Historical Summary B.C.

   After awaking from a long dream with a foggy recollection of details, it helps to focus on at least one event in order to recall the others. The following list helps to perform a similar task by highlighting single events [Red Text] from each century in the last 3,000 years B.C.

30th Century B.C. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

3,000 B.C. Cuneiform, 2,953 B.C. I Ching

29th Century B.C. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2,900 B.C. Sumerian King Lists, 2,890 B.C. 2nd Egyptian Dynasty

28th Century B.C. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

27th Century B.C. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2,698 B.C. Chinese Calendar, 2,686 B.C. 3rd Egyptian Dynasty, 2,600 B.C. Caral Peru

26th Century B.C. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2,575 B.C. 4th Egyptian Dynasty, 2,550 B.C. Neptune/Pluto Conjunction, 2,500 B.C. Assyria,  2,500 B.C. Troy II

25th Century B.C. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2,500 B.C. Gezer Destroyed,  2,465 B.C. 5th Egyptian Dynasty, 2,450 B.C. Akkadian Inscriptions

24th Century B.C. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2,350 B.C. Akkad Dynasty, 2,350 B.C. Cythera, 2,348 B.C. Biblical Flood [according to Archbishop Ussher], 2,340 B.C. Sargon of Agade, 2,323 B.C. 6th Egyptian Dynasty, 2,300 B.C. Phoenicians Along Levantine Coast, 2,300 B.C. British Archer

23rd Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2,254 B.C. Naramsin, 2,200 B.C. Equinox at Aries

22nd Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2,152 B.C. 7th Egyptian Dynasty, 2,137 B.C. Earliest Recorded Eclipse, 2,135 B.C. 9th Egyptian Dynasty, 2,125 B.C. Sumerian [Babylonian] King Lists, 2,100 Amorites

21st Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2,057 B.C., 11th Egyptian Dynasty, 2,057 Neptune/Pluto Conjunction, 2,040 B.C. Egyptian Middle Kingdom, 2,010 B.C. Temple of Ur

20th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2,000 B.C. Chinese Xia Dynasty, 2,000 Caucasian Mummies in China, 1,953 B.C. Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Venus, Mercury Conjunction, 1,937 B.C. 12th Egyptian Dynasty, 1,900 B.C. Amorite Babylonia

19th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,890 B.C. Babylonian Era, 1,800 B.C. Enuma Elish, 1,800 B.C. Avaris/Egypt

18th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,783 B.C. 13th Egyptian Dynasty, 1,760 B.C. Kassite Babylonia, 1,760 B.C. Gilgamesh Epic,  1,728 B.C. Hammurabi, 1,700 B.C. Proto-Canaanite, 1,700 B.C. Chinese Shang Dynasty, 1,700 B.C. Crete Earthquake

17th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,670 B.C. Hyksos Migration, 1,640 B.C. 14th Egyptian Dynasty, 1,628 B.C. Thera Eruption, 1,600 B.C. Hittite Migration, 1,600 B.C. Hellen Migration

16th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,570 B.C. Hyksos Expulsion, 1,564 B.C. Neptune/Pluto Conjunction, 1,550 B.C. 18th Egyptian Dynasty, 1,530 B.C. Kassite Migration, 1,504 B.C. Hatshepsut / Tuthmosis III, 1,500 B.C. Independent Assyria, 1,500 B.C. Aryan Migration, 1,500 B.C. Heroic Age

15th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,491 B.C. Biblical Exodus, 1,483 B.C. Egyptian Canaan, 1,450 B.C. Amenophis II, 1,450 B.C. Ugarit, 1,440 B.C. Biblical Exodus, 1,417 B.C. Amenophis III  Rules Egypt, 1,413 B.C. Joseph In Egypt, 1,400 B.C. Hsiung-nu, 1,400 B.C. Mediterranian Community, 1,400 B.C. Mycenaean Greeks, 1,400 Phoenician Language

14th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,394 B.C. Birth / Aminadab [Moses], 1,390 B.C. Hittites at Height of Power, 1,379 B.C. Amenophis IV [Akhenaton] / Egypt, 1,362 B.C. Tutankhamen / Egypt, 1,320 B.C. Ramesses / Egypt,  1,301 Solar Eclipse, 1,300 B.C. Iron, 1,300 B.C. Abecedary / Ugarit

13th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,295 B.C. 19th Egyptian Dynasty, 1,294 B.C. Egyptian Influence / Canaan, 1,279 B.C. Ramesses II / Egypt, 1,275 B.C. Assyrian Strength, 1,250 B.C. Incas / Peru, 1,235 B.C.  Nimrod / Assyria, 1,223 B.C. Israel Mentioned / Merneptah Stele, 1,223 B.C. Israel Mentioned, 1,200 B.C. Philistine Migration / Asia Minor, 1,200 B.C. Jericho Destroyed

12th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,200 B.C. Ugarit Script, 1,200 B.C. Phoenician Script, 1,200 B.C. Hebrew Script, 1,190 B.C. Rameses III / Egypt, 1,186 B.C. 20th Egyptian Dynasty, 1,184 B.C. Trojan War, 1,100 B.C. Greeks / Asia Minor Coast

