668 in history

668 events chronologically

Sep 15 Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bath at Syracuse, Italy

Died in 668

Sep 15 Constans II Byzantine Emperor from 641 to 668. He was the last emperor to serve as consul, in 642. Constans is a diminutive nickname given to the Emperor, who had been baptized Herakleios and reigned officially as Constantine. The nickname established itself in Byzantine texts and has become standard in modern historiography
Dec 23 Mor Gabriel the 7th bishop of Tur Abdin in South-eastern Turkey.