Event Date B. C.

Creation.....................................................4004

Menes, first King of Egypt began to reign....................2717

The Flood...................................................2349

Chinese Empire founded......................................2637

Uranus settles in Greece.....................................2042

Jewish history opened, birth of Abraham.....................1996

Abraham settles in Canaan....................................1921

First gold mine opened in Thrace by Cadmus..................1550

Event Date, B. C.

Areopagus founded in Greece...............................................1506

Exodus of Jews from Egypt...................................................1491

Jews enter Canaan.............................................................1451

Greeks colonize Italy............................................................1293

Saul elected King of Israel.....................................................1095

Solomon's Temple completed...............................................1001

Capture of Jerusalem by Shisshank.....................................989-959

Date of earliest existing gold coin............................................ 800

Rome founded..................................................................... 753

Siege and capture of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar.................... 598

Cyrus conquers Babylon..................................................... 538

Darius orders the rebuilding of Jewish Temple.......................... 520

First treaty between Rome and Carthage................................. 508

Battle of Marathon, the Athenians defeated the Persians............ 490

Battle of Thermopolyse......................................................... 480

Beginning of Athenian Supremacy......................................... 477

First Decemvirate at Rome................................................... 451

Battle of Syracuse............................................................... 413

Expedition of Cyrus the younger............................................. 401

Prosecution and death of Socrates.................................,........ 399

Birth of Alexander the Great................................................. 356

Battle of Arbela, Alexander defeated Darius............................. 331

Death of Alexander (at Babylon)............................................. 393

Alexandrian Library founded.............................................. 284

Silver money first coined at Rome........................................... 269

Rome completes conquest of all Italy............ ........................... 265

First Roman fleet launched.................................................. 260

The gate of Janus shut.......................................................... 235

Hannibal crosses into Italy.................................................... 218

First Macedonian War......................................................211-205

Battle of Metaurus............................................................... 207

Scipio carries the war into Africa............................................ 201

Hannibal defeated at Lama.................................................... 202

End of second Punic War..................................................... 201

Flaminius declares the Independence of the Greeks..................... 198

Third Punic Warbegan......................................................... 149

Birth of Pompey and Cicero................................................... 106

Birth of C. Julius Csesar.................... ............................... 100

Pompey, Caesar, and Crassus form the first Triumvirate.............. 60

Caesar invades Britain.......................................................55-54

Event Date, B. C.

Caesar assassinated........................................... 44

Battle of Philippi............................................ 42

Herod appointed King of the Jews............................ 40

Spain conquered by Augustus Caesar........................... 38

Battle of Actium...........................,................. 31

Gates of Janus shut a second time............................. 25

Temple of Jerusalem rebuilt by Herod.........................17-7

Birth of Jesus Christ, according to Ussher's system...........4 B. C.

Event Date A. D.

Death of Augustus Caesar...................,................. 14

Romans invade Germany....................................14-16

Crucifixion of Christ........................................ 33

London founded by A. Plautus................................ 47

Nero became Emperor........................................ 54

Rome on fire six days......................................... 64

Jerusalem destroyed by the Romans under Titus................ 70

Herculaneum and Pompeii destroyed.......................... 79

Great persecutions of Christians at Rome...................... 95

Galen born.................................................. 130

Polycarp martyred........................................... 166

Birth of Origin............................................... 185

Great persecution of Christians............................... 202

New Persian monarchy founded under Artaxerxes.............. 226

Irruption of Franks into Gaul..............................253-263

The Thirty Tyrants rule in Roman Empire..................... 268

Tacitus elected Emperor of Rome................................ 275

Persecution of Christians by Diocletian........................ 303

Declaration of Constantine as Emperor........................ 306