Post Exilic

Foreign Powers

Persian Empire

539 bc - 331 bc

Greek

331 BC - 63 BC

Maccabean

167 BC - 37 BC

Roman Empire

62 BC - 476 AD

Significant Events

First Return

538 BC

Temple being rebuilt

538 BC - 515 BC

Second Return

458 BC

Third Return

445 BC

End of Old Testament Era

430 Bc

Alexander the Great Conquers Palestine

332 BC

LXX ( Septuagint)

280 BC

Desecration of Antiochus Epiphanes IV

168 BC

Maccabean Revolt

167 BC - 142 BC

Pompey Conquers Jerusalem

63 BC

Herodian Dynasty

37 BC - 100 AD

Significant Characters

Zerubbabel

540 BC - 500 BC

Esther

483 BC - 473 BC

Ezra

458 BC - 432 BC

Nehemiah

445 bc - 432 bc

Alexander the Great

336 BC - 323 BC

Antiochus Epiphanes IV

175 BC - 164 BC

Judas Maccabaeus

167 BC - 160 BC

Herod the Great

37 BC - 4 BC