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c. 12,000 years ago

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c. 8000 BCE

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7000 BCE

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c. 4000 BCE

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c. 3100 BCE

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c. 3000 BCE

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c. 2800 BCE

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c. 2500 BCE

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c. 2350 BCE

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2000 BCE

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c. 1830 BCE

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c. 1800 BCE

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c. 1750 BCE

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c. 1740 BCE

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c. 1728 BCE

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c. 1720 BCE

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c. 1700 BCE

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c. 1531 BCE

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c. 1400 BCE

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c. 1000 BCE

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883-859 BCE

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c. 870 BCE

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c. 850 BCE

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c. 800 BCE

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710 BCE

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c. 700 BCE
689 BCE
c. 650 BCE

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c. 645 BCE

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612 BCE

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605 BCE

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586 BCE

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c. 580 BCE

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c. 550 BCE

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539 BCE

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323 BCE

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312 BCE

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c. 100 BCE

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c. 540

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627
637

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656
680

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c. 750

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762

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c. 800

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Go to Arabian Nights Entertainments, or The Thousand and One Nights in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (3 ed.)

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c. 850

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c. 1050

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1055

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c. 1100

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1258

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1831

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1845

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1853

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1914

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1915

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1916

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1917

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1920
1921

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c. 1927

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1958

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1968

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1979

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1980

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1985
1988

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1990

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1991

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1999

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2003

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Go to Iraq War in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World (1 ed.)

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2004

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2005

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2006

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