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222 BC facts for kids

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 4th century BC3rd century BC2nd century BC
Decades: 250s BC  240s BC  230s BC  – 220s BC –  210s BC  200s BC  190s BC
Years: 225 BC 224 BC 223 BC222 BC – 221 BC 220 BC 219 BC


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  • Cleomenes III is defeated and the Spartan army annihilated by the Achaean League and the Macedonians in the Battle of Sellasia.
  • Ptolemy IV succeeds his father Ptolemy III as king of Egypt.


  • Marcus Claudius Marcellus leads the Romans to victory in the Battle of Clastidium, conquering the area later known as Cisalpine Gaul.
  • The Romans capture Milan.


  • State of Qin conquers the state of Yan and defeats the last defensive forces of the state of Zhao in China .


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