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- 220 AD: Antonius, one of the last writers and Singers of the Second Age, is born.
- 220 AD: China's Han government collapses, but its structure establishes the pattern China will follow at least the next 1,700 years.
- 222 AD: The Roman army, sick of Emperor Elagabalus' wanton carnality, revolt. They have him and his followers killed.