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History-O Tapestry of Grace, Year 1, Unit 2

Indus Valley civilization flourished
c. 2500 B.C.
Buddha lives & founds his religion in India
560-483 B.C.
Homer's epics written (probable time period)
c. 800 B.C.
King David reigns (over Judah then all Israel)
1011-971 B.C.
Trojan War (probable dates)
c. 1250 B.C.
Mayan Civilization: Classical Period
250-900 A.D.
Greek Dark Ages
c. 1100-800 B.C.
Approximate start of Hinduism
c. 1400 B.C.
Time of the Judges (probable dates)
c. 1375-1059 B.C.
Confucius lives & teaches in China
c. 551-479 B.C.
Greek Bronze Age
c. 2900-1100 B.C.
Mycenaeans capture Crete (destroy & rebuild Knossos)
c. 1450 B.C.
Saul becomes king over Israel (probable date)
c. 1050 B.C.
Lao-Tzu founds Taoism
c. 600 B.C.
Unification of China under first Ch'in emperor (Shi-huang-ti)
221 B.C.
Aryans arrive in the Indus Valley
c. 1500 B.C.
Yangshao culture (farming) flourishes in China
c. 5000 B.C.
Hsia (Xia) Dynasty (traditional dates)
c. 2205-1766 B.C.
Shang Dynasty in China
1766-1027 B.C.
Chou (Zhou) Dynasty in China
1027-221 B.C.
Hostile tribes from north invade China
c. 700 B.C.
Warring States period in China
481-221 B.C.
North American people flourish without a central government
c. 3500 B.C.
Olmecs settle in Guatemala (Mayan ancestors)
c. 1200-200 B.C.
Mayan lowlands completely settled
c. 800 B.C.
Troy founded
c. 2500 B.C.
First sails used on Aegean Sea boats
c. 2000 B.C.
Dorians invade Mycenaeans; Dark Ages begin
c. 1100-1000 B.C.
Creation (one possible time period)
c. 4006 B.C.
Abraham lived in Canaan (probable time)
c. 2100 B.C.
Probable time of the Exodus
c. 1446 B.C.
North American Mound Builders
c. 700 B.C.- 1700 A.D.
First Mayan pyramids
c. 600-400 B.C.
Cliff Dwellers
1000-1300 A.D.
Possible arrival of first Greek speakers in Greece
c. 2100 B.C.
Early Cretan palaces built (rise of Minoans)
c. 1900 B.C.
Mycenaean culture arises
c. 1600 B. C.
Knossos burned down and NOT rebuilt
c. 1400 B. C.
Israelites enter Canaan
1406 B. C.
Menes unites Upper and Lower Egypt
c. 3100 B.C.
Hammurabi rules in Mesopotamia
1792-1750 B. C.
Hittites conquer Babylonians
1595 B. C.
Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II divide Syria with Hittites
1269 B. C.
Sea Peoples conquer Hittites
c. 1200 B. C.
Canaanites settle in in the region
c. 2000 B.C.
True iron working begins in Asia Minor
1500-1000 B.C.
Israelite kings conquers four TransJordan people groups
900s B.C.
Persians conquer last king of Lydians
c. 545 B.C.
Sargon II (Assyria) captures last of Hittite city-states
717 B.C.
Edom's most prosperous time
1200-700 B.C.
Hebrews bring monotheism to southern Syria
late 1200s B.C.
Assyrians conquer most of Syria
732 B.C.
Babylonians conquer Assyrians in southern Syria
612 B.C.
Persians defeat Babylonians (in southern Syria)
539 B.C.
Alexander the Great conquers Persians
331 B.C.
Philistines arrive in southern Canaan
1100s B.C.
Height of Philistine power in Palestine
1150-1000 B.C.
Egypt and Phoenicia estabtablish regular trade
2052-1786 B.C.
Phoenicia becomes a province of Egypt (~100 years)
1400s B.C.
Phoenician cities gain independence & prosperity peaks
1100-850 B.C.