Talessman’s Atlas of World History
Ancient Era Sources (Page 1)


 

Ancient Era Sources:

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| 350 BC | 335 BC | 323 BC | 300 BC | 250 BC | 200 BC | 150 BC | 100 BC | 050 BC |

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Ancient Era Maps:  1300 BC to 499 AD

 

 

1300 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_1300bc.jpg

  Updated:  2-14-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_1300bc.jpg:

   1.The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 ed.Map of “The World, 2500-1250 BCE ”.Pgs 26-27.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berber Tribes, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisanss, Kwa, Libyans,

            Mandes, Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

 

III - European information:

 

 

 

 


1000 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_1000bc.jpg

  Updated:  2-12-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_1000bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Map of “The World, 1250-750 BCE ”.  (Pgs 30-31).

   2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_1000_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. (Pg 160).

          (Bantus, Berber Tribes, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisan Peoples, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Chinese (Zhou Dynasty) information:

          1.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “The Chou Dynasty, 11th-9th Centuries BC”.

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

 

III - European information:

 

 

 


700 BC

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

 

 

 


625 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_625bc.jpg

   Updated:  02-05-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_625bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. (Pg 160).

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

 

III - European information:

 

 

 

 


600 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_600bc.jpg

   Updated:  2-04-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_600bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. (Pg 160).

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

 

III - European information:

 

 

 

 


550 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/images/East-Hem_550bc.jpg

   Updated:  2-04-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_550bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 ed.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35. (Specific refs below)

   2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”.  Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

          2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Carthage borders are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Berber states and the Roman Empire”.  Pg. 161

               (Shows Carthage borders in 500 BCE ).

   * Persian Egypt borders:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Achaemenid Empire c. 550-331 BCE ”.  Pg 223.

 

II - Asian information:

   Note:  Much of my Asian peoples and tribal locations are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35.

               (Ainu, Dravidians, Finno-Ugrians, Korean Peoples, Malay Peoples, Mon-Khmer Peoples, Palaeosiberians,

                Papuans, Saba, Samoyed Peoples, Scythian Tribes, Tochari/Yuezhi, Tungus)

          2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

               (Ainu, Final Jomon Culture, Korean Peoples, Massagetae, Sakae)

   * East Asian ( China ) information:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “Zhou China 1027 – 403 BCE ”.  Pg 259.

          2.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Chun-ch'iu Period, 722-482 BC”.

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_500_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Gerrha borders are derived from:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Article about Gerrha.

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pg 35.

          2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          3.  Wikipedia.  Map of “Epic India”.

          4.  Pennsylvania University.  Map of “Republics & Kingdoms of Northern India, c. 600 BCE”.

   * Iranian Info (Median Empire and Persians):

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Achaemenid Empire c. 550-331 BCE ”.  Pg 223.

          2.  Livius.org.  Map of “Persia in 490 BCE” and article about the “Achaemenians”.

   * Văn Lang borders are derived from:

          1.  User:Briangotts.  Map of “Van Lang”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about Văn Lang and the Hồng Bΰng Dynasty.

 

III - European information:

   Note:  Much of my European peoples and tribal locations are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35.

               (Baltic Peoples, Finno-Ugrians, Illyrians, Samoyed Peoples, Scythians, Thracians)

          2.  John Haywood. Atlas of the Celtic World. London Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2001; Pgs.30-37.

          3.  User:Dbachmann.  Maps of “Hallstatt_LaTene 800-500 BCE” and “Hallstatt_culture.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Brythonic Celts derive from:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Brythons.

   * Gaelic Celts and Priteni (aka Cruithne, Dαl nAraidi, and Robogdii) derive from:

          1.  Ireland's History in Maps.  Map of “Iron-Age Ireland”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the Early History of Ireland, the Cruithne People, and Dαl nAraidi.

   * Gaulic Veneti are described in

          1.  User:Dbachmann.  Map of “Hallstatt_LaTene 800-500 BCE”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Veneti (Gaul).

   * Greek City-States & Colonies are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Section on “The Mediterranean World, 700-300 BCE ”.  Pgs 176-177.

               (Section includes 2 maps of Greek mainland and colonies during this era.)

          2.  Wikipedia.  Maps of “Greek Colonies in Antiquity” and “Greek & Phoenician Colonies, c. 550 BCE”.

   * Hallstatt Culture derives from:

          1.  User:Dbachmann.  Map of “Hallstatt_LaTene 800-500 BCE”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Hallstatt Culture.

   * Iberian Peoples derive from:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Map of “Ethnographic Iberia 200 BCE”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the “Iberians” and “Pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula”.

          (Cantabri, Celtiberians, Iberians, Lusitani, Tartessians, Vasconi, etc.)

   * Italian Peoples information:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Peoples of Italy in 500 BCE ”.  Pg 178.

          2.  User:Dbachmann.  Map of “Iron Age Italy”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          3.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the peoples listed in the map.  (Bruttii, Etruscans, Ligures, Roman Republic, Umbrians, etc.)

   * Thracian Tribes information:

          1.  Ancient Thrace and Thracology.  Section on Thracian History.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the “Thracians” and “Thraco-Cimmerians”.


Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 


527 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_527bc.jpg

   Updated:  2-15-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_527bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35.

   2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”.  Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

          2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Carthage borders are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Berber states and the Roman Empire”.  Pg. 161

               (Shows Carthage borders in 500 BCE ).

   * Persian Egypt borders:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Achaemenid Empire c. 550-331 BCE ”.  Pg 223.

 

II - Asian information:

   Note:  Much of my Asian peoples and tribal locations are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35.

               (Ainu, Dravidians, Finno-Ugrians, Korean Peoples, Malay Peoples, Mon-Khmer Peoples, Palaeosiberians,

                Papuans, Saba, Samoyed Peoples, Scythian Tribes, Tochari/Yuezhi, Tungus)

          2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

               (Ainu, Final Jomon Culture, Korean Peoples, Massagetae, Sakae)

   * East Asian ( China ) information:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “Zhou China 1027 – 403 BCE ”.  Pg 259.

