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3rd century BC

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(4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - other centuries)

(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD)


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Inventions, discoveries, introductions

  • Eratosthenes accurately calculates diameter of the Earth
  • Weiqi well-established in China, and may date back to the 2nd millennium BC
  • Stone of Canopus (for Ptolemy III), No. 1, in Rosetta Stone Series of 3 stones. Implements Leap year in Egypt. Leap year not formally recognized until Caesar in 55 B.C.

Decades and years

Template:DecadesAndYearsBCaf:3e eeu v. Chr. ca:Segle III aC da:3. rhundrede f.Kr. de:3. Jahrhundert v. Chr. es:Siglo III adC eo:3-a jarcento a.K. fr:IIIe sicle av. J.-C. it:III secolo AC lb:3. Joerhonnert v. Chr. nl:3e eeuw v. Chr. ja:紀元前3世紀 pl:III wiek p.n.e. pt:Sculo III a.C. ru:III век до н. э. sl:3. stoletje pr. n. št. sv:200-talet f.Kr. uk:3 століття до Р.Х. zh:前3世纪

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