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240s

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 2nd century3rd century4th century
Decades: 210s 220s 230s240s250s 260s 270s
Years: 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

This is a list of events occurring in the 240s, ordered by year.

240

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

By topic

Religion

241

By place

Roman Empire

Persia

Europe

242

By place

Roman Empire

Persia

By topic

Religion

243

By place

Roman Empire


244

By place

Roman Empire

Osroene

  • The kingdom Osroene is included into the Roman Empire.

Asia

By topic

Arts and sciences

Commerce

  • The silver content of the Roman denarius falls to 0.5 percent under emperor Philippus I, down from 28 percent under Gordian III.

245

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

246

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

247

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

248

By place

Roman Empire

By topic

Religion

249

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

By topic

Religion

  • In Alexandria, the populace pillages the homes of Christians.


Significant people

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Stratton, J.M. (1969). Agricultural Records. John Baker.  
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