          2.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Chun-ch'iu Period, 722-482 BC”.

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_500_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Gerrha borders are derived from:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Article about Gerrha.

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pg 35.

          2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          3.  Wikipedia.  Map of “Epic India”.

          4.  Pennsylvania University.  Map of “Republics & Kingdoms of Northern India, c. 600 BCE”.

   * Persian Empire (Achaemenid Dynasty) borders:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Achaemenid Empire c. 550-331 BCE ”.  Pg 223.

          2.  Livius.org.  Map of “Persia in 490 BCE” and article about the “Achaemenians”.

   * Văn Lang borders are derived from:

          1.  User:Briangotts.  Map of “Van Lang”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about Văn Lang and the Hồng Bΰng Dynasty.

 

III - European information:

   Note:  Much of my European peoples and tribal locations are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35.

               (Baltic Peoples, Finno-Ugrians, Illyrians, Samoyed Peoples, Scythians, Thracians)

          2.  John Haywood. Atlas of the Celtic World. London Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2001; Pgs.30-37.

          3.  User:Dbachmann.  Maps of “Hallstatt_LaTene 800-500 BCE” and “Hallstatt_culture.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Brythonic Celts derive from:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Brythons.

   * Gaelic Celts and Priteni (aka Cruithne, Dαl nAraidi, and Robogdii) derive from:

          1.  Ireland's History in Maps.  Map of “Iron-Age Ireland”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the Early History of Ireland, the Cruithne People, and Dαl nAraidi.

   * Gaulic Veneti are described in

          1.  User:Dbachmann.  Map of “Hallstatt_LaTene 800-500 BCE”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Veneti (Gaul).

   * Greek City-States & Colonies are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Section on “The Mediterranean World, 700-300 BCE ”.  Pgs 176-177.

               (Section includes 2 maps of Greek mainland and colonies during this era.)

          2.  Wikipedia.  Maps of “Greek Colonies in Antiquity” and “Greek & Phoenician Colonies, c. 550 BCE”.

   * Hallstatt Culture derives from:

          1.  User:Dbachmann.  Map of “Hallstatt_LaTene 800-500 BCE”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Hallstatt Culture.

   * Iberian Peoples derive from:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Map of “Ethnographic Iberia 200 BCE”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the “Iberians” and “Pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula”.

          (Cantabri, Celtiberians, Iberians, Lusitani, Tartessians, Vasconi, etc.)

   * Italian Peoples information:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Peoples of Italy in 500 BCE ”.  Pg 178.

          2.  User:Dbachmann.  Map of “Iron Age Italy”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          3.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the peoples listed in the map.  (Bruttii, Etruscans, Ligures, Roman Republic, Umbrians, etc.)

   * Thracian Tribes information:

          1.  Ancient Thrace and Thracology.  Section on Thracian History.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the “Thracians” and “Thraco-Cimmerians”.


Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


500 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_500bc.jpg

  Updated:  6-04-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_500bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35.

   2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”.  Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berber Tribes, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisan Peoples, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

          2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Carthage borders are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Berber states and the Roman Empire”.  Pg. 161

               (Shows Carthage borders in 500 BCE ).

   * Persian Egypt borders:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Achaemenid Empire c. 550-331 BCE ”.  Pg 223.

 

II - Asian information:

   Note:  Much of my Asian peoples and tribal locations are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35.

               (Ainu, Dravidians, Finno-Ugrians, Korean Peoples, Malay Peoples, Mon-Khmer Peoples, Palaeosiberians,

                Papuans, Saba, Samoyed Peoples, Scythian Tribes, Tochari/Yuezhi, Tungus)

          2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

               (Ainu, Final Jomon Culture, Korean Peoples, Massagetae, Sakae)

   * East Asian ( China ) information:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “Zhou China 1027 – 403 BCE ”.  Pg 259.

          2.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Chun-ch'iu Period, 722-482 BC”.

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_500_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Gerrha borders are derived from:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Article about Gerrha.

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pg 35.

          2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_500_BCE.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          3.  Wikipedia.  Map of “Epic India”.

          4.  Pennsylvania University.  Map of “Republics & Kingdoms of Northern India, c. 600 BCE”.

   * Persian Empire (Achaemenid Dynasty) borders:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Achaemenid Empire c. 550-331 BCE ”.  Pg 223.

          2.  Livius.org.  Map of “Persia in 490 BCE” and article about the “Achaemenians”.

   * Văn Lang borders are derived from:

          1.  User:Briangotts.  Map of “Van Lang”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about Văn Lang and the Hồng Bΰng Dynasty.

 

III - European information:

   Note:  Much of my European peoples and tribal locations are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35.

               (Baltic Peoples, Finno-Ugrians, Illyrians, Samoyed Peoples, Scythians, Thracians)

          2.  John Haywood. Atlas of the Celtic World. London Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2001; Pgs.30-37.

          3.  User:Dbachmann.  Maps of “Hallstatt_LaTene 800-500 BCE” and “Hallstatt_culture.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Brythonic Celts derive from:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Brythons.

   * Gaelic Celts and Priteni (aka Cruithne, Dαl nAraidi, and Robogdii) derive from:

          1.  Ireland's History in Maps.  Map of “Iron-Age Ireland”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the Early History of Ireland, the Cruithne People, and Dαl nAraidi.

   * Gaulic Veneti are described in

          1.  User:Dbachmann.  Map of “Hallstatt_LaTene 800-500 BCE”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Veneti (Gaul).

   * Greek City-States & Colonies are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Section on “The Mediterranean World, 700-300 BCE ”.  Pgs 176-177.

               (Section includes 2 maps of Greek mainland and colonies during this era.)

          2.  Wikipedia.  Maps of “Greek Colonies in Antiquity” and “Greek & Phoenician Colonies, c. 550 BCE”.

   * Hallstatt Culture derives from:

          1.  User:Dbachmann.  Map of “Hallstatt_LaTene 800-500 BCE”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Hallstatt Culture.

   * Iberian Peoples derive from:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Map of “Ethnographic Iberia 200 BCE”.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the “Iberians” and “Pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula”.

