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Battle gaugamela decisive
The Battle of Gaugamela
Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 5th century BC4th century BC3rd century BC
Decades: 360s BC  350s BC  340s BC  – 330s BC –  320s BC  310s BC  300s BC
Years: 334 BC 333 BC 332 BC331 BC – 330 BC 329 BC 328 BC
331 BC by topic
State leaders – Sovereign states
Birth and death categories
Births – Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments – Disestablishments
331 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 331 BC
Ab urbe condita 423
Ancient Egypt era XXXII dynasty, 2
- Pharaoh Alexander the Great, 2
Ancient Greek era 112th Olympiad, year 2
Assyrian calendar 4420
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −923
Berber calendar 620
Buddhist calendar 214
Burmese calendar −968
Byzantine calendar 5178–5179
Chinese calendar 己丑年 (Earth Ox)
2366 or 2306
    — to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
2367 or 2307
Coptic calendar −614 – −613
Discordian calendar 836
Ethiopian calendar −338 – −337
Hebrew calendar 3430–3431
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −274 – −273
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2770–2771
Holocene calendar 9670
Iranian calendar 952 BP – 951 BP
Islamic calendar 981 BH – 980 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 2003
Minguo calendar 2242 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1798
Thai solar calendar 212–213
Tibetan calendar 阴土牛年
(female Earth-Ox)
−204 or −585 or −1357
    — to —
(male Iron-Tiger)
−203 or −584 or −1356

Year 331 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.


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  • Agis III of Sparta leads some of the Greek cities in a revolt. He holds Crete against Macedonian forces. In the Peloponnesus he routes a force under the Macedonian general Coragus. Athens stays neutral, but he is joined by Elis, Achaea (except Pellene) and Arcadia, with the exception of Megalopolis.


  • Alexander of Epirus takes Heraclea from the Lucanians, and Terina and Sipontum from the Bruttii.
  • Tarentum turn against Alexander of Epirus when they realize that he wants to make a kingdom of his own in southern Italy. Alexander is defeated and killed in the Battle of Pandosia on the banks of the Acheron.

Roman Republic

  • The Gallic tribe of the Senones and the Romans enter a period of friendly relations which lasts the rest of the century.


  • Alexander I of Epirus, Aeacid dynasty king of Epirus (b. c. 370 BC)
  • Vahe, legendary king of Armenia and last of the Hyke dynasty

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