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Year of the Fire Snake丁巳(at the beginning of Fire Dragon丙辰)
Syria: 68/69 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- In the First Punic War, Hamilcar Barca conquered the fortress of Eryx westsizilische back by the Romans.
- 245/244 BC: Foundation of a Latin colony at Brundisium.
- Ptolemy III. attacks the city of Smyrna in Asia Minor, but Seleucus II remains true.
- By 244 BC: Agis IV is the successor of Eudamidas II, King of Sparta. He attempted to reform the Spartan constitution with recourse to the Lycurgan tradition. An incidence of the Achaean League after Lakedämonien makes the urgency of the task significantly to improve the defense capabilities of Sparta.
- Origin of Buddhist Sarvastivada school
- Year ( 3rd century BC)
- 244 BC