AD 559
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AD 559

559 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar559
Ab urbe condita1312
Armenian calendar8
Assyrian calendar5309
Balinese saka calendar480-481
Bengali calendar-34
Berber calendar1509
Buddhist calendar1103
Burmese calendar-79
Byzantine calendar6067-6068
Chinese calendar? (Earth Tiger)
3255 or 3195
    -- to --
(Earth Rabbit)
3256 or 3196
Coptic calendar275-276
Discordian calendar1725
Ethiopian calendar551-552
Hebrew calendar4319-4320
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat615-616
 - Shaka Samvat480-481
 - Kali Yuga3659-3660
Holocene calendar10559
Iranian calendar63 BP - 62 BP
Islamic calendar65 BH - 64 BH
Javanese calendar447-448
Julian calendar559
Korean calendar2892
Minguo calendar1353 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar-909
Seleucid era870/871 AG
Thai solar calendar1101-1102
Tibetan calendar?
(male Earth-Tiger)
685 or 304 or -468
    -- to --
(female Earth-Rabbit)
686 or 305 or -467

Year 559 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 559 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.


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Byzantine Empire






  1. ^ (?),,? (Rendering: [In the 3rd year of Yongding, 559], Gao Yang conducted an experiment by having Yuan Huangtou and a few prisoners launch themselves from a tower in Ye, capital of the Northern Qi. Yuan Huangtou was the only one who survived from this flight, as he glided over the city-wall and fell at Zimo [western segment of Ye] safely, but he was later executed.) Zizhi Tongjian 167.
  2. ^ "List of Rulers of Korea". Retrieved 2019.

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