Peoples of the Fertile Crescent

Events

Sumerian City-States

Approx. 4000 BCE - Approx. 2300 BCE

Akkadian Empire

Approx. 2330 BCE - Approx. 2100 BCE

Babylonian Empire

1800 BCE - 1500 BCE

Hittite Empire

1600 BCE - 1180 BCE

The Phoenicians

1200 BCE - 800 BCE

Assyrian Empire

1100 BCE - 612 BCE

The Lydians

687 BCE - 546 BCE

Chaldean (Neo Babylonian) Empire

612 BCE - 539 BCE

Persian Empire

550 BCE - 333 BCE

Existent Cultures

The Hebrews

2000 BCE - 2000 CE