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Timeline of Humanity
Middle East Conflict
Ancient Mesopotamia (The Middle East)
5000 BC
TIMELINE CHECKPOINT
F.Y.I.
5000 BC
WORD DISCOVERY
Sumer (Modern-day Iraq)
4500 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (SUMER)
Sumer Conquered by Akkadian Ruler Sargon the Great
2340 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (SUMER)
At Yahweh's Command Abraham Leaves Ur for Canaan
1958 BC
ISRAEL
Sumer Conquered by Hammurabi the Amorite Babylonian Empire Expands
1760 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (SUMER)
Assyria Ends Babylonian-Amorite Influence in Northern Mesopotamia
1720 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (SUMER)
Abraham and His Tribes: Drought Forces Migration from Canaan to Egypt (into 400 Years of Slavery)
1690 BC
CANAAN (MODERN-DAY PALESTINE)
Moses Leads Jews Out of Egyptian Slavery into 200 Year Fight for Promised Land
1250 BC
EGYPT
Saul 1st King of Israel
1051 BC
CANAAN (MODERN-DAY PALESTINE)
David King of Israel Son of Jesse Son-in-Law of Saul
1010 BC
CANAAN (MODERN-DAY PALESTINE)
Solomon King of Israel Son of David
970 BC
CANAAN(MODERN-DAY PALESTINE)
United Kingdom of Israel Splits: Kingdom of Israel and Kingdom of Judah
931 BC
CANAAN (MODERN-DAY PALESTINE)
Neo-Assyrian Empire Emerges in Mesopotamia
911 BC
MESOPOTAMIA
Shalmaneser III King of Assyria Son of Assurnasirpal II Expands Assyrian Empire
858 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (ASSYRIA)
Assyrian Royal Throne Usurped by Akkadian Tiglath-Pileser III who Comes to Dominate the Middle East
745 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (ASSYRIA)
Shalmaneser V and 10 Lost Tribes of Israel
727 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (ASSYRIA)
Sargon II Brings Empire to Height of Power
722 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (ASSYRIA)
King of Assyria, Sennacherib Destroys Babylon
705 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (ASSYRIA)
Esarhaddon Son of Sennacherib King of Assyria
681 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (ASSYRIA)
The Medes People Dominate Persia 1st Iranian Kingdom of Modern-day Iran
678 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (PERSIA)
Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria Son of Esarhaddon Last Strong Assyrian King
668 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (ASSYRIA)
Ashur-Etil-Ilani, King of Assyria Son of Ashurbanipal
627 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (ASSYRIA)
Fall of the Assyrian Empire
626 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (ASSYRIA)
Rise of the Neo-Babylonian Empire King Nabopolassar
616 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (BABYLONIA)
Nebuchadnezzar II Son of Nabopolassar Brings Babylon Empire to Its Peak
604 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (BABYLONIA)
King Cyrus the Great Rises to Power The Persian Empire Begins
550 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (PERSIA)
Cyrus the Great Conquers Neo-Babylonian Empire Allows Banished Jews to Return to Israel
539 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (BABYLONIA)
Cambyses II King of Persia Son of Cyrus II
530 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (PERSIA)
Darius I King of Persia Usurps Royal Throne
522 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (PERSIA)
Darius I King of Persia Attacks the Greeks
490 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (PERSIA)
Xerxes King of Persia Son of Darius I Attacks the Greek
480 BC
MESOPOTAMIA (PERSIA)
Alexander the Great Conquers Egyptian Empire
332 BC
EGYPT
Birth of Christianity
517
JERUSALEM
The Prophet Muhammad and the Birth of Islam
610
SAUDI ARABIA (MECCA)