King David to assassination of Jereoboam's son

Year/Time Frame

Canaan/Eretz Israel

Jews Elsewhere

Jewish Culture

General History

10th Cent. BCE

 

United Monarchy

 

Jewish     Population 1,800,000

                   

                     998

 

 

 

 

990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

986

 

971

 

 

c. 970

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

964

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

954

 

 

928

 

 

Jewish Population Judah: 450,000

Israel:1,350,000

 

                     925

 

 

 

 

 

Period of Two Kingdoms - 922

 

Kingdom of Judah [a] (928-586 BCE)

 

Kingdom of Israel [b] (928-720 BCE)

912

 

 

 

 

 

906

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David controls Judah, Ruling from Hebron.

 

 

 

 

N. Israelite tribes join Judah, recognize David as king.

 

David conquers Jerusalem from Jebusites. Establishes religious center there. Continues with imperial conquests.

 

Solomon born.

 

Rehoboam born.

 

 

David suppresses rebellions by his son Abshalom and Sheba. Sons Adonijah and Solomon vie for throne.

 

Solomon's reign [h]

Alliances with other nations.

Builds port and merchant fleet.

Conducts international trade.

 

Dedication of first temple.

 

Solomon's death. Northern tribes secede. Rehoboam king of Judah.

 

 

Egypt's king Shishak (928-911) plunders Temple and Palace treasures. [h]

 

Jereboam moves capital from Shechem to 2 shrines in Bet-El and Dan. He makes the shrines of golden calves.

 

Period of fighting against Philistines. (Both Judah & Israel).

 

Jereboam's son Nadav assassinated by Baasha, who now rules as king.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jereboam, King of N. Kingdom (928-907)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book of Psalms, largely attributed to King David.

 

 

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Concepts of Davidic dynasty (Samuel  II, 7) and Mt. Zion as religious center, promulgated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The book of kings portrays Jereboam's act of idolatry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Etruscans in Italy. Phoenicians in Sicily

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hiram king of Tyre (969-936)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gezer calendar, earliest extant Hebrew text [g]

Describes agricultural activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Libyan dynastic rule in N. Egypt


 

 

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