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|Ab urbe condita||1929|
|Balinese saka calendar||1097–1098|
|English Regnal year||22 Hen. 2 – 23 Hen. 2|
|Chinese calendar||乙未年 (Wood Goat)|
3872 or 3812
— to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
3873 or 3813
|- Vikram Samvat||1232–1233|
|- Shaka Samvat||1097–1098|
|- Kali Yuga||4276–4277|
|Japanese calendar||Angen 2|
|Minguo calendar||736 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||1487/1488 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1718–1719|
1302 or 921 or 149
— to —
1303 or 922 or 150
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- Summer – Emperor Manuel I (Komnenos) assembles a Byzantine expeditionary force and marches towards Iconium the Seljuk capital. Meanwhile, hordes of Seljuk Turks destroy crops and poison water supplies, to make Manuel's march more difficult, and harass the Byzantine army in order to force it into the Meander valley. Kilij Arslan II, ruler of the Sultanate of Rum, hears of the expedition and sends envoys to ask for peace.
- September 17 – Battle of Myriokephalon: The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine forces led by Manuel I, who are ambushed when moving through a narrow mountain pass near Lake Beyşehir. The Byzantines are dispersed and surrounded. They suffer heavy casualties and their siege equipment is destroyed. Manuel flees in panic and is forced to sign a peace treaty with Kilij Arslan II.
- May 29 – Battle of Legnano: The Imperial army (some 5,500 men) led by Emperor Frederick I (Barbarossa) is defeated by forces of the Lombard League, leading to the pactum Anagnium (the Agreement of Anagni).
- Spring – Assize of Northampton: King Henry II establishes the rules for the administration of criminal justice that he has set out in 1166 at Clarendon.
- Winter – An international bardic festival at Cardigan Castle in Wales. The first recorded eisteddfod.
- Al-Adil I, Ayyubid governor of Egypt, suppresses a revolt by the Christian Copts in the city of Qift, hanging nearly 3,000 of them on the trees near the city.
- Spring – Saladin defeats the Zangid forces before Damascus and marries Nur al-Din's widow Asimat. On June 24 he accepts a truce and is recognised as the sovereign over Syria.
- Summer – Saladin ends his siege of the Ismaili ("Assassins") fortress of Masyaf, which is commanded by Rashid al-Din Sinan.
- Autumn – William of Montferrat (Longsword) marries the 16-year-old Princess Sibylla, sister of King Baldwin IV (the Leper).
- Raynald of Châtillon is released and ransomed from prison in Aleppo, together with Joscelin III, the titular count of Edessa.
- Unkei, an Japanese sculptor, completes his Dainichi Nyorai (Enjō-ji) statue, now a National Treasure of Japan.
- October 15 – Leopold VI, German nobleman (d. 1230)
- Agnes of Hohenstaufen, German noblewoman (d. 1204)
- Al-Mu'azzam Isa, Ayyubid ruler of Damascus (d. 1227)
- Anna Komnene Angelina, Nicene empress (d. 1212)
- Fujiwara no Nobuzane, Japanese painter (d. 1265)
- Hachijō-in Takakura, Japanese waka poet (d. 1248)
- Henry de Bohun, 1st Earl of Hereford (d. 1220)
- Hugh de Lacy, 1st Earl of Ulster (approximate date)
- Maud le Vavasour, English noblewoman (d. 1225)
- Theresa of Portugal, queen of León (d. 1250)
- William Longespée, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (d. 1226)
- April 18 – Galdino della Sala, Italian archbishop (b. 1096)
- April 20 – Richard de Clare, English nobleman (b. 1130)
- May 8 – David FitzGerald, bishop of St. Davids (b. 1106)
- May 13 – Matthias I, duke of Lorraine (b. 1119)
- July 20 – Yoshika, Japanese empress (b. 1141)
- August 23 – Rokujō, emperor of Japan (b. 1164)
- September 1 – Maurice FitzGerald, English nobleman
- September 17
- October 12 – William d'Aubigny, English politician (b. 1109)
- Ahmad ibn Muhammad Sajawandi, Persian chronicler
- Chekawa Yeshe Dorje, Tibetan Buddhist monk (b. 1102)
- Constance of France, French princess (approximate date)
- Fujiwara no Teishi, Japanese noblewoman (b. 1131)
- Jaksa Gryfita, Polish nobleman and knight (b. 1120)
- John Doukas (Komnenos), Byzantine governor (b. 1128)
- Klængur Þorsteinsson, bishop of Skálholt (b. 1102)
- Margrethe of Roskilde, Danish noblewoman and saint
- Michael Aspietes, Byzantine nobleman and general
- Rosamund Clifford (the Fair), mistress of Henry II
- Sancha Ponce de Cabrera, Spanish noblewoman
- Volodar Glebovich, prince of Minsk (approximate date)
- Steven Runciman (1952). A History of The Crusades. Vol II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem, p. 336. ISBN 978-0-241-29876-3.
- Steven Runciman (1952). A History of The Crusades. Vol II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem, p. 337. ISBN 978-0-241-29876-3.
- Steven Runciman (1952). A History of The Crusades. Vol II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem, pp. 333–334. ISBN 978-0-241-29876-3.
- Steven Runciman (1952). A History of The Crusades. Vol II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem, p. 335. ISBN 978-0-241-29876-3.
- Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 127. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
- Chambers, William; Chambers, Robert (1892). Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume II (New ed.). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. p. 799. Retrieved March 8, 2018.