1900s
1800s
1700s
1600s
1500s
Hittite 1 2200 - 1600 600
   
Book of Genesis Beginning of the world to death of Joseph 4004 - 1635 2369
Book of Exodus 1636 - 1491 145
Book of First Chronicles from Creation to the death of King David 4004 - 970 3034
Shem 2446 - 1846 600
Moses 1571
Arphaxad 2347 - 1909 438
     
Kohath 1735 - 1602 133
 
Aaron 1574 - 1451 123
Sarah 2292 - 1859 433
 
Jacob 1836 - 1689 147
   
Reu
 
Ishmael 1910 - 1773 137
 
Serug
 
Joseph 1745 - 1635 110
 
 
Abraham 1996 - 1821 175
 
 
Isaac 1876 - 1716 160
   
 
Sh
Id
Ur
Bu
Li
Er
En
Za
It
Ur
Si
Da
Isin Kingdom 1953 - 1730 223
Babylon 2 Sealand Dynasty 1732 - 1460 272
 
Babylonian Empire 1830 - 1531 299
 
   
Old Assyrian Period 1800 - 1381 419
 
Shamshi
 
  Troy
 
Larsa 1940 - 1674 266
 

 

 

 

Hittite 1
2200 - 1600
600
1650 - 1600 50 conquests of Hattusili I and Mursili I
1600s Pithana king of Kussara, conqueror of Neša
1600s Piyusti king of Hatti, defeated by Anitta
1600s Anitta king of Kussara, destroyer of Hattusa
- Tudhaliya
- PU-Sarruma

Old Kingdom
- Labarna Itraditional founder, but may be legendary

 

Hittite 1
2200 - 1600
600
1595 The Hittites captured Babylon and retreated. They left the city open to Kassite domination which lasted about 300 years.
1586 - 56 30 Hattusili 1 a.k.a. Labarna 2 perhaps the first ruler to reoccupy Hattusa
1556 - 26 30 Mursili 1sacked Babylon, ca. 1531
1526 - 1496 30 Hantili 1
Troy
1546 - 1184
 362
- Bronze age settlement of the site of the Trojan War. The inhabitants probably spoke Luvian, an Indo-European language related to Hittite. Founded by Scamander
1546 - ? Scamander
Arphaxad 2347 - 1909 438
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Sarah 2292 - 1859 433
-
Reu 2217 - 1978 239
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Serug 2185 - 1955 230
- ^^^^^ Shem
- 1998 Noah died at the age of 950.
Abraham 1996 - 1821 175
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- Abraham 1994
1921 Abraham & Lot left Ur for Canaan.
1919 A famine drove Abraham and Lot into Egypt.
1916 Abraham and Lot separated
1913 The Elamites invaded Sodom. Chedoralaomer took Lot and all the people of Sodom captive. Abraham pursued and recaptured all. He killed the four kings. Genesis 14
1913 - 1776 137 Ishmael Fathered 12 sons and became the father of the Arab nations.
1908 Hagar, Sarah's slave mistress, bore Abraham a son, Ishmael. Ishmael lived 137 years. He fathered 12 sons and became the father of the Arab nations.
1898 covenant of circumcision was made
Isaac 1876 - 1716 180
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1846 Shem died at 600.
1836 Twin sons, Esau and Jacob, born to Isaac and Rebekah.
1821 Abraham died at the age of 175.
1817 Eber died at 464
1892 Sodom & Gomorah destroyed
- Sodom and Gomorrah 1963
Jacob 1836 - 1689 147
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Ishmael 1910 - 1773 137
-
1773 Ishmael died at 137.
1752 Jacob had twelve sons from whom sprang the "Twelve Tribes" of the Israelites. Jacob married both Leah (by trickery) and Rachel. Leah bore Jacob six sons and one daughter. Her maid, Zilpah, whom she caused to be a surrogate mother for her, bore Jacob two sons. Rachel bore Jacob two sons and her maid, Bilhah, whom she caused to be a surrogate mother for her, bore Jacob two sons.
Joseph 1745 - 1635 110
-
Kohath 1735 - 1602 133
- ^2 Levi. Levitical priesthood came from him. Direct ancestor of Moses and Aaron.
1732 Jacob was called by God to move back to Canaan. changed his name to "Israel."
- Jacob 1994 TV
- The Story of Jacob and Joseph 1974 TV
1728 Joseph was sent captive to Egypt at the age of seventeen.
- Joseph 1995 
1715 Joseph was made governor of Egypt.
1706 Jacob, now called Israel, and his family went into Egypt. 75 people in all.
- 1655 the book of Job.
Exodus Book 1636 - 1491 145
-
1580 Miraim became a prophetess and leader in the Israelite exodus.
Aaron 1574 - 1451 123
- 4C and created the Levitical priesthood was founded.
Joshua 1536 - 1426 110
- son of Nun, of the tribe of Ephraim, was born. Leader of Israel after Moses' death
1530 Exodus, Moses escaped Egypt and settled in Midian.
1500 Book of Leviticus written in one month
Moses 1571 - 1451 120
- Ten Commandments 1956
- Moses 1996  TV
- Moses the Law Giver 1975 
- Prince of Egypt 1998

