Visual Timeline: Jerusalem

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Legend:

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3000 BCE: First Bronze Age settlement in Jerusalem.
 
1000 BCE: David captures Jerusalem.
 
950 BCE: Solomon builds the first Temple of Jerusalem.
 
 
701 BCE: King Sennacherib of Assyria sacks the city of Lachish in Judah but fails to take the capital Jerusalem.
 
 
597 BCE: Babylonian king Nebuchadnezar captures Jerusalem.
 
 
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.
 
 
70 CE: The city of Jerusalem captured by Rome; the Second Temple destroyed.
 
 
81 CE: Arch of Titus built in Rome to commemorate the conquest of Jerusalem.
 
638 CE: Arabs capture Jerusalem.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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