|Centuries:||2nd century - 3rd century - 4th century|
|Decades:|| 180s 190s 200s - 210s - 220s 230s 240s
|Years:||214 215 216 - 217 - 218 219 220|
|Gregorian calendar||217 |
|Ab urbe condita||970|
|Bahá'í calendar||-1627 – -1626|
|Coptic calendar||-67 – -66|
|Ethiopian calendar||209 – 210|
|Hebrew calendar||3977 – 3978|
|- Vikram Samvat||272 – 273|
|- Shaka Samvat||139 – 140|
|- Kali Yuga||3318 – 3319|
|Iranian calendar||405 BP – 404 BP|
|Islamic calendar||417 BH – 416 BH|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 877|
|Thai solar calendar||760|
Events[edit | edit source]
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Roman Empire[edit | edit source]
- April 8 — Caracalla is assassinated (and succeeded) by his Praetorian Guard prefect, Marcus Opellius Macrinus. Macrinus, of Mauritania, becomes the first equestrian Roman Emperor.
- Rome retains Mesopotamia under a treaty with Parthia.
- Empress Julia, wife of Septimus Severus and mother of Caracalla and Geta, dies.
- Fire in the Amphitheater in Rome.
By Topic[edit | edit source]
Religion[edit | edit source]
- December 20 — The papacy of Pope Zephyrinus ends.
- Pope Callixtus I succeeds Pope Zephyrinus as the sixteenth pope.
- Hippolytus questions the election of the Pope Calixtus and begins his "pontificate" as antipope.
- Ciriacus succeeds Philadelphus as Patriarch of Constantinople.
Births[edit | edit source]
- Fu Xuan, Chinese poet
- Hua He, minister under the Kingdom of Wu
- Jia Chong
- Empress Dowager Wang Yuanji
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- April 8 — Caracalla, Roman Emperor (assassinated)
- December 20 — Pope Zephyrinus
- Chen Lin, minister of Han Dynasty
- Lu Su, advisor to Sun Quan, sympathetic to Liu Bei
- Wang Can, Chinese poet, scholar, and statesman of Cao Wei
- Sima Lang, official of Han Dynasty
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