The 590s decade ran from January 1, 590, to December 31, 599.

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  • Spring – King Hormizd IV dismisses Bahrām Chobin as commander (Eran spahbed). He revolts and marches with the support of the Persian army towards Ctesiphon.
  • February 15 – Hormizd IV is deposed and assassinated by Persian nobles. Having ruled since 579, he is succeeded by his son Khosrau II as king of the Persian Empire.
  • September – Bahrām Chobin defeats the inferior forces of Khosrau II near Ctesiphon. He seizes the throne and proclaims himself as king Bahrām IV of Persia.
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  • Khosrau II is reinstalled as king of the Persian Empire. Peace with Constantinople is concluded after a war of almost 20 years. Maurice receives the Persian provinces of Armenia and Georgia. The recognition of the traditional frontiers, and the cessation of subsidies for the Caucasus forts, leaves the Byzantines in a dominant position in their relations with Persia.
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594

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  • Emperor Wéndi repairs and expands sections of the Great Wall in the north-west, which is undertaken by using forced labour. During the years, thousands of civilians are killed.[10]
  • Empress Suiko issues the "Flourishing Three Treasures Edict", officially recognizing the practice of Buddhism in Japan. She begins diplomatic relations with the Sui Dynasty (China).

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  • The King's School is founded by Augustine in Canterbury. He builds an abbey where the Benedictine teaching takes place.

598

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  • August 4Goguryeo War: Emperor Wéndi orders his youngest son, Yang Liang (assisted by the co-prime minister Gao Jiong), to conquer Goguryeo (Korea) during the rainy season, with a Chinese army (300,000 men).
  • The Chinese fleet engages in battle against the Goguryeo fleet (50,000 men) under Admiral Gang Yi-sik, and is destroyed in the Bohai Sea. During the invasion the Sui forces are all defeated, and Yang Liang is forced to retreat.
  • King Yeongyang sends an embassy to Daxing; Wéndi accepts a peace agreement with Goguryeo. He claims a hollow victory, as the Sui Dynasty lost nearly 90% of his army and navy during the disastrous campaign.
  • Hye becomes king of the Korean kingdom of Baekje.[18]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Martindale, Jones & Morris 1992, p. 1293
  2. ^ "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  3. ^ Jonas 643, p. 17
  4. ^ Gumilev L.N.Bahram Chubin, p. 229–230
  5. ^ Usanova M. Ismoil Somonii waqfnomasi, p. 29
  6. ^ Rome at War (p. 60). Michael Whitby, 2002. ISBN 1-84176-359-4
  7. ^ Ian Wood, The Merovingian Kingdoms 450–751, p. 91
  8. ^ Michelle Ziegler, "The Politics of Exile in Early Northumbria Archived January 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine", The Heroic Age, Issue 2, Autumn/Winter 1999
  9. ^ Whitby (1998), p. 159
  10. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 6). C.J. Peers, 1996. ISBN 978-185532-599-9
  11. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 6). C.J. Peers, 1996. ISBN 978-1-85532-599-9
  12. ^ The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632–750 (p. 22). David Nicolle, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84603-273-8
  13. ^ "596 a.D. - The Battle of Raith | made by young people at Makewaves". Radiowaves.co.uk. 2009-05-21. Archived from the original on 2012-12-23. Retrieved 2012-09-08.
  14. ^ A Chronicle of England (1864), James Edmund Doyle, p. 26
  15. ^ a b Whitby (1998), p. 162
  16. ^ Pohl (2002), p. 154
  17. ^ Whitby (1998), p. 163
  18. ^ a b "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  19. ^ Fine, John V. A. Jr. (1991) [1983]. The Early Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Sixth to the Late Twelfth Century. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press. p. 32. ISBN 0-472-08149-7.
  20. ^ Paul the Deacon, History, 4.20; translated by Foulke, p. 165
  21. ^ Melek Tekin: Türk tarihi, p. 87, Milliyet yayinları, 1991
  22. ^ a b "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 21 April 2019.