11th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,093 B.C. Assyrian Decline, 1,080 B.C. Battle of Shiloh, 1,070 B.C. 21st Egyptian Dynasty, 1,071 B.C. 1, 071 B.C. Neptune/Pluto Conjunction, 1,050 B.C. Jewish Monarchy, 1,050 B.C. Milarepa, 1,048 B.C. 1st Israelite King / Saul, 1,028 B.C. Saul Rules Israel, 1,008 B.C. King David, 1,000 B.C. I Ching Commentaries, 1,000 B.C. Rig Veda in Writing, 1,000 B.C. Gathas in Writing, 1,000 B.C. Old Testament, 1,000 B.C. Aramaic Script, 1,000 B.C. Greek Inscriptions, 1,000 B.C. Etruscans

10th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1,000 B.C. Jewish Calendar, 976 B.C. Jeroboam / Israel, 973 B.C. King Solomon / Israel & Judah, 962 B.C. Jewish Temple Completed, 945 B.C. 22nd Egyptian Dynasty, 933 B.C. Jeroboam I / Israel, 922 B.C. Separate Kingdoms / Israel & Judah, 918 B.C. Egyptians Sack Jewish Temple, 900 B.C. Bible Writing / Song of Deborah

9th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

898 B.C. Solar Eclipse, 884 B.C. Omri in Israel, 874 B.C. Ahab Rules Israel, 854 B.C. Israelite Coalition, 850 B.C. Mesha Stone, 825 B.C. Jeroboam II in Israel, 814 B.C. Phoenicians / Carthage, 800 B.C. Brahmans & Caste System / India, 800 B.C. Homer [Iliad, Odyssey] / Greece, 800 B.C. Bible Authors, 800 B.C. Axial Age, 800 B.C. Jahwist [J]

8th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

800 B.C. Hebrew / Aramaic Inscriptions, 776 B.C. First Recorded Olympics / Greece, 770 B.C. Chinese Zhou Dynasty, 770 B.C. Lao Zi / Tao Te Ching, 753 B.C. Rome Founded, 750 B.C. Greek Mythology in Writing, 740 B.C. 23rd Egyptian Dynasty, 735 B.C. Isaiah the Prophet / Jerusalem, 732 B.C. Assyrian Syria, 725 B.C. 24th Egyptian Dynasty, 722 B.C. Assyrian Israel, 712 B.C. 25th Egyptian Dynasty, 701 B.C. Assyrian Jerusalem, 700 B.C. Assyrian Empire, 700 B.C. Hesiod [Theogony] / Greece

7th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

700 B.C. Lingua Franca / Aramaic, 700 B.C. Old Testament Codified, 700 B.C. Assyrian Statehood / Edom, 698 B.C. Manasseh / Judah, 683 B.C. Athenian Oligarchy / Greece, 671 B.C. Assyrian Egypt, 660 B.C. Jimmu Tenno / Japan, 660 B.C. Byzantium Founded, 657 B.C. 26th Egyptian Dynasty, 647 B.C. Solar Eclipse, 640 B.C. Egyptian Phoenicia, 639 B.C. Josiah / Judah, 639 B.C. Monotheism / Judah, 628 B.C. Zoroaster's Reformation, 625 B.C. United Medes / Chaldeans, 612 B.C. Chaldean Victory / Nineveh, 612 B.C. Deuteronomy Rediscovered? / Jerusalem, 604 B.C. Birth / Lao-tse, 604 B.C. Nebuchadnezzar Rules Bablylon, 600 B.C. Assyrian Decline, 600 B.C. Chaldean Puppet / Judah, 600 B.C. Birth / Mithra, 600 B.C. Armenians / Urartu, 600 B.C. Silver Scroll

6th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

600 B.C. Old Testament Formulation, 600 B.C. Bible Creation / Priestly  [P] Account, 600 B.C. Israelite History, 597 B.C. Age of Pisces, 584 B.C. Solar Eclipse, 582 B.C. Uranus/Neptune/Pluto Conjunction, 582 B.C. Birth / Pythagoras, 570 B.C. Birth / Pythagoras, 563 B.C. Birth / Buddha, 551 B.C. Birth / Confucius, 540 B.C. Birth / Mahavira, 539 B.C. Cyrus the Great / Persian Empire, 539 B.C. Athenian Democracy / Greece, 538 B.C. Jewish Liberation, 538 B.C. 2nd Jewish Temple Beginning, 537 B.C. Cyrus Campaigns West of the Indus River, 536 B.C. Good & Evil, 525 B.C. 27th Egyptian Dynasty, 517 B.C. Darius Conquers Indus Valley, 515 B.C. 2nd Jewish Temple Completed

