People and Ideas on the Move 3500 bc - 259 bc

Anatolia

Hittites settle

2000 bc

Asian Steppes

Indo-Europeans begin massive migrations

1700 bc

India

Aryans move into Indus River Valley

1500 bc

Mediterranean

Phoenicians begin to dominate trade

1100 bc

King Saul unites Hebrews

1020 bc

Canaan

Hebrew kingdom divides int Israel and Judah

922 bc

Jews rebuild walls of Jerusalem

445 bc

India

Hindus compose the Upanishads

750 bc - 550 bc

The Buddha dies

483 bc

Mesopotamia

Assyrians conquer Israel

722 bc