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Kingdom of Lydia 1200 - 546 654
 
 
Migration to Ukraine 850 - 44 806
Bosporian Kingdom 1185 - 44 1146
 
   
           
           
   
 
Urartu 858 - 560 298
 
 
Kingdom of Chaldia 900 - 550 450
 
  Hyrcania
548 BC - 651 AD
1199
   
Satrapy of Armenia
570 - 161
409
 
 
Sol 1000 - 930 70
UK I & J
1050 - 930 120
Judah Post capture
Psalms
PES
Jero
Baasha
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Omri
 
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Kingdom of Israel 930 - 722 253
 
 
Phoenicia 1550 - 300 1250
 
Kingdom of Aram Damascus 1110's - 734 370's
Chald
 
Assyr
 
Persia
Middle Assyrian Period
1378 - 934
448
 
Neo-Assyrian Empire
911 - 609 302 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kingdom of Lydia
1200 - 546 654
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1000 BC Perga Founded
Kingdom of Lydia
1200 - 546 654
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8 - 700s Gordium Ruins
800s BC Kilamuwa Stela of Sam'al
Kingdom of Lydia
1200 - 546 654
797 - 47 50 Ardysus 1
747 - 18 29 Meles
718 - 687 31 Gyges
756 Founding of Cyzicus.
735-13 BC Rusahinili-Toprah-Kale
730- 10 BC Ivriz Relief of Warpalala
700 BC - 1000s 1700 Phaselis City
Kingdom of Lydia
1200 - 546 654
687 - 52 35 Gyges
631 - 19 12 Sadyates
619 Alyattes
Kingdom of Lydia
1200 - 546 654
560 - 47 13 Croesus
547 Battle of River Halys Croesus killed by Cyrus
547 Annexed by Persia
547 Battle of Pteria
547 Battle of Thymbra
600 Smyrna, Turkey. sacked & destroyed.
600 BC Dogs in Battle in Lydia Turkey
540 BC Xanthos Conquered by Persia
Bosporian Kingdom
1185 - 44
1146
Legendary
1185 - 770
415
Bosporian Kingdom
1185 - 44
1146
Migration to Ukraine
850 - 44 806
Bosporian Kingdom
1185 - 44
1146
Migration to Ukraine
850 - 44 806
Bosporian Kingdom
1185 - 44
1146
Migration to Ukraine
850 - 44 806
Chaldea Turkey.
Urartu
858 - 560
298
- Arzashkun, Armenia & Tushpa, Turkey 832 -
900 Urartu adopts Assyrian cuneiform script
Early kings
858 - 34 24
858 - 44 14 Aramu
844 - 34 10 Lutipri
Rise to power
834 - 714 120
834 - 28 6 Sarduri 1 (also Sarduris I)moved capital to Tushpa, expanded fortress of Van.
828 - 10 18 Ishpuini Establisher expanded empire & conquered Mushashir.
Urartu
858 - 560
298
Rise to power
834 - 714 120
810 - 785 25 Menua Conquerorgreatly expanded kingdom, organized centralized administrative structure, fortified a number of cities & founded fortresses, developed national canal & irrigation system.
785 - 53 32 Argishti 1 (also Argishtish 1) fortified empire's frontier, founded Yerevan.
753 - 35 18 Sarduri 2 maximum expansion; zenith of Urartian power.
735 - 14 21 Rusa 1 Assyrian & Cimmerian attacks.
Urartu
858 - 560
298
Decline 714 - 615 99
714 - 680 34 Argishti 2
680 - 39 41 Rusa 2
639 - 5 4 Sarduri 3
635 - 29 6 Erimena
629 - 615 39 Rusa 3 x590
615 - 595 20 Sarduri 4
608 Battle of Haran Turkey.
605 Battle of Charchemish Turkey.
Urartu Kingdom
858 - 560 298
Defeat & destruction
615 - 560 55
615 - 595 20 Sarduri 4
595 - 85 10 Rusa 4 raids of Assyrians, Medes & Scythians.
Orontid Dynasty 570 - 60 10
570 - 60 10 Orontes I Sakavakyats after last king of Urartu.
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800s
700s
600s
500s
1000 Iron Age Emergence ofCity States & eventuallyTen City States.
 
