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Christian Chronological Chart

The following chart provides a brief outline of the major periods of occupation of the Land of the Bible. However, this is not an exact statement of the dates of the periods in history.

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The following chart provides a brief outline of the major periods of occupation of the Land of the Bible. However, this is not an exact statement of the dates of the periods in history.



Old Testament Period

2,000

B.C. Abraham, Isaac, Jacob

1,650

B.C. Israel in Egypt

1,280

B.C. Exodus from Egypt, Israel enters Promised Land.

1,200

B.C. Period of the Judges

1,020

B.C. Saul, David, Solomon

950

B.C. Divided Monarchy

721

B.C. Exile Northern Kingdom

586

B.C. Exile Southern Kingdom

539

B.C. Return of the Jews

 

 

Inter-Testamental Period

330

B.C. Alexander the Great

301-200

B.C. Ptolemaic Era

200-135

B.C. Seleucid Era

(164

B.C. Hasmonaean Revolt)

135-63

B.C. Jewish Independence

63

B.C. Romans conquer Palestine

 

 

New Testament to Modern Period

37-6

B.C. Herod the Great

4

B.C. Birth of Christ

4

B.C. to 6 A.D. Archelaus (Matt. 2:22)

4

B.C. to 34 A.D. Herod Philip (Mark 6:17)

4

B.C. to 37 A.D. Herod Antipas (Luke 13:32)

6-41

A.D. Roman governors

(26-36

A.D. Pontias Pilate)

41-44

A.D. King Agrippa I

44-66

A.D. Roman procurators

66-74

A.D. First Jewish Revolt

(70

A.D. Jerusalem Falls to Romans)

325

A.D. Christianity proclaimed the Religion of the Empire

325-638

A.D. Byzantine Period

638-1099

A.D. Muslim Period

1099-1250

A.D. Crusader Period

1250-1517

A.D. Mameluke Period

1517-1917

A.D. Ottoman Turkish Period

1917-1947

A.D. British Mandate Period

1948

A.D. Israel Independence

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Five sandstone pillars at the foot of the western cliff of the Amram crater, at the sou...
The museum depicting the history of excavations in the Ophel and in the areas south and...
A museum reenacting the construction of the first Homa u-Migdal settlement and the chai...
Square containing an exhibit of the history of Damascus Gate (Sha'ar Sh'hem,) an import...
The Tomb of Mary, the mother of Jesus, is marked by one of Jerusalem’s most venerable c...
One of the Galilee’s most scenic regions, this 500-meter-high ridge is the site where K...
 

 Accommodations

 
​Hotel Bat Yam is located on the cost line of Bat-Yam.
​Bayit Vagan Guesthouse This guesthouse is located in Jerusalem's tranquil, country-sty...
Perfectly suited for both a pampering Spa Getaway or an action packed experience in the...
​The hotel is located in the center of the town of Eilat, near shopping centers, the ai...
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