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CHRONOLOGICAL Tables PROM SAUL TO THE DEATH OF Simon Mac
CABAEUS, AND FROM KING Herod's ENTRANCE ON HIS GOVERNMENT TO THE IMPRISONMENT OF PAUL AT Rome.
1048 David, after Ishbosheth's murder, Tyre flourishes. Hiram, successor of
king over all Israel. Jebus (Jeru. his father Abibal, reigns as king
or Tanitic Dynasty in Egypt.)
1015 David*. Solomon king.
1012 Temple begun on Moriah. Independent kingdom of Syria-Da1006 | Temple completed and dedicated.
Reson king: Other splendid edifices built in and Hiram of Tyre in friendship with out of Jerusalem.
Solomon 975 Solomon*. His son Rehoboam king. King Shishak (Sesonchis) reigns in
Egypt, of 22d (Bubast.) Dynasty.
B.C. Kingdom of Judah. Kingdom of Israel.
ed as king only by Jeroboam king. Mo.
the Egyptian king
Shishak. 957 Abijah king.
Jeroboam engages in 955 Asa king
war against Abijah.
Tabrimmon reigns in
953. Baashah king. Judah in league with War between Judah and Benhadad I. reigns in Syria-Damascus. Israel.
and Omri contend for
924. Tibni*. Omri only,
king (in Tirzah). Sa-
dence, built, in 923.
of 918. Ahab king. Jeze-
Syria-Damascus. cess, his queen.
abites, invading Ju-
The Moabites refuse to
In Sidon (and Tyre)
Ethbaal (Ithobal) reigns, whose daugh.
ter is married to Ahab. Benhadad II, reigns in
896. Joram king.
Israel and Judah at
tempt to subdue the
Jehoram marries Atha.
liah,daugh. of Jezebel,
Jerusalem. 885 | Ahaziah king.
Expedition of Judah Hazael reigns in Syria
and Israel against Sy- Damascus.
The prophet Elisha. 884 Athaliah, mother of A. Jehu king, after the Lycurgus in Sparta.
haziah, after his mur- death of Joram.
seize on the country
east of the Jordan. 878 Athaliah killed. Joash,
In Tyre, Pygmalion her grandson, raised
reigns 47 years. In to the throne by the
the 7th of his reign, priests.
his sister Dido is said to have escaped to Africa and founded Carthage. Jos. Apion.1.18, 143 yrs after the build.
ing of Solomon's tem860 Prophet Joel.
ple. 856. Jehoahaz king.
The land hard pressed 340 The Syrians appear be. by the Syrians.
fore Jerusalem and 840. Joash king.
exact a tribute. War with the Syrians. Benhadad III. reigns in 838 Joash murdered. Am
The Moabites attack Is.
Edom and takes Se- War betw.Israel&Judah.
772. Zachariah, son of
ed. Shallum king.
king. Israel tributary 758 Jotham king.
to Assyria. Isaiah prophesies un- 760. Pekahiah king. 753. Rome founded. der this and the two 758. Pekahiahmurdered. following kings. Pekah king.
747. Nabonassar, king of 741 Ahaz king.
Babylon. Era of NaAhaz, attacked by Israel
bonassar commences. and Syria, purchases
Rezin king in Syriaaid of Assyria.
Damascus; TiglathThe Assyrians conquer
Pileser, in Assyria. Edomites revolt? The the country E. of the The first, in a
Philistines seize on a Jordan, and N. Pales- with the last, loses his part of the west of Ju- tine, and take captive
crown and life. dah. Judah depend- the people.
In Egypt, 3 dynasties, ent on Assyria. 738. Pekah murdered
contemporary--a Ta. Anarchy ?
nitic, a Saïtic, and an
Ethiopian(in UpperE.) 729. Hoshea king, trib- In Assyria, (Me
utary to Assyria. dia and Babylo 725 Hezekiah king, fights
nia), Shalmanezer successfully with the
reigns ; marches into Philistines.
Hither Asia, subdues The prophet Micah. 722. Hoshea, relying on a part of Phenicia.
the aid of Egypt, at- Elulaeus is king of tempts to throw off Tyre.(Jos. Ant.9.14.2.) the Assyrian yoke, oc- So, i.e. Sevechus of the casions an Assyrian 25th (Ethiop.) dynas
invasion. Samaria ty, reigns in Egypt. Alliance with Egypt, as besieged.
