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A Museum of World History (600-1200) (Level 4: no hints)

Guess the year plus the characters, settings, events.
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Last updated: August 4, 2021
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Answer
On October 2, 1187, Salah al-Din’s soldiers capture Jerusalem.
In 1079, Khayyam is 36 when he calculates the length of the year to within one second.
In 1025, Ibn Sina is 45 when he finishes his Canon of Medicine.
In 1000, Erikson and a longship of Viking explorers become the first Europeans to set foot in North America.
In February 960, Song dynasty launches when Zhao Kuangyin re-unifies China
Around 950, Cholul'as Great Pyrmind is expanded to its maximum size.
In 899, Tikal is abandoned by the Mayans.
Around 850, Samarra's Great Mosque is finished near the Abbasid capital of Baghdad.
In 800, Charlemagne is crowned "Holy Roman Emperor."
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In 793, Lindisfarne (Britain) is attacked by Viking sailors from Norway.
In 755, Lushan leads a rebellion against the Tang that kills 13 million in 8 years.
In 744, Du Fu and Li Bai, two of the world’s best-known writers outside Europe and Russia, meet for the first time in Luoyang.
On October 10, 732, Martel's army defeats a Muslim army at the Battle of Tours.
In 711, Ibn-Ziyad and his Moroccan soldiers attack the Visigoths in Iberia.
By 700, Chang'an (Xian), the Tang dynasty capital, has a population of 1 million, making it one of the largest in the world.
In 632, Muhammad’s army takes control of Mecca.
When General Yuwen Huaji murders Sui Dynasty Emperor Yan on June 18, 618, Tang Dynasty is launched and Li Yuan becomes emperor.
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