600 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 7th century BC6th century BC5th century BC
Decades: 630s BC  620s BC  610s BC  – 600s BC –  590s BC  580s BC  570s BC
Years: 603 BC 602 BC 601 BC600 BC599 BC 598 BC 597 BC
600 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 600 BC
Ab urbe condita 154
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4151
Bahá'í calendar −2443 – −2442
Bengali calendar −1192
Berber calendar 351
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar −55
Burmese calendar −1237
Byzantine calendar 4909–4910
Chinese calendar 庚申(Metal Monkey)
2097 or 2037
    — to —
辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
2098 or 2038
Coptic calendar −883 – −882
Discordian calendar 567
Ethiopian calendar −607 – −606
Hebrew calendar 3161–3162
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −543 – −542
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2502–2503
Holocene calendar 9401
Igbo calendar −1599 – −1598
Iranian calendar 1221 BP – 1220 BP
Islamic calendar 1259 BH – 1257 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1734
Minguo calendar 2511 before ROC
民前2511年
Thai solar calendar −56

Events[edit]

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Middle East[edit]

Western Europe[edit]

  • The first dwelling at Emain Macha (now Navan Fort) is built (approximate date).
  • Milan is founded by Celts.
  • Capua is founded.
  • Pompeii is founded. (approximate date)
  • The Etruscans seize possession of Rome, making it into a prosperous trade center. (approximate date)
  • Victorious over the Carthaginians in a naval battle, the Greeks of Phocaea establish the city Marseille in today's France.
  • Athens is suffering severe economic problems. (approximate date)

North America[edit]

  • The calendrical system begins appearing in areas with strong Olmec influence, continuing to appear until 500 BC. (approximate date)
  • Construction on the largest Indian mound at Cahokia, near modern-day St. Louis, Missouri, is begun, continuing until 200 AD. (approximate date)

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