Civilization (3000 B.C.E. - 500 C.E.)

Hunnic Empire map 450 A.D.

The Hunnic Empire rises to power in Eastern Europe

The Huns were a nomadic people who lived in Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Eastern Europe between the 4th and 6th century AD. The Huns, especially under their King Attila, made frequent and devastating raids into the Eastern Roman Empire.

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K’inich Yax K’uk Mo founds Copán dynasty

A farming settlement from as early as 1000 BCE, Copán emerged as a major centre around 250 C.E. The traditional named founder of Copán, K’inich Yax K’uk Mo’, reigned from 426 C.E. to c. 437 C.E.

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The Great Migration sweeps across Europe

The Great Migration was a period during which there were widespread invasions of Germanic tribes and others within or into Europe, during and after the decline of the Western Roman Empire.

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Humans first settle the island of Madagascar

Archaeologists have estimated that the earliest settlers arrived from the Malay Archipelago between 250 BC and 550 AD, making Madagascar one of the last major landmasses on Earth to be settled by humans.


Barangay city-states thrive in modern-day Philippines

Some barangays were well-organized independent villages, consisting of thirty to a hundred households. Other barangays – most notably those in Maynila, Tondo, Panay, Pangasinan, Cebu, Bohol, Butuan, Cotabato, and Sulu – were integrated into large cosmopolitan polities.

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