Visual Timeline: Bible

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1000 BCE 900 BCE 800 BCE 700 BCE 600 BCE 500 BCE 400 BCE 300 BCE 200 BCE 100 BCE 0 CE 100 CE  
 
1000 BCE: Rise of the kingdom of Israel.
 
1000 BCE: David captures Jerusalem.
 
965 BCE - 928 BCE: Solomon is king of Israel.
 
950 BCE: Solomon builds the first Temple of Jerusalem.
 
 
597 BCE: Babylonian king Nebuchadnezar captures Jerusalem.
 
597 BCE - 587 BCE: Jews are deported to Babylonia.
 
 
587 BCE - 539 BCE: Jewish exile in Babylonia. Babylonian Talmud is written.
 
 
37 BCE - 4 BCE: Herod the Great is installed as King of Judaea. Rebuilding of the Temple of Jerusalem.
 
6 BCE - 30 CE: Life of Jesus Christ.
 
69 CE - 70 CE: The Gospel of Mark.
 
85 CE: The Gospel of Matthew.
 
95 CE: The Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles.
 
 
132 CE: Septuagint (Greek translation of the Bible) composed at Alexandria.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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