3rd Century B.C.E.

Arctic cultures

Thule culture emerges in the Arctic

The Thule Tradition lasted from about 200 BC to 1600 AD around the Bering Strait. The Thule people being the prehistoric ancestors of the Inuit who now live in Northern Labrador.

Map of kingdom of numidia ancient algeria

Masinissa founds the kingdom of Numidia

Numidia (202 BC €“ 40 BC, Berber: Inumiden) was an ancient Berber kingdom of the Numidians, located in what is now Algeria and a smaller part of Tunisia , Libya and Morocco in the Berber world.

Great Wall of China

Construction begins on the Great Wall of China

Originally conceived by Emperor Qin Shi Huang (c. 259-210 B.C.) in the third century B.C. as a means of preventing incursions from barbarian nomads into the Chinese Empire, the wall is one of the most extensive construction projects ever completed.

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