|Millennia:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||8th century BC - 7th century BC - 6th century BC|
|Decades:||690s BC 680s BC 670s BC - 660s BC - 650s BC 640s BC 630s BC|
|Years:|| 669 BC 668 BC 667 BC 666 BC 665 BC|
664 BC 663 BC 662 BC 661 BC 660 BC
|Categories:|| Births - Deaths - State leaders - Sovereign states|
Establishments - Disestablishments
Events and trendsEdit
- 669 BC — Ashurbanipal succeeds his father Esarhaddon as king of Assyria.
- 668 BC — Ashurbanipal starts to rule.
- 668 BC — Shamash-shum-ukin, son of Esarhaddon, becomes King of Babylon.
- 668 BC — Egypt revolts against Assyria.
- 668 BC — Estimation: Nineveh, capital of Assyria becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Thebes in Egypt.
- 667 BC — Byzantium founded by Megaran colonists under Byzas. (traditional date)
- 667 BC — Assyrians conquer the Egyptian Empire.
- 664 BC — First naval battle in Greek recorded history, between Corinth and Corcyra.
- 664 BC — Ashurbanipal captures and sacks Thebes.
- 664 BC — Psammetichus I succeeds Necho I as king of Lower Egypt.
- 664 BC — Taharqa appoints his nephew Tantamani as his successor of Upper Egypt.
- 663 BC — Ashurbanipal conquered Ancient Egypt.
- 11 February, 660 BC — Traditional founding date of Japan by Emperor Jimmu.
- 660 BC — First known use of the Demotic script.
- 660 BC — Psammetichus I drives the Assyrians out of Egypt.
- 660 BC — Mythical founding of the Japanese royal family.
- 668 BC — Death of Esarhaddon, king of Assyria; the beginning of Ashurbanipal's reign
- 664 BC — Death of Necho I, king of Egypt
- 663 BC — Death of Taharqa, king of Egypt
- 660 BC — Reign of Emperor Jimmu, first emperor of Japan, begins.
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