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|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||14th century BC – 13th century BC – 12th century BC|
|Decades:||1280s BC 1270s BC 1260s BC – 1250s BC – 1240s BC 1230s BC 1220s BC|
|Years:||1259 BC 1258 BC 1257 BC 1256 BC 1255 BC 1254 BC 1253 BC 1252 BC 1251 BC 1250 BC|
Events and trends
- c. 1259 BC—Ramesses II makes peace agreement with the Hittites (other date is 1263 BC).
- c. 1258 BC—The Exodus as depicted in the Bible.
- 1251 BC—September 7, a solar eclipse on this date might mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes, Greece.
- 1250 BC—Traditional date of the beginning of the Trojan War.
- 1250 BC—Wu Ding emperor of Shang Dynasty to 1192 BC.
- c. 1250 BC—Lion Gate, Mycenae, Greece, are made. Citadel walls are built.