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This article concerns the period 579 BC – 570 BC.
|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
Events and trendsEdit
- 579 BC—Servius Tullius succeeds the assassinated Lucius Tarquinius Priscus as the sixth King of Rome (traditional date).
- 575 BC—The Ishtar Gate and throne room wall are built in the city of Babylon.
- 575 BC—Battle of Yanling: The army of the Chinese State of Jin defeats the forces of the State of Chu in ancient Henan province.
- 575 BC–550 BC—Temples and public buildings begin to grace Rome. The main temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus is built.
- 573 BC—The Nemean Games are founded at Nemea (traditional date).
- 571 BC (25 November)—Servius Tullius, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.
- 571 BC—Zhou Ling Wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 570 BC—Amasis II succeeds Apries as king of Egypt.
- c. 570 BC—The François Vase, a volute krater with black figure decoration, is made by a pair of Greek craftsmen: the potter Ergotimos and the painter Kleitias.
- 570 BC–560 BC—Berlin Kore, from a cemetery at Keratea, near Athens, is made.
- 576 BC—Birth of Cyrus the Great, later King of Anshan and architect of the First Persian Empire
- 572 BC—Death of Zhou Jian Wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China
- 570 BC—Birth of Xenophanes
- c. 570 BC—Birth of Pythagoras, Greek mathematician, on the island of Samos (died c. 475 BC)
- c. 570 BC—Death of Sappho, Greek poet