The history of Jerusalem begins at the dawn of time: there has been a city for over 5000 years.
Here, you'll find some resources to help you discover our fascinating story.
For a global overview, we’ve put together a Jerusalem history timeline with a parallel world history timeline.
See the city's history reflected in the many names of Jerusalem.
And for more on specific periods in the history of Jerusalem, follow the links below.
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