551

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Millennium: 1st millennium
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551 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 551
DLI
Ab urbe condita 1304
Assyrian calendar 5301
Balinese saka calendar 472–473
Bengali calendar −42
Berber calendar 1501
Buddhist calendar 1095
Burmese calendar −87
Byzantine calendar 6059–6060
Chinese calendar 庚午(Metal Horse)
3247 or 3187
    — to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
3248 or 3188
Coptic calendar 267–268
Discordian calendar 1717
Ethiopian calendar 543–544
Hebrew calendar 4311–4312
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 607–608
 - Shaka Samvat 472–473
 - Kali Yuga 3651–3652
Holocene calendar 10551
Iranian calendar 71 BP – 70 BP
Islamic calendar 73 BH – 72 BH
Javanese calendar 439–440
Julian calendar 551
DLI
Korean calendar 2884
Minguo calendar 1361 before ROC
民前1361年
Nanakshahi calendar −917
Seleucid era 862/863 AG
Thai solar calendar 1093–1094
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