724

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This article is about the year 724. For the number, see 724 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 7th century8th century9th century
Decades: 690s  700s  710s  – 720s –  730s  740s  750s
Years: 721 722 723724725 726 727
724 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishment and disestablishment categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
724 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 724
DCCXXIV
Ab urbe condita 1477
Armenian calendar 173
ԹՎ ՃՀԳ
Assyrian calendar 5474
Bahá'í calendar −1120 – −1119
Bengali calendar 131
Berber calendar 1674
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1268
Burmese calendar 86
Byzantine calendar 6232–6233
Chinese calendar 癸亥(Water Pig)
3420 or 3360
    — to —
甲子年 (Wood Rat)
3421 or 3361
Coptic calendar 440–441
Discordian calendar 1890
Ethiopian calendar 716–717
Hebrew calendar 4484–4485
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 780–781
 - Shaka Samvat 646–647
 - Kali Yuga 3825–3826
Holocene calendar 10724
Igbo calendar −276 – −275
Iranian calendar 102–103
Islamic calendar 105–106
Japanese calendar Yōrō 8 / Jinki 1
(神亀元年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 724
DCCXXIV
Korean calendar 3057
Minguo calendar 1188 before ROC
民前1188年
Thai solar calendar 1267
Emperor Shōmu (701–756)

Year 724 (DCCXXIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 724 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.

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Arabian Empire[edit]

Japan[edit]

Mesoamerica[edit]

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Architecture[edit]

  • Shōmu orders that houses of the Japanese nobility be roofed with green tiles, as in China, and have white walls with red roof poles (approximate date).

Religion[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ David Nicolle (2008). Poitiers AD 732, Charles Martel turns the Islamic tide (p. 18). ISBN 978-184603-230-1
  2. ^ David Nicolle (2008). Poitiers AD 732, Charles Martel turns the Islamic tide (p. 41). ISBN 978-184603-230-1
  3. ^ Ponsonby-Fane, Richard (1959). The Imperial House of Japan, p. 57
  4. ^ Old, Hughes Oliphant (1998). The reading and preaching of the scriptures in the worship of the Christian church. Wm. Eerdmans, pp. 137–40. ISBN 978-0-8028-4619-8