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  • July Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. July Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11... July - At the battle of Taginae (also known as the Battle of Busta Gallorum) in July of 552, the Byzantine Empire under the eunuch Narses broke the power of the Ostrogoths in Italy, and brought the entire peninsula under the rule of Constantinople. In 551, Justinian I decided to retake Italy... Battle of Taginae: The The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the The Roman Empire is not the Holy Roman Empire (843-1806). Roman Empire between AD 60 and 400 with major cities. During this time only Dacia and Mesopotamia were added to the Empire but were lost before 300. The... Byzantine general See Narseh of Persia for the Persian king Narses of the Sassanid. Narses (478-573) was one of the two great generals in the service of the Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I during the so-called Reconquest that took place during his reign. Narses spent most of his life as... Narses defeats and kills Totila was king of the Ostrogoths, chosen after the death of his uncle Ildibad in 541. His real name was Baduila, which can be seen from the coinage issued by him. His lifes work was the restoration of the Gothic kingdom in Italy and he entered upon the task... Totila, king of the This article deals with the continental Ostrogoths. For information on the Ostrogoths that Jordanes placed in Scandinavia, see Ostrogothia, Scandza was the name given to Scandinavia by Jordanes, in his work Getica. It contains several accurate descriptions of Scandinavia, but is also jumbled and composed of information from several sources... Ostrogoths. Teia (d. 552 or 553), also known as Teja, Theia, Thila, Thela, Teias, was the last Ostrogothic king in Italy. Apparently a military officer serving under Totila, Teia was chosen as successor after Totila was slain in the Battle of Busta Gallorum. On his way fleeing to southern Italy, he... Teia succeeds the deceased This article treats the generic title monarch. For the origins of the word king and its English use, see Germanic king. For other meanings of the word, see Monarch (disambiguation) A monarch is a type of ruler or head of state. The word derives from Greek monos archein, meaning one... Monarch but Narses manages to recapture For other uses, see Rome (disambiguation). The Roman Colosseum Rome (Italian and Latin Roma) is the capital city of Italy, and of its Lazio region. It is located on the lower Tiber river, near the Mediterranean Sea, at 41°50N, 12°15E. The Vatican City State, a sovereign... Rome by the end of the year.
  • Waces Eutychius (18), saint, patriarch of Constantinople. His biography, composed by his chaplain Eustathius, has been preserved entire. Eutychius was born at Theium in Phrygia c. 512. His father Alexander was a general under Belisarius. Eutychius took the monastic habit at Amasea at the age of 30, c. 542... Eutychius becomes The Patriarch of Constantinople is the Ecumenical Patriarch, the first among equals in the Eastern Orthodox Communion. In this capacity he serves as spiritual leader and primary spokesperson for the Communion (hence first), but has no official authority over the Patriarchs or over the other fifteen of the sixteen autocephalous... Patriarch of Constantinople.
  • Buddha on Lantau Island Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts... Buddhism is introduced into For other uses, see Japan can refer to one of the following topics: The East Asian island nation of Japan or Nippon (日本, Nihon); The British rock band. See Japan (band); Japanning, a lacquer technique japan, See Lacqerware This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists... Japan.
  • Battle of Asfeld: The Lombards (Latin Langobardi, from which the alternative name Longobards found in older English texts), were a Germanic people originally from Scandinavia that entered the late Roman Empire. They were known to the Romans from as early as AD 98, when the historian Tacitus mentioned them in his Germania. Their... Longobards under king Audoin defeat the The Gepids (Latin Gepidae) were a Germanic tribe most famous in history for defeating the Huns after the death of Attila. The Gepids were first mentioned around A.D. 260, when they participated with the Goths in an invasion in Dacia, where they were settled in Jordanes time, the mid... Gepids.
  • Liang Yuan Di succeeds Liang Yu Zhang Wang as ruler of the Chinese The Southern dynasties 南朝 (nanchao in pinyin: nan2 chao2) include Song Dynasty, Qi Dynasty, Liang Dynasty and Chen Dynasty whose capital were all at Jiankang This article is part of the Southern and Northern Dynasties series. Southern Dynasties Northern Dynasties Song Dynasty (420-479) Northern Wei Dynasty Qi Dynasty... Liang Dynasty.
  • Cynric of Wessex ruled as king of Wessex from 534 to 560. He was either the son or grandson of Cerdic. Among the few statements made about his life were that he captured Searobyrig or Old Sarum, near Salisbury, in 552, and that in 556 he and his son Ceawlin... Cynric, king of Wessex was one of the seven major Anglo-Saxon kingdoms (the Heptarchy) that preceded the kingdom of England. It was named after the West Saxons and situated in the south and southwest of England. It existed from the 6th century until the emergence of the English state in the 9th... Wessex, captures the fort at Old Sarum Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury, England, with evidence of human habitation as early as 300 BC. It sits on a hill about 3km (two miles) north of modern Salisbury. Old Sarum was initially a hill fort strategically situated on the conjunction of... Old Sarum.
  • The Buddhist goddess Benzaiten (弁才天, 弁財天) is the Japanese name of Sarasvati (Saraswati), which was originally a mighty river in ancient India (see Vedic Saraswati River). Later she became the eponymous deity of that river. Benzaiten arrived in Japan during the 6th through 8th centuries, mainly via the Chinese... Benzaiten is said to have descended onto the island of Enoshima (江の島) is a small island, about 4 km in circumference, at the mouth of the Katase River, which flows into Sagami Bay in Japan. Part of the city of Fujisawa, it is linked to the Katase section of the same city on the mainland by a 600... Enoshima in For other uses, see Japan can refer to one of the following topics: The East Asian island nation of Japan or Nippon (日本, Nihon); The British rock band. See Japan (band); Japanning, a lacquer technique japan, See Lacqerware This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists... Japan.
  • The Gokturks or Kokturks (Gök-Turks or Kök-Turks, with the meaning Celestial Turks), known as Tujue (突厥 tu2 jue2) in medieval This article is on the geographic and cultural entity. For other meanings, see Country China, a country in East Asia One of the... Gokturks establish first known The Turkic people are any of various peoples whose members speak languages in the Turkic family of languages. These people, possibly numbering 150 million in population, are probably the diverse descendants of large groups of tribespeople who originated in Central Asia. Contents // 1 Nomenclature 2 History 3 Geographical Distribution and... Turkic state under the leadership of Bumin Khan (death: 552 AD) is the founder of Kokturk state. He is mentioned as Tumen in the ancient Chinese sources. Little is known about his life, and most of the information depends on legends in which he is known to gather a group of Turkic people living in a... Bumin Khan.

