Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Decades: 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC - 200s BC - 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC
Years: 214 BC 213 BC 212 BC 211 BC 210 BC - 209 BC - 208 BC 207 BC 206 BC 205 BC 204 BC
- Second Punic War:
- The Romans under Scipio Africanus Major conquer Carthago Nova, the most important city in Carthaginian Spain.
- Fabius Maximus captures Tarentum.
- Hannibal defeats Marcus Claudius Marcellus once again in the indecisive Battle of Asculum.
- Antiochus III the Great defeats the Parthians in the Battle of the Arius.
- Er Shi becomes Emperor of the Qin Dynasty of China.