Historical Time Periods

*Some of these dates are partially based upon Jewish tradition.

Dawn of History (3760-1700 bce)

Ancient Israelites (2000-539 bce)

Post-Babylonian Exile (538-129 bce)

Roman Rule (63 bce – 220 ce)

Early Christian/Islamic Period (306-439 ce)

Medieval Christian/Islamic Period (511-1567 ce)

Ottoman Muslim Empire (1517-1670 ce)

Contemporary Period (1712-1948 ce)