400s (decade)

The 400s decade ran from January 1, 400, to December 31, 409.

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  • Gwanggaeto the Great of Goguryeo (Korea) attacks Liaodong and takes the entire Liaodong Peninsula.
  • The Chinese Buddhist monk Huiyuan, who founded the Pure Land Buddhism sect and the monastery on Mount Lushan, writes the book On Why Monks Do Not Bow Down Before Kings in this year. In his book he argues that although the Buddhist clergy should remain independent and undisturbed by politics, the Buddhist laymen nonetheless make good subjects under monarchs, due to their fear of retribution of karma and desire to be reborn in paradise.

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  • The Khitan are first mentioned in Chinese chronicles. They wander along the boundaries of Kara-muren, and form part of the Donghu (Tong-hou) confederation.
  • Jeonji becomes king of the Korean kingdom of Baekje.[5]

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  • Radagaisus is forced to retreat into the hills of Fiesole. There he tries to escape, but is captured by the Romans.
 
Defeat of Radagaisus at Fiesole
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  • King Yazdegerd I of Persia maintains cordial relations with the Roman Empire. He becomes an executor of Arcadius' will and is entrusted with the care of the young Theodosius II until he comes of age.

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MedicineEdit
  • Alaric I exacts a tribute from Rome that includes 3,000 pounds of pepper. The spice is valued for alleged medicinal virtues and for disguising spoilage in meat that is past its prime.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The End of Empire (p. 76). Christopher Kelly, 2009. ISBN 978-0-393-33849-2
  2. ^ Maas, Philipp André (2004). Samādhipāda das erste Kapitel des Pātañjalayogaśāstra zum ersten Mal kritisch ediert. Aachen: Shaker. ISBN 3832249877.
  3. ^ Yanko-Hombach, Valentina; Gilbert, Allan S.; Panin, Nicolae; Dolukhanov, Pavel M. (2006). The Black Sea Flood Question: Changes in Coastline, Climate and Human Settlement. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 635. ISBN 9781402053023.
  4. ^ "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  5. ^ "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  6. ^ The End of Empire. Christopher Kelly, 2009. ISBN 978-0-393-33849-2
  7. ^ The End of Empire (p. 56). Christopher Kelly, 2009. ISBN 978-0-393-33849-2