1142

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1110s  1120s  1130s  – 1140s –  1150s  1160s  1170s
Years: 1139 1140 114111421143 1144 1145


Year 1142 (MCXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Africa[change | change source]

  • When it was unable to feed its population during a famine, the emir of the great commercial center of Mahdia has to recognize the de facto protectorate of Roger II of Sicily.[1]
  • Failed Norman raid against the city of Tripoli.[2]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Abulafia, David (1985). The Norman kingdom of Africa and the Norman expeditions to Majorca and the Muslim Mediterranean. Woodbridge: Boydell Press. ISBN 0-85115-416-6.
  2. Bresc, Henri (2003). La Sicile et l'espace libyen au Moyen Age. http://www.storiamediterranea.it/public/md1_dir/b1462.pdf. Retrieved 17 January 2012.