Calendar overview 214
|Caracalla introduced the Antoninian as a new coin around 214 .|
|214 in other calendars|
|Buddhist calendar||757/758 (southern Buddhism); 756/757 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||48th (49th) cycle , year of the wood-horse甲午 ( at the beginning of the year water-snake 癸巳)|
|Greek calendar||1./2. Year of the 248th Olympiad|
|Jewish calendar||3974/75 (September 21/22)|
|Roman calendar||from urbe condita CMLXVII (967)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 524/525 (New Year April); Syria: 525/526 (New Year October)|
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||270/271 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
Empire of China
- The Chinese warlord Liu Bei defeats Liu Zhang and conquers the land of Shu .
- The Chinese warlord Sun Quan was able to establish himself on the north bank of the Yangtze in summer thanks to the successes of his generals Lü Meng and Gan Ning . He conquered the city of Huan from his rival Cao Cao .
- After the arrest and execution of Fu Shou by Chancellor Cao Cao, his daughter Cao Jie becomes the second wife of the puppet emperor Han Xiandi and the last empress of the Han dynasty in the Chinese Empire .
- Towards the end of the year, Emperor Caracalla introduced a new coin unit in the Roman Empire , the (later named) Antoninianus . The Antoninian has a nominal value of two denarii and at the beginning of the minting a weight of about 5.5 grams. Calculated according to the fineness of silver, however, it is only 1½ denier from the start, a value that will decrease over the years.
- In an inventory of the imperial palace in Rome, 17 tons of opium are counted.
- September 9 : Aurelian , Roman Emperor († 275 )
- Yang Huiyu , Chinese mother empress († 278 )
- around 214: Claudius Gothicus , Roman emperor († 270 )
- 214 or 215 : Huangfu Mi , Chinese scholar, man of letters and medical writer († 282 )