709 lands of Cyprus were conquered & unified byNeoAssyrian Empire under Sargon II.
669 ten citykingdoms of Cyprus declared their independence from Assyrian rule.
570 Cyprus was conquered byEgyptians under Amasis II.
526 Amasis died. His son Psammetichus III succeeded him as pharaoh.
525 kingdoms of Cyprus pledged allegiance to Cambyses II ofAchaemenid Persian Empire in anticipation of his invasion of Egypt.
525 Battle of Pelusium (BC):Persian army wiped outEgyptian army at Pelusium.
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500s
 
- Arzashkun, Tushpa, Armenia
- Arzashkun, Tushpa, Armenia
782 Founding of Erebuni by orders of King Argishtis I at site of current-day Yerevan, Armenia.
- Arzashkun, Tushpa, Armenia
- Arzashkun, Tushpa, Armenia
Satrapy of Armenia
570 - 161 409
- Armavir, Yervandashat
- Armenian & Urantian?
- Zoroastrianism
Orontid
570 - 323
447
570 - 60 10 Orontes 1 Sakavakyats
560 - 35 25 Tigranes Orontid
530 - 15 15 Vahagn
515 - 500 15 Hidarnes 1
900s
800s
700s
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500s
UK of Israel & Judah
1030 - 931
99
1030 - 970 60 David
984 Jehu
980 Syria lost to Israel
971 - 31 40 Solomon 1011 - 931 80 "The Glorious Kingdom." These were Israel's greatest years.
- Solomon & Sheba 1959
- La Regina di Saba (Queen of Sheba) 1952
999 Solomon's Temple
- Proverbs, Ecclesiastes & Song of Solomon written by Solomon during his reign.
931 Solomon died. fight for his throne resulted in twelve tribes of Israel dividing, creating Great Schism.

Kingdom of Judah
931 - 588 343
- Jerusalem, Israel
931 - 15 17 Rehoboam Made of two southern tribes, Benjamin & Judah.
925 Sack of Jerusalem China.
915 -12 3 Abijah
913 Battle of Zemaraim Israel.
912 - 871 41 Asa Good & godly
- 998 - 43 55 Manaseh
Kingdmom of Judah
931 - 588 43
871 - 49 25 Jehoshaphat
849 - 42 8 Jehoram
842 - 41 1 Ahaziah
841 - 35 6 Queen Athaliah
841 - 796 45 Jehoash

