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Abraham is born(c. 1813 BCE)
Abraham forms the first covenant with God(c. 1713 BCE).
Torah is written(c.1312 BCE).
Moses leads the Jews on an exodus from Egypt(c. 1280 BCE).
King Solomon constructs the First Temple(c. 970 BCE).
Israel splits into two kingdoms(c. 920 BCE).
The Assyrians conquer Israel and launch the Jewish diaspora(c. 722 BCE).
The Aryan invasion begins(c. 1600 BCE).
The Vedic Age begins(c. 1500 BCE).
The major Upanishads are written(c. 800 BCE).
The Epics and Puranas are written(c. 500 BCE).
The Maurya Empire is founded(c. 320 BCE).
The Gupta Empire is founded(c. 320 CE).
The Gupta Empire falls(c. 500CE).
Life of Shakyamuni Buddha(c. 400 BCE).
The Mahasanghika school emerges(c. 386 BCE).
Reign of King Ashoka, ; sends first Buddhists to Sir Lanka in the third century. (269-231 BCE)
Rise of Mahayana Buddhism. (100 BCE-100 CE)
Buddhism first enters China. (1st century CE)
Life of Confucius
Han Emperor Wu abandons Legalism in favor of Confucianism
Death of Confucius
Mencius spreads Confucianism throughout China
Confucius traveling and teaching rulers in China with his disciples
Legendary meeting between Confucius and Lao-Tzu (founder of Taoism)
Qin Dynasty Emperor orders the burning of Confucian texts and kills many Confucian scholars.
Calling of Abraham - the Father of the Jewish nation
Roman rule of Israel begins
Birth of Jesus Christ, in Bethlehem.
Death of Jesus Christ.
The Exodus begins. Led by Moses, the Israelites leave Egypt and eventually settle in Canaan
Following Solomon's death, the Kingdom is divided into two sections: Northern (Israel) and Southern (Judah).
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Babylonians take Jerusalem and destroy Solomon's temple. Jewish nation is taken into captivity in Babylon (the exile)
Taoism develops during the Shang Dynasty.
Probable life of the Chinese philosopher Lao-Tzu, founder of Taoism and author of the Tao-Te-Ching.
Zhang Ling founds the sect of the Way of Five Bushels of Rice.
Zhang Lu organizes the Way of Five Bushels of Rice into religious communities, which become known as Taoism of Heavenly Masters.
Chuang-Tzu further develops Taoist philosophy.
Wang Bi introduces Taoist concepts into Confucian learning.
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