341 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
341 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 341 BC
Ab urbe condita 413
Ancient Egypt era XXXI dynasty, 3
- Pharaoh Artaxerxes III of Persia, 3
Ancient Greek era 109th Olympiad, year 4
Assyrian calendar 4410
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −933
Berber calendar 610
Buddhist calendar 204
Burmese calendar −978
Byzantine calendar 5168–5169
Chinese calendar 己卯(Earth Rabbit)
2356 or 2296
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
2357 or 2297
Coptic calendar −624 – −623
Discordian calendar 826
Ethiopian calendar −348 – −347
Hebrew calendar 3420–3421
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −284 – −283
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2760–2761
Holocene calendar 9660
Iranian calendar 962 BP – 961 BP
Islamic calendar 992 BH – 991 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1993
Minguo calendar 2252 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1808
Thai solar calendar 202–203
Tibetan calendar 阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
−214 or −595 or −1367
    — to —
(male Iron-Dragon)
−213 or −594 or −1366

Year 341 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Venno and Privernas (or, less frequently, year 413 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 341 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.


By place[edit]



  • Demosthenes delivers his Third Philippic. In it, he demands resolute action against Philip II. Demosthenes now dominates Athenian politics and is able to considerably weaken the pro-Macedonian faction led by Aeschines. As a result, Demosthenes becomes controller of the Athenian navy.
  • A grand alliance is organised by Demosthenes against Philip II, which includes Byzantium and former enemies of Athens, such as Thebes. These developments worry Philip and increase his anger towards Demosthenes. The Athenian Assembly, however, lays aside Philip's grievances against Demosthenes' conduct and denounce the Peace of Philocrates which has been signed by both sides in 346 BC, an action equivalent to an official declaration of war by Athens against Macedonia.

Roman Republic[edit]

  • The First Samnite War ends with Rome triumphant and the Samnites willing to make peace. The war is ended with a hasty peace agreement, owing to a revolt by Rome's Latin allies, who resent their dependence on the dominant city. Despite its brevity, the First Samnite War results in the major acquisition by Rome of the rich land of Campania with its capital of Capua.