Kingdom of Judah
931 - 588 43
796 - 76 20 Amaziah
776 - 36 52 Uzziah
760 - 698 62 Book of Isaiah
758 Book of Joel
750 - 35 15 Jotham
735 - 15 20 Ahaz
725 - 665 60 Book of Hosea Reproved Israel for their sins & idolatry, warned Judah & revolted against Assyrian domination.
715 - 687 29 Hezekiah good
710 Book of Micah
700 Book of Nahum
Kingdom of Judah
931 - 588 43
687 - 42 55 Manasseh Most wicked until taken captive, then became good.
763 Solar eclipse mentioned in Old Testament
650 Ark of Covenant goes to Aksum, Ethiopia
642 - 40 2 Amon bad
640 - 10 30 Josiah good
635 Fall of Ashdod. Iraq.
630 Book of Zephaniah
629 - 588 41 Book of Jeremiah Prophesied for 41 years.
- Jeremiah 1998 TV
622 Text of Deuteronomy found in Temple in Jerusalem.
610 3M Jehoahaz Pharoah Neco of Egypt then deposed & imprisoned him, installing his son, Jehoiakim as king. Jehoahaz was taken prisoner to Egypt where he died.
610 Book of Habakkuk
610 - 598 12 Jehoiakim
609 King Josiah of Judah dies in Battle of Megiddo against Pharaoh Necho 2 of Egypt, who is on his way north to aid rump Assyrian state of Ashur-uballit 2
609 Jehoahaz succeeds his father Josiah as King of Judah, but is quickly deposed by Necho, who installs Jehoahaz's brother Jehoiakim in his place.
606 Babylon invaded Judah & took educated captives.
606 - 544 72 Book of Daniel
Kingdom of Judah
931 - 588 43
- 598 - 7 1 Jehoiachin
- 597 Babylonians capture Jerusalem, replace Jehoiachin with Zedekiah as King
- 595 Babylon again invaded Judah & took captives.
- 597 - 86 11 Zedekiah
- 592 - 70 Book of Ezekiel
- 592 2nd Babylonian Invasion Took captives.
- 587 Book of Obadiah
Yehud Medinata
539 - 332 207
- 538 Return of some Jews from Babylonian exile who build Second Temple about seventy years after destruction of First Temple, from 520 BC516 BC
- 536 - 476 60 Book of Ezra
- 536 According to tradition, Biblical prophet Daniel receives an angelic visitor
- 536 Zerubbabel was sent up to Judah with 42,360 people to rebuild Temple. Zerubbabel was governor of Jerusalem.
- 520 Book of Haggai
- 520 Book of Zechariah
- 515 Jeshua became High Priest in Jerusalem.
- Construction is completed on Temple in Jerusalem
- 587 Nebuchadnezzar 2 of Babylonia captures Jerusalem & Judah becomes a province of Babylonia
- 586 exile of Jews to Babylon
- 581 Jerusalem Burned by Babylonia
Kingdom of Israel
931 - 721
254
Jeroboam 931 - 910 21
- Samaria, Israel
- 1010 - 971 39 Book of Psalms by David
931 - 11 20 Jeroboam 1
911 - 10 2 Nadab
925 Benhadad at war with King Ahab of Israel for two years.
- Benhadad besieged Samaria. A severe famine resulted. Miraculously Syrian army panicked & fled, producing a great plenty.
957 1st Temple built at Temple mount
Kingdom of Israel
931 - 721
254
Baasha
910 - 886
24
910 - 887 24 Baasha
- 971 - 898 73 1st Book of Kings
887 - 86 2 Elah
Zimri 886 7d
886 7 d Zimri
Omri 886 - 41 45
886 - 75 12 Omri
875 - 53 22 Ahab
853 - 52 2 Ahaziah
852 - 4111 Joram
Jehu 841 - 750 91
841 - 14 28 Jehu
814 - 06 8 Jehoahaz

