Ugarit Timeline

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  • c. 6000 BCE
    First fortified settlement at Ugarit.
  • c. 1600 BCE - c. 1200 BCE
    Ugarit has close ties with Egypt and Cyprus.
  • c. 1500 BCE
    Date of the tablets of the Baal Cycle from Ugarit which tell the story of Yamm and his struggle with Baal for kingship of the gods.
  • c. 1450 BCE - 1200 BCE
    The city of Ugarit flourishes.
  • c. 1400 BCE
    Ugaritic alphabet of 30 letters is invented.
  • c. 1350 BCE - c. 1315 BCE
    Reign of Niqmaddu II of Ugarit.
  • c. 1350 BCE
    Treaty between Niqmaddu II of Ugarit and Aziru of Amurru.
  • c. 1340 BCE - 1300 BCE
    Ugarit comes under Hittite control.
  • c. 1315 BCE - c. 1313 BCE
    Reign of Aarhalbu of Ugarit.
  • c. 1313 BCE - c. 1260 BCE
    Reign of Niqmepa of Ugarit.
  • c. 1260 BCE - c. 1235 BCE
    Reign of Ammistamru II of Ugarit.
  • c. 1235 BCE - c. 1222 BCE
    Reign of Ibiranu of Ugarit.
  • c. 1222 BCE - c. 1215 BCE
    Reign of Niqmaddu III of Ugarit.
  • c. 1215 BCE - c. 1185 BCE
    Reign of Ammurapi of Ugarit.
  • c. 1190 BCE
    Ugarit is destroyed by the Sea Peoples.

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6000 BCE: First fortified settlement at Ugarit.
 
1600 BCE - 1200 BCE: Ugarit has close ties with Egypt and Cyprus.
 
1500 BCE: Date of the tablets of the Baal Cycle from Ugarit which tell the story of Yamm and his struggle with Baal for kingship of the gods.
 
1450 BCE - 1200 BCE: The city of Ugarit flourishes.
 
1400 BCE: Ugaritic alphabet of 30 letters is invented.
 
1350 BCE - 1315 BCE: Reign of Niqmaddu II of Ugarit.
 
 
1350 BCE: Treaty between Niqmaddu II of Ugarit and Aziru of Amurru.
 
 
1340 BCE - 1300 BCE: Ugarit comes under Hittite control.
 
1315 BCE - 1313 BCE: Reign of Aarhalbu of Ugarit.
 
1313 BCE - 1260 BCE: Reign of Niqmepa of Ugarit.
 
1260 BCE - 1235 BCE: Reign of Ammistamru II of Ugarit.
 
1235 BCE - 1222 BCE: Reign of Ibiranu of Ugarit.
 
1222 BCE - 1215 BCE: Reign of Niqmaddu III of Ugarit.
 
1215 BCE - 1185 BCE: Reign of Ammurapi of Ugarit.
 
 
1190 BCE: Ugarit is destroyed by the Sea Peoples.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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