          (Cantabri, Celtiberians, Iberians, Lusitani, Tartessians, Vasconi, etc.)

   * Italian Peoples information:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Peoples of Italy in 500 BCE ”.  Pg 178.

          2.  User:Dbachmann.  Map of “Iron Age Italy”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          3.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the peoples listed in the map.  (Bruttii, Etruscans, Ligures, Roman Republic, Umbrians, etc.)

   * Thracian Tribes information:

          1.  Ancient Thrace and Thracology.  Section on Thracian History.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about the “Thracians” and “Thraco-Cimmerians”.


Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


400 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_400bc.jpg

   Updated:  2-05-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_400bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

   2.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_Map_400_BCE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”.  Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berber Tribes, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisan Peoples, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

 

III - European information:

   Note:  Much of my European peoples and tribal locations are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The World in 500 BCE ”.  Pgs 34-35.

               (Baltic Peoples, Finno-Ugrians, Illyrians, Samoyed Peoples, Scythians, Thracians)

          2.  John Haywood. Atlas of the Celtic World. London Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2001; Pgs.30-37.

          3.  User:Briangotts.  Map of the “World_Map_400_BCE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.


Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


350 BC

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

   Updated: 

 

 

 


335 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_335bc.jpg

   Updated:  2-16-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_335bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”.  Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berber Tribes, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisan Peoples, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_300_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

III - European information:

 


Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


323 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_323bc.jpg

  Updated:  5-23-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_323bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/323 BCE."

               World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  User:Briangotts.  Map of “World_323_BCE”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   4.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_in_300_BCE”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. (Pg 160).

          (Bantus, Berber Tribes, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisan Peoples, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian Information

   * East Asian (Chinese area) information is from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of

          2.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “The Contending States Boundries c. 350 BC”.

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1.  Gangaridai borders are not shown on any maps I’ve seen. They are described vaguely in these sources:

               a - Dr. Harihar Kanungo.  Article about “The Origins of the Ganga Dynasty - A New Insight”.  Pg 25, section a.

               b - Missouri Southern State University.  Article about “Gangaridae in Megasthenes' Indica”.  Section 37.

               c - History of Bengal website.  (Contains extensive info on an archeological site called Chandraketurgarh,

                    (which may be the lost city of Ganga, the capital of Gangaridai).

          2.  Indian Kingdoms general locations are derived from:

               a - Wikipedia.  Map of “Epic India”.

          3.  Nanda Dynasty borders are derived from:

               a - The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Nanda and Mauryan Empires, 365-181 BCE ”.  Pg 241.

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_300_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Văn Lang borders are derived from:

          1.  User:Briangotts.  Map of “Van Lang”.  Available on Wikipedia.

          2.  Wikipedia.  Articles about Văn Lang and the Hồng Bΰng Dynasty.

 

III - European Information

   * Alexander’s Empire borders in Europe are from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  Map of “Alexander’s Empire and successors”.  (Pg 224).

          2.  User:Captain_Blood.  Map of “The Empire of Alexander the Great”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Roman Republic borders are derived from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  Map of “ Italy in 240 BCE ”.  (Pg 178).  (Also shows Roman borders in 300 BCE ).

 

Note:  Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


300 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_300bc.jpg

   Updated:  2-08-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_300bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/300 BCE."

               World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_in_300_BCE”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. (Pg 160).

          (Bantus, Berber Tribes, Chadians, Cushites, Daamat, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisan Peoples, Kwa, Libyans, Mandes,

            Nilotic Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_300_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

III - European information:

   * Roman Republic borders are from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Map of “ Italy in 240 BCE ”.  (Also shows Roman borders in 300 BCE ).

 

Note:  Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


250 BC

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

   Updated: 

 

 

 


200 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_200bc.jpg

  Updated:  6-05-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_200bc.jpg:

   1.  DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Map of “The World in 250 BCE ”. (Pg 38)

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/200 BCE."

               World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China.  Map of the “Northern Borders of the Steppes, 174 BC”.

               Harvard University Press 1935.  Available at http://huhai.net.

   4.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_200_BCE”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information

   1.  DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Maps of:

          * “The World in 250 BCE ”.  (Pg 38)

               Axum, Bantu Tribes, Cushites, Nilotic Peoples, etc.

          * “Berber states in North Africa ”.  (Pg 161)

               Carthage, Mauretania, Numidia, Ptolemaic Empire, etc.

          * “The Development of complex societies in Africa ”.  (Pg 160)

               Garamantes, Gur, Kwa, Mandes, Nok, Khoisan Peoples, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.

   2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_200_BCE”.  Available on Wikipedia.

               Bantu Tribes, Khoisan Pastoral Farmers, Saharan Pastoral Nomads, etc.

 

II - Asian Information

   * Central & Northern Asia (including the Steppes):

          1. Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China.  Map of the “Northern Borders of the Steppes, 174 BC”.

               Harvard University Press 1935.  Available at http://huhai.net.

          (Albani, Apasiacae, Chiang, Dingling, Donghu, Hsin-li, Hu-chieh, Hun-yu, Scythians, Tocharian/Yuezhi, Wusun, Xiongnu, etc.)

   * Chinese (Han Dynasty) borders:

          1. Wikimedia's map of the Qin_empire_210_BCE.png, and from

          2. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  Map of “The Han Empire”. (Pg 260)

   * Greco-Bactrian information is derived from:

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Probable migrations to South Asia (c200-1BC)”.

          2. John Nelson.  Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/200 BCE."

          3. Rama Shankar Tripathi. History of Ancient India. Pgs 202-211.

   * Korean and Manchurian information:

          1. Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea-108BC”.

          Note: The borders were similar 100 years prior.  (Buyeo, Gojoseon, Jin, Yemaek, Yilou, etc.)

   * Nan-Yue/Nam Viet borders

          1. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  Map of “The Han Empire”.  (Pg 260)

   * Seleucid Empire borders derive from:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “Alexander’s Successors from 301 BCE ”.  Pg 225.

