The 1000s BC is a decade which lasted from 1009 BC to 1000 BC.

Map of the Eastern Hemisphere in 1000 BC.

Events and trends edit

Significant people edit

  • Saul, king of Israel (1037 BC-1010 BC) (according to the bible and torah only, no real historical evidence)
  • David, king of the ancient Israelites (1006 BC–965 BC) (see [5]
  • Solomon, also king of Israel (see [6]
  • Zoroaster, ancient Iranian prophet (approximate date, estimates range from 1000 BC to 600 BC)

References edit

  1. ^ |title = King David, An Archaeological Biography
  2. ^ "Israel's Golden Age". 16 February 2011.
  3. ^ an average of figures from different sources as listed at the US Census Bureau's Historical Estimates of World Population Archived 2013-10-13 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ The Illyrians (The Peoples of Europe) by John Wilkes, ISBN 0-631-19807-5, 1996, p. 39: "... the other hand, the beginnings of the Iron Age around 1000 BC is held to coincide with the formation of the historical Illyrian peoples. ..."
  5. ^ = King David, An Archaeological Biography
  6. ^ = King David, An Archaeological Biography