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This article is about the year 1117. For the number, see 1117 (number).
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1080s 1090s 1100s – 1110s – 1120s 1130s 1140s|
|Years:||1114 1115 1116 – 1117 – 1118 1119 1120|
|1117 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1117 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1870|
|English Regnal year||17 Hen. 1 – 18 Hen. 1|
|Chinese calendar||丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
3813 or 3753
— to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
3814 or 3754
|- Vikram Samvat||1173–1174|
|- Shaka Samvat||1039–1040|
|- Kali Yuga||4218–4219|
|Japanese calendar||Eikyū 5
|Minguo calendar||795 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1428/1429 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1659–1660|
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- Conflict between the de facto independent republics of Mahdia and Gabes in Ifriqiya. Madhia is supported by the Zirid dynasty while Gabes receives the aid of the Roger I of Sicily.
- Arslan-Shah of Ghazna loses the Battle of Ghazni.
- Pelusium is razed by Baldwin I of Jerusalem.
- Miidera and the sohei of Enryakuji attack Nara, Japan.
- Borivoj II of Bohemia becomes prince in place of Vladislav I of Bohemia.
- The people of Santiago de Compostela (present-day Spain) try to burn their prelate in his palace, along with the queen.
- Iceland abolishes slavery.
- Short-lived Almoravid reconquest of Coimbra (Portugal).
- Stephen II of Hungary regains Dalmatia from the Republic of Venice while the Venetians are on a naval expedition, Doge Ordelafo Faliero dying in battle near Zadar; Domenico Michele, elected Doge to succeed him, reconquers the territory and agrees a 5-year truce.
- The earliest use of a compass for navigational purposes is recorded.
- 1116/17 (AH 510; possible date) – Old Bridge, Hasankeyf, over the Tigris in Turkey, is built by the Artuqids; its central arch is one of (or perhaps the) longest in the world at this time.
- Humphrey II of Toron, Constable of Jerusalem
- April 16 – Saint Magnus, Earl of Orkney (executed)
- December 9 – Gertrud of Brunswick, Markgräfin of Meißen
- Anselm of Laon, French theologian
- Ivo of Chartres, French canon lawyer (b. 1040)
- Bertrade de Montfort, wife of Fulk IV of Anjou and Philip I of France
- Li Zhiyi, Chinese poet
- Bresc, Henri (2003). "La Sicile et l'espace libyen au Moyen Age" (PDF). Retrieved 17 January 2012.
- Halcomb, Ruth. "Iceland - So Near yet So Remote". Retrieved 23 April 2015.
Iceland had a national assembly in the year 930 and abolished slavery in 1117.
- Meynier, Gilbert (2010). L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique: De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte. p. 84.