Centuries: 5th century BC - 4th century BC - 3rd century BC
- Third Buddhist council convened by Asoka.
- King Alexander IV of Macedon is murdered under orders of his Regent Cassander.
- Polyperchon forms an army attempting to place Heracles, illegitimate son of Alexander the Great to the throne of Macedonia, but later changes allegiance to Cassander and murders Heracles.
- Areus I succeeds his grandfather Cleomenes II as king of Sparta