890 - 582 308 2nd Book of Kings
857 - 02 55 Book of Elija Tishbite
900 BC Lachish
Kingdom of Israel
931 - 721
254
806 - 791 16 Jehoash
791 - 50 41 Jeroboam 2
785 Book of Jonah in Nineveh.
784 Book of Amos
750 6m Zachariah
Shallum 749 1M
749 1m Shallum
Menahem 749 - 37 12
749 - 39 10 Menahem
739 Anarchy
739 - 37 2 Pekahiah
Pekah 737 - 32 5
737 - 32 5 Pekah
734 - 2 2 Siege of Gezer Israel.
Hoshea
732 - 22
10
732 - 22 9 Hoshea
724 - 1 3 Assyria invaded Israel & made them vassals. 10 northern tribes of "Children of Israel," was carried away into Assrya, never to return. They disappeared into lands across north, vanishing from worldview. Hence they are called "The Lost Tribes."
7 - 600s Gibeon (ancient city) Well wine industry
- Persians capture Jerusalem
597 - 77 20 Tel Arad Destroyed
- 554 Daniel cast into Lion's den
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800s
700s
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500s
Phoenicia
2500 - 539
1961
- Tyre 1000 - 333 666
Phoenicia
2500 - 539
1961
- Tyre 1000 - 333 666
Phoenicia
2500 - 539
1961
- Tyre 1000 - 333 666
? - 774 Pygmalion
739 - 30 9 Hiram 2
734 Tyre falls to Tiglath-Pileser 3 of Assyria
730 - ? Mattan 2
724 - 20 4 Siege of Tyre. Assyrians vs Tyre
Phoenicia
2500 - 539
1961
- Tyre 1000 - 333 666
Phoenicia
2500 - 539
1961
- Tyre 1000 - 333 666
539 Phoenicia annexed by Persian Empire.
900s
800s
700s
600s
500s
Kingdom of Edom 2
964 - 931 33
Edom 1800 - 931 869
964 - 31 33  Hadad 1010 - 931 79
Israeli Edom
931 - 22 9
Israeli Edom
922 - 875 47
Israeli Edom
922 - 875 47
Kingdom of Edom 3
875 - 724 151
@ Dinhabah
?
Kingdom of Edom 3
875 - 724 151
?
Assyrian Edom
724 - 612 112
Assyrian Edom
724 - 612 112
Babylonian Edom
612 - 539 73
Babylonian Edom
612 - 539 73
Kingdom of Edom 4
539 - 275 264
?
Kingdom of Moab 1
1800 - 710 1090
Early 1800 - 900 900
@ Dibon, Lebanon
 980 - 22 58  Israel, c.
Kingdom of Moab 1
1800 - 710 1090
@ Dibon, Lebanon
Dibonite 900 - 900
900 - 870 39  Israel (Northern Kingdom)
900 - 870 30 Chemosh-Gyt
870 - 40 30 Mesha the Great
Kingdom of Moab 1
1800 - 710 1090
@ Dibon, Lebanon
744 - 27 17 Shalman
727 - 04 23 Chemosh-nadab (Kammusunadbi)
Assyrian Moab
710 - 582 128
@ Dibon, Lebanon
Assyrian Moab
710 - 582 128
@ Dibon, Lebanon
Assyrian Moab
710 - 582 128
@ Dibon, Lebanon
Babylonian Moab
582 - 39 43
@ Dibon, Lebanon
Persian Moab
539 - 332 207
@ Dibon, Lebanon
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 580 1220
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
1000 - 967 33 Hanun son of Nahash
967 - 50 17 Shobi son of Nahash
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 580 1220
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
883 - 50 33 Rehob
853 - Baasha son of Rehob 
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 580 1220
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
734 34 Shanip
730 Zacchur son of Shanip
725 Jeraheazar son of Zacchur
720 Peduel 
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 580 1220
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
670 Barachel 
650 Amminadab I 
620 Hissalel son of Amminadab 
600 Amminadab II son of Hissalel 
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 580 1220
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
- 580 Baalis
580 Conquered by  Neo-Babylonian Empire
Babylonian Ammon
580 - 332 248
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
900s
800s
700s
600s
500s
Kingdom of Aram Damascus
1110's - 734 370's
? - 885 Hadad
885 - 65 20 Ben-Hadad 1 (Benhadad) X60 He was at war with King Ahab of Israel for two years.
980 2 Syria lost to Israel. Hadad (or Benhadad) was ruler of Syria. He was hired by Asa, King of Judah, to make war on Bassha, King of Israel.
Kingdom of Aram Damascus
1110's - 734 370's
880 - 42 38 Hadadezer
853 Battle of Karkar Israel.
842 - 796 46 Hazael
853 BC Camels in Warfare 1stX Battle of QarQar Syria
Kingdom of Aram Damascus
1110's - 734 370's
842 - 796 46 Hazael
796 - 2 4 Ben-Hadad 3
792 - 32 60 Rezin
734 - 2 2 Siege of Damascus Tiglath-Pileser 3 conquers city of Arpad in Syria after two years of siege.
742 Annexed by Assyria
605 Battle of Hamath Syria.
 
