626

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
626 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar626
DCXXVI
Ab urbe condita1379
Armenian calendar75
ԹՎ ՀԵ
Assyrian calendar5376
Balinese saka calendar547–548
Bengali calendar33
Berber calendar1576
Buddhist calendar1170
Burmese calendar−12
Byzantine calendar6134–6135
Chinese calendar乙酉(Wood Rooster)
3322 or 3262
    — to —
丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
3323 or 3263
Coptic calendar342–343
Discordian calendar1792
Ethiopian calendar618–619
Hebrew calendar4386–4387
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat682–683
 - Shaka Samvat547–548
 - Kali Yuga3726–3727
Holocene calendar10626
Iranian calendar4–5
Islamic calendar4–5
Japanese calendarN/A
Javanese calendar516–517
Julian calendar626
DCXXVI
Korean calendar2959
Minguo calendar1286 before ROC
民前1286年
Nanakshahi calendar−842
Seleucid era937/938 AG
Thai solar calendar1168–1169
Tibetan calendar阴木鸡年
(female Wood-Rooster)
752 or 371 or −401
    — to —
阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
753 or 372 or −400
Emperor Tai Zong of the Tang dynasty

Year 626 (DCXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 626 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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Byzantine Empire[edit]

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Persia[edit]

  • Summer – King Khosrau II plans an all-out effort against Constantinople. He returns to Anatolia with two armies of unknown size, presumably more than 50,000 men each. One of these (possibly commanded by Khosrau himself) is to contain Heraclius in Pontus; another under Shahin Vahmanzadegan is defeated by Theodore.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Walls of Constantinople AD 324–1453, p. 47. Stephen Turnbull, 2004. ISBN 978-1-84176-759-8
  2. ^ Bede, H. E. Book II, chapter 9. Bede calls these two islands the Mevanian Islands
  3. ^ Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, Manuscript A (ASC A), 626