Eighth Century Prophets

Prophets in Israel

Amos's ministry

760 BC - 750 BC

approximate

Hosea's ministry

760 BC - 725 BC

Prophets in Judah

Ministry of Isaiah of Jerusalem

739 BC - 687 BC

Micah's ministry

725 BC - 700 BC

Events

Earthquake

750 BC

approximate date

Tiglath Pileser III invades Israel, I has to pay tribute

738 BC

Syro-Ephraimite Crisis

735 BC - 734 BC

Assyria destroys Damascus, invades Israel

734 BC - 732 BC

Judah also becomes vassal to Assyria at this time

Hoshea revolts against Assyria

724 BC

Fall of Israel

722 BCE

Sargon campaigns against Philistia, Isaiah naked

720 BC

Hezekiah revolts against Assyria

705 BC

refuses to pay tribute

Assyria invades Judah

701 BC

devastates countryside
Assyrians abandon siege of Jerusalem

Kings of Israel

King Jeroboam II

786 BC - 746 BC

Zechariah

746 BC

Shallum

745 BC

Menahem

745 BC - 738 BC

Pekaiah

738 BC - 737 BC

Pekah

737 BC - 732 BC

Hoshea

732 BC - 722 BC

Kings of Judah

Uzziah

783 BC - 742 BC

Jotham

742 BC - 735 BC

Ahaz

735 BC - 715 BC

Hezekiah

715 BC - 687 BC

Assyria

Adad Nirari III

806 BC - 782 BC

Shalmaneser IV

782 BC - 773 BC

weak king

Ashur Dan III

772 BC - 754 BC

Ashur Nirari V

754 BC - 745 BC

Tiglath Pileser III

745 BC - 727 BC

Shalmaneser V

727 BC - 722 BC

Sargon II

721 BC - 705 BC

Sennacherib

705 BC - 681 BC