590s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 560s 570s 580s590s600s 610s 620s
Years: 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599
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This is a list of events occurring in the 590s, ordered by year.

590[edit]

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  • Spring – King Hormizd IV dismisses Bahrām Chobin as commander (Eran spahbed). He revolts and marched with support of the Persian army towards Ctesiphon.
  • February 15 – Hormizd IV is deposed and assassinated by Persian nobles. Ruled since 579, he is succeeded by his son Khosrau II as king of the Persian Empire.
  • September – Bahrām Chobin defeats the inferior forces of Khosrau II near Ctesiphon. He seizes the throne and proclaims himself as king Bahrām IV of Persia.

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591[edit]

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  • Khosrau II is reinstalled as king of the Persian Empire. Peace with Constantinople is concluded after almost a war of 20-years. Maurice receives the Persian provinces of Armenia and Georgia. The recognition of the traditional frontiers and the cessation of subsidies for the Caucasus forts; leaves the Byzantines in a dominant position in their relations with Persia.

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592[edit]

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593[edit]

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594[edit]

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  • Emperor Wéndi repairs and expands sections of the Great Wall in the north-west, which is undertaken by using forced labour. During the years, thousands of civilians are killed.[9]
  • Empress Suiko issues the "Flourishing Three Treasures Edict", officially recognizing the practice of Buddhism in Japan. She begins diplomatic relations with the Sui Dynasty (China).

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595[edit]

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596[edit]

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597[edit]

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  • The King's School is founded by Augustine in Canterbury. He builds an abbey where the Benedictine teaching take place.

598[edit]

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  • August 4Goguryeo War: Emperor Wéndi orders his youngest son, Yang Liang (assisted by the co-prime minister Gao Jiong), to conquer Goguryeo (Korea) during the rainy season, with a Chinese army (300,000 men).
  • The Chinese fleet engage in battle against the Goguryeo fleet (50,000 men) under admiral Gang Yi-sik, is destroyed in the Bohai Sea. During the invasion Sui forces are all defeated and Yang Liang is forced to retreat.
  • King Yeongyang sends an embassy to Daxing, Wéndi accepts a peace agreement with Goguryeo. He claims a hollow victory, as the Sui Dynasty lost nearly 90% of his army and navy during the disastrous campaign.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Martindale, Jones & Morris 1992, p. 1293
  2. ^ Jonas 643, p. 17
  3. ^ Gumilev L.N.Bahram Chubin, p. 229–230
  4. ^ Usanova M. Ismoil Somonii waqfnomasi, p. 29
  5. ^ Rome at War (p. 60). Michael Whitby, 2002. ISBN 1-84176-359-4
  6. ^ Ian Wood, The Merovingian Kingdoms 450–751, p. 91
  7. ^ Michelle Ziegler, "The Politics of Exile in Early Northumbria", The Heroic Age, Issue 2, Autumn/Winter 1999
  8. ^ Whitby (1998), p. 159
  9. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 6). C.J. Peers, 1996. ISBN 978-185532-599-9
  10. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 6). C.J. Peers, 1996. ISBN 978-1-85532-599-9
  11. ^ The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632–750 (p. 22). David Nicolle, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84603-273-8
  12. ^ "596 a.D. - The Battle of Raith | made by young people at Makewaves". Radiowaves.co.uk. 2009-05-21. Retrieved 2012-09-08. 
  13. ^ A Chronicle of England (1864), James Edmund Doyle, p. 26
  14. ^ Whitby (1998), p. 162
  15. ^ Whitby (1998), p. 162
  16. ^ Pohl (2002), p. 154
  17. ^ Whitby (1998), p. 163
  18. ^ The Early Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Sixth to the Late Twelfth Century (1991), John V. A. Fine, Jr, p. 32. ISBN 0-472-08149-7
  19. ^ Paul the Deacon, History, 4.20; translated by Foulke, p. 165
  20. ^ Melek Tekin:Türk tarihi, p. 87, Milliyet yayinları, 1991