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Hittite Empire 1460 - 1180 280
 
 
 Kingdom of Troy 1473 - 1184 289
   
 
   
Kingdom of Urartu 1350 - 590 760
 
 
Jericho
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Book of First Chronicles from Creation to deat of King David 4004 - 1015 3989
Aaron 1451
 
80 yrs of peace
 
1 Sam
2 Sam
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
7th Serv
   
 
Josh
Othniel
 1409 - 1369 40
Moab
18 
Confederation of Judges 1409 - 1115 254
Numbers
 
David
UK I & J
1050 - 930 120
 
 
Kingdom of Phoenicia 1550 - 300 1250
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Increasing use of iron in Western Asia 1300 - 1100 200
 
Old Assyrian Period 2025 - 1378 419
Middle Assyrian Period 1378 - 934 448
   
Kingdom of Lydia 1200 - 546 654
Kingdom of Arzawa 1500 - 1200 300
 
 
Kassite Babylon 3 1374 - 1155 219
Babylon, from Isin 1155 - 1025 130
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Hittite 1
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1496 - 86 10 Zidanta 1
1486 - 66 20 Ammuna
1466 - 1 5 Huzziya 1
- Telepinu
Hittite Empire
1460 - 1180 280
- Hattusa, Turkey.
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- Alluwamna
- Tahurwaili
1500 - 1450 50 Hantili 2
1450 - 35? 15 Zidanta 2
1435 - 20? 15 Huzziya 2
1430 - 1350 80 Kaska invasions of Hatti
1420 - 05? 15 Muwatalli 1 New Kingdom (Empire)
1405 - 1390? 15 Tudhaliya 1
1480 Treaty clay tablet at Alalakh
Hittite 1
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Hittit Empire
1460 - 1180 280
1450 - 1300 150 Hittite culture reached its highpoint & dominated territory North & East of Babylon including Turkey & northern Palestine.
1405 - 1390? 15 Tudhaliya 1
1390 - 75? 15 Arnuwanda 1
1375 - 60? 15 Hattusili 2 (existence disputed)
1360 - 44 16 Tudhaliya 2
1350 1st recorded smallpox epidemic took place during an Egyptian-Hittite war. Hittite warriors caught disease from Egyptian prisoners. king & heir were fatally infected & empire fell apart.
- Tudhaliya 3 "the Younger"eldest ^ Tudhaliya 2, assassinated upon his father's death, it's not known if he actually ruled or not. He was Suppiluliuma 1's older brother
1344 - 22 22 Suppiluliuma 1 expanded empire; mentioned in Amarna letters
1322 - 1 1 Arnuwanda 2
1321 - 1295 26 Mursili 2
1344 - 22 Hattusa Liongate
1320 BC - 1400s AD Miletus
Hittite
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Hittite 1
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1321 - 1295 26 Mursili 2
1295 - 72 23 Muwatalli 2
1274 Battle of Kadesh Hittites fought off invading Egyptians. This reflected power gained from trading metals abundant in Turkey. in fifth year of his reign Ramesses moved to meet & destroy forces of Hittite king, Muwatallis, grandson of Suppililiumas. Here some 70,000-100,000 armed men clashed for two days... & was decisive in that Hittite advanced no further.
1274 Siege of Dapur Syria
- Signed a treaty with Alaksandu, ruler of Arzawa land known as Wilusa.
1272 - 67 5 Mursili 3 a.k.a. Urhi-Teshub
1267 - 37 30 Hattusili 3 Peace treaty with Egypt, a copy of which is at U.N., ca. 1258
1237 - 09 28 Tudhaliya 4 his cousin Kurunta fl. ca. 1228/7; Battle of Nihriya
1209 - 7 2 Arnuwanda 3
1207 - 1178 29 Suppiluliuma 2 fall of Hattusa, ca. 1178
1250 - 20 King Thudalija carving in Yazilikaya
1200s - 1000 AD Metropolis (Anatolia)

Hittite 1
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1200 - 1150 50 Late Bronze Age collapse 
1207 - 117829 Suppiluliuma 2 fall of Hattusa, ca. 1178
1192 Ramessu 3 beat back a more formidable attack. inscription describing this war was engraved on second pylon of temple of Medinet Habu. Hittites & North Syrians had been so crippled by them that Ramessu took opportunity to extend frontier of Egyptian territory northward.
1185 The Hittite empire fell to “Sea People,” an invading group coming from west whose precise identity is unknown.
1150 - 1100 50 Aeolian Immigrations begin to Asia Minor.
1185 Troy Destroyed
Wall
1100 Karatepe Statue
1100 - 1000 100 Ionian Immigration to Asia Minor.
1000s - 717 Kingdom of Sam'al
Kingdom of Arzawan
1500 - 1200
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- W Turkey
       
bronze age settlement of site of Trojan War. inhabitants probably spoke Luvian, an Indo-European language related to Hittite.
1473 Troas founds city of Troy
1239 Troy was captured by Argonauts.
1220 - 1184 36 Priam
1220 - 1184 36 Priam
1194 - 84 10 Trojan War Greeks VS Troy
1194 - 84 10 Siege of Troy
1184 Achilles VS Hectar
- Helen of Troy 2003 
- Helen of Troy 1956
- Trojan Horse 1962
- Trojan Women 1972
- Troy   2004
- Odyssey 1977
- Odyssey 1997  TV miniseries  
- Ulysses 1954
 
