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6th century

(5th century - 6th century - 7th century - other centuries)


Events

Significant persons

Inventions, Discoveries, Introductions

  • heavy plow in use in Po valley, Italy
  • breast-strap horse harness in use in Frankish kingdom
  • Byzantine Empire acquires silk technology from China

Decades and Years

490s 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499
500s 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509
510s 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519
520s 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529
530s 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539
540s 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549
550s 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559
560s 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569
570s 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579
580s 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589
590s 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599
600s 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609



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