The Ancient Israelites settled the land of Canaan

Approx. 1300 BCE - Approx. 1200 BCE

Israelites established kingdom under famous King David

Approx. 1000 BCE

After Solomon’s death, Israel divides into two kingdoms: Judah in the south, Israel in the north

931 BCE

Salmon's Temple was built in Jerusalem

832 BCE

Ruled their own independent kingdom

164 BCE - 163 BCE

Revolt led to the Jews being prohibited from living in Judea

115 BCE

The Jews deeply resented being under Roman power

66 BCE

Judaea was placed under direct Roman rule