Fertile Crescent

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In History
  • 4,200 BCE

    Agriculture begins

    Agriculture begins
    Farming begins near the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers
  • 2,300 BCE

    Sargon

    Sargon
    Sargon leads Akkadians to conquer Sumer
  • 2,000 BCE

    Abraham

    Abraham
    Abraham moves from Ur to the north of Mesopotamia
  • 1,792 BCE

    Babylon

    Babylon
    Babylon creates empire and brings in laws.
  • 1,550 BCE

    Phoenicia

    Phoenicia
    Phoenicia is the major trader on the Mediterranean Sea
  • 1,300 BCE

    Hittites

    Hittites
    Hittites take over Babylon
  • 1,200 BCE

    Assyria

    Assyria
    Assyria takes over Fertile Crescent
  • 1,200 BCE

    Israel comes out of Egypt

    Israel comes out of Egypt
    Moses leads the Hebrews to the promised land of Canaan
  • 1,200 BCE

    Lydia

    Lydia
    Lydia invents coinage
  • 1,100 BCE

    Israel

    Israel
    Saul becomes king of Israel
  • -612 BCE

    Chaldeans/Neo Babylonians

    Chaldeans/Neo Babylonians
    Nebuchadnezzar takes over the Fertile Crescent and Jerusalem
  • Period:
    4,200 BCE
    to
    -600 BCE

    Fertile Crescent

    Timeline of ancient civilizations in or near the Fertile Crescent