A helpful post from Between Two Worlds
As you read through Old Testament history, here’s a chart you may want to to print out and have on hand. It’s from Graeme Goldsworthy’s book According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible. It's simplified, but still helpful in locating where you’re at in the biblical storyline.
You can also download this as a PDF (posted with permission).
Taken from According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible by Graeme Goldsworthy. Copyright(c) Graeme Goldsworthy 1991. Used by permission of InterVarsity Press, PO Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515 (www.ivpress.com) and Inter-Varsity Press, Norton Street, Nottingham NG7 3HR England (www.ivbooks.com)