Centuries: 7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC
Events and Trends
- March 12, 515 BC - Construction is completed on the Temple in Jerusalem.
- 514 BC -- King Helu of Wu established "Great City of Helu", the ancient name for Suzhou, as his capital in China.
- 510 BC -- Hippias, son of Pisistratus and tyrant of Athens, was expelled by a popular revolt supported by Cleomenes I, King of Sparta and his forces.
- 510 BC -- End of reign of Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, last king of the traditional seven Kings of Rome.
- 510 BC -- Demaratus succeeds Ariston as king of Sparta. (approximate date)