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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 510s  520s  530s  – 540s –  550s  560s  570s
Years: 544 545 546 – 547548 549 550


Year 547 (DXLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Africa

  • Battle of Marta - Tripolitanian Moors under Carcasan defeat Byzantines under John Troglita

Europe

  • Ida founds the kingdom of Bernicia at Bamburgh (traditional date).
  • Theodebald becomes king of Austrasia (or 548).
  • Emperor Justinian and His Attendants, mosaic on north wall of the apse, Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy, is made (approximate date).
  • Empress Theodora and Her Attendants, mosaic on south wall of the apse, Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy, is made (approximate date).
  • The Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna is dedicated by Archbishop of Ravenna Maximianus of Ravenna.

Births

  • Pei Ju
  • Empress Zhu Manyue

Deaths

  • Theodebert I, king of Austrasia (or 548)
  • Tribonian, Byzantine lawyer and writer of the Codex Justinianus.
  • Maelgwn Gwynedd, king of Gwynedd (approximate date)
  • Gao Huan

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