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Heads of State
Year of the Metal Rat庚子(at the beginning of Earth Pig己亥)
Era of Diocletian: 116/117 ( year November )
Syria: 711/712 ( year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- Richu is 17th emperor of Japan ( 400-405 ).
- The first Council of Toledo takes place.
- First church books prohibition; it speaks of the prohibition to read Origen's writings or to possess (see: Edict contra Origenem ).
- 400: Invention of the book cover.
- 400: Construction of Cologne St. Ursula 's Basilica.
- 400: The Indian poet Kalidasa wrote the drama Shakuntala.
- 400: In India, the number zero is used for the first time.
Nature and Environment
- 400: The climate optimum of the Roman period is detached from pessimum the migration period, which lasts until about 750 AD.
Historic maps and views
- Benjamin of Persia, Christian Martyr († 424)
- 400: Aspar, East Roman army master alanischer ancestry ( † 471 )
- 400: Athenaïs, wife of Emperor Theodosius II († 460)
- 400: Romanus of Condat, hermit and saint († 463/464 )
- 400: Salvian of Marseille, historian († 480 )
- Gainas, Roman general Gothic descent
- 400: Onophrios the Great, Saint (c. 320)
- 400: Castor of carding, missionary in the Mosel area, Holy
- 400: Theodor Sion, Bishop