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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 3rd century4th century5th century
Decades: 320s  330s  340s  – 350s –  360s  370s  380s
Years: 347 348 349350 – 351 352 353
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Magnus Magnentius

Year 350 (CCCL) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Roman Empire

  • January 18 – Emperor Constans I is very unliked. Magnus Magnentius is made emperor at Autun (Gaul).
  • January – Constans I runs away to Spain. He is killed. Magnentius rules the Western Roman Empire. He is nicer to Christians and Pagans.
  • March 1 – Vetranio is asked by Constantina to make himself Caesar. Constantius accepts the new emperor.
  • June 3 – Iulius Nepotianus, Roman usurper, calls himself "emperor". He enters Rome with a group of gladiators.
  • June 30 – Nepotianus is defeated and killed by Marcellinus.
  • December 25 – Vetranio meets Constantius II at Naissus (Serbia). He is forced to give up his title.

Asia

  • About this time the Huns begin to invade the Sassanid Empire.
  • The city of Anbar (Iraq) is founded by king Shapur II.
  • The Wei-Jie war breaks out in North China.

By topic

Art

  • The church of Santa Constanza in Rome is finished.

Births

  • Honoratus, archbishop of Arles (approximate date)
  • Hypatia of Alexandria, female Neoplatonist philosopher (approximate date)
  • Murong Wei, emperor of the Xianbei state Former Yan (d. 385)
  • Plutarch of Athens, Greek philosopher (approximate date)
  • Theodore of Mopsuestia, bishop and theologian (approximate date)
  • Zhang Xuanjing, ruler of the Chinese state Former Liang (d. 363)

Deaths

  • Constans I, Roman Emperor
  • Eutropia, mother of Nepotianus
  • June 30 – Nepotianus, Roman usurper
  • Shi Jian, emperor of the Jie state Later Zhao

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