Chapter 3 timeline

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Phoeicians become the first major sea going civilization (2900)

2900 BC

Height of the Hittite Empire (1600)

1600 BC

Creation of Phoenician city stats(1200)

1200 BC

End of the Hittite empire (1200)

1200 BC

Moses leads exodus from Egypt (1200)

1200 BC

Aramaeans settle Syria (1200)

1200 BC

King David establishes the capital of Jerusalem (1012)

1012 BC

Invention of the Phoenician alphabet (1000)

1000 BC

Death of king Solomon (922)

922 BC

Founding of Carthage (750)

750 BC

Assyrians conquer Israel (722)

722 BC

Height of Assyrian Empire (650)

650 BC

rule of King Nebuchadnezzar (605-562)

605 BC - 562 BC

Development of Lydian Kingdom (650)

600 BC

Lydians develop gold deposits (600)

600 BC

kingdom of Judahs inhabitants (650)

580 BC

Zoroaster introduces new religion (570)

570 BC

King of Persia allows Jewish exiles to return to Jerusalem (540)

540 BC

Persia conquers Babylon (539)

539 BC

Region of Darius (522-486)

522 BC - 486 BC

Conquests of Alexander the great (336-323)

336 BC - 323 BC

Pope Gregory XIII makes changes to calendar (1582)

1582 AD