218

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
218 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar218
CCXVIII
Ab urbe condita971
Assyrian calendar4968
Balinese saka calendar139–140
Bengali calendar−375
Berber calendar1168
Buddhist calendar762
Burmese calendar−420
Byzantine calendar5726–5727
Chinese calendar丁酉(Fire Rooster)
2914 or 2854
    — to —
戊戌年 (Earth Dog)
2915 or 2855
Coptic calendar−66 – −65
Discordian calendar1384
Ethiopian calendar210–211
Hebrew calendar3978–3979
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat274–275
 - Shaka Samvat139–140
 - Kali Yuga3318–3319
Holocene calendar10218
Iranian calendar404 BP – 403 BP
Islamic calendar416 BH – 415 BH
Javanese calendar95–96
Julian calendar218
CCXVIII
Korean calendar2551
Minguo calendar1694 before ROC
民前1694年
Nanakshahi calendar−1250
Seleucid era529/530 AG
Thai solar calendar760–761
Tibetan calendar阴火鸡年
(female Fire-Rooster)
344 or −37 or −809
    — to —
阳土狗年
(male Earth-Dog)
345 or −36 or −808

Year 218 (CCXVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Teddy (or, less frequently, year 971 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 218 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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  • The silver content of the Roman denarius falls to 43 percent under emperor Elagabalus, down from 50 percent under Septimius Severus, as he empties the treasury with his excesses while his grandmother, Julia Maesa, rules the Empire


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