497 (CDXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 497th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 497th year of the 1st millennium, the 97th year of the 5th century, and the 8th year of the 490s decade. As of the start of 497, the Gregorian calendar was 1 day ahead of the Julian calendar, which was the dominant calendar of the time.

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 4th century5th century6th century
Decades: 460s  470s  480s  – 490s –  500s  510s  520s
Years: 494 495 496497498 499 500
497 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar497
Ab urbe condita1250
Assyrian calendar5247
Balinese saka calendar418–419
Bengali calendar−96
Berber calendar1447
Buddhist calendar1041
Burmese calendar−141
Byzantine calendar6005–6006
Chinese calendar丙子(Fire Rat)
3193 or 3133
    — to —
丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
3194 or 3134
Coptic calendar213–214
Discordian calendar1663
Ethiopian calendar489–490
Hebrew calendar4257–4258
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat553–554
 - Shaka Samvat418–419
 - Kali Yuga3597–3598
Holocene calendar10497
Iranian calendar125 BP – 124 BP
Islamic calendar129 BH – 128 BH
Javanese calendar383–384
Julian calendar497
Korean calendar2830
Minguo calendar1415 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−971
Seleucid era808/809 AG
Thai solar calendar1039–1040
Tibetan calendar阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
623 or 242 or −530
    — to —
(female Fire-Ox)
624 or 243 or −529

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