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World History Maps: 3rd Wave Era

This LibGuide contains vairous types of maps representing different periods and places in World History.

3rd Wave Era

These maps depict Europe and near East  during the medieval period including the rise of Islam and various trade.  The dynastic changes in China and the rise Mongol Empire are displayed.

3rd Wave Era Maps

Tan Dynasty at its greatest extent, 669 AD

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tang_dynasty

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Five Dynasties Ten Kingdoms Period 923 CE

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Dynasties_and_Ten_Kingdoms_period

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Song, Liao, Jin, and Western Xia dynasties (960-1234 AD)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_China

 

Europe 650 A.D.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_Middle_Ages

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The Byzantine Empire at the accession of Leo II, 717 CE

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byzantine_Empire

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The expansion of the Muslim Caliphate until 750 AD

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umayyad_Caliphate

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Europe at the death of Charlemagne 814

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_Middle_Ages

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________        Scandinavian Settlement 

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_Middle_Ages

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Europe and the Mediterranean region 1190 CE

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Middle_Ages

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Marco Polo travels (1271-1295)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_of_Discovery

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Europe and the Mediterranean region 1328

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Late_Middle_Ages

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Main trade routes of late medieval Europe

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Late_Middle_Ages

 

Expansion of the Mongol Empire in Eurasia 1227

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_Empire

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The Mongol Empire's borders in the 13th century and today's borders

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_Empire