The 950s decade ran from January 1, 950, to December 31, 959.

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
Categories:

EventsEdit

950

By placeEdit

Byzantine EmpireEdit
EuropeEdit
WalesEdit
OceaniaEdit

By topicEdit

ReligionEdit

951Edit

By placeEdit

EuropeEdit
ChinaEdit

Africa

  • Abd ar-Rahman III signs a peace in 951 with the new king of León, Ordoño III, in order to have a free hand against the Fatimids, whose ships are harassing the caliphal fleet in the Mediterranean and had even launched an assault against Almeria. Abd ar-Rahman's force, led by prime minister Ahmad ibn Said, besieges the Fatimid port of Tunis, which purchases its safety through a huge sum.

952Edit

By placeEdit

EuropeEdit
ScotlandEdit
AfricaEdit

953Edit

By placeEdit

Byzantine EmpireEdit
EuropeEdit
AfricaEdit

954Edit

By placeEdit

EuropeEdit
British IslesEdit

By topicEdit

ReligionEdit

955Edit

By placeEdit

EuropeEdit
EnglandEdit
AfricaEdit

By topicEdit

ReligionEdit

956Edit

By placeEdit

Byzantine EmpireEdit
EuropeEdit
EgyptEdit

By topicEdit

ReligionEdit

957Edit

By placeEdit

EuropeEdit
EnglandEdit
JapanEdit
Caspian SeaEdit
  • 957 Caspian Sea earthquake. It took place in the Caspian Sea and its vicinity. The earthquake is mentioned by several Arab and Syriac chronicle writers, who claimed that it mainly affected the region of Persian Iraq. The initial shocks lasted 40 days, but ceased for a while. The main earthquake then occurred, damaging the cities of Ray, Talikan, and Hulwan. A reported number of 150 villages were supposedly destroyed by the earthquake. [19]

By topicEdit

ReligionEdit

958Edit

By placeEdit

Byzantine EmpireEdit
EuropeEdit
AfricaEdit
AsiaEdit

959Edit

By placeEdit

Byzantine EmpireEdit
EuropeEdit
EnglandEdit
  • October 1 – King Eadwig dies after a 4-year reign. He is succeeded by his 16-year-old brother Edgar I (the Peaceful), who effectively completes the unification of England, when Northumbria submits to his rule.

By topicEdit

ReligionEdit

Significant peopleEdit

BirthsEdit

950

951

952

953

954

955

956

957

958

959

DeathsEdit

950

951

952

953

date unknown

954

955

956

957

958

959


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Treadgold, Warren T. (1997), A History of the Byzantine State and Society, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, p. 489, ISBN 0-8047-2630-2.
  2. ^ Bóna, István (2000). The Hungarians and Europe in the 9th-10th centuries. Budapest: Historia - MTA Történettudományi Intézete, p. 27. ISBN 963-8312-67-X.
  3. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History, Volume III, p. 250. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  4. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History, Volume III, p. 247. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  5. ^ Early Sources, p. 451. The corresponding entry in the Annals of the Four Masters, 950, states that the Northmen were the victors, which would suggest that it should be associated with Eric Bloodaxe.
  6. ^ Vasiliev, A.A. (1968). Byzance et les Arabes, Tome II, 1ére partie: Les relations politiques de Byzance et des Arabes à L'époque de la dynastie macédonienne (867–959). Brussels: Éditions de l'Institut de Philologie et d'Histoire Orientales.
  7. ^ Bóna, István (2000). The Hungarians and Europe in the 9th-10th centuries. Budapest: Historia - MTA Történettudományi Intézete, pp. 51-52. ISBN 963-8312-67-X.
  8. ^ Ballan, Mohammad (2010). Fraxinetum: An Islamic Frontier State in Tenth-Century Provence. Comitatus: A journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Volume 41, 2010, p. 31.
  9. ^ The Annals of Flodoard of Reims, 916–966, eds & trans. Steven Fanning: Bernard S. Bachrach (New York; Ontario, Can: University of Toronto Press, 2011), p. 60.
  10. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History, Volume III, p. 247. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  11. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 95–104. ISBN 978-0-304-35730-7.
  12. ^ Bóna, István (2000). The Hungarians and Europe in the 9th-10th centuries. Budapest: Historia - MTA Történettudományi Intézete, p. 54. ISBN 963-8312-67-X.
  13. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History, Volume III, p. 248. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  14. ^ Gilbert Meynier (2010). L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; p.28.
  15. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History, Volume III, p. 591. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  16. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History, Volume III, p. 386. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  17. ^ Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "St. Dunstan" Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  18. ^ Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "St. Dunstan" Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  19. ^ Antonopoulos, 1980
  20. ^ Shepard, Jonathan (2010). The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology, Volume 3, pp.151–152. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-533403-6.
  21. ^ Gilbert Meynier (2010) L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; p. 42.
  22. ^ Bóna, Istvá (2000). The Hungarians and Europe in the 9th-10th centuries. Budapest: Historia - MTA Történettudományi Intézete, p. 33. ISBN 963-8312-67-X.
  23. ^ "Lothar | king of Italy". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 28 October 2020.
  24. ^ Hugues le Noir sur le site de la Fondation pour la généalogie médiévale (in French)
  25. ^ Lynch, Michael (ed.). The Oxford companion to Scottish history. Oxford University Press. p. 106. ISBN 9780199693054.
  26. ^ John M. Douglas (1992). The Armenians. J.J. Winthrop Corporation. p. 175. ISBN 978-0-9631381-0-1.
  27. ^ H. Platelle, "Fulbert, évêque de Cambrai", Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques, vol. 19 (Paris, 1981), 332-333.
  28. ^ H. E. L. Mellersh; Neville Williams (1999). Chronology of World History. ABC-CLIO. p. 276. ISBN 978-1-57607-155-7.
  29. ^ Encyclopedia of World Biography. Gale Research. 1998. p. 329. ISBN 978-0-7876-2550-4.
  30. ^ E. B. Pryde; D. E. Greenway; S. Porter; I. Roy (23 February 1996). Handbook of British Chronology. Cambridge University Press. p. 224. ISBN 978-0-521-56350-5.
  31. ^ Ibrāhīm ibn Hilāl Ṣābī (1995). Kitāb at-Tājī of Abu Ishaq Ibrahim bin al Katib as-Sabi. Pakistan Historical Society. p. 202.
  32. ^ André Vauchez; Michael Lapidge (2000). Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages: A-J. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, Incorporated. p. 254.
  33. ^ La Chronique de Nantes pages 109-110 indique qu’il aurait été ébouillanté dans son bain par sa nourrice sur ordre de Foulque II d'Anjou
  34. ^ "The Royal Lineage". The Danish Monarchy. 6 July 2015. Archived from the original on 6 July 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2019.