Year 1057 (MLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1057 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1057
Ab urbe condita1810
Armenian calendar506
Assyrian calendar5807
Balinese saka calendar978–979
Bengali calendar464
Berber calendar2007
English Regnal yearN/A
Buddhist calendar1601
Burmese calendar419
Byzantine calendar6565–6566
Chinese calendar丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
3753 or 3693
    — to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
3754 or 3694
Coptic calendar773–774
Discordian calendar2223
Ethiopian calendar1049–1050
Hebrew calendar4817–4818
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1113–1114
 - Shaka Samvat978–979
 - Kali Yuga4157–4158
Holocene calendar11057
Igbo calendar57–58
Iranian calendar435–436
Islamic calendar448–449
Japanese calendarTengi 5
Javanese calendar960–961
Julian calendar1057
Korean calendar3390
Minguo calendar855 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−411
Seleucid era1368/1369 AG
Thai solar calendar1599–1600
Tibetan calendar阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
1183 or 802 or 30
    — to —
(female Fire-Rooster)
1184 or 803 or 31
Coin of Emperor Isaac I (c. 1007–1060)


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Byzantine EmpireEdit

  • June 8 – General Isaac Komnenos proclaims himself emperor in Paphlagonia (modern Turkey), and starts a civil war against Emperor Michael VI. He advances with a Byzantine expeditionary force towards Constantinople. At the same time, Michael sends an army against the rebels – western regiments and eastern ones (those from the Anatolic Theme and Charsianon) – to stop him.[1]
  • August 20Battle of Hades: Rebel forces under Isaac Komnenos defeat the Byzantines on the plains of Hades (near Nicaea). General Katakalon Kekaumenos routs the imperial right flank, and reaches the enemy's camp. He destroys the tents and supplies, which leaves the way open to Constantinople.
  • September 1 – A riot in favor of Isaac Komnenos breaks out in Constantinople. Patriarch Michael I convinces Michael VI to abdicate the throne, and Isaac is crowned as emperor of the Byzantine Empire.




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