Visual Timeline: Empire

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2500 BCE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE 1000 BCE 500 BCE 0 CE 500 CE 1000 CE 1500 CE  
 
 
2500 BCE: First Dynasty of Lagash under King Eannutum is first empire in Mesopotamia.
 
 
2334 BCE - 2279 BCE: Sargon of Akkad (the Great) reigns over Mesopotamia and thus creates the world's first empire.
 
 
1504 BCE - 1492 BCE: Egyptian empire reaches greatest extent under Tuthmosis I.
 
1500 BCE: Egyptian empire extends to the Euphrates.
 
1350 BCE - 1250 BCE: The Hittite empire is at its peak.
 
1285 BCE: Peak of Hittite power.
 
 
298 BCE - 272 BCE: Chandragupta's son, Bindusara, rules and expands the Maurya Empire.
 
188 BCE: Maximum extent of the Pergamon Empire after Apamea peace.
 
100 BCE - 44 BCE: Life of Gaius Julius Caesar, founder of the Roman Empire.
 
 
31 BCE: Greece absorbed into Roman Empire.
 
 
60 CE - 61 CE: Boudicca's Revolt in Britain.
 
 
83 CE: Battle of Mons Graupius in Scotland.
 
200 CE - 1000 CE: Tiwanaku Empire flourishes based around Lake Titicaca.
 
 
802 CE - 1431 CE: Khmer Empire in South East Asia.
 
 
1425 CE - 1532 CE: The Inca Empire flourishes in South America.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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