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Old Testament Life and Literature (1968)

Gerald A. Larue

 

Chart of Central Events in the Ancient Near East

CHART XVIII. Chart of Central Events in the Ancient Near East

Aegean and Greece

Egypt

Asia Minor

Syria and Palestine

Assyria

Babylonia

Iran

2800 Egyptian writing Early Bronze Walled Cities Cuneiform writing 2800
2600 Old Kingdom Pyraminds Early city states 2600
2400 2400
2200 Sargon of Agade 2200
2000 First Intermediate Period Middle Bronze Under Babylon Amorite invasions Under Babylon 2000
1900 Middle Kingdom Lipit-Ishtar 1900
1800 Assyrian trade colonies founded Commercial expansion Rise of Babylon Old Elamite Kingdom 1800
Minoan Linear A 1700 Hyksos Old Hittite Kingdom Hammurabi Cassite Invasions 1700
1600 1600
1500 New Kingdom Hittites sack Babylon 1500
Minoan Linear B 1400 Mitanni Kingdom Nuzi 1400
1300 Amarna Period: Akhenaten
The Exodus
New Hittite Empire Ugarit 'Apiru 1300
1200 Rameses II Hittite hieroglyphic writing Hebrew conquest 1200
Trojan War 1100 XX Dynasty Sea Peoples Philistines
Judges
Tiglath Pileser I Nebuchad- rezzar I 1100
Dorian invasion 1000 Saul 1000
Greek alphabet 900 David
Solomon
Kingdom divides
Assyrian domination 900
800 Israel and Judah Ashurnasir- pal II 800
Homer 700 Ethiopian domination Fall of Samaria Sargon II Merodach- Baladan II 700
600 Assyrian invasion King Gyges of Lydia Hezekiah Sennacherib
Ashurbanipal
Fall of Nineveh
Assyrian domination
Chaldean Dynasty
Medes
Rise of Achaemenids
600
Solon 500 Persian conquest Cyrus defeats King Croecus of Lydia Fall of Jerusalem
Babylonian Captivity
Return to Judah
Persian domination
Cyrus rules
Nebuchad- rezzar II
Nabonidus
Persian capture of Babylon
Cyrus

Darius I
500
Persian Wars Age of Pericles 400 Rebuilding Judah Nehemiah, Ezra Xerxes I
400
Alexander 300 Alexander
Ptolemies
Alexander
Seleucids
Alexander
Seleucids- Ptolemies
Alexander
Seleucids
Alexander
Seleucids
Alexander
300
200 200
Roman domination 100 Seleucids forced out of Asia Minor Maccabees Parthians capture Babylon 100
Roman province Seleucids collapse
Pompey takes Jerusalem
Judea formed

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