          2.  This map of the Seleucid Empire.

          3.  Wikipedia.  Article about “Antiochus III the Great”.

   * South Asia/India, (including: Mauryan Empire, Cholas, Kalinga, Kerala, Pandyas, and Satiyaputra)

          1.  This map of India in 250 BC.

 

III - European Information

   * Roman Republic borders:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  Maps of  “1st & 2nd Punic Wars” (pg 179)

               and “Roman Conquests to 120 BC” (pg 179).


Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


150 BC

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

   Updated: 

 

 

 

 

 


100 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_100bc.jpg

  Updated:  5-16-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_100bc.jpg:

   1. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. (See specific map refs below).

   2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

               World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3. Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Hsiung-nu in Central Asia, 128-36 BC”.

               Harvard University Press, 1935. Available at http://huhai.net.

   4. Joseph Schwartzberg. Historical Atlas of South Asia. Oxford University Press, 1992.

               Part of the Digital South Asia Library.

   5. User:Javierfv1212. Map of the “World_in_100_BCE.PNG”. Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information

    * North Africa borders and tribal locations are from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

          2. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

   * Ptolemaic Kingdom borders are from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of “Alexander’s Successors”. Pg 224.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

    * Sub-Saharan Africa tribal locations are from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian Information

   * Chinese Empire (Han Dynasty):

          1. Albert Herrmann, PhD. History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Hsiung-nu in Central Asia, 128-36 BC”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

          3. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of “The Han Empire”. Pg 260.

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

        Indo-Greek Kingdoms

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Probable migrations to South Asia (200-1BC)”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

          3. South Asia Coin Group (SACG). Map of “Major Powers of Post-Mauryan India”. 

          4. User:PHGCOM. Map of “Campaigns of the Indo-Greeks”. Available on Wikipedia.

          5. User:Javierfv1212. Map of the “World_in_100_BCE.PNG”. Available on Wikipedia.

          6. Rama Shankar Tripathi. History of Ancient India. Pgs 202-211.

          7. Encyclopaedia Iranica. Article on Bactria. (section on Hellenistic Bactria).

          8. Encyclopaedia Iranica. Article on the Indo-Greek Dynasties.

        Mahameghavahana Dynasty

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

          3.  User:Javierfv1212. Map of the “World_in_100_BCE.PNG”. Available on Wikipedia.

        Satavahana Dynasty

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Probable migrations to South Asia (200-1BC)”.

        Sunga Dynasty

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Probable migrations to South Asia (200-1BC)”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

   * Judea borders are derived from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

          2. Livius.org. Map of “Israeli Borders, 167-76 BC”.

          3. Wikipedia. Article about the Hasmonean Kingdom,

          4. Armenica.org. Map of the “Armenian Empire, 95-66 BC” under Tigranes the Great.

   * Kangju is derived from:

          1. Albert Herrmann, PhD. History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Han Economic Development, c.100BC ”.

   * Korea (Jin) borders are from:

          1. Albert Herrmann, PhD. History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Han Economic Development, c.100BC ”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

          3. Note: Different Korean borders are shown in:

               * Park Hyeon. Map of “History_of_Korea-108BC”. Available on Wikipedia.

   * Min-Yue borders are derived from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

   * Palmyra borders are derived from a combination of:

          1. User:Javierfv1212. Map of the “World_in_100_BCE.PNG”.

          2. Wikipedia. Article about Palmyra.

    * Parthian Empire borders are derived from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

   * Sakastan borders come from:

          1. User:PHGCOM. Map of “Sakastan in 100 BC”. Available on Wikipedia's article about Sakastan.

   * Steppe Tribes (Chien-kun, Chu-she, Chu-shih, Dingling, Donghu, Hu-chieh, etc.) are from:

          1. Albert Herrmann, PhD.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Hsiung-nu in Central Asia, 128-36 BC”.

   * Syrian borders (Seleucids, Palmyra, Osroene, Adiabene, etc.) are derived from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

          2. Armenica.org. Map of the “Armenian Empire, 95-66 BC” under Tigranes the Great.

* Note: Seleucid rule over the "spur" of land west of Judea is derived from

                 1. William R. Shepherd. Map of “The Growth of Roman Power in Asia (Asia Minor II)”.

   * Xiongnu/Hsiung-nu Khanate: 

          1. Albert Herrmann, PhD. History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Hsiung-nu in Central Asia, 128-36 BC”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

 

III - European Information

   * Celtic Tribes and locations are derived from:

          1. Wikipedia. Articles about the various tribes depicted.

   * Germanic Peoples location is derived from:

          1. Wikipedia. Article about the Germanic Peoples.

   * Roman Empire is well documented. Here are some of the better sources I used:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of “Roman Conquests to 120 BC” (pg 179).

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

          3. User:Varana. Map of the “Phases of the Roman Empire”. Available on Wikipedia.

 

Note:  Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


050 BC

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_050bc.jpg

  Updated:  01-05-2009

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_050bc.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  Map of “The World in 1 CE”.  Pgs 42-43.

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE.

              World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 001 AD”.

   4.  User:Javierfv1212. Map of the “World_in_50_BCE.PNG”. Available on Wikipedia.

   5.  Bruce Gordon. Regnal Chronologies.

 

I - African information

  * North Africa borders and tribal locations are from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 BCE."

          2. Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 001 AD”.

  * Sub-Saharan Africa tribal locations are from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian Information

   Note:  Asian information is derived primarily from a combination of these sources:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of “The World in 1 CE”.  Pgs 42-43.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 BCE."

   * Asia Minor (Anatolia) information (inc. Galatia, Cappadocia, Roman, & Armenian borders):

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 BCE."

   * Caucasian borders (Albania , Armenia , Colchis , Iberia , and Lazica)

          1. Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of Europe in 001 AD.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/050 BCE."

   * Central Asia peoples and borders are derived from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 BCE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          3. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Probable migrations to South Asia (200-1BC)”.

          4. David Christian. A History of Russia, Central Asia, & Mongolia, Vol 1. Pgs 173-180.

   * Chinese Empire (Han Dynasty):

          1. Albert Herrmann, PhD.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Hsiung-nu in Central Asia, 128-36 BC”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 BCE."

