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Heads of State

Year of the Earth Dog戊戌( at the beginning of the year Fire Rooster丁酉)

Syria: 529/530 ( year in October )

Events

  • Spring: The last war between the Roman Empire and Parthia comes to an end, Emperor Macrinus bought with high tribute a peace treaty of Artabanus IV
  • MAY 16: Elagabalus (actually: Varius Avitus Bassianus ) is proclaimed Roman Emperor.
  • June 8: Elagabalus proposes Macrinus in a battle of Antioch on the Orontes.
  • June / July: Macrinus and his son Diadumenianus be executed.

Born

Died

  • June / July: Macrinus, Roman emperor (* 164)
  • June / July: Diadumenianus, Roman young politician (* 208)
  • By 218: Gaius Iulius Asper, Roman politician
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