The 2nd millennium BC spanned the years 2000 through 1001 BC. In the Ancient Near East, it marks the transition from the Middle to the Late Bronze Age.The Ancient Near Eastern cultures are well within the historical era: The first half of the millennium is dominated by the Middle Kingdom of Egypt and Babylonia.
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Spending much of their energies in trying to recuperate from...
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Europe is still entirely within the prehistoric era; much of...
In the history of the Egyptian language, the early 2nd...
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The 2nd millennium BC is the time between the Middle and the late Bronze Age. The first half of the millennium saw a lot of activity by the Middle Kingdom of Egypt and Babylonia. The alphabet develops. Indo-Iranian migration onto the Iranian plateau and onto the Indian subcontinent saw the creation and use of the chariot. Chariot warfare and ...
The second millennium of the Anno Domini or Common Era was a millennium spanning the years 1001 to 2000 (11th to 20th centuries).. It encompassed the High and Late Middle Ages of the Old World, the Islamic Golden Age and the period of Renaissance, followed by the Early Modern period, characterized by the Wars of Religion in Europe, the Age of Enlightenment, the Age of Discovery and the ...
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The 2nd millennium BC spanned the years 2000 through 1001 BC. It marks the transition from the Middle to the Late Bronze Age. Its first half is dominated by the Middle Kingdom of Egypt and Babylonia. The alphabet develops.
3rd millennium BC in music - 2nd millennium BC in music - 1st millennium BC in music. Events. 2000 BC - Percussion instruments are added to Egyptian orchestras. 2000 BC - The trumpet is played in Denmark. 1500 BC - Harps are played in Egypt. 1500 BC - Guitar, lyre, trumpet, and tambourine are used by the Hittites.
2000 BC—Wheeled chariots and wagonsappearedDevelopment of the alphabetHindus developed castesystemOlmec civilization in Mesoamerica.Middle Elamiteperiod.Oxus civilization.Andronovo culture, Central Asia.Hammurabi, Babylonian king and lawmaker (1792–1745 BC)Pharaoh Kamose of the Seventeenth dynasty of Egypt (reigned 1573 BC–1570 BC)Pharaoh Ahmose I of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt (reigned 1550 BC–1526 BC)Pharaoh Amenhotep I of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt (reigned 1526 BC–1506 BC)The biblical patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, in the Genesisnarrative are set in the early to mid 2nd millennium.The Exodus and Moses are set in the late 2nd millennium (possibly the Amarna Period, see also Osarseph, Moses and Monotheism).
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The Canadian–American speculative fiction author S.M. Stirling has written a trilogy (the Nantucket series) set in Bronze Age era, circa the 1250s BC. The trilogy describes the conflict between the...
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New!!: 2nd millennium BC and Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC) · See more » Battle of the Ten Kings. The Battle of the Ten Kings is a battle alluded to in the Rigveda (Book 7, hymns 18, 33 and 83.4–8), the ancient Indian sacred collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns. New!!: 2nd millennium BC and Battle of the Ten Kings · See more » BBC History
The Phoenicians were an offshoot of the Canaanites, a group of ancient Semitic-speaking peoples that emerged at least in the second millennium BC. Though they were often known to outsiders as Canaanites, and continued to self-identify as such, the Phoenicians became a distinct people some time in the Late Bronze Age, between the 14th and 13th ...