|Centuries:||7th century – 8th century – 9th century|
|Decades:||670s 680s 690s – 700s – 710s 720s 730s|
|Years:||705 706 707 – 708 – 709 710 711|
|708 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1461|
|Bahá'í calendar||-1136 – -1135|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||丁未年 (Fire Goat)
3404 or 3344
— to —
戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
3405 or 3345
|- Vikram Samvat||764–765|
|- Shaka Samvat||630–631|
|- Kali Yuga||3809–3810|
|Igbo calendar||-292 – -291|
|Japanese calendar||Keiun 5 / Wadō 1
|Minguo calendar||1204 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1251|
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Year 708 (DCCVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 708 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.
- Byzantine Empire: March – The Umayyads under Maslamah ibn Abd al-Malik capture and sack the Byzantine city of Tyana after a prolonged siege, and following a victory over a Byzantine relief army. Maslamah also leads another expedition in the summer, and defeats a Byzantine force near Amorium.
- August 29 – Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).
- The Japanese court is moved from Heian to Nara.
- Nazaktar Khan, a Turk Shahi prince in alliance with the Tibetan Kingdom, captures Bactria from the Umayyads.
- Bulgaria: The Byzantine emperor Justinian II is defeated by a Bulgar army at the Battle of Anchialus.
- January 15 – Pope Sisinnius succeeds Pope John VII as the 87th pope.
- March 25 – Pope Constantine succeeds Pope Sisinnius as the 88th pope.
- October 16 – After a report of the apparition of the archangel, the island Mont Tombe is dedicated to Michael and renamed Mont Saint-Michel.
- February 4 – Pope Sisinnius
- June 5 – Jacob of Edessa, Symmatrian churchman
- Drogo, duke in Champagne (b. 670)