1117 facts for kids
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1080s 1090s 1100s – 1110s – 1120s 1130s 1140s|
|Years:||1114 1115 1116 – 1117 – 1118 1119 1120|
- 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.
- Pelusium is destroyed by Baldwin I of Jerusalem.
- Miidera and the sohei of Enryakuji attack Nara, Japan.
- Borivoj II of Bohemia becomes prince in place of Vladislav I of Bohemia.
- The people of Santiago de Compostela (present-day Spain) try to burn their prelate in his palace, along with the queen.
- Iceland ends slavery.
- Short-lived Almoravid reconquest of Coimbra (Portugal).
- The earliest use of a compass for navigational purposes is recorded.
- Humphrey II of Toron, Constable of Jerusalem
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