(6th century - 7th century - 8th century - other centuries)
Islam starts in Arabia, the Qur'an is written, and Arabs subjugate Syria, Iraq, Persia, Egypt, North Africa and Central Asia to Islam.
Sutton Hoo ship burial, East Anglia (modern England)
Xuan Zang (aka Hsuan-Tsang) travelled from China to India, before returning to Chang An in China to translate Buddhist scriptures.
- End of sporadic Buddhist rule in the Sindh.
Serbs and Croats entered their present territory early in the 7th century AD, settling in six distinct tribal delimitations, and setting up early states.
Teotihuacan is sacked and burnt.
- The religion of Shugendo evolves from Buddhism, Taoism, Shinto and other influences in the mountains of Japan.
- The Bulgars arrive in the Balkans.
Arab traders penetrate the area of Lake Chad.
- First English poetry
Inventions, discoveries, introductions
Decades and years
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