548

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Millennium: 1st millennium
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548 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 548
DXLVIII
Ab urbe condita 1301
Assyrian calendar 5298
Balinese saka calendar 469–470
Bengali calendar −45
Berber calendar 1498
Buddhist calendar 1092
Burmese calendar −90
Byzantine calendar 6056–6057
Chinese calendar 丁卯(Fire Rabbit)
3244 or 3184
    — to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
3245 or 3185
Coptic calendar 264–265
Discordian calendar 1714
Ethiopian calendar 540–541
Hebrew calendar 4308–4309
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 604–605
 - Shaka Samvat 469–470
 - Kali Yuga 3648–3649
Holocene calendar 10548
Iranian calendar 74 BP – 73 BP
Islamic calendar 76 BH – 75 BH
Javanese calendar 436–437
Julian calendar 548
DXLVIII
Korean calendar 2881
Minguo calendar 1364 before ROC
民前1364年
Nanakshahi calendar −920
Seleucid era 859/860 AG
Thai solar calendar 1090–1091
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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Byzantine Empire[edit]

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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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