History of Western Civilization

Western civilization is not well known in prehistory or antiquity except in limited areas. It began to develop more in classical and medieval time. In modern times, Western Civilization began to expand and exert inflence over the entire earth. Various trends make its future uncertain.

   

History

History can be used to examine Anglic peoples including British, Anglo-American, and Anglo-Australian peoples, Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples, Germanic peoples including those of Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic, West Slavic, Hungarian, and Baltic peoples; Balkan peoples, and Scandinavian peoples.

Prehistory

Prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory can be used to examine Balkan peoples including Greek, East Romance, and South Slavic peoples; Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic, West Slavic, and Hungarian peoples; Germanic peoples including those of Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria; Anglic peoples; and Scandinavian peoples including those of Sweden, Denmark, and Finland lthough little is known of them. Western Civilization was not highly developed in this period and lagged considerably behind Asiatic peoples.

Early prehistory

Early prehistory including early mid Pleistocene prehistory, mid Pleistocene prehistory, and late Pleistocene prehistory can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian and French, Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples, Germanic peoples, and Anglic peoples. It is not thought that Europe was inhabited during Pliocene or Early Pleistocene times.

Early mid Pleistocene prehistory can be connected. Mid Pleistocene prehistory can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. Late mid Pleistocene prehistory can be used to examine Northeast European peoples.

Middle prehistory

Middle prehistory including the 5th decamillennium BP, 4th decamillennium BP, 3rd decamillennium BP, and 2nd decamillennium BP can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian and French peoples, Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples; Germanic peoples, and Anglic peoples. Europe began to be inhabited by modern humans, who displaced the earlier Neanderthals, and a few cultures can be identified.

The 5th decamillennium BP including the early 5th decamillennium BP, early mid 5th decamillennium BP, mid 5th decamillennium BP, late mid 4th decamillennium BP, and late 5th decamillennium BP can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 4th decamillennium BP including the early 4th decamillennium BP, early mid 4th decamillennium BP, mid 4th decamillennium BP, late mid 4th decamillennium BP, and late 4th decamillennium BP can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 3rd decamillennium BP including the early 3rd decamillennium BP, early mid 3rd decamillennium BP, mid 3rd decamillennium BP, late mid 3rd decamillennium BP, and late 3rd decamillennium BP can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 2nd decamillennium BP including the early 2nd decamillennium BP, early mid 2nd decamillennium BP, mid 2nd decamillennium BP, late mid 2nd decamillennium BP, and late 2nd decamillennium BP can be used to examine Northeast European peoples.

Late prehistory

Late prehistory including the 8th millennium BC, 7th millennium BC, 6th millennium BC, 5th millennium BC, and 4th millennium BC can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian and French peoples, Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples; Germanic peoples, and Anglic peoples. Mesolithic and Neolithic cultures can be identified.

The 8th millennium BC including the early 8th millennium BC, early mid 8th millennium BC, mid 8th millennium BC, late mid 8th millennium BC, and late 8th millennium BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 7th millennium BC including the early 7th millennium BC, eary mid 7th millennium BC, mid 7th millennium BC, late mid 7th millennium BC, and late 7th millennium BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 6th millennium BC including the early 6th millennium BC, early mid 6th millennium BC, Tmid 6th millennium BC, late mid 6th millennium BC, and late 6th millennium BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 5th millennium BC including the early 5th millennium BC, early mid 5th millennium BC, mid 5th millennum BC, late mid 5th millennium Bc, and late 5th millennium BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 4th millennium BC including the early 4th millennium BC, early mid 4th millennium BC, mid 4th millennium BC, late mid 4th millennium BC, and late 4th millennium BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples.

Antiquity

Antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC can be used to examine Balkan peoples including Greek, East Romance, and South Slavic peoples; Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Germanic peoples including those of Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria; and Anglic peoples; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic, West Slavic, and Hungarian peoples; and Scandinavian peoples including Swedish, Danish, and Finnish peoples; There is very little written history of European peoples in this period.

Early 3rd millennium BC

The early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian and French peoples; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples; Germanic peoples; and Anglic peoples. Most of what is known of this period comes from archaeological studies.

The 30th century BC including the early 30th century BC, early mid 30th century BC, mid 30th century BC, late mid 30th century BC, and late 30th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 29th century BC including the early 29th century BC, early mid 29th century BC, mid 29th century BC, lat mid 29th century BC, and late 29th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 28th century BC including the early 28th century BC, early mid 28th century BC, mid 28th century BC, late mid 28th century BC, and late 28th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 27th century BC including the early 27th century BC, early mid 27th century BC, mid 27th century BC, late mid 27th century BC, and late 27th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 26th century BC including the early 26th century BC, early mid 26th century BC, mid 26th century, late mid 26th century BC, and late 26th century can be used to examine Northeast European peoples.

