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The year 659 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 95 Ab urbe condita . The denomination 659 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
659 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar659 BC
Ab urbe condita95
Ancient Egypt eraXXVI dynasty, 6
- PharaohPsamtik I, 6
Ancient Greek era30th Olympiad, year 2
Assyrian calendar4092
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−1251
Berber calendar292
Buddhist calendar−114
Burmese calendar−1296
Byzantine calendar4850–4851
Chinese calendar辛酉(Metal Rooster)
2038 or 1978
    — to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
2039 or 1979
Coptic calendar−942 – −941
Discordian calendar508
Ethiopian calendar−666 – −665
Hebrew calendar3102–3103
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat−602 – −601
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga2442–2443
Holocene calendar9342
Iranian calendar1280 BP – 1279 BP
Islamic calendar1319 BH – 1318 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarN/A
Korean calendar1675
Minguo calendar2570 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−2126
Thai solar calendar−116 – −115
Tibetan calendar阴金鸡年
(female Iron-Rooster)
−532 or −913 or −1685
    — to —
(male Water-Dog)
−531 or −912 or −1684


  • The enemy city of Alba Longa is destroyed by the Romans.