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Attempted timeline - most dates very approximate -

also - before about 500AD - it is very unclear who is historical and who is mythical -

Historical in black - names in  green are probably mythic.bur .that is approximate too .....


 

IRELAND - HISTORIC

IRELAND

TARA
links to other finds
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BRITAIN- HISTORIC

  BRITAIN OTHER
PALAEOLITHIC & MESOLITHIC
Palaeolithic 500,000BC-10,000BC
  • Lower Palaeolithic 500,000BC-70,000BC
  • Middle Palaeolithic 70,000BC-35,000BC
  • Upper Palaeolithic 35,000BC-10,000BC
  • Early Upper Palaeolithic 35,000BC-20,000BC
  • [Last Glacial 23,000BC-15,000BC]
  • Late Upper Palaeolithic 15,000BC-10,000BC
         
Mesolithic (Meso) 10,000BC-4000BC
  • Earlier Mesolithic 10,000BC-8000BC
  • Later Mesolithic 8000BC-4000BC
         

NEOLITHIC
Neolithic (Neo) 4000BC-2300BC

  • Early Neolithic 4000BC-3400BC
  • Later Neolithic 3400BC-2300BC

Newgrange  - c.3300-2900 BC

Lismullin stonec.3300-2900 BC

Mound of the Hostages on the Hill of Tara

 

 

Stonehenge - various phases 2800BC to 200BC

The Great Pyramid of Giza BC2560

BRONZE AGE
Bronze Age (BA) 2300BC-700BC

  • Early Bronze Age (EBA) 2300BC-1200BC
  • Middle Bronze Age (MBA) [2000BC-1500BC (Mid E dates)]
  • Late Bronze Age (LBA) 1200BC-700BC

pre Celtic
- cist graves , wedge tombs, henges , stone circles  MORE

Nuadha

 field system at Lismullin under the Henge

cremation burials in urns at Ardsallagh

   

Trojan War 1180 B.C.- perhaps

Iron Age [Ireland & N Scotland] 700BC-AD450
  • Early Iron Age (EIA) 700BC-400BC
  • Middle Iron Age (MIA) 400BC-100BC
  • Late Iron Age (LIA) 100BC-AD450

Arrival of the Gael/Milesians  -MORE

Giant woodhenge at Lismullin

 

Iron Age 700BC-AD43

Gwynn ap Nudd

Greece -Socrates c. 470 BC–399 BC)

 

Cúchulainn, the Ulster Cycle
(27 BC - AD 14).

0 AD ~~~~~~~   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Conn Cétchathach(of the Hundred battles )

Fionn Mac Cumhaill

Cormac mac Airt AD310-350 ( approx)
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definitely historical -          

Niall of the Nine Hostages AD380-410

Lóegaire  mac Neill

St Patrick AD 373 to 493

first Ogham appears

Christian Cemetery at Ardsallagh
5thC to 7thC - 30 bodies
ROMAN BRITAIN

Romano-British  [Lowland Britain] AD43-AD450

 

 

MIGRATION & EARLY MEDIEVAL

MEM [Ireland] AD450-1170

Suibhne, the Battle of Moira (or Mag Rath, 637 A.D.).

Feasting ground at Baronstown

Anglo-Saxon (AS) AD450-1066

Arthur AD 500-539

 

 

Viking raids  

The first recorded Viking raid in Irish history occurred in 795,By the early 840s, the Vikings began to establish settlements

Brian Boru (AD941–23 April 1014),

souterrains

the earliest recorded raids in the 790s  until AD 1066

Alfred the Great(c. 849 – 899)

1066- battle of Hastings - Norman Invasion

  •   medieval  [Ireland] 1170-1547
  • 1170 Strongbow invasion of Ireland

    burial of Lismullin Hound

    medieval  [Britain] 1066-1547

       
               
    POST-MEDIEVAL, INDUSTRIAL, RECENT
    • post-medieval 1547-
             
    • Industrial  1700-

     

      trees at Soldier Hill      
    • modern  190

     

     

     TARA VIGIL starts - Summer Solstice 2006

         
               

     

     

     

      

     

    Sources

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Ireland

     

    http://www.magoo.com/hugh/irishkings.html#milesian1

     

    chronolgy from http://www.biab.ac.uk/chronology.asp

     
       
       

     

      

    other Timelines

    A Celtic Chronology

    Anno Domini

    http://dedanaan.com/untilled-fields-of-irish-history/a-celtic-chronology/6/