The 240s decade ran from January 1, 240, to December 31, 249.

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Roman EmpireEdit
PersiaEdit
IndiaEdit

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ReligionEdit

241Edit

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Roman EmpireEdit
PersiaEdit
EuropeEdit

242Edit

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Roman EmpireEdit
PersiaEdit

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ReligionEdit

243Edit

By placeEdit

Roman EmpireEdit

244Edit

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Roman EmpireEdit
ChinaEdit
KoreaEdit

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

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Roman EmpireEdit
VietnamEdit

246Edit

By placeEdit

Roman EmpireEdit
KoreaEdit

247Edit

By placeEdit

Roman EmpireEdit
JapanEdit
KoreaEdit

248Edit

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Roman EmpireEdit
KoreaEdit
  • Jungcheon becomes ruler of the Korean kingdom of Goguryeo.[4]

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ReligionEdit

249Edit

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Roman EmpireEdit
ChinaEdit

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

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BirthsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stratton, J. M. (1969). Agricultural Records. London: John Baker. ISBN 0-212-97022-4.
  2. ^ Walker, Brett L. (2015). A Concise History of Japan. Cambridge University Press. p. 18. ISBN 9781107004184.
  3. ^ "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  4. ^ "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  5. ^ Song, Geng (2004). The Fragile Scholar: Power and Masculinity in Chinese Culture. Hong Kong University Press. p. 143. ISBN 9789622096202.
  6. ^ Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: Antiquity Through Sui, 1600 B.C.E.-618 C.E. M.E. Sharpe. 1998. p. 272. ISBN 9780765641823.
  7. ^ Chen, Shou (300). Records of the Three Kingdoms (Sanguozhi ed.). China.