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THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C.
Exact dates from this century are unknown and are approximated here.

700 B.C.
-0700 XX XX Περδίκκας Αʹ (Perdiccas I) becomes King of Macedonia.
-0700 XX XX Πολύδωρος (Polydorus) becomes King of Sparta.
-0700 XX XX Ashur-nadin-shumi becomes King of Babylon.
-0700 XX XX Etruscan supremacy period in Italy.
-0700 XX XX 20th Olympic Games
-0700 XX XX Orientalizing Period begins.
-0700 XX XX The Scythians start settling in Cimmerian areas
-0700 XX XX UPANISHADS
-0700 XX XX ΘΕΟΓΟΝΊΑ (THEOGONY) Ἡσίοδος (Hesiod)
-0700 XX XX The Villanovan culture ends.

699 B.C.
-0699 XX XX Khallushu becomes King of Elam.

697 B.C.
-0697 XX XX 姬重耳 (Ji Chong'er) born.

696 B.C.
-0696 XX XX WAR Cimmerians vs. Phrygia
-0696 XX XX 姬佗 (Jī Túo) becomes 周莊王 (Xhōu Zhuāng Wáng), King of China.
-0696 XX XX 21st Olympiad boxing added

694 B.C.
-0694 XX XX Nergal-ushezib becomes King of Babylon.
-0694 XX XX Abd Melqart becomes King of Tyre.

693 B.C.
-0693 XX XX Eryxias becomes Archon of Athens.
-0693 XX XX Mushezib-Marduk becomes King of Babylon.

692 B.C.
-0692 XX XX Karib’il Watar, King of Saba’ pays tribute to Sennacherib.
-0692 XX XX 22th Olympic Games

691 B.C.
-0691 XX XX WAR Battle of Halule: Babylonia, Chaldeans, Aramaeans, Elamites vs. Assyria.

690 B.C.
-0690 XX XX Taharqa becomes Pharaoh of Egypt.
-0690 XX XX Sennacherib constructs the first aqueduct at Jerwan.
-0690 XX XX Manava dies.

688 B.C.
-0688 XX XX 23th Olympic Games

687 B.C.
-0687 XX XX HOLY BIBLE מנשה בן-חזקיה (Manasseh son of Hezekiah) becomes King of Judah.

685 B.C.
-0685 XX XX 姜小白 (Jiāng Xiǎobái) becomes Duke Huan, Marquis of Qi.
-0685 XX XX 管仲 (Guan Zhong) becomes Prime Minister of Qi.
-0685 XX XX WAR The Second Messenian War begins. Messenia vs. Sparta.

684 B.C.
-0684 XX XX 24th Olympic Games

682 B.C.
-0682 XX XX Κρέων (Creon) becomes Archon of Athens.

681 B.C.
-0681 XX XX 姬胡齊 (Jī Hú Qí) becomes 周釐王 (Zhōu Xī Wáng), King of China.
-0681 XX XX Lysiades becomes Archon of Athens.
-0681 XX XX Esarhaddon becomes King of Assyria and Babylon.

680 B.C.
-0680 XX XX Tlesias becomes Archon of Athens.
-0680 XX XX Baal I becomes King of Tyre.
-0680 XX XX Rusa II becomes King of Urartu.
-0680 XX XX 25th Olympic Games
-0680 XX XX The Kaali craters result from meteorite impact.
-0680 XX XX The Ἀρχίλοχος (Archilochus) born.

678 B.C.
-0678 XX XX Nekauba becomes Pharaoh of Egypt (Twenty-sixth dynasty).
-0678 XX XX Ardys II becomes King of Lydia.
-0678 XX XX Ἀργαῖος Αʹ (Argaeus I) becomes King of Macedonia.

677 B.C.
-0677 XX XX Nandivardhdhana becomes King of Magadha.

676 B.C.
-0676 XX XX 姬閬 (Jī Làng) becomes 周惠王 (Zhōu Hùi Wáng), King of China.
-0676 XX XX 26th Olympic Games

675 B.C.
-0675 XX XX Phraortes becomes the second king of the Median Empire.
-0675 XX XX Teispes becomes King of the Anshan.

673 B.C.
-0673 XX XX Tullus Hostilius is the third King of Rome.

672 B.C.
-0672 XX XX Necho I becomes Pharaoh of Egypt (Twenty-sixth dynasty).
-0672 XX XX 27th Olympic Games

671 B.C.
-0671 XX XX Leostratus becomes Archon of Athens.

669 B.C.
-0669 XX XX Peisistratus becomes Archon of Athens.
-0669 XX XX Ashurbanipal becomes King of Assyria.

668 B.C.
-0668 XX XX Autosthenes becomes Archon of Athens.
-0668 XX XX Shamash-shum-ukin becomes King of Babylon.
-0668 XX XX 28th Olympic Games
-0668 XX XX WAR The Second Messenian War ends.

