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- End of the Eastern Wei Dynasty and beginning of the Northern Qi Dynasty in northern China. Northern Qi Wen Xuan Di is the first ruler of the Northern Qi Dynasty.
- Silk reaches Constantinople (approximate date).
- Hindu mathematicians give zero a numeral representation in a positional notation system.
- The Franks conquer the Thuringii (approximate date).
- The main redaction of Babylonian Talmud is completed under Rabbis Ravina and Ashi (approximate date).
- Construction of the acropolis of Quiriguá begins (approximate date).
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