620s BCE in History

626 BCE Nabopolassar revolts against the Assyrian Empire (which had ruled Babylon for the previous 200 years), and subsequently founds the Neo-Babylonian Empire.
625 BCE Medes and Babylonians assert their independence from Assyria and attack the Assyrian city Nineveh.
622 - 621 BCE Text of Deuteronomy found in the Temple in Jerusalem.
620 BCE The Archaic period (after the Greek Dark Ages) in Greece starts.

Births in 620s BCE
Sappho -
Aesop 620 BCE
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