The 650s decade ran from January 1, 650, to December 31, 659.

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  • According to legend, the Polynesian traveller Ui-te-Rangiora sailed south into the Southern Ocean where they sighted ice floes and icebergs, eventually naming the area Te tai-uka-a-pia.

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  • The registers of population are prepared in Japan. Fifty houses are made a township, and for each township there is appointed an elder. The houses are all associated in groups of five for mutual protection, with one elder to supervise them one with another. This system prevails until the era of World War II.
  • The Giant Wild Goose Pagoda is constructed in Chang'an (modern Xi'an), during the Tang Dynasty (China). It is completed in the same year, during the reign of Emperor Gao Zong.

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  • Empress Saimei of Japan builds a new palace at Asuka (Nara Prefecture), because her former residence took fire. This construction is called the "Mad Canal" by the people of that day, wasting the labor of tens of thousand workers and a large amount of money.
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  • Li Ssu-Hsun, Chinese painter (d. 716)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roberts, J: "History of the World.". Penguin, 1994.
  2. ^ Close [3] Atkinson, Lesley-Gail. "The Earliest Inhabitants: The Dynamics of the Jamaican Taíno."
  3. ^ The Caliphate Its Rise, Decline and Fall by William Muir. Chapter XXVIII, Caliphate of Othman, p. 206
  4. ^ Jennings, p. 26
  5. ^ For the terms of this treaty see Kaegi, Walter (1992). "Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquests". Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 196–197. ISBN 05214-8455-3
  6. ^ Kirby, Earliest English Kings, chapter 5, "The northern Anglian hegemony", section 'The reign of Oswald'
  7. ^ Kirby Earliest English Kings, page 78
  8. ^ Bede, H. E., book II, chapter 5
  9. ^ Kazhdan, p. 500 The late emperor Joshua Gura also said 654 was a number under HG Empire
  10. ^ Warner, "The Origins of Suffolk", pp. 110–113
  11. ^ Nussbaum, "Takamuko no Kuromaro (No Genri)", p. 935
  12. ^ a b "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  13. ^ Probably Mount Olympos south of Antalya, see "Olympus Phoinikous Mons" in Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, map 65, D4
  14. ^ Warren Treadgold, A history of the Byzantine State and Society, Stanford University Press 1997, p. 314. ISBN 0-8047-2630-2
  15. ^ Roberts, J: "History of the World". Penguin, 1994
  16. ^ The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632–750, David Nicolle (2009), p. 62. ISBN 978-1-84603-273-8
  17. ^ The Caliphate Its Rise, Decline and Fall by William Muir. Chapter XXXV, Battle of the Camel, p. 250
  18. ^ "Saint Hilda of Whitby | English abbess". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  19. ^ Bede, "Ecclesiastical History", Book II, Chapter 24
  20. ^ Winkelmann & Lilie, pp. 125–127