568

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This article is about the year 568. For the number, see 568 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 530s  540s  550s  – 560s –  570s  580s  590s
Years: 565 566 567568569 570 571
568 by topic
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568 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 568
DLXVIII
Ab urbe condita 1321
Armenian calendar 17
ԹՎ ԺԷ
Assyrian calendar 5318
Bahá'í calendar −1276 – −1275
Bengali calendar −25
Berber calendar 1518
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1112
Burmese calendar −70
Byzantine calendar 6076–6077
Chinese calendar 丁亥(Fire Pig)
3264 or 3204
    — to —
戊子年 (Earth Rat)
3265 or 3205
Coptic calendar 284–285
Discordian calendar 1734
Ethiopian calendar 560–561
Hebrew calendar 4328–4329
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 624–625
 - Shaka Samvat 490–491
 - Kali Yuga 3669–3670
Holocene calendar 10568
Igbo calendar −432 – −431
Iranian calendar 54 BP – 53 BP
Islamic calendar 56 BH – 55 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 568
DLXVIII
Korean calendar 2901
Minguo calendar 1344 before ROC
民前1344年
Thai solar calendar 1111

Year 568 (DLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 568 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. ^ Traditional date as given in William J. Langer, ed. An Encyclopedia of World History
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ McClanan, p. 167