10000 BCEBeginnings of agriculture in the Middle East.
7700 BCEFirst domesticated wheats in the Fertile Crescent.
7000 BCEDomestication of goats.
853 BCEBabylonian kings depend on Assyrian military support.
850 BCEMedes migrate into Iran from Asia.
750 BCEPersians migrate into Iran from Asia.
734 BCEBabylon is captured by Chaldeans.
729 BCEBabylon is occupied by Assyrians.
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10000 BCE: Beginnings of agriculture in the Middle East.
8000 BCE: Ovens in use in the Near East are applied to pottery production.
7700 BCE: First domesticated wheats in the Fertile Crescent.
7000 BCE: Domestication of goats.
5000 BCE: Irrigation and agriculture begin in earnest in Mesopotamia.
853 BCE: Babylonian kings depend on Assyrian military support.
850 BCE: Medes migrate into Iran from Asia.
750 BCE: Persians migrate into Iran from Asia.
734 BCE: Babylon is captured by Chaldeans.
729 BCE: Babylon is occupied by Assyrians.
722 BCE - 705 BCE: Peak of the Assyrian empire under the reign of Sargon II.