Chapter 1:
World Origins
Chapter 2:
Human Origins
Chapter 3:
Middle East
Chapter 4:
India
Chapter 5:
Africa
Chapter 6:
China
Chapter 7:
Americas
Chapter 8:
Greece
Chapter 9:
Rome
Chapter 10:
Europe
Chapter 11:
Higher Religions
Chapter 12:
Byzantium

Rise of the Higher Religions

  • Judaism

    • Moses and Monotheism

    • National Monarchy

    • Exile

    • Prophets

  • Christianity

    • Jesus of Nazareth

    • First Century Christianity

    • Early Church of Second and Third Centuries

    • Triumph of Christian in Europe

  • Islam

    • Pre-Islamic Arab World

    • Muhammad

    • Theology

    • Sunni and Shi'ite Traditions

    • Expansion

    • Islamic Renaissance (being prepared by Joseph Haylund)

    • Mathematics

  • Buddhism

    • Siddartha Gautama

    • Four Nobel Truths and Eightfold Path

    • Samsara

    • First Buddhist Council

    • Second Buddhist Council

    • Spread of Buddhism

      • King Ashoka

      • Importance of Sri Lanka

    • Theravada Buddhism

    • Mahayana Buddhism

    • Tibetan Buddhism

  • Hinduism

    • Six Branches

      • Samkhya

      • Yoga

      • Nyaya

      • Vaisheshika

      • Mimamsa

      • Vendata





Herrad of Landsberg's "The Bosom of Abraham" from the Hortus deliciarum which was the first encyclopedia written by a woman. The work is from the 11th century. Catholics, Jews, and Muslims trance their roots to the Prophet Abraham.