This page relates to the year 988 Calendrier Julien.
The close East
Baudouin IV becomes count of Flanders (fine in 1035).
- Development of the trade and industry, richness of agriculture in Flanders.
- Foundation of the town of Baille Átha Cliath , future Dublin in Ireland.
a Russian fleet is sent to Constantinople. During the winter, Vladimir besieges Kherson, city Byzantine, which it seizes thanks to treason the bishop. The purpose of forwarding is perhaps to decide Basile II to send his sister Anne Porphyrogénète in Russia.
Arts and culture
- the caliph Fatimide Abu Mansur Nizar Al-Aziz Billah founds with the Cairo one of the first universities of the world in the Mosquée Al-Azhar. Thirty-five doctors of the Law there reside, named by the caliph, and give courses each Friday after the prayer. A library of eighteen thousand volumes is made up.
Sciences and technology
Charaf AD-Dawla Al-Bouihi names the eminent scientist Abou Sahl Al-Qawhi, mathematician and astronomer originating in Kouh, with the head of the observatory of Baghdad.
- the geographer Arab Al-Muqaddasi, born with Jerusalem and died after 988, written after having visited the Muslim world Best Division to know the areas of the world .
Births in 988
Death in 988
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