2000 to 1700 BC: Milesians in Ireland. Strong evidence for this period. Strong evidence for mining and metalwork in Ireland by this time and that bronze and gold objects were made. Much jewelry and potter found dating to this period. ~ to 1650 BC: Middle Hellenic period. Slower development; Use of Megaron type dwellings. May also have been the time of a culture called Dananns by Homer and Danaya by Egyptians. ~ to 1450 BC: The Minoan culture based on Crete flourished greatly. They had an extensive seagoing trade network. Their city of Knossos had a peak population of about 100,000 persons. ~ to 1000 BC: The old copper complex of people around the Great Lakes in North America.2000 to 1700 BC: “Milesian Genealogies” of Ireland. Strong evidence is available. ~ to 1650 BC: Middle Hellenic period. Slower development; use of Megaron dwellings. May be the time of a culture called Dananns by Homer and Danaya by Egyptians. ~ to 1450 BC: The Minoan culture based on Crete flourished greatly. They had an extensive seagoing trade network. Their city of Knossos had a peak population of about 100,000 persons.
~ about this time or, perhaps as late as sometime between 1600 BC and 1290 BC, Eber Finn was a High King of Ireland and a son of Mil Espaine(Milesious). It seems he was an immigrant who landed at Bantry Bay in Ireland. He and his brother fought the De Dannan and drove them into the hills. The name Hibernia, used by Julius Caeser, as a name for Ireland, might be derived from Eber or Heber. (The Northmen and Saxons called the land Ir-land or Ir-landa.
1935 BC: Fir Bolg in Ireland. Slaine lived in Ireland.
1934 BC: Fir Bolg in Ireland. Rudrafe of Dela lived in Ireland.
1700 BC: The Milesian brothers Eber and Eremon, defeated the De Danann in the battle of Taillet, killing three kings and three queens.
1600 BC: An ancient Anatolian people began an empire on Hattusa in north-central Anatolia. They came to the area in the Bronze Age before 2000 BC. The may have come from Ukarania. ~ to 1100 BC Mycenaean Greece extent.
1450 BC: Cataclysmic volcanic eruptions in the eastern Mediterranean which probably included tidal waves, earthquakes, crop failures and worse. These events ended the development of the great civilization on Crete.
1300 BC: Hittites Conquered Mesopotamia.
1287 to 1286 BC: It seems there was a High King of Ireland who has been called Eber Finn. He is said to have been a son of Mil Espaine and Scotia. (Scota) ~ this is the time during which Eremon and Eber Finn perhaps shared the High Kingship of Ireland.
1286 BC: may be the year that Eremon alone succeeded to the High Kingship.
1200 BC: Evidence of more immigration and a greater variety of weapons and artifacts in Ireland. ~ 1200 to 900 BC: Greek Dark Ages.
1177 BC: Cultural collapse around Mediterranian.
1100 BC: Chocolate beer in Honduras. Rosemary Joyce of U of C. Berkeley anthropology department reported that inhabitants of Puerto Escondido drank a fermented version of Cacao about this date.
1000 BC: Beginning of the Late Bronze Age in Europe. ~ to 200 BC: Adena native America culture extent in NA.
800 to 700 BC: Ireland flourished again during this period. There was a kind of industrial revolution which began about 800 BC, That evolution began a resurgence of mining metallurgy, and alchemy.
700 BC: Celts Arrived from parts of Gaul and Britain. Ireland was divided into provinces. ~ After this date there was change and unrest in Ireland. There was a focus n defense. Ulster began an Iron Age in the land around Tara. ~ Celts brought iron weapons just after 700 BC.
600 BC: Evidence of ongoing arrival of Celts and their ongoing dominance of the earlier people who did not seem to be of Indo-European culture as were the Celts. ~ Still some relationship among Irish and Greek.
550 BC: Mago I takes power in Carthage.
540 BC: A Carthaginian/Etruscan alliance had expelled the Greeks from Corsica after the battle of Alalia.
535 to 500 BC: The sea battle of Alalia was fought near Alalia between Carthaginians and Etruscan (?)
530 BC: Mago dies and Hasdrubal I takes power in Carthage.
378 BC: Mago defeated at the battle of Cronion in southern Italy by the Syracusan army. Syracuse and Carthage make peace.
334 to 323 BC: Was the time of Alexnder the Great.
329 BC: Alexander founded the city of Escate (Eschate) in Neb, now Tajikistan.
320 to 319 BC: Nia Segamain may have been a High King during a portion of this period. His mother may have been Flidais of tuatha De Danann. In his kingship, he was preceded by Conal Collamrach whom he killed (and proceeded by Enna Aignech.)