790s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 7th century8th century9th century
Decades: 760s 770s 780s790s800s 810s 820s
Years: 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
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This is a list of events occurring in the 790s, ordered by year.

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791[edit]

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792[edit]

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793[edit]

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794[edit]

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  • A paper mill begins production at Baghdad during the Abbasid-era as the Arabs spread the techniques developed by Chinese papermakers. Baghdad becoming a great seat of learning, with Christian and Jewish scholars as well as Muslims, while Europe remains largely unlettered. The Arabs will become the world's most proficient papermakers.

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795[edit]

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796[edit]

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  • April 18 – King Æthelred I of Northumbria is murdered, probably at Corbridge, by his ealdormen, Ealdred and Wada. Another rival, Torhtmund slays Ealdred in revenge. Northumbria is plunged into confusion. The patrician Osbald is placed on the throne, but is deserted by his supporters after only 27 days. He flees from Lindisfarne to Pictland. Another faction, brings back Æthelred I's old back-from-the-dead rival, Eardwulf, as new king. He dismisses his wife and publicly take a concubine. Eardwulf is alienated from archbishop Eanbald of York.
  • King Offa of Mercia and Charlemagne seal a trading agreement and a marriage alliance is proposed. However, Offa dies after a 39-year reign that has incorporated Kent, Essex, Sussex, and East Anglia into Mercian realm. He has build a 150-mile dyke (Offa's Dyke) to mark his border with Wales, reforms Mercia's coinage, and 4 years ago allied himself with Northumbria by giving his daughter Ælfflæd in marriage to Æthelred I. Offa is buried at Bedford and succeeded for a short time by his son Ecgfrith, and then a distant cousin, Coenwulf.
  • Prince Eadberht Præn leaves the Church, returns to Kent and claims his throne. One Eadwald proclaims himself king of East Anglia, but is later ousted by Coenwulf. Direct rule from Mercia is re-established.

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797[edit]

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798[edit]

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799[edit]

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  1. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 79. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  2. ^ Rogerson 2010, p. 238.
  3. ^ Volubilis Project - History.
  4. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 80. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  5. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 20. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  6. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 80. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  7. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 20. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  8. ^ "Heian period". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2007-04-24.
  9. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 81. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  10. ^ David Nicolle (2014). The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785, p. 81. ISBN 978-1-78200-825-5
  11. ^ John V.A. Fine, Jr. (1991). The Early Medieval Balkans; Collapse of the Avars, p. 78. ISBN 978-0-472-08149-3
  12. ^ Picard, Christophe (2000). Le Portugal musulman (VIIIe-XIIIe siècle0. L'Occident d'al-Andalus sous domination islamique. Paris: Maisonneuve & Larose. p. 109. ISBN 2-7068-1398-9.