1170s

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The 1170s was a decade of the Julian Calendar which began on January 1, 1170, and ended on December 31, 1179.

Events

1170

Date unknown

1171

1172

1173

By area

Asia
Europe

By topic

Arts and leisure
Religion

1174

By place

Africa
Europe
Asia
= Western Asia =
Central America
  • The last Toltec king commits suicide.

1175

By place

Asia
Europe
=British isles=
Denmark
=Byzantium=
=Iberia=
  • Under the admirals of the clan Banu Mardanish, an Almohad fleet suffers a large defeat at the hand of the Portuguese, as they are trying to reconquer Lisbon.[13]
=Italy=

By topic

Religion

1176

January–December

Date unknown

1177

January–December

Date unknown

1178

By area

Europe
Moon

By topic

Art and science

1179

By area

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

By topic

Religion