766

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766 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 766
DCCLXVI
Ab urbe condita 1519
Armenian calendar 215
ԹՎ ՄԺԵ
Assyrian calendar 5516
Balinese saka calendar 687–688
Bengali calendar 173
Berber calendar 1716
Buddhist calendar 1310
Burmese calendar 128
Byzantine calendar 6274–6275
Chinese calendar 乙巳(Wood Snake)
3462 or 3402
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
3463 or 3403
Coptic calendar 482–483
Discordian calendar 1932
Ethiopian calendar 758–759
Hebrew calendar 4526–4527
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 822–823
 - Shaka Samvat 687–688
 - Kali Yuga 3866–3867
Holocene calendar 10766
Iranian calendar 144–145
Islamic calendar 148–149
Japanese calendar Tenpyō-jingo 2
(天平神護2年)
Javanese calendar 660–661
Julian calendar 766
DCCLXVI
Korean calendar 3099
Minguo calendar 1146 before ROC
民前1146年
Nanakshahi calendar −702
Seleucid era 1077/1078 AG
Thai solar calendar 1308–1309
Tibetan calendar 阴木蛇年
(female Wood-Snake)
892 or 511 or −261
    — to —
阳火马年
(male Fire-Horse)
893 or 512 or −260

Year 766 (DCCLXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 766 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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  • Baghdad nears completion as 100,000 laborers create a circular city about 2 km in diameter, the "Round City". In the center is a palace built for Caliph al-Mansur. The capital is ringed by three lines of walls (approximate date).

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