Calendar overview 1117
|earthquake that destroyed most of the outer ring of the Verona Arena, the arena serves as a quarry for the growing medieval city .|
|1117 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||565/566 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1660/61 (southern Buddhism); 1659/60 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||63rd (64th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||479/480 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||495/496 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||510/511 (May 4th / 5th)|
|Jewish calendar||4877/78 (29/30 August)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1427/28 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1428/29 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1173/74 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Baldwin I , King of Jerusalem , advanced with an army against the Fatimids across the Sinai to the Nile , conquered the city of Pelusion there without a fight and had it destroyed. After eating local fish, Baldwin falls ill with fish poisoning, which forces him to retreat to Palestine in 1118 , and of which he dies on the retreat.
- The Amirids under Emir Ali ibn Yusuf conquer Coimbra , but have to give up the city a few days later.
- Eschenhahn , Haimar , Nierendorf and Schwabach in Bavaria are first mentioned in a document.
- The Riechenberg monastery near Goslar is donated.
- January 3rd : A severe earthquake occurs near Verona and hits northern Italy . The Verona earthquake severely damaged the Verona Arena , among other things , and its outer wall was partially destroyed. Outside Verona, according to contemporary reports, an area from Cividale to Pavia, south to Pisa and north to Switzerland, according to other sources to France, Liège and Bohemia are affected. According to current knowledge, a connection between these damage reports is doubted and it is assumed that there were at least three different earthquakes.
Exact date of birth unknown
Born around 1117
- Heinrich I , Count of Geldern and Count of Zutphen († 1182 )
- Otto the Rotkopf , Count Palatine and Duke of Bavaria († 1183 )
Date of death secured
- January 9 : Maol Muire Ua Dunáin , first Archbishop of Cashel and leading reformer of the Irish Church (* 1040 )
- July 15 : Anselm von Laon , theologian and early scholastic (* around 1050 )
- September 1 : Robert de Limesey , Anglo-Norman clergyman, Bishop of Lichfield
- December 4th : Norbert von Iburg , head of the Benedictine Abbey of Iburg
- December 6 : Dobrynja , governor of Novgorod
- December 9th : Gertrude the Younger of Braunschweig , Margravine of Meißen (* around 1060 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Gilbert de Clare , Anglo-Norman nobleman and Lord of Tonbridge and Clare
- Gilbertus Crispinus , English theologian and abbot of Westminster (* around 1046 )
- Bernard Wilhelm , Count of Cerdanya, Conflent and Berga
- Malik Shah I , Seljuk Sultan of Rum (* 1096 )
- Pha Dampa Sanggye , Buddhist Mahasiddha from South India, who toured large parts of India, China and Tibet