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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 5th century BC4th century BC3rd century BC
Decades: 400s BC  390s BC  380s BC  – 370s BC –  360s BC  350s BC  340s BC
Years: 373 BC 372 BC 371 BC370 BC – 369 BC 368 BC 367 BC

Year 370 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

Events

By place

Greece

  • The Spartans under King Agesilaus II invade Arcadia. After asking the Athenians for help, Arcadia turns to the Thebans. Epaminondas of Thebes comes with an army, finds the Spartan have left and follows them.
  • With the support of Thebes, the Arcadian capital city of Megalopolis is completed.
  • The tagus of Thessaly, Jason of Pherae, dies.

By topic

Art

Mathematics

  • Eudoxus of Cnidus develops the method of exhaustion for mathematically determining the area under a curve.

Births

Deaths

  • Agesipolis II, Agiad king of Sparta
  • Democritus of Abdera, Greek philosopher (approximate date) (b. c. 460 BC)
  • Hippocrates of Cos, Greek physician (b. c. 460 BC)
  • Jason of Pherae, ruler of Thessaly
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