Centuries: 14th century BC - 13th century BC - 12th century BC
Events and Trends
- 1285 BC - Battle of Kadesh: Rameses II, Pharaoh of Egypt is almost defeated by Muwatillis of the Hittites.
- 1282 BC - Pandion II, legendary King of Athens dies after a nominal reign of 25 years. He reportedly only reigned in Megara while Athens and the rest of Attica were under the control of an alliance of Nobles led by his uncle Metion (son of Erichthonius II of Athens ) and his sons (including in some accounts Daedalus). His four sons lead a successful military campaign to regain the throne. Aegeus becomes King of Athens, Nisos reigns in Megara, Lykos in Euboea and Pallas in southern Attica.