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The 970s BC is a decade which lasted from 979 BC to 970 BC.
|1st millennium BC|
Events and trends
- Possible date of the death of King David. Coronation of King Solomon [According to Bible].
- King Zhao of Zhou (reign 977/75-957) fourth king of the Chinese Zhou dynasty ascended the throne.
- Shoshenq I, pharaoh of Egypt. is born (approximate date); "Shishak" of 1 Kings 14:25.
- Loewe, Michael; Shaughnessy, Edward L. (1999). The Cambridge history of ancient China : from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C. Library Genesis. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-47030-8.