|Centuries:||7th century – 8th century – 9th century|
|Decades:||670s 680s 690s – 700s – 710s 720s 730s|
|Years:||702 703 704 – 705 – 706 707 708|
|705 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1458|
|Bahá'í calendar||−1139 – −1138|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||甲辰年 (Wood Dragon)
3401 or 3341
— to —
乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
3402 or 3342
|- Vikram Samvat||761–762|
|- Shaka Samvat||627–628|
|- Kali Yuga||3806–3807|
|Igbo calendar||−295 – −294|
|Japanese calendar||Keiun 2
|Minguo calendar||1207 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1248|
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Year 705 (DCCV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 705 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.
- Armenia: The Umayyad general Muhammad ibn Marwan suppresses the Armenian revolt, captures and deports Smbat VI Bagratuni and other leading princes. Many of the captured nakharar are gathered into churches and burned alive at Nakhchevan.
- February 20 – China: In a coup d'état, Chinese Chancellor Zhang Jianzhi executes the Zhang brothers and restores Emperor Zhongzong. This marks the end of the short-lived Zhou Dynasty in China.
- Umayyad Caliphate: Caliph Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan dies and is succeeded by his son al-Walid ibn Abd al-Malik.
- Byzantine Empire: August – Justinian II and his ally, the Bulgar khan Tervel, by-pass the Byzantine forces under Heraclius awaiting them and reach Constantinople. After three days, Justinian's men enter through the disused Valens Aqueduct. Tiberius III flees the city to his brother's army in Thrace, but when the soldiers begin to desert, he surrenders. Tervel is rewarded by Justinian for his assistance with rich gifts and the title of Caesar.
- March 1 – Pope John VII succeeds Pope John VI (died on 11 January) as the 86th Pope.
- Work begins on the Grand Mosque of Damascus.
- Amoghavajra, Chinese translator and Buddhist (d. 774)
- c.705 Thingfrith, father of Offa of Mercia. (d. c.775)
- January 11 – Pope John VI
- December 16 – Empress Wu Zetian of the Zhou Dynasty (b. 625)
- Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, Umayyad caliph (b. 646)
- Venning, Timothy, ed. (2006). A Chronology of the Byzantine Empire. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 190. ISBN 1-4039-1774-4.
- Treadgold, Warren T. (1997), A History of the Byzantine State and Society, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, p. 341, ISBN 0-8047-2630-2
- Treadgold, Warren T. (1997), A History of the Byzantine State and Society, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, p. 340, ISBN 0-8047-2630-2