Visual Timeline: Amorite
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2400 BCE: Earliest Sumerian sources to mention migrating Amorites in Mesopotamia.
2240 BCE: Naram-Sin of Akkad campaigns against the Amorites in northern Syria.
2000 BCE - 1600 BCE: Amorite period in Mesopotamia.
1984 BCE: Amorite dynasty established in Babylon.
1900 BCE: Amorites are established at the city of Mari.
1812 BCE - 1793 BCE: Reign of Sin-Muballit, Amorite king of Babylon, father of Hammurabi.
1800 BCE: Amorites in control of the city of Ebla.
1792 BCE - 1750 BCE: The Amorite king Hammurabi's reign.
1761 BCE: The city of Mari is destroyed by Babylon under Hammurabi.
1749 BCE: Hammurabi's empire begins to break apart under the rule of his son Samsu-Iluna.
1745 BCE - 1740 BCE: Amorites migrate from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
1600 BCE: Amorite dynasty of Aleppo is overthrown.
1600 BCE: Hittites under Mursilli I sack the city of Ebla.
1595 BCE: Hittites under Mursilli I sack Babylon, ending Amorite rule.
600 BCE: Amorites no longer mentioned by name in historical record.