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1900 BCE: Ashur, capial of Assyria, is founded.
1680 BCE: Hurrians occupy Assyria.
1472 BCE: Mittani annexes Assyria.
1400 BCE: Assyria regains its independence.
1307 BCE - 1275 BCE: Reign of Assyrian King Adad-Nirari I, Mitanni becomes vassal state.
1250 BCE: Shalmaneser I of Assyria conquers the kingdom of Mitanni and defeats its allies.
1245 BCE: Battle of Nihriya: Sulmanu-ašared I of Assyria defeats Tudḫalia IV of Hittite.
1220 BCE: Babylon is under Assyrian control.
1114 BCE - 1076 BCE: Reign of Tiglath-Pileser I of Assyria who conquers Phoenicia.
900 BCE - 800 BCE: Surviving sphinxes from the Assyrian civilization, usually placed as guards outside palaces.
883 BCE - 859 BCE: Rule of king Ashurnasirpal II of Assyria.
853 BCE: Babylonian kings depend on Assyrian military support.
841 BCE: Israel pays tribute to Assyria.
750 BCE - 705 BCE: Peak of the Assyrian empire.
729 BCE: Babylon is occupied by Assyrians.
721 BCE: Israel is conquered by Assyria.
713 BCE: Zakutu is associated with the crown prince of Assyria Sennacherib.
709 BCE: Mita of the Mushki (possibly King Midas) allies with King Sargon II of Assyria.
704 BCE - 681 BCE: Reign of King Sennacherib who makes Nineveh capital of Assyrian Empire.
704 BCE - 681 BCE: Reign of Sennacherib, King of Assyria.
704 BCE - 681 BCE: Reign of king Sennacherib of Assyria.
701 BCE: King Sennacherib of Assyria sacks the city of Lachish in Judah but fails to take the capital Jerusalem.
700 BCE: Assyrian king Sargon II fights Kaskan tribes.
681 BCE - 669 BCE: Reign of King Esarhaddon of Assyria.
676 BCE: Scythians and Mannaens attack Assyria.
671 BCE: Assyrian armies capture Memphis in Egypt.
671 BCE: Egypt is conquered by Assyria.
670 BCE: Issuance of the Loyal Treaty of Queen of Assyria Naqia-Zakutu, ensuring the succession of Ashurbanipal as king.
668 BCE: Ashurbanipal succeeds his father as King of the Assyrian Empire.
668 BCE - 627 BCE: Reign of Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, last king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire.
658 BCE: War between Assyria and the Elamites.
651 BCE: Egypt expels Assyrians.
627 BCE: Death of King Ashurbanipal.
612 BCE: Downfall of the Assyrian empire.
600 BCE: Assyrians control the Fertile Crescent.
304 BCE - 64 BCE: Rule of the Seleucids in Mesopotamia.