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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 5th century BC4th century BC3rd century BC
Decades: 380s BC  370s BC  360s BC  – 350s BC –  340s BC  330s BC  320s BC
Years: 353 BC 352 BC 351 BC350 BC – 349 BC 348 BC 347 BC
350 BC by topic
Politics
State leaders – Sovereign states
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Births – Deaths
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Establishments – Disestablishments
350 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 350 BC
CCCXLIX BC
Ab urbe condita 404
Ancient Egypt era XXX dynasty, 31
- Pharaoh Nectanebo II, 11
Ancient Greek era 107th Olympiad, year 3
Assyrian calendar 4401
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −942
Berber calendar 601
Buddhist calendar 195
Burmese calendar −987
Byzantine calendar 5159–5160
Chinese calendar 庚午年 (Metal Horse)
2347 or 2287
    — to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
2348 or 2288
Coptic calendar −633 – −632
Discordian calendar 817
Ethiopian calendar −357 – −356
Hebrew calendar 3411–3412
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −293 – −292
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2751–2752
Holocene calendar 9651
Iranian calendar 971 BP – 970 BP
Islamic calendar 1001 BH – 1000 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1984
Minguo calendar 2261 before ROC
民前2261年
Nanakshahi calendar −1817
Thai solar calendar 193–194
Tibetan calendar 阳金马年
(male Iron-Horse)
−223 or −604 or −1376
    — to —
阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
−222 or −603 or −1375

Year 350 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

Events

By place

Persian Empire

  • Sidon, the centre of the revolt against Persia, asks for help from its sister city of Tyre and from Egypt but gets very little.
  • Idrieus, the second son of Hecatomnus, succeeds to the throne of Caria on the death of Artemisia II, the widow of his elder brother Mausolus. Shortly after he becomes ruler, at the request of the Persian king, Artaxerxes III, Idrieus equips a fleet of 40 triremes and an army of 8,000 mercenary troops and despatches them against Cyprus, under the command of the Athenian general Phocion.

Greece

Roman Republic

  • The Gauls, once more threatening Rome, are beaten by an army of Rome and its allies.

America

By topic

Science

  • Aristotle argues for a spherical Earth using lunar eclipses and other observations. Also he discusses logical reasoning in Organon.
  • Plato proposes a geocentric model of the universe with the stars rotating on a fixed celestial sphere.

Art

  • Praxiteles makes the Aphrodite of Knidos (approximate date). A composite of two similar Roman copies after the original marble is now kept at Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio Clementino, Gabinetto delle Maschere in Rome.
  • The building of the Mausoleum in Halikarnassos (modern Bodrum in Turkey) is completed (approximate date). It is the grave of the Persian satrap and Carian ruler Mausolos and is built under the direction of his wife Artemisia. The mausoleum, which is said to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, is today partly kept at the British Museum in London.
  • The Corinthian capital is made in the tholos at Epidaurus. It is now kept at the Archaeological Museum in Epidaurus, Greece (approximate date).

Births

Deaths

  • Artemisia, Queen of Caria and sister and wife of King Mausolus of Caria
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