Jerusalem

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
36989
Names
Jerusalem
Coordinates
31.7683180° N, 35.2137110° E
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Timeline

c. 1000 BCE

Reign of King David

c. 962 BCE
63 BCE

The Roman general Pompey captures Jerusalem and annexes Judea to Rome.

49 CE

Council of Jerusalem

70 CE

Fall of Jerusalem

15 Jul 1099

Christian soldiers capture Jerusalem during the First Crusade. The city had been held by Islamic rulers since 655.

1951

Assassination of King Abdullah