Part 4 - The United Kingdom
ca. 1,050 - 931 BC
All dates, particularly the earlier ones, are approximate.
|1,050 - 1,010 BC
||1,050 BC fall of Shiloh
Samuel the Prophet.
1,020 - 1,000 BC ? Saul, King.
Wars with Philistines and others
|1,100-800 BC "Dark Ages" of Greece
Greek society declined, towns abandoned, trade disrupted, the knowledge of writing lost.
Homer (and others ?) composed the Troy saga (10 epic songs, of which 2 survive to the present)
Etruscans moving into Italy
ca. 969-936 BC Hiram, king of Tyre
Phoenician colonies in Sicily
Libyan dynastic rule in Egypt.
|1,010 - 970 BC
||David as King, captures Jerusalem and makes it the capital of the Israelite Kingdom.
||Co-Regency of David & Solomon
|970 - 931 BC
||Solomon as Kingb
959-952 BC, Building of the Temple
||The Divided Monarchy - Split between the southern kingdom of Judah, with Rehoboam as King, and the northern kingdom of Israel with Jeroboam I as King
Main Sources : Smithsonian Timelines of Ancient History, The Timetables of History (Bernard Grun)
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