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History of Israel : Maps of the Middle East

Approximate borders of ancient empires that ruled in the Near East.

Assyrian Empire (746 - 609 BCE)

Assyrian Empire map
Assyrian Empire map (746 - 609 BCE)

Babylonian Empire (609 - 539 BCE)

Babylonian Empire map
Babylonian Empire map (609 - 539 BCE)

Persian Empire (550 - 330 BCE)

Persian Empire map
Persian Empire map (550 - 330 BCE)

Macedonian Empire
(During the reign of Alexander the Great (III) 336 - 323 BCE)

Macedonian Empire map
Macedonian Empire map (336 - 323 BCE)

These maps were taken from the University of Oregon Historical Atlas Resource