559 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
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559 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 559 BC
DLVIII BC
Ab urbe condita 195
Ancient Egypt era XXVI dynasty, 106
- Pharaoh Amasis II, 12
Ancient Greek era 55th Olympiad, year 2
Assyrian calendar 4192
Bengali calendar −1151
Berber calendar 392
Buddhist calendar −14
Burmese calendar −1196
Byzantine calendar 4950–4951
Chinese calendar 辛丑(Metal Ox)
2138 or 2078
    — to —
壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
2139 or 2079
Coptic calendar −842 – −841
Discordian calendar 608
Ethiopian calendar −566 – −565
Hebrew calendar 3202–3203
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −502 – −501
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2542–2543
Holocene calendar 9442
Iranian calendar 1180 BP – 1179 BP
Islamic calendar 1216 BH – 1215 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1775
Minguo calendar 2470 before ROC
民前2470年
Nanakshahi calendar −2026
Thai solar calendar −16 – −15

The year 559 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 195 Ab urbe condita.[1] The denomination 559 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.[2]

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  1. ^ Webster, Noah (1838). N. J. White, ed. "An American dictionary of the English language; exhibiting the origin, orthography, pronunciation, and definitions of words". New York. 
  2. ^ A. E. Redgate. encyklopedia, ed. "Saint Bede". Retrieved 2016-07-16. 
  3. ^ a b Richard N. Frye. encyclopaedia britannica, ed. "Cyrus II King of Persia". Retrieved 2016-07-16. 
  4. ^ Galil, Gershon (1996). E.J. Brill, ed. The Chronology of the Kings of Israel and Judah. Leiden. ISBN 9004-10611-1. 
  5. ^ "Amitis Shahbanu". Retrieved 2016-07-16.