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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1154 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1154
Ab urbe condita1907
Armenian calendar603
Assyrian calendar5904
Balinese saka calendar1075–1076
Bengali calendar561
Berber calendar2104
English Regnal year19 Ste. 1 – 1 Hen. 2
Buddhist calendar1698
Burmese calendar516
Byzantine calendar6662–6663
Chinese calendar癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
3851 or 3644
    — to —
甲戌年 (Wood Dog)
3852 or 3645
Coptic calendar870–871
Discordian calendar2320
Ethiopian calendar1146–1147
Hebrew calendar4914–4915
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1210–1211
 - Shaka Samvat1075–1076
 - Kali Yuga4254–4255
Holocene calendar11154
Igbo calendar154–155
Iranian calendar532–533
Islamic calendar548–549
Japanese calendarNinpei 4 / Kyūju 1
Javanese calendar1060–1061
Julian calendar1154
Korean calendar3487
Minguo calendar758 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−314
Seleucid era1465/1466 AG
Thai solar calendar1696–1697
Tibetan calendar阴水鸡年
(female Water-Rooster)
1280 or 899 or 127
    — to —
(male Wood-Dog)
1281 or 900 or 128
Map of the Kingdom of Sicily (1154)
King William I (the Bad) (r. 1154–1166)

Year 1154 (MCLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


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  • April 18Nur al-Din, Seljuk ruler (atabeg) of Aleppo, encamps before Damascus and overthrows Mujir al-Din by force with support of the Jewish citizens, who open the eastern gate to the bulk of his army. Mujir flees to the citadel, but capitulates after only a few hours. He is offered his life and the Emirate of Homs. A few weeks later Mujir is suspected of plotting with old friends in Damascus and is exiled to Baghdad. Damascus is annexed to Zangid territory and all of Syria is unified under the authority of Nur al-Din, from Edessa in the north to the Hauran to the south.[1]
  • Nur al-Din establishes the Al-Nuri Hospital in Damascus. The hospital has outpatient consulting rooms, a conference room, prayer hall, vestibules and bathrooms.[2]




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Art and Culture[edit]





  1. ^ Steven Runciman (1952). A History of the Crusades. Vol II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem, p. 278. ISBN 978-0-241-29876-3.
  2. ^ "Al-Nuri hospital, in Damascus 1154". Archived from the original on November 7, 2011. Retrieved November 8, 2011.
  3. ^ Andrew Roberts (2008). Great Commanders of the Medieval World (454–1582), p. 130. ISBN 978-0-85738-589-5.
  4. ^ Gilbert Meynier (2010). L'Algérie cæur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658–1518). Paris: La Dïcouverte; p. 88.
  5. ^ Gilbert Meynier (2010). L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658–1518). Paris: La Découverte; p. 71.
  6. ^ Abels, Richard Philip; Bernard S. Bachrach (2001). The Normans and their adversaries at war. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer. p. 100. ISBN 0-85115-847-1.
  7. ^ White, Graeme J. (2000). Restoration and Reform, 1153–1165: Recovery From Civil War in England, p. 5. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-55459-6.
  8. ^ Matthew, Donald (1992). The Norman kingdom of Sicily. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 228. ISBN 0-521-26911-3.
  9. ^ "Roger II | Facts & Biography". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  10. ^ Öztürk, Murat (2013). "Zâfir-Biemrillâh". TDV Encyclopedia of Islam, Vol. 44 (Yusuf – Zwemer) (in Turkish). Istanbul: Turkiye Diyanet Foundation, Centre for Islamic Studies. pp. 69–70. ISBN 978-975-389-785-3.