Calendar overview 565
|Justin II succeeds Justinian I as Byzantine emperor.|
|565 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||13/14 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1108/09 (southern Buddhism); 1107/08 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||54th (55th) cycle|
|Jewish calendar||4325/26 (September 11-12)|
ab urbe condita MCCCXVIII (1318)
Diocletian's era : 281/282 (turn of the year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 875/876 (April)
Syria: 876/877 (October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||621/622 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- The year 565 is, at least in German-speaking research, the most common end date of late antiquity and thus the end of antiquity .
- November 14th : Justin II succeeds Justinian I as Eastern Roman Emperor.
- Vaefar becomes Duke in Alemannia as successor to Magnachar .
- May 2 : Ahkal Mo 'Nahb II becomes ruler of the Maya city of Palenque . His family relationship with his predecessor K'an Joy Chitam I , who died on February 6, has not yet been clarified.
Religion and culture
- January 22nd : Eutychius , Patriarch of Constantinople , is deposed. He is replaced by John III. Scholasticos.
- Carentinus becomes Bishop of Cologne .
- Columba von Iona reportedly missionaries on the Orkney . A monster in the river Ness is mentioned for the first time in a saint's life of abbot Adamnan .
- The Latin poet Venantius Fortunatus sets out on a pilgrimage to the grave of St. Martin of Italy in the Franconian Empire ; there he stayed at the court of Sigibert I and Bishop Sidonius of Mainz and later became a companion of Radegundis .
- between 548 and 565: Foundation of the St. Catherine's Monastery in Sinai .
nature and environment
- July 21st : The Great Comet C / 565 O1 appears and is observed in China and Europe until the end of October.
- Gundoald von Asti , Bavarian Duke († 616 )
- around 565: al-ʿAbbās ibn ʿAbd al-Muttalib , ancestor of the Muslim Abbassids († around 653 )
- February 6th : K'an Joy Chitam I. , ruler of the Maya city of Palenque (* 490 )
- November 14 : Justinian I , Eastern Roman Emperor (* 482 )
- Belisarius , Eastern Roman general (* around 505 )