515 (DXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar.
|Centuries:||5th century – 6th century – 7th century|
|Decades:||480s 490s 500s – 510s – 520s 530s 540s|
|Years:||512 513 514 – 515 – 516 517 518|
- The Revolt of Vitalian is put down by forces loyal to Byzantine emperor Anastasius I
- Gao Zhao
- Xuan Wu Di, ruler of the Chinese Northern Wei Dynasty
- Euphemius, deposed Patriarch of Constantinople