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23-Rebels capture and sack the Chinese capital Chang'an -during a Lülin|peasant rebellion. They kill and decapitate the emperor, Wang Mang, two days later.
610- Heraclius -arrives by ship from Africa (Roman province)|Africa at Constantinople, overthrows Byzantine Empire|Byzantine Emperor Phocas and becomes Emperor.
1227-Assassination of Abdallah al-Adil|Caliph al-Adil -
1302-A peace treaty between the Byzantine Empire -and the Republic of Venice ends the Byzantine–Venetian War (1296–1