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This article concerns the period 719 BC – 710 BC.
|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
Events and trends
- Judah, Tyre and Sidon revolt against Assyria.
- 719 BC — Zhou Huan Wang of the Zhou Dynasty becomes ruler of China.
- 718 BC — Gyges becomes the ruler of Lydia.
- 717 BC — Assyrian king Sargon conquers the Hittites stronghold of Carchemish.
- 717 BC — Sargon II founds a new capital for Assyria at Dur-Sharrukin.
- 717 BC – 716 BC — Sargon II leads his armies in a sweeping attack along the Philistine coast, where he defeated the pharaoh.
- 717 BC — Roman legend marks this as the date that Romulus ended his rule. Interregnum starts.
- 715 BC — Interregnum ends. Start of the reign of the second King of Rome — Numa Pompilius.
- c. 715 BC — Conquest of Messenia by Sparta ends.
- 713 BC — Numa Pompilius, King of Rome, reforms the Roman calendar, introducing January and February and adding 5 days to the calendar.
- 713 BC — Olmecs establish Monte Albán, the sacred city, and continue building pyramids.
- 712 BC — Numa Pompilius creates the office of Pontifex Maximus.
- c. 710 BC — Medes is united.