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10th century

10th century: c. 900 - c. 1000  

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With the end of iconoclasm, the screen between the nave and the altar sanctuary becomes covered in icons in Orthodox churches
11th century

11th century: c. 1000 - 1100  

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Iceland's parliament, the althing, passes a resolution that everyone on the island is to be baptized
12th century

12th century: c. 1100 - c. 1200  

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The Assassins, a sect of Nizari Ismailis, begin to acquire strongholds in Persia
13th century

13th century: c. 1200 - c. 1300  

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The new Christian doctrine of Transubstantiation prompts rumours that the Jews desecrate the consecrated Host
14th century

14th century: c. 1300 - c. 1400  

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Flying buttresses are a striking new structural feature on the exterior of Gothic cathedrals
15th century

15th century: c. 1400 - c. 1500  

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Guilds of singers and song-writers develop in German towns, calling themselves Meistersinger, or master singers
16th century

16th century: c. 1500 - 1600  

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The people of Benin begin a lasting tradition of sculpture in brass, melted down from objects brought by traders
1st century CE

1st century CE: c. 10 BCE - c. 100  

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The period of stability achieved during the reign of Augustus Caesar has been given the name Pax Romana ('Roman peace')
2nd century

2nd century: c. 100 - c. 200  

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A naturalistic style of Buddhist sculpture develops in the Gandhara region, part of modern Pakistan
3rd century

3rd century: c. 200 - c. 300  

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The potato is cultivated in the Peruvian Andes
4th century

4th century: c. 300 - c. 400  

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Horses strong enough to carry men wearing armour are put to good use by northern barbarians, and by Romans in border regions such as Dacia
5th century

5th century: c. 400 - c. 500  

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Niall of the Nine Hostages is the first man to be called king of Ireland, though his direct control does not extend beyond Ulster
6th century

6th century: c. 500 - c. 600  

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The Czechs are the most powerful of the various Slav tribes by now settled in Bohemia
7th century

7th century: c. 600 - c. 700  

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Ritual intoning of the psalms, derived from Jewish synagogues, is formalized in Christian worship as Gregorian chant
8th century

8th century: c. 700 - 800  

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Shortage of manpower in the Muslim armies causes a change of policy, with non-Arabs now allowed to convert to Islam
9th century

9th century: c. 800 - c. 900  

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The use of zero, essential in practical mathematics, is now familiar in India and is adopted in Baghdad

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