The construction of the Suez Canal has helped link European nations with their growing interests in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, and strengthened their military capabilities of those regions. The Medieval epoch roughly to is a time of building on the achievements of the Ancient World, but also of moving societies in new directions, preparing the way for the modern world. Simon and Schuster, Inc. The countries of South America have, on the surface at least, been somewhat less affected by great events such as the two world wars. To the west, the city of Rome is on the rise.
The eastern branch of the latter migration has moved eastward into the Pacific.
The Mongols (Menggu 蒙古)
The map shows the world in These new Turkic groups probably included the ancestors of the Avars, Bulgars and other peoples destined to play a large part in East European history. Zhu Yuanzhang kom från en fattig bondefamilj, och efter att hans föräldrar dött blev han tiggarmunk. India has entered a new phase in its history as Muslim states establish themselves over much of the north. The impact of Western nations on East Asia has varied from country to country. Continue to the next world history map, the world in BCE.