Isin
1953 - 1730
223
- Isin, Iraq
1953 - 21
32 Ishbi-Erra
1920 - 11
9 Shu-ilishu
1910 - 1890
20 Iddin-Dagan
1889 - 71
18 Ishme-Dagan
1870 - 60
10 Lipit-Eshtar
1859 - 32
27 Ur-Ninurta
1831 - 11
20 Bur-Suen
1810 - 6
4 Lipit-Enlil
1805 - 1799
6 Erra-imitti
1798 - 75
23 Enlil-bani
1774 - 2
2 Zambiya
1771 - 68
3 Iter-pisha
1767 - 4
3 Ur-du-kuga
1763 - 53
10 Sin-magir
1752 - 30
22 Damiq-ilishu
Larsa
1940 - 1674
266
- Larsa, Iraq.
1940 - 12 16 Emisum
Neo - Assyria
1920 - 609 1311
- Assur, then Nineveh, Upper Tigris river, Iraq.
Babylonian Empire
1830 - 1531
299
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1830 - 17 13 Sumu-abum or Su-abu
1817 - 1781 36 Sumu-la-El
Larsa
1940 - 1674 266
1912 - 1877 35 Samium
1877 - 689 ZabaiaSon of Samium, First royal inscription
1868 - 41 27 GungunumGained independence from Lipit-Eshtar of Isin
1841 - 30 11 Abisare
1830 - 01 29 Sumuel
- 1852 Assyria, a colony from Babylonia, capital Asshur, became independent under Ismi.
Early Assyria
- Sulili, "son of Aminu"
- Kikkiya
- Akiya
- Puzur-Ashur I
- Shalim-ahum Ilu-shuma (fl. ca. 1825 (short), contemporary of Samu-abum of Babylonia
"altogether 6 kings (whose names were written on?) bricks whose eponyms are (not known?)."
Babylonian Empire
1830 - 1531
299
1781 - 67 14 Sabium (Sabum)
1767 - 49 18 Apil-Sin
1748 - 29 19 Sin-muballit
1728 - 1686 42 Hammurabi
1764 Hammurabi conquers Elam,
Old Assyrian Period
1800 - 1381 619
- Assur, Iraq.
1813 - 1781
Shamshi-Adad 1 rules the city of Ashur in Assyria
1800 - 1765 35 Erishum 1
1765 - ? Ikunum
- Sargon 1
- Puzur-Ashur 2
- Naram-Suen
- Erishum 2deposed by shamshi
1800 - 1765 35 Erishum 1
1765 - ? Ikunum
- Sargon 1
- Puzur-Ashur 2
- Naram-Suen
- Erishum 2 deposed by shamshi
1763 founds Babylonia
1760 conquers Ashur ending first Assyrian empire
- Hammurabi of Babylon conquers Ashur ending the first Assyrian empire
1758 Code of Hammurabi written
1752 Kutur-Nahhunte of Elam conquers southern Babylonia
Larsa
1940 - 1674
266
1801 - 1785 16 Nur-Adad Contemporary of Sumu-la-El of Babylon
1785 - 78 7 Sin-Iddinam ^
1778 - 6 2 Sin-Eribam
1776 - 1 5 Sin-IqishamContemporary of Zambiya of Isin, Son of Sin-Eribam
1771 - 70 1 Silli-Adad
1770 - 58 12 Warad-Sin co-regency with Kudur-Mabuk his father
1758 - 1699 59 Rim-Sin 1Contemporary of Irdanene of Uruk, Defeated by Hammurabi of Babylon, Brother of Warad-Sin
1720 Kassite attacks on Babylon
Babylonian Empire
1830 - 1531
299
1728 - 1686 42 Hammurabi
1686 - 48 38 Samsu-iluna
1648 - 20 28 Abi-eshuh
1620 - 1583 63 Ammi-ditana
1700 All Babylonia was permanently united. The capital, "Babylon the Great," for some 1700 years stood as the queen city of the world. Pliny says, "It was the greatest city the sun ever shone upon." "Its walls, 300 feet high and 75 feet wide, enclosed an area of 225 square miles. Its temples, palaces, fortresses, brazen gates, quays, artificial mountains and lakes, made it one of the Seven Wonders of the World." Strabo.
- 1600 Hittites, under King Mursilis I, sack Babylon
Larsa
1940 - 1674 266
1699 - 8613 Hammurabi of BabylonOfficial Babylonian rule, code of Hammurabi
1686 - 78 8 Samsu-iluna of BabylonOfficial Babylonian rule
1678 - 4 4 Rim-Sin 2 X in revolt against Babylon