Late 3rd millennium BC

The late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian and French peoples; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples; Germanic peoples, and Anglic peoples. Most of what is known of this period comes from archaeological studies.

The 25th century BC including the early 25th century BC, early mid 25th century BC, late mid 25th century BC, late 25th century BC, and late 25th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 24th century BC including the early 24th century BC, early mid 24th century BC, mid 24th century BC, late mid 24th century BC, and late 24th century BC can be used to eamine Northeast European peoples. The 23rd century BC including the early 23rd century BC, early mid 23rd century BC, mid 23rd century BC, late mid 23rd century BC, and kate 23rd century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 22nd century BC including the early 22nd century BC, early mid 22nd century BC, mid 22nd century BC, late mid 22nd century BC, and late 22nd century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 21st century BC including the early 21st century BC, early mid 21st century BC, mid 21st century BC, late mid 21st century BC, and late 21st century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples.

Early 2nd millennium BC

The early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian and French peoples; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples, Germanic peoples, and Anglic peoples. Most of what is known of this period comes from archaeological studies.

The 20th century BC including the early 20th century BC, early mid 20th century BC, mid 20th century BC, late mid 20th century BC, and late 20th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 19th century BC including the early 19th century BC, early mid 19th century BC, mid 19th century BC, late mid 19th century BC, and late 19th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 18th century BC including the early 18th century BC, early mid 18th century BC, mid 18th century BC, late mid 18th century BC, and late 18th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 17th century BC including the early 17th century BC, early mid 17th century BC, mid 17th century BC, late mid 17th century BC, and late 17th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 16th century BC including the early 16th century BC, early mid 16th century BC, mid 16th century BC, late mid 16th century BC, and late 16th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples.

Late 2nd millennium BC

The late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian and French peoples, Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples, Germanic peoples, and Anglic peoples. Most of what is known of this period comes from archaeological studies.

The 15th century BC including the early 15th century BC, early mid 15th century BC, mid 15th century BC, late mid 15th century BC, and late 15th century BC can be used to examine Northeast european peoples. The 14th century BC including the early 14th century BC, early mid 14th century BC, mid 14th century BC, late mid 14th century BC, and late 14th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 13th century BC including the early 13th century BC, early mid 13th century BC, mid 13th century BC, late mid 13th century BC, and late 13th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 12th century BC including the early 12th century BC, early mid 12th century BC, mid 12th century BC, late mid 12th century BC, and late 12th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 11th century BC including the early 11th century BC, early mid 11th century BC, mid 11th century BC, late mid 11th century BC, and late 11th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples.

Early 1st millennium BC

The early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian and French peoples, Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples; Germanic peoples, and Anglic peoples. Written history of Latin peoples began in this period.

The 10th century BC including the early 10th century BC, early mid 10th century BC, mid 10th century BC, late mid 10th century BC, and late 10th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 9th century BC including the early 9th century BC, early mid 9th century BC, mid 9th century BC, late mid 9th century BC, and late 9th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 8th century BC including the early 8th century BC, early mid 8th century BC, mid 8th century BC, late mid 8th century BC, and late 8th century BC can be used to eamine Northeast European peoples. The 7th century BC including the early 7th century BC, early mid 7th century BC, late mid 7th century BC, late mid 7th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 6th century BC including the early 6th century BC, early mid 6th century BC, mid 6th century BC, late mid 6th century BC, and late 6th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples.

Classical and medieval history

Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Anglic peoples including British and Anglo-American peoples; Germanic peoples including those of Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, and parts of Belgium; Balkan peoples including East Romance, Greek, South Slavic, and Albanian peoples; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic, West Slavic, Hungarian, and Baltic peoples; and Scandinavian peoples including those of Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. This period has been extensively examined with written sources.

Early classical history

Early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC can be used to examine Balkan peoples; Latin peoples including Italian and French peoples. The Roman Republic flourished in this period. It can also be used to examine Germanic and Anglic peoples, and early references were made. It can also be used to examine Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples, although little is known of them.

The 5th century BC including the early 5th century BC, early mid 5th century BC, mid 5th century BC, late mid 5th century BC, and late 5th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 4th century BC including the early 4th century BC, early mid 4th century BC, mid 4th century BC, late mid 4th century BC, and late 4th century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 3rd century BC including the early 3rd century BC, early mid 3rd century BC, mid 3rd century BC, late mid 3rd century BC, and late 3rd century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 2nd century BC including the early 2nd century BC, early mid 2nd century BC, mid 2nd century BC, late mid 2nd century BC, and late 2nd century BC can be used to examine Northeast European peoples. The 1st century BC including the early 1st century BC, early mid 1st century BC, mid 1st century BC, late mid 1st century BC, and late 1st century BC can be used to examine Germanic and Northeast European peoples.