5th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

500 B.C. Mahabharata in Writing, 500 B.C. Genesis in Writing, 500 B.C. Exodus / Final Text, 500 B.C. Athenian Democracy, 500 B.C. Brahmi Script, 500 B.C. Persian Script, 500 B.C. South Arabian Script, 499 B.C. Greco-Persian Wars, 490 B.C. Battle of Marathon, 480 B.C. Greek Victories / Thermopylae & Salamis, 478 B.C. Athenian Domination / Aegean Sea, 469 B.C. Birth / Socrates, 462 Pericles Rules Athens, 460 B.C. Hippocrates, 459 B.C. Ezra, 450 B.C. Persian Decline, 450 B.C. Flowering of Greek Culture, 449 B.C. Peace of Callias [Greece & Persia], 447 B.C. Parthenon, 445 B.C. Nehemiah / Jerusalem, 439 B.C. Rebuilding / Jerusalem, 431 B.C. Peloponnesian Wars Beginning / Athens vs. Sparta, 427 B.C. Birth / Plato, 424 B.C. Lunar Eclipse, 423 B.C. Darius II / Persia, 412 B.C. Lunar Eclipse, 405 B.C. Lunar Eclipse, 404 B.C. 28th Egyptian Dynasty, 404 B.C. Athenian Empire Fragmented, 400 B.C. Sanskrit Grammar, 400 B.C. Pentateuch in Final Form

4th Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

399 B.C. 29th Egyptian Dynasty, 399 B.C. Socrates Executed, 392 B.C. Temple of Juno / Rome, 390 B.C. Celtic Invasions, 390 B.C. Celtic Invasions / Rome, 380 B.C. 30th Egyptian Dynasty, 384 B.C. Birth / Aristotle, 375 B.C. Juno Lucina Temple, 356 B.C. Birth / Alexander, 356 B.C. Temple of Artemis Burned, 350 B.C. Nazca Lines, 336 B.C. Assassinated / Philip of Macedon, 335 B.C. Alexander Destroys Thebes, 333 B.C. Alexander Defeats Darius, 332 B.C. Alexander Conquers Tyre and Jerusalem, 330 B.C. Alexander Occupies Babylon, 327 B.C. Alexander Invades India, 323 B.C. Alexander Dies in Babylon, 323 B.C. Greek Empire Divided, 323 B.C. Maurya Dynasty / India, 323 B.C. Euclid / Greece, 322 B.C. Greek Judah, 320 B.C. Lunar Eclipse, 312 Seleucus I Established in Babylon, 304 B.C. Chandragupta / India, 300 B.C. Temple of the Sun / Mexico

3rd Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

300 B.C. Ksav Ashuris, 300 B.C. Dead Dea Scrolls, 285 B.C. Ptolemy II / Egypt, 270 B.C. Septuagint, 264 B.C. 1st Punic War, 264 B.C. Roman Gladiator Games, 250 B.C. Ptolemaic Egypt, 250 B.C. Buddhist Canon, 250 B.C. Sanhedrin Jerusalem, 221 B.C. Qin Dynasty / China, 219 B.C. 2nd Punic War, 214 B.C Hun Migration, 211 B.C. Hannibal Reaches Rome, 202 B.C. Hannibal Defeated

2nd Century B.C. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

200 B.C. Book of Enoch, 191 B.C. Roman World Domination,  184 B.C. End / Maurya Dynasty, 167 B.C. Lunar Eclipse, 168 B.C. Jewish Revolt, 165 B.C. Book of Daniel, 150 B.C. Parthian Empire, 149 B.C. 3rd Punic War, 141 B.C. Seleucid Empire Reduced by Parthia, 141 B.C. Judea Independence, 135 B.C. Roman Slave Rebellion / Sicily, 133 B.C. Roman Spain, 130 B.C. Qumran Community, 128 B.C. Lunar Eclipse, 113 B.C. Cimbri & Teutones / Roman Sphere, 110 B.C. Chinese Emperor Wu Ti Annexed Southern China, 108 B.C. Korea Conquered by China, 105 B.C. Germanic Tribes Threatening Italy, 102 B.C. Gaius Marius Defeats German Tribes, 100 B.C. Rome Masters Mediterranean Area

1st Century B.C. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

95 B.C. Independence / Armenian Kingdoms, 88 B.C. Roman Reforms, 84 B.C. Neptune/Pluto Conjunction, 73 B.C. Spartacus' Slave Rebellion, 71 B.C. Roman Seleucid, 67 B.C. Mithraism / Rome, 63 B.C. Roman Palestine, 63 B.C. Julius Caesar, 60 B.C. Equinox at Pisces, 58 B.C. Caesar Begins Campaign, 55 B.C. Roman Britain, 54 B.C. Fatality / Crassus, 51 B.C. Roman Gaul, 51 B.C. Cleopatra & Ptolemy / Egypt, 48 B.C. Fatality / Pompey, 45 B.C. Julian Calendar, 44 B.C. Caesar Murdered, 37 B.C. King Herod / Judah, 31 B.C. Judaean Earthquake, 31 B.C. Octavian Defeats Mark Antony and Cleopatra, 30 B.C. Mark Antony and Cleopatra Commit Suicide, 27 B.C. Octavian Named Augustus Caesar [Roman Empire], 27 B.C. Pantheon Built, 20 B.C. Herod Begins to Rebuild Solomon's Temple, 7 B.C. Birth / Jesus, 4 B.C. Lunar Eclipse, 4 B.C. Fatality / King Herod, 1 B.C. Pax Romana