     
 
     
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Bosporia
1185 - 44
1146
- Survivors of Troy who migrated to Turkey & Ukraine
Legendary
1185 - 770
415
1185 - 50 35 Helenus 1 ^ Priam 1
1150 - 25 25 Genger
1125 - 00 25 ?

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15 - 1300 Mitanni Houses at Tell Brak Syria
1400s - 1180 Royal Palace of Ugarit Ugarit Corbel Syria
Phoenicia
2500 - 539
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- Tyre, Syria
Phoenicia
2500 - 539
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Phoenicia
2500 - 539
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Phoenicia
2500 - 539
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Phoenicia
2500 - 539
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1000s Tell Barri Walled Syria
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9000 Aceramic Neolithic first known human evidence PrePottery Neolithic B. Introduced dogs, sheep, goats & deer toisland. Worlds earliest wells.
6000 Aceramic NeolithicChoirokoitia Culture blooms with continued developments in farming. Lithic industry.
4500 Ceramic Neolithic There is an influx of newcomers toisland. House designs begin to move to square sides from roundhouses.
3800 Neolithic 2 Just asSotira culture begins a massive earthquake destroys much ofislands infrastructure & population.
3500 Chalcolithicemergence of metalworking & Copper.
2400 Early & Middle Bronze Age Philia culture, house sizes increased & towns well organised. Emergence of defense fortresses & an influx of new people, mainly Anatolian. Cattle reintroduced.
1500 Late Bronze Age (LBA)
Egyptian Pharaoh Thutmose III claimed Cyprus & imposed a tax onisland.
1300 LBA Cypriots own language developed, CyproMinoan syllabary, ruled byHittites, Ugarit & Egyptians. Horned altars.
1200 LBA Own writing developed, CyproMinoan script, increase in Mycenaean pottery production.
   
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1636 - 1491 145 Exodus
Moses 1393 - 1273 120
- Ten Commandments 1956
- Moses 1996  TV
- Moses Law Giver 1975 
- Prince of Egypt 1998
1574 - 1451 123 Aaron fathered four children & created Levitical priesthood.
1491 marriage of brother & sister was common until prohibited by Law of Moses
- Moses sees burning bush
1491 - 52 39 Numbers Wandering of Israelites.
1451 Entrance into Canaan
12 Tribes of Israel reached Promised Land.
Book of Deuteronomy written in five weeks
1451 - 26 25 Book of Joshua
1426 - 1409 17 Time of Elders years from death of Joshua to first Judge. Once these Elders died nation began to abandon Theocracy. Leadership was weak & for most part people did "every man what is right in his own eyes."
1417 Israelite's 1st Servitude to Mesopotamia
1600 Battle of Megiddo Israel
Confederation of Judges
1409 - 1115 254
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1409 - 1369 40 Othniel 1st
1369 - 51 18 Israel's 2nd Servitude by Elgon, king of Moab
1356 - 43 13 Ehud 2nd
1343 - 38 5 Shamgar 3rd
1338 - 1298 40 Deborah & Barak 4th
1356 - 1276 80 years of peace
1300s Gezer Palace
1300s Tell Abu Hawam
Confederation of Judges
1409 - 1115 254
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1291 - 51 40 Gideon 5th
1253 Abimelech sixth judge. one of Gideon's sons, killed his brothers & appointed himself as Judge. His term lasted 3 years.
1251 - 28 23 Tola 6th
1228 - 06 22 Jair 7th
1228 - 10 18 Philistine & Ammonite oppression of Israel.
1206 - 00 6 Jephthah 8th
1274 Battle of Gibeah Israel
Confederation of Judges
1409 - 1115 254
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1200 - 1193 7 Ibzan 9th
1193 - 83 10 Elon 10th
1183 - 43 40 7th servitude under Philistines lasted 40 yrs
1183 - 75 8 Abdon 11th
1182 Belvoir Castle
1182 Beit She'an Castle
1175 - 55 20 Samson 12th
1100s Jebusite City Wall in Jerusalem city of david
1155 - 15 40 Eli 13th
1115 - 1095 20 Samuel 14th
- Samson & Delilah 1949 1984 TV 1996 TV 
1171 - 1056 115 Samuel 1
1155 - 35 20 8th servitude under Philistines
1140 - 30 10 Book of Ruth
- Story of Ruth 1960
1060 - 20 40 Numbers
1047 - 07 Saul, ^ Kish, of tribe of Benjamin, 1st King of Israel. Theocracy ended & Jewish Monarchy began.
1055 - 17 38 2nd Samuel Book
1050 Battle of Mount Gibea David defeated Jebusites & Jerusalem became capital of Israel.
UK of Israel & Judah
1030 - 931
99
- 1030 - 970 60 David
- David & Goliath 1960
- King David 1985
- David 1997
- David & Batsheba 1951
- 1023 Absolom revolted Defeated & died.
- Palestine became home of both Canaanites & Children of Israel.
       
