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9000 BCE: City of Jericho founded in region of Jordan.
 
7000 BCE - 5000 BCE: Community of Ain Ghazal flourishes in Jordan.
 
2334 BCE - 2100 BCE: Region of Jordan part of the Akkadian Empire.
 
2000 BCE: Arrival of the Hyksos in Jordan.
 
 
1570 BCE: Hyksos driven from Jordan by the Egyptians.
 
 
1458 BCE - 1425 BCE: Region of Jordan flourishes under reign of Egyptian pharaoh Thutmose III.
 
 
1200 BCE: Invasion of Jordan region by the Sea Peoples.
 
1115 BCE - 612 BCE: Jordan is part of the Assyrian and Neo-Assyrian Empire.
 
549 BCE - 330 BCE: Jordan is part of the Achaemenid Empire of the Persians.
 
 
331 BCE - 323 BCE: Jordan taken by Alexander the Great in his conquest of Persia.
 
 
175 BCE - 164 BCE: Foundation of Hellenistic Jerash in Jordan.
 
168 BCE - 106 CE: The Kingdom of Nabatea flourishes in region of modern-day Jordan.
 
 
129 BCE - 102 BCE: Jerash in Jordan, is ruled by successive warlord-kings.
 
 
99 BCE - 63 BCE: Jerash in Jordan is ruled by the Hasmonean Kingdom.
 
 
63 BCE: Jerash in Jordan becomes part of the Roman province of Syria.
 
106 CE - 634 CE: Jordan is part of the Roman Empire.
 
 
106 CE: Jerash in Jordan becomes part of the Roman province of Arabia.
 
 
129 CE - 130 CE: Roman emperor Hadrian visits Jerash in Jordan, a visit commemorated by a triumphal arch.
 
 
375 CE - 425 CE: Reign of Queen Mavia of the Tanukhids in the regions of Syria and ancient Jordan.
 
 
454 CE: The Roman Baths of Flaccus at Jerash in Jordan are constructed.
 
 
535 CE: A new theatre is built at Byzantine Jerash in Jordan.
 
 
600 CE: Jerash in Jordan has 15 churches.
 
 
611 CE: Last Chrisitan inscription at Jerash, Jordan.
 
 
629 CE: Battle of Mu’tah:Muslims attempt to capture the village east of the Jordan River from the Byzantine Empire to show their expanding dominance, resulting in a Muslim defeat.
 
 
634 CE - 638 CE: Muslim Conquest of Levant; Arabs take Jordan from Rome.
 
 
636 CE: Jerash in Jordan is conquered by the Arabs.
 
661 CE - 750 CE: Jordan is part of the Umayyad Empire.
 
 
734 CE: Palace of Khirbat Al Mafjar is built by Walid Ibn Yazid near Jericho in the Jordan Valley.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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