World population grew without precedent over the millennium, from about 310 million in 1000 to about 6 billion in 2000. The population growth rate increased dramatically during this time; world population approximately doubled to 600 million by 1700, and doubled more than three more times by 2000, ultimately reaching about 1.8% per ...
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This category has the following 33 subcategories, out of 33 total. 2nd millennium by continent (19 C) 2nd millennium by region (5 C) 2nd millennium by country (257 C) 0–9 11th century (34 C, 4 P) 12th century (33 C, 3 P) 13th century (38 C, 4 P) 14th century (36 C, 4 P) 15th century (38 C, 6 P) 16th century (48 C, 11 P)
The 2nd millennium started on January 1, 1001 and ended on December 31, 2000. Centuries. 11th century; 12th century; 13th century; 14th century; 15th century; 16th century; 17th century; 18th century; 19th century; 20th century
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A millennium (plural millennia or millenniums) is a period of one thousand years, sometimes called a kiloannum (ka), or kiloyear (ky). Normally, the word is used specifically for periods of a thousand years that begin at the starting point (initial reference point) of the calendar in consideration (typically the year "1") and at ...
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See the article on chronology of the ancient Near Eastfor a discussion regarding the accuracy and resolution of dates for events of the 2nd millennium BC in the Near East.c. 2000 BC – Seima-Turbino Phenomenon.c. 1700–1300 BC – Palace complex in Knossos, Crete, was built.c. 1700 BC earthquake damages palaces at Knossos and Phaistos.1627 BC – Minoan eruption.Chinese Oracle bone script.
In the history of the Egyptian language, the early 2nd millennium saw a transition from Old Egyptian to Middle Egyptian. As the most used written form of the Ancient Egyptian language, it is frequently (incorrectly) referred to simply as "Hieroglyphics". The earliest attested Indo-European language, the Hittite language, first appears in cuneiform ...
List of decades, centuries, and millennia 53 languages Article Talk Read Edit View history From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses of "decade", see Decade (disambiguation). The list below includes links to articles with further details for each decade, century, and millennium from 11,000 BC to 3000 AD. Notes [ edit]