History of Judea

Events

Canaanites

Approx. 1550 BC - 1250 BC

The Canaanites occupy Judah

12 Tribes of Israel

1200 BC - 721 BC

The Tribes of Israel invade

King David

1010 BC - 970 BC

King David reigns

King David captures Jerusalem

Approx. 1003 BC

King Solomon

961 BC - 931 BC

King Solomon's reign

King Solomon builds Temple

Approx. 950 BC

Kingdom Divides

Approx. 922 BC

The Tribes of Israel split and the Kingdom is split into Israel and Judah.

Assyrians

745 BC - 640 BC

Babylonians

587 BC - 539 BC

The Babylonians occupy Judah

Persians free Jews

537 BC

Cyprus of Persia frees about 50,000 Jews

Jews rebuild Temple

520 BC - 515 BC

Alexander the Great defeats Persia

332 BC

Egyptian Ptolomies

320 BC - 198 BC

Syrian Seleucids

198 BC - 167 BC

Maccabean revolt

167 BC - 144 BC

Maccabees capture Jerusalem

164 BC

Romans capture Jerusalem

63 BC

Romans

62 BCE - 26 CE

King Herod the Great

40 BCE - 4 CE