665 B.C.
-0665 XX XX Εὐρυκράτης (Eurycrates) becomes King of Sparta.

664 B.C.
-0664 XX XX Tantamani becomes Pharaoh of Egypt.
-0664 XX XX Psamtik I becomes Pharaoh of Egypt (Twenty-sixth dynasty).
-0664 XX XX Miltiades becomes Archon of Athens.
-0664 XX XX 29th Olympic Games

661 B.C.
-0661 XX XX Macha Mong Ruad becomes High King of Ireland.

660 B.C.
-0660 XX XX 神武 (Jinmu) becomes the first Emperor of Japan.
-0660 XX XX HOLY BIBLE NAHUM
-0660 XX XX 30th Olympic Games

659 B.C.
-0659 XX XX Miltiades becomes Archon of Athens.

657 B.C.
-0657 XX XX Κύψελος (Cypselus) becomes the first tyrant of Corinth.

656 B.C.
-0656 XX XX 31th Olympic Games
-0656 XX XX Psamtik I takes control of all Egypt

654 B.C.
-0654 XX XX Rechtaid Rígderg becomes High King of Ireland.
-0654 XX XX Ἄβδηρα, Θράκη (Abdera, Thrace) is founded.

653 B.C.
-0653 XX XX Madius becomes the third king of the Median Empire.

652 B.C.
-0652 XX XX 32th Olympic Games
-0652 XX XX WAR Battle of Halule: Babylonia, Chaldeans, Aramaeans, Babylonia vs. Assyria.

651 B.C.
-0651 XX XX 姬鄭 (Jī Zheng) becomes 周襄王 (Zhōu Xīang Wáng), King of China.

6XX B.C.
-06XX XX XX A Mayan community is established at Piedras Negras.

649 B.C.
-0649 XX XX WAR Assyria defeats Babylonia.

648 B.C.
-0648 04 06 Solar eclipse observed in Greece.
-0648 XX XX Kandalanu becomes King of Babylon.
-0648 XX XX Greece’s 33rd Olympiad — Pankration is introduced.

647 B.C.
-0647 XX XX WAR Assyria sacks Susa.
-0647 XX XX Assurbanipal and Queen (basrelief)

645 B.C.
-0645 12 24 Meteor shower observed in China.
-0645 XX XX 管仲 (Guan Zhong) dies.
-0645 XX XX Dropides becomes Archon of Athens.
-0645 XX XX Ἀρχίλοχος (Archilochus) dies.

644 B.C.
-0644 XX XX 33rd Olympic Games

643 B.C.
-0643 XX XX 齊桓公 (Duke Huan of Qi) dies.

642 B.C.
-0642 XX XX Ancus Marcius is the fourth King of Rome.
-0642 XX XX HOLY BIBLE אמון בן-מנשה (Amon son of Manasseh) becomes King of Judah.

640 B.C.
-0640 XX XX Assyrian king Ashurbanipal founds a library.
-0640 XX XX WAR Assyria defeats the Elamite Empire.
-0640 XX XX Στησίχορος (Stesichorus) born.
-0640 XX XX Φίλιππος Α' (Phillip I) becomes King of Macedonia.
-0640 XX XX Ανάξανδρος (Anaxandros) becomes King of Sparta.
-0640 XX XX HOLY BIBLE יאשיהו בן-אמון (Josiah son of Amon) becomes King of Judah.
-0640 XX XX Cyrus I becomes King of the Anshan.
-0640 XX XX 34th Olympic Games

639 B.C.
-0639 XX XX Δαμασίας (Damasias) becomes Archon of Athens.
-0639 XX XX Sarduri III becomes King of Urartu.

638 B.C.
-0638 XX XX Σόλων (Solon) born.

637 B.C.
-0637 XX XX 宋襄公 (Duke Xiang of Song) dies.

636 B.C.
-0636 XX XX 姬重耳 (Ji Chong•er) becomes 晉文公 (Duke Wen of Jin), Duke of 晋 (Jin).
-0636 XX XX 35th Olympic Games

635 B.C.
-0635 XX XX Eriména becomes King of Urartu.
-0635 XX XX Duke Wen of Jin refuses to absorb the state of Yuan.

634 B.C.
-0634 XX XX Ἐπαίνετος (Epaenetus) becomes Archon of Athens.
-0634 XX XX Úgaine Mór becomes High King of Ireland.

633 B.C.
-0633 XX XX WAR King Cheng of Chu invades 宋國 (Sòng).

632 B.C.
-0632 XX XX Μεγακλῆς (Megacles) becomes Archon of Athens.
-0632 XX XX Κυλώνειο Άγος (Cylonian affair)
-0632 XX XX WAR 城濮之戰 (Battle of Chengpu): Jin defeats Chu.
-0632 XX XX 36th Olympic Games

631 B.C.
-0631 XX XX Duke Wen of Jin heads a multi-state conference at Jiantu.
-0631 XX XX Κυρήνη (Cyrene) founded.
-0631 XX XX Βάττος Ἀριστοτέλης (Battus I) becomes the first King of Cyrene.
-0631 XX XX Ashur-etil-ilani becomes King of Assyria.

