531

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
531 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar531
DXXXI
Ab urbe condita1284
Assyrian calendar5281
Balinese saka calendar452–453
Bengali calendar−62
Berber calendar1481
Buddhist calendar1075
Burmese calendar−107
Byzantine calendar6039–6040
Chinese calendar庚戌(Metal Dog)
3227 or 3167
    — to —
辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
3228 or 3168
Coptic calendar247–248
Discordian calendar1697
Ethiopian calendar523–524
Hebrew calendar4291–4292
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat587–588
 - Shaka Samvat452–453
 - Kali Yuga3631–3632
Holocene calendar10531
Iranian calendar91 BP – 90 BP
Islamic calendar94 BH – 93 BH
Javanese calendar418–419
Julian calendar531
DXXXI
Korean calendar2864
Minguo calendar1381 before ROC
民前1381年
Nanakshahi calendar−937
Seleucid era842/843 AG
Thai solar calendar1073–1074
Tibetan calendar阳金狗年
(male Iron-Dog)
657 or 276 or −496
    — to —
阴金猪年
(female Iron-Pig)
658 or 277 or −495
King Khosrau I (531–579)

Year 531 (DXXXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year after the Consulship of Lampadius and Probus (or, less frequently, year 1284 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 531 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.

Events[edit]

By place[edit]

Byzantine Empire[edit]

Europe[edit]

Persia[edit]

  • King Kavadh I, age 82, dies after a 43-year reign. Khosrau I, his favourite son, is proclaimed successor over his elder brothers.

Asia[edit]

Unidentified[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Isidore of Seville, History of the Goths, chapter 40. Translation by Guido Donini and Gorden B. Ford, Isidore of Seville's History of the Goths, Vandals, and Suevi, second revised edition (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1970), p. 19.
  2. ^ Connor, Steve (2014-07-07). "Our explosive past is written in the Antarctic ice". i. London. p. 17.