References for the Revelation Scripture Study
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PrehistoryAdam, Eve, Cain, Able
Noah, Time of the flood
Tower of Babel
~ Before Christ ~
1800Age of the Patriarchs
Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, 12 sons
1250Moses and the Exodus
Wandering in the desert
1210Entrance into promised land
Age of the Judges
1020Kingship of Saul
1000Kingship of David
Unification of the 12 tribes under one kingship
961Kingship of Solomon
Construction of the first (Solomonic) Temple
922Division of the Northern Kingdom (Israel) from the Southern Kingdom (Judah)
Jeroboam, King of Israel
Rehoboam, King of Judah
869-850Ahab, King of Israel
842-815Jehu, King of Israel
735-715Ahaz, King of Judah
721Fall of Israel (Northern Kingdom) to Assyria
715-687Hezekiah, King of Judah
687-642Manasseh, King of Judah
640-609Josiah, King of Judah
597-587Zedekiah, King of Judah
597Conquest of Judah (Southern Kingdom) by Babylonian Empire
587Deportation of Judah to Babylon: Babylonian Exile
Destruction of first Temple
538Persian conquest of the Babylonian Empire
Edict of Cyrus, restoring the Jews to Jerusalem
515Construction of the second Temple
Ezra, priest and scribe, and Nehemiah, governor of Judah
333Greek Empire
Alexander the Great
168Antiochus Epiphanies IV
The Abomination of Desolation
164Maccabean Revolution
Purification of the Temple
64Rise of the Roman Empire
37-4King Herod the Great
Reconstruction of the (Herodian) Temple
4Birth of Christ
Death of King Herod the Great
~ Anno Domini ~
30 ADDeath, Resurrection, and Ascension of Christ
54-68Nero, Emperor
69Year of the four Emperors (Galba, Otho, Vitallius, Vespasian)
69-79Vespasian, Emperor
70Fall of Jerusalem
81-96Domitian, Emperor