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The year 1000 of the Gregorian Calendar was the last year of the 10th century as well as the last year of the first millennium. AD 1000 was a leap year starting on Monday. Events City of Gdansk is founded Saint Adalbert of Prague is sent to Prussia by Boleslaus I of Poland Samuil of Bulgaria crowned Tsar by Pope Gregory V The town of Trondheim is founded. ... Events Benedictine abbey founded at Sherborne Births Deaths Abul-Wafa, iranian mathematician Categories: 998 ... Events Silesia is incorporated into territory ruled by Boleslaus I of Poland Pope Silvester II succeeds Pope Gregory V Sigmundur Brestisson introduces christianity in the Faroe Islands Deaths December 16 - Saint Adelaide of Italy (b. ... Events Grand Prince Stephen I of Hungary is named the first King of Hungary by Pope Silvester II. Canonisation of Edward the Martyr, king of England. ... Events November 13 - English king Ethelred gives order to kill all Danes in England, leading to the St. ... Events Sweyn I of Denmark begins his first invasion of England. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Centuries: 9th century - 10th century - 11th century Decades: 920s - 930s _ 940s - 950s - 960s - 970s - 980s - 990s - 1000s - 1010s - 1020s Years: 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 Events Categories: 970s ... Centuries: 9th century - 10th century - 11th century Decades: 930s - 940s _ 950s - 960s - 970s - 980s - 990s - 1000s - 1010s - 1020s - 1030s Years: 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 Events Kievan Rus accepts Eastern Orthodox Christianity Categories: 980s ... Centuries: 9th century - 10th century - 11th century Decades: 940s - 950s _ 960s - 970s - 980s - 990s - 1000s - 1010s _ 1020s - 1030s - 1040s 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 Events: Sei Shonagon writes The Pillow Book, a compilation of her daily observations, thoughts and feelings as an... Events Sweyn I of Denmark invades England. ... Centuries: 10th century - 11th century - 12th century Decades: 960s - 970s - 980s - 990s - 1000s - 1010s - 1020s - 1030s - 1040s - 1050s - 1060s 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 Events: Canute invades England. ... Centuries: 10th century - 11th century - 12th century Decades: 970s - 980s - 990s - 1000s - 1010s - 1020s - 1030s - 1040s - 1050s - 1060s - 1070s 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 Events: Categories: 1020s ... Centuries: 10th century - 11th century - 12th century Decades: 980s - 990s - 1000s - 1010s - 1020s - 1030s - 1040s - 1050s - 1060s - 1070s - 1080s 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 Significant people Godwin, Earl of Wessex Categories: 1030s ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... As a means of recording the passage of time the 9th century was that century that lasted from 801 to 900. ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 10th century was that century which lasted from 901 to 1000. ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century was that century which lasted from 1001 to 1100. ... 999 state leaders - Events of 1000 - 1001 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1000 // Africa Ethiopia - Germa Seyum, Emperor of Ethiopia (999-1039) Fatimid Caliphate - Al-Hakim, Caliph of Cairo (996-1021) Morocco - Ziri, Maghrawa Emir of Morocco (987-1001) Mukurra - Raphael, King... 999 state leaders - Events of 1000 - 1001 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1000 // Africa Ethiopia - Germa Seyum, Emperor of Ethiopia (999-1039) Fatimid Caliphate - Al-Hakim, Caliph of Cairo (996-1021) Morocco - Ziri, Maghrawa Emir of Morocco (987-1001) Mukurra - Raphael, King... The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (related with Anno urbis conditae: AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters ԹՎ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Baháí calendar, common to the Baháí Faith, is a solar calendar with regular years 365 days long and leap years 366 days long as explained within the Kitáb-i-Aqdas. ... The Chinese calendar (Traditional Chinese: , Simplified Chinese: , pinyin: nónglì) is a lunisolar calendar, akin to the Hebrew calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhī) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhī). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhī) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhī). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር yeĪtyōṗṗyā zemen āḳoṭaṭer) or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia, as well as in Eritrea before it became independent. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Holocene calendar is a proposal for a calendar reform which aims to solve a number of problems with the current Gregorian Calendar. ... The Iranian calendar (Persian: ‎) also known as Persian calendar or the Jalāli Calendar is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwīm al-hijrī; Persian: تقویم هجری قمری Gāhshomāri-ye Hejri; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Japanese era name. ... Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1932x1544, 689 KB) Europe in 1000 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): 1000 List of state leaders in 1000 Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1932x1544, 689 KB) Europe in 1000 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): 1000 List of state leaders in 1000 Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added... The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 10th century was that century which lasted from 901 to 1000. ... Look up AD, ad-, and ad in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This is a calendar for a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF). ...

