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Heads of state

Statue of Queen al-Kahina in Khenchela
The Berber princess Kāhina is subject to the attacking Arabs .
The Japanese provinces in 701
The Taika reforms in Japan come to a climax with the Taihō Code .
701 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 149/150 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 693/694
Buddhist calendar 1244/45 (southern Buddhism); 1243/44 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 56th (57th) cycle

Year of the Metal Ox辛丑 ( at the beginning of the year Metal Rat 庚子)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 63/64 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 79/80
Islamic calendar 81/82 (turn of the year 14/15 February)
Jewish calendar 4461/62 (September 7/8)
Coptic calendar 417/418
Roman calendar from urbe condita MCDLIV (1454)

Diocletian's era 417/418

Seleucid era Babylon: 1011/12 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1012/13 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 739
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 757/758 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events


  • Raginpert , dux of Turin from the Royal House of Agilolfinger , rises against the minor king of the Lombards , Liutpert , and its regent Ansprand he at Novara defeated. He takes over the throne of the Lombards, but dies in the same year. His successor is his son Aripert II , who brutally cracks down on Ansprand and his family and mutilates several of his relatives. Anfand flees to Bavaria .

North africa

  • The advancing Arabs under Hassan ibn an-Nuʿmān defeat the Jewish Berber tribe of the Jarawa in Ifrīqiya at the battle of Taharqa ; the Berber leader, Al-Kahina , dies either in battle or afterwards on the run. The circumstances of your death cannot be determined with certainty. Her biological sons either die with her or convert to Islam. With the death of al-Kahina, the common resistance of the Berbers ends. Even under Ḥassān ibn an-Nuʿmān, the establishment of an administration in Ifriqiya begins, initially relying primarily on long-established Romans and Greeks.


First documentary mentions

  • The places Aubréville ( Herberici Villa ) and Pareid ( Pararicum ) are mentioned for the first time in a document.




Web links

Commons : 701  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files