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The year 685 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 69 Ab urbe condita . The denomination 685 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
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685 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar685 BC
DCLXXXIV BC
Ab urbe condita69
Ancient Egypt eraXXV dynasty, 68
- PharaohTaharqa, 6
Ancient Greek era23rd Olympiad, year 4
Assyrian calendar4066
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−1277
Berber calendar266
Buddhist calendar−140
Burmese calendar−1322
Byzantine calendar4824–4825
Chinese calendar乙未(Wood Goat)
2012 or 1952
    — to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
2013 or 1953
Coptic calendar−968 – −967
Discordian calendar482
Ethiopian calendar−692 – −691
Hebrew calendar3076–3077
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat−628 – −627
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga2416–2417
Holocene calendar9316
Iranian calendar1306 BP – 1305 BP
Islamic calendar1346 BH – 1345 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarN/A
Korean calendar1649
Minguo calendar2596 before ROC
民前2596年
Nanakshahi calendar−2152
Thai solar calendar−142 – −141
Tibetan calendar阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
−558 or −939 or −1711
    — to —
阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
−557 or −938 or −1710

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  1. ^ E.J. Bickerman, Chronology of the Ancient World (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1968), p. 197