900s
800s
700s
600s
500s
Middle Assyria
1380 - 912
1013 - 97231 Ashur-rabi 2
972 - 67 5 Ashur-resh-ishi 2
967 - 35 32 Tiglath-Pileser 2
935 - 12 23 Ashur-Dan 2
934 - 859 75 Reclaims lands lost to Urartian invasion
Neo-Assyria
912 - 609 325
- Assur, Nineveh, Iraq.
912 - 891 21 Adad-nirari 2
Neo Assyria
912 - 609
325
- Assur, Nineveh, Iraq.
912 - 891 21 Adad-nirari 2
900 - 840 60 Assyrians expanded empire to west. By 840 they conquered Syria & Turkey, territory that had formerly belonged to Hittites.
891 - 84 7 Tukulti-Ninurta 2
884 - 59 25 Ashur-nasir-pal 2
880 Ashurnasirpal 2 moves Assyrian capital to Calah (Nimrud), Iraq.
859 - 24 35 Shalmaneser 3
856 Defeats first known king of Urartu, Aramu
824 - 11 13 Shamshi-Adad 5
811 - 8 3 Shammu-ramat, regent
811 - 783 28 Adad-nirari 3
Neo Assyria
912 - 609 325
811 - 783 28 Adad-nirari 3
783 - 73 10 Shalmaneser 4
774 Assyria conquers Damascus & Samaria.
773 - 55 18 Ashur-Dan 3 solar eclipse 763 BC
763 A solar eclipse at this date is used to fix chronology of Ancient Near East
755 - 45 10 Ashur-nirari 5
747 Nabonassar becomes king of Assyria.
745 The Crown of Assyria seized by Pul, who takes name Tiglath-Pileser 3 .
745 - 27 18 Tiglath-Pileser 3
745 Rrebuilds decaying Assyrian empire
743 Defeats Urartu & re-asserts Assyrian control over northern Syria
738 Invades Israel, forcing it to pay tribute
738 Invades Phoenicia
735 Assyrians begin incursions into Urartu
731 Assyria conquers Babylon. Shalmaneser IV is king.
728 Shalmaneaser invaded Israel. Israel, under King Hoshea, became a tributary to Assyria.
727 Loses Babylonia
727 - 2 5 Shalmaneser 5 End of Assyrian King List
724 Invades Israel
722 - 05 17 Sargon 2
722 Sargon II reorganizes Assyrian empire into 70 provinces
722 Conqueres Israel
722 Assyria deports 28,000 Israelites from Israel, who become "Ten Lost Tribes of Israel"
721 Assyria captures Samaria, capital of Israel
720 Humban-Nikash of Elam defeats Sargon II of Assyria at Battle of Der
724 - 20 4 Siege of Tyre
717 Assyria conquers Hittite stronghold of Carchemish.
717 Sargon II founds a new capital for Assyria at Dur-Sharrukin
714 Sargon 2 of Assyria defeats a Urartian army under Rusa I
709 Phrygia becomes a tributary to Assyria
705 Median Revolt Deioces became king of Media & Persia. Ruled 53 yrs
705 Sargon II moves Assyrian capital to Dur Sharrukin
705 - 681 76 Sennacherib
- Assyrians invade & conquer most of Phoenicia
704 Sennacherib moves capital of Assyria to Nineveh.
- Bablyon was destroyed & Jerusalem besieged by Sennacherib, king of Assryia.
701 Sennacherib's campaigns in Near East
701 Assyria attacks Jerusalem
701 King Hezekiah of Judah, backed by Egypt, revolts against king Sennacherib of Assyria. Sennacherib sacks many Palestinian cities, but fails in his attempt to take Jerusalem.
700 Sennacherib moves Assyrian capital to Nineveh
790s Earrings, Crown, Rosettes From of Queen Yabay's Tomb in Kalhu (modern Nimrud, Iraq) are made. They are now at Iraq Museum, Baghdad. Discovered in 1988.
700 BC Mashki Gate Nineveh

