640 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
640 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 640 BC
DCXXXIX BC
Ab urbe condita 114
Ancient Egypt era XXVI dynasty, 25
- Pharaoh Psamtik I, 25
Ancient Greek era 35th Olympiad (victor
Assyrian calendar 4111
Bengali calendar −1232
Berber calendar 311
Buddhist calendar −95
Burmese calendar −1277
Byzantine calendar 4869–4870
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal Dragon)
2057 or 1997
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
2058 or 1998
Coptic calendar −923 – −922
Discordian calendar 527
Ethiopian calendar −647 – −646
Hebrew calendar 3121–3122
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −583 – −582
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2461–2462
Holocene calendar 9361
Iranian calendar 1261 BP – 1260 BP
Islamic calendar 1300 BH – 1299 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1694
Minguo calendar 2551 before ROC
民前2551年
Nanakshahi calendar −2107
Thai solar calendar −97 – −96

Events[edit]

Europe[edit]

Middle East[edit]

  • King Ashurbanipal of Assyria achieves a great victory over Elam. He captures its last king, Khumma-Khaldash III, and lays waste the country.
  • King Teispes dies after a 35-year reign in which he has ruled the Elamite city of Anshan after being freed from Median supremacy.

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Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b E.J. Bickerman, Chronology of the Ancient World (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1968), p. 198