Old Testament History

  • The Patriarchal Era (1800-1290 BC)
  • Exodus and the Period of the Judges (1290-1050 BC)
  • Early Israelite Monarchy (1050-750 BC)
    • The United Kingdom
      • Saul (1029-1000)
      • David (1000-961)
      • Solomon (961-922)
    • Rebellion of the North and Its Aftermath
    • The Southern Kingdom
  • Assyrian Dominance (750-605 BC)
    • The Rise of Assyria
    • The Last Days of the Northern Kingdom
      • Zechariah (746-745) and Shallum (745)
      • Menahem (745-737)
      • Pekahiah (737-736)
      • Pekah (736-732) and the Syro-Ephraimitic coalition
      • Hoshea (732-724) and the End of the Northerm Kingdom
    • The Assyrian Crisis and the Southern Kingdom
      • Jotham (coregent, 750-742; king, 742-735)
      • Ahaz (735-715)
      • Hezekiah (715-687)
      • Manasseh (687-642)
      • Amon (642-640)
  • Babylonian Era and Exile (605 BC - 538 BC)
    • Waning Assyrian Power
      • Josiah (640-609) and Religious Reforms
      • Jehoahaz (609)
    • Babylonian Control of Judah
      • Jehoikim (609-598)
      • Jehoichin [Jeconiah] (598)
      • Zedekiah [Mattaniah] (598-587) and the End of Judah
    • The Fall of Jerusalem and Its Aftermath
    • The Peak of Babylonian Power
  • The Persian Period and Return from Exile (538-323 BC)
    • The Decline of Babylon
    • Cyrus and the Rise of Persia
    • Persian Rule and Return from Exile
    • The Leadership of Ezra and Nehemiah
  • The Greek Wars/Maccabean Period (323-63 BC)
  • The Rise of Rome (63-3 BC)

See also PhotoTour for photos and maps that relate to the cultural and historical background of Scripture.


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