1179

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1179 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1179
MCLXXIX
Ab urbe condita1932
Armenian calendar628
ԹՎ ՈԻԸ
Assyrian calendar5929
Balinese saka calendar1100–1101
Bengali calendar586
Berber calendar2129
English Regnal year25 Hen. 2 – 26 Hen. 2
Buddhist calendar1723
Burmese calendar541
Byzantine calendar6687–6688
Chinese calendar戊戌(Earth Dog)
3875 or 3815
    — to —
己亥年 (Earth Pig)
3876 or 3816
Coptic calendar895–896
Discordian calendar2345
Ethiopian calendar1171–1172
Hebrew calendar4939–4940
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1235–1236
 - Shaka Samvat1100–1101
 - Kali Yuga4279–4280
Holocene calendar11179
Igbo calendar179–180
Iranian calendar557–558
Islamic calendar574–575
Japanese calendarJishō 3
(治承3年)
Javanese calendar1086–1087
Julian calendar1179
MCLXXIX
Korean calendar3512
Minguo calendar733 before ROC
民前733年
Nanakshahi calendar−289
Seleucid era1490/1491 AG
Thai solar calendar1721–1722
Tibetan calendar阳土狗年
(male Earth-Dog)
1305 or 924 or 152
    — to —
阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
1306 or 925 or 153

Year 1179 (MCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

By area[edit]

Middle East[edit]

  • 23–30 August – Battle of Jacob's Ford, Syria: Saladin destroys the still-in-construction Castle of Chastellet at Jacob's Ford, killing 700 knights and taking 800 civilians captive.

America[edit]

  • The Maya city of Chichen Itza is sacked and burned by Hunac Ceel, the Mayapan king.

Europe[edit]

By topic[edit]

Religion[edit]


Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Hildegard of Bingen died on September 17, 1179

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Picard C. (1997) La mer et les musulmans d'Occident au Moyen Age. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, p.77