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1000 BCE: Rise of the kingdom of Israel.
 
1000 BCE: David captures Jerusalem.
 
965 BCE - 928 BCE: Solomon is king of Israel.
 
950 BCE: Solomon builds the first Temple of Jerusalem.
 
 
597 BCE: Babylonian king Nebuchadnezar captures Jerusalem.
 
597 BCE - 587 BCE: Jews are deported to Babylonia.
 
 
587 BCE - 539 BCE: Jewish exile in Babylonia. Babylonian Talmud is written.
 
 
37 BCE - 4 BCE: Herod the Great is installed as King of Judaea. Rebuilding of the Temple of Jerusalem.
 
6 BCE - 30 CE: Life of Jesus Christ.
 
69 CE - 70 CE: The Gospel of Mark.
 
85 CE: The Gospel of Matthew.
 
95 CE: The Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles.
 
 
132 CE: Septuagint (Greek translation of the Bible) composed at Alexandria.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • 1000 BCE
    Rise of the kingdom of Israel.
  • 1000 BCE
    David captures Jerusalem.
  • 965 BCE - 928 BCE
    Solomon is king of Israel.
  • 950 BCE
    Solomon builds the first Temple of Jerusalem.
  • 597 BCE
    Babylonian king Nebuchadnezar captures Jerusalem.
  • 597 BCE - 587 BCE
    Jews are deported to Babylonia.
  • 587 BCE - 539 BCE
    Jewish exile in Babylonia. Babylonian Talmud is written.
  • 37 BCE - 4 BCE
    Herod the Great is installed as King of Judaea. Rebuilding of the Temple of Jerusalem.
  • c. 6 BCE - c. 30 CE
    Life of Jesus Christ.
  • c. 69 CE - c. 70 CE
    The Gospel of Mark.
  • c. 85 CE
    The Gospel of Matthew.
  • c. 95 CE
    The Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles.
  • 132 CE
    Septuagint (Greek translation of the Bible) composed at Alexandria.
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