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5th century - 6th century - 7th century
- January 22 - Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus.
- November 14 - Justin II succeeds Justinian I as Byzantine Emperor
- Agathias begins to write a history beginning where Procopius finished his work.
- Northern Qi Hou Zhu succeeds Northern Qi Wu Cheng Di as ruler of the Chinese Northern Qi Dynasty
- Alboin succeeds his father Audoin as king of the Lombards
- Saint Columba allegedly saves the life of a Pict who was being attacked by a monster in the River Ness. The alleged event has been suggested as the earliest known sighting of the Loch Ness Monster.
- Columba beings preaching in the Orkney Islands.
- The Uighurs are taken over by the Gokturks.
- November 13/ 14 - Justinian I, Byzantine Emperor
- Belisarius, Byzantine general
- Procopius of Caesarea, historian
- Audoin , king of the Lombards
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