556 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
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556 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 556 BC
DLV BC
Ab urbe condita 198
Ancient Egypt era XXVI dynasty, 109
- Pharaoh Amasis II, 15
Ancient Greek era 56th Olympiad (victor
Assyrian calendar 4195
Bengali calendar −1148
Berber calendar 395
Buddhist calendar −11
Burmese calendar −1193
Byzantine calendar 4953–4954
Chinese calendar 甲辰(Wood Dragon)
2141 or 2081
    — to —
乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
2142 or 2082
Coptic calendar −839 – −838
Discordian calendar 611
Ethiopian calendar −563 – −562
Hebrew calendar 3205–3206
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −499 – −498
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2545–2546
Holocene calendar 9445
Iranian calendar 1177 BP – 1176 BP
Islamic calendar 1213 BH – 1212 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1778
Minguo calendar 2467 before ROC
民前2467年
Nanakshahi calendar −2023
Thai solar calendar −13 – −12

The year 556 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 198 Ab urbe condita. The denomination 556 BC 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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