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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 4th century BC3rd century BC2nd century BC
Decades: 320s BC  310s BC  300s BC  – 290s BC –  280s BC  270s BC  260s BC
Years: 300 BC 299 BC 298 BC297 BC – 296 BC 295 BC 294 BC
297 BC by topic
Politics
State leaders – Sovereign states
Birth and death categories
Births – Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments – Disestablishments
297 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 297 BC
CCXCVI BC
Ab urbe condita 457
Ancient Egypt era XXXIII dynasty, 27
- Pharaoh Ptolemy I Soter, 27
Ancient Greek era 120th Olympiad, year 4
Assyrian calendar 4454
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −889
Berber calendar 654
Buddhist calendar 248
Burmese calendar −934
Byzantine calendar 5212–5213
Chinese calendar 癸亥年 (Water Pig)
2400 or 2340
    — to —
甲子年 (Wood Rat)
2401 or 2341
Coptic calendar −580 – −579
Discordian calendar 870
Ethiopian calendar −304 – −303
Hebrew calendar 3464–3465
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −240 – −239
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2804–2805
Holocene calendar 9704
Iranian calendar 918 BP – 917 BP
Islamic calendar 946 BH – 945 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 2037
Minguo calendar 2208 before ROC
民前2208年
Nanakshahi calendar −1764
Seleucid era 15/16 AG
Thai solar calendar 246–247
Tibetan calendar 阴水猪年
(female Water-Pig)
−170 or −551 or −1323
    — to —
阳木鼠年
(male Wood-Rat)
−169 or −550 or −1322

Year 297 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

Events

By place

Roman Republic

  • Fabius Maximus Rullianus becomes consul for the fourth time. He defeats the Samnites in a battle near Tifernum.

Greece

  • After Cassander's death from illness, Philip IV, Cassander's eldest son, becomes King of Macedon. Soon after this he suffers from a wasting disease and dies. Antipater, the next son, rules jointly with his brother Alexander V.
  • Demetrius Poliorcetes returns to Greece to become master of Macedonia. While Demetrius is in Greece, Lysimachus seizes his possessions in Asia Minor.
  • Ptolemy decides to support Pyrrhus of Epirus and restores him to his kingdom. At first Pyrrhus reigns with a kinsman, Neoptolemus II of Epirus. But he has him assassinated.

India

Deaths

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