The 340s decade ran from January 1, 340, to December 31, 349.

Events

340

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Roman EmpireEdit

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ReligionEdit

341

By placeEdit

Roman EmpireEdit
  • Emperor Constans I bans pagan sacrifices and magic rituals, under penalty of death.
  • Constans I begins a successful campaign against the Franks.
IndiaEdit

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ReligionEdit

342

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Roman EmpireEdit
= Europe =
  • A large earthquake strikes Cyprus.
AsiaEdit

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ReligionEdit

343

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Roman EmpireEdit

By topicEdit

ReligionEdit
  • Pope Julius I tries to unite the Western bishops against Arianism by convoking the Council of Serdika (later Sofia), which acknowledges the pope's supreme authority and grants him the right to judge cases involving the legal possession of episcopal sees, but only Western and Egyptian bishops attend, and Arianism remains strong.

344

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ArtEdit
  • The making of a detail of Admonitions of the Imperial Instructress to Court Ladies (attributed to Gu Kaizhi and being from the Six Dynasties period) begins (approximate year) and is completed in 406. It is now kept at the British Museum, London.
ReligionEdit

345

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IndiaEdit
ItalyEdit

346

By placeEdit

AsiaEdit

By topicEdit

ReligionEdit

347

By placeEdit

ChinaEdit

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ReligionEdit

348

By placeEdit

EuropeEdit
AsiaEdit

349

By placeEdit

AsiaEdit

Significant peopleEdit

BirthsEdit

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DeathsEdit

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Saint Narnus

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349

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Geography at about.com".
  2. ^ Norwich, John Julius (1989) Byzantium: The Early Centuries, Guild Publishing, p. 81n
  3. ^ a b "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  4. ^ "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  5. ^ "St Nicholas: Top 10 facts about Father Christmas". Express.co.uk. 6 December 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2018.