660s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 6th century7th century8th century
Decades: 630s 640s 650s660s670s 680s 690s
Years: 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669
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Events[edit]

Contents: 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669

660

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Byzantine Empire[edit]
  • Emperor Constans II is paranoid about the ambitions of his younger brother, Theodosius, and has him murdered. Having attracted the hatred of the citizens of Constantinople, Constans decides to leave the Byzantine capital and moves to Syracuse (Sicily).
Europe[edit]
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661

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Europe[edit]
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Japan[edit]
  • The imperial fleet of Japan invades Kyūshū by the order of empress Saimei. On its way, princess Nukata composes a famous poem at Nikitatsu in the province of Iyo (approximate date).
  • Saimei builds the palace of Asakura in Kyūshū from trees cut down from the shrines. Two months later she dies. People say it is because the gods are angry for destroying the shrines.
  • Emperor Tenji ascends to the throne of Japan after empress Saimei's death. He sends an expeditionary force under Abe no Hirafu to the Korea to help the allied kingdom of Baekje.
Korea[edit]
  • King Munmu becomes the 30th ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla.

By topic[edit]

Religion[edit]
  • Maximus the Confessor, Christian monk, is recalled from exile in Thrace. He is tried, and sentenced to mutilation. His tongue and his right hand are cut off to prevent his further opposition to the Monothelites.
  • In Gaul all Roman bishops are replaced with Frankish bishops. They become increasingly common as Frankish leaders who control the episcopate (approximate date).


662

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663

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664

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665

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666

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667

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Byzantine Empire[edit]
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668

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669

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lewis, Miracula, p. 388
  2. ^ Bede, Book III, chapter 7
  3. ^ Roberts, J: "History of the World". Penguin, 1994
  4. ^ Patrick J. Geary, "Before France & Germany, the Creation & Transformation of the Merovingian World". (New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988), p. 180
  5. ^ Fryde, et al. "Handbook of British Chronology", p. 223
  6. ^ Yorke, "King of Kingdoms", p. 63
  7. ^ Roberts, J: "History of the World.". Penguin, 1994.
  8. ^ Mayr-Harting, Henry (1991). The "Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England". Pennsylvania State University Press, p.129–147. ISBN 0-271-00769-9
  9. ^ Mayr-Harting, Henry (1991). The "Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England". Pennsylvania State University Press, p. 117. ISBN 0-271-00769-9
  10. ^ Thomas F. Glick, Steven Livesey, Faith Wallis, eds. (2014). Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine: An Encyclopedia. Routledge. p. 464. ISBN 1135459398. 
  11. ^ Treadgold (1997), pp. 318–324
  12. ^ Hindley, "A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons", p. 47
  13. ^ Bury, p. 306
  14. ^ Bury, p. 307
  15. ^ Kashiwahara Y., Sonoda K. "Shapers of Japanese Buddhism", Kosei (1994)
  16. ^ Walsh, "A New Dictionary of Saints", p. 127