560s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 530s 540s 550s560s570s 580s 590s
Years: 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569
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This is a list of events occurring in the 560s, ordered by year.

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  • The Battle of Cúl Drebene (modern Ireland) is fought between the Northern and Southern Uí Néill (approximate date).

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562[edit]

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563[edit]

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  • The Tauredunum event,[4] mountain landslide into the Rhone river destroys a fort and two villages and creates a tsunami in Lake Geneva. The wave which reaches Lausanne is thirteen metres high, and eight metres high by the time it hits Geneva. Describing the event, Marius Aventicensis writes that the tsunami "devastated very old villages with their men and cattle, it even destroyed many sacred places", and swept away "the bridge in Geneva, windmills and men".[5]

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565[edit]

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  • Summer – Alboin succeeds his father Audoin as king of the Lombards. A war erupts with the Gepids, led by king Cunimund (approximate date).

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566[edit]

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567[edit]

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  1. ^ Frye Ancient Iran
  2. ^ Arlen Chase and Diane Chase 2008. "What the Hieroglyphs Don't Tell You": Archaeology and History at Caracol, Belize. Mayab 20: 103-108
  3. ^ P. Heather, The Fall of the Roman Empire: "A New History of Rome and the Barbarians", p. 283
  4. ^ "Lake Geneva 'may face tsunami risk'". Daily Telegraph. 28 October 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Des chercheurs reconstituent le tsunami du lac Léman de l’an 563", Le Monde, 28 October 2012
  6. ^ Photos of Tulum Archeological Site
  7. ^ Rovagnati 2003, p. 30
  8. ^ Jarnut 1995, p. 22.
  9. ^ Martindale 1992, s.v. Baduarius (2), p. 64–65.
  10. ^ Martindale, Jones & Morris (1992) p. 753–754
  11. ^ Connor, Steve (2014-07-07). "Our explosive past is written in the Antarctic ice". i (London). p. 17. 
  12. ^ Isidore, chapter 46; translated by Donini and Ford, p. 22
  13. ^ Traditional date as given in William J. Langer, ed. An Encyclopedia of World History
  14. ^ John of Biclaro, Chronicle 10. Translated by Kenneth Baxter Wolf, Conquerors and Chroniclers of Early Medieval Spain, second edition (Liverpool: University Press, 1990), p. 60
  15. ^ McClanan, p. 167
  16. ^ John of Biclar, Chronicle 3, Chronica Minora 2, p. 212