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|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1080s 1090s 1100s – 1110s – 1120s 1130s 1140s|
|Years:||1113 1114 1115 – 1116 – 1117 1118 1119|
Events[change | change source]
By area[change | change source]
Africa[change | change source]
- Baldwin I of Jerusalem begins an invasion of Egypt.
- The Zirid ruler of Ifriqiya, Ali ibn Yahya, takes over the independent island of Jerba, then acting as an independent piratical republic.
Americas[change | change source]
- The Aztecs leave Aztlán, searching for the site of what will eventually become Tenochtitlán (later Mexico City).
Europe[change | change source]
- The Portuguese, under the leadership of countess Theresa take two Galician cities, Tui and Ourense. In reply, the sister of Countess Theresa, Queen Urraca of Leon and Castile, attacks Portugal.
- Almoravid troops take over the Balearic islands whose Muslim king had been severely weakened by Pisan and Catalan raiders.
By topic[change | change source]
Arts and technology[change | change source]
- The modern book of separate pages stitched together is invented in China.
- Construction starts on the Chennakesava Temple in India.
- Aak music is introduced to the Korean court by Emperor Huizong of the Song Dynasty.
Births[change | change source]
Deaths[change | change source]
- February 3 – Coloman of Hungary (b. 1070)
- February 25 – Robert of Arbrissel, a preacher and founder of the abbey of Fontevrault (b. c. 1045)
References[change | change source]
- Bresc, Henri (2003). La Sicile et l'espace libyen au Moyen Age. http://www.storiamediterranea.it/public/md1_dir/b1462.pdf. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- Gilbert Meynier (2010) L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; pp.83.