Centuries: 9th century BC - 8th century BC - 7th century BC
Events and Trends
- Judah, Tyre and Sidon revolt against Assyria
- 719 BC - Zhou Huan Wang of the Zhou Dynasty becomes ruler of China.
- 718 BC - Gyges becomes the ruler of Lydia.
- 717 BC - Assyrian king Sargon conquers the Hittite stronghold of Carchemish
- 717 BC - Sargon founds a new capital for Assyria at Dur-Sharukin.
- 716 BC - Roman legend marks this as the date that Romulus ended his rule.
- 715 BC - Egypt: End of Twenty-fourth Dynasty
- 715 BC - Start of the reign of Roman King Numa Pompilius
- 713 BC - Numa Pompilius reforms the Roman calendar