Maps & Timelines
From Canisious College in New York, this site provides a collection
of links to online timelines organized into five categories.
From Reed College, this site allows you to browse or search their collection
of antiquarian maps. Includes photographs and brief descriptions. Maps
date from the 15th century to 19th century and include maps from the
Americas as well as from around the world.
500 Years on the Maps of Europe
From the Museum of Central Finland, this site provides a collection
of historical maps of Finland and Scandinavia. Maps date from 1470 to
present day and include text descriptions and explanations. Click on
maps to see larger view.
Provides links to historical maps organized by culture.
Created by Eric Rymer, a World History teacher in the Ohio public school
From BBC Online, this site provides timelines for Britain, Scotland,
Northern Ireland, and Wales. Timelines run from Neolithic and Bronze
Ages (4000-750 BC) to Post WWII (1945 onwards).
of the Silk Road
Four different maps showing the route of the Silk Road from China to
Rome are provided by Angier School in Massachusetts.
The University of Texas provides full-color maps for many countries
and regions of the world, including a section titled Historical Maps.
Some of the maps take a while to load - note the size of the file. Also
includes links to a wide variety of other cartographic reference sources.
Provides maps from ancient times to the 20th century. Created
by Frank Smitha, who has a B.A. in History from California State University.
BCE to 6 CE
Provides an annotated timeline from 60,000 BCE to 6 CE.
Created by Frank Smitha, who has a B.A. in History from California State
Provides links to historical timelines organized by culture. Created
by Eric Rymer, a World History teacher in the Ohio public school system.
The Web Chronology Project
This site, from the History Department at North Park University, provides
a series of chronologies of important world events. Includes Regional
Chronologies, such as the Middle East and West Asia Chronology as well
as Cross-Cultural Chronologies such as the Islam Chronology.
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