247

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
247 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar247
CCXLVII
Ab urbe condita1000
Assyrian calendar4997
Balinese saka calendar168–169
Bengali calendar−346
Berber calendar1197
Buddhist calendar791
Burmese calendar−391
Byzantine calendar5755–5756
Chinese calendar丙寅(Fire Tiger)
2943 or 2883
    — to —
丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
2944 or 2884
Coptic calendar−37 – −36
Discordian calendar1413
Ethiopian calendar239–240
Hebrew calendar4007–4008
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat303–304
 - Shaka Samvat168–169
 - Kali Yuga3347–3348
Holocene calendar10247
Iranian calendar375 BP – 374 BP
Islamic calendar387 BH – 386 BH
Javanese calendar125–126
Julian calendar247
CCXLVII
Korean calendar2580
Minguo calendar1665 before ROC
民前1665年
Nanakshahi calendar−1221
Seleucid era558/559 AG
Thai solar calendar789–790
Tibetan calendar阳火虎年
(male Fire-Tiger)
373 or −8 or −780
    — to —
阴火兔年
(female Fire-Rabbit)
374 or −7 or −779
Sestertius minted in 247 by Philip the Arab to celebrate Dacia province and its legions, V Macedonica and XIII Gemina. Note the eagle and the lion, V's and XIII's symbols, in the reverse.

Year 247 (CCXLVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Philippus and Severus (or, less frequently, year 1000 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 247 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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  2. ^ Song, Geng (2004). The Fragile Scholar: Power and Masculinity in Chinese Culture. Hong Kong University Press. p. 143. ISBN 9789622096202.
  3. ^ Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: Antiquity Through Sui, 1600 B.C.E.-618 C.E. M.E. Sharpe. 1998. p. 272. ISBN 9780765641823.