          3. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition. Map of “The Han Empire”. Pg 260

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Probable migrations to South Asia (c200-1BC)”.

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          3. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/049 BCE."

   * Indo-Greek Kingdoms are derived from:

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Probable migrations to South Asia (c200-1BC)”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 BCE."

          3. Rama Shankar Tripathi. History of Ancient India. Pgs 202-211.

   * Korean & Manchurian information is from:

          1. Park Hyeon. Historical Maps of Korea. Map of “History of Korea-050 BC”. Available on Wikipedia

   * Pahlava (Indo-Parthian) Empire borders derive from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/049 BCE."

          2. Wikipedia. Article about the Indo-Parthian Kingdom.

          3. Encyclopaedia Iranica. Article about the Parthians. (States King Artabanus of Parthia faced the "Pahlava dynasty",

               possibly the Surena family, along the empire's eastern border).

   * Parthian Empire borders derive from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 BCE."

          2. Wikipedia. Article about Parthia.
          3. Encyclopaedia Iranica. Article about the Parthians.

   * Southeast Asian borders: (Funan, Sa Huynh Culture, Malay Kingdoms, Pyu Cities, etc.)

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Southeast Asia to AD 650”. Pg 30.

          2. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of "Southeast Asia to 650 CE". Pg 241.

 

III - European Information

   * European information is derived from:

          1.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 BCE."

          2.  Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 001 AD”.

   * Dacian borders are derived from:

          1. Wikipedia. Articles about Dacia and King Burebista.

 

Note:  Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 

 


001 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_001ad.jpg

  Updated:  12-29-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_001ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  Map of “The World in 1 CE”.  (Pgs 42-43)

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/001 CE."

              World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 001 AD”.

   4.  User:Javierfv1212. Map of the “World_1_CE”. Available on Wikipedia.

   5.  Bruce Gordon. Regnal Chronologies.

 

I - African information

  * North Africa borders and tribal locations are from:

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 001 AD”.

  * Sub-Saharan Africa tribal locations are from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian Information

   Note:  Asian information is derived primarily from a combination of these sources:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “The World in 1 CE”.  Pgs 42-43.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/001 CE."

   * Caucasian borders ( Albania , Armenia , Colchis , Iberia , and Lazica)

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of Europe in 001 AD.

   * Central Asia peoples and borders are derived from:

          1. John NelsonInteractive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/001 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          3. David Christian. A History of Russia, Central Asia, & Mongolia, Vol 1. Pgs 210-218.

  * Chinese Empire (Han Dynasty) borders:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/001 CE."

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/001 CE."

   * Kashmir (Chach) is described in:

          1. Wikipedia. Article about King Zeionises.

   * Korean & Manchurian information is from:

          1. Park Hyeon. Historical Maps of Korea. Map of “History of Korea-001”. Available on Wikipedia

   * Pahlava (Indo-Parthian) Empire borders derive from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/001 CE."

          2. Wikipedia. Article about the Indo-Parthian Kingdom.

          3. Encyclopaedia Iranica. Article about the Parthians. (States King Artabanus of Parthia faced the "Pahlava dynasty",

               possibly the Surena family, along the empire's eastern border).

   * Parthian Empire borders derive from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/001 CE."

          2. Wikipedia. Article about Parthia.
          3. Encyclopaedia Iranica. Article about the Parthians.

   * Southeast Asian borders: (Funan, Sa Huynh Culture, Malay Kingdoms, Pyu Cities, etc.)

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Southeast Asia to AD 650”. Pg 30.

          2. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of "Southeast Asia to 650 CE". Pg 241.

   * Southwest Asia (Parthian Empire, Indo-Scythians, Tocharians/Yuezhi, etc.)

          1.  Wikipedia. Articles about the Indo-Scythians, the Kushan Empire, and Kushan King Heraios.

          2.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of “Wars of Parthia & Rome, 53 BCE -217 CE”. Pg 224.

 

III - European Information

   * European information is derived from:

          1.  Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 001 AD”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/001 CE."

 

Note:  Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


050 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_050ad.jpg

  Updated:  12-23-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_050ad.jpg:

   1.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 CE."

              World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   2.  Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Comparison of maps “Europe in 100 AD” and “Europe in 001 AD”.

   3.  Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia.

   4.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_in_50_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   5.  Bruce Gordon. Regnal Chronologies.

 

I - African information

  * North Africa borders and tribal locations are from:

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Maps of “Europe in 001 AD” and Europe in 100 AD.

  * Sub-Saharan Africa tribal locations are from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian Information

   * Caucasian borders ( Albania , Armenia , Colchis , Iberia , and Lazica)

          1. Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of Europe in 001 AD” and Europe in 100 AD”.

   * Central Asia peoples and borders are derived from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/050 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          3. David Christian. A History of Russia, Central Asia, & Mongolia, Vol 1. Pgs 210-218.

   * Chinese Empire (Han Dynasty) borders:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 CE."

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 CE."

   * Korean borders derive from:

          1. Park Hyeon. Comparison of map of “History of Korea-001 and “History of Korea-100. Available on Wikipedia.

   * Pahlava (Indo-Parthian) Empire borders derive from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/045 CE."

          2. Wikipedia. Article about the Indo-Parthian Kingdom.

          3. Encyclopaedia Iranica. Article about the Parthians. (States that the Parthian King Artabanus faced the "Pahlava"

               dynasty, possibly the Surena family, along the empire's eastern border).

   * Parthian Empire borders derive from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/050 CE."

          2. Wikipedia. Article about Parthia.
          3. Encyclopaedia Iranica. Article about the Parthians.

   * Southeast Asian borders: (Funan, Lâm Áp/Linyi, Malay Kingdoms, Pyu Cities, etc.)

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Southeast Asia to AD 650”. Pg 30.

          2. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of "Southeast Asia to 650 CE". Pg 241.

 

III - European Information

   * European information is derived from:

          1.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Comparison of maps “Europe in 001 AD” & “Europe in 100 AD”.

 

Note:  Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


100 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_100ad.jpg

    Updated:  12-16-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_100ad.jpg:

   1.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 CE."

