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The 500s decade ran from January 1, 500, to December 31, 509.

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500

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Byzantine EmpireEdit
Brittania
EuropeEdit
AfricaEdit
AsiaEdit
MesoamericaEdit
  • Tikal is founded (approximate date).
  • Uxmal is founded (approximate date).

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ReligionEdit

501Edit

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BritanniaEdit
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MesoamericaEdit

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MedicineEdit
ReligionEdit
  • Pope Symmachus, accused of various crimes by secular authorities who support an ecclesiastical opponent, asserts that the secular ruler has no jurisdiction over him. A synod held in 502 will confirm that view.

502Edit

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Byzantine EmpireEdit
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ChinaEdit

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Arts and sciencesEdit
  • The Persian philosopher Mazdak declares private property to be the source of all evil.
LiteratureEdit
ReligionEdit

503Edit

Byzantine EmpireEdit

PalestineEdit

EuropeEdit

504Edit

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Byzantine EmpireEdit
EuropeEdit
MesoamericaEdit
  • A major expansion of Copán's ceremonial center, the Acropolis complex, is undertaken by B'alam Nehn (Waterlily Jaguar), the seventh ruler (ajaw) of the southeastern Maya city (approximate date).

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ReligionEdit

505Edit

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Byzantine EmpireEdit
EuropeEdit

506Edit

By placeEdit

Byzantine EmpireEdit
EuropeEdit

By topicEdit

ReligionEdit

507Edit

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Eastern Roman EmpireEdit
EuropeEdit
AsiaEdit
MesoamericaEdit

508Edit

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Byzantine EmpireEdit
BritanniaEdit
EuropeEdit

509Edit

By placeEdit

EuropeEdit
  • Clovis I (Chlodowech) becomes the first Catholic king of the Franks, uniting all the Frankish tribes under his rule. He controls an immense territory in Gaul (modern France), and delivers a major blow for the Church against the Arian heresy.

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BirthsEdit

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DeathsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gregory of Tours, History, 2.32
  2. ^ Peter Heather, The Goths (Oxford: Blackwell, 1996), p. 231
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  4. ^ Gregory of Tours, History, 2.33
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  6. ^ Greatrex & Lieu 2002, p. 62
  7. ^ Greatrex & Lieu 2002, p. 63
  8. ^ Greatrex & Lieu 2002, pp. 69–71
  9. ^ John Binns, Ascetics and ambassadors of Christ: the monasteries of Palestine, 314-631. p.113; Frank R. Trombley, J. W. Watt, The chronicle of pseudo-Joshua the Stylite (the margin) p.108; Cyril of Scythopolis, Life of John the Hesychast, p.211. 15-20
  10. ^ Priscus. Excerpta de legationibus. Ed. S. de Boor. Berolini, 1903, p. 586
  11. ^ Greatrex, Geoffrey; Lieu, Samuel N. C., eds. (2002). The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars: a narrative sourcebook. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. p. 74.
  12. ^ Collins, Roger (2004). Visigothic Spain, 409–711. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. p. 35. ISBN 0-631-18185-7.
  13. ^ Richards, Jeffrey (1979). The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. ISBN 0710000987.
  14. ^ Davies, Raymond, ed. (1989). The Book of Pontiffs (Liber Pontificalis): the ancient biographies of the first ninety Roman bishops to AD 715. Liverpool University Press. ISBN 0853232164.
  15. ^ Essential Histories, Rome at War AD 293–696 (p. 52). Michael Whitby, 2002. ISBN 1-84176-359-4
  16. ^ Cohen, Roger. "Return to Bamiyan", The New York Times, October 29, 2007. Accessed October 29, 2007.
  17. ^ Pryor & Jeffreys 2006, p. 13
  18. ^ "Hampshire County Council". Archived from the original on March 13, 2012. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
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