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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 4th century5th century6th century
Decades: 390s  400s  410s  – 420s –  430s  440s  450s
Years: 419 420 421 – 422 – 423 424 425
Liu Yu,Song Wudi
Emperor Wu Di (420–422)

Year 422 (CDXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.


Roman Empire

  • End of the Roman–Sassanid War: Emperor Theodosius II signs a 100-year peace treaty with Persia after 2 years of war. Both give freedom of religion in their territories.
  • March 3 – Theodosius II issues a law to form provisions in peacetime. Theodosius pays an annual tribute of 350 pounds of gold to the Huns to buy peace.
  • Theodosius II receives a statue at Hebdomon. On its base (fragments are now in the Istanbul Archaeology Museum), writing praises him as “everywhere and forever victorius.”
  • The walls of Rome's Flavian Amphitheater (Colosseum) crack during an earthquake.



  • Shao Di, age 16, eldest son of Wu Di succeeds his father as emperor of the Liu Song Dynasty (China).

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  • Petrus, bishop of Illyria, starts construction of Church of Santa Sabina (approximate date).




See also

  • In Spanish: 422
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