Survey of Bible Doctrine-Old Testament

Archaelogical Eras in Palestine

Early Bronze Age

3000 BC - 2000 BC

Middle Bronze Age

2000 BC - 1550 BC

Late Bronze Age

1550 BC - 1200 BC

Iron Age I

1200 BC - 900 BC

Ancient Nations

Indus River Civilization

2400 BC - 1300 BC

Sumeria

2400 BC - 2334 BC

Egypt

2400 BC - 1720 BC

Akkad

2334 BC - 2193 BC

Ancient Babylon

2100 BC - 1600 BC

Egypt (Hyskos)

1720 BC - 1570 BC

Hittites

1700 BC - 1200 BC

Egypt (Post-Hyskos)

1570 BC - 0

Assyria

900 BC - 612 BC

Neo-Babylon

612 BC - 539 BC

Medo-Persia

539 BC - 331 BC

Prophetic Silence

400 BC - 5 AD

Macedonia-Greece

330 BC - 150 BC

Rome

246 BC - 476 AD

Events

Creation (Very Approxmiate)

4112 BC

Fall (Very Approximate)

4110 BC

Flood (Very Approximate)

2456 BC

Tower of Babel (Very Approximate)

2357 BC

Israel in Egypt

1876 BC - 1446 BC

10 Plagues / Exodus

1447 BC

Law & Covenant at Sinai

1446 BC

40 Years of Wandering

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Conquest of Canaan

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Period of Judges

1350 BC - 1050 BC

Roman Persecution of Christianity

65 AD - 313 AD

Fall of Jerusalem

70 AD

Bar Cocheba Revolt

132 AD - 135 AD

Institutions

Levitical Tabernacle

1445 BC - 966 BC

Solomon's Temple

959 BC - 586 BC

Zerubbabel's Temple

516 BC - 20 BC

Herod's Temple

20 BC - 70 AD

Israelite Politics

United Israelite Monarchy

1051 BC - 931 BC

Divided Israelite Monarchy

931 BC - 586 BC

Fall of Northern Kingdom

722 BC

70 Year Exile in Babylon

586 BC - 538 BC

Fall of Southern Kingdom

586 BC

Medo-Persian Rule

539 BC - 330 BC

Restoration of Judah to Canaan

538 BC - 330 BC

Intertestamental Period

400 BC - 5 BC

Ptolemaic Rule

323 BC - 198 BC

Selucid Rule

198 BC - 164 BC

Maccabean Revolt

167 BC - 142 BC

Hasmonean Period

142 BC - 63 BC

Roman Rule

63 BC - 135

Messianic Era

5 BC - 30 AD

Important People

Adam (Very Approximate)

4112 BC - 3082 BC

Eve (Very Approximate)

4111 BC - 3082 BC

Cain (Very Approximate)

4050 BC - 3200 BC

Abel (Very Approximate)

4049 BC - 4030 BC

Seth (Very Approximate)

3982 BC - 3070 BC

Noah (Very Approximate)

3056 BC - 2106 BC

Ham (Very Approximate)

2556 BC - 1956 BC

Japheth (Very Approximate)

2556 BC - 1956 BC

Shem (Very Approximate)

2556 BC - 1956 BC

Abraham

2166 BC - 1991 BC

Isaac

2066 BC - 1886 BC

Jacob

2026 BC - 1859 BC

Joseph

1916 BC - 1806 BC

Moses

1526 BC - 1406 BC

Joshua

1500 BC - 1390 BC

Saul

1054 BC - 1004 BC

David

1041 BC - 971 BC

Solomon

991 BC - 930 BC

Nebuchadnezzar

604 BC - 562 BC

Cyrus the Great

538 BC - 530 BC

Zerubbabel's Work

536 BC - 516 BC

Esther

479 BC

Ezra's Work

458 BC

Nehemiah's Work

444 BC - 423 BC

Herod the Great

37 BC - 4 BC

John the Baptist

4 BC - 31 AD

Pontius Pilate (As Prefect)

26 AD - 36 AD

Titus

39 AD - 81 AD

Twelve Tribal Patriarchs

The Twelve Tribal Patriarchs (No Exact Dates Found)

2000 BC - 1700 BC

Judges (Period They Judged During)

