|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
|651 BC by topic|
|Gregorian calendar||651 BC|
|Ab urbe condita||103|
|Ancient Egypt era||XXVI dynasty, 14|
|- Pharaoh||Psamtik I, 14|
|Ancient Greek era||32nd Olympiad, year 2|
|Balinese saka calendar||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||己巳年 (Earth Snake)|
2046 or 1986
— to —
庚午年 (Metal Horse)
2047 or 1987
|Coptic calendar||−934 – −933|
|Ethiopian calendar||−658 – −657|
|- Vikram Samvat||−594 – −593|
|- Shaka Samvat||N/A|
|- Kali Yuga||2450–2451|
|Iranian calendar||1272 BP – 1271 BP|
|Islamic calendar||1311 BH – 1310 BH|
|Minguo calendar||2562 before ROC|
|Thai solar calendar||−108 – −107|
−524 or −905 or −1677
— to —
−523 or −904 or −1676
The year 651 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 103 Ab urbe condita . The denomination 651 BC for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
- King Ashurbanipal defeats the Babylonian army of his half brother Shamash-shum-ukin and surrounds the fortified city of Babylon. Beginning a 3-year siege during which the Assyrians will defeat Shamash-shum-ukin's allies.
- King Teispes of Anshan (Persia) sends help to Shamash-shum-ukin but his heirs will later be obliged to accept Assyrian overlordship.
- The Li Ji Unrest ends, resulting in the deaths of Li Ji, Xian, Xiqi and Zhuozi. After the revolt Duke Hui of Jin becomes ruler of the State of Jin.
- Zhou Xiang Wang becomes king of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (September 2013)
- Li Ji, concubine and wife of Xian
- Xian, ruler of the State of Jin
- Xiqi, ruler of the State of Jin
- Zhuozi, ruler of the State of Jin
|This BC year article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|