World History Index Of Events

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Zhao Kuangyin (927-976)

Zhao Kuangyin (927-976) - After the fall of the Tang Dynasty and the breaking up of China into many states, it would tak...

Zheng He (1371-1433)

Zheng He (1371-1433) - There are not many well-known explorers in Chinese history.  A primary reason is that, while...

Zhu Yuanzhang (1328-1398)

Zhu Yuanzhang (1328-1398) - Founder of the great Chinese Ming Dynasty, he was known as Emperor Hongwu.  Not only di...

Ziggurat

The Ziggurat - The temples of Mesopotamia were called ziggurats, a type of stepped pyramid with terraces. The terraces w...

Zoroaster (dates ?)

Zoroaster (dates ?) - Zoroastrianism is one of the more mysterious religions in history. Primarily because so little is ...

Zu Chongzhi (429-500)

Zu Chongzhi (429-500) - Or Tsu Ch'ung Chi. Gifted mathematician and astronomer who came from a family of scientists....

Zulfiqar (Sword)

Zulfiqar - Sword of Ali, the cousin and son-in-law of Mohammed. It was a bifurcated scimitar with a curved bla...

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