Post-Exilic

Significant Characters

Zerubbabel

538 BC - 516 BC

Ezra

538 BC - 457 BC

Esther

483 BC - 474 BC

Nehemiah

444 BC - 425 BC

Alexander the Great

336 BC - 323 BC

Antiochus Epiphanes IV

175 BC - 167 BC

Judas Maccabaeus

167 BC - 142 BC

Herod the Great

37 BC - 4 BC

Significant Events

Temple Being Rebuilt

538 BC

First Return

528 BC

Second Return

458 BC

Third Return

445 BC

End of Old Testament Era

430 BC

Alexander the Great Conquers Palestine

323 BC

LXX (Septuagint)

280 BC

Desecration of Antiochus Epiphanes IV

167 BC

Maccabean Revolt

167 BC - 142 BC

Pompey Conquers Jerusalem

63 BC

Herodian Dynasty

37 BC - 100 AD

Foreign Powers

Roman

753 BC - Approx. 20 AD

Persian

559 BC - 331 BC

Greek

331 BC - 146 BC

Maccabean

142 BC - 63 BC