Biblical Timeline

Professor Scopatz Religion 121S Timeline Project John Bruer

Old Testiment

Garden of Eden

4000 BC

Genesis

Creation

4000 BC

Genesis

The Great Flood

3000 BC

Genesis

The Tower of Babel

2100 BC

Genesis

The Covenant of Circumcision

2067 BC

Genesis

Israelites are Oppressed by a new king

1600 BC

Exodus

Pharaoh Gives the Order to kill firstborns

1539 BC

Exodus

Birth of Moses

1525 BC

Exodus

The Exodus begins

1446 BC

Exodus

Laws of Purity are established

1446 BC

Leviticus

The ten plagues hit Egypt

1446 BC

Exodus

Moses receives the Commandments

1446 BC

Exodus

Israelites gather at Mount Sinai

1446 BC

Exodus

Joshua is chosen to succeed Moses

1407 BC

Numbers

The Law is readdressed

1406 BC

Deuteronomy

Rahab hides the spies

1406 BC

Joshua

The Crossing of the Jordan

1406 BC

Joshua

The Kings join against Israel

1405 BC

Joshua

The story of Naomi, Ruth and Boaz occurs

1140 BC

Ruth

Saul becomes king

1043 BC

1 Samuel

Samuel punishes Saul for his disobedience

1028 BC

1 Samuel

Samuel anoints David at Bethlehem

1024 BC

1 Samuel

King David reigns over all Israel

1003 BC

2 Samuel

United Monarchy

1000 BC

1 & 2 Samuel

The story of David and Bathsheba

993 BC

2 Samuel

The Prophet Nathan rebukes David

991 BC

2 Samuel

Solomon is born

990 BC

2 Samuel

The Kingdom is Divided

931 BC

1 Kings

Solomon's death

931 BC

1 Kings

Divided Monarchy

922 BC

2 Kings

Elijah Prays for a Drought

863 BC

1 Kings

Elijah preaches on Mount Carmel

863 BC

1 Kings

Moab rebels

852 BC

2 Kings

Elisha succeeds Elijah

851 BC

2 Kings

The story of Amos

766 BC

Amos

Hosea's prophecies

760 BC

Hosea

Ahaz's Reign begins

742 BC

2 Kings

Isaiah's vision in the temple

739 BC

Isaiah

The Story of Uriah and Zechariah

734 BC

Isaiah

Isaiah prophesies judgements upon Israel and Assyria

730 BC

Isaiah

Isaiah prophesies a child is born

730 BC

Isaiah

Israel fell to Asyria

722 BC

2 Kings

Isaiah prophesies captivity and restoration

711 BC

Isaiah

Jeremiah proclaims the covenant is broken

609 BC

Jeremiah

Siege of Jerusalem begins

588 BC

Ezek

Fall of Jerusalem

586 BC

2 Kings

Proclamation of Cyrus

537 BC

Ezra

The Exiles return

537 BC

Ezra

Ezra journeys to Jerusalem

458 BC

Ezra

Ezra prays about intermarriage

456 BC

Ezra

New Testiment

Birth of John the Baptist

6 BC

Luke

Birth of Jesus

5 BC

Matthew

The Baptism of Jesus

26 AD

Matthew

Jesus gives the imfamous Sermon on the Mount

27 AD

Matthew

Temptation of Jesus

27 AD

Matthew

Jesus' Twelve Apostles spread the word

29 AD

Matthew

Jesus Affirms He is the Son of God

29 AD

John

Jesus is betrayed, crucified and resurrected

30 AD

Matthew

Peter Heals the needy and preaches

30 AD

Acts

Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit

30 AD

John

The Holy Spirit arrives

30 AD

Acts

The Ascension to heaven

30 AD

Acts

Pauls embarks on his first missionary journey

48 AD

Acts

Paul Writes to the Galatians

54 AD

Galatians

Paul Writes to the Ephesians

62 AD

Ephesians

John's Revelation on Patmos

95 AD

Revelation

Books Authored

Genesis Written

1445 BC - 1405 BC

Leviticus Written

1445 BC - 1405 BC

Numbers Written

1445 BC - 1405 BC

Deuteronomy Written

1445 BC - 1405 BC

Exodus Written

1445 BC - 1405 BC

Psalms Written

1410 BC - 450 BC

Joshua Written

1405 BC - 1385 BC

Ruth Written

1030 BC - 1010 BC

1 & 2 Samuel Written

931 BC - 722 BC

Amos Written

750 BC

Hosea Written

750 BC - 710 BC

Isaiah Written

700 BC - 681 BC

1 & 2 Kings Written

561 BC - 538 BC

Ezra Written

457 BC - 444 BC

James Written

45 AD

Matthew Written

50 AD - 60 AD

Mark Written

50 AD - 60 AD

Luke Written

60 AD - 61 AD

Philemon Written

60 AD - 62 AD

John Written

80 AD - 90 AD

1-3 John Written

90 AD - 95 AD

Revelation Written

94 AD - 96 AD

Outside Dates

First known Alphabetic Writing

1400 BC

Iron smelting introduced

1000 BC

Lunar Eclipses kept in Mesopotamia

747 BC

Horse Racing added to the Olympics

624 BC

Confucious Born

551 BC

Second Peloponnesian War

432 BC

Plato Writes 'The Republic'

370 BC

Aristotle introduces key understandings of the Universe

335 BC

Plato defines matter, idea, appearance and form

300 BC

Size of Earth and Distance to Sun and Moon Discovered

300 BC

Parchment invented

170 BC

Discovery of Tides being caused by the moon

150 BC

365.25 Day Calendar introduced by Caesar

45 BC

Ptolemy produced the geocentric model of the Solar System

150 AD

Professor Scopatz educates a class of biblical scholars

2012