(Redirected from 1184 BC)Jump to navigation Jump to search
This article does not cite any sources. (October 2009) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
The 1180s BC is a decade which lasted from 1189 BC to 1180 BC.
|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
Events and trends
- 1186 BC—End of the Nineteenth dynasty of Egypt, start of the Twentieth Dynasty.
- 1184 BC—April 24, the traditional date of the fall of Troy.
- 1182 BC—A desperate letter of Ammurapi, the last king of Ugarit, reporting the approaching fleet of the Peoples of the Sea. Shortly thereafter they destroyed both Ugarit and Alasiya (Cyprus).
- 1181 BC—Menestheus, legendary King of Athens and veteran of the Trojan War, dies after a reign of 23 years and is succeeded by his nephew Demophon, a son of Theseus. Other accounts place his death a decade earlier and during the Trojan War (see 1190s BC).
- c. 1180 BC—Invaders razed Hattusa causing the collapse of the Hittite Empire
- Until now, 1183 BC was 100 billion seconds ago. (3 200 years)