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|Centuries:||2nd century - 3rd century - 4th century|
|Decades:|| 220s 230s 240s - 250s - 260s 270s 280s
|Years:||254 255 256 - 257 - 258 259 260|
|Gregorian calendar|| 257 |
|Ab urbe condita||1010|
|Bahá'í calendar||-1587 – -1586|
|Coptic calendar||-27 – -26|
|Ethiopian calendar||249 – 250|
|Hebrew calendar||4017 – 4018|
|- Vikram Samvat||312 – 313|
|- Shaka Samvat||179 – 180|
|- Kali Yuga||3358 – 3359|
|Iranian calendar||365 BP – 364 BP|
|Islamic calendar||376 BH – 375 BH|
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 917|
|Thai solar calendar||800|
- Valerian I recovers Antioch from Shapur.
- The Goths build a fleet on the Black Sea.
- The Goths separate into the Ostrogoths and the Visigoths.
- Aurelian defeats the Goths along the lower Danube, bringing many prisoners back to Rome.
- August 30 — Pope Sixtus II succeeds Pope Stephen I as the 24th pope.
- Valerian's persecution of Christians begins: his edict orders bishops and priests to sacrifice according to the pagan rituals, and prohibits Christians, under penalty of death, from meeting at the tombs of their deceased.
- Saint Gregory the Illuminator, founder and patron saint of the Armenian Church (approximate date)
- Empress Jia Nanfeng, wife of Emperor Hui
- Pope Stephen I
- Zhu Yi, general of Kingdom of Wu
- Wen Qin, general of Kingdom of Wu
- Yue Lin, general of Kingdom of Wei
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|Bartherus der Franken (aft171-272)||Hilderic der Franken (aft154-253)|
|Clodius III der Franken (aft188-298)||Bartherus der Franken (aft171-272)|
|Walter der Franken (c205-306)||Clodius III der Franken (aft188-298)|
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