Israel Timeline

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  • 1250 BCE - 1200 BCE
    Destruction of many Canaanite towns hints at a probable invasion of the Israelites into Canaan.
  • 1213 BCE - 1203 BCE
    Merenptah reigns in Egypt, stele records first evidence of Israel as a people.
  • 1200 BCE - 1100 BCE
    Hebrew tribes settle Canaan.
  • c. 1020 BCE - c. 1000 BCE
    Saul reigns as the first king of Israel.
  • 1000 BCE
    David captures Jerusalem.
  • 1000 BCE
    Rise of the kingdom of Israel.
  • 965 BCE - 928 BCE
    Solomon is king of Israel.
  • 950 BCE
    Solomon builds the first Temple of Jerusalem.
  • 841 BCE
    Israel pays tribute to Assyria.
  • c. 740 BCE
  • 721 BCE
    Israel is conquered by Assyria.
  • 47 BCE
    Herod the Great is made governor of Galilee.
  • 37 BCE
    Herod the Great retakes Jerusalem from the Parthians.
  • 9 BCE
    Herod the Great wages war against Nabataea.

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1250 BCE - 1200 BCE: Destruction of many Canaanite towns hints at a probable invasion of the Israelites into Canaan.
 
1213 BCE - 1203 BCE: Merenptah reigns in Egypt, stele records first evidence of Israel as a people.
 
1200 BCE - 1100 BCE: Hebrew tribes settle Canaan.
 
 
1020 BCE - 1000 BCE: Saul reigns as the first king of Israel.
 
1000 BCE: David captures Jerusalem.
 
1000 BCE: Rise of the kingdom of Israel.
 
965 BCE - 928 BCE: Solomon is king of Israel.
 
950 BCE: Solomon builds the first Temple of Jerusalem.
 
 
841 BCE: Israel pays tribute to Assyria.
 
740 BCE: Conquest of Israel.
 
 
721 BCE: Israel is conquered by Assyria.
 
 
47 BCE: Herod the Great is made governor of Galilee.
 
 
37 BCE: Herod the Great retakes Jerusalem from the Parthians.
 
 
9 BCE: Herod the Great wages war against Nabataea.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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