0000's The 8th Century BCE 700s BC
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Greek alphabet (c.800 present Left-to-right) was derived from the earlier Phoenician alphabet, and was the earliest known alphabetic script to have distinct letters for vowels as well as consonants.
780s -
c. 700s Homer authors two epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, that lay the foundation for Greek literature. One of his Homeric Hymns recounts a myth central to the Eleusinian Mysteries, which were part of Greek culture for over a thousand years.
780 The first historic solar eclipse is recorded in China.
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776 The first Olympic Games held in Olympia Greece.
760s -
763 A solar eclipse on June 15 is used to fix the chronology of the Ancient Near East.
Greek poet Hesiod c.750-c.650 who wrote mythology about the gods as well as farming and astronomy.
April 21, 753 BC is the traditional date for the founding of Rome.
750-510: Reign of the 7 kings over Rome: Romulus, Numa Pompilius, Tullus Hostilius, Ancus Marcius, Tarquinius Priscus, Servius Tullius, Tarquinius Superbus
Plutarch's Legendary Romulus
745 The crown of Assyria is seized by Pul, who takes the name Tiglath-Pileser III. He will introduce numerous political and military reforms and more than double the lands under Assyrian control.

738 King Tiglath-Pileser III of Assyria invades Israel, forcing it to pay tribute.
732 Hoshea becomes the last king of Israel.
729 Tiglath-Pileser III captures Babylon and becomes Babylonian king.

721: Shalmaneser V or Sargon II of Assyria conquers Samaria, taking Israelites into captivity
Assyrians were infamous for torturing captives.

717: Assyrian King Sargon II (son of Tiglath-Pileser III) captures city of Carchemish.
Numa Pompilius succeded Romulus as King of Rome and established the Vestal Virgins.
Plutarch's Numa Pompilius. c.715672
709: Sargon II captures Babylon.

701 Hezekiah, King of Judah, withstands attack on Jerusalem by Assyrians under Sennacherib.

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