- 286 BC
Demetrius Poliorcetesand his army are chased across Asia Minorto the Taurus Mountainsby the armies of Lysimachusand Seleucus, in Greece his son Antigonus meets with success. Ptolemy's fleet is driven off and Athens surrenders to Antigonus.
* After allowing
Pyrrhus of Epirusto remain in possession of Macedonia with the title of king, he is expelled by Lysimachuswho declares himself its king in the place of Pyrrhus.
* The new law,
Lex Aquilia, is enacted. This is a Roman law which provides compensation to the owners of property injured as a result of someone's fault.
Antiochus II Theos, king of the Hellenistic Seleucid Kingdomfrom 261 BC(d. 246 BC)
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