Urartu Civilization Timeline

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1500 BCE - 1200 BCE: The Hayasa-Azzi confederation flourishes in ancient Turkey and Armenia.
 
900 BCE - 590 BCE: The Urartu civilization flourishes in ancient Armenia, eastern Turkey and western Iran.
 
 
860 BCE - 840 BCE: Reign of Arame, the first named king of the Urartu civilization.
 
 
835 BCE - 825 BCE: Reign of Sarduri I, king of the Urartu civilization and founder of the capital Tushpa.
 
 
810 BCE - 785 BCE: Reign of Menua, king of the Urartu civilization.
 
 
785 BCE - 760 BCE: Reign of Argishti I, king of the Urartu civilization.
 
 
782 BCE: The fortress of Erebuni is constructed in ancient Armenia.
 
 
780 BCE: Argishti I, king of the Urartu civilization, campaigns against the Hatti and Dsopk.
 
 
776 BCE: Argishti I, king of the Urartu civilization, founds the city of Argishtihinili (Armavir).
 
 
760 BCE - 743 BCE: Reign of Sarduri II, king of the Urartu civilization.
 
743 BCE: Tiglath Pileser III's conquest of the Kingdom of Urartu.
 
 
736 BCE: Assyrian king Tiglath-Pileser III attacks Tushpa, capital of Urartu.
 
 
719 BCE - 717 BCE: Border wars between Assyria and the Kingdom of Urartu.
 
 
714 BCE: Sargon II's Urartu Campaign, Urartu defeated.
 
 
685 BCE - 645 BCE: Reign of Rusa II, king of the Urartu civilization.
 
 
685 BCE: Rusa II, king of the Urartu civilization, founds the city of Teishebaini.
 
 
594 BCE - 590 BCE: The Urartu city of Teishebaini is sacked and destroyed by fire.
 
 
585 BCE: The Erebuni fortress in ancient Armenia is occupied by the Median Empire.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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