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Speculation that the world would end in the year 1000 was confined largely to Christian monks in France, [1] as most clerks at the time used regnal years--i.e. the fourth year of the reign of Robert II of France, etc. The use of the modern "anno domini" system of dating was confined to the Venerable Bede and other chroniclers of universal history. Regnal year: the year of the reign of a sovereign. ... Robert II the Pious (French: Robert II le Pieux) (March 27, 972 – July 20, 1031) was King of France from 996 to 1031. ... Dionysius Exiguus invented Anno Domini years to date Easter. ... Bede, commonly known as the Venerable Bede, (c. ...


Western Europe began to cross over from the Early Middle Ages into the High Middle Ages beginning around 1000, as marked by numerous distinct changes in Western European life: the rise of the medieval communes, the reawakening of widespread city life, the appearance of the burgher class, the revival of long-distance trade that reconnected Europe with the Mediterranean world, the founding of the first universities, the rediscovery of Roman law, and the beginnings of vernacular literature, to name a few. The papacy at this time remained firmly under the control of Holy Roman Emperor Otto III--the self-proclaimed "Emperor of the World". Justinians wife Theodora and her retinue, in a 6th century mosaic from the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna. ... The cathedral Notre Dame de Paris, a significant architectural contribution of the High Middle Ages. ... Defensive towers at San Gimignano, Tuscany, bear witness to the factional strife within communes. ... Burgher can refer to: A title. ... The first European medieval institutions generally considered to be universities were established in Italy, France, and England in the late 11th and the 12th centuries for the study of arts, law, medicine, and theology. ... Roman law is the legal system of ancient Rome. ...


In Eastern Europe, the Byzantine Empire continued to thrive during its Golden Age in what is today primarily Greece and Turkey. Constantinople, with a population of about 300,000, dwarfed the Western cities of Rome and Paris, which at this time had populations of about 35,000 and 20,000, respectively. Byzantine Empire at its greatest extent c. ...


The Viking Age continued in eastern and western Europe much as it had for the previous two centuries, with Viking trade, raids, and culture influencing much of European life. It was in the year 1000 that Leif Ericsson landed in what is today Newfoundland, naming it Vinland. The Viking Age is the name of the period between 793 and 1066 AD in Scandinavia and Britain, following the Germanic Iron Age (and the Vendel Age in Sweden). ... A statue of Leif Ericson in front of the Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavik Leif Ericson (old Icelandic: Leifr Eiríksson) was an explorer, the son of Eric the Red (Eiríkr rauði), a Norwegian outlaw, who was the son of another Norwegian outlaw, Þorvaldr Ásvaldsson. ... Newfoundland —   (stress on final syllable; for mispronunciations, see Newfoundland travel guide from Wikitravel)— (French: , Irish: ) is a large island off the east coast of North America, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... Vinland was the name given to a part of North America by the Icelandic norseman Leif Eiríksson, about the year (AD) 1000. ...


In what is today China, the Song Dynasty remained the world's most populous empire and continued to thrive under Emperor Xianping. Similarly, the Islamic world continued to expand under the revived Ummayad Caliphate, including what is now Spain, northern Africa, the Middle East, and central Asia. The Song Dynasty (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) was a ruling dynasty in China from 960-1279. ...


