Southern kingdom defeated by Babylon. (1st captivity)
Jerusalem destroyed. (Last captive group to Babylon)
Persian rule begins under Cyrus.
Return from Babylon captivity. (First group)
Nehemiah rebuilds Jerusalem's walls.
Old Testament period ends.
Although some of the above Timeline Historical Record Dates
can be pinpointed with a certain degree of accuracy, others are
still debatable until further evidence can be found. These are
simply offered to provide the reader a grasp of the context of the
events themselves through the Old Testament Times.