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Timeline 800 - 700 BC

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800 Etruscans arrive in Italy by way of the Sea

800 Zapotec hieroglyphs developed

800 Traditional date for the Iliad and Odyssey written by Homer

800 Greek alphabet first used

800 Phoenicians settle in Cyprus

800 Earliest Iron Age societies develop in Germany and Austria

750 Greek migrants settle on the Spanish coast, Sicily and southern Italy

776 First recorded Olympic Games held at the sanctuary of Zeus in Olympia, Greece

774 Assyrian incursions of Phoenicia begin

770 Eastern Zhou dynasty in China, capital moved from Hao to Luoyang

753 Legendary date for the founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus

750 Etruscan Kings rule Rome

750 Kushites occupy Egypt

750 iron working in Egypt

750 Scythians are driven westward toward the Black Sea

750 Athens and Sparta become a major power druing the Archaic period

745 Tiglath-Pileser III reigns over Assyria

743 Sparta initiates the first Messenian War.

738 Assyria invades Phoenicia

734 Tyre falls to Tiglath-Pileser III of Assyria

733 Syracuse is founded on Sicily by the Greeks

729 Tiglath-Pileser captures Babylon and reigns as king

725 King Midas rules over Phrygia

722 Sargon II of Assyria captures Samaria, the capital of Israel

722 The northern kingdom of Israel comes to an end.

722 Sargon II of Assyria deports 28,000 Israelites who become the "Ten Lost Tribes"

721 Chaldaeans enter Babylonia and compete for the Babylonian throne

721 Sargon II defeats the Urartians

720 Egypt reunited under Nubian rule (XXVth Dynasty)

709 Phrygia becomes a tributary to Assyria

706 Tarentum is established in southern Italy by Sparta

701 Sennacherib, king of Assyria begins his campaign on the west to Phoenicia

701 Sennacherib, king of Assyria beseiges Jerusalem

701 Assyrians invade and conquer most of Phoenicia

The History of Rome - Part One. 743 - 136 B.C. Glossary

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