Sargon, king of Assyria, a defence against As- 721. Samaria takon. besieges Ashdod. syria.
Kingdom of Israel de- 715. um Pompilius stroyed. The inhabi- chosen king at Rome. tants carried into ex- Sennacherib, king of As
ilc. The land colo. syria, marches against 712 The Assyrians besiege nized by the Assyrians. Egypt; is met by Tir
Jerusalem, but sud- Moabites spread over hakah(Tarakos), king denly retreat.
the country E. of the of the 25th (Ethiop.) Jordan (earlier ?). Dynasty.
B.C. Kingdom of Judah. Kingdom of Israel. Synchronisms.
Media becomes indeking.
pendent of Assyria.
In Babylonia, Mcrodach A Babylonian embassy
Baladan (an indepen. at Jerusalem.
dent) king; then Ele
bus. He subdued by 696 Manasseh king.
Sennacherib. Carried captive,by the New Assyrian colonists Assyrians,to Babylon, transplanted 10 Israel Esarhaddon reigns in but set free? by Esarhaddon.
Assyria (after 696 ?) In Egypt, the Dodek
archy (after 671 ?) 641 Amon king.
15 years. Then Psam. 639 Amon murdered. Josi
metichus becomes sole ah king
sovereign (656). 627 Jeremiah appears as a
Scythian hosts march prophet, and prophe
through Palestine. sies down to the de
625. The Babylonian, struction ofJerusalem.
beProphets Zephaniah and
comes an independent Habakkuk.
king 622 Discovery of a copy of the book of the law,
Draco in Athens. in repairing the temple. Thorough reform Also in the cities of Is- 616. Tarquinius Priscus,
of the theocracy. rael, Josiah destroys king at Rome. Prophet Jeremiah be
the remains of idolagins to prophesy. try.
Pharaoh Necho marches 609 Josiah is slain in battle
against the Chaldeans with the Egyptians,
to the Euphrates. near Megiddo. Jeho
606. The Egyptians are ahaz king 3 months.
defeated, near CircesiAfter Jehoahaz is
um, by the Chaldeans. dethroned, Jehoiakim
Cyaxeres, the Median, placed by the Egyp.
takes Nineveh and tian king the
subdues Assyria. throne.
king of Babylon. 598 Jehoiakim*. Jehoiachin
reigns three months.
Events in Jewish History.
the temple plundered ; Jehoiachin
(among them Ezekiel).
Psammuthis II. reigns in Egypt. 595 Ezekiel appears as a prophet in Bab
Daniel in the Chaldean court. 590 The inclination of Zedekiah to seek Vaphres or Hophra (after 590) reigns
aid from Egypt, occasions an inva- in Egypt.
Zedekiah put to death. The greater
B.C. Events in Jewish History.
dea by the Babylonians, is mur- In 586 or 585, Nebuchadnezzar be-
accompanies them. 584 Last deportation of the Jews to Bab
B.C. Events in Jewish History.
WEST 536 The exiled Jews receive Cyrus ascends the Medo- Pisistratus. Pythago
permission from Cy. Babylonian throne. ras. Croesus in Lydia.
534. Tarquinius Superpany, Jews and Le.
bus becomes king at vites, return. Zerub
Rome. babel. Jeshua. 534 Building of the temple
The Samaritans exclu- 529. Cyrus*. Camby
ded from taking part ses king of Persia.
525. Egypt and the
temple is interdicted conquered by the Per-
522. Smerdis, a Magian,
ascends the Persian 520 The building of the tem- throne. Cambyses*.
ple proceeds. The 521. Smerdis is mur.
taspes chosen king 516 The temple completed
510. Tarquin. Superand dedicated.
bus banished. Rome Xerxes king of Persia. a republic. 485. Esther, Mordecai. 492 seq. Wars of the
465. Xerxes murdered. Persians and Euro458 A second company of
Artabanus. ArtaJews under Ezra ar- xerxes Longimanus. rive in Palestine.
480. Xerxes and Leoni
das at Thermopylae.
Themistocles. 445 Nehemiah, royal viceroy
460 seq. Age of Pericles in Palestine. Con
at Athens. firms and arranges
451. Laws of XII Tables the civil and religious 424-3. Xerxes II., Sog. in Rome. affairs.
dianus, and Darius Sybaris in Italy peopled
Nothus, successively by a Greek colony.
second time to Pales-