Reference Timeline of the Bible - abridged to 138 A.D.

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Reference Chronology of the Bible

Note: B.C.= B.C.E. (Before Common Era)
and A.D.= C.E. (Common Era)

Basic Dates (first four are very “approximate”)

4000 B.C.E. Adam and Eve [Masoretic text tradition]

1900 B.C.E. Time of Abraham

1450 B.C.E. Exodus from Egypt / Moses & Torah

1000 B.C.E. King David / Solomon-United Monarchy (12 Tribes)

721 B.C.E. Northern Kingdom (10 Tribes) of Israel Destroyed / Assyrian Exile

586 B.C.E.1st. Temple Destroyed / Babylonian Exile of Judah (2 Tribes)

516 B.C.E. Return of Judah from Exile / Temple Rebuilt

165 B.C.E. Maccabeean Revolt and Independence of Judah (Antiochus IV)

100 B.C.E. Flourish of Qumran Communit y/ Teacher of Righteousness

4 /3 B.C.E. Birth of Jesus / Death of Herod the Great / War of Varus

6 C.E. Revolt of Judas the Galilean

30 C.E. Crucifixion of Jesus

64 C.E. Fire in Rome / Persecution of Christians (Nero)

70 C.E. Roman Destruction of Jerusalem (66-73 C.E. 1st Jewish Revolt-Masada)

135 C.E. 2nd Jewish Revolt / Bar Kochba (Kosiba)

200 C.E. Mishnah Compiled and Edited
Ancient Empires

Egyptian 3000 B.C.E.

Old Babylonian (Hammurabi) 2000 B.C.E.

Assyrian (Shalmaneser V/Sargon) 700s B.C.E.

Babylonian (Nebuchadnezzar) 600s B.C.E.

Persian (Cyrus) 500s B.C.E.

Greek (Alexander) 330 B.C.E. (Hellenization)

Romans in Palestine (Pompey) 63 B.C.E.

Early Roman Emperors

27 B.C.E. to 14 C.E. Augustus (Octavian)

14 to 37 C.E. Tiberius

37 to 41 C.E. Caligula

41 to 54 C.E. Claudius

54 to 68 C.E. Nero

68 to 69 C.E. Galba; Otho; Vitellius

69 to 79 C.E. Vespasian

79 to 81 C.E. Titus

81 to 96 C.E. Domitian

96 to 98 C.E. Nerva

98 to 117 C.E. Trajan

117 to 138 C.E. Hadrian

Herodian Rulers

Herod the Great, King of Jews 37 to 4 B.C.E.

Archelaus (son) over Judea 4 B.C.E to 6 C.E.

Philip over east 4 B.C.E. to 34 C.E.

Herod Antipas (son), tetrarch of Galilee and Perea 4 B.C.E. to 39 C.E.

Pontius Pilate, Procurator of Judea 26 to 36 C.E.

Herod Agrippa I (grandson), King over Judea and Galilee 41 to 44 C.E. (Acts 12)

Herod Agrippa II (son), parts of Palestine 53 to100 C.E. (Acts 25-26)

Note: Roman Procurators over Judea from 6 to 41 C.E., then over all Palestine from 44-66 C.E.
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