The 3rd millennium BC spanned the years 3000 through 2001 BC. This period of time corresponds to the Early to Middle Bronze Age , characterized by the early empires in the Ancient Near East . In Ancient Egypt , the Early Dynastic Period is followed by the Old Kingdom .
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The 3rd millennium BC spans the Early to Middle Bronze Age.. This was a period of time in which the desire to conquer was common. Expansion occurred throughout the Middle East and throughout Eurasia, with Indo-European expansion to Anatolia, Europe and Central Asia.
In contemporary history, the third millennium of the anno Domini or Common Era in the Gregorian calendar is the current millennium spanning the years 2001 to 3000 (21st to 30th centuries). Ongoing futures studies seek to understand what is likely to continue and what could plausibly change in the course of this period and beyond.
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The 3rd millennium is a the current millenium. It started on January 1, 2001 and will end on December 31, 3000 of the Gregorian calendar. The third decade, the present 2020s, are what historian's are currently interested in. The rest of the 21st century and the time after that are researched in futures studies.
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The 3rd millennium BC spanned the years 3000 through 2001 BC. This period of time corresponds to the Early to Middle Bronze Age, characterized by the early empires in the Ancient Near East. In Ancient Egypt, the Early Dynastic Period is followed by the Old Kingdom. In Mesopotamia, the Early Dynastic Period is followed by the Akkadian Empire.
This category covers Egypt during the 3rd millennium BC, i.e., spanning the years 3000 through 2000 BC.. Subcategories. This category has the following 27 subcategories, out of 27 total.
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Template:Bronze AgeThe Bronze Age occurred estimately between 3000 BC and 2500 BC. The previous millennium had seen the emergence of advanced, urbanized civilizations, new bronze metallurgy extending the productivity of agricultural work, and highly developed ways of communication in the form of writing. In the 3rd millennium BC, the growth of these riches, both intellectually and physically, became a source of contention on a political stage, and rulers sought the accumulation of more wealth and more power. Along with this came the first appearances of mega architecture, imperialism, organized absolutism and internal revolution. The civilizations of Sumer and Akkad in Mesopotamia became a collection of volatile city-states in which warfare was common. Uninterrupted conflicts drained all available resources, energies and populations. In this millennium, larger empires succeeded the last, and conquerors grew in stature until the great Sargon of Akkad pushed his empire to the whole of...c. 3000 BCFirst evidence of gold being used (in the Middle East) was from this time period.c. 3000 BC Nubian A-Group, Ta-Seeti "kingdom" came to an end due to possibe raids by Egyptc. 3000 BC – 2000 BC—Vessels from Denmark are made. They are now at National Museum, Copenhagen.c. 2890 BC Second Dynasty of Egypt, reign of Hotepsekhemwy
Template:Holocene 1. Major migration of Central Saharans into West Africa possibly due to climate change starting in 4th millennium BC.Djoser, king of Egypt, commissions the Step Pyramid at SaqqaraGilgamesh, fifth king of the First Dynasty of Uruk, immortalized in the world's first literary work the Epic of Gilgamesh (c. 26th century BC)Khufu, king of Egypt, builder of the Great Pyramid of GizaUrukagina, king of Lagash, creates the first known judicial code (24th century BC)c. 3000 BC Nubian A-GroupCulture comes to an endc. 3000 BC—Cycladic culture started in Ancient Greece.c. 3000 BC—Minoan culture appeared on Crete.c. 3000 BC—Helladic period started in mainland Ancient Greece.Pottery develops in Americas (30th century BC).c. 3000 BC—Potter's wheel appears in China.2900 BC—2400 BC; Sumeriansinvent phonogram (linguistics).c. 2300 BC—Metals are used in Northern Europe.c. 3000 BC—2500 BC—Tomb, Newgrange, Ireland, was built.c. 2750 BC—1500 BC—Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England, is built.Completion of the Great Pyramid of Giza.Completion of first phase of Stonehenge monument in England.
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