The Father of the Jewish People is called by God to be our father of faith.
The Book of Josue written after the death of Josue.
the Israelites leave Egypt under Moses, wander in the desert for forty years, and finally settle, under Josue in the Promised Land.
Composition of the Psalms of David and the Book of Ruth.
The North was Israel and the South was the rest
Jeremias writes the Lamentations, his secretary Baruch, a short prophesy. Job may have been written too
Jonas prophesies to the Ninivites. The First and Second Books of Kings are composed
Sargon II takes Samaria. The people are led away to Babylon and Ninive. The Book of Tobias narrates an episode of the captivity
Third and Fourth Books of Kings written after 561
Jerusalem captured by Nabuchodonosor of Babylon. All but the poorest of the people deported to Babylon
Aggeus and Zacharias prophesy to the returning Jews under Zorobabel. Juda in province of the Persian Empire.
Rebuilding of the city walls
Composition of the Books of Esdras and Nehemias, of the two Books of Paralipomenon, of Judith and Esther. According to some, Job belongs to this period.
Ecclesiastes probably belongs to this period
Public worship is suspended in the Temple for three years
Composition of the First Book of Machabees
Palestine becomes a part of the roman province of Syria. the scepter has passed forever from Juda. The Messias is expected.