Ancient Civilizations

Main

Neolithic Period

6500 B.C. - 3000 B.C.

Bronze Age

3000 B.C. - 1100 B.C.

Bronze/Dark Age

1100 B.C. - 800 B.C.

Archaic Period

800 BC - 479 BC

Homer to the end of the Persian Wars

Classical Period

479 BC - 323 BC

End of Persian Wars to Death of Alexander

Hellenistic Period

323 BC - 31 BC

Death of Alexander to Death of Cleopatra

Bronze Age Civilizations

Ubaid Period

5500 BC - 4000 BC

PreMesopotamia

Uruk Period

4000 BC - 2900 BC

Sumer

3000 BC - 2900 BC

Major city in Mesopotamia

Early Dynastic Petiod

2900 BC - 2350 BC

Akkadian Empire

2350 BC - 2150 BC

Ur Revivial

2160 BC - 2000 BC

Old Babylonian Empire

1800 BC - 1595 BC

Old Assyrian Kingdom

1800 BC - 1760 BC

Hammurabi Code

1792 BC - 1750 BC

Egyptian Periodization

Archaic Period

3100 BC - 2700 BC

Dynasty 1-2

Old Kingdom

2700 BC - 2200 BC

Dynasty 3-6

Periods of Giza

2589 BC - 2566 BC

First Intermediate Period

2200 BC - 2050 BC

Dynasty 7-10

Middle Kingdom

2050 BC - 1800 BC

Dynasty 11-12

Second Intermediate Peridod

1800 BC - 1570 BC

Dynasty 13-17

Near East Chronology

Jacob/Sons Settle in Egpt

1800 BC - 1600 BC

Abraham Arrives In Canaan

1800 BC - 1799 BC

Moses

1250 BC - 1249 BC

Period of Judges

1220 BC - 1020 BC

Three Moncarchs

1000 BC - 922 BC

Saul David Solomon

Two Kingdoms

922 BC - 722 BC

Judah and Israel

Assyrians Conquer Israel

722 BC - 721 BC

Babylonians Conquer Judah

587 BC - 586 BC

Persia Conquers Babylonians

539 BC - 538 BC