In the year 1457 BC...
  • Egyptian pharaoh Thutmose III puts down the Canaanite revolt, crushing the Canaanite coalition outside the city of Megiddo and then capturing the town after a seven-month siege. Megiddo was of such strategic importance, that upon its fall Thutmose is reported to have said in jubilation, "The capture of Megiddo is the capture of a thousand towns."


1458 BC - 1457 BC - 1456 BC

15th century BC

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