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Use only to obtain a list of the time periods, ranging from a millennium to a decade, used to specify descriptors such as 'history' and 'political conditions'. *** To search, use the first and the last year of the time period in question combined with a hyphen. Examples - for the twentieth century use 1900-1999, for the 1920s use 1920-1929, for the first half of the twentieth century use 1900-1949. *** Between 1000 and 1800, use only single centuries. *** After 1800, use single centuries, single half centuries or single decades. *** For the first millennium, use 0-999. *** For the period before 0, use pre-Christian era.

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historical periods
time divisions
time frames
timelines

Broader terms
time

Narrower terms
0-999
1000-1099
1000-1999
1100-1199
1200-1299
1300-1399
1400-1499
1500-1599
1600-1699
1700-1799
1800-1809
1800-1849
1800-1899
1810-1819
1820-1829
1830-1839
1840-1849
1850-1859
1850-1899
1860-1869
1870-1879
1880-1889
1890-1899
1900-1909
1900-1949
1900-1999
1910-1919
1920-1929
1930-1939
1940-1949
1950-1959
1950-1999
1960-1969
1970-1979
1980-1989
1990-1999
2000-2009
2000-2049
2000-2099
2010-2019
Antiquity
Byzantine period
colonial period
Middle Ages
Ottoman period
pre-Christian era
precolonial period

Related terms
history
prehistory
World War I
World War II

Indexing history
Added 2006.



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