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The Malta Historic Collections Exhibition
Malta has been inhabited since it was settled around 5200 BC from the Italian island of Sicily. Later came the arrival of the Phoenicians and the Greeks who named the island Μελίτη (Melite) meaning “honey sweet” in reference to Malta’s endemic variety of bee. The island was known as 𐤈𐤄𐤋𐤀𐤌 Maleth meaning ‘safe-haven’, by the Phoenicians.
- about 5200 BCE: First settlers arrive on Malta, from the island of Sicily.
- about 3600 BCE to about 2500 BCE: The Temple building period starts, construction of the world’s oldest free standing buildings at Ġgantija Gozo, of the Mnajdra solar temple complex on Malta and several others.
- Circa 700 BCE: A Greek colony is founded on the main island.
- Circa 800-480: Phoenician colonization.
- 480 BCE: The Maltese Islands come under the control of Carthage.
- 218 BCE: Malta is incorporated into the Roman Republic.
- 60: Saint Paul is shipwrecked on an island identified by many Bible scholars as Malta.
- 395: Byzantine domination of Malta, following the final division of the Roman Empire.
- 870: The Aghlabid Arabs conquer Malta.
- 1091: Count Roger I of Sicily establishes Norman rule over Malta.
- 1127: Norman control over Malta is consolidated under Roger II of Sicily.
- 1194–1266: Malta and Sicily are ruled by the Swabians (House of Hohenstaufen), who establish the County of Malta whereby Counts rule Malta with some degree of autonomy .
- 1224: Expulsion of all remaining Muslims in Malta and Sicily..
- 1266–1283: The Angevins rule Malta and Sicily.
- 1283–1530: The Crown of Aragon rules Malta and Sicily.
- 1397: Establishment of the Università, a form of government composed of local aristocrats.
- 1427: King Alfonso incorporates Malta to the Crown of Aragon (Kingdom of Sicily), abolishes the County of Malta, and promises never to grant Malta as a fief to any third party.
- 1530: In an effort to protect Rome from Turkish invasion, the then King of Sicily Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor grants the Maltese Islands to the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem in perpetual fief, ending four centuries as part of the Kingdom of Sicily.
- 1565: The siege by the Ottoman Empire.
- 1566: The founding of Malta’s new capital city, Valletta. A general strengthening of Malta’s fortifications is undertaken.
- 1798: Napoleon conquers Malta.
- 1799: The Maltese revolt against the French. Britain takes Malta under its protection, in the name of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
- 1802: The Peace of Amiens, mandates that Britain return Malta to the Knights of St John, but Britain chooses not to comply.
- 1814: Under the Treaty of Paris, subsequently ratified by the Congress of Vienna, Malta becomes a British Crown Colony.
- 1853–1856: During the Crimean War, Malta serves as a hospital base for wounded combatants, and acquires the nickname Nurse of the Mediterranean.
- 1914–1918: Throughout World War I, Malta resumes its role as the Nurse of the Mediterranean as the British ship many casualties to hospitals in Malta, especially following the failed Gallipoli campaign
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