This historical period can be divided into two parts, the joint monarchy of Israel under Saul, David and Solomon, followed by the split monarchy of Israel and Judah until the Assyrian and Babylonian captivities, respectively.
The main narrative details of these time periods are contained in 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles and 2 Chronicles.
Further information is contained in the prophetic writings of those prophets who prophesied during this period.
The following table presents the chronology.
Throughout the following blog posts, regular reference is made to the nations surrounding Israel and Judah.
To assist the reader, the following map illustrates the approximate geopolitical borders.