|Centuries:||7th century – 8th century – 9th century|
|Decades:||680s 690s 700s – 710s – 720s 730s 740s|
|Years:||710 711 712 – 713 – 714 715 716|
|713 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1466|
|Bahá'í calendar||−1131 – −1130|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||壬子年 (Water Rat)
3409 or 3349
— to —
癸丑年 (Water Ox)
3410 or 3350
|- Vikram Samvat||769–770|
|- Shaka Samvat||635–636|
|- Kali Yuga||3814–3815|
|Igbo calendar||−287 – −286|
|Japanese calendar||Wadō 6
|Minguo calendar||1199 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1256|
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Year 713 (DCCXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 713 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 Emperor Philippicus is deposed; Anastasius II is made emperor.
- The Arabs under al-Abbas ibn al-Walid sack Antioch in Pisidia, which never recovers.
- Construction begins on the Leshan Giant Buddha near Leshan, Sichuan province, China. Upon its completion in 803, it will become the largest stone carved Buddha in the world.
- Emperor Xuanzong of Tang starts to rule in Ancient China. He liquidates the highly lucrative Inexhaustible Treasury, which is run by a prominent Buddhist monastery in Chang'an. This monastery collects vast amounts of money, silk, and treasures through multitudes of rich people's repentances, left on the premises anonymously. Although the monastery is generous in donations, Emperor Xuanzong issues a decree abolishing their treasury on the grounds that their banking practices were fraudulent, collects their riches, and distributes the wealth to various other Buddhist monasteries, Daoist abbeys, and to repair statues, halls, and bridges in the city.
- Chinese Emperor Xuanzong of Tang allots the money of 20 million copper coins and assigns about 1,000 craftsmen to construct a hall at a Buddhist monastery with tons of painted portraits of himself, and of deities, ghosts, etc.
- In the Chinese capital of Chang'an, for the annual Lantern Festival of this year, recently abdicated Emperor Ruizong of Tang erects an enormous lantern wheel at a city gate, with a recorded height of 200 ft. The frame is draped in brocades and silk gauze, adorned with gold and jade jewelry, and when its total of some 50,000 oil cups is lit the radiance of it can be seen for miles.
- The Islamic community at Multan is founded.
- Ali ibn Husayn, great-grandson of Prophet Muhammad and fourth Shia Imam
- Yi Jing, Chinese Buddhist monk and international traveler (b. 635)
- Huineng, Chinese Zen Buddhist Patriarch of the Tang Dynasty (b. 638)
- Li Qiao, Chinese poet and official (b. 644)