Environmental change

  • Silkworm Prometheus silkworm Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Bombycidae Genus: Bombyx Species: B. mori Binomial name Bombyx mori Linnaeus, 1758 For the band named Silkworm, see Silkworm (band). For the Silkworm cruise missile, see Silkworm missile. The silkworm (Bombyx mori, lit. raw silk of... Silkworms are smuggled into the The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the The Roman Empire is not the Holy Roman Empire (843-1806). Roman Empire between AD 60 and 400 with major cities. During this time only Dacia and Mesopotamia were added to the Empire but were lost before 300. The... Byzantine Empire from This article is on the geographic and cultural entity. For other meanings, see Country China, a country in East Asia One of the two states that have China in their official title and claim sovereignty over all of China: Peoples Republic of China (governing Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau... China.

Births

  • Ethelbert (or Æthelbert) (c. 552 - February 24, 616) was a King of Kent from around 580 or 590 to 616. After his death, he was regarded as a saint. He was the son of Eormenric, whom he succeeded as king, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Gregory of Tours, who... Ethelbert, king of This article is about the English county of Kent. See also Kent (disambiguation). Kent Geography Status: Ceremonial & (smaller) Administrative County Region: South East England Area: - Total - Admin. council - Admin. area Ranked 10th 3,736 km² Ranked 10th 3,544 km² Admin HQ: Maidstone ISO 3166-2: GB-KEN ONS... Kent and The title of Bretwalda was one perhaps used by some of the kings of the kingdoms of England (the so_called Anglo-Saxon heptarchy) in the second half of the first millennium AD. Such a king was considered to be the overlord of several Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. This was not a... Bretwalda

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  • July Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. July Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11... July - Totila was king of the Ostrogoths, chosen after the death of his uncle Ildibad in 541. His real name was Baduila, which can be seen from the coinage issued by him. His lifes work was the restoration of the Gothic kingdom in Italy and he entered upon the task... Totila, King of the Ostrogoths.
  • Bumin Khan (death: 552 AD) is the founder of Kokturk state. He is mentioned as Tumen in the ancient Chinese sources. Little is known about his life, and most of the information depends on legends in which he is known to gather a group of Turkic people living in a... Bumin Khan, founder of the The Gokturks or Kokturks (Gök-Turks or Kök-Turks, with the meaning Celestial Turks), known as Tujue (突厥 tu2 jue2) in medieval This article is on the geographic and cultural entity. For other meanings, see Country China, a country in East Asia One of the... Gokturk state.
  • Mennas or Menas, a Christian saint was appointed by the Byzantine emperor Justinian I as patriarch of Constantinople in the 536 The Pope Agapetus consecrated him to succeed Bishop Anthimus, who was a monophysite. He took positions against Origen. He was excommunicated in 547 and in 551 for taking positions... Mennas, The Patriarch of Constantinople is the Ecumenical Patriarch, the first among equals in the Eastern Orthodox Communion. In this capacity he serves as spiritual leader and primary spokesperson for the Communion (hence first), but has no official authority over the Patriarchs or over the other fifteen of the sixteen autocephalous... Patriarch of Constantinople

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