298 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries:
Decades:
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298 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar298 BC
CCXCVII BC
Ab urbe condita456
Ancient Egypt eraXXXIII dynasty, 26
- PharaohPtolemy I Soter, 26
Ancient Greek era120th Olympiad, year 3
Assyrian calendar4453
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−890
Berber calendar653
Buddhist calendar247
Burmese calendar−935
Byzantine calendar5211–5212
Chinese calendar壬戌(Water Dog)
2399 or 2339
    — to —
癸亥年 (Water Pig)
2400 or 2340
Coptic calendar−581 – −580
Discordian calendar869
Ethiopian calendar−305 – −304
Hebrew calendar3463–3464
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat−241 – −240
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga2803–2804
Holocene calendar9703
Iranian calendar919 BP – 918 BP
Islamic calendar947 BH – 946 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarN/A
Korean calendar2036
Minguo calendar2209 before ROC
民前2209年
Nanakshahi calendar−1765
Seleucid era14/15 AG
Thai solar calendar245–246
Tibetan calendar阳水狗年
(male Water-Dog)
−171 or −552 or −1324
    — to —
阴水猪年
(female Water-Pig)
−170 or −551 or −1323
The Roman republic in 298 BC (dark and light red and pink).

Year 298 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Barbatus and Centumalus (or, less frequently, year 456 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 298 BC 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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Egypt[edit]

  • Ptolemy gives his stepdaughter Theoxena in marriage to Agathocles, the tyrant of Syracuse (in south-eastern Sicily).
  • Ptolemy finally brings the rebellious region of Cyrene under his control. He places the region under the rule of his stepson Magas.

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