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CHRONOLOGY OF THE OLD TESTAMENT,

ACCORDING TO USHER.

b.c.

4004 2348 2207

1998 1996 1921 1910 1896 1872 1836 1728 1706 1689 1571 1531 1491 1451 1444 1338 1296 1291 1188 1156 1155 1116 1096 1064

1060 1056

1049

1025 1016 1016

The Creation and Fall of Man.

The Deluge.

Babel; dispersion of Noah's descendants, {Dr. Angus, 2247.) [Job's supposed date.]

Death of Noah.

Bieth of Abeam.

Call of Abram.

Birth of Ishmael.

Birth of Isaac.

Sacrifice of Isaac.

Birth of Esau and Jacob.

Joseph sold'i'nto Egypt.

Jacob and his sqns go down into Egypt.

Death of Jacob.

Birth of Moses.

Moses' flight into Midian.

Moses at the burning bush. The Exodus.

Entrance into Canaan.

Allotment Of Canaan.

Deborah and Barak. {Dr. Angus, 1316.)

Ruth's marriage to Boaz. ( „ 1256.)

Gideon's victory over Midian. ( „ 1249.)

Jephthah's vow.

Birth of Samson.

Birth of Samuel.

Death of Samson and Eli.

Saul anointed king.

David anointed king (1 Sam. xvi.); his victory over Goliath.

David's flight from Saul.

Saul's death. David made king of Ju-dah.

David made king of the whole twelve tribes; takes Jerusalem.

Revolt of Absalom.

Rebellion of Adonijah.

Death of David. Accession of Solomon,

B.C.

1004 9,76

536

516 458

429

397 332 320 312 300 285 216

203 200 170

165 141

135

130

65

54

37

25

22

17

5

4

Dedication of the Temple.

Death of Solomon. Revolt of Ten Tribes.

Monarchical Period. (See next page.)

Return of the Jews under Zerubbabel. Cyrus.

Dedication of the second Temple.

Ezra goes tq Jerusalem; cqllepts the Scriptures.

Completion of the wall of Jerusalem, under Nehemiah, {Dr. Angus, 445.)

The close of prophecy (Mai. iv.).

Alexander the Great visits Jerusalem.

Ptolemy Lagus takes Jerusalem.

Seleucus obtains Syria.

Simon the Just, High Priest.

LXX. version begun at Alexandria.

Ptolemy Philopater tries tq enter Holy of Holies.

Antioehus the Great obtains Palestine.

Sect of Sadducees founded.

Antiochus Epiphanes takes Jerusalem; profanes the Temple.

Judas Maccabseus purifies the Temple.

Sovereignty and Priesthood conferred on Simon and his heirs.

The Pharisees.

Temple on Gerizim destroyed.

Pompey reduces Syria to a Roman Province.

Crassus plunders the Temple.

Herod the Great takes Jerusalem.

Herod rebuilds Samaria.

Herod builds Caesarea.

Herod begins to rebuild the Temple.

Birth of John the Baptist,

Birth of Jesus Christ.

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