|Millennia:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||8th century BC - 7th century BC - 6th century BC|
|Decades:||640s BC 630s BC 620s BC - 610s BC - 600s BC 590s BC 580s BC|
|Years:|| 619 BC 618 BC 617 BC 616 BC 615 BC|
614 BC 613 BC 612 BC 611 BC 610 BC
|Categories:|| Births - Deaths - State leaders - Sovereign states|
Establishments - Disestablishments
Events and trendsEdit
- 619 BC — Alyattes becomes king of Lydia.
- 619 BC — Death of Zhou xiang wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 618 BC — Zhou qing wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 616 BC — Lucius Tarquinius Priscus becomes the fifth King of Rome.
- 615 BC — Neo-Babylonian kingdom begin attacking Assyrian cities.
- 614 BC — Sack of Asshur by the Medes and Babylonians.
- 613 BC — Death of Zhou qing wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 613 BC — King Zhuang of Chu ascends to the throne of Chu in China
- 612 BC — Zhou kuang wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 612 BC — An alliance of Medes, Scythians, Neo-Babylonians and Susianians besiege and conquer Nineveh at the Battle of Nineveh. King Sin-shar-ishkun of Assyria is killed in the sack.
- 612 BC — Ashur-uballit II attempts to keep the Assyrian empire alive by establishing himself as king at Harran.
- 612 BC — Estimation: Babylon, capital of Babylonia becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Nineveh, capital of Assyria.
- 612 BC — Fall of the Assyrian Empire and Rise of the Neo-Babylonian Empire.
- 610 BC — Necho II succeeds Psammetichus I as king of Egypt.
- 610 BC — Birth of Anaximander, Greek philosopher (approximate date)
- 610 BC — Death of Psammetichus I, king of Egypt
- 612 BC — Death of King Sin-shar-ishkun of Assyria
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