556

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Millennium: 1st millennium
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556 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 556
DLVI
Ab urbe condita 1309
Armenian calendar 5
ԹՎ Ե
Assyrian calendar 5306
Balinese saka calendar 477–478
Bengali calendar −37
Berber calendar 1506
Buddhist calendar 1100
Burmese calendar −82
Byzantine calendar 6064–6065
Chinese calendar 乙亥(Wood Pig)
3252 or 3192
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
3253 or 3193
Coptic calendar 272–273
Discordian calendar 1722
Ethiopian calendar 548–549
Hebrew calendar 4316–4317
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 612–613
 - Shaka Samvat 477–478
 - Kali Yuga 3656–3657
Holocene calendar 10556
Iranian calendar 66 BP – 65 BP
Islamic calendar 68 BH – 67 BH
Javanese calendar 444–445
Julian calendar 556
DLVI
Korean calendar 2889
Minguo calendar 1356 before ROC
民前1356年
Nanakshahi calendar −912
Seleucid era 867/868 AG
Thai solar calendar 1098–1099
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