551

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This article is about the year 551. For the number, see 551 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 520s  530s  540s  – 550s –  560s  570s  580s
Years: 548 549 550551552 553 554
551 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
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EstablishmentsDisestablishments
551 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 551
DLI
Ab urbe condita 1304
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 5301
Bahá'í calendar −1293 – −1292
Bengali calendar −42
Berber calendar 1501
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1095
Burmese calendar −87
Byzantine calendar 6059–6060
Chinese calendar 庚午(Metal Horse)
3247 or 3187
    — to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
3248 or 3188
Coptic calendar 267–268
Discordian calendar 1717
Ethiopian calendar 543–544
Hebrew calendar 4311–4312
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 607–608
 - Shaka Samvat 473–474
 - Kali Yuga 3652–3653
Holocene calendar 10551
Igbo calendar −449 – −448
Iranian calendar 71 BP – 70 BP
Islamic calendar 73 BH – 72 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 551
DLI
Korean calendar 2884
Minguo calendar 1361 before ROC
民前1361年
Thai solar calendar 1094

Year 551 (DLI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 551 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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  1. ^ J.Norwich, Byzantium: The Early Centuries, p. 251
  2. ^ Sbeinati, M.R.; Darawcheh R. & Mouty M, (2005). "The historical earthquakes of Syria: an analysis of large and moderate earthquakes from 1365 B.C. to 1900 A.D.". Annals of Geophysics 48 (3): 347–435. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Isidore of Seville, Historia de regibus Gothorum, Vandalorum et Suevorum, chapter 46. Translation by Guido Donini and Gordon B. Ford, Isidore of Seville's History of the Goths, Vandals, and Suevi, second revised edition (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1970), p. 22
  4. ^ Bury (1958), p. 116
  5. ^ Greatrex & Lieu (2002), p. 118-119