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Beginning of the Later Zhou Period which lasted until 256 BCE. This was divided into periods. The The Spring and Autumn period began when the capital was moved to Luoyi in 770 BC and named after the Spring and Autumn Annals written by Confucius. The period was one of turbulence and great changes took place in the economy, politics, military affairs and culture. Xuan Jiu, the son of King You, established the dynasty in 770 BCE, and moved the capital to Luoyi (present-day Luoyang, Henan Province)

§Asia Minor (Modern Turkey)

Ardysus I is King of Lydia.

§Eastern Europe

§Lydia (Modern Turkey)

Alyattes was the king of Lydia.



Aeschylus, Archon of Athens


Romulus and Remus celebrate their first birthdays.


One possible date for the founding of Cadiz (Gadir) as a Phoenician city

§Middle East


Around 770 BCE, the Scythians (led by Ishpaki — Old Iranian *Spakaaya) in alliance with the Mannaens attacked Assyria. The group first appears in Assyrian annals under the name Ishkuzai. According to the brief assertion of Esarhaddon's inscription, the Assyrian empire defeated the alliance.


Jeroboam II (ירבעם השני) was the son and successor of Jehoash, (alternatively spelled Joash), and the fourteenth king of the ancient Kingdom of Israel, over which he ruled for forty-one years according to the 2 Kings (2 Kings 14:23). His reign was contemporary with those of Amaziah (2 Kings 14:23) and Uzziah (15:1), kings of Judah. He was victorious over the Syrians (13:4; 14:26, 27), and extended Israel to its former limits, from "the entering of Hamath to the sea of the plain" (14:25; Amos 6:14).

William F. Albright has dated his reign to 786 BCE746 BCE, while E. R. Thiele says he was coregent with Jehoash 793 BCE to 782 BCE and sole ruler 782 BCE to 753 BC ?.


Ashur-Dan III king of Assyria.


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