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9th century

(8th century - 9th century - 10th century - other centuries)


Events
  • Beowulf might have been written down in this century, though it could also have been in the 8th century
  • Viking attacks on Europe begin
  • Oseberg ship burial
  • around 813-around 915 - period of serious Arab naval raids on shores of Tyrrhenian and Adriatic seas
  • 800-909 - rule of Aghlabids[?] as independent dynasty in North Africa
  • 863-879 - period of schism between eastern and western churches

Significant people

Inventions, Discoveries, Introductions
  • First image of a rotary grindstone in a European source - illustration shows crank, first known use of a crank in the West (Utrecht Psalter, A.D. 843)

Decades and Years

790s 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799
800s 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809
810s 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819
820s 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829
830s 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839
840s 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849
850s 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859
860s 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869
870s 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879
880s 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889
890s 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899
900s 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909



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