Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century2nd century3rd century
Decades: 170s  180s  190s  – 200s –  210s  220s  230s
Years: 197 198 199 – 200 – 201 202 203
East-Hem 200ad
The eastern hemisphere in 200

Year 200 (CC) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

World

Roman Empire

India

Asia

  • Chinese warlord Cao Cao defeats Yuan Shao in the Battle of Guandu.
  • In Japan, Himiko, whose capital is in Yamatai, extends her authority over a number of clans.
  • Empress Jingu sends a Japanese fleet to invade Korea. The Koreans surrender at the sight of the huge multi-oared ships and offer tribute.

America

  • The Classic Age of Maya civilization begins (around this year).
  • The Paracas culture in the Andes comes to an end (around this year).

By topic

Art

  • Septimius Severus, Julia Domna and their children, Publius Septimius Geta and Caracalla, from Fayum, Egypt, is made. It is now kept at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Antikensammlung.

Religion

  • Jewish Eretz Yisraeli scholar Judah ha-Nasi puts together tracts of the Mishnah. This begins the making of Talmudic law.
  • Clement of Alexandria says to not use musical instruments to support human voices in Christian music.
  • Brahmanism changes into Hinduism (approximate date).

Births

Deaths

  • Chunyu Qiong (executed by Yuan Shao)
  • Dong Cheng (executed by Cao Cao)
  • Gan Ji, Taoist priest
  • Han Juzi, general under Yuan Shao
  • Ji Ping (executed by Cao Cao)
  • Ju Shou (officer of Yuan Shao)
  • Lü Weihuang
  • Mi Heng, renowned scholar and friend of Kong Rong (executed by Huang Zu) (b. 173)
  • Sui Yuanjin
  • Sun Ce, 25, elder brother of the founder of Wu Kingdom, Sun Quan (b. 175)
  • Tian Feng (executed by Yuan Shao)
  • Wen Chou, general under Yuan Shao
  • Xu Gong
  • Yan Liang, general under Yuan Shao
  • Zheng Xuan (b. 127)

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