548

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Millennium: 1st millennium
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548 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar548
DXLVIII
Ab urbe condita1301
Assyrian calendar5298
Balinese saka calendar469–470
Bengali calendar−45
Berber calendar1498
Buddhist calendar1092
Burmese calendar−90
Byzantine calendar6056–6057
Chinese calendar丁卯(Fire Rabbit)
3244 or 3184
    — to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
3245 or 3185
Coptic calendar264–265
Discordian calendar1714
Ethiopian calendar540–541
Hebrew calendar4308–4309
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat604–605
 - Shaka Samvat469–470
 - Kali Yuga3648–3649
Holocene calendar10548
Iranian calendar74 BP – 73 BP
Islamic calendar76 BH – 75 BH
Javanese calendar436–437
Julian calendar548
DXLVIII
Korean calendar2881
Minguo calendar1364 before ROC
民前1364年
Nanakshahi calendar−920
Seleucid era859/860 AG
Thai solar calendar1090–1091
Tibetan calendar阴火兔年
(female Fire-Rabbit)
674 or 293 or −479
    — to —
阳土龙年
(male Earth-Dragon)
675 or 294 or −478

Year 548 (DXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 548 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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Persia[edit]

  • Lazic War: King Gubazes II revolts against the Persians, and requests aid from Justinian I. He sends a Byzantine expeditionary force (8,000 men) to Lazica (modern Georgia).
  • Gubazes II besieges the fortress of Petra, located on the Black Sea. The Persian army under Mermeroes defeats a small Byzantine force guarding the mountain passes, and relieves Petra.
  • Mermeroes stations a garrison of 3,000 men in the stronghold of Petra, and marches to Armenia. The Persians, lacking sufficient supplies, secure the supply routes and plunder Lazica.

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