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    BIG BANG : Formation of the Universe
  BIG BANG : Formation of the Universe
Ca. 13.7 billion years ago: Universe, which includes time and space, begins with Big Bang. The Big Bang is dated according to NASA. 300 thousand years after the Big Bang, hydrogen nuclei capture electrons, forming the first atoms. 600 million years a...
 
    FORMATION OF EARTH
  FORMATION OF EARTH
Earth is the third planet from the Sun, and the densest and fifth-largest of the eight planets in the Solar System. It is also the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets. It is sometimes referred to as the world, the Blue Planet, or b...
 
    CAMBRIAN : Explosion of Life on Earth
  CAMBRIAN : Explosion of Life on Earth
The Cambrian Period marks an important point in the history of life on earth; it is the time when most of the major groups of animals first appear in the fossil record. This event is sometimes called the "Cambrian Explosion", because of the relativel...
 
    PERMIAN : Largest Mass Extinction
  PERMIAN : Largest Mass Extinction
The Permian period lasted from 290 to 248 million years ago and was the last period of the Paleozoic Era. The distinction between the Paleozoic and the Mesozoic is made at the end of the Permian in recognition of the largest mass extinction recorded...
 
    MESOZOIC : Age of Dinosaurs
  MESOZOIC : Age of Dinosaurs
The Mesozoic is known as the Age of Dinosaurs. It also saw the development of early birds and mammals, and of flowering plants (angiosperms). At the end of the Mesozoic, all the major body plans of modern life were in place although in some cases --...
 
    CENOZOIC : Age of Mammals
  CENOZOIC : Age of Mammals
The Cenozoic is the most recent of the three major subdivisions of animal history. The other two are the Paleozoic and Mesozoic. The Cenozoic spans only about 65 million years, from the end of the Cretaceous and the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs...
 
    STONE AGE : The Human Era
  STONE AGE : The Human Era
The first species of the genus Homo, evolved in South and East Africa in the late Pliocene or early Pleistocene (2 - 2.5 million years before present) when it diverged from the Australopithecines (Australopithecines and Hominenes are collectively ref...
 
    ICE AGE : Extintion of Large Mammals
  ICE AGE : Extintion of Large Mammals
The last Ice Age started about 70,000 years ago and ended about 10,000 years ago (during the Pleistocene epoch). The Earth was much colder than it is now; snow accumulated on much of the land, glaciers and ice sheets extended over large areas and the...
 
    NEOLITHIC : First Permanent Settlements
  NEOLITHIC : First Permanent Settlements
The Neolithic Age was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10200 cal. BCE according to the ASPRO chronology in some parts of the Middle East, and later in other parts of the world. It is traditionally considered as the las...
 
    BRONZE AGE :  First Pharaos
  BRONZE AGE : First Pharaos
The earliest hieroglyphs appear at about the beginning of the pharaonic age. 365-day calendar introduced. 1st Dynasty (2920 - 2770) This period is shrouded in mythology. Little is known of Menes and his descendants outside their claim of divine ances...
 
    IRON AGE : Start of the Trojan War
  IRON AGE : Start of the Trojan War
1200 BC Start of the Trojan War. Time of the Judges: Israel is a twelve-tribe confederation. 1175 BC The 'Sea Peoples' were moving out of the Aegean and Anatolian regions as a result of years of drought and poor harvests. Rameses III, according to th...
 
    HELLENISTIC PERIOD
  HELLENISTIC PERIOD
Alexander the Great (336-323 BC) invades. A regional process of Hellenization begins all over the eastern Mediterranean. Alexander's generals eventually become his successors; the Ptolemy's rule Egypt and Palestine and the Seleucids rule Anatolia, Sy...
 
    ROMAN PERIOD
  ROMAN PERIOD
The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman state in the centuries following its reorganization under the leadership of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Caesar Augustus) in the last three decades B.C. Although Rome possessed...
 
    BYZANTINE PERIOD
  BYZANTINE PERIOD
The Byzantine Empire or Eastern Roman Empire was the eastern section of the Roman Empire which remained in existence after the fall of the western section. The life of the empire is commonly considered to span AD 395 to 1453. The empire was divided i...
 
    MIDDLE AGES
  MIDDLE AGES
The Middle Ages was the middle period in a schematic division of European history into three 'ages': Classical civilization, the Middle Ages, and Modern Civilization. It is commonly considered as having lasted from the end of the Western Roman Empire...
 
         
         



 
 
         
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