5000-1595 BC Sumerian Timeline
Early Sumer, through Gilgamesh and Hammurabi, up until the Hittite raids on Sumer and Akkad.
Chronological Timetable of Book History
Clay tablets, papyrus, bamboo, parchment, wax tablets, and paper were all used between 3500 and 100 BC. Timetable extends to 16th C.
Chronology of Ancient Mesopotamian History
4500 years in Mesopotamian history in broad outline.
Comparative Chronology of Money
By Roy Davies & Glyn Davies. From 9,000 - 1 BC, dates and the corresponding development, from domestication of cattle to the reforms of Augustus. Continues with 1-499 AD.
Cross Cultural Timeline
From The History Channel, this graphic timeline shows what was happening in America, Europe, Middle East, Egypt, India, China, Japan, and Africa for 500 years starting in 500 BC.
EAWC Chronology: The Near East
Annotated and hypertext linked timeline from 3450 B.C. to A.D. 66.
Their empire extended from Mesopotamia to Syria and Palestine, dominating the area from1600 to 1200 B.C. Timeline shows Sumeria, Babylon, Persia, and Assyria.
Hittites | Jews | Medes | Mesopotamia |
Persia | Syria | Ugarit | Near East Index
also see Near East Maps