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Year of the Wood Snake乙巳( at the beginning of the year, Wood Dragon甲辰)

Syria: 1316/17 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Europe

  • March: Malcolm II kills in the Battle of Monzievaird his cousin Kenneth III. and his son Giric and thus even King of Scotland.
  • At the Synod of King Henry II in Dortmund, the second Polish campaign is being prepared.

Ersturkundliche mentions

  • First mention of Kaifenheim and the frontier fortress Advertise (Elbe ).
  • First mention of the village Doberlug as Dobraluh by Thietmar of Merseburg

Science and Technology

  • Fatimid Caliph al- Haakim bi- ʾ amri llāh founded in Cairo in the House of Wisdom. There, an extensive library is created and taught Arabic, philosophy, astronomy, mathematics, medicine and astrology.

Born

  • 20 June: Az- Zahir Ali, ruler of Egypt
  • Berengar Raymond I, Count of Barcelona
  • Macbeth, King of Scotland († 1057 )
  • Suidger, Count of Morsleben and Hornburg, who later became Pope Clement II

Died

  • March. Kenneth III, King of Scotland
  • December 14: Adalbero II, Bishop of Verdun and Metz (c. 958 )
  • December 27: Nilus of Rossano, monk and saint (* 910)
  • Einar Suðringur, one of the characters in the Faroese
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