Late classical history

Late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian and French peoples. The Roman empire flourished and began to decline in this period. Balkan peoples had been eclipsed. Germanic peoples including those of Germany and the Netherlands began to become more prominent. Anglic peoples began to have a written history. Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples can be connected.

The 1st century CE including the early 1st century CE, early mid 1st century CE, mid 1st century CE, late mid 1st century CE, and late 1st century CE can be used to examine Germanic and Northeast European peoples. The 2nd century CE including the early 2nd century CE, early mid 2nd century CE, mid 2nd century CE, late mid 2nd century CE, and late 2nd century CE can be used to examine Germanic and Northeast European peoples. The 3rd century CE including the early 3rd century CE, early mid 3rd century CE, mid 3rd century CE, late mid 3rd century CE, and late 3rd century CE can be used to examine Germanic and Northeast European peoples. The 4th century CE including the early 4th century CE, early mid 4th century CE, mid 4th century CE, late mid 4th century CE, and late 4th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Germanic and Northeast European peoples. The 5th century CE including the early 5th century CE, early mid 5th century CE, mid 5th century CE, late mid 5th century CE, and late 5th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Germanic, and Northeast European peoples.

Early medieval history

Early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian, French, and Hispanic peoples. The Western Roman empire collapsed. It can also be used to examine Germanic peoples including those of Germany and the Netherlands. Germanic influence increased significantly. It can also be used to examine Anglic peoples. Germanic influence increased significantly. It can be used to examine Balkan peoples including East Romance peoples. It can be used to examine Northeast European peoples including Eas Slafic, West Slavic, and Hungarian peoples. Written history of Northeast European peoples began in this period.

The 6th century CE including the early 6th century CE, early mid 6th century CE, mid 6th century CE, late mid 6th century CE, and late 6th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Germanic, and Northeast European peoples. The 7th century CE including the early 7th century CE, early mid 7th century CE, mid 7th century CE, late mid 7th century CE, and late 7th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Germanic, and Northeast European peoples. The 8th century CE including the early 8th century CE, early mid 8th century CE, late mid 8th century CE, and late 8th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Germanic, and Northeast European peoples. The 9th century CE including the early 9th century CE, early mid 9th century CE, mid 9th century CE, late mid 9th century CE, and late 9th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Germanic, and Northeast European peoples. The 10th century CE including the early 10th century CE, early mid 10th century CE, mid 10th century CE, late mid 10th century CE, and late 10th century CE can be be used to examine Latin, Germanic, Anglic, and Northeast European peoples.

Late medieval history

Late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE can be used to examine Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Anglic peoples including British and Anglo-American peoples; Germanic peoples including those of Germany and the Netherlands; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic, West Slavic, and Hungarian peoples; Balkan peoples including East Romance peoples, and Scandinavian peoples. The modern nations of Europe began to take shape in this period.

The 11th century CE including the early 11th century CE, early mid 11th century CE, mid 11th century CE, late mid 11th century CE, and late 11th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Germanic, Anglic, and Northeast European peoples. The 12th century CE including the early 12th century CE, early mid 12th century CE, mid 12th century CE, late mid 12th century CE, and late 12th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Germanic. Anglic, and Northeast European peoples. The 13th century CE including the early 13th century CE, early mid 13th century CE, mid 13th century CE, late mid 13th century CE, and late 13th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Germanic, Anglic, and Northeast European peoples. The 14th century CE including the early 14th century CE, early mid 14th century CE, mid 14th century CE, late mid 14th century CE, late 14th century CE, and late 14th century CE can be used to examine Latin, Anglic, Germanic, and Northeast European peoples. The 15th century including the early 15th century, early mid 15th century, mid 15th century, late mid 15th century, and late 15th century can be used to examine Latin including Lusitanic peoples; Anglic including Anglo-American peoples; Germanic peoples, and Northeast European peoples.

Modern history

Modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century including the early 21st century can be used to examine the modern history of Anglic peoples including Anglo-American, British, and Anglo-Australian peoples; Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Germanic peoples including those of Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic, West Slavic, Hungarian, and Baltic peoples; Balkan peoples including East Romance, Greek, South Slavic, and Albanian peoples; and Scandinavian peoples including those of Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. Western peoples began to expand worldwide.

Future

The future including the far future can be used to examine Anglic peoples including Anglo-American and British peoples; Latin peoples including Hispanic, Lusitanic, French, and Italian peoples; Germanic peoples; and Northeast European peoples including those of Russia and Ukraine. The near future including next month, next quarter, next year, and the next 5 years can be used to examine Anglic, Latin, and Northeast European peoples. The middle future including next 20 years, next century, next 5 centuries, and next 20 centuries can be connected.

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Created 6 Aug 2013 Last updated 27 May 2017