This article concerns the period 679 BC – 670 BC.
Events and trends Edit
- 677 BC—Esarhaddon leads the Assyrian army against rebellious Arab tribes, advances as far as the Brook of Egypt.
- 676 BC—Zhou Hui Wang becomes emperor of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 674 BC—Esarhaddon puts down a revolt in Ascalon supported by Taharqa, king of Kush and Egypt. In response, the Assyrians invade Egypt, but Taharqa is able to hold them off.
- 673 BC—Tullus Hostilius becomes the third King of Rome.
- 671 BC—Esarhaddon again invades Egypt, this time successfully, capturing Memphis as well as a number of the royal family.
Significant people Edit
- Elayi, Josette (15 February 2023). Esarhaddon, King of Assyria. Lockwood Press. p. 89. ISBN 978-1-957454-95-5.
- Duruy, Victor (1884). History of Rome and of the Roman People from Its Origin to the Establishment of the Christian Empire. D.Estes and C.E. Lauiat. p. 150.
- Belliotti, Raymond Angelo (31 August 2015). Machiavelli's Secret: The Soul of the Statesman. SUNY Press. p. 180. ISBN 978-1-4384-5721-5.