Calendar overview 525
|Ella Asbeha , ruler of Aksum in Ethiopia , leads a military expedition to southern Arabia and conquers Himyar .|
|525 in other calendars|
|Buddhist calendar||1068/69 (southern Buddhism); 1067/68 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||53rd (54th) cycle|
|Jewish calendar||4285/86 (September 3-4)|
ab urbe condita MCCLXXVIII (1278)
Diocletian's era : 241/242 (turn of the year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 835/836 (April)
Syria: 836/837 (October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||581/582 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Pope John I is sent to Constantinople by Theodoric to induce Emperor Justin I to stop the measures against the Arians in his empire.
- Conquest of Bernica by the Anglo-Saxons .
- around 525: After several years in prison, Boëthius is executed in Pavia on the orders of Ostrogoth king Theodoric the Great for alleged conspiracies . Boëthius' father-in-law, Quintus Aurelius Memmius Symmachus , also a philosopher and high civil servant, suffers the same fate .
- Ella Asbeha , ruler of Aksum in Ethiopia , leads a military expedition to southern Arabia and conquers Himyar . Its ruler, Yusuf Asʾar Yathʾar , falls.
science and technology
- The Christian monk Dionysius Exiguus suggests that the calculation of time should begin with the birth of Christ. He calculates that this must have taken place 525 years ago and sets the year 525 as the current year .
- The architect Anthemios von Tralleis finds the focal point of the parabola .
- A flood disaster on the Daisan River destroys the Syrian city of Edessa .
- around 525: Alexandros von Tralleis , Greek doctor († around 605 )
- around 525: Justinian , Eastern Roman general († 582 )
- Yusuf Asʾar Yathʾar , last important king of the Yemeni Himyarites
- 525 or 526 : Quintus Aurelius Memmius Symmachus , philosopher and politician, executed
- 525: Boethius , Roman philosopher (* 480 / 485 )