Visualize the incredible history of the Nephite, Lamanite and Jaredite nations with greater clarity, and gain a new perspective as Book of Mormon events are paralleled with biblical and world history.
Whether it be for Family Home Evening, a Sunday School, Primary or Seminary lesson, preparing a talk, helping a friend understand the scriptures, or for personal scripture study, you will turn to the Book of Mormon Timeline again and again.
This timeline gives a concise history of many events and people of the Book of Mormon. The records of the Nephites provide highly accurate dates, however, when necessary, probable estimations have been made. Recurring names are cited numerically and coincide with the Book of Mormon Index. A horizontal bar represents the general time in which a person lived. The dark line below indicates when they are directly or indirectly cited in the Book of Mormon.
Though much world history has been included, an emphasis has been placed on biblical and Old World history. Events are cited as they are commonly believed to have occurred and have not been synchronized with dates in the Book of Mormon. Other sources may vary since the exact chronology of ancient history is widely disputed.
All Book of Mormon events include chapter and verse citation for easy reference. Book of Mormon events are dated according the the Book of Mormon and Nephite calendar.
Summaries of major parables, visions and sermons are found throughout the timeline. Including concise explanations of various objects mentioned in the scriptures, such as the brass plates, the golden plates, the Liahona and much more.
Discover what was happening in the rest of the world during the rise and fall of the Nephite nation. For example: Captain Moroni and Julius Caesar were contemporaries, or that the Pharisees of Judea emerged at the time of the Wicked King Noah.
Though much world history has been included, emphasis has been placed on Biblical and Old World history. Events are cited as they are commonly believed to have occurred. Other sources may vary since exact dates and chronologies of ancient history are widely disputed.