856

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Millennium: 1st millennium
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856 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 856
DCCCLVI
Ab urbe condita 1609
Armenian calendar 305
ԹՎ ՅԵ
Assyrian calendar 5606
Balinese saka calendar 777–778
Bengali calendar 263
Berber calendar 1806
Buddhist calendar 1400
Burmese calendar 218
Byzantine calendar 6364–6365
Chinese calendar 乙亥(Wood Pig)
3552 or 3492
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
3553 or 3493
Coptic calendar 572–573
Discordian calendar 2022
Ethiopian calendar 848–849
Hebrew calendar 4616–4617
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 912–913
 - Shaka Samvat 777–778
 - Kali Yuga 3956–3957
Holocene calendar 10856
Iranian calendar 234–235
Islamic calendar 241–242
Japanese calendar Saikō 3
(斉衡3年)
Javanese calendar 753–754
Julian calendar 856
DCCCLVI
Korean calendar 3189
Minguo calendar 1056 before ROC
民前1056年
Nanakshahi calendar −612
Seleucid era 1167/1168 AG
Thai solar calendar 1398–1399
Tibetan calendar 阴木猪年
(female Wood-Pig)
982 or 601 or −171
    — to —
阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
983 or 602 or −170
Rabanus Maurus (left) presents his work to archbishop Odgar of Mainz (right)

Year 856 (DCCCLVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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  1. ^ Treadgold 1997, pp. 450–451.
  2. ^ Paul Hill (2009). The Viking Wars of Alfred the Great, p. 18. ISBN 978-1-59416-087-5.
  3. ^ Keynes 1998, p. 7; Abels 2002, p. 89.