December 25— Roman emperor Aurelianhas a temple dedicated to Sol Invictuson the third day after the solsticeand day of rebirth of the Sun. This religion, which is in essence monotheistic, becomes the state religion of Rome.
Gallic Empire( Gauland Britain) is reconquered by Aurelian. With the conquests of the Palmyran Empire (272) and the Gallic Empire, the Roman Empireis united again.
* Aurelian issues an important reform of
Germanic Peoplestake advantage of the destroyed Roman armies of the Rhine. They pillage and depopulate large areas of Gaul, including Paris. The Rhine border is lost for 20 years. Frankslive in the area of present southern Netherlands, northern Belgiumand Rhinelandfrom now on.
*The kingdom of
Aksumattains great prosperity thanks to its control of Red Seatrade.
Li Xiong, first emperor of Cheng Han
Pope Felix I
Cao Fang, emperor of the Kingdom of Wei
Lu Kang, general of Wu
Empress Yang Yan
Zenobia, former queen of Palmyra
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