Visual Timeline: Cyprus

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7000 BCE: First human settlement of Cyprus.
 
7000 BCE - 2500 BCE: Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods on Cyprus.
 
2500 BCE - 1100 BCE: Bronze Age in Cyprus.
 
1600 BCE - 1200 BCE: Ugarit has close ties with Egypt and Cyprus.
 
709 BCE - 699 BCE: Cyprus pays tribute to the Assyrian Empire.
 
560 BCE - 546 BCE: Cyprus pays tribute to the Egyptian Empire.
 
546 BCE: The Persians occupy Cyprus, being invited by Cypriot leaders.
 
323 BCE: Upon the death of Alexander the Great, Cyprus becomes part of the Ptolemaic Empire.
 
58 BCE - 648 CE: Cyprus is a Roman province.
 
115 CE - 117 CE: Cyprus suffers heavily in the Second Jewish-Roman War.
 
648 CE - 965 CE: Cyprus is under Arab rule.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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