1240s BC

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Millennium: 2nd millennium BC
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1240s BC-related

Events and trends[edit]

  • Deborah, Judge of Israel, accompanies Barak on a military campaign in Qedesh, according to Judges 4:6–10.[1]
  • Jael assassinates Sisera, a retreating general who was the enemy of the Israelites, according to Judges 5:23–27.

Significant people[edit]


  1. ^ Toffteen, Olaf (1907). Ancient Chronology, Part I. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. p. 279.