Jensen's World History Exam 1

Events

Abram enters Canaan

Approx. 2090 BC

Abram renamed to Abraham by God.

Aegean Age

2000 BC - 1200 BC

Minoans, Mycenaeans, Dorians

Exodus from Egypt

1446 BC

Greek Dark Ages

1150 BC - 750 BC

Hellenic Age

750 BC - 323 BC

City-States Emerge / Encompasses the Greek "Golden Age"

Babylonian Empire

612 BC - 539 BC

Judah's Captivity

605 BC - 536 BC

70 years in Babylon

Persian Empire

550 BC - 331 BC

Began by Cyrus the Great and ended with Alexander the Great

Roman Republic

509 BCE - 27 BCE

Peloponnesean War(s)

431 BCE - 404 BCE

Hellenistic Age

323 BC - 27 BC

"Greek-like" - after Alexander to Augustus

Julius Caesar murdered by senators

44 B.C.

Pax Romana

27 BC - 180 AD

"Roman Peace"

Birth and Fall of Roman Empire

27 BC - 476 AD

Western Empire fell first while the East continued and became the Byzantine Empire

Birth of Christ

5 BC - 4 BC

Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus

30 AD

(case for 33 AD can be made)

Jerusalem destroyed by Titus

70 AD

Titus was the Roman Emperor from 79-81 AD

Edict of Milan

313

Religious freedom for Christians

Council of Nicaea

325

First articulates position on the essence of Christ

Athanasius NT Canon

367

Outlines a statement on the NT Canon