740s BCCenturies: 9th century BC - 8th century BC - 7th century BC
Events and Trends
- February 26 747 BC - Nabonassar becomes king of Assyria
- 747 BC - Meles becomes king of Lydia
- 745 BC - Crown of Assyria seized by Pul
- 743 BC - Duke Zhuang of the Chinese state of Chang comes to power.
- 740 BC - Tiglath-Pileser III conquers the city of Arpad in Syria after two years of siege.
- 740 BC - Start of Ahaz's reign of Judah.
- 753 BC - Mythical founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus as told by Vergil