: 9th century BC
- 8th century BC
- 7th century BC
Decades: 840s BC 830s BC 820s BC 810s BC 800s BC - 790s BC - 780s BC 770s BC 760s BC 750s BC 740s BC
Events and Trends
- 797 BC - Ardysus I becomes king of Lydia.
- 797 BC - Thespieus, King of Athens dies after a reign of 27 years and is succeeded by his son Agamestor.