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699                          Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

                                Bel-ibni -                                                                                                                                                                PC 8*

                                Ashur-nadin-shumi +                                                                                                                                          PC 9*

                                Huan ...                                  (Eastern Zhou)                                     (720-697) 14th Zhou King (Ji Lin)

698                          Shabako -                              (Egypt XXV)                                         Kushite

                                Shebitku +-                            (Egypt XXV)                                         Kushite

                                Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

                                Huan ...                                  (Eastern Zhou)                                     (720-697) 14th Zhou King (Ji Lin)

697                          Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

                                Huan -                                    (Eastern Zhou)                                     (720-697) 14th Zhou King (Ji Lin)

696                          Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

                                Ji Tuo (Zhuang Wang) +    (China)                                                   Spring and Autumn

695                          Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

694                          Assyrians destroy Babylon and their Elamite allies

                                Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King     

693                          Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

                                Ashur-nadin-shumi -                                                                                                                           PC 9*

                                Nergal-ushezib +                                                                                                                                  PC 10*

692                          Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

                                Nergal-ushezib -                                                                                                                                                   PC 10*

                                Mushezib-Marduk +                                                                                                                                            PC 11*

691                          Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

690                          Cimmerian invasion of Asia Minor

                                Taharqa +                              (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

689                          Assyrians destroy Babylon and flood the site

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

688                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Hezekiah ...                            (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

                                Mushezib-Marduk -                                                                                                                                             PC 11*

                                Second Kingless Period +                                                                                                                  PC 12*

687                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Hezekiah -                              (Judah)                                                   (716-687) King

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

686                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

685                          Egyptian Dynasty XXVI - Saite Era (685-525)                                        

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Tefnakhte II +                       (Egypt XXVI)                                        (King)

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

684                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

683                          Transition from monarchy to aristocracy (nine archons yearly) completed at Athens - various forms until 288

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

682                          Judah surrenders to Assyria

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Sennacherib ...                      (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

                                Ji Tuo (Zhuang Wang) -     (China)                                                   Spring and Autumn

681                          Sennacherib king of Assyria is murdered

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Sennacherib -                        (Assyria)                                               (705-681) King

                                Esarhaddon +                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*   

                                Ji Qi (Li Wang) +                  (China)                                                   Spring and Autumn

680                          Scythian invasion of Armenia

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*   

                                Second Kingless Period -                                                                                                                                   PC 12*

679                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

678                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

677                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

                                Ji Qi (Li Wang) -                   (China)                                                   Spring and Autumn

676                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

                                Ji Lang (Hui Wang) +          (China)                                                   Spring and Autumn

675                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

                                Deioces -                               (Media)

674                          Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

                                Phraortes +                            (Media)

673                          Esarhaddon invades Egypt

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

672                          Esarhaddon of Assyria controls western Media

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Necho I +                               (Egypt XXVI)                                        (672-664) King (1st Saite)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

671                          Esarhaddon of Assyria takes Egypt

                                Ist Assyrian invasion of Egypt

                                Necho I ...                              (Egypt XXVI)                                        (672-664) King (1st Saite)

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

670                          Necho I ...                              (Egypt XXVI)                                        (672-664) King (1st Saite)

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon ...                       (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*

669                          Necho I ...                              (Egypt XXVI)                                        (672-664) King (1st Saite)

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Esarhaddon -                        (Assyria)                                               (681-669) King                                      PC 13*   

                                Ashurbanipal +                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King                                     

668                          Ashurbanipal hunting lions from his chariot (Nineveh) (668-626)

                                Necho I ...                              (Egypt XXVI)                                        (672-664) King (1st Saite)

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

667                          Necho I ...                              (Egypt XXVI)                                        (672-664) King (1st Saite)

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

                                Shamash-shuma-ukin +                                                                                                                                       PC 14*

666                          Necho I ...                              (Egypt XXVI)                                        (672-664) King (1st Saite)

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

665                          Necho I ...                              (Egypt XXVI)                                        (672-664) King (1st Saite)

                                Taharqa ...                             (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)

                                Nimlot -                                  (Egypt XXIII)                                        Hermopolis

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

664                          Necho I is killed by a Kushite force led by Tanwetemani for being allies of Assyrian Ashurbanipal

                                Necho I -                                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (672-664) King (1st Saite)

                                Psammetichus I +                  (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Taharqa -                               (Egypt XXV)                                         (690-664) King (Kushite/Nubian)                                                     

                                Tanwetamani +                     (Egypt XXV)                                         (664-656) King (Kushite/Nubian) Napata

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

663                          Ashurbanipal with Assyrian army resubjugates Egypt and sacks Thebes

                                Egypt XXV -

                                Egypt XXVI +

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

662                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

661                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

660                          Byzantium founded

                                Traditional Date of the founding of Japan's first empire, and Japan's first emperor, Jimmu (2/11)

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

                                Zarathustra                                                                           660-

659                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

658                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

657                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

656                          Tanwetamani -                      (Egypt XXV)                                         Kushite

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

655                          Cypselus establishes tyranny at Corinth

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

654                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

653                          Assyrians abandon Egypt

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

                                Phraortes -                             (Media)

