History of Iearth

The History of Iearth is the carefully researched description of humanity's past on the planet Iearth. It is informed by archaeology, anthropology, genetics, linguistics, and other disciplines; and, for periods since the invention of writing, by recorded history and by secondary sources and studies. Records of major historical events, human developments, and natural phenomenon are instrumental in determining and piecing together periods of history.

Prehistory

  • 680,000 BCE - 780,000 BCE - The carbon-date for the hominid fossils of Skothia Man, a Homo erectus who used fire, were discovered in a cave at Shandia near Skithiana.
  • 4452 BCE - The Åethnoa mythology states that the "Sky People” create the continent of Euronia, home to the Gladysynthian mainland, and its native inhabitants.
  • 3339 BCE - The Åethnoa split into six main ethnic groups and settle in different areas of Euronia.

Ancient History

20th-15th Century B.C.E.

14th-5th Century B.C.E.

  • 678 BCE - Buddhism is first introduced to Kint.
  • 625 BCE - The Medeams People unify Emmiria as a nation and empire for the first time.
  • 550 BCE - The Achaiminid Empire (550–330 BC), founded by Cryun the Great, is established as the first true global superpower state; it ruled from as far north as Raviannas and as far west south as Semalia, from their seat of power in Rhaga (at the time known as Cryunias).

4th-1st Century B.C.E.

1st-5th Century

Post-Classical History

6th-10th Century

The Emmirian Empire at its height in 980 AD
  • 573 - Islam emerges in Emmiria near the city of Al-Makkah.
  • 633 - The Muslim conquest of Emmiria from Mulfulira (occuring from 633 to 654) ends the Achaiminid Empire and marks a turning point in Emmirian history. Islamization of Emmiria takes place during the eighth to tenth centuries.

11th-14th Century

Modern History

15th Century

16th Century

17th Century

18th Century

The Skith Empire at its greatest extent in 1800

19th Century

1800-50

1850-1899

20th Century

1900-20

1921-40

1941-60

1961-80

1981-99

21st Century

2000-2010

2010-14

2015-2019

2020-present