              World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   2.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 100 AD”.

   3.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.

   4.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_1_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   5.  Bruce Gordon. Regnal Chronologies.

 

I - African information

  * North Africa borders and tribal locations are from:

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 100 AD”.

  * Sub-Saharan Africa tribal locations are from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian Information

   * Caucasian borders ( Albania , Armenia , Colchis , Iberia , and Lazica)

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 100 AD”.

   * Central Asia peoples and borders are derived from:

          1. John NelsonInteractive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/100 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          3. David Christian. A History of Russia, Central Asia, & Mongolia, Vol 1. . Pgs 210-218.

   * Chinese Empire (Han Dynasty) borders:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 CE."

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 CE."

   * Korean borders derive from:

          1. Park Hyeon. Map of “History of Korea-100”. Available on Wikipedia.

   * Kushan Empire borders are derived from a mix of the sources below:

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 CE."

   * Parthian Empire borders derive from:

          1. Eastern Parthian borders are from:

               John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 CE."

          2. Western Parthian borders are from:

               Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 100 AD”.

   * Roman Empire borders in Asia are derived from:

          1. Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 100 AD”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/100 CE."

   * Southeast Asian borders: (Funan, Lâm Áp/Linyi, Malay Kingdoms, Pyu Cities, etc.)

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Southeast Asia to AD 650”. Pg 30.

          2. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of "Southeast Asia to 650 CE". Pg 241.

          3. Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map ofAsia in 200 AD”.

          4. User:L_joo. Map of Funan. Available on Wikipedia.

 

III - European Information

   * European information is derived from:

          1.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 100 AD”.

 

Note:  Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


117 AD

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

   Updated: 

 

 

 

 

150 AD

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

   Updated: 

 

 

 


200 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_200ad.jpg

  Updated:  12-09-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_200ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition. Map of “The World in 250 CE”. Pgs 46-47

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/200 CE."

              World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 200 AD”.

   4.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Asia in 200 AD”.

               Harvard University Press 1935.  Available at http://huhai.net.

   5.  User:Javierfv1212. Map of the “World_in_200_CE.PNG”. Available on Wikipedia.

   6.  Bruce Gordon. Regnal Chronologies.

 

I - African information

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

          2.  User:Javierfv1212. Map of the “World_in_200_CE.PNG”. Available on Wikipedia.

  * North Africa borders and tribal locations are from:

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 200 AD”.

 

II - Asian Information

   * Caucasian borders ( Albania , Armenia , Colchis , Iberia , and Lazica)

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 200 AD”.

   * Central Asia peoples and borders are derived from:

          1. John NelsonInteractive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/200 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          3. David Christian. A History of Russia, Central Asia, & Mongolia, Vol 1. . Pgs 210-218.

   * Chinese Empire (Han Dynasty) borders:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/200 CE."

          2. Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Asia in 200 AD”.

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/200 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          3. User:Javierfv1212. Map of the “World_in_200_CE.PNG”. Available on Wikipedia.

          4. User:PHG. Maps of the “Satavahanas” and “Western Kshatrapas”. Available on Wikipedia.

   * Korean borders derive from:

          1. Park Hyeon. Map of “History of Korea-204”. Available on Wikipedia.

   * Kushan Empire borders are derived from a mix of the sources below:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/200 CE."

          2. The DK Atlas of World History (see above, #1 under Primary Sources).

          3. Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map ofAsia in 200 AD”.

   * Parthian Empire borders derive from:

          1. Eastern Parthian borders are from:

               Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Asia in 200 AD”.

          2. Western Parthian borders are from:

               Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 200 AD”.

   * Roman Empire borders in Asia are derived from:

          1. Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 200 AD”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/200 CE."

   * Southeast Asian borders: (Funan, Lβm Αp/Linyi, Malay Kingdoms, Pyu Cities, etc.)

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Southeast Asia to AD 650”. Pg 30.

          2. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of "Southeast Asia to 650 CE". Pg 241.

          3. Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map ofAsia in 200 AD”.

          4. User:L_joo. Map of Funan. Available on Wikipedia.

 

III - European Information

   * European information is derived from:

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 200 AD”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/200 CE."

 

 

 

 


250 AD

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

  Updated: 

 

1. Fringe areas like Africa , Australia , Siberia , etc. derive from Briangotts' map of the world in 250 AD.

 

 

 

270 AD

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

  Updated: 

 

 

 


300 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_300ad.jpg

  Updated:  11-29 -2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_300ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  Map of “The World in 250 CE”.  (Pgs 46-47).

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/300 CE."

              World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 300 AD”.

   4.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_in_300_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   5.  Bruce Gordon. Regnal Chronologies.

 

I - African information

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

          2. User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_in_300_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

II - Asian Information

   * Caucasian borders ( Albania , Armenia , Colchis , Iberia , and Lazica)

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 300 AD”.

   * Central Asia peoples and borders are derived from:

          1. John NelsonInteractive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/300 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          3. David Christian. A History of Russia, Central Asia, & Mongolia, Vol 1. . Pgs 210-218.

   * Chinese (Western Jin Dynasty) borders:

          1.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “The Western Jin Dynasty, 265-315 AD”.

  * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/300 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad

          3. This map of the “Expansion of the Guptas”.  Available at Mapas Imperiales.

               Note:  I do not know what source info was used in t"Expansion of the Guptas", nor whom the author is.

               The map depicts kingdoms conquered by Gupta expansion, most of the kingdoms existed in 300 AD.

   * Korean borders derive from:

          1. Park Hyeon.  Map of “History of Korea-315”. Available on Wikipedia.

               Note: Borders of the Daifang Commandery are from his “History of Korea-204” map. Available on Wikipedia.

   * Kushanshas & East Kushans derive from:

          1. John Nelson.  Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/300 CE."

               Note: The kingdom of “Takasila” (240-464 AD) corresponds to the East Kushans.

          2. Wikipedia.  Article on the Kushan Empire.

               Note: Article states the Kushan Empire split into 2 kingdoms after 225.  The Western Kushans (in Afghanistan)

                    became vassals of the Sassanids by 244 AD, and thereafter were known as Kushanshas (or Indo-Sassanids).

