Calendar overview 824
Saracens under Abu Hafs Omar conquer Crete
and destroy the city of Aptera .
|824 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||272/273 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1367/68 (southern Buddhism); 1366/67 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||58th (59th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||186/187 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||202/203 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||208/209 (May 4th / 5th)|
|Jewish calendar||4584/85 (August 28-29)|
ab urbe condita MDLXXVII (1577)
Diocletian era : 540/541 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1134/35 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1135/36 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||880/881 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Choireas and Gazareno's Koloneiates , two supporters of the Byzantine counter-emperor Thomas the Slav , who had been defeated and executed last year , are caught and executed in Asia Minor while trying to flee to the Abbasid Empire .
- The Saracens under Abu Hafs Omar go ashore at Matala and conquer Crete . They destroy Aptera and Ierapetra .
- King Egbert of Wessex conquers English states and unites the partial kingdoms.
- Viking Age : Danish Vikings raid Bangor Abbey in Northern Ireland and rob the founder's shrine.
First documentary mentions
- May: Eugene II is elected Pope as the successor to Paschal I , who died on February 11th . In the interest of the good relations between Pope and Emperor since Stephen IV , Eugene II immediately announced his election to Emperor Ludwig the Pious , who immediately confirmed him and sent his eldest son Lothar to Italy to help Eugene II in his dispute with the Roman one To assist the population.
- November 11th : The Constitutio Romana between Lothar and Eugen secures the imperial sovereignty over Rome, the Papal States and the Curia and determines that the election of the Pope should only be made by the clergy and the nobility and that the newly elected Pope should take the oath of allegiance to the emperor before his ordination have. In return, Ludwig the Pious gives the Pope a free hand in questions within the church.
- 822 -824: Book of fraternities of Reichenau Abbey
- February 11th : Paschal I , Pope
- March: Choireas , Byzantine rebel
- March: Gazarenos Koloneiates , Byzantine rebel
- August 5 : Heizei , Emperor of Japan (* 774 )
- Han Yu , Chinese poet (* 768 )
- Tang Muzong , Emperor of China (* 795 )