594

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This article is about the year 594. For the number, see 594 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 560s  570s  580s  – 590s –  600s  610s  620s
Years: 591 592 593594595 596 597
594 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
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Establishment and disestablishment categories
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594 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 594
DXCIV
Ab urbe condita 1347
Armenian calendar 43
ԹՎ ԽԳ
Assyrian calendar 5344
Bahá'í calendar −1250 – −1249
Bengali calendar 1
Berber calendar 1544
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1138
Burmese calendar −44
Byzantine calendar 6102–6103
Chinese calendar 癸丑(Water Ox)
3290 or 3230
    — to —
甲寅年 (Wood Tiger)
3291 or 3231
Coptic calendar 310–311
Discordian calendar 1760
Ethiopian calendar 586–587
Hebrew calendar 4354–4355
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 650–651
 - Shaka Samvat 516–517
 - Kali Yuga 3695–3696
Holocene calendar 10594
Igbo calendar −406 – −405
Iranian calendar 28 BP – 27 BP
Islamic calendar 29 BH – 28 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 594
DXCIV
Korean calendar 2927
Minguo calendar 1318 before ROC
民前1318年
Thai solar calendar 1137
Constructions of the Great Wall (Sui Dynasty)

Year 594 (DXCIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 594 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.

Events[edit]

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Byzantine Empire[edit]

Asia[edit]

  • Emperor Wéndi repaires and expands sections of the Great Wall in the north-west, which is undertaken by using forced labour. During the years, thousands of civilians are killed.[2]
  • Empress Suiko issues the "Flourishing Three Treasures Edict", officially recognizing the practice of Buddhism in Japan. She begins diplomatic relations with the Sui Dynasty (China).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitby (1998), p. 159
  2. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 6). C.J. Peers, 1996. ISBN 978-185532-599-9