920s

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920


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Byzantine Empire[edit]
Europe[edit]
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Iberian Peninsula[edit]
  • Summer – Abd al-Rahman III, emir of Córdoba, launches a pre-emptive strike against the Kingdom of León. He personal leads an Arab army and invades the territory in the upper Duero valley, taking Osma, before defeating the hastily gathered forces of King Ordoño II and his ally Sancho I. Two Leonese bishops are captured in the rout. The Arab army proceed on to the upper Ebro, restoring and replenishing Umayyad garrisons in the region.[3]
Africa[edit]
Asia[edit]
  • Emperor Taizu of the Khitan Empire orders the adoption of a written script by the Khitan, resulting in the creation of Khitan "Large Script."

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Climate[edit]

921


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China[edit]

922

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Byzantine Empire[edit]
  • Summer – Battle of Constantinople: Emperor Romanos I sends Byzantine troops to repel another Bulgarian raid at the outskirts of Constantinople. The Byzantines storm the Bulgarian camp, but are defeated when they are confronted by the main Bulgarian forces. Having won the battle, the Bulgarians lack the maritime power to conduct a successful siege of Constantinople.[9]
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Religion[edit]

923


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924


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Europe[edit]
Britain[edit]
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925


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926


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927


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928


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England[edit]
Arabian Empire[edit]
  • Summer – A Arab expeditionary force led by the Slavic Sabir returns and seizes Otranto (Southern Italy). Although pressed by an epidemic, they withdraw their forces. After capturing some enclaves on the Tyrrhenian coast, Sabir sails into the harbors of Naples and Salerno, and forces the dukes (dux) to pay a enormous sum of tribute to go away.
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929


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 563. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  2. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 314. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  3. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 675. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  4. ^ Domínguez-Castro, Fernando; Vaquero, José Manuel; Marín, Manuela; Gallego, María Cruz; García-Herrera, Ricardo. "How useful could Arabic documentary sources be for reconstructing past climate?" Weather 67(3): 76-82 doi:10.1002/wea.835 march 2012.
  5. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 241. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  6. ^ Knight, Judson. Ahmad ibn Fadlan: An Arab Among the Vikings of Russia. Science and Its Times. Ed. Neil Schlager and Josh Lauer. Vol. 2: 700 to 1449. Detroit: Gale, 2001, pp. 32–34. Gale Virtual Reference Library.
  7. ^ Gilbert Meynier (2010). L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; p. 28.
  8. ^ Gilbert Meynier (2010). L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; p. 38.
  9. ^ "Synopsis of Histories by John Skylitzes" in GIBI, vol. VI, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, p. 252
  10. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 379. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  11. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 340. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  12. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 379. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  13. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 349. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  14. ^ Runciman, A history of the First Bulgarian Empire, pp. 169–172.
  15. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History, Volume III, p. 543. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  16. ^ Rodriguez Fernández, Justiniao (1997). García I, Ordoño II, Fruela II, Alfonso IV. Burgos: Editorial La Olmeda. pp. 176–178. ISBN 84-920046-8-1. 
  17. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History, Volume III, p. 341. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  18. ^ John V.A. Fine, Jr (1991). The Early Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Sixth to the Late Twelfth Century, p. 157. ISBN 978-0-472-08149-3.
  19. ^ John V.A. Fine, Jr (1991). The Early Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Sixth to the Late Twelfth Century, p. 161. ISBN 978-0-472-08149-3.
  20. ^ Barford, Paul M. (2001). The Early Slavs: Culture and Society in Early Medieval Eastern Europe. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. p. 421. ISBN 0-8014-3977-9. 
  21. ^ Abd-ar-Rahman III Archived 17 February 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  22. ^ Spuler, Bertold; F.R.C. Bagley. The Muslim world: a historical survey, Part 4. Brill Archive. p. 252. ISBN 9789004061965.