
India/Pakistan
750 CE – 1159 CE
Kingdom of Mataram
Indonesia
752 CE – 1045 CE
Viking Age
Scandinavia
793 CE – 1066 CE
Khmer Empire
Cambodia
802 CE – 1432 CE
Medieval Period
Europe
1000 CE – 1450 CE
Kediri Empire
Indonesia
1045 CE – 1221 CE
Ottoman Empire
Turkey
1299 CE – 1923 CE
Renaissance
Europe
1350 CE – 1600 CE
Age of Discovery
All regions
1400 CE – 1650 CE
Sengoku Period
Japan
1478 CE – 1605 CE
Tudor Period
England
1485 CE – 1603 CE
Modern History
Reformation
Europe
1517 CE – 1648 CE
Mughal Empire
India
1526 CE – 1857 CE
Elizabethan Age
England
1558 CE – 1603 CE
Stuart Period
England/Ireland/Wales/Scotland
1603 CE – 1714 CE
Tokugawa Shogunate
Japan
1603 CE – 1868 CE
Age of Enlightenment
Europe
1650 CE – 1800 CE
Industrial Revolution
Western Europe and America
1700 CE – 1900 CE
Georgian Period
United Kingdom
1714 CE – 1830 CE
Victorian Age
United Kingdom
1837 CE – 1901 CE
Edwardian Period
United Kingdom
1901 CE – 1910 CE
World War One
All regions
1914 CE – 1918 CE
Inter War Years
All regions
1919 CE – 1939 CE
World War Two
All regions
1939 CE – 1945 CE
Atomic Age
All regions
1945 CE – Present
All regions
1947 CE – 1991 CE
Space Age
All regions
1957 CE – Present
Age of Information
All regions
1975 CE – Present

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2016). Historical Time Periods. Available: http://www.totallytimelines.com/historical-time-periods. Last accessed December 12th, 2017

 

You may also like:

  •   This timeline details the life of Julius Caesar from birth 100 BCE to his assassination in 44 BCE Please note: we have chosen to use the new format BCE (before common era) rather than the old BC (before Christ)   EARLY YEARS 100 BCE (July 12th or 13th) Born…
    Tags: bce
  • This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in Roman Britain 55B CE - 410 CE Please note: we have chosen to use BCE (Before Common Era) rather than BC (Before Christ) and CE (Common Era) rather than AD (Anno Domini) 55 BCE (26th - 31st August) Julius…
    Tags: ce
  •   This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in Ancient Greek history 2000 BCE - 146 BCE Please note: we have chosen to use BCE (Before Common Era) rather than BC (Before Christ)   2000 BCE Wandering tribes began to settle in Greece 1600 BCE The Mycenaean…
    Tags: bce
  •  This timeline details all the main wars fought in the period BCE known as Ancient History   499 BCE to 449 BCEGreco-Persian WarsGreek City States against Persian Empire431 BCE to 404 BCEPeloponnesian WarAthens against Sparta395 BCE to 387 BCECorinthian WarAthens against Sparta335 BCE to 323 BCEWars of Alexander the GreatMacedon against Persian…
    Tags: bce
  • This timeline details the life of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, known as Pompey Magnus or Pompey the Great, from birth 106 BCE to his assassination in 48 BCE Please note: we have chosen to use the new format BCE (before common era) rather than the old BC (before Christ) EARLY YEARS…
    Tags: bce