|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||16th century BC · 15th century BC · 14th century BC|
|Decades:|| 1490s BC 1480s BC 1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC|
1440s BC 1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC 1400s BC
|Categories:|| Births – Deaths |
Establishments – Disestablishments
- 1504 BC–1492 BC — Egypt conquers Nubia and the Levant.
- 1500 BC–1400 BC — The Rigveda was composed around this time.
- 1500 BC–1400 BC — The Battle of the Ten Kings took place around this time.
- 1500 BC - Coalescence of a number of cultural traits including undecorated pottery, megalithic burials, and millet-bean-rice agriculture indicate the beginning of the Mumun Pottery Period in the Korean peninsula.
- 1490s BC — Cranaus, legendary King of Athens, is deposed after a reign of 10 years by his son-in-law Amphictyon of Thessaly, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha.
- 1487 BC — Amphictyon, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha and legendary King of Athens, dies after a reign of 10 years and is succeeded by Erichthonius I of Athens, a grandson of Cranaus.
- c. 1469 BC — In the Battle of Megiddo, Egypt defeats Canaan (Low Chronology).
- 1460s BC — The Kassites overrun Babylonia and found a dynasty there which lasts for 576 years and nine months.
- 1446 BC — According to Biblical literalist chronologies, Moses leads the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt.
- 1437 BC — Legendary King Erichthonius I of Athens dies after a reign of 50 years and is succeeded by his son Pandion I.
- Approximately 1420 BC — Crete conquered by Mycenae — start of the Mycenaean period.
- 1400 BC — Palace of Minos destroyed by fire.
- 1400s BC — Linear A reaches its peak of popularity.
- 1400s BC — The height of the Canaanite town of Ugarit.
- Myceneans conquers Greece and border of Anatolia.
- The Tumulus culture flourishes.
- Hatshepsut of Egypt, female Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty (1498–1483 BC)
- Thutmose III of Egypt, Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty (1479 BC–1425 BC)
- Amenhotep II, Pharaoh of Egypt, (1427 BC–1401 BC)
Inventions, discoveries, introductionsEdit
- The Shang Dynasty Chinese capital city at Ao had massive defensive walls of 20 m/65 ft in width at the base and enclosed an area of some 2100 square yards (1800 m²).
Decades and yearsEdit
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