740

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Millennium: 1st millennium
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740 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 740
DCCXL
Ab urbe condita 1493
Armenian calendar 189
ԹՎ ՃՁԹ
Assyrian calendar 5490
Balinese saka calendar 661–662
Bengali calendar 147
Berber calendar 1690
Buddhist calendar 1284
Burmese calendar 102
Byzantine calendar 6248–6249
Chinese calendar 己卯(Earth Rabbit)
3436 or 3376
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
3437 or 3377
Coptic calendar 456–457
Discordian calendar 1906
Ethiopian calendar 732–733
Hebrew calendar 4500–4501
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 796–797
 - Shaka Samvat 661–662
 - Kali Yuga 3840–3841
Holocene calendar 10740
Iranian calendar 118–119
Islamic calendar 122–123
Japanese calendar Tenpyō 12
(天平12年)
Javanese calendar 633–635
Julian calendar 740
DCCXL
Korean calendar 3073
Minguo calendar 1172 before ROC
民前1172年
Nanakshahi calendar −728
Seleucid era 1051/1052 AG
Thai solar calendar 1282–1283
Tibetan calendar 阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
866 or 485 or −287
    — to —
阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
867 or 486 or −286
Map showing major events of the Fujiwara no Hirotsugu Rebellion (740)

Year 740 (DCCXL) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 740 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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References[edit]

  1. ^ Blankinship 1994, pp. 104–105, 117
  2. ^ Blankinship 1994, p. 170
  3. ^ de Oliviera Marques, A. H. (1993). "O Portugal Islâmico". In Joel Serrão and A. H. de Oliverira Marques. Hova Historia de Portugal. Portugal das Invasões Germânicas à Reconquista. Lisbon: Editorial Presença. p. 123. 
  4. ^ Hartmann, chapter II (pp. 2, 139)
  5. ^ Kirby, pp. 150 & 154; Yorke, Kings, p. 89
  6. ^ David Nicolle (2008). Poitiers AD 732, Charles Martel turns the Islamic tide (p. 19). ISBN 978-184603-230-1