840s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 8th century9th century10th century
Decades: 810s 820s 830s840s850s 860s 870s
Years: 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
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This is a list of events occurring in the 840s, ordered by year.

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841[edit]

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  • In the Chinese capital of Chang'an, the West Market and East Market are closed every night 1 hour and three quarters before dusk (by government-ordered curfew), yet night markets thrive in residential areas. The local government attempt to shut the night markets down in this year, but with the decline of the government's authority by the mid 9th century, this edict (like many others) is largely ignored as urban dwellers keep attending the night markets regardless.

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845[edit]

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  • Persecution of Buddhists is started in China. More than 4,600 monasteries and 40,000 temples and shrines are destroyed. More than 260,000 Buddhist monks and nuns are forced to return to secular life.
  • September 16: Prisoner exchange between the Byzantine Empire and the Abbasid Caliphate at the river Lamos.

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847[edit]

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848[edit]

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  • The Borobudur is completed (approximate date).

849[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rucquoi, Adeline (1993). Histoire médiévale de la Péninsule ibérique. Paris: Seuil. p. 87. ISBN 2-02-012935-3. 
  2. ^ Benvenuti, Gino (1985). Le Repubbliche Marinare. Amalfi, Pisa, Genova e Venezia. Rome: Newton & Compton Editori. p. 15. ISBN 88-8289-529-7.