From Babylonian Captivity to the Return in Jerusalem

Prophets

Jeremiah

655 b.c. - 586 b.c.

Ezekiel

622 b.c. - 570 b.c.

Battle of Carchemish

605 b.c.

Daniel

601 b.c. - 536 b.c.

Jehoiachin Deportation

597 b.c.

Fall of Jerusalem

586 b.c.

Haggai

536 b.c. - 520 b.c.

Zechariah

520 b.c. - 500 b.c.

Completion of Temple

516 b.c.

Malachi

450 b.c. - 420 b.c.

Walls of Jerusalem Rebuilt

445 b.c.

Kings

Nebuchadnezzar (Babylon)

605 b.c. - 562 b.c.

Cyrus the Great (Persia)

576 b.c. - 530 b.c.

Darius I (Persia)

549 b.c. - 486 b.c.

Cyrus Defeats Babylon

539 b.c.

Xerxes (Persia)

519 b.c. - 465 b.c.

Antaxerxes (Persia)

465 b.c. - 424 b.c.

Important Historical Figures

Zerubbabel (1st Return)

538 b.c. - 520 b.c.

Return Under Zerubbabel

536 b.c.

Esther

492 b.c. - 460 b.c.

Greek-Persian Wars (Marathon)

490 b.c.

Ezra (2nd Return)

457 b.c. - 444 b.c.

Nehemiah

455 b.c. - 413 b.c.

Nehemiah's 2nd Return

432 b.c.