|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||13th century BC - 12th century BC - 11th century BC|
|Decades:||1220s BC 1210s BC 1200s BC - 1190s BC - 1180s BC 1170s BC 1160s BC|
|Years:||1199 BC 1198 BC 1197 BC 1196 BC 1195 BC 1194 BC 1193 BC 1192 BC 1191 BC 1190 BC|
|Categories:||Births - Deaths - Architecture|
Establishments - Disestablishments
 Events and trends
- 1197 BC — The beginning of first period (1197 BC-982 BC) by Sau Yung's concept of the I Ching and history.
- 1194 BC — The beginning of the legendary Trojan War.
- 1192 BC — Wu Ding king of Shang Dynasty died.
- 1191 BC — Menestheus, legendary King of Athens, dies during the Trojan War after a reign of 23 years and is succeeded by his nephew Demophon, a son of Theseus. Other accounts place his death a decade later and shortly after the Trojan War (see 1180s BC).