557 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
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557 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 557 BC
DLVI BC
Ab urbe condita 197
Ancient Egypt era XXVI dynasty, 108
- Pharaoh Amasis II, 14
Ancient Greek era 55th Olympiad, year 4
Assyrian calendar 4194
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −1149
Berber calendar 394
Buddhist calendar −12
Burmese calendar −1194
Byzantine calendar 4952–4953
Chinese calendar 癸卯(Water Rabbit)
2140 or 2080
    — to —
甲辰年 (Wood Dragon)
2141 or 2081
Coptic calendar −840 – −839
Discordian calendar 610
Ethiopian calendar −564 – −563
Hebrew calendar 3204–3205
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −500 – −499
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2544–2545
Holocene calendar 9444
Iranian calendar 1178 BP – 1177 BP
Islamic calendar 1214 BH – 1213 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1777
Minguo calendar 2468 before ROC
民前2468年
Nanakshahi calendar −2024
Thai solar calendar −14 – −13
Tibetan calendar 阴水兔年
(female Water-Rabbit)
−430 or −811 or −1583
    — to —
阳木龙年
(male Wood-Dragon)
−429 or −810 or −1582

The year 557 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 197 Ab urbe condita. The denomination 557 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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  1. ^ Solar Eclipses and Ancient History. Jennings, S. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Vol.2, pg. 172
  2. ^ http://www.sivanandaonline.org/public_html/?cmd=displaysection&section_id=1633
  3. ^ http://www.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T636
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2012-10-25. 
  5. ^ http://www.bartleby.com/45/3/1001.html