Time periods in the region of Palestine summarizes the major time periods in the history of the region of Palestine/Land of Israel, and notes the major events in each time period.
|4000–3300 BC (Copper Age)
|3300–1000 BC (Bronze Age and Iron Age I)
|The Canaanite and Egyptian period
|Canaanites / New Kingdom Egypt
|Canaan / Djahy
|1000–732 BC (Iron Age IIA+B)
|The Israelite period
|Ancient Israel and Judah
|Kingdom of Israel (united monarchy) / Kingdom of Israel (Samaria) / Kingdom of Judah / Philistia / Territorial environs of Arabu, Edom, Phoenicia
|732–539 BC (Iron Age IIC)
|Neo-Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian periods
|Neo-Assyrian Empire and Neo-Babylonian Empire
|Eber-Nari / Yehud
|The Persian period
|Eber-Nari / Province of Judah / Palestina
|The Hellenistic period
|Hellenistic Greece (Ptolemaic / Seleucid Kingdoms), Hasmonean Kingdom
|Cœle-Syria / Palestine / Hasmonean Judea / Decapolis / Paralia / Acre / Dor
|37 BC – 6 AD
|The Early Roman period
|Roman Republic / Roman Empire
|Herodian Judea / Tetrarchy of Judea / Decapolis / Territorial environs of Syria, Aegyptus
|The Early Roman period
|Roman Republic / Roman Empire
|Judaea (Roman province) / Samaria / Idumea / Galilee / Decapolis
|The Late Roman period
|The Byzantine period
|Palaestina I and Palaestina II
|The Arab Caliphate Period
|Rashidun, Umayyad and Abbasid and Fatimid Caliphates
|The Crusader period and the Ayyubid Period
|The Crusaders, Seljuks and Ayyubids
|Southern Levant / Kingdom of Jerusalem / Outremer / Palestine / Holy Land
|The Mamluk period
|Damascus Wilayah / Filastin
|The Ottoman period
|Ottoman Syria / Southern Syria / Arz-i-Filistin
|The British Mandate period
|Israel / Egypt / Jordan / Palestinian National Authority / Hamas Government in Gaza
|State of Israel / West Bank / Gaza Strip / Palestinian territories / State of Palestine
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