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World history timeline: from Jesus to 400 AD

By |2017-10-14T14:56:41+00:00September 10th, 2017|History, Romans, When|

Roman amphitheater (El Jem, Tunisia) The great empires formed during the last years before Christ continued peacefully through much of this period. In India, the Mauryan Empire collapsed. There was a period of smaller kingdoms. But by 319 AD northern India reunited under the Guptan Empire. In China, the Han Dynasty lasted until 220 AD, but then fell apart [...]

Ancient Meroe and Aksum – Early Sudan

By |2018-12-10T07:38:33+00:00May 18th, 2017|Africa, History, Where|

Aksum obelisk Farming and donkeys The earliest people probably evolved from other primates  around a million years ago. That may have happened in or near what is now Sudan, south of Egypt. Early primates Early African history All our Africa articles At first all people were hunters and gatherers. But by around 4000 [...]