998 was a common year.
|Centuries:||9th century – 10th century – 11th century|
|Decades:||960s 970s 980s – 990s – 1000s 1010s 1020s|
|Years:||995 996 997 – 998 – 999 1000 1001|
Events[change | change source]
- Otto III takes control the city of Rome and brings his cousin, Pope Gregory V, back to power.
- A Benedictine abbey is started at Sherborne.
Births[change | change source]
Deaths[change | change source]
- Abu'l-Wafa, Iranian mathematician