|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||5th century BC – 4th century BC – 3rd century BC|
|Decades:||340s BC 330s BC 320s BC – 310s BC – 300s BC 290s BC 280s BC|
|Years:||313 BC 312 BC 311 BC – 310 BC – 309 BC 308 BC 307 BC|
|310 BC by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
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|Births – Deaths|
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|Establishments – Disestablishments|
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Year 310 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.
Events[change | change source]
By place[change | change source]
Seleucid Empire[change | change source]
- Antigonus tells Nicanor, one of his generals, to attack Babylonia from the east and his son Demetrius Poliorcetes to attack it from the west. Nicanor gets a large force but it is surprised and defeated by Seleucus at the river Tigris. Similarly, Demetrius Poliorcetes does not succeed.
Asia Minor[change | change source]
- Ptolemy attacks Cilicia.
- The cities of Antigonia Troas (later known as Alexandria Troas) and Antigoneia (later known as Nicaea) are formed by Antigonus I Monophthalmus.
Sicily[change | change source]
- The tyrant of Syracuse Agathocles escapes from the siege of the city by the Carthaginians. He takes the war back to their land.
Roman Republic[change | change source]
- Rome has more trouble from the Etruscans. They are persuaded by the Samnites to stop their alliance with the Romans. In the Battle of Lake Vadimo, the Romans under Fabius Maximus Rullianus defeat the Etruscans.
Illyria[change | change source]
Births[change | change source]
- for more information, see Category:310 BC births.
- Aristarchus of Samos, Greek astronomer and mathematician (approximate date) (d. c. 230 BC)
- Xun Zi, Chinese philosopher (approximate date)