551

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
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551 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar551
DLI
Ab urbe condita1304
Assyrian calendar5301
Balinese saka calendar472–473
Bengali calendar−42
Berber calendar1501
Buddhist calendar1095
Burmese calendar−87
Byzantine calendar6059–6060
Chinese calendar庚午(Metal Horse)
3247 or 3187
    — to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
3248 or 3188
Coptic calendar267–268
Discordian calendar1717
Ethiopian calendar543–544
Hebrew calendar4311–4312
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat607–608
 - Shaka Samvat472–473
 - Kali Yuga3651–3652
Holocene calendar10551
Iranian calendar71 BP – 70 BP
Islamic calendar73 BH – 72 BH
Javanese calendar439–440
Julian calendar551
DLI
Korean calendar2884
Minguo calendar1361 before ROC
民前1361年
Nanakshahi calendar−917
Seleucid era862/863 AG
Thai solar calendar1093–1094
Tibetan calendar阳金马年
(male Iron-Horse)
677 or 296 or −476
    — to —
阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
678 or 297 or −475

Year 551 (DLI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 551 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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  1. ^ J.Norwich, Byzantium: The Early Centuries, p. 251
  2. ^ Sbeinati, M.R.; Darawcheh R. & Mouty M, (2005). "The historical earthquakes of Syria: an analysis of large and moderate earthquakes from 1365 B.C. to 1900 A.D." (PDF). Annals of Geophysics. 48 (3): 347–435. Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  3. ^ Isidore of Seville, Historia de regibus Gothorum, Vandalorum et Suevorum, chapter 46. Translation by Guido Donini and Gordon B. Ford, Isidore of Seville's History of the Goths, Vandals, and Suevi, second revised edition (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1970), p. 22
  4. ^ Bury (1958), p. 116
  5. ^ Greatrex & Lieu (2002), p. 118-119