: 13th century BC
- 12th century BC
- 11th century BC
Decades: 1220s BC 1210s BC 1200s BC 1190s BC 1180s BC - 1170s BC - 1160s BC 1150s BC 1140s BC 1130s BC 1120s BC
Events and Trends
- April 16, 1178 BC - A solar eclipse may mark the return of Odysseus, legendary King of Ithaca to his Kingdom after the Trojan War. He discovers a number of suitors rivaling to marry his wife Penelope, believed to be a widow, in order to succeed him in the throne. He organizes their slaying and re-establishes himself on the throne.