World History Chronology

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Literature of Prehistory

Literature of the Classical Civilizations

Mesopotamia

Egypt

Greece

Rome

Byzantium

Literature of the Middle Ages

The Dark Ages

The High Middle Ages

The Late Middle Ages

The Literature of the Modern Period:

Renaissance

Baroque

Roccoco and Classical

Romantic

Realism, Impressionism, Expressionism

Cubism, Abstraction, Modernism, Dada

Recent

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Literature in the Western Tradition


    Prehistory: 30,000 BC - 3,000 BC

    The Literature of the Classical Civilizations: 3,000 BC- AD 500

      8000-600 BC: Mesopotamia

      3,000-270 BC: Egypt

      1230-100 BC: Greece

      700 BC-AD 325: Rome

      325-1453: Byzantium

    The Literature of the Middle Ages: 475-1500

      475-1000: The Dark Ages

      1000-1350: The High Middle Ages

      1350-1500: The Late Middle Ages

    The Literature of the Modern Period: 1500-present

      1400-1550: Renaissance

      1550-1700: Baroque

      1700-1800: Roccoco and Classical

      1790-1850: Romantic

      1850-1910: Realism, Impressionism, Expressionism

      1910-1950: Cubism, Abstraction, Modernism, Dada

      1950-present: Recent