Humanities 19

Undefined

Near East Bronze Age

3600 BC - 1200 BC

Paleolithic

Chauvet Cave Paintings made

30000 BCE

Discovered in 1994 by Jean-Marie Chauvet

Willendorf Venus made

22000 BCE

(the heavy woman figurine)

Spain made first cave paniting discovery

January 1 1879

Neolithic

Neolithic Age in Japan (Jomon)

12000 BCE - 300 BCE

Different from Europe Neolithic age due to lack of communitcation

Earliest pottery in Japan

10000 BCE

Neolithic Age starts in Eurpoe

10000 BCE

Mesopotamia pottery developed

3000 BCE

Potter's Wheel used in Egypt, China, and Middle East

3000 BCE

Stonehenge Build

2750 BCE - 1500 BCE

The 'Mound Builders'

1800 BCE - 500 BCE

Olmec Culture Came to be

1300 BCE

Japan unified under Queen Himiko

297

Anasazi Culture

900 - 1300

Same time as the Middle Ages in Europe.
Anasazi are important due to them become the Pueblo people

Persia

Cyrus II

559 BCE - 530 BCE

King Darius

522 BCE - 486 BCE

Sumer

Gilgamesh Ruled Uruk sometime in here

2700 BCE - 2500 BCE

Third Dynasty of Ur

2212 BC - 2004 BC

Wooley discovers tomb at Ur

1927

Akkad

Sargon I

2332 BCE - 2279 BCE

Naramsin (Sargon's Grandson)

2254 BCE - 2218 BCE

has own stele

Rule colapsed

2200 BCE

Babylon

Hammurabi

1792 BCE - 1750 BCE

Hammurabi's Code of Law

1760 BCE

Babylon Fell

1595 BCE

Nabopolassar first king of Neo-Babylon. Stops Assaryian control

626 BCE - 604 BCE

Nebuchandezzar

604 BCE - 562 BCE

son of Nabopolassar.
PUT HEBREWS IN EXILE FOR 50 YEARS OR SO

Assyria

Ashurnasirpal II

883 BCE - 859 BCE

Tiglath-Pilaser III

745 BC - 727 BC

Sargon II

721 BCE - 705 BCE

Use iron weapons to capture Israel

721 BCE

Sennacherib

705 BC - 681 BC

son of Sargon II

Ashurbanipal

668 BCE - 627 BCE

made library when Gilgamesh was found

Assyria falls

609 BCE

Hebrews

Hebrews kicked out of homeland

2000 BCE

Egypt owns you bitches

1300 BCE

lol they slaves now

Saul made himself kind of Israel

1000 BCE

Then David King

King David Stopped

961 BCE

he captured Jerusalem from canaanities

King Solomon stopped

933 BCE

First Bible books written

800 BCE - 400 BCE

Assyria attacks Nothern Kingdom of israel

722 BCE

scatters people. causes The Lost Tribes.

Nebuchadnezzar (OF BABYLON) destroys Jerusalem and Exiled Herbews

587 BCE

Hebrews Exiled by Neb...

586 BCE - 538 BCE

Persians conquer Babylon and free Hebrews

538 BCE

or 520 BCE. Book conflicts.

Egypt

PREDYNASTIC PERIOD

5500 BCE - 2972 BCE

Old Kingdom

2647 BCE - 2124 BCE

Djoser

2628 BCE - 2609 BCE

Had first great pyramid (Stepped pyramid)
Ruled at Saqqara

Khufu

2549 BCE - 2526 BCE

One of the three great pyramids (OLDEST AND LARGEST)

Khafre

2518 BCE - 2493 BCE

One of the other two great pyramids

Menkaure

2488 BCE - 2460 BCE

Middle Kingdom

2040 BCE - 1648 BCE

Nebhepetre Menthuhotep II

2040 BCE - 1999 BCE

Reunited Egypt after 150 years of tension.
Ruled in Thebes

King Senwosret

1960 BCE - 1916 BCE

Hyksos declared himself king of Egypt

1648 BCE

ended stability in egypt for a period

New Kingdom

1540 BCE - 1069 BCE

Ahmose defeated last Hyksos ruler

1540 BCE

Started New Kingdom

Thutmose

1504 BCE - 1492 BCE

Hatshepsut

1479 BCE - 1457 BCE

daughter of Thutmose. Married half brother Thutmoes II. Mother of Thutmoes III

Amenhotep III

1391 BCE - 1352 BCE

Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten

1353 BCE - 1337 BCE

brought on one of few real crises of egypt. abolished pantheon of Egyptian gods. Made the major god Aten.
Changed name later in rule.
Wife was Nefertiti

Tutankhaten/Tukankhamun

1336 BCE - 1327 BCE

changed religion back to focus on amun. changed name to emphisize change. moved capital back to Thebes

Ay

1327 BCE - 1323 BCE

Ramses II

1279 BCE - 1213 BCE

2nd longest rule

Persians invaded

525 BCE

Persians invade. Again.

343 BCE

Mark Antony and Cleopatra defeated

31 BCE

Carter discovers King Tut's tomb

November 26 1922