660

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This article is about the year 660. For the number, see 660 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 6th century7th century8th century
Decades: 630s  640s  650s  – 660s –  670s  680s  690s
Years: 657 658 659660661 662 663
660 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishment and disestablishment categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
660 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 660
DCLX
Ab urbe condita 1413
Armenian calendar 109
ԹՎ ՃԹ
Assyrian calendar 5410
Bahá'í calendar −1184 – −1183
Bengali calendar 67
Berber calendar 1610
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1204
Burmese calendar 22
Byzantine calendar 6168–6169
Chinese calendar 己未(Earth Goat)
3356 or 3296
    — to —
庚申年 (Metal Monkey)
3357 or 3297
Coptic calendar 376–377
Discordian calendar 1826
Ethiopian calendar 652–653
Hebrew calendar 4420–4421
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 716–717
 - Shaka Samvat 582–583
 - Kali Yuga 3761–3762
Holocene calendar 10660
Igbo calendar −340 – −339
Iranian calendar 38–39
Islamic calendar 39–40
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 660
DCLX
Korean calendar 2993
Minguo calendar 1252 before ROC
民前1252年
Thai solar calendar 1203
Eligius, bishop and confessor (c. 588–660)

Year 660 (DCLX) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 660 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]

By place[edit]

Byzantine Empire[edit]

  • Emperor Constans II is paranoid about the ambitions of his younger brother, Theodosius, and has him murdered. Having attracted the hatred of the citizens of Constantinople, Constans decides to leave the Byzantine capital and moves to Syracuse (Sicily).

Europe[edit]

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China[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lewis, Miracula, p. 388
  2. ^ Bede, Book III, chapter 7