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1000-600 BCE

1000-600 BCE: c. 1000 BCE - c. 600 BCE  

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The Jews write down the Torah, the earliest part of the text subsequently known to Christians as the Old Testament
1st century BCE

1st century BCE: c. 100 BCE - CE 1  

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The Essenes, a Jewish sect, withdraw from secular life to form monastic communities in the desert
2nd century BCE

2nd century BCE: c. 200 BCE - c. 100 BCE  

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Cement is in use for construction in Asia Minor, possibly developed first in Pergamum
3100-1000 BCE

3100-1000 BCE: c. 3100 BCE - c. 1000 BCE  

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Sumer develops as the first centre of Mesopotamian civilization
3rd century BCE

3rd century BCE: c. 300 BCE - c. 200 BCE  

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Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma emerge as India's trio of main gods, with the Vedic religion of the Aryans evolving into Hinduism
4th century BCE

4th century BCE: c. 400 BCE - c. 300 BCE  

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Hippocrates, on the Greek island of Kos, founds an influential school of medicine
5th century BCE

5th century BCE: c. 500 BCE - c. 400 BCE  

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A Persian rug, woven with a knotted pile, is placed in the tomb of a Scythian chieftain and survives to this day
6th century BCE

6th century BCE: c. 600 BCE - c. 500 BCE  

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The choros, originally danced in a circle by temple virgins, is the centrepiece of the developing Greek theatre
‘A’isha bt. Abi Bakr

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Nancy Khalek

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

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One of the wives of *Muhammad and the daughter of the first *caliph, *Abu Bakr (r. 622–4). She died in 678. She married Muhammad at the age of 9, and was his close confidante. She was also ... More
‘A’isha bt. Talha

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Nancy Khalek

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

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Daughter of *Muhammad’s *Companion *Talha b. ‘Ubayd Allah. She was also the niece of *‘A’isha bt. Abi Bakr...

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