1180s

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1150s 1160s 1170s1180s1190s 1200s 1210s
Years: 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
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This is a list of events occurring in the 1180s, ordered by year.

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1181[edit]

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  • After a series of defeats, the Almohad navy, under the admiral Ahmad al-Siqilli, crushes the Portuguese fleet and reassert their control over the Atlantic Ocean.[1]
  • The word Albigensians is first used by chronicler Geoffroy du Breuil of Vigeois to describe the inhabitants of Albi, France.
  • Philip Augustus annuls all loans made by Jews to Christians and takes a percentage for himself. A year later, he confiscates all Jewish property and expels the Jews from Paris.[3]

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  • Chinese and Japanese astronomers observe what has since come to be understood as a supernova. One of only eight supernovae in the Milky Way observed in recorded history, it appears in the constellation Cassiopeia and is visible in the night sky for about 185 days. The radio source 3C58 is thought to be the remnant from this event.
  • Guilhem VIII, lord of Montpellier, frees the teaching of medicine from any monopoly (January[4]).

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1182[edit]

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  • Raynald of Chatillon has seven ships freighted over the isthmus of Suez, which he then uses to pillage the shores of the Red Sea, as far as the gates of Mecca.
  • The Yowa era, marked by famine, ends in Japan.
  • Battle of Palnadu: The Kalachuri civil war ends in victory for the Palanati Kalachuris of India, and their leader, Nalagama Raju.
  • Genghis Khan is captured and carried in a cage to a rival's camp.

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1183[edit]


1184[edit]

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Africa[edit]

  • Yaqub al-Mansur becomes the third Almohad Caliph.
  • The warlord Ali b. Ghaniya and his brother Yahya seize by surprise the Almohad-dominated cities of Constantine, Béjaïa and Algiers. While they are away from their base in Mallorca, one of their brothers, Muhammad, takes control of the island and calls in the Almohads whom intend to capture Mallorca for themselves. The Banu Ghaniya reenforcement arrives just in time from Africa to defeat the Almohads and reassert their domination of the island.[1]

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1185[edit]

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  • Henry II of England knights his heir John of England and sends him to Ireland to enforce English control. According to Gerald of Wales, the only witness to chronicle the expedition, it is a disaster in which money is wasted on alcohol and the Irish chieftains are scorned into uniting against a common enemy. By the end of the year, John has returned to England in defeat. Nonetheless, Henry gets him named King of Ireland by Pope Urban III and procures a golden crown with peacock feathers.[7]
  • Templars settle in London and begin building the New Temple Church.
Eastern Europe[edit]
After Igor's battle with the Cumans

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1186[edit]

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  • To finance the siege of Zara, the Doge of Venice grants the benefits of the revenue from the salt tax to a consortium of creditors. Pledging the income from the Salt Office becomes a staple of the city's finance.[10]

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1188[edit]

1189[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Picard, Christophe (1997). La mer et les musulmans d'Occident VIIIe-XIIIe siècle. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France. 
  2. ^ Geography at about.com
  3. ^ Baldwin, John (2006). Paris 1200. Paris: Aubier. p. 75. 
  4. ^ Mélanges d'histoire de la médecine hébraïque, by Gad Freudenthal, Samuel S. Kottek, Paul Fenton compiled by Gad Freudenthal, Samuel S. Kottek published by BRILL, 2002 ISBN 90-04-12522-1, 9789004125223
  5. ^ a b Abels, Richard Philip; Bernard S. Bachrach (2001). The Normans and their adversaries at war. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer. p. 100. ISBN 0-85115-847-1. 
  6. ^ Ferris, Eleanor (1902). "The Financial Relations of the Knights Templars to the English Crown". American Historical Review 8 (1). 
  7. ^ King John by Warren. University of California Press, 1961. p. 35
  8. ^ Ferris, Eleanor (1902). "The Financial Relations of the Knights Templars to the English Crown". American Historical Review 8 (1). 
  9. ^ Colombani, Philippe (2010). Héros corses du Moyen Age. Ajaccio: Albiana. p. 173. ISBN 978-2-84698-338-9. 
  10. ^ Munro, John H. (2003). "The Medieval Origins of the Financial Revolution". The International History Review 15 (3): 506–562. 
  11. ^ a b King John by Warren. Published by University of California Press in 1961. p. 38
  12. ^ Picard C. (1997) La mer et les musulmans d'Occident au Moyen Age. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, pp.73