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Tribe of Edom
1800 - 1313 487
@ Dinhabah
Edom 1800 - 931 869
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Tribe of Edom
1800 - 1313 487
@ Dinhabah
Edom 1800 - 931 869
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Tribe of Edom
1800 - 1313 487
@ Dinhabah
Edom 1800 - 931 869
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Kingdom of Edom 1
1213 - 1000 213
@ Edom
Edom 1800 - 931 869
1213 - 1180 33 Bela ^ Beor
Kingdom of Edom 1
1213 - 1000 213
@ Edom
Edom 1800 - 931 869
1180 - 47 33 Jobab ^ Zerah * Job from Book of Job
1147 - 1114 33 Husham of Teman
1114 - 1081 33 Hadad of Bedad
Defeated  Midianites in Moab
Moved capital to Avith
Kingdom of Edom 1
1213 - 1000 213
@ Avith
Edom 1800 - 931 869
1081 - 48 33 Samlah of Masrekah
1048 - 1015 33 Saul
1015 - 1000 15 Baal-hanan
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 332 1568
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 332 1568
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 332 1568
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 332 1568
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
Kingdom of Ammon
1800 - 332 1568
@ Rabath Ammon, Lebanon
1050 - 1017 33 Nahash
Kingdom of Moab
1800 - 400 1500
@ Dibon, Lebanon
1400 - Saraph
- 1400 Sheth
Kingdom of Moab
1800 - 400 1500
- 1300 Sheth
Kingdom of Moab
1800 - 400 1500
1300 - Zippor
1280 - Balak
1250 - Eglon the Corpulent
Kingdom of Moab
1800 - 400 1500
Kingdom of Moab
1800 - 400 1500
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Middle Assyria
1380 - 912
468
1380 - 53 27 Eriba-Adad 1
1353 - 18 35 Ashur-uballit 1
1363 Ashur-Uballit revolts against Mitanni rule & founds Assyrian Empire
1317 - 08 9 Enlil-nirari
1307 - 1296 11 Arik-den-ili
Middle Assyria
1380 - 912
468
1295 - 64 31 Adad-nirari 1
1263 - 34 29 Shalmaneser 1
1273 Shalmaneser of Assyria conquers Mitanni
1271 Assyria & Babylon united under Tiglathninip I, ^ Shalmaneser I. He was first to assume title, "King of Nations" as king of Sumir & Akkad.
1260 Assyrian scribes first mention Urartu
1240 Assyrians sack Babylon
1233 - 1197 36 Tukulti-Ninurta 1 depossed by son Ashur
1220 Babylon & Assyria became separate nations again.
Assyria resists incursions by Mushki & Urartu
1200 Gilgamesh Epic
1100s Qobustan Petroglyphs Azerbaijan
1155 Assyria & Elam attack Babylonia ending Kassite rule
Middle Assyria
1380 - 912
468
1115 - 1076 39 Tiglath-Pileser 1
1080 few Assyrian inscriptions were known for about 150 years. Hebrew kings, David & Solomon, became strong as Assyria became weak.
1076 - 4 2 Asharid-apal-Ekur
1074 - 56 18 Ashur-bel-kala
1056 - 4 2 Eriba-Adad 2 Deposed by Shamshi
1054 - 50 4 Shamshi-Adad 4
1050 - 31 19 Ashur-nasir-pal 1
1031 - 19 12 Shalmaneser 2
1019 - 3 6 Ashur-nirari 4
1000 Urartu overruns much of Assyria
Babylon
1894 - 539
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Kassite 1531 - 1155 376
1531 - 1500 31 Agum 2 (Agum-Kakrime)
1500 - 1490 10 Burnaburiash 1 Treaty with Puzur-Ashur 3 of Assyria
1490 - 80 10 Kashtiliash 3
1480 - 70 10 Ulamburiash Conquers first Sealand dynasty
1470 - 10 60 Agum 3
1410 - 1400 10 Karaindash Contemporary of Amenophis 3 of Egypt
1400 - 1375 25 Kadashman-harbe 1
1186 - 72 14 Meli-Shipak 2
1171 - 59 12 Marduk-apla-iddina
1168 Shutruk-Nahhunte of Elam invades Babylon & places his son on throne
1158Zababa-shuma-iddin
1157 - 5 2 Enlil-nadin-ahi Defeated by Shutruk-Nahhunte of Elam
1155 Assyria & Elam attack Babylonia ending Kassite rule
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