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  600s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
609 BC - King Josiah of Judah dies in the Battle of Megiddo against Pharaoh Necho II of Egypt, who is on his way north to aid the rump Assyrian state of Ashur-uballit II.
609 BC - The Babylonians defeat the Assyrian army of Ashur-uballit II and capture Harran.
609 BC - Jehoahaz succeeds his father Josiah as King of Judah, but is quickly deposed by Necho, who installs Jehoahaz's brother Jehoiakim in his place.
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 7th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hezekiah of the Kingdom of Judah (reigned 715 - 687 BC).
Gyges of Lydia (reigned 687 - 652 BC).
Josiah of the Kingdom of Judah (reigned 641-609 BC).
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 6th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 5th and 6th centuries BC were a time of empires, but more importantly, a time of learning and philosophy.
Solon of Athens, one of the Seven Sages of Greece (638 - 558 BC).
Pisistratus, Tyrant of Athens in 561, 559-556 and 546-528 BC.
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 Neo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Under Ashurnasirpal II (883-859 BC) the capital was moved to Kalhu (Nimrud) and the rulers that followed expanded the kingdom of Assyria to the River Euphrates and beyond.
However, by 616 BC a newly established king of Babylon, Nabopolassar, was in a position to launch attacks on Assyria.
In 612 BC Nineveh was sacked and the Assyrian court fled west to the city of Harran where in 609 BC they were defeated by the Babylonians who took over much of the empire.
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 O.T. Prophecy — 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 609 BC, which is about 2600 years ago, Babylon captured the last Assyrian king and took over the holdings of the Assyrian empire, to which the land of Israel previously had been subjugated.
Written: perhaps 614 BC Fulfilled: 612 BC In Nahum 3:19 (and 1:9), the prophet said that Nineveh, which was the Assyrian Empire's capital and perhaps the most powerful city of the ancient world, would suffer a wound that would never heal.
Written: perhaps 614 BC Fulfilled: 612 BC In Nahum 1:10 and 3:11, the prophet said that during the final hours of the attack on Nineveh, the Ninevites would be drunk.
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During the reigns of Manasseh (695 - 642 BC) and Amon (642 - 640 BC) the southern kingdom of Judah sank to astounding moral and spiritual depths.
When he died in 609 BC --- at the age of only 39 --- Judah would have only 23 years left before her destruction and Babylonian Captivity (586 BC).
Several years later (621 BC) Hilkiah the priest discovered the lost book of the Law of Moses ("The Bible had been left on the shelf for so long, and ignored, that no one could even remember where it was --- or even cared!").
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 Bible Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Indeed the month of Tishri (Sept/Oct) in the year 610 BC may prove to be one of the most pivotal points in the history of Israel.
The year 625 BC is established as the first year of his reign in an accession year type of reign used by the Babylonians.
3) It was in 610 BC that Pharaoh Neco imposed the symbolic tax levy of 100 talents of silver and 1 talent of gold upon Jehoiakim and the land of Judah.
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 Bible Genealogy - pafg68.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
He was buried in 609 BC in Jerusalem.
He was the great reformer who destroyed all the pagan temples in Judah and reinstituted temple worship in Jerusalem.
Zedekiah was born in 628 BC in Jerusalem.
www.marshallgenealogy.org /bible/pafg68.htm   (346 words)

 Assyrians - History for Kids!
After 2000 BC, when Assur became independent of the collapsing 3rd Dynasty of Ur, the Assyrians became well-known traders, who travelled constantly between Assur and southern Turkey with their donkeys, carrying cloth from Assur and tin from beyond the Tigris to the east, and trading it in southern Turkey for gold, silver, and other metals.
By 1700 BC the Assyrians had been conquered by the Amorites, and later they were controlled by the Hurrians for a long time.
