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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 )
Politics and World Affairs
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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