557

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This article is about the year 557. For the number, see 557 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 520s  530s  540s  – 550s –  560s  570s  580s
Years: 554 555 556557558 559 560
557 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
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EstablishmentsDisestablishments
557 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 557
DLVII
Ab urbe condita 1310
Armenian calendar 6
ԹՎ Զ
Assyrian calendar 5307
Bahá'í calendar −1287 – −1286
Bengali calendar −36
Berber calendar 1507
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1101
Burmese calendar −81
Byzantine calendar 6065–6066
Chinese calendar 丙子(Fire Rat)
3253 or 3193
    — to —
丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
3254 or 3194
Coptic calendar 273–274
Discordian calendar 1723
Ethiopian calendar 549–550
Hebrew calendar 4317–4318
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 613–614
 - Shaka Samvat 479–480
 - Kali Yuga 3658–3659
Holocene calendar 10557
Igbo calendar −443 – −442
Iranian calendar 65 BP – 64 BP
Islamic calendar 67 BH – 66 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 557
DLVII
Korean calendar 2890
Minguo calendar 1355 before ROC
民前1355年
Thai solar calendar 1100
Emperor Chen Wu Di (503–559)

Year 557 (DLVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 557 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. ^ Rome at War (AD 293—696), p. 59. Michael Whitby, 2002. ISBN 1-84176-359-4