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320s

The 320s decade ran from January 1, 320, to December 31, 329.

Events

320

By place

Roman Empire
Asia

By topic

Art
Culture and Religion
Science

321

By topic

Roman Empire
  • Emperor Constantine I expels the Goths from the Danube frontier and repairs Trajan's Bridge. He leads an expedition into the old province Dacia (modern Romania) and makes peace with the barbarians.
  • March 7 - Constantine I signs legislation directing urban residents to refrain from work, and businesses to be closed, on the "venerable day of the Sun". An exception is made for agriculture.
Asia

By topic

Arts and sciences
Food and drink
  • Constantine I assigns convicts to grind Rome's flour, in a move to hold back the rising price of food in an empire whose population has shrunk as a result of plague (see 309 AD).
Religion

322

By topic

Technology

323

By place

Roman Empire
China

324

By place

Roman Empire

325

By place

Roman Empire
China

By topic

Art
Religion

326

By place

Roman Empire
  • Emperor Constantine the Great travels to Rome to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his accession to power, but while en route at Pola he orders his older son, Crispus Caesar, to be executed, possibly on charges of adultery. Fausta, second wife of Constantine I, is also executed by being suffocated in a hot bath.
  • Constantine I founds Constantinople and incorporates Byzantium into the new capital. He reorganises the Roman army in smaller units classified into three grades: palatini, (imperial escort armies); comitatenses, (forces based in frontier provinces) and limitanei (auxilia border troops).
  • Constantine I promulgates laws against the prostitution of maidservants, and for the humanization of prisons.

By topic

Art
Religion

327

By place

Roman Empire

By topic

Religion

328

By place

Roman Empire

By topic

Religion

329

By place

China

By topic

Religion
  • Roman restrictions on joining the clergy are initiated.

Significant people

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Deaths

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Saint Awtel

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References


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