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9000 BCE: City of Jericho founded in region of Jordan.
7000 BCE - 5000 BCE: Community of Ain Ghazal flourishes in Jordan.
2334 BCE - 2100 BCE: Region of Jordan part of the Akkadian Empire.
2000 BCE: Arrival of the Hyksos in Jordan.
1570 BCE: Hyksos driven from Jordan by the Egyptians.
1458 BCE - 1425 BCE: Region of Jordan flourishes under reign of Egyptian pharaoh Thutmose III.
1200 BCE: Invasion of Jordan region by the Sea Peoples.
1115 BCE - 612 BCE: Jordan is part of the Assyrian and Neo-Assyrian Empire.
549 BCE - 330 BCE: Jordan is part of the Achaemenid Empire of the Persians.
331 BCE - 323 BCE: Jordan taken by Alexander the Great in his conquest of Persia.
175 BCE - 164 BCE: Foundation of Hellenistic Jerash in Jordan.
129 BCE - 102 BCE: Jerash in Jordan, is ruled by successive warlord-kings.
99 BCE - 63 BCE: Jerash in Jordan is ruled by the Hasmonean Kingdom.
63 BCE: Jerash in Jordan becomes part of the Roman province of Syria.
106 CE: Jerash in Jordan becomes part of the Roman province of Arabia.
106 CE - 634 CE: Jordan is part of the Roman Empire.
129 CE - 130 CE: Roman emperor Hadrian visits Jerash in Jordan, a visit commemorated by a triumphal arch.
634 CE - 638 CE: Muslim Conquest of Levant; Arabs take Jordan from Rome.
661 CE - 750 CE: Jordan is part of the Umayyad Empire.
734 CE: Palace of Khirbat Al Mafjar is built by Walid Ibn Yazid near Jericho in the Jordan Valley.