By 1115 BC, under their king Tiglath-pileser I, they were able to expand south into Babylonia again (being more careful to respect the ancient gods there this time), and west.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/westasia/history/assyrians.htm   (625 words)

 Redating the First Deportation of Judah  |  Jim Hopkins   |  Preterist Archive
Ezekiel also prophesied in 571 BC (fifteen years after the fall of Jerusalem) that Egypt would be given to Nebuchadnezzar as wages for his service against Tyre in which he labored thirteen years and received no wages.
Some use 605 BC after the fall of Carchemish, but this poses the additional problem of being the fourth year of Jehoiakim rather than the third as stated by Daniel.
The only reason for the fabrication of a deportation in the year 606 or 605 BC is the statement of Daniel concerning the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim.
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 The Railways of Canada Archives
BC Rail #721 southbound at Mons, BC, on 9 Oct 1988.
BC Rail steam locomotives #3716 (2-8-0) and #2860 (4-6-4) at Britannia Beach, BC, on 29 May 1999.
BC Rail #3901 westbound 28 miles west of Dawson Creek, BC, on 9 Apr 1999.
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 All Empires - Assyria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But from 950 B.C. down to the fall of Nineveh and the overthrow of the Assyrian Empire (609 B.C.) the history of Assyria is very completely represented in documents.
Adad-Nirari III was succeeded by Shalmaneser IV (782-772 B.C.), and the latter by Asshur-Dan III (773-754 B.C.).
In 729 BC the summit of his ambition was attained, and he was invested With the sovereignty of Asia in the holy city of Babylon.
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It is typified by the 70 year period beginning with the death of King Josiah in 609 BC and ending with the conquering of Babylon by the Medes and Persians in 539 BC.
The first period began with the death of King Josiah in 609 BC and ended in 587 BC when Jerusalem and the temple were completely destroyed by the Babylonians.
The character of the events occurring in the 70 year period from 609 BC to 539 BC was the total rule of Babylon over Israel.
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This destruction and the deportations of Jews to Babylonia in 586 and 582 were seen as fulfillments of prophecy and, therefore, strengthened Judaic religious beliefs and awakened the hope for the reestablishment of the independent Jewish state.
During the Persian and Hellenistic (4th-3rd century BC) periods, the Temple generally was respected, and in part subsidized, by Judaea's foreign rulers.
Antiochus IV Epiphanes, however, plundered it in 169 BC and desecrated it in 167 BC by commanding that sacrifices be made to Zeus on an altar built for him.
www.bu.edu /mzank/Michael_Zank/Jerusalem/templemount.html   (985 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Gentile Times Reconsidered: Chronology & Christ's Return   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 593 BC, the army of Nebuchadnezzar are still present in Babylon from 596 BC as it was told in Daniel 1: 5 that their food ration for the second invasion should last for 3 years.
539 BC According to the Hebrew Bible, while Belshazzar and the nobles of the empire were feasting and drinking from the chalices taken from the Hebrew Temple of Jerusalem, a hand wrote an unknown Aramaic text on the wall: mene, mene, tekel, uparsin.
522 BC A usurper of the crown of Persia (Smerdis) arose.
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 ANE History: The End of Judah
BC was the consort of the chief Canaanite deity El.
With the death of Josiah in 609 BC, the throne of Judah temporarily passed under the domination of Egypt.
Although the Mari letters of the eighteenth century BC have shown that signalling by fire was practiced in the Euphrates valley twelve centuries before Jeremiah's time, this letter from Lachish sheds light on the system of signal telegraphy used by the Jewish army in the last days of the kingdom of Judah.
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 600s BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
604 BC - Nebuchadnezzar became the ruler of the Chaldeans of Babylon
600 BC - Foundation of Milan by Celts?
600 BC - Foundation of Marseille by Phoceans
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701 BC - invasion of Sennacherib (2 Ki 18:13-19:37; 2 Ch 32:1-23; Is 36-37; Assyrian texts) a.
609 BC: Josiah killed at Megiddo trying to stop Necho II of Egypt (2 Ki 23:29-30; 2 Ch 35:20-27) a.
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 Edict of Cyrus (2 Chronicles 36: 22-23)
By 612 BC, Nineveh (Assyria’s capital) fell to the hands of the Babylonians under the leadership of Nabopolassar 625-605 BC) of Babylonia.
