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|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||4th century BC – 3rd century BC – 2nd century BC|
|Decades:||250s BC 240s BC 230s BC – 220s BC – 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC|
|Years:||225 BC 224 BC 223 BC – 222 BC – 221 BC 220 BC 219 BC|
Events[change | change source]
By place[change | change source]
Greece[change | change source]
- Cleomenes III is defeated and the Spartan army annihilated by the Achaean League and the Macedonians in the Battle of Sellasia.
- Ptolemy IV succeeds his father Ptolemy III as king of Egypt.
Rome[change | change source]
- Marcus Claudius Marcellus leads the Romans to victory in the Battle of Clastidium, conquering the area later known as Cisalpine Gaul.
- The Romans capture Milan.
Asia[change | change source]
- State of Qin conquers the state of Yan and defeats the last defensive forces of the state of Zhao in China .