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(Articles in Dark Green are available; others are in preparation and will be made available as they are completed.)

The Patriarchal Era (1800-1290 BC)
Exodus and the Period of the Judges (1290-1050 BC)
Early Israelite Monarchy (1050-750 BC)
The United Kingdom
Saul (1029-1000)
David (1000-961)
Solomon (961-922)
Rebellion of the North and Its Aftermath
The Southern Kingdom
Assyrian Dominance (750-605 BC)
The Rise of Assyria
The Last Days of the Northern Kingdom
Zechariah (746-745) and Shallum (745)
Menahem (745-737)
Pekahiah (737-736)
Pekah (736-732) and the Syro-Ephraimitic coalition
Hoshea (732-724) and the End of the Northerm Kingdom
The Assyrian Crisis and the Southern Kingdom
Jotham (coregent, 750-742; king, 742-735)
Ahaz (735-715)
Hezekiah (715-687)
Manasseh (687-642)
Amon (642-640)
Babylonian Era and Exile (605 BC - 538 BC)
Waning Assyrian Power
Josiah (640-609) and Religious Reforms
Jehoahaz  (609)
Babylonian Control of Judah
Jehoikim (609-598)
Jehoichin [Jeconiah] (598)
Zedekiah [Mattaniah] (598-587) and the End of Judah
The Fall of Jerusalem and Its Aftermath
The Peak of Babylonian Power
The Persian Period and Return from Exile (538-323 BC)
The Decline of Babylon
Cyrus and the Rise of Persia
Persian Rule and Return from Exile
The Leadership of Ezra and Nehemiah (not completed)
The Greek Wars/Maccabean Period (323-63 BC)
The Rise of Rome (63-3 BC)

  See also PhotoTour for photos and maps that relate to the cultural and historical background of Scripture.

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