652                          Scythian subjugation in Media begins

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

                                Ji Lang (Hui Wang) -           (China)                                                   Spring and Autumn

651                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

                                Ji Zheng (Xiang Wang) +   (China)                                                   Spring and Autumn

650                          Second Messenian War - Sparta subjugates rebels

                                Beginning of Spartan social and military system

                                Scythian and Cimmarian raiders sweep over Syria and Palestine

                                Egypt united under Psammetichos I

                                Media united in reaction to Assyrian pressure

                                Archilochus of Paros, lyric poet flourishes

                                Minaean Kingdom in Yemen ends (1200-)

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

649                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

648                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King                     

647                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

                                Shamash-shuma-ukin -                                                                                                                                        PC 14*   

                                Kandalanu +                                                                                                                                                         PC 15*

646                          Terpander                                                                              645 fl.

                                Ashurbanipal conquers Elam

                                Lydians begin first known coinage

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

645                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

644                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

643                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

642                          Assyrians plunder Susa

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

641                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

640                          Kore of Auxerre  (Daedalic Style)

                                Assyrian defeat of Cimmerians opens central Asia Minor for Lydian expansion    

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

                                Solon                                                                                      640-559

639                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

638                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

637                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

636                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

635                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

634                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

633                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

632                          Cylon tries to establish tyranny at Athens

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal ...                    (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

631                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Ashurbanipal -                     (Assyria)                                               (669-631) King

630                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

629                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

628                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

627                          Possible end of Ashurbanipal's reign as King of Assyria - later sources attest to a 42 year reign

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

626                          Chaldean general Nabopolassar seizes throne of Babylon and declares independence from Assyria

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

625                          Scythian subjugation in Media ends - Cyaxares establishes independent kingdom

                                Rise of the Chaldean kingdom of Babylon

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Cyaxares +                             (Media)                                  (628-585) King

                                Kandalanu -                                                                                                                                                          PC 15*

                                Nabopolassar +                    (Chaldea)                                                                                                               PC 16*

624                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

623                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

622                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

621                          Draco promulgates law code at Athens

                                The Deuteronomic law code found in the Jerusalem temple

                                King Josiah's religious reforms

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Jeremiah                                                                                 621-580

620                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Aesop                                                                                    620-560

                                Alcaeus                                                                                 620-

619                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Alyattes II +                          (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Ji Zheng (Xiang Wang) -    (China)                                                   Spring and Autumn

618                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Ji Ren Chen +                        (China)                                                 Spring and Autumn (Qing Wang)

617                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

616                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

615                          Medes sack Ashur, Assyrian capital

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

614                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

613                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Ji Ren Chen -                         (China)                                                 Spring and Autumn (Qing Wang)

612                          Nineveh falls to Medes, Babylonians, and Scythians

                                Chaldean state established by Nabopolassar of Babylon

                                Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Ji Ban (Kaung Wang) +      (China)                                                  Spring and Autumn

611                          Psammetichus I ...                (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

610                          Psammetichus I -                 (Egypt XXVI)                                        (664-610) King (Saite)

                                Necho II +                              (Egypt XXVI)                                        Saite

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Anaximander                                                                         610-546

                                Sappho                                                                                  610-580

609                          End of Assyrian empire

                                Necho II of Egypt conquers Palestine-Syria

                                Battle of Megiddo - death of Josiah

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

608                          Battle of Megiddo - Necho II of Egypt defeats and kills Josiah king of Judah

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Josiah -                                  (Judah)

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

607                          Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Ji Ban (Kaung Wang) -       (China)                                                   Spring and Autumn

606                          Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Ji Yu (Ding Wang) +          (China)                                                  Spring and Autumn

605                          Judah and surrounding  nations become vassals of Nebuchadnezzar

                                Battle if Carchemish - Egyptians defeated by Babylonians (Nebuchadnezzar) and retreat to Egypt

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Nabopolassar -                     (Chaldea)                                                                                                               PC 16*

                                Nebuchadnezzar II +            (Babylonia)                                           (605-562) Chaldean                              PC 17*

604                          Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Nebuchadnezzar II ...           (Babylonia)                                           (605-562) Chaldean                              PC 17*

                                Daniel                                                                                     604-535

                                Lao Tzu                                                                                  604-

603                          Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Nebuchadnezzar II ...           (Babylonia)                                           (605-562) Chaldean                              PC 17*

602                          Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Nebuchadnezzar II ...           (Babylonia)                                           (605-562) Chaldean                              PC 17*

601                          Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

                                Nebuchadnezzar II ...           (Babylonia)                                           (605-562) Chaldean                              PC 17*

600                          Kouros from Sunion

                                Corinthian pottery predominant in Greek trade

                                Greek monumental sculpture begins

                                Circumnavigation of Africa by Phoenicians

                                Windmills grind corn in Persia

                                Alyattes II ...                         (Lydia)                                                   (619-560) King

                                Nebuchadnezzar II ...           (Babylonia)                                           (605-562) Chaldean                              PC 17*

                                Cyaxares ...                            (Media)                                                  (628-585) King

 




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