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|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
Events and trends
- 817 BC—Pedubastis I declares himself king of Egypt, founding the Twenty-third Dynasty.
- 814 BC—Carthage is founded by Phoenician colonists from modern-day Lebanon, led by queen Dido. The city developed into a maritime power that dominated the Mediterranean Sea.
- 811 BC—Adad-nirari III succeeds his father Shamshi-Adad V as king of Assyria.
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