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August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Kingdom of Hungary is the name of a multiethnic kingdom that existed in Central Europe from 1000 to 1918. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ... Stephen the Great raising the double cross: equestrian sculpture by Alajos Stróbl, 1906, crowns the Fishermens Bastion, Budapest. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... The naval Battle of Svolder or Swold took place on 9 September 1000 in the western Baltic Sea, between Norway and the other Scandinavians. ... The Viking Age is the name of the period between 793 and 1066 AD in Scandinavia and Britain, following the Germanic Iron Age (and the Vendel Age in Sweden). ... Smokeless powder Gunpowder, whether black powder or smokeless powder, is a substance that burns very rapidly, releasing gases that act as a propellant in firearms. ... Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region centered on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. ... St Francis Xavier converting the Paravas: a 19th-century image of the docile heathen Ansgar, the 9th century apostle of the North in an 1830 drawing. ... Stephen the Great raising the double cross: equestrian sculpture by Alajos Stróbl, 1906, crowns the Fishermens Bastion, Budapest. ... Sancho III (c. ... Here is a list of the rulers of Aragon, now a region of north-eastern Spain. ... This is a list of the kings of Pamplona, later Navarre. ... A statue near the Minnesota State Capitol in St. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... Vinland was the name given to a part of North America by the Icelandic norseman Leif Eiríksson, about the year (AD) 1000. ... Sweyn I, or Sweyn Forkbeard, (Danish: Svend Tveskæg, originally Tjugeskæg or Tyvskæg, Old Norse: Sveinn Tjúguskegg, Norwegian: Svein Tjugeskjegg), (??? – February 3, 1014), king of Denmark and England, a leading Viking warrior and the father of Canute the Great (Cnut I). ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Dhaka (previously Dacca; Bangla: ঢাকা Đhaka; IPA: ) is the capital of Bangladesh and the Dhaka District. ... The Persians of Iran (officially named Persia by West until 1935 while still referred to as Persia by some) are an Iranian people who speak Persian (locally named Fârsi by native speakers) and often refer to themselves as ethnic Iranians as well. ... The physicist Albert Einstein is probably the most famous scientist of our time. ... AbÅ« ‘AlÄ« al-Husayn ibn ‘Abd Allāh ibn SÄ«nā al-BalkhÄ« (Persian ابوعلى سينا/پورسينا Abu Ali Sina or arabicized: أبو علي الحسين بن عبد الله بن سينا; often referred to, simply as Ibn Sina, or by his latinized name Avicenna) was a Persian[2][3] (TājÄ«k) physician, philosopher, and scientist. ... A Latin copy of the Canon of Medicine, dated 1484, located at the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... Kołobrzeg (pronounce: [kɔwɔbʒεg], German Kolberg) is a city in Middle Pomerania in north-western Poland with some 50,000 inhabitants (2000). ... An emperor is a (male) monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban... Oche redirects here; in darts the oche is the line from which players must throw. ... Motto: none Voivodship Greater Poland Municipal government Mayor Jaromir Dziel Area 40,9 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 71 040 none 1737/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1239 Latitude Longitude 52°32 N 17°36 E Area code +48 61 Car plates PGN Twin towns Anagni, Esztergom, Falkenberg, Saint... Motto: none Voivodship Greater Poland Municipal government Mayor Jaromir Dziel Area 40,9 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 71 040 none 1737/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1239 Latitude Longitude 52°32 N 17°36 E Area code +48 61 Car plates PGN Twin towns Anagni, Esztergom, Falkenberg, Saint... Regensburg (also Ratisbon, Latin Ratisbona) is a city (population 129,175 in 2005) in Bavaria, south-east Germany, located at the confluence of the Danube and Regen rivers, at the northernmost bend in the Danube. ... Old town of Meißen. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Motto: none Voivodship Greater Poland Municipal government Mayor Jaromir Dziel Area 40,9 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 71 040 none 1737/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1239 Latitude Longitude 52°32 N 17°36 E Area code +48 61 Car plates PGN Twin towns Anagni, Esztergom, Falkenberg, Saint... The Congress of Gniezno took place on March 11th 1000 and is one of the more important events in Polish history, though scholars disagree over the details of the decisions made at the meeting, especially whether the Polish prince was pledged the kings crown or not. ... Reign From 992 until 1025 Coronation On April 18, 1025 in Gniezno Cathedral, Poland Royal House Piast Coat of Arms Orzeł Piastowski Parents Mieszko I Dubrawka Consorts Rikdaga Judith Enmilda Oda Children with Judith Bezprym with Enmilda Regelina Mieszko II Lambert Otton with Oda Matylda Date of Birth 966... Pilgrim at Mecca In religion and spirituality, a pilgrimage is a long journey or search of great moral significance. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban... Facade of San Bartolomeo allIsola. ... For other uses, see Bartholomew (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Twa, also known as Batwa, are a pygmy people, of short stature, who were the oldest recorded inhabitants of the Great Lakes region of central Africa. ... A vineyard Vineyard with bird netting Wine grapes with netting as protection against birds A vineyard (vignoble in French, vigna or vigneto in Italian, vinha in Portuguese, viña or viñedo in Spanish, Weinberg in German) is a place where grapes are grown for making wine, raisins, or table... A bell is a simple sound-making device. ... A foundry is a factory which produces castings of metal, both ferrous and non-ferrous. ... In some Christian churches, the diocese is an administrative territorial unit governed by a bishop, sometimes also referred to as a bishopric or episcopal see, though more often the term episcopal see means the office held by the bishop. ... Motto: none Voivodship Greater Poland Municipal government Mayor Jaromir Dziel Area 40,9 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 71 040 none 1737/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1239 Latitude Longitude 52°32 N 17°36 E Area code +48 61 Car plates PGN Twin towns Anagni, Esztergom, Falkenberg, Saint... Archbishops of Gniezno and simultaneously Primates of Poland since 1412. ... Gaudentius (also known as Radzim Gaudenty), a member of Slavniks dynasty, was the first archbishop of Gniezno. ... Libice coat of arms Slavníks dynasty (Czech: , Polish: ) - the powerful dynasty in Bohemia during the 10th century. ... Map of countries by population —showing the population of the Peoples Republic of China and India, the only two countries to have a population greater than a billion. ...

