2229 To 1000 B. C

2229 Assyria founded by Ashur.

2200 The Hia dynasty in China founded.

2188 Misriam settled Egypt.

2100 Nimrod builds Babylon.

2000 Ninus builds Nineveh.

2000 Cuneiform writing used.

1950 Abraham flourished.

1896 to 1800 Isaac, Jacob and Joseph succeeded each other in Jewish History.

1582 Beginning of the Arundelian marble Chronology.

1500 Sesostris, King.

1500 Moses flourished.

1450 Joshua flourished.

1150 Israelites enter Canaan.

1352 Rule of the Judges begins in Israel

1273 Rise of the Assyrian Empire.

1184 Trojan War.

1125 Samuel flourished.

1100 Chow dynasty in China founded.

1090 Saul flourished.

1050 David flourished.

1050 Codrus King of Athens

1048 David takes Jerusalem.

1048 Hiram, King of Tyre.

1000 Solomon flourished.

1000 To 600 B. C

975 Rehoboam, King after Solomon.

971 Revolt of the Ten Tribes under Jeroboam.

971 Egyptians capture Jerusalem.

884 Lycurgus reforms Spartan Constitution.

878 Carthage founded by Dido.

776 The Olympiads. First authentic date in Greek History.

758 Syracuse founded.

753 Rome founded.

747 Babylon independent under Neb-onassar.

743-723 First Messinian War,

730 Shalmenezer subdued Phoenicia.

722 Samaria taken by Sargon, King of Assyria. End of the Kingdom of Israel. Judah remains 130 years longer.

720 Sennacherib besieges Jerusalem - his army destroyed.

700 Numa Pompilius, King of Rome.

687 Second Messinian War

624 Draco's Laws at Athens.

602 King Jehoiakim revolts from Babylon.

600 To 500 B. C

598 Capture of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar.

594 Legislation of Solon at Athens.

588 Pythian games begin celebration every 5 years.

586 Jerusalem destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar. End of the Kingdom of Judah.

579 Nebuchadnezzar takes Tyre.

569 Same Monarch conquers Egypt.

559 Persian Empire founded by Cyrus.

554 Cyrus conquers Lydia and captures Croesus.

540-10 Era of Pythagoras.

539 Marseilles founded by the Phoenicians.

538 Cyrus captures Babylon.

536 Cyrus releases Jews from captivity.

535 Temple at Jerusalem rebuilt.

529 Death of Cyrus. Cambyses succeeds him.

525 Conquest of Egypt by Cambyses.

521 Darius I King of Persia.

518 Birth of Pindar.

515 2nd Temple dedicated.

510 Tarquins Expelled.

510 Rome and Athens become Republics

508 1st Treaty, Rome and Carthage.

507-06 Darius makes conquest of Thrace Paeonia and Macedonia.