Centuries: 8th century BC - 7th century BC - 6th century BC
Events and Trends
- 637 BC - Josiah becomes king of Judah.
- 632 BC - Cylon, Athenian noble, seizes the Acropolis in a failed attempt to become king.
- 631 BC - Founding of Cyrene, a Greek colony in Libya (North Africa) (approximate date).
- 631 BC - Sadyates becomes king of Lydia.