240s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 2nd century3rd century4th century
Decades: 210s 220s 230s240s250s 260s 270s
Years: 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
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This is a list of events occurring in the 240s, ordered by year.

240[edit]

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Asia[edit]

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Religion[edit]

241[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]

Persia[edit]

Europe[edit]

242[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]

Persia[edit]

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Religion[edit]

243[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]


244[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]

Osroene[edit]

  • Downfall of the kingdom Osroene conquered by the Roman Empire.

Asia[edit]

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Arts and sciences[edit]

Commerce[edit]

  • The silver content of the Roman denarius falls to 0.5 percent under emperor Philippus I, down from 28 percent under Gordian III.

245[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]

Asia[edit]

246[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]

Asia[edit]

247[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]

Asia[edit]

248[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]

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Religion[edit]

249[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]

Asia[edit]

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Religion[edit]

  • In Alexandria, the populace pillages the homes of Christians.


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stratton, J.M. (1969). Agricultural Records. John Baker. ISBN 0-212-97022-4.