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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 980s  990s  1000s  – 1010s –  1020s  1030s  1040s
Years: 1014 1015 101610171018 1019 1020

Year 1017 (MXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


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  • Abd-ar-Rahman IV replaces Suleiman II as Umayyad caliph.
  • Hamza ibn-'Ali ibn-Ahmad publicly declares the founding of the Druze religion. During the reign of the Fatimid Caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah.


  • Sunni revolt of Kairouan against the Shi'ite Zirid dynasty. The city is quickly retaken, robbed and destroyed.



  • July 6 – Genshin, Japanese schoolar (b. 942)
  • Abd-ar-Rahman IV, Umayyad caliph
  • Eadric Streona, Earldorman of Mercia
  • Elvira of Castile (daughter of García I), Regent of Leon (b. 965)
  • Ramon Borrell, Count of Barcelona, (b. 972)

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