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|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||9th century BC – 8th century BC – 7th century BC|
|Decades:||740s BC 730s BC 720s BC – 710s BC – 700s BC 690s BC 680s BC|
|Years:||719 BC 718 BC 717 BC 716 BC 715 BC 714 BC 713 BC 712 BC 711 BC 710 BC|
|Categories:||Births – Deaths – Architecture
Establishments – Disestablishments
Events and trends
- Judah, Tyre and Sidon revolt against Assyria.
- 719 BC — Zhou Huan Wang of the Zhou Dynasty becomes ruler of China.
- 718 BC — Gyges becomes the ruler of Lydia.
- 717 BC — Assyrian king Sargon conquers the Hittites stronghold of Carchemish.
- 717 BC — Sargon II founds a new capital for Assyria at Dur-Sharrukin.
- 717 BC – 716 BC—Sargon II leads his armies in a sweeping attack along the Philistine coast, where he defeated the pharaoh.
- 717 BC — Roman legend marks this as the date that Romulus ended his rule. Interregnum starts.
- 715 BC — Interregnum ends. Start of the reign of the second King of Rome — Numa Pompilius.
- c. 715 BC — Conquest of Messenia by Sparta ends.
- 713 BC — Numa Pompilius, King of Rome, reforms the Roman calendar, introducing January and February and adding 5 days to the calendar.
Olmecs establish Monte Albán, the sacred city, and continue building pyramids