History Timeline

Events

Hebrew

4000 BC - 10/4/16

Mahalaleel

3559 BC - 2664 BC

Jared

3494 BC - 2532 BC

Methuselah

3267 BC - 2298 BC

The sumerians invent earliest form of writing

3200 BC

Writing, record keeping, and formal administrative organization evident in Egypt

3100 bc

Menes united the two regions

3100 BC

Lamech

3080 BC - 2303 BC

Chariots in Mesopotamia

3000 BC

Noah

2898 BC - 1948 BC

Egyptians use calendar with 365 days

2773 B.C.

Old Kingdom

2700 BC - 2200 BC

Japheth

2406 BC - 1798 BC

Shem

2402 BC - 1802 BC

Ham

2343 BC - 1743 BC

Sargon conquers Sumer

2300 BC

Middle Kingdom

2050 BC - 1800 BC

Hebrews migrate to Canaan

2000 BC

Jacob

1791 BC - 1644 BC

Hammurabi brings much of Mesopotamia under his control

1790 BC

Esau sells his birthright to Jacob

1760 BC

Hyksos invaded

1700 BC

Joseph

1700 BC - 1590 BC

Joseph taken to Egypt

1683 BC

Joseph interprets Pharaoh's Dream and is Freed

1670 BC

New Kingdom

1550 BC - 1100 BC

Hatshepst Reign over Egypt

1503 BC - 1482 BC

Hittites push out of Asia Minor into Mesopotamia

1400 BC

Young pharaoh challenged the powerful priests of Amon-Re

1380 BC

Tutankhamen king of Egypt at age 9

1361 BC

Rameses II pushes Egyptian rule northward

1290 BC - 1224 BC

Phoenicians

1200 BC - 332 BC

Assyrians begin expanding across Mesopotamia

1100 BC

Nubian kings marched north adding Egypt to their lands

750 BC

Israel falls to the Assyrians

722 BC

Assyrians armed with iron weapons, descended on Egypt

650 BC

Nebuchadnezzar

604 BC - 562 BC

Persian empire

550 BC - 300 BC

Babylon falls to the Persian armies

539 BC