Event Summary

Mesolithic Period Begins

Date

8000 B.C.

Description

Era of hunter-gatherers for several millennia, until food production and animal domestication begins in Middle East in 6th millennium, marking the beginning of the Neolithic Age

Lecture

Technology/Science/Environment

Timeline 1

The Earth's Oceans to 1350 AD

Related Source

Facing the Ocean: The Atlantic and Its People (2001)

Record ID

1277