The Dawn of “History” Timeline*

(ca. 3800 - 2001 BCE)


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3760
Adam & Eve created (Year 1 of Jewish calendar)
3630
Seth born
3525
Enosh born
ca. 3500
Chalcolithic Period, first settlement
3435
Kenan born
3365
Mehalalel born
3300
Yered born
3138
Enoch born
3074
Methusaleh born
2886
Lemech born
2831
Adam dies
ca. 2800
Early Dynastic period (Akkad)
2704
Noah born
ca. 2700-2400
Old Kingdom period (Egypt)
ca. 2500-2200
Ebla flourishes
ca. 2500
First houses built in Jerusalem
ca. 2300-2200
Priestess Enheduanna, first known author in the world
2203
Shem born
2150
The Flood
2100-1700
Middle Kingdom period (Egypt)

Dates regarding biblical figures and events cannot be confirmed.

Timeline of Jewish History