748

748 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 748
DCCXLVIII
Ab urbe condita 1501
Armenian calendar 197
ԹՎ ՃՂԷ
Assyrian calendar 5498
Balinese saka calendar 669–670
Bengali calendar 155
Berber calendar 1698
Buddhist calendar 1292
Burmese calendar 110
Byzantine calendar 6256–6257
Chinese calendar 丁亥(Fire Pig)
3444 or 3384
    — to —
戊子年 (Earth Rat)
3445 or 3385
Coptic calendar 464–465
Discordian calendar 1914
Ethiopian calendar 740–741
Hebrew calendar 4508–4509
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 804–805
 - Shaka Samvat 669–670
 - Kali Yuga 3848–3849
Holocene calendar 10748
Iranian calendar 126–127
Islamic calendar 130–131
Japanese calendar Tenpyō 20
(天平20年)
Javanese calendar 642–643
Julian calendar 748
DCCXLVIII
Korean calendar 3081
Minguo calendar 1164 before ROC
民前1164年
Nanakshahi calendar −720
Seleucid era 1059/1060 AG
Thai solar calendar 1290–1291
Tibetan calendar 阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
874 or 493 or −279
    — to —
阳土鼠年
(male Earth-Rat)
875 or 494 or −278
Duke Tassilo III of Bavaria while hunting

Year 748 (DCCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 748 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

Events

By place

  • January 18 – Duke Odilo of Bavaria dies after a 12-year reign. Grifo, youngest son of Charles Martel, seeks to establish his own rule by seizing the duchy for himself, and abducts Odilo's infant son Tassilo III.
  • In Rome, Pope Zachary closes down a slave market, where Venetian merchants had been selling Christian captives to the Muslims in North Africa.[1]


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Deaths

References

  1. ^ McCormick, Michael (2002). "New Light on the 'Dark Ages': How the Slave Trade Fuelled the Carolingian Economy". Past & Present (177): 17–54. ISSN 0031-2746.

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