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|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||13th century BC – 12th century BC – 11th century BC|
|Decades:||1220s BC 1210s BC 1200s BC – 1190s BC – 1180s BC 1170s BC 1160s BC|
|Years:||1199 BC 1198 BC 1197 BC 1196 BC 1195 BC 1194 BC 1193 BC 1192 BC 1191 BC 1190 BC|
Events and trends
- 1197 BC—The beginning of first period (1197 BC–982 BC) by Sau Yung's concept of the I Ching and history.
- 1194 BC—The beginning of the legendary Trojan War.
- 1192 BC—Wu Ding king of Shang Dynasty died.
- 1191 BC—Menestheus, legendary King of Athens, dies during the Trojan War after a reign of 23 years and is succeeded by his nephew Demophon, a son of Theseus. Other accounts place his death a decade later and shortly after the Trojan War (see 1180s BC).