246 BC

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Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC

Decades: 290s BC 280s BC 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC - 240s BC - 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC

Years: 251 BC 250 BC 249 BC 248 BC 247 BC - 246 BC - 245 BC 244 BC 243 BC 242 BC 241 BC


Events

  • In Rome, the number of praetors is increased from one to two
  • An irrigation canal approximately one hundred miles long was built across the current-day province of Shenxi in China, greatly adding to the agricultural productivity of the area and to the military potency of the Qin dynasty.
  • Seleucus II Callinicus becomes King of the Seleucid dynasty.
  • Ptolemy III becomes King of Egypt.

Births

Deaths

de:246 v. Chr. es:246 adC eo:-246 fr:-246 it:246 AC hr:246 p.n.e. lb:-246 nl:246 v. Chr. pl:246 p.n.e. pt:246 a.C. sl:246 pr. n. št. sr:246. пне. fi:246 eaa sv:246 f.Kr. uk:246 до Р.Х. zh:前246年

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