The 220s decade ran from January 1, 220, to December 31, 229.

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  • The Wei dynasty will give official recognition to Taoism as its religious sect, and the sect's celestial masters will reciprocate by giving spiritual approbation to the Wei as successors to the Han. By the end of the century most powerful families in northern China will subscribe to Daoist principles.

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  • The silver content of the Roman denarius falls to 35 percent under emperor Alexander Severus, down from 43 percent under Elagabalus.[citation needed]
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  • October 14Pope Callixtus I is killed by a mob in Rome's Trastevere after a 5-year reign in which he has stabilized the Saturday fast three times per year, with no food, oil, or wine to be consumed on those days. Callixtus is succeeded by Cardinal Urban I.

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  • The first Christian paintings appear in Rome, decorating the Catacombs.

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  • A merchant from the Roman Empire, called "Qin Lun" by the Chinese, arrives in Jiaozhi (modern Hanoi), and is taken to see King Sun Quan of Eastern Wu, who requests him to make a report on his native country and people. He is given an escort for the return trip, including a present of ten male and ten female "blackish-coloured dwarfs." However, the officer in charge of the Chinese escort dies, and Qin Lun has to continue his journey home alone.[2]

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  • Wei Guan, Chinese official of the Cao Wei state and the Western Jin dynasty (d. 291)

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DeathsEdit

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  • March 15Cao Cao, Chinese warlord of the Eastern Han dynasty (b. 155)
  • June 13Xiahou Dun, Chinese general serving under the Eastern Han dynasty warlord Cao Cao
  • DecemberCheng Yu, Chinese official serving under the Eastern Han dynasty warlord Cao Cao (b. 141)
  • Fa Zheng, Chinese official serving under the Eastern Han dynasty warlord Liu Bei (b. 176)[4]
  • Guan Yu, Chinese general serving under the Eastern Han dynasty warlord Liu Bei
  • Huang Zhong, Chinese general serving under the Eastern Han dynasty warlord Liu Bei
  • Lü Meng, Chinese general serving under the Eastern Han dynasty warlord Sun Quan (b. 178)
  • Bassilla, Roman actress, dancer and singer (aproximate year)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stratton, J.M. (1969). Agricultural Records. John Baker. ISBN 0-212-97022-4.
  2. ^ An annotated translation of the Weilue
  3. ^ "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  4. ^ Lühmann, Werner (2003). Konfuzius: aufgeklärter Philosoph oder reaktionärer Moralapostel? : der Bruch in der Konfuzius-Rezeption der deutschen Philosophie des ausgehenden 18. und beginnenden 19. Jahrhunderts. Harrassowitz. p. 68. ISBN 978-3-447-04753-1.
  5. ^ Crespigny, Rafe de (2010). Imperial Warlord: A Biography of Cao Cao 155-220 AD. BRILL. p. 459. ISBN 9789004188303.