556

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Millennium: 1st millennium
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556 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar556
DLVI
Ab urbe condita1309
Armenian calendar5
ԹՎ Ե
Assyrian calendar5306
Balinese saka calendar477–478
Bengali calendar−37
Berber calendar1506
Buddhist calendar1100
Burmese calendar−82
Byzantine calendar6064–6065
Chinese calendar乙亥(Wood Pig)
3252 or 3192
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
3253 or 3193
Coptic calendar272–273
Discordian calendar1722
Ethiopian calendar548–549
Hebrew calendar4316–4317
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat612–613
 - Shaka Samvat477–478
 - Kali Yuga3656–3657
Holocene calendar10556
Iranian calendar66 BP – 65 BP
Islamic calendar68 BH – 67 BH
Javanese calendar444–445
Julian calendar556
DLVI
Korean calendar2889
Minguo calendar1356 before ROC
民前1356年
Nanakshahi calendar−912
Seleucid era867/868 AG
Thai solar calendar1098–1099
Tibetan calendar阴木猪年
(female Wood-Pig)
682 or 301 or −471
    — to —
阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
683 or 302 or −470

Year 556 (DLVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 556 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. ^ Myres, p. 162
  2. ^ Bury, 1958 & p. 119; Martindale et al.; Greatrex et al.
  3. ^ Martindale, Jones & eMorris (1992), p. 81–82