Iron I period (1100-950bce)


Phoenician colonies in North Africa.

Professional musicians and instruments increasing like modern ones.



"Classic" paganism in Grece.

Developing Indian tradition (transmigration of soul etc.).

China development of rational philosophy.


In China mathematics textbook. Iron working in Greece.

Babylonians use water filled cubes to measure time and weight.

Sea peoples (including Philistines) conquer and settle E. Meditrerranean coast. Develop iron working.

In Assyria astronomy assists in developing accurate chronology.