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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 960s  970s  980s  – 990s –  1000s  1010s  1020s
Years: 995 996 997998999 1000 1001
998 by topic
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
Establishment and disestablishment categories
998 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 998
Ab urbe condita 1751
Armenian calendar 447
Assyrian calendar 5748
Bahá'í calendar −846 – −845
Bengali calendar 405
Berber calendar 1948
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1542
Burmese calendar 360
Byzantine calendar 6506–6507
Chinese calendar 丁酉(Fire Rooster)
3694 or 3634
    — to —
戊戌年 (Earth Dog)
3695 or 3635
Coptic calendar 714–715
Discordian calendar 2164
Ethiopian calendar 990–991
Hebrew calendar 4758–4759
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1054–1055
 - Shaka Samvat 920–921
 - Kali Yuga 4099–4100
Holocene calendar 10998
Igbo calendar −2 – −1
Iranian calendar 376–377
Islamic calendar 387–389
Japanese calendar Chōtoku 4
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 998
Korean calendar 3331
Minguo calendar 914 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 1541
Europe in 998

Year 998 (CMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


By place


  • Otto III retakes the city of Rome and reinstates his cousin, Pope Gregory V, after mutilating and blinding his rival, Antipope John XVI.
  • St. Volodimir of Rus founds (or, according to some documents, gives his name to) the city of Volodimir of Wolyn, future capital of the kingdom of Ruthenia Minor (Halych-Wolyn Rus)


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