The 3rd and 4th Century

Can you guess these notable people, places, and things from the years 201–400 AD?
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397–400
This philosopher and theologian writes his "Confessions"
Saint Augustine
394
The last known occurence of this style of Egyptian writing
Hieroglyphics
393
These athletic contests are abolished. They would be restored again in 1896.
Olympic Games
391
Theodosius I makes this the state religion of the Roman Empire
Christianity
391
Whatever remained of this city's famous library is destroyed
Alexandria
c. 370
These Asiastic steppe warriors arrive in Europe
Huns
367
Roman garrisons on this wall rebel, allowing Picts to invade and
overrun northern England
Hadrian's Wall
330
This city becomes the new capital of the Roman Empire
Constantinople
325
This statement of Christian belief is adopted at the First Council of Nicaea
Nicene Creed
c. 320
The beginning of the Gupta dynasty in this modern-day country
India
301
Supposed date for the founding of this country on Mount Titano, making it
the world's oldest republic in continuous existence
San Marino
286
This city, then known as Mediolanum, is made the capital of the
Western Roman Empire
Milan
284–305
This emperor stabilizes the Roman Empire but also makes it much
more bureaucratic and autocratic
Diocletian
283
The Romans briefly capture the Persian capital of Ctesiphon,
located on this river
Tigris
274 or 277
This prophet dies in Iran. He created a religion in which the world is
a battle between good and evil.
Mani
262
Goths damage or destroy this Ancient Wonder of the World (hint: a goddess)
Temple of Artemis
c. 250
The beginning of this Mesoamerican society's Classical Period
Mayan
235–284
The Roman Empire experiences this chaotic era
The Crisis of the
Third Century
220–280
This period of Chinese history occurs
Three Kingdoms
220
This dynasty comes to an end in China
Han
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Level 82
Jul 6, 2020
Getting technical (as I often do), the civilization in question is Maya, not Mayan. Mayan is only the language.
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Level 73
Jul 6, 2020
Agreed, although Mayan is an adjective that could describe other things too.
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Level 82
Jul 7, 2020
Actually no. It's the Maya way of life, a Maya village, etc. "Maya" is the correct adjective. "Mayan" is a noun, meaning the language.
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Level 66
Jul 7, 2020
Byzantium should be accepted as an alternative for Constantinople.
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Level ∞
Jul 7, 2020
Ok
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Level 70
Jul 7, 2020
Please accept hieroglyph