Chronology timeline

ultra-long chronology

sack of Babylon by Mursili I, King of the Hittites

Approx. 1736 BC

long chronology

reign of Ammurāpi (Hammurabi), King of Babylon

Approx. 1848 BC - Approx. 1806 BC

sack of Babylon by Mursili I, King of the Hittites

Approx. 1651 BC

short chronology

reign of Ammurāpi (Hammurabi), King of Babylon

Approx. 1728 BC - Approx. 1686 BC

reign of Mursili I, King of the Hittites

Approx. 1556 BC - Approx. 1526 BC

sack of Babylon by Mursili I, King of the Hittites

Approx. 1531 BC

ultra-short chronology

reign of Ammurāpi (Hammurabi), King of Babylon

Approx. 1696 BC - Approx. 1654 BC

sack of Babylon by Mursili I, King of the Hittites

Approx. 1499 BC

accurate chronology

end of the reign of Nabû-šuma-iškun, King of Babylon

Approx. 748 BC

reign of Nabû-nāṣir (Nabonassar), King of Babylon

Approx. 747 BC - Approx. 734 BC

reign of Nabû-kudurri-uṣur (Nebuchadnezzar II), King of Babylon

Approx. 605 BC - Approx. 562 BC

reign of Xšaya-ṛšā (Xerxes the Great), King of Kings of Persia

Approx. 486 BC - Approx. 465 BC

radiocarbon dates

final destruction of Ebla by Mursili I, King of the Hittites

Approx. 1600 BC

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