Othniel

1350 BC - 1310 BC

Ehud

1309 BC - 1229 BC

Shamgar

1250 BC - 1240 BC

Deborah

1209 BC - 1169 BC

Gideon

1162 BC - 1122 BC

Tola

1120 BC - 1096 BC

Jair

1119 BC - 1096 BC

Eli

1099 BC - 1049 BC

Samuel

1086 BC - 1006 BC

Abdon

1078 BC - 1050 BC

Izban

1078 BC - 1050 BC

Elon

1078 BC - 1050 BC

Jephthah

1078 BC - 1072 BC

Samson

1075 BC - 1055 BC

Divided Kingdom - Kings of Israel

Jeroboam

930 BC - 909 BC

Nadab

909 BC - 908 BC

Baasha

908 BC - 886 BC

Elah

886 BC - 885 BC

Omri

885 BC - 874 BC

Zimri

885 BC

Tibni

884 BC - 880 BC

Ahab

874 BC - 853 BC

Ahaziah

853 BC - 852 BC

Joram

852 BC - 841 BC

Jehu

841 BC - 814 BC

Jehoahaz

814 BC - 798 BC

Jehoash

798 BC - 782 BC

Jeroboam II (Total Reign)

793 BC - 753 BC

Jeroboam II (Coregency)

793 BC - 782 BC

Zechariah

753 BC

Shallum

752 BC

Pekah

752 BC - 732 BC

Menahem

752 BC - 742 BC

Pekahiah

742 BC - 740 BC

Hoshea

732 BC - 723 BC

Divided Kingdom - Kings of Judah

Rehoboam

930 BC - 913 BC

Abijah

913 BC - 910 BC

Asa

910 BC - 869 BC

Jehoshaphat (Total Reign)

872 BC - 848 BC

Jehoshaphat (Coregent)

872 BC - 869 BC

Jehoram (Total Reign)

853 BC - 841 BC

Jehoram (Coregent)

853 BC - 848 BC

Ahaziah

841 BC

Athaliah

841 BC - 835 BC

Joash

835 BC - 796 BC

Amaziah

796 BC - 767 BC

Uzziah (Azariah) (Total Reign)

792 BC - 740 BC

Uzziah (Azariah)

792 BC - 767 BC

Jotham (Total Reign)

750 BC - 732 BC

Jotham (Coregency)

750 BC - 740 BC

Ahaz

735 BC - 715 BC

Hezekiah

715 BC - 686 BC

Manasseh (Coregent)

696 BC - 686 BC

Manasseh (Total Reign)

696 BC - 642 BC

Amon

642 BC - 640 BC

Josiah

640 BC - 609 BC

Jehoahaz

609 BC

Jehoiakim

609 BC - 598 BC

Jehoiachin

598 BC - 597 BC

Zedekiah

597 BC - 586 BC

Writing Prophets

Jonah

790 BC - 780 BC

Amos

786 BC - 746 BC

Hosea

755 BC - 725 BC

Micah

735 BC - 686 BC

Isaiah

735 BC - 686 BC

Nahum

663 BC - 612 BC

Zephaniah

628 BC - 621 BC

Jeremiah

627 BC - 580 BC

Habakkuk

608 BC - 605 BC

Daniel

605 BC - 536 BC

Joel

595 BC - 590 BC

Ezekial

593 BC - 571 BC

Obadiah

586 BC - 584 BC

Zechariah

520 BC - 480 BC

Haggai

520 BC

Malachi

440 BC - 430 BC

Prophetic Silence

400 BC - 5 BC

Life and Ministry of Jesus

Jesus Baptized

30 BC

Jesus' Life

4 BC - 33 AD

Jesus' Crucifixion, Resurrection, Ascension

33 AD

Twelve Apostles

Because of a lack of exact birth dates, an assumption of a birth around the year 0AD has been made, as well as only those apostles with well-known death dates are given in specifics.

The Twelve Apostles

0 AD - 100 AD

Judas Iscariot Hangs Himself

33 AD

James Put to Death by Agrippa I

44 AD

Simon Peter Crucified

67 AD

John dies on Patmos

100 AD

Life and Ministry of Paul

Paul

5 AD - 67 AD

Paul's First Missionary Journey

47 AD - 48 AD

Paul's Second MIssionary Journey

49 AD - 52 AD

Paul's Third Missionary Journey

53 AD - 57 AD

Paul's Journey to Rome

59 AD - 62 AD

Writing of New Testament Books

James

45 AD

Matt.

50 AD - 53 AD

Mark

50 AD - 60 AD

2 Thess.

52 AD - 53 AD

1 Thess.

52 AD

1 Cor.

56 AD

2 Cor.

56 AD - 57 AD

Gal.

57 AD

Rom.

57 AD - 58 AD

Luke

60 AD

Eph.

61 AD - 62 AD

Phile.

61 AD - 62 AD

Col.

61 AD - 62 AD

Acts

62 AD - 63 AD

Phil.

62 AD - 63 AD

1 Pet.

65 AD

1 Tim.

66 AD

2 Pet.

66 AD - 67 AD

Titus

66 AD

2 Tim.

67 AD

Heb.

67 AD - 68 AD

Jude

69 AD

2 John

85 AD - 90 AD

3 John

85 AD - 90 AD

1 John

85 AD - 90 AD

John

85 AD - 90 AD

Rev.

95 AD - 96 AD