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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 2nd century3rd century4th century
Decades: 230s  240s  250s  – 260s –  270s  280s  290s
Years: 257 258 259260261 262 263
260 by topic
Politics
State leaders – Sovereign states
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishment and disestablishment categories
Establishments – Disestablishments
260 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 260
CCLX
Ab urbe condita 1013
Armenian calendar N/A
Bahá'í calendar -1584 – -1583
Bengali calendar -333
Berber calendar 1210
Buddhist calendar 804
Burmese calendar -378
Byzantine calendar 5768 – 5769
Chinese calendar 己卯年十二月初一日
(2896/2956-12-1)
— to —
庚辰年十一月十二日
(2897/2957-11-12)
Coptic calendar -24 – -23
Ethiopian calendar 252 – 253
Hebrew calendar 4020 – 4021
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 315 – 316
 - Shaka Samvat 182 – 183
 - Kali Yuga 3361 – 3362
Holocene calendar 10260
Iranian calendar 362 BP – 361 BP
Islamic calendar 373 BH – 372 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2593
Thai solar calendar 803

Events

By place

Roman Empire

  • Gallienus becomes Emperor.
  • Gallienus defends what remains of the empire against barbarians and usurpers. He reorganizes the army and reforms the administration.
  • Gallienus reinforces the military and establishes a new mobile force supported by the cavalry, which becomes the pivot of the Roman army. The army's headquarters are established in Milan.
  • The Roman fort of Wiesbaden (Germany) is captured by the Alamanni (possibly 259).
  • Franks take control over the Scheldt estuary (approximate date).

Asia

By topic

Arts and sciences

  • Earliest known date of chess.

Religion

Births

Deaths


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