The 3rd millennium BC spanned the years 3000 to 2001 BC. This period of time corresponds to the Early to Middle Bronze Age, characterized by the early empires in the Ancient Near East. In Ancient Egypt, the Early Dynastic Period is followed by the Old Kingdom.
The 3rd millennium BC spans the Early to Middle Bronze Age. This was a period of time in which the desire to conquer was common. Expansion occurred throughout the Middle East and throughout Eurasia, with Indo-European expansion to Anatolia, Europe and Central Asia. The civilization of Ancient Egypt rose to a peak with the Old Kingdom.
In contemporary history, the 3rd ( third) millennium is the current millennium in the Anno Domini or Common Era, under the Gregorian calendar. It began on 1 January 2001 ( MMI) and will end on 31 December 3000 ( MMM ), spanning the 21st to 30th centuries.
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3rd millennium BC - Wikiwand The 3rd millennium BC spanned the years 3000 through 2001 BC. This period of time corresponds to the Early to Middle Bronze Age, characterized by the early empires in the Ancient Near East. In Ancient Egypt, the Early Dynastic Period is followed by the Old Kingdom.
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The first millennium BC is the formative period of the classical world religions, with the development of early Judaism and Zoroastrianism in the Near East, and Vedic religion and Vedanta, Jainism and Buddhism in India. Early literature develops in Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Sanskrit, Tamil and Chinese.
The rapid world population growth of the previous millennium, caused by the Neolithic Revolution, is believed to have slowed and become fairly stable. It has been estimated that there were around forty million people worldwide by 5000 BC, growing to 100 million by the Middle Bronze Age c. 1600 BC.  Europe [ edit]
The 3rd century BC started the first day of 300 BC and ended the last day of 201 BC. It is considered part of the Classical era , epoch , or historical period . In the Mediterranean Basin , the first few decades of this century were characterized by a balance of power between the Greek Hellenistic kingdoms in the east, and the great ...
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3rd millennium - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 3rd millennium The 3rd millennium began on January 1, 2001 and will end on December 31, 3000. It is the current millennium. Events By 2070, 1 to 3 billion people could be living in extreme heat because of climate change.   
The 2nd millennium BC spanned the years 2000 BC to 1001 BC. In the Ancient Near East , it marks the transition from the Middle to the Late Bronze Age . The Ancient Near Eastern cultures are well within the historical era: The first half of the millennium is dominated by the Middle Kingdom of Egypt and Babylonia .
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