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Byzantine and Islam
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Early Civilization Timeline
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The Great Empires
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timeline of developing cultures
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Ancient Japanese Civilization
Constantine founds new capital of the Roman Empire on ancient Greek city Byzantium. Later to be renamed Constantinople
Roman Empire divides in half. Eastern Rome based in Constantinople, Western Rome based in Rome
Western Empire falls, Eastern Empire becomes Byzantine Empire
Justinian begins reign
Muslims attack Constantinople
Venetians granted trading rights in Byzantine Empire
The Great Schism: Latin Roman Church and Greek Orthodox Church excommunicate each other
Constantinople falls to the Ottomans, End of the Byzantine Empire
Crusaders arrive at Constantinople
During the 4th Crusade, Constantinople is captured
Muhammad is born in Mecca
Muhammad and followers move to Yathrib (Medina) Islam is accepted by the people. this beigns the Islamic calendar.
Muhammad and followers move into Mecca, eventually all citizens accept Islam.
Muhammad dies, his father in law is elected as successor.
Islam spreads throughout North Africa
Muslim Conquest of Mesopotamia
Muslim Empire reaches its furthest extent. Battle of Tours prevents further advances
Mongols besiege Baghdad
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