Millennium
A millennium (plural millennia) is a period of time equal to 1000 years. It derives from the Latin mille, thousand, and annus, year. It is often, but not necessarily, related to a particular dating sy...
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10th millennium BC
The 10th millennium BC marks the beginning of the Mesolithic and Epipaleolithic periods, which is the first part of the Holocene epoch. Agriculture, based on the cultivation of primitive forms of mill...
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9th millennium BC
The 9th millennium BC marks the beginning of the Neolithic period.Agriculture spread throughout the Fertile Crescent and use of pottery became more widespread. Larger settlements like Jericho arose al...
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8th millennium BC
In the 8th millennium BC, agriculture became widely practised in the Fertile Crescent and Anatolia. Pottery became widespread (with independent development in Central America) and animal husbandry (pa...
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7th millennium BC
During the 7th millennium BC, agriculture spreads from Anatolia to the Balkans.World population was essentially stable at around 5 million people, living mostly scattered around the globe in small hun...
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6th millennium BC
During the 6th millennium BC, agriculture spread from the Balkans to Italy and Eastern Europe, and also from Mesopotamia to Egypt. World population was essentially stable at numbers ranging between ap...
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5th millennium BC
The 5th millennium BCE saw the spread of agriculture from Western Asia throughout Southern and Central Europe. Urban cultures in Mesopotamia and Anatolia flourished, developing the wheel. Copper ornam...
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4th millennium BC
The 4th millennium BC saw major changes in human culture. It marked the beginning of the Bronze Age and the invention of writing, which played a major role in starting recorded history.The city states...
3rd millennium BC
The 3rd millennium BC spans the Early to Middle Bronze Age. It represents a period of time in which imperialism, or the desire to conquer, grew to prominence, in the city-states of the Middle East, bu...
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2nd millennium BC
The 2nd millennium BC marks the transition from the Middle to the Late Bronze Age.Its first half is dominated by the Middle Kingdom of Egypt and Babylonia. The alphabet develops. Indo-Iranian migratio...
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1st millennium BC
The 1st millennium BC encompasses the Iron Age and sees the rise of many successive empires, and spanned from 1000 BC to 1 BC.The Neo-Assyrian Empire, followed by the Achaemenids. In Greece, Classica...
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1st millennium
From left, clockwise: depiction of Jesus, the central figure in Christianity; the Colosseum, a landmark of the once mighty Roman Empire; gunpowder is invented during the latter part of the millenni...
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2nd millennium
From left, clockwise: In 1492, Christopher Columbus; The American Revolution; The French Revolution; The Atomic Bomb from World War II; An alternate source of light, the Light Bulb; For the first ti...
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3rd millennium
In contemporary history, the third millennium is a period of time that according to official sources, such as the United States Naval Observatory, began on January 1, 2001, and will end on December 31...
10th millennium
The tenth millennium of the Gregorian calendar will begin on January 1, 9001, and end on December 31, 10000. It will be the tenth millennium in the Anno Domini or Common Era.
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Laacher See
Laacher See ([ˈlaːxɐ ˈzeː]) or Laach Lake (in English) is a volcanic caldera lake with a diameter of 2 km (1.2 mi) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, about 24 km (15 mi) northwest o...
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6th millennium
The sixth millennium of the Gregorian calendar will begin on January 1, 5001, and end on December 31, 6000. It will be the sixth millennium in the Anno Domini or Common Era.
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Hadean
The Hadean /ˈheɪdiən/ is the first geologic eon of Earth and lies before the Archean. It began with the formation of the Earth about 4.5 billion years ago and ended, as defined by the ICS, 4,000 milli...
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22nd century
The 22nd century is a century of the Common Era in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. It is the century following the current 21st century, beginning on January 1, 2101 and ending on December 31,...
3rd millennium BCE in North American history
The 3rd millennium BCE in North American history provides a timeline of events occurring within the North American continent from 3000 BCE through 2001 BCE in the Gregorian calendar. This time period ...
4th millennium
The fourth millennium of the Gregorian calendar will begin on January 1, 3001, and end on December 31, 4000. It will be the fourth millennium in the Anno Domini or Common Era.