Calendar overview 731
|Gregory III , who came from Syria . becomes Pope.|
|731 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||179/180 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1274/75 (southern Buddhism); 1273/74 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||57th (58th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||93/94 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||109/110 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||112/113 (March 14/15)|
|Jewish calendar||4491/92 (September 5-6)|
ab urbe condita MCDLXXXIV (1484)
Diocletian's era : 447/448 (turn of the year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1041/42 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1042/43 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||787/788 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Islam in France : The Moors plunder Autun .
- 731 // 732 : The place Montignez is first mentioned in a document.
science and technology
- around 731: The Anglo-Saxon Benedictine monk Beda Venerabilis finishes work on his English church history, Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum .
- March 18th : Gregory III , who came from Syria . becomes Pope after his predecessor Gregory II died on February 11th .
- Byzantine Iconoclasm : A synod held from November 1st under the Roman Pope Gregory III. condemns the iconoclasts , but this has in fact no effect; the Byzantine Emperor Leo III. reacts to this by removing several bishoprics in southern Italy from the jurisdiction of the Pope.
- Tatwin becomes Archbishop of Canterbury to succeed Bertwald .
- Pope Gregory III forbids well fortune-telling .
- 729/731 : Abū Yūsuf , co-founder of the Hanafi legal school of Sunni Islam († 798 )
- Abd ar-Rahman I , first emir of Córdoba († 788 )