630 B.C.
-0630 XX XX HOLY BIBLE ZEPHANIAH

629 B.C.
-0629 XX XX Sadyattes becomes King of Lydia.
-0629 XX XX Rusa III becomes King of Urartu.

628 B.C.
-0628 XX XX 37th Olympic Games

627 B.C.
-0627 XX XX Περίανδρος (Periander) becomes the second tyrant of Corinth.
-0627 XX XX Jeremiah 1 HOLY BIBLE JEREMIAH
-0627 XX XX Sinsharishkun becomes King of Assyria and Babylon.

626 B.C.
-0626 XX XX Sin-shumu-lishir becomes King of Assyria and Babylon.
-0626 XX XX WAR Babylonia revolts against Assyria.

625 B.C.
-0625 XX XX Oenochoe (wine pitchers) are crafted in Greek culture.
-0625 XX XX Cyaxares becomes the fourth king of the Median Empire.
-0625 XX XX Nabopolassar becomes the first king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire.
-0625 XX XX WAR Battle of Nineveh: Medes, Scythia, Babylonia, and Susiana invade Nineveh.

624 B.C.
-0624 XX XX Θαλής (Thales) born.
-0624 XX XX Aristaechmus becomes Archon of Athens.
-0624 XX XX 38th Olympic Games

621 B.C.
-0621 XX XX Δράκων (Draco) becomes Archon of Athens.
-0621 XX XX The Book of Deuteronomy is compiled by Israelite scribes.
-0621 XX XX ESDRAS

620 B.C.
-0620 XX XX Αἴσωπος (Aesop) born.
-0620 XX XX 39th Olympic Games

618 B.C.
-0618 XX XX 姬壬臣 (Jī Rén Chén) becomes 周顷王 (Zhōu Qĭngwáng), King of China.

617 B.C.
-0617 XX XX Alyattes II becomes King of Lydia.

616 B.C.
-0616 XX XX 40th Olympic Games
-0616 XX XX Lucius Tarquinius Priscus becomes the fifth King of Rome.

615 B.C.
-0615 XX XX Heniochides becomes Archon of Athens.
-0615 XX XX Ευρυκρατίδης (Eurycratides) becomes King of Sparta.
-0615 XX XX Sarduris IV becomes King of Urartu.

614 B.C.
-0614 XX XX WAR Medes and Babylonia invade Assur.

612 B.C.
-0612 XX XX 姬班 (Jī Bān) becomes 周匡王 (Zhōu Kūang Wáng), King of China.
-0612 XX XX 41st Olympic Games
-0612 XX XX WAR Battle of Nineveh: Medes, Scythia, Babylonia, and Susiana defeat Nineveh.
-0612 XX XX Ashur-uballit II becomes King of Assyria.
-0612 XX XX King Ashur-uballit II makes Harran his capital.
-0612 XX XX Babylon becomes the world’s largest city.

610 B.C.
-0610 XX XX Necho II becomes Pharaoh of Egypt (Twenty-sixth dynasty).
-0610 XX XX WAR Babylonia invades Harran.
-0610 XX XX Ναύκρατις (Naukratis) is founded.
-0610 XX XX Ἀναξίμανδρος (Anaximander) born.

609 B.C.
-0609 XX XX WAR Battle of Megiddo: Egypt invades Judah.
-0609 XX XX HOLY BIBLE יהואחז בן-יאשיהו (Jehoahah son of Josiah) becomes King of Judah.
-0609 XX XX HOLY BIBLE יהויקים בן-יאשיהו (Jehoiakim son of Josiah) becomes King of Judah.
-0609 XX XX WAR Egypt joins Assyria against Babylonia.

608 B.C.
-0608 XX XX 42nd Olympic Games

607 B.C.
-0607 XX XX HOLY BIBLE HABAKKUK

606 B.C.
-0606 XX XX 姬瑜 (Jī Yú) becomes 周定王 (Zhōu Dìng Wáng), King of China.

605 B.C.
-0605 XX XX Aristocles becomes Archon of Athens.
-0605 XX XX Nebuchadnezzar II becomes the second king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire.
-0605 XX XX HOLY BIBLE DANIEL
-0605 XX XX WAR Battle of Carchemish: Babylonia defeats Egypt and Assyria.

604 B.C.
-0604 XX XX 43rd Olympic Games

602 B.C.
-0602 XX XX Ἀέροπος Αʹ (Aeropus I) becomes King of Macedonia.

601 B.C.
-0601 XX XX Πέρινθος (Perinthos) is founded.

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