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Encyclopedia > 6th millennium BC
Millennium: 7th millennium BC - 6th millennium BC - 5th millennium BC

During the 6th millennium BC, agriculture spreads from the Balkans to Italy and Eastern Europe and from Mesopotamia to Egypt. World population is essentially stable at ca. 5 million people. A millennium is a period of time, equal to one thousand years (from Latin mille, thousand, and annum, year). ... (8th millennium BC – 7th millennium BC – 6th millennium BC – other millennia) // Events Circa 7000 BC – Agriculture and settlement at Mehrgarh in South Asia. ... // Events 4860 BC - Mount Mazama in Oregon collapses, forming a caldera that later fills with water and becomes Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States. ... Eastern Europe is the eastern region of Europe variably defined. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

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Events

(7th millennium BC &#8211; 6th millennium BC &#8211; 5th millennium BC &#8211; other millennia) Events c. ... Proto-Indo-European (PIE) may refer to: Proto-Indo-European language the hypothetical common ancestor of the Indo-European languages Proto-Indo-Europeans, the hypothetical speakers of the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European language Proto-Indo-European roots, A list of reconstructed Proto-Indo-European roots Categories: | ... The Anatolian languages are a group of extinct Indo-European languages, which were spoken in Asia Minor, the best attested of them being the Hittite language. ... The term Indo-Iranian includes all speakers of Indo-Iranian languages, i. ... Prehistory (Greek words &#960;&#961;&#959; = before and &#953;&#963;&#964;&#959;&#961;&#943;&#945; = history) is the period of human history prior to the advent of writing (which marks the beginning of recorded history). ... The Vin&#269;a culture was an early culture of Europe (between the 6th and the 3rd millennium BC), stretching around the course of Danube in Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria and Macedonia, although traces of it can be found all around the Balkans. ... </ref> (City) 1,576,124[1] (Metropolitan area) |Census Year=2002 |Density=488. ... (7th millennium BC &#8211; 6th millennium BC &#8211; 5th millennium BC &#8211; other millennia) Events c. ... Volcano 1. ... Puy-de-Dôme, a cumulo-dome (tholoid) volcano, is one of the youngest volcanoes in the Chaîne des Puys region of Massif Central in south-central France. ... This article is about volcanoes in geology. ... (7th millennium BC &#8211; 6th millennium BC &#8211; 5th millennium BC &#8211; other millennia) Events c. ...  Northern Africa (UN subregion)  geographic, including above North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of the African continent. ... The Nile (Arabic: ‎, translit: , Ancient Egyptian iteru) is a river in Africa, often regarded as the longest river on Earth, although some sources claim the Amazon in South America is longer. ... The Red Paint People are a culture believed to be a Maritime Archaic, Pre-Columbian culture indigenous to the New England and Labrador regions of North America, existing between 6th millennium BC and 1st millennium AD. Red Paint Identity The term Red Paint stems from the extensive use of ocher... This article is about the region in Canada. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... (7th millennium BC – 6th millennium BC – 5th millennium BC – other millennia) // Events c. ... The Byzantine calendar was the calendar officially used by the Byzantine Empire (Eastern Roman Empire)[1] from 988 by Basil II until it was conquered in 1453. ... Creation is a doctrinal position in many religions which maintains that one or a group of gods or deities is responsible for creating the universe. ... (7th millennium BC &#8211; 6th millennium BC &#8211; 5th millennium BC &#8211; other millennia) Events c. ... Khafres Pyramid (4th dynasty) and Great Sphinx of Giza (c. ... Volcano 1. ... Hekla is a volcano located in the south of Iceland at 63. ... (7th millennium BC &#8211; 6th millennium BC &#8211; 5th millennium BC &#8211; other millennia) Events c. ... High-altitude aerial view of irrigation in the Heart of the Sahara ( ) Irrigation is the replacement or supplementation of rainfall with water from another source in order to grow crops or plants. ... Mesopotamia refers to the region now occupied by modern Iraq, eastern Syria, southeastern Turkey, and Southwest Iran. ... (7th millennium BC – 6th millennium BC – 5th millennium BC – other millennia) // Events c. ... (6th millennium BC &#8211; 5th millennium BC &#8211; 4th millennium BC &#8211; other millennia) Events 4713 BC &#8211; The epoch (origin) of the Julian Period described by Joseph Justus Scaliger occurred on January 1, the astronomical Julian day number zero. ... Farming, ploughing rice paddy, in Indonesia Agriculture is the process of producing food, feed, fiber and other desired products by cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). ... European redirects here. ...

Environmental changes

The Holocene Climate Optimum was a warm period during roughly the interval 7,000 to 5,000 years B.P.. This event has also been known by many other names, including: Hypisthermal, Altithermal, Climatic Optimum, Holocene Optimum, Holocene Thermal Maximum, and Holocene Megathermal. ... The Black Sea deluge is a hypothesized prehistoric flood that occurred when the Black Sea rapidly filled, possibly forming the basis for some Great Flood myths. ... Map of the Black Sea. ... Sea water is water from a sea or ocean. ...

Inventions, discoveries, introductions

  • c. 6000 BC - Cycladic people started to use a coarse, poor-quality local clay to make a variety of objects.
  • Agriculture appears in the valley of the Nile.
  • Rice cultivated in Asia.
  • Plough invented.
  • Bricks are created for the first time in Persia.
  • Wine is created for the first time in Persia.
  • Artifacts of stone were supplemented by those of metal, and the crafts of basketry, pottery, weaving (Africa).
  • Dead were buried in a fetal position, surrounded by the burial offerings and artifacts, facing west (Africa).
  • Decorated, black-topped clay pots and vases; bone and ivory combs, figurines, and tableware, are found in great numbers (Africa).
  • Jewelry of all types and materials (Africa).
  • Objects began to be made not only with a function, but also with an aesthetic value. (Africa)
  • Organized, permanent settlements focused around agriculture. (Africa)

(7th millennium BC &#8211; 6th millennium BC &#8211; 5th millennium BC &#8211; other millennia) Events c. ... The Cyclades, from the Greek Κυκλάδες, (circular, modern Greek Kykládes; see also List of traditional Greek place names) form an island group south-east of the mainland of Greece. ... The Nile (Arabic: ‎, translit: , Ancient Egyptian iteru) is a river in Africa, often regarded as the longest river on Earth, although some sources claim the Amazon in South America is longer. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice is two species (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) of grass, native to tropical and subtropical southern & southeastern Asia and to Africa, which together provide more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans[1]. (The term wild rice can refer to wild species... World map showing the location of Asia. ... It has been suggested that Mouldboard Plough be merged into this article or section. ... An old brick wall in English bond laid with alternating courses of headers and Brick is an artificial stone made by forming clay into rectangular blocks which are hardened, either by burning in a kiln or sometimes, in warm and sunny countries, by sun-drying. ... For other uses of this term see: Persia (disambiguation) The Persian Empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of Persia (Iran). ... Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced by the fermentation of the juice of fruits, usually grapes. ... For other uses of this term see: Persia (disambiguation) The Persian Empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of Persia (Iran). ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ...

Cultural landmarks


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