766

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This article is about the year 766. For the number, see 766 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 7th century8th century9th century
Decades: 730s  740s  750s  – 760s –  770s  780s  790s
Years: 763 764 765766767 768 769
766 by topic
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766 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 766
DCCLXVI
Ab urbe condita 1519
Armenian calendar 215
ԹՎ ՄԺԵ
Assyrian calendar 5516
Bahá'í calendar −1078 – −1077
Bengali calendar 173
Berber calendar 1716
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1310
Burmese calendar 128
Byzantine calendar 6274–6275
Chinese calendar 乙巳(Wood Snake)
3462 or 3402
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
3463 or 3403
Coptic calendar 482–483
Discordian calendar 1932
Ethiopian calendar 758–759
Hebrew calendar 4526–4527
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 822–823
 - Shaka Samvat 688–689
 - Kali Yuga 3867–3868
Holocene calendar 10766
Igbo calendar −234 – −233
Iranian calendar 144–145
Islamic calendar 148–149
Japanese calendar Tenpyō-jingo 2
(天平神護2年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 766
DCCLXVI
Korean calendar 3099
Minguo calendar 1146 before ROC
民前1146年
Thai solar calendar 1309
Caliph Al-Mansur (714–775)

Year 766 (DCCLXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 766 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]

  • Baghdad nears completion as 100,000 laborers create a circle city about 2 km in diameter, leading it to be known as the "Round City". In the center is a palace build for caliph Al-Mansur, the capital is ringed by three lines of walls (approximate date).

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