Chapters 7, 10, 12 Time Frames

INDIA
320-550 Gupta golden age in India

CHINA
590-620 Sui Dynasty
620-907 Tang Dynasty Empress Wu expansion (defeated by Muslims central Asia 750)
960-1280 Song Dynasty (gunpowder)

RISE of ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
570 Mohammad born
661-770 Umayyads dominated during expansion phase (Cordoba, Spain 711-1492)
750-1258 Abbasids dominated during golden age (Baghdad, Iraq)
1258 Baghdad sacked and Abbbasids overthrown by Mongols

MONGOL EMPIRE
1200-1500 Mongolian Empire Genghis Kahn 1250-1350 PAX MONGOLICA Silk Road
1280-1370 Kublai Kahn Yuan Dynasty in China (end with Ming Rebellion 1370-1644)
1271 Marco Polo sets out on 24-year journey

ISLAMIC GUNPOWER EMPIRES
1350-1922 Ottoman Empire (Turkey declared a republic after WWI)
1453 Constantinople becomes Istanbul, start of the modern period
1520-1566 Suleiman golden age

1500-1630 Safavid Persia

1530-1860 Mughul India