Kings of Judah + Israel to Syrian harassment

Year/Time Frame

Canaan/Eretz Israel

Jews Elsewhere

Jewish Culture

General History

 

 

9th Century BCE

 

Period of Two Kingdoms

893

 

 

 

885

 

 

875

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Period of the Prophets

871-475 BCE

 

 871

 

 

 

 

 

865

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

850

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

842

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

836

 

 

 

835

 

 

 

 

 

Asa (Judah) restores covenant of Lord.

Asa repels Baasha (of Israel)

Omri builds Samaria as capital of Israel. Marries son Ahab to Jezebel, princess of Sidon.

Omri reconquers land from Mesha (Moab)

[c].

 

Jehosophat (Judah) purifies ritual, organizes legal and civil administration.

Elijah the Prophet counters Ba'al worship in Israel.

 

Alliance between Ahab, Jehosophat, and Tyre. Extensive trade in area. Judah, Israel, and Syria brave off Assyrian attack. (853)

 

King Jehoram (Judah) loses Edom to the Moabites. Introduces Ba'al worship to Jerusalem.

 

 

Jehu purges royal family and becomes king of Israel. Surrenders to Assyria. [d] Elisha, the Prophet.

Ataliah, Queen of Judah. (Wife of Jehoram)

 

Joash, King of Judah; Ataliah executed.

 

Hazael (Syria) harasses Israel and Judah.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chaldean invasion of Mesopotamia (900-880)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

War of Shalmanezer III (Assyria) against Syrian kings (849)


 

 

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