The year 566 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 188 Ab urbe condita. The denomination 566 BC 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.

Millennium: 1st millennium BC
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  • Vardhamana attained True Knowledge and became Mahavira.

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