|Millennia:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||9th century BC - 8th century BC - 7th century BC|
|Decades:||800s BC 790s BC 780s BC - 770s BC - 760s BC 750s BC 740s BC|
|Years:||779 BC 778 BC 777 BC 776 BC 775 BC|
774 BC 773 BC 772 BC 771 BC 770 BC
|Categories:||Births - Deaths - State leaders - Sovereign states|
Establishments - Disestablishments
Events and trends[edit | edit source]
- 778 BC — Agamestor, King of Athens, dies after a reign of 17 years and is succeeded by his son Aeschylus.
- 776 BC — First Olympic Games, according to Diodorus Siculus (1st century BC).
- 774 BC — End of the reign of king Pygmalion of Tyre.
- 773 BC — Death of Shoshenq III, king of Egypt.
- 773 BC — Ashur-Dan III succeeds his brother Shalmaneser IV as king of Assyria.
- 771 BC — End of the Western Zhou Dynasty in China as "western" Rong people barbarian tribes together with Zhou vassals sack the capital Hao. The King Zhou you wang is killed. Crown Prince Ji Yijiu escapes and will reign as Zhou ping wang.
- 770 BC — Beginning of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty in China as Zhou ping wang becomes the first King of the Zhou to rule from the new capital of Chengzhou (today Luoyang).
Significant people[edit | edit source]
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