Elliot Fernandez

Historian and Front-end developer

Ancient History in Europe and the Middle East

The Ancient Age is the period of history between the birth of writing and the fall of the Roman Empire in 476. It comprises a very long period in time and also in the territorial extension: Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Greek classical and Hellenistic world to end the immense Roman Empire.
Elliot Fernández

Elliot Fernández

He has a degree in History from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2009) and a Master's in World History from Pompeu Fabra University (2011).

Post on 21/05/2019 | Updated on 02/09/2022

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4th and 3rd millennium in Mesopotamia and Egypt

The history of the old Mesopotamia is documented from 10000 BC to 637 AD (Muslim conquest). The most important period is, however, that which goes from 3100 to 538 BC, during which it was the birthplace of three civilizations: Sumerian, Babylonian and Assyrian.

2nd Millennium BC in the Ancient Near East

The 2nd millennium BC in the Near East begins with the Middle Bronze Age and ends with the Late Bronze Age. The first half of the millennium is dominated by the Middle Kingdom of Egypt and Babylon. The alphabet develops. In the middle of the millennium, a new order emerges with the Minoan Greek domination of the Aegean Sea and the rise of the Hittite Empire. The end of the millennium saw the collapse of the Bronze Age and the transition to the Iron Age.

1st Millennium BC in the Ancient Near East

The First Millennium BC encompasses the Iron Age in the Ancient World and sees the transition from the Ancient Near East to classical antiquity.

Època arcaica

The archaic period in Ancient Greece


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