Old Assyrian Period
1800 - 1381 619
- Assur, Iraq.
1700 - 1666 34 Shamshi-Adad 1 conquered by Hammurabi of Babylon.
1666 - 3333 Ishme-Dagan 1
- Mut-Ashkur married to a Hurrian queen
- Remu...
- Asinum driven out by vice-regent Puzur-Suen because he was of foreign extraction; not included in the standard King List, but attested in Puzur-Suen's - inscription

Seven usurpers
- Ashur-dugul
- Ashur-apla-idi
- Nasir-Suen
- Suen-namir
- Ipqi-Ishtar
- Adad-salulu
- Adasi

Post Usurpers
- Bel-bani 10
- Libaya 17
- Sharma-Adad 1 12
- Iptar-Suen 12
- Bazaya 28
- Lullaya 6
- Shu-Ninua 14
- Sharma-Adad 2 3
- Erishum 3 13
- Shamshi-Adad 2 6
- Ishme-Dagan 2 16
- Shamshi-Adad 3 16
- Ashur-nirari 1 26
- Puzur-Ashur 3 24 or 14
- Enlil-nasir 1 13
- Nur-ili 12
- Ashur-shaduni 1 month deposed by ashur rabi
- Ashur-rabi 1
- Ashur-nadin-ahhe 1 deposed by brother Enlil
1420 - 15 5 Enlil-nasir 2
1414 - 08 6 Ashur-nirari 2
1407 - 1399 8 Ashur-bel-nisheshu
1398 - 1 7 Ashur-rim-nisheshu
1390 - 81 9 Ashur-nadin-ahhe 2

Babylon
- Migrated from Zagros Mountains in Lorestan in Iran. Attacked Babylon in 1677. Took Northern Mesopotamia in 1531 & All in 1475
- Gandash
- Agum 1
- Kashtiliash 1
- Ushshi
- Abirattash
- Kashtiliash 2
- Urzigurumash
- Harbashihu
- Tiptakzi
- Atra

Babylonian Empire
1830 - 1531
299
1620 - 1583 37 Ammi-ditana
1582 - 62 20 Ammi-saduqa or Ammisaduqa Venus tablet of Ammisaduqa
1562 - 31 31 Samsu-Ditana
- 1500 Assyria subject to Mitanni rule