Neo Assyria
912 - 609 325
705 - 681 24 Sennacherib
691 King Sennacherib of Assyria defeats king Humban-nimena of Elam in Battle of Halule.
689 Assyrians under King Sennacherib destroy Babylon
681 - 69 12 Esarhaddon
677 Esarhaddon leads Assyrian army against rebellious Arab tribes, advances as far as Brook of Egypt.
671 - 51 20 Assyrian rule in Egypt
669 Assurbanipal succeeds his father Esarhaddon as king of Assyria.
669 - 31 38 Ashurbanipal
654 Eject Kushites from Egypt
653 Makes Elam Vassal
652 Babylonia rises in revolt under Shamash-shum-ukin against Assyrians.
649 Babylonian Revolt under Shamash-shum-ukin is crushed by Assyrians.
646 Ashurbanipal of Assyria sacks Susa bringing Elamite power to an end
640 Great victory of Assyria over Elamite Empire
640 Assyrian king Ashurbanipal founds library, which includes our earliest complete copy of Epic of Gilgamesh
631 - 27 4 Ashur-etil-ilani
627 Death of Assurbanipal, king of Assyria; he is succeeded by Assur-etel-ilani
627 Court Revolt after *'s Death
626Sin-shumu-lishir
626 Nabopolassar became king of Babylon. Uniting with Necho of Egypt & Cyaxares of Media, he took Nineveh & ended Assyrian Empire.
- Cortigiana di Babilonia (Queen of Babylon) 1956
627 - 12 15 Sin-shar-ishkun fall of Nineveh
626 Nabopolassar revolts against Assyria, founds Neo-Babylonian Empire.
625 Medes & Babylonians assert their independence from Assyria & attack Nineveh
623 Sin-shar-ishkun succeeds his brother Assur-etel-ilani as king of Assyria
614 Sack of Asshur by Medes & Babylonians.
612 Nineveh, Assyrian capital, fell to Medes & Babylonians; supported by Egyptians, an Assyrian general continued to rule for a few years from Harran.
612 - 9 3 Ashur-uballit 2 Harrandefeated by Nabopolassar of Babylonia
612 Ashur-uballit 2 attempts to keep Assyrian empire alive by establishing himself as king at Harran
612 Medes ally with Babylonia to conquer Assyria
609 Ashur-Uballit II, last Assyrian king, retreats & is defeated at Harran
601 Medes from Media (western Iran) & Scythians from modern Russia & Ukraine invade northern & eastern parts of Assyria.
614 Medes capture Ashur
641 Arabs conquer Persia & Egypt
600 BC - 575 AD Ma'rib
700 BC Lancers Assyria
681 Esarhaddon restored Babylon.
Persian Babylonia
539 - 330 239
539 Cyrus Great
539 Cyrus Great of Parsa rebels against Medes & founds Persian empire
539 Babylon was captured by Cyrus Great of Persia. His son was crowned one year later formally as King of Babylonia
539 Cyrus Great of Persia frees captive Jews from Babylonia - Cyrus Great of Parsa rebels against Medes & founds Persian empire
539 - 22 15 Cambyses 2 ^ Cyrus Great
- Conquers Egypt, defeating Psammetichus III. This is considered end of Twenty-sixth Dynasty, & start of Twenty-seventh Dynasty
538 Cyrus conquered Babylon, setting Darius on throne as an under-king. It had walls 350 feet high & 87 feet thick which incorporated 25 brass gates on each side.
537 Jews transported to Babylon are allowed to return to Jerusalem, bringing to a close Babylonian captivity
522 Smerdis (Bardiya)(Possibly a usurper) alleged ^ Cyrus Great
525 - 486 35 Darius 1 of Persia Greatbrother-in-law of Smerdis & grandson of Arsames. Becomes * after quelling a rebellion.
Assyrian Babylon
911 - 609 302
Assyrian Babylon
911 - 609 302
