Biblical Timeline

Main

Ancestor Stories

1800 bc - 1500 bc

Exodus

1450 bc - 1250 bc

Israel in the Land

1250 bc

Judges Period

1250 bc - 1000 bc

United Monarchy

1000 bc - 922 bc

Saul, David, Solomon

Reign of David

1000 bc

Jahwist

960 bc - 930 bc

Story teller, southern kingdom

First Temple

952 bc - 587 bc

Divided Monarchy

922 bc - 722 bc

Elohist

900 bc - 850 bc

Storyteller, Northern Kingdom

Deuteronomist

900 bc - 622 bc

Reign of Jeroboam

786 bc - 746 bc

Career of Hosea

750 bc - 721 bc

Syrio-Israel War

734 bc - 732 bc

Assyria Conquers Israel (Northern Kingdom)

721 B.C.E.

Judah Stands Alone

721 bc - 586 bc

King Hezekiah

715 bc - 687 bc

Second Anti-Assyrian Rebellion

705 bc - 701 bc

Near Destruction of Jerusalem

701 bc

Assyria almost destroys jerusalem but other matters in the empire caused them to leave

King Josiah

640 bc - 609 bc

King Josiah and the Beginning of Jeremiah's Ministry

627 bc - 587 bc

End of Monarchy in Judah

610 bc - 590 bc

Late seventh or early sixth century bce

Jehoahaz II (Shallum)

609 bc

Jehoiakim

609 bc - 598 bc

Babylon defeats Egypt

605 bc

Military Victory Babylon over Egypt

605 bc

Jehoiachin (Coniah)

598 bc - 597 bc

Failed Revolt by Judah, First Deportation

597 bc

Zedekiah

597 bc - 587 bc

Second Failed Revolt by Judah, Second Deportation

587 bc

Jerusalem Overrun and the Temple is Destroyed

587 bc

Gedaliah (Governor)

587 bc - 582 bc

Babylon Conquers Judah, Beginning of Exile

586 bc - 539 bc

First Destruction of Israel by Nebuchadnezzar

586 bc

Another Revolt, Governor Assassinated, Third Deportation

582 bc

Priestly

550 bc - 450 bc

Return From Exile

538 bc

Cyrus and Persia Conquer Babylon

Persian Rule

538 bc - 322 bc

Babylonian Exiles Released

537 bc

Darius Helps Rebuild

520 bc

Second Temple

515 bc - 70 ce

Ezra comes to Jerusalem

458 bc

Revolt in Egypt

450 bc

Mid-Fifth Century bce

Nehemiah sent to Jerusalem

445 bc

Book of Ezra/Nehemiah Written

400 bc

Helenistic/Greek Rule

322 bc - 165 bc

Sirach

180 bc

Independent Judah

165 bc - 63 bc

Roman Rule

63 bc - 135

Ministry of Jesus in Palestine

26 ce - 30 ce

End of Exile

40 ce

War is over, sin is pardoned, build a road, god is coming to return them home.

2nd Isaiah

40 ce - 55 ce

Letter of Paul to Philemon

55 ce

3rd Isaiah

56 ce - 60 ce

Paul's Letter to the Romans

58 ce

Nero's persecution of Christians at Rome

64 ce - 68 ce

Judean Roman War

66 ce - 74 ce

Destruction of the Jerusalem Temple

70 ce

Paul's Letter to the Ephesians

80 ce

Revelation to John

95 ce

Irenaeus

180 ce

Christianity official religion of Empire

300 ce

Scientific Timeline

Egyptian Medical Textbook applies modern methods

1600 bc

Babylon world map has earth surrounded by cosmic ocean

500 bc

Empedocies proposes 4 primal elements

450 bc

Idea of atom proposed

440 bc

Three prong method developed in China

400 bc

Democritus advocates instructive reasoning

400 bc

Aristotle proposes 5 elements

350 bc

First documents subdividing knowledge

320 bc

Plato Provides definitions for idea, matter, form and apearance

300 bc

Geometry defined

300 bc

First Catalogued Library

200 bc

Sun centered universe proposed (Aristarchus)

200 bc

Archimedes estimates diameter of cosmos

200 bc

Tides discovered to be caused by moon

150 bc

Hipparchus creates magnitude scale for stellar luminosity

134 bc

Seleucus explains heliocentrism

100 bc

Lucretius Publishes De Rerum Natura

50 bc

Seismometer built in China

132 ce

Ptolomy Produced Geocentric model of Solar System

150 ce

First observed supernova

185 ce

Oldest known books of alchemy written

300 ce