                    The East Kushans (in India's Punjab region) became Gupta vassals, then fell to the Kidarites by 420 AD.

   * Lakhmid borders:

          1.  Wikipedia.  Article about the Lakhmid Dynasty.

               Note: States king Imru' al-Qais I ibn 'Amr (r. 288-328 AD) expanded his power along the coast to Bahrain.

   * Persian Empire (Sassanid Dynasty) borders are from a combination of:

          1. Eastern Sassanid borders are based on: 

               John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/300 CE."

          2. Western Sassanid borders are based on: 

               Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 300 AD”.

   * Southeast Asian borders: (Funan, Champa/Lβm Αp/Linyi, Malay Kingdoms, Pyu Cities, etc.)

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "Southeast Asia to AD 650”. Pg 30.

          2. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 ed. Map of " Southeast Asia to 650 CE". Pg 241.

          3. User:L_joo.  Map of Funan.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Tarim Basin Kingdoms: (Hotan, Karaxahr, Kashgar, Kuqa, Shanshan, Turfan, etc.)

          1. User:Schreiber.  Map of “The Tarim Basin, 3rd Century CE”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Yueban/Xiongnu are described in

          1. Wikipedia.  Article about Yueban (Chumuhun).

 

III - European Information

   * European information is derived from:

          1.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 300 AD”.

          2. Wikipedia.  Articles about Scandinavian history.
 

Note:  Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


350 AD

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

  Updated: 

 

 

 


400 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_400ad.jpg

  Updated:  11-18-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_400ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  (See specific references below).

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/400 CE."

              World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 400 AD”.

   4.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_Map_400_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   5.  Bruce Gordon. Regnal Chronologies.

 

I - African information

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

          2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_Map_400_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

II - Asian Information

   * Arabian Tribal locations are derived from:

          1.  MidEastWeb.org.  Map of “5th Century Arabia”.

   * Caucasian borders ( Albania , Colchis , Iberia , Lazica, and Persarmenia)

          1. Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 400 AD”.

   * Chinese (Eastern Jin Dynasty) borders:

          1.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “16 States & Eastern Jin, 317-420 AD”.

          2.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Map of “The Later 16 Kingdoms period, c. 400 CE”.  (Pg 261).

          3. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/400 CE."

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/400 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

          3. The Xenophile Historian. A Concise History of India. Chapter 2 - The Classical Age of Indian Civilization.

          4. SA Ebisa. The World: Grand Atlas of History. Map of “Gupta Expansion”. On Mapas Imperialas (Spanish).

   * Japanese Islands information:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Edition.  Map of “State Formation in Korea & Japan to 650 CE”.  Pg 264.

   * Kidarite, East Kushan, and Kushansha borders are from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/400 CE."

               Note: These maps show Kidarites as " Gandhara" and East Kushans as "Takasila" (Taxila).

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "The Satavahana-Saka-Kushana Age 1-300ad”.

   * Korean & Manchurian information derives from:

          1.  Park Hyeon. Map of “History of Korea-375”. Available on Wikipedia.

          2.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of16 States & Eastern Jin, 317-420 AD”.
  
* Malay Kingdoms & Peoples information is from:

          1.  DK Atlas of World History, 2000 Ed. Map of "Areas influenced by India to 650 CE". Pg 241.

   * Persian Empire (Sassanid Dynasty) borders are derived from:

          1. Eastern borders: John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. "Countries of the World 1/1/400 CE."

          2. Western borders: Euratlas.Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 400 AD”.

   * Rouran/Juan-Juan information is from:

          1.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of “Asia in 440 AD”.

              Note:  My map shows the Rouran's approximate location 2 years before they founded the Khaganate (402 AD). 

   * Southeast Asia:  (Funan, Lβm Αp/Linyi, Malay Kingdoms, Pyu Cities, Srivijaya, etc.)

          1. Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of "SE Asia to AD 650”. Pg 30.

          2. The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of " Southeast Asia to 650 CE".  Pg 241.

          3. User:L_joo.  Map of Funan.  Available on Wikipedia.

  * Xionite (White Huns) are derived from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/400 CE."

          2. Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map ofAsia in 440 AD”.

 

III - European Information

   * European information is derived from:

          1.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 400 AD”.

          1.  Denis Bellemare. Historical Atlas of Late Antiquity. Comparrison of:
               a - Maps of "West Europe in 380 AD” and “East Europe in 380 AD”.
               b -
Maps of "West Europe in 420 AD” and “East Europe in 420 AD”.

 

IV - Australia, Siberia, & Other Fringe Areas

   Note:  Fringe information is derived from comparisons of these sources:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History.  Comparison of

              a - “The World in 250 CE”, pg 46 & “The World in 500 CE” pg 50.

          2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “World_Map_400_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

Note:  Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


420 AD

  Map location:  (Not currently available)

   Updated: 

 

 

 


450 AD

  Map location: http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_450ad.jpg

  Updated: 10-23-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_450ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/400 CE."

              World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  Denis BellemareHistorical Atlas of Late Antiquity. See specific references below.

   4.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map ofAsia in 440 AD”.

   5.  Bruce Gordon. Regnal Chronologies.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

          2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The world in 500 CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia

   * North African borders are derived mostly from:

          1.  Denis Bellemare. Historical Atlas of Late Antiquity. Maps of "NW Africa in 460 AD” and “NE Africa in 460 AD”.

 

II - Asian information:

  * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/450 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg.  The Historical Atlas of South Asia.  Map of "The Gupta-Vakataka Age, c. A.D. 300-500"

   * Hephthalite & Hua borders are derived from a combination of:

          1. Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map ofAsia in 440 AD”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/450 CE".

   * Japanese Islands :

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of "State Formation in Korea & Japan to 650 CE". Pg 264.

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_300_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

   * Persian Empire (Sassanid Dynasty) borders are from:

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/450 CE."

          2. Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map ofAsia in 440 AD”.

