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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 2nd century3rd century4th century
Decades: 230s  240s  250s  – 260s –  270s  280s  290s
Years: 263 264 265 – 266 – 267 268 269
Lucius Septimius Odaenathus
King Odaenathus (totius Orientis imperator)

Year 266 (CCLXVI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Roman Empire

  • King Odaenathus of Palmyra invades Persia. He takes the capital Ctesiphon. He gives himself with the title "king of kings".

Ireland

  • The rule of High King Cormac mac Airt ends (approximate date).

Births

  • Wang Dun, general of the Jin Dynasty (d. 324)

Deaths

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