Births

Adalbert of Longwy (1000 – 1048, in battle) was Duke of Lorraine from 1047 to his death. ... Events The city of Oslo is founded by Harald Hardråde of Norway. ... Abul-Fawaris (April 1000 – October/November 1028) was the Buyid ruler of Kerman (1012-1028). ... Image:Kirman. ... Events November 12 - Dying Emperor Constantine VIII of the Byzantine Empire marries his daughter Zoe of Byzantium to his chosen heir Romanus Argyrus. ... Events Hereward the Wake begins a Saxon revolt in the Fens of eastern England. ...

Deaths

September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... Olaf Tryggvason (Old Norse: Óláfr Tryggvason, Norwegian: Olav Tryggvason), (960s - September 9? 1000), was King of Norway from 995 to 1000. ... The Battle of Swold was a naval battle that took place on September 9, 1000 between Norway and the other Scandinavians. ... Events December 11 - John I becomes Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire. ... Abu Mahmud Hamid ibn al-Khidr Al-Khujandi was a Persian astronomer who lived in the late 10th century and helped build an observatory near in what is now Ray, Iran near Tehran. ... Elfrida (c. ... King Edgar or Eadgar I ( 942 – July 8, 975) was the younger son of King Edmund I of England. ... Abu Sahl Wijan (or Waijan) ibn Rustam al-Kuhi (also al-Quhi), was a Persian mathematician and astronomer. ... Garcia IV the Trembling (Spanish: García Sánchez Abarca) (died 1000) was king of Pamplona and count of Aragon from 994 until 1000. ... David of Tao as depicted on a bas-relief from the Oshki Monastery. ...

See also

Millenarianism (sometimes spelled millenarism or millennarism) is the belief by a religious, social, or political group or movement in a coming major transformation of society after which all things will be changed in a positive (or sometimes negative or ambiguous) direction. ... 999 state leaders - Events of 1000 - 1001 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1000 // Africa Ethiopia - Germa Seyum, Emperor of Ethiopia (999-1039) Fatimid Caliphate - Al-Hakim, Caliph of Cairo (996-1021) Morocco - Ziri, Maghrawa Emir of Morocco (987-1001) Mukurra - Raphael, King...

Further reading

  • Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium (1999) ISBN 0-316-55840-0

References

  1. ^ Cantor, 1993 Europe in 1050 p 235.

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