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|Centuries:||2nd century – 3rd century – 4th century|
|Decades:||240s 250s 260s – 270s – 280s 290s 300s|
|Years:||267 268 269 – 270 – 271 272 273|
Events[change | change source]
By place[change | change source]
Roman Empire[change | change source]
- Emperor Claudius II Gothicus dies. He is succeeded by his brother Quintillus.
- Quintillus commits suicide. He is succeeded by Lucius Domitius Aurelianus.
- Aurelianus pushes the Goths back across the Danube and recovers Roman land.
- The Romans leave Utrecht because the Germanic tribes keep fighting.
- Crisis of the Third Century: An economic crisis starts in the Roman empire.
By topic[change | change source]
Technology[change | change source]
Births[change | change source]
- November 20 – Maximinus II, Roman Emperor
- Nicholas of Myra (Santa Claus) (d. 343)
- Rabbah bar Nahmani, Babylonian 'amora
- Saint Spyridon, bishop of Trimythous (d. 348)
Deaths[change | change source]
- St. Valentine (executed by Claudius II) (Possible year)
- Claudius II, Roman Emperor (b. 213)
- Quintillus, Roman emperor
- Plotinus, father of Neo-Platonism (b. c. 205) (approximate date)
- Jingu of Japan, possibly legendary empress of Japan
- Luo Xian, general of the Kingdom of Shu
- Qiao Zhou, minister of the Kingdom of Shu (b. 201)