800 - 790 10 Ninurta-apla-X
790 - 8010 Marduk-bel-zeri
780 - 69 11 Marduk-apla-usur
769 - 1 8 Eriba-Marduk
761 - 48 13 Nabu-shuma-ishkun
748 - 34 14 Nabu-nasir (Nabonassar)
734 - 2 2 Nabu-nadin-zeri
732 Nabu-suma-ukin 2
732 Conquered by Assyria
10 Assyrian 732 - 626 106
732 - 29 3 Nabu-mukin-zeri
729 - 7 2 Tiglath-Pileser 3
727 - 2 5 Shalmaneser 5
722 - 1012 Marduk-apla-iddina 2(the Biblical Merodach-Baladan)
722 Boundary fixed by treaty with Assyria.
721 - 03 18 Chaldaeans enter Babylonia & compete for Babylonian throne
710 Judah, Tyre & Sidon revolt against Assyria.
710 - 5 5 Sharrukin 2 (Sargon 2)
705 - 3 2 Sin-ahhe-eriba (Sennacherib)
703 Marduk-zakir-shumi 2
703 Marduk-apla-iddina 2 restored
703 - 0 3 Bel-ibni
700 Bablyon destroyed
700 Seige of Jerusalem by Sennacherib, king of Assryia.
Assyrian Babylon
911 - 609 302
Babylon
1894 - 539
1355
700 - 694 6 Ashur-nadin-shumison of Sennacherib
694 - 3 1 Nergal-ushezib
693 Battle of Diyala River. Iraq.
691 Battle of Halule. Iraq.
693 - 89 4 Mushezib-Marduk
689 Assyrian Sack of Babylon, then rebuilt by Esarhaddon of Assyria in 670s
689 - 1 7 Sin-ahhe-eriba (Sennacherib)
681 - 69 12 Ashur-ahha-iddina (Esarhaddon)
681 Esarhaddon restored Babylon.
681 Conquerored Egypt
675 Esarhaddon begins rebuilding of Babylon.
668 - 48 20 Shamash-shum-ukin ^ Esarhaddon
652 - 48 4 Babylonians rebel against their Assyrian rulers
648 - 27 21 Kandalanu
626 Sin-shumu-lishir Only parts, including city of Babylon.
627 - 20 7 Sinsharishkun Lost control over Babylonia.
11 626 - 539 87
2nd Babylonian Empire
626 - 539 87
626 - 05 21 Nabu-apla-usur (Nabopolassar)
625 - 5 20 Chaldaean king, Nabopolassar, secures Babylonian throne
616 Battle of Arapha Iraq
Largest City on world 2ndX
612 - 320
292
Babylon, capital of Babylonia becomes largest city of world, taking lead from Nineveh, capital of Assyria.
612 An alliance of Medes, Babylonians & Susianians besiege & conquer Nineveh. King Sin-shar-ishkun of Assyria is killed in sack.
609 Babylonians defeat Assyrian army of Ashur-uballit 2 & capture Harran. Ashur-uballit, last Assyrian king, disappears from history.
606 Babylon invaded Judah & took educated captives.
605 Battle of Carchemish Crown Prince Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon defeats army of Necho II of Egypt, securing Babylonian conquest of Assyria. Babylonians pursue through Syria & Palestine.
605 Nebuchadrezzar 2 succeeds his father Nabopolassar as King of Babylon
Assyrian Babylon
911 - 609 302
Babylon
1894 - 539
1355
2nd Babylonian Empire
626 - 539 87
Largest City on world 2ndX
612 - 320
292
605 - 562 43 Nabu-kudurri-usur 2 (Nebuchadrezzar 2)
- Chaldee-Babylonian Empire extended from Tigris to Nile Rivers. Daniel 11:38
600 Hanging Gardens of Babylon
588 Babylon under Nebuchadrezzar II invaded Jerusalem & brought Jewish independence to an end. From this time on Jews are under Babylon, Persia, Egypt, Syria & Rome until 70 A.D. when they were scattered around world. On tenth of Loos, Solomon's temple burned. Lamentations about this.
586 Conquers Phoenicia
562 - 60 2 Amel-Marduk
560 - 56 4 Nergal-shar-usur (Nergal-sharezer/Neriglissar)
556 Labashi-Marduk
556 - 39 17 Nabu-na'id (Nabonidus) last King of Babylon
550 Battle of Fetters.
539 Battle of Opus Defeated & X by Cyrus 2