The year 579 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 175 Ab urbe condita . The denomination 579 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.

Millennium: 1st millennium BC
579 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar579 BC
Ab urbe condita175
Ancient Egypt eraXXVI dynasty, 86
- PharaohApries, 11
Ancient Greek era50th Olympiad, year 2
Assyrian calendar4172
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−1171
Berber calendar372
Buddhist calendar−34
Burmese calendar−1216
Byzantine calendar4930–4931
Chinese calendar辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
2119 or 1912
    — to —
壬午年 (Water Horse)
2120 or 1913
Coptic calendar−862 – −861
Discordian calendar588
Ethiopian calendar−586 – −585
Hebrew calendar3182–3183
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat−522 – −521
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga2522–2523
Holocene calendar9422
Iranian calendar1200 BP – 1199 BP
Islamic calendar1237 BH – 1236 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarN/A
Korean calendar1755
Minguo calendar2490 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−2046
Thai solar calendar−36 – −35
Tibetan calendar阴金蛇年
(female Iron-Snake)
−452 or −833 or −1605
    — to —
(male Water-Horse)
−451 or −832 or −1604

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