Religion Timeline

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Pre-History

1900 BCE - 1800 BCE

Actually started before 1900 BCE and continued up to 1800 BCE. Flood and occur in this period also.

Ancestor Stories

1800 BCE - 1500 BCE

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Exodus from Egypt

1450 BCE - 1250 BCE

Approximate Dates: Didn't last that long, happened between these dates. Time Range

Period of the Judges

1250 BCE - 1000 BCE

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Israel in the Promise Land

1250 BCE

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United Monarchy

1000 BCE - 922 BCE

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Jawist Storytellers

960 BCE - 930 BCE

Approximate Dates. Time Range. They lived in the Southern Kingdom

Divided Monarchy

922 BCE - 722 BCE

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Elohist Storytellers

900 BCE - 850 BCE

Approximate Dates. Time Range. They lived in the Northern Kingdom

Deuteronimist Writers

900 BCE - 622 BCE

900 is Approximate Date. Evidence of Work still in 622

Earliest Concept of Infinity

800 BCE

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Hosea and Isaiah were Written

800 BCE - 700 BCE

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Ancient Olympics Begin

776 BCE

Amos was Written

750 BCE

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Syrio-Ephramite War

734 BCE - 732 BCE

Assyria Conquers Israel

721 BCE

2 Rebellions against Assyria

721 BCE - 701 BCE

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Judah Stands Alone

721 BCE - 586 BCE

Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings and Ruth were Written

700 BCE - 600 BCE

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Japan Founded

660 BCE

Babylon vs. Egypt

605 BCE

Exodus Written

600 BCE - 500 BCE

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Jeremiah was Written

600 BCE - 550 BCE

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Pi is estimated at 3.16

600 BCE

Genesis Written

600 BCE - 300 BCE

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Judah Revolts against Babylon

597 BCE

Judah Revolts against Babylon (again)

587 BCE

The Temple was Destroyed in Jerusalem

Babylon Conquers Judah

586 BCE - 539 BCE

The period of the exile

Pythagoras is Alive

582 BCE - 507 BCE

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Priestly Writers

550 BCE - 450 BCE

Approximate Dates. Time Range. They did the final edit of the Bible

Cyrus Rules Persia

538 BCE - 520 BCE

Allows some Jews to return from Excile

Under Persian Rule

538 BCE - 322 BCE

Return from Exile

538 BCE

Darius Succeeds Cyrus

520 BCE

Allows more Jews to return from Exile

Ezra was Written

500 BCE - 450 BCE

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Buddha Died

483 BCE

Confucius Died

479 BCE

Psalms Completed

450 BCE - 400 BCE

Approximate Dates. Time Range. Most were written during King David's life, around 1000 BCE

Nehemiah Governor of Judah

445 BCE - 430 BCE

Socioeconomic injustice

Plato Lives

427 BCE - 348 BCE

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Alexander the Great (Hellenistic Rule)

322 BCE - 165 BCE

Archimedes Approximates Pi

260 BCE

Construction Begins on Great Wall of China

221 BCE

Proverbs Compiled

200 BCE

Approximate Date. Many were written in the 10th Century BCE but were compiled by 200 BCE

Attempted Jewish Revolt Results in Maccabean War

167 BCE - 165 BCE

Temporary Victory

Independent Judah

165 BCE - 63 BCE

Jewish Kingdom

165 BCE - 63 BCE

Negative Numbers Appear in Chinese Textbooks

150 BCE

Trigonometry Developed

140 BCE

Roman Rule

63 BCE - 135 CE

Base 10 Numeral System

50 BCE

Caesar Assassinated

44 BCE

Crucifixion of Christ

33 CE

James was Written

45 CE - 50 CE

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Galatians was Written

50 CE

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Romans was Written

56 CE - 58 CE

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Acts was Written

60 CE - 70 CE

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Philemon was Written

60 CE

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Ephesians Written

62 CE

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Pompei Takes over Roman Empire

63 CE

Gospels Written

70 CE - 90 CE

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Romans Destroy the Temple in Jerusalem

70 CE

Mount Vesuvius Erupts

79 CE

Buries Pompei

Revelations Written

95 CE

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Ptolemy Creates Geocentric Model of Universe

150 CE

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