559

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559 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 559
DLIX
Ab urbe condita 1312
Armenian calendar 8
ԹՎ Ը
Assyrian calendar 5309
Balinese saka calendar 480–481
Bengali calendar −34
Berber calendar 1509
Buddhist calendar 1103
Burmese calendar −79
Byzantine calendar 6067–6068
Chinese calendar 戊寅(Earth Tiger)
3255 or 3195
    — to —
己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
3256 or 3196
Coptic calendar 275–276
Discordian calendar 1725
Ethiopian calendar 551–552
Hebrew calendar 4319–4320
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 615–616
 - Shaka Samvat 480–481
 - Kali Yuga 3659–3660
Holocene calendar 10559
Iranian calendar 63 BP – 62 BP
Islamic calendar 65 BH – 64 BH
Javanese calendar 447–448
Julian calendar 559
DLIX
Korean calendar 2892
Minguo calendar 1353 before ROC
民前1353年
Nanakshahi calendar −909
Seleucid era 870/871 AG
Thai solar calendar 1101–1102
Tibetan calendar 阳土虎年
(male Earth-Tiger)
685 or 304 or −468
    — to —
阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
686 or 305 or −467

Year 559 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 559 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. ^ (永定三年)使元黄头与诸囚自金凤台各乘纸鸱以飞,黄头独能至紫陌乃堕,仍付御史中丞毕义云饿杀之。 (Rendering: [In the 3rd year of Yongding, 559], Gao Yang conducted an experiment by having Yuan Huangtou and a few prisoners launch themselves from a tower in Ye, capital of the Northern Qi. Yuan Huangtou was the only one who survived from this flight, as he glided over the city-wall and fell at Zimo [western segment of Ye] safely, but he was later executed.) Zizhi Tongjian 167.