Events and Trends
- Occupation begins at Maya site of Piedras Negras, Guatemala
- 657 BC - Cypselus becomes the first tyrant of Corinth.
- 656 BC - Psammetichus extends his control over all of Egypt. End of Twenty-fifth Dynasty
- 653 BC Atta-Khumma-In-Shushinak and Khumbanigash II succeeds Shilhak-In-Shushinak and Tempti-Khumma-In-Shushinak as kings of the Elamite Empire
- 652 BC - Babylonia rises in revolt under Shamash-shuma-ukin against the Assyrians
- 651 BC - Zhou xiang wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 650 BC - The town of Abdera in Thrace is founded by colonists from Clazomenae.
- 653 BC - Death of Tantamani, last king of the Twenty-fifth dynasty of Egypt
- 652 BC - Death of Gyges, king of Lydia
- 652 BC - Death of Zhou hui wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 652 BC - First recorded mention of King "Kuras of Parsumas". He is possibly the same as King Cyrus I of Anshan, head of the Achaemenid dynasty.
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