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580s

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 550s 560s 570s580s590s 600s 610s
Years: 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589
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This is a list of events occurring in the 580s, ordered by year.

580

By place

Byzantine Empire

Europe

Britain

Asia

By topic

Religion

581

By place

Byzantine Empire

Europe

Britain

Asia

By topic

Literature

  • Maurice writes an encyclopedic work on the science of war (the "Strategikon"), which exercise a major influence on the military system.

Religion

582

By place

Byzantine Empire

Europe

Persia

Asia

  • Spring – Emperor Xuan Di, age 52, dies afer a 13-year reign and is succeeded by his incompetent son Houzhu who becomes the new ruler of the Chen Dynasty.
  • Emperor Wéndi of the Sui Dynasty orders the building of a new capital, which he calls Daxing (Great Prosperity), on a site southeast of Chang'an (modern Xi'an).

By topic

Religion

583

By place

Byzantine Empire

Europe

Arabia

Mesoamerica

By topic

Medicine


584

By place

Europe

Britain

Asia

  • Emperor Grand Canal. He builds ships for transportation and grain stores are located at strategic points.[11]

585

By place

Europe

Persia

Britain

Asia

By topic

Religion

586

By place

Byzantine Empire

Europe

By topic

Art

Religion

587

By place

Byzantine Empire

Europe

Britain

Asia

By topic

Religion

588

By place

Byzantine Empire

Europe

Britain

Persia

Asia

By topic

Religion

  • The Skellig Michael monastery is founded on a steep rocky island off the coast of Ireland (approximate date).

589

By place

Byzantine Empire

Europe

Persia

Asia

By topic

Religion


Significant people

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "The New Cambridge Medieval History: c. 500–c. 700" by Paul Fouracre and Rosamond McKitterick (p. 8)
  2. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 24). C.J. Peers, 1995. ISBN 978-1-85532-514-2
  3. ^ Treadgold, p. 226
  4. ^ Martindale, Jones& Morris 1992, p. 36
  5. ^ Shahîd 1995, p. 459–462
  6. ^ Grousset 81
  7. ^ Martindale, Jones & Morris 1992, p. 679
  8. ^ Martindale, Jones & Morris 1992, p. 270
  9. ^ Greatrex & Lieu 2002, p. 167
  10. ^ Rome at War (AD 293–696), p. 60. Michael Whitby, 2002. ISBN 1-84176-359-4
  11. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 33). C.J. Peers, 1995. ISBN 978-1-85532-514-2
  12. ^ Thompson 1979, p. 105
  13. ^ Zachariah of Mitylene, Syriac Chronicle (1899), Book 12
  14. ^ Edmonds, Columba (1908)
  15. ^ Greatrex, Lieu & 2002 p. 168; Whitby & 1986 p. 41–43
  16. ^ History of the Byzantine Empire from DCCXVI to MLVII, George Finlay, p. 316
  17. ^ Martindale et al. p. 322
  18. ^ Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (MS A) s.a. 588
  19. ^ Tony Jaques, Dictionary of Battles and Sieges: F–O, (Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007), p. 463
  20. ^ Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 176
  21. ^ A Chronicle of England (1864), James Edmund Doyle, p. 22
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