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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...
Below the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem’s Old City, lies the Praetorium, built over the si...
The ruins of a twelfth-century church now mark the village of Emmaus, toward which two ...
The Cardo, running beneath today’s Jewish Quarter in Old Jerusalem, was the city’s main...
 

 Accommodations

 
The HI- Ein Gedi Hostel offers views of the Dead Sea and the magnificent cliffs of the ...
Seafront hotel with private beach at the southern end of Acre. Rooms face the Mediterra...
The HI-Arad hostel is located in the city of Arad in the heart of the Negev desert.
The HI-Poriya hostel, located on the Southern shores of the Sea of Galilee, is a conven...
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