|Centuries:||2nd century - 3rd century - 4th century|
|Decades:|| 220s 230s 240s - 250s - 260s 270s 280s
|Years:||256 257 258 - 259 - 260 261 262|
|Gregorian calendar||259 |
|Ab urbe condita||1012|
|Bahá'í calendar||-1585 – -1584|
|Coptic calendar||-25 – -24|
|Ethiopian calendar||251 – 252|
|Hebrew calendar||4019 – 4020|
|- Vikram Samvat||314 – 315|
|- Shaka Samvat||181 – 182|
|- Kali Yuga||3360 – 3361|
|Iranian calendar||363 BP – 362 BP|
|Islamic calendar||374 BH – 373 BH|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 919|
|Thai solar calendar||802|
Events[edit | edit source]
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Roman Empire[edit | edit source]
- Valerian, captured by King Shapur I of Persia, dies in captivity.
- Postumus revolts against Gallienus in Gaul. The western provinces of Britain and Spain join his independent realm—which is called in modern times the Gallic Empire.
- The Roman fort of Wiesbaden (Germany) is captured by the Alamanni (possibly 260).
- The Franks, who invaded the Roman Empire near Cologne in 257, reach Tarraco in Hispania.
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Religion[edit | edit source]
- Pope Dionysius is elected as the 25th pope.
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