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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1080s  1090s  1100s  – 1110s –  1120s  1130s  1140s
Years: 1114 1115 111611171118 1119 1120

Year 1117 (MCXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

Africa

  • Conflict between the independent republics of Mahdia and Gabes in Ifriqiya. Madhia is supported by the Zirid dynasty while Gabes receives the aid of the Roger I of Sicily.

Asia

Europe

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Education

Technology

  • The earliest use of a compass for navigational purposes is recorded.

Births

  • Humphrey II of Toron, Constable of Jerusalem

Deaths

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