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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...
The Western Wall is the last remnant of Jerusalem’s Second Temple, which was destroyed ...
The Tombs of the Sanhedrin are located in a small park on the edge of Jerusalem’s ultra...
Christ Church, near Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate, was the first Protestant church in the Midd...
 

Accommodations

 
The Arbel Hotel Apartments is located in a residential area in the heart of Tel-A...
The Zippori Center,which is located in the heart of Jerusalem Forest,(close to Yad Vash...
Wingate Institute's Sports Hotel, offers 44 comfortable rooms with different sport faci...
The Grand Court hotel located at East Jerusalem and just few minutes walk from the Old ...
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