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   This article is about the year 399. For the number (and other uses), see 399 (number).
Year 399 (CCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will
                                                                                  Millennium:               1st millennium
display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as
                                                                                   Centuries:   3rd century – 4th century – 5th century
the Year of the Consulship of Eutropius and Theodorus (or, less
                                                                                   Decades : 360s 370s 380s – 390s – 400s 410s 420s
frequently, year 1152 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 399 for this year
                                                                                      Years:      396 397 398 – 399 – 400 401 402
has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini
calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
                                                                                                                        399 by topic

Events                                                                                                                       Politics

                                                                                                                       State leaders –
                                                                                                                      Sovereign states
By place
                                                                                                                        Birth and death
Roman Empire
                                                                                                                      Births – Deaths
   Emperor Honorius closed at Rome the Gladiatorial schools and legally ends munera (Gladiator
                                                                                                                      Establishment and
   Flavius Mallius Theodorus becomes Roman consul and official at the imperial court of emperor                           categories
   Arcadius.                                                                                                          Establishments –
   Gainas, a Gothic leader, is made magister militum and forms an alliance with deserters of Tribigild      Disestablishments
   along the Bosphorus. He proclaims himself co-regent (usurper) and install his forces in                      V · T· E ·

   Constantinople. Gainas depose anti-Gothic officials and has Eutropius, imperial advisor (cubicularius),
   executed.                                                                                399 in other calendars
                                                                                     Gregorian calendar 399
Asia                                                                                                    CCCXCIX
   King Bahram IV dies after an 11-year reign. He is succeeded by Yazdegerd I,       Ab urbe condita        1152
   who becomes the thirteenth Sassanid king of Persia.                               Armenian calendar N/A
   Fa-Hien, Chinese Buddhist monk, travels to India, Sri Lanka and Kapilavastu       Assyrian calendar 5149
   (modern Nepal).                                                                   Bahá'í calendar        -1445–-1444
                                                                                     Bengali calendar       -194
By topic
                                                                                     Berber calendar        1349
Religion                                                                             English Regnal         N/A
   November 26 – Pope Siricius dies at Rome after a 15-year reign in which he
                                                                                     Buddhist calendar 943
   has commanded celibacy for priests, asserted papal authority over the entire
                                                                                     Burmese calendar -239
   Western Church, and threatened to impose sanctions who do not follow his
   dictates.                                                                         Byzantine calendar 5907–5908
                                                                                     Chinese calendar       戊戌年閏十一月初八日
   Anastasius I succeeds Siricius as the 39th pope. He seeks to reconcile the
                                                                                                            (3035/3095-intercalary 11-
   churches of Rome and Antioch. Anastasius also condemns the doctrine of
   Origen.                                                                                                           — to —
   Flavian I is acknowledged as legitimate bishop of Antioch by the Church of                               己亥年十一月十八日

   Rome.                                                                                                    (3036/3096-11-18)
                                                                                     Coptic calendar        115–116
Births                                                                               Ethiopian calendar 391–392

   Narsai, Syriac poet and theologian (approximate date)                             Hebrew calendar        4159–4160

   January 19 – Pulcheria, Byzantine empress (d. 453)                                Hindu calendars
                                                                                      - Vikram Samvat       455–456
Deaths                                                                                - Shaka Samvat        321–322
                                                           - Kali Yuga          3500–3501
  Bahram IV, king of the Sassanid Empire (Persia)
                                                           Holocene calendar 10399
  Eutropius, Roman consul and eunuch
                                                           Iranian calendar     223 BP – 222 BP
  Evagrius Ponticus, Christian monk and ascetic (b. 345)
                                                           Islamic calendar     230 BH – 229 BH
  Fabiola, Christian saint
                                                           Japanese calendar
  Nintoku, emperor of Japan
                                                           Julian calendar      399       CCCXCIX
  November 26 – Pope Siricius
  Tribigild, Ostrogothic general                           Korean calendar      2732

  Tufa Wugu, prince of the Xianbei state Southern Liang    Minguo calendar      1513 before ROC
                                                                                民前1513 年
  Yuan Shansong, official and poet of the Jin Dynasty
                                                           Thai solar calendar 942
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