By 589 BC, Zedekiah allied with Egypt and rebelled Babylonia.
By 538 BC, the Jews were permitted to go back to Jerusalem and rebuild the Temple under the leadership of Zerubbabel and Jeshua (Ezra 1-3).
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 I282: Jechoniah | Jehoiachin | Jehoahaz | Jehoiakim (632 BC - AFT JUL 609 BC)
Jehoiakim (632 BC - AFT JUL 609 BC)
632 BC - AFT JUL 609 BC : 632 BC, Jerusalem, Judah, Southern Kingdom [321]
BURIAL: AFT JUL 609 BC, Memphis, Egypt [323]
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 The Ultimate Cyrus I of Anshan Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
The war between the two brothers ended in 648 BC with the defeat and reported suicide of Shamash-shum-ukin.
In 612 BC the two managed to capture the Assyrian capital Nineveh.
This was effectively the end of the Assyrian Empire though remnants of the Assyrian army under Ashur-uballit II (612 - 609 BC) continued to resist from Harran.
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Kings of Assyria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The dates for the kings given below as reigning between 1420 BC and 1179 BC are particularly problematic, as the dating differs depending on which of the Assyrian King Lists is given precedence.
This version is followed by many sources, which thus give Ashur-uballit I as succeeding in 1366 BC and Shalmaneser I in 1275 BC.
Although the dates between 1179 BC and 912 BC are not as secure as the dates from 911 BC onwards, they are generally agreed upon by most Assyriologists.
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609 B.C. The first canal was dug under the orders of Pharaoh Necho II.
285 to 246 B.C. Ptolemy II widened the canal.
Nationalisation of the Suez Canal by Colonel Nasser.
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 600s bc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
600s BC Centuries: 8th century BC - 7th century BC - 6th century BC
609 BC - King Josiah of Judah dies in the Battle of Megiddo against Pharaoh Necho II of Egypt
604 BC - Nebuchadnezzar II succeeds his father Nabopolassar as ruler of the Chaldeans of Babylon
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 Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was in 605 BC that Nebuchadnezzar and Babylon became the supreme authority throughout the land area termed 'Palestine'.
The correct starting date of 610 BC is overlooked and erroneously dated because many people have never seen the most recent translation of the Babylonian chronicles by A.K. Greyson.
It was the year 536 BC and the foundation of the new temple was about to be started by the returned exiles in Jerusalem while Daniel remained in Babylon.
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547 BC) was the second of the physical philosophers of Ionia, a citizen of Miletus, and a companion or pupil of Thales.
Aelian makes him the leader of the Milesian colony to Amphipolis, and hence some have inferred that he was a prominent citizen.
The computations of Apollodorus have fixed his birth in 611, and his death shortly after 547 B.C. Ancient sources represent him as a successful student of astronomy and geography, and an early proponent of exact science.
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 Kingdom of Judah - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal
For about another century and a half Judah had a somewhat checkered existence after the termination of the kingdom of Israel till its final overthrow in the destruction of the temple (586 B.C.) by Nebuzar-adan, who was captain of Nebuchadnezzar's body-guard (2 Kings 25:8-21).
King Josiah died in the chronology accepted by most scholars in 609 BC in battle against Necho II of Egypt
In the second rebellion in 586 BC Jerusalem was taken, the temple burnt, the king taken and Judah utterly lost its independence to Nebuchadnezzar II.
www.artpolitic.org /infopedia/ki/Kingdom_of_Judah.html   (680 words)

 Nabopolassar - MindSharer Article Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He rose into revolt against the Assyrian Empire (Which had ruled Babylon for the last 200 years) in 625 BC after the last really powerful Assyrian king, Assur-bani-pal died in 627 BC.
Nabopolassar was left in control of Nineveh and destroyed the remnants of the Assyrian Empire in 609 BC.
In 605 BC his son Nebuchadnezzar won the Battle of Carchemish shortly before Nabopolassar died.
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