The largest on-line collection of animated historical maps

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Our timelines

Our timelines

Our series of animated maps have been approved by the French Ministry of National Education and authorized to us the "tools of pedagogical interest" label

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Our 17 map series currently online :

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

(16 animated maps)

The Greek world - colonization – a city-state: Athens – the Pan-Hellenic sanctuaries – Alexandria, a Hellenistic city – the Greco-Persian wars - Marathon - Salamina – the Athenian Empire – the conquests of Alexander the Great

Rome and its Empire

Rome and its Empire

(6 animated maps)

This new series will have a total of 16 animated maps. 6 are currently available online.

History of Christianity

History of Christianity (Part I – until the end of the 15th century)

(4 animated maps)

This new series will be made up of 17 animated maps 4 maps are already online.

The Age of Discovery

The Age of Discovery (Part I)

(16 animated maps)

Magellan's voyage -Christopher Columbus - Vasco da Gama - Bartolomeu Dias - Amerigo Vespucci - Treaty of Tordesillas, Trade in the Indian Ocean in the 15th century - Ibn Battuta - Zheng He - Cape Bojador

The Portuguese and Spanish Empires

The Portuguese and Spanish Empires The Portuguese and Spanish Empires Part I, 16th-17th centuries

(12 animated maps)

Portuguese Empire, Brasil, trading posts and routes,African coast, Indian Ocean, Macau, Spices Islands, Spanish Empire, Viceroyalty of New Spain, Viceroyalty of Peru, Seville, Carthagena, Veracruz, Manila

Colonies in North America

Colonies in North America 16th-18th centuries

(7 animated maps)

This new series will have a total of 11 animated maps. 7 are currently available

The United-States : a territorial history

The United-States : a territorial history

(17 animated maps)

The 13 colonies - Declaration of Independence - Treaty of Paris - Lewis and Clark expedition - Admission of New States and the Slavery Issue - the Indian Removal Act - Manifest Destiny - the ‘Melting Pot’ - the End of the “Frontier”

Europe and nations, 1815-1914

Europe and nations, 1815-1914

(24 animated maps)

History of Europe during the 19th century: Congress of Vienna – the revolutions of 1848 – unification of Germany - unification of Italy - nationalism – national minorities – Balkan wars – colonial empires

Europe and nations, 1918-1942

Europe and nations, 1918-1942

(19 animated maps)

History of Europe between 1918 and 1942 : Treaty of Versailles – creation of new States – authoritarian and totalitarian regimes – Munich Agreement – Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact – outbreak of the Second World War …

Europe and nations, 1945-2005

Europe and nations, 1945-2005

(16 animated maps)

History of Europe since 1945: the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences – the Cold War – NATO – the Warsaw Pact – construction of Europe – reunification of Germany – collapse of the USSR

Europe's colonial expansion, 1820-1939

Europe's colonial expansion, 1820-1939

(19 animated maps)

Europe’s colonial expansion : colonization of Africa - colonization of Asia - Empire in India - French Colonial Empire - British Empire - colonies and colonial empires of European countries

Decolonization after 1945

Decolonization after 1945

(14 animated maps)

World dominance in 1939, the colonial system disrupted by the Second World War, post-1945 rapid moves towards decolonization, independence in Asia, independence in Africa

The first world war, 1914-1918

The first world war, 1914-1918

(20 animated maps)

Triple Alliance - Triple Entente - Sarajevo assassination - Battle of the Marne - Dardanelles Campaign - Battle of Verdun - Battle of the Somme - Submarine Warfare - Treaty of Brest-Litovsk - Armistice of Compiegne - Treaty of Versailles

The second World War, 1939-1945

The second World War, 1939-1945

(15 animated maps)

Invasion of Poland – the Blitzkrieg – Battle of Britain – The Battle of the Atlantic – Pearl Harbor – Operation Torch – Stalingrad – the final solution – D Day – Okinawa – International Conferences: Tehran, Yalta, Potsdam Hiroshima – Nagasaki

History of India since Independence in 1947

History of India since Independence in 1947

(5 animated maps)

This new series will have a total of 10 animated maps. 5 are currently available online

The Cold War and Confrontation between East and West 1947-1991

The Cold War and Confrontation between East and West 1947-1991

(9 animated maps)

A bipolar world - North Atlantic Treaty - Warsaw Pact - The crisis of the Cold War : The Berlin Blockade - The Cuban missile crisis - The construction of the Berlin Wall - The Euro-missile Crisis - The Wars: The Korean War - The Vietnam War

The Middle East since the beginning of the 20th century

The Middle East since the beginning of the 20th century

(18 animated maps)

History of the Middle East since the beginning of the 20th century: Ottoman Empire – European interference – French and British mandates – independence of Arab countries – creation of the State of Israel – wars in Lebanon and Iraq