580s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 550s 560s 570s580s590s 600s 610s
Years: 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
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This is a list of events occurring in the 580s, ordered by year.

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581[edit]

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  • Maurice writes an encyclopedic work on the science of war (the "Strategikon"), which exercise a major influence on the military system.

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582[edit]

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  • Spring – Emperor Xuan Di, age 52, dies afer a 13-year reign and is succeeded by his incompetent son Houzhu who becomes the new ruler of the Chen Dynasty.
  • Emperor Wéndi of the Sui Dynasty orders the building of a new capital, which he calls Daxing (Great Prosperity), on a site southeast of Chang'an (modern Xi'an).

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584[edit]

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585[edit]

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586[edit]

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587[edit]

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588[edit]

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  • The Skellig Michael monastery is founded on a steep rocky island off the coast of Ireland (approximate date).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The New Cambridge Medieval History: c. 500–c. 700" by Paul Fouracre and Rosamond McKitterick (p. 8)
  2. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 24). C.J. Peers, 1995. ISBN 978-1-85532-514-2
  3. ^ Treadgold, p. 226
  4. ^ Martindale, Jones& Morris 1992, p. 36
  5. ^ Shahîd 1995, p. 459–462
  6. ^ Grousset 81
  7. ^ Martindale, Jones & Morris 1992, p. 679
  8. ^ Martindale, Jones & Morris 1992, p. 270
  9. ^ Greatrex & Lieu 2002, p. 167
  10. ^ Rome at War (AD 293–696), p. 60. Michael Whitby, 2002. ISBN 1-84176-359-4
  11. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 33). C.J. Peers, 1995. ISBN 978-1-85532-514-2
  12. ^ Thompson 1979, p. 105
  13. ^ Zachariah of Mitylene, Syriac Chronicle (1899), Book 12
  14. ^ Edmonds, Columba (1908)
  15. ^ Greatrex, Lieu & 2002 p. 168; Whitby & 1986 p. 41–43
  16. ^ History of the Byzantine Empire from DCCXVI to MLVII, George Finlay, p. 316
  17. ^ Martindale et al. p. 322
  18. ^ Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (MS A) s.a. 588
  19. ^ Tony Jaques, Dictionary of Battles and Sieges: F–O, (Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007), p. 463
  20. ^ Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 176
  21. ^ A Chronicle of England (1864), James Edmund Doyle, p. 22