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21 Cards in this Set

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1000 BCE
David unites Israelite tribes and becomes king at Jerusalem
950 BCE
Solomon builds First Temple at Jerusalem
922 BCE
Israelites divide into two kingdoms: Judah (south) and Israel (North)
732 BCE
First Assyrian Deportation of Israel (northern kingdom--Galilee and Gilead areas)
721 BCE
Second Assyrian Deportation of Israel (reduced Northern Kingdom--Samaria)
701 BCE
Assyrian Deportation of Judah (southern Kingdom) Jerusalem spared!!!
586 BCE
Babylonians destroy Jerusalem and First Temple--Jews captive to Babylon
537 BCE
Persian Empire (Cyrus) allows Jews to return to Judah
520 BCE
Second Temple (Zerubbabel) built on the site of the earlier temple
430 BCE
End of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament record)--Malachi
332 BCE
Alexander the Great conquers Near East--Hellenistic (Greek) influence
164 BCE
Jewish independence from Syrian-Greek rule--Hanuka (temple rededication)
63 BCE
Romans conquer land of Israel...eventually install King Herod the Great
20 BCE
Second Temple dismantled and newly rebuilt--Temple of Harod
10 BCE
Ministry of Hillel and Shammai (leading Pharisee schools of thought)
Death of King Herod the Great (birth of Jesus)
30 CE
Ministry of Gamliel 1 (also of Jesus and Simon Peter)
70 CE
End of First Jewish Revolt--Destruction of Jerusalem and Herod's temple
135 CE
End of Second Jewish Revolt--Jews banned from Judea
200 CE
Yehudah HaNasi--Mishnah collected and written
500 CE
Talmud assembled