400s (decade)

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 4th century5th century6th century
Decades: 370s 380s 390s400s410s 420s 430s
Years: 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409
400s-related
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Events[edit]

Contents: 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409

400

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401

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Black Sea[edit]
China[edit]

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Religion[edit]


402

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Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]

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Religion[edit]


403

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Religion[edit]

404

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Asia[edit]
  • Gwanggaeto the Great of Goguryeo (Korea) attacks Liaodong and takes the entire Liaodong Peninsula.
  • The Chinese Buddhist monk Huiyuan, who founded the Pure Land Buddhism sect and the monastery on Mount Lushan, writes the book On Why Monks Do Not Bow Down Before Kings in this year. In his book he argues that although the Buddhist clergy should remain independent and undisturbed by politics, the Buddhist laymen nonetheless make good subjects under monarchs, due to their fear of retribution of karma and desire to be reborn in paradise.

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Religion[edit]


405

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Asia[edit]
  • The Khitan are first mentioned in Chinese chronicles. They wander along the boundaries of Kara-muren, and form part of the Donghu (Tong-hou) confederation.

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406

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Agriculture[edit]
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407

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China[edit]
  • Liu Bobo (Xia Wuliedi) founds the state of Xia and claims the title "Heavenly Prince" (Tian Wang).

408

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Roman Empire[edit]
Persia[edit]
  • King Yazdegerd I of Persia maintains cordial relations with the Roman Empire. He becomes an executor of Arcadius' will and is entrusted with the care of the young Theodosius II until he comes of age.

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Medicine[edit]
  • Alaric I exacts a tribute from Rome that includes 3,000 pounds of pepper. The spice is valued for alleged medicinal virtues and for disguising spoilage in meat that is past its prime.


409

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The End of Empire (p. 76). Christopher Kelly, 2009. ISBN 978-0-393-33849-2
  2. ^ Maas, Philipp André (2004). Samādhipāda das erste Kapitel des Pātañjalayogaśāstra zum ersten Mal kritisch ediert. Aachen: Shaker. ISBN 3832249877. 
  3. ^ The End of Empire. Christopher Kelly, 2009. ISBN 978-0-393-33849-2
  4. ^ The End of Empire (p. 56). Christopher Kelly, 2009. ISBN 978-0-393-33849-2