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2750 BCE: The city of Tyre is founded.
 
1100 BCE - 725 BCE: Decline of Byblos as the sister city of Tyre rises in prominence.
 
1000 BCE: Height of Tyre's power.
 
585 BCE - 572 BCE: Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon besieges Tyre, unsuccessfully.
 
 
332 BCE: Conquest of the Levant by Alexander the Great who destroys Tyre.
 
 
332 BCE: Alexander the Great besieges and conquers Tyre.
 
 
301 BCE - 195 BCE: Tyre, as all other Phoenician cities, belongs to the Ptolemies, rulers of hellenistic Egypt.
 
195 BCE: Facing the threat of being handed to the Romans as a result of the opposition to the reforms he initiated in Carthage, Hannibal flees to Crete and then to Tyre, in Seleucid territory. He will become one of the military advisors of king Antiochos III Megas in his war against Rome.
 
 
195 BCE: After the battle at Panion, the Seleucids finally take the rule of Phoenicia from the Ptolemies. Tyre and the other Phoenician cities will remain in the Seleucid power until the Roman conquest of Syria.
 
64 BCE: Tyre becomes a Roman colony.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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