   * Rouran/Juan-Juan borders are derived from:

          1.  Albert Herrmann, Ph.D.  History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map ofAsia in 440 AD”.

          2. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/450 CE".

 

III - European information:

   * British Isles information is from:

          1.  David Nash Ford. Early British Kingdoms. Map of “Britain in 450 AD.

   * European borders are derived from a comparrison to these maps:

          1.  Denis Bellemare. Historical Atlas of Late Antiquity. Comparrison of:
               a - Maps of "West Europe in 420 AD” and “East Europe in 420 AD”, with
               b - Maps of "West Europe in 460 AD” and “East Europe in 460 AD”. 

  * Hun Empire borders are derived from these sources:

          1.  Denis Bellemare. Historical Atlas of Late Antiquity. Compared combination of:
               a - Maps of "West Europe in 420 AD” and “East Europe in 420 AD”.

               b - Maps of "West Europe in 460 AD” and “East Europe in 460 AD”. 

          2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/450 CE."
          3.  The DK Atlas of World History. 2000 Edition. Map of the "World in 500 CE". Pgs. 54-54.

 

Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 


475 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_475ad.jpg

  Updated:  9-24-2007

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_475ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

   2.  John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World since 500BCE. Map of "Countries of the World 1/1/400 CE."

              World History Maps Inc., Alexandria, VA, 2008. Available at www.WorldHistoryMaps.com.

   3.  Denis BellemareHistorical Atlas of Late Antiquity. See specific references below.

   4.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 500 AD”.

               Euratlas-Nüssli, rue du Milieu 30, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland

   5.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

          2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia

   * North African borders are derived mostly from:

          1. Denis Bellemare. Historical Atlas of Late Antiquity. Maps of "NW Africa in 460 AD” and “NE Africa in 460 AD”.

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

          1. John Nelson. Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of the "Countries of the World 1/1/475 CE."

          2. Joseph Schwartzberg.  The Historical Atlas of South Asia.  Map of "The Gupta-Vakataka Age, c. A.D. 300-500"

   * Hephthalite borders are derived from a combination of:

          1. North borders: History & Commercial Atlas of China. Map of South Ch'i & North Wei Dynasties in 500 AD”.

          2. East borders: Interactive Historical Atlas of the World. Map of  "Countries of the World 1/1/475 CE".

   * Japanese Islands :

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of "State Formation in Korea & Japan to 650 CE". Pg 264.

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_300_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

III - European information:

   * British Isles information is from:

          1.  David Nash Ford. Early British Kingdoms. Map of “Britain in 475 AD”.

   * European borders are derived from a comparrison to these maps:

          1.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 500 AD”.

          2.  Denis Bellemare. Historical Atlas of Late Antiquity. Comparrison of:
               a - Maps of "West Europe in 460 AD” and “East Europe in 460 AD”.
               b - Maps of "West Europe in 500 AD" and "East Europe in 500 AD" . 

 

IV - Australia, Siberia, & Other Fringe Areas

   Note:  Fringe information is derived from comparisons of these sources:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Map of “The World in 500 CE”.  Pgs 50-51.

          2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


476 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_476ad.jpg

  Updated:  9-30-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_476ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

   2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_300_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

III - European information:

   * British Isles information is from:

          1.  David Nash Ford. Early British Kingdoms. Map of “Britain in 475 AD”.

   * European borders are primarily derived from:

          1.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 500 AD”.

 

IV - Australia, Siberia, & Other Fringe Areas

   Note:  Fringe information is derived from comparisons of these sources:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Map of “The World in 500 CE”.  Pgs 50-51.

          2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


477 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_477ad.jpg

  Updated:  10-02-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_477ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

   2. 

   3.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_300_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

III - European information:

   * British Isles information is from:

          1.  David Nash Ford. Early British Kingdoms. Map of “Britain in 475 AD”.

   * European borders are primarily derived from:

          1.  Euratlas. Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe. Map of “Europe in 500 AD”.

 

IV - Australia, Siberia, & Other Fringe Areas

   Note:  Fringe information is derived from comparisons of these sources:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition. Map of “The World in 500 CE”. Pgs 50-51.

          2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


480 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_480ad.jpg

  Updated:  10-27-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_480ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

   2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon. Map of “History_of_Korea_300_BC.png”. Available on Wikipedia.

 

III - European information:

   * British Isles information is from:

          1.  David Nash Ford. Early British Kingdoms. Map of “Britain in 475 AD”.

   * European borders are primarily derived from:

          1.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 500 AD”.

 

IV - Australia, Siberia, & Other Fringe Areas

   Note:  Fringe information is derived from comparisons of these sources:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Map of “The World in 500 CE”.  Pgs 50-51.

          2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


486 AD

  Map location:  http://www.WorldHistoryMaps.info/images/East-Hem_486ad.jpg

  Updated:  10-27-2008

 

Primary Sources for East-Hem_486ad.jpg:

   1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  (See specific references below)

   2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

I - African information:

   * African Tribal locations are derived from:

          1. The DK Atlas of World History. Map of “Development of Complex Societies in Africa”. Pg 160.

          (Bantus, Berbers, Chadians, Cushites, Garamantes, Gur, Khoisans, Mandes, Nilotics, West Atlantic Peoples, etc.)

 

II - Asian information:

   * Greater India (Including modern Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan):

   * Korean & Manchurian information:

          1.  Park Hyeon.  Map of “History_of_Korea_300_BC.png”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

III - European information:

   * British Isles information is from:

          1.  David Nash Ford. Early British Kingdoms. Map of “Britain in 475 AD”.

   * European borders are primarily derived from:

          1.  Euratlas.  Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe.  Map of “Europe in 500 AD”.

 

IV - Australia, Siberia, & Other Fringe Areas

   Note:  Fringe information is derived from comparisons of these sources:

          1.  The DK Atlas of World History, 2000 edition.  Map of “The World in 500 CE”.  Pgs 50-51.

          2.  User:Javierfv1212.  Map of the “The_world_in_500_CE.PNG”.  Available on Wikipedia.

 

Note: Much of the information in this map was cross-checked with Bruce Gordon's Regnal Chronologies.

 

 

 


 

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