514 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
514 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 514 BC
DXIII BC
Ab urbe condita 240
Ancient Egypt era XXVII dynasty, 12
- Pharaoh Darius I of Persia, 8
Ancient Greek era 66th Olympiad, year 3
Assyrian calendar 4237
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −1106
Berber calendar 437
Buddhist calendar 31
Burmese calendar −1151
Byzantine calendar 4995–4996
Chinese calendar 丙戌(Fire Dog)
2183 or 2123
    — to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
2184 or 2124
Coptic calendar −797 – −796
Discordian calendar 653
Ethiopian calendar −521 – −520
Hebrew calendar 3247–3248
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −457 – −456
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2587–2588
Holocene calendar 9487
Iranian calendar 1135 BP – 1134 BP
Islamic calendar 1170 BH – 1169 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1820
Minguo calendar 2425 before ROC
民前2425年
Nanakshahi calendar −1981
Thai solar calendar 29–30
Tibetan calendar 阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
−387 or −768 or −1540
    — to —
阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
−386 or −767 or −1539

The year 514 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 240 Ab urbe condita . The denomination 514 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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Asia[edit]

  • Suzhou City in China was founded by Wu Zixu
  • King Helu of Wu ascends to the throne of Wu in Zhou Dynasty China. He establishes Suzhou as his capital.
  • Darius I leads his Persian army across the Bosphorus and campaigns unsuccessfully against the Scythians on the Danube.

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