740

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
740 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar740
DCCXL
Ab urbe condita1493
Armenian calendar189
ԹՎ ՃՁԹ
Assyrian calendar5490
Balinese saka calendar661–662
Bengali calendar147
Berber calendar1690
Buddhist calendar1284
Burmese calendar102
Byzantine calendar6248–6249
Chinese calendar己卯(Earth Rabbit)
3436 or 3376
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
3437 or 3377
Coptic calendar456–457
Discordian calendar1906
Ethiopian calendar732–733
Hebrew calendar4500–4501
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat796–797
 - Shaka Samvat661–662
 - Kali Yuga3840–3841
Holocene calendar10740
Iranian calendar118–119
Islamic calendar122–123
Japanese calendarTenpyō 12
(天平12年)
Javanese calendar633–635
Julian calendar740
DCCXL
Korean calendar3073
Minguo calendar1172 before ROC
民前1172年
Nanakshahi calendar−728
Seleucid era1051/1052 AG
Thai solar calendar1282–1283
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