291

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This article is about the year 291. For the number, see 291 (number). For the art and photo gallery in New York, see 291 (art gallery). For the arts and literary journal published in 1915–1916, see 291 (journal).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 2nd century3rd century4th century
Decades: 260s  270s  280s  – 290s –  300s  310s  320s
Years: 288 289 290291292 293 294
291 by topic
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291 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 291
CCXCI
Ab urbe condita 1044
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 5041
Bahá'í calendar −1553 – −1552
Bengali calendar −302
Berber calendar 1241
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 835
Burmese calendar −347
Byzantine calendar 5799–5800
Chinese calendar 庚戌(Metal Dog)
2987 or 2927
    — to —
辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
2988 or 2928
Coptic calendar 7–8
Discordian calendar 1457
Ethiopian calendar 283–284
Hebrew calendar 4051–4052
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 347–348
 - Shaka Samvat 213–214
 - Kali Yuga 3392–3393
Holocene calendar 10291
Igbo calendar −709 – −708
Iranian calendar 331 BP – 330 BP
Islamic calendar 341 BH – 340 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 291
CCXCI
Korean calendar 2624
Minguo calendar 1621 before ROC
民前1621年
Thai solar calendar 834
Hunping jar of the Jin Dynasty

Year 291 (CCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Tiberianus and Dio (or, less frequently, year 1044 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 291 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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