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The year 530 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 224 Ab urbe condita. The denomination 530 BC for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

Millennium: 1st millennium BC
530 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar530 BC
Ab urbe condita224
Ancient Egypt eraXXVI dynasty, 135
- PharaohAmasis II, 41
Ancient Greek era62nd Olympiad, year 3
Assyrian calendar4221
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−1122
Berber calendar421
Buddhist calendar15
Burmese calendar−1167
Byzantine calendar4979–4980
Chinese calendar庚午(Metal Horse)
2167 or 2107
    — to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
2168 or 2108
Coptic calendar−813 – −812
Discordian calendar637
Ethiopian calendar−537 – −536
Hebrew calendar3231–3232
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat−473 – −472
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga2571–2572
Holocene calendar9471
Iranian calendar1151 BP – 1150 BP
Islamic calendar1186 BH – 1185 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarN/A
Korean calendar1804
Minguo calendar2441 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−1997
Thai solar calendar13–14
Tibetan calendar阳金马年
(male Iron-Horse)
−403 or −784 or −1556
    — to —
(female Iron-Goat)
−402 or −783 or −1555


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Art and architectureEdit

  • The Temple of Apollo at Delphi is built (approximate date).
  • Peplos Kore, from the Acropolis in Athens, is made. It is now at Acropolis Museum, Athens (approximate date).
  • Kroisos Kouros, from a cemetery at Anavysos near Athens, is made. It is now at the National Archaeological Museum, Athens (approximate date).
  • The Siphnian Treasury in Delphi is begun (approximate date).
  • Battle between the Gods and the Giants, fragments of the north frieze of the Siphnian Treasury, from the Sanctuary of Apollo, Delphi, is begun (approximate date). It is now at the Delphi Archaeological Museum.