Assyrian Timeline


Ancient Assyria Beginning to End

5000 B.C. - 609 B.C.

Assyria and the Bible

1300 B.C.

Gen. 10:22 mentions the Assyrians as ancient tribesmen. The Bible also mentions the battle between the Assyrians and Babylon.

Assyrian Attack on Babylon

1155 B.C.

Assyria attack and Elam attack Babylonia ending the Kasssite rile. This helps build the Assyrian government.

Tiglath-Pileser III establishes the second Assyrian Empire

1115 B.C.

Tiglath-Plieser III developes a better Assyrian government and appoints officials to govern the people. He also merges with Babylon.

Battle of Qarqar

853 B.C. - 846 B.C.

The battle of Qarqar was lead by the King of Assyria Shalmaneser the III. This battle was indecisive and countries allied and conquered Syria in the midst of it all.

Tiglath-Pileser III reigns

744 B.C. - 727 B.C.

Tiglath-Pileser III was a great and violent Assyrian king. He helped grow Assyria out of its boundaries and the military became well-trained and feared under his reign. He died of old age and passed the crown to his son Shalmaneser V.

Assyria triumphs over Israel

740 B.C. - 722 B.C.

The Northern Kingdom of Israel was conquered by the Neo-Assyrian monarchs. Tiglath-Pileser III and Shalmaneser V. the later Assyrian rulers Sargon II and his son successor, Sennacherib, were responsible for finishing the 20 year demise of Israel. The reason Assyria attacks was because of their betrayal by diaspora.