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1000000 - 20000 B.C.     :     PALEOLITHIC
20000 - 10000 B.C.     :     EPIPALEOLITHIC
10000 - 4500 B.C.     :     NEOLITHIC, appearance of the sedentary life thanks to the beginning of agriculture
Ab. 6000 B.C.     :     Appearance of pottery
4500 - 3100 B.C.     :     CHALCOLITHIC
3100 - 1900 B.C.     :     Early BRONZE, appearance of the first villages in Trans-Jordan
1900 - 1550 B.C.     :     Middle BRONZE
1550 - 1200 B.C.     :     Late BRONZE, trade with Egypt, Mesopotamia, Cyprus and Mycenae. Formation of the trans-Jordanian kingdoms of Amôn, Moab and Edom
1200 - 900 B.C.     :     IRON AGE I
1200-1100 B.C.     :     Egyptian hegemony
Ab. 1200 B.C.     :     Probable date of the Exodus and successive infiltration of Jewish tribes on the trans-Jordanian plate
1050 - 970 B.C.     :     Kingdom of David
Ab. 850 B.C.     :     Revolt and independence of Mesha
900 - 539 B.C.     :     IRON AGE II
800 B.C.     :     First Assyrian campaigns in Trans-Jordan
587 B.C.     :     Babylonian Conquests
539 B.C.     :     Occupation of Babylon by Cyrus the Great
539 - 333 B.C.     :     Persian Intrusion
333 - 63 B.C.     :     Hellenic Period
332 B.C.     :     Occupation of Palestine by Alexander the Great
323 B.C.     :     Death of Alexander the Great
64 - 63 B.C.     :     Invasion of Syria and Palestine by the Roman emperor Pompey
63 B.C. - 324 A.D.     :     ROMAN PERIOD
0     :     Birth of Jesus in Bethlehem
106 A.D.     :     Annexing of the Nabatean kingdom to the Province of Arabia by Trajan
324 A.D.     :     The emperor Constantine makes of Byzantia his capital under the name of Constantinoplis.
324 - 638 A.D.     :     BYZANTINE PERIOD
570 A.D.     :     Birth of Prophet Mohammed
622 A.D.     :     (Emigration of Mohammed from Mecca to Medina), beginning of the Moslem era
629 A.D.     :     First battle between Moslems and Christians at Mu'ta, close to Karak
632 A.D.     :     Death of Prophet Mohammed
636 A.D.     :     Final Victory of the Moslems against the Byzantine troops at the battle of Yarmouk
638 - 1516 A.D.     :     MOSLEM PERIOD
639 - 642 A.D.     :     Occupation of Egypt by the Moslems
661 - 750 A.D.     :     Umayyad Dynasty
750 - 969 A.D.     :     Abbasid Dynasty
969 - 1055 A.D.     :     Fatimid Dynasty
1055 - 1099 A.D.     :     Reign of Seldjoukids
1099 - 1187 A.D.     :     Latin kingdom of Jerusalem
1099 A.D.     :     Beginning of the Crusades
1187 A.D.     :     Decisive battle of Hattin close to Beisan and victory of Saladin against the Crusaders
1187 - 1260 A.D.     :     Ayyubid Dynasty
1260 - 1516 A.D.     :     Mamluk Dynasty
1516 - 1918 A.D.     :     OTTOMAN PERIOD
1516 A.D.     :     Following the battle of Marj-Dabiq, Ottomans invade Syria and Palestine
1916 A.D.     :     Beginning of the Arab revolt inspired by colonel Lawrence of Arabia: carried out by the Arab tribes and volunteers from the Arab World.
1918 A.D.     :     End of the First World War and the Ottoman Empire collapses
1921     :     Creation of Trans-Jordan by GB and beginning of the Hashemite Reign
1928     :     First constitution of Trans-Jordan (The BASIC Law)
1946     :     Trans-Jordan becomes the Hashemite kingdom of J
ordan
1951     :     Assassination of king Abdullah I
1953     :     Official ascension of King Hussein to throne
1988     :     king Hussein gives up all rights on the occupied Palestinian territories
1999     :     Death of King Hussein and ascension to throne of the King Abdullah II


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