500s (decade)

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 470s 480s 490s500s510s 520s 530s
Years: 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

This is a list of events occurring in the 500s, ordered by year.

500[edit]

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Britannia[edit]

Europe[edit]

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

Mesoamerica[edit]

  • Tikal is founded (approximate date).
  • Uxmal is founded (approximate date).

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Religion[edit]

501[edit]

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Britannia[edit]

Europe[edit]

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Mesoamerica[edit]

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Medicine[edit]

Religion[edit]

  • Pope Symmachus, accused of various crimes by secular authorities who supported an ecclesiastical opponent, asserted the secular ruler had no jurisdiction over him. A synod held in 502 confirmed that view.

502[edit]

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Byzantine Empire[edit]

Europe[edit]

China[edit]

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Arts and sciences[edit]

  • The Persian philosopher Mazdak declares private property to be the source of all evil.

Literature[edit]

Religion[edit]

503[edit]

Byzantine Empire[edit]

Palestine[edit]

Europe[edit]


504[edit]

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Byzantine Empire[edit]

Europe[edit]

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Religion[edit]

505[edit]

By place[edit]

Byzantine Empire[edit]

Europe[edit]

506[edit]

By place[edit]

Byzantine Empire[edit]

Europe[edit]

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Religion[edit]

507[edit]

By place[edit]

Byzantine Empire[edit]

Europe[edit]

Asia[edit]

Mesoamerica[edit]

508[edit]

By place[edit]

Byzantine Empire[edit]

Britannia[edit]

Europe[edit]

509[edit]

By place[edit]

Europe[edit]

  • Clovis I (Chlodowech) becomes the first Catholic king of the Franks and unites all the Frankish tribes under his rule. He controls an immense territory in Gaul (modern France) and delivers a major blow for the Church against the Arian heresy.


Significant people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregory of Tours, History, 2.32
  2. ^ Peter Heather, The Goths (Oxford: Blackwell, 1996), p. 231
  3. ^ Gregory of Tours, History, 2.33
  4. ^ Greatrex & Lieu 2002, p. 62
  5. ^ Greatrex & Lieu 2002, p. 63
  6. ^ Greatrex & Lieu 2002, p. 69-71
  7. ^ John Binns, Ascetics and ambassadors of Christ: the monasteries of Palestine, 314-631. p.113; Frank R. Trombley, J. W. Watt, The chronicle of pseudo-Joshua (the margain) p.108; Cyril of Scythopolis, Life of John the Hesychast, p.211. 15-20
  8. ^ Priscus. Excerpta de legationibus. Ed. S. de Boor. Berolini, 1903, p. 586
  9. ^ Greatrex, Geoffrey; Lieu, Samuel N. C., ed. (2002). The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars: a narrative sourcebook. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. p. 74. 
  10. ^ Collins, Roger (2004). Visigothic Spain, 409–711. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. p. 35. ISBN 0-631-18185-7. 
  11. ^ Richards, Jeffrey (1979). The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. ISBN 0710000987. 
  12. ^ Davies, Raymond, ed. (1989). The Book of Pontiffs (Liber Pontificalis): the ancient biographies of the first ninety Roman bishops to AD 715. Liverpool University Press. ISBN 0853232164. 
  13. ^ Essential Histories, Rome at War AD 293–696 (p. 52). Michael Whitby, 2002. ISBN 1-84176-359-4
  14. ^ Cohen, Roger. "Return to Bamiyan", The New York Times, October 29, 2007. Accessed October 29, 2007.
  15. ^ Pryor & Jeffreys 2006, p. 13
  16. ^ Hampshire County Council
  17. ^ Stratton, J.M. (1969). Agricultural Records. John Baker. ISBN 0-212-97022-4.