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|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||14th century BC – 13th century BC – 12th century BC|
|Decades:||1290s BC 1280s BC 1270s BC – 1260s BC – 1250s BC 1240s BC 1230s BC|
|Years:||1269 BC 1268 BC 1267 BC 1266 BC 1265 BC 1264 BC 1263 BC 1262 BC 1261 BC 1260 BC|
Events and trends
- One of the three estimated dates of the Birth of Heracles in Thebes, Greece.
- c. 1263 BC—Ramses II, king of ancient Egypt, and Hattusilis III, king of the Hittites, sign the earliest known peace treaty.
- 1263 BC—The approximate date traditionally offered for the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt under the leadership of Moses.
- Nicolas Grimal, A History of Ancient Egypt, Blackwell Books: 1992, pp.256-257