Centuries: 2nd century - 3rd century - 4th century
Decades: 200s 210s 220s 230s 240s - 250s - 260s 270s 280s 290s 300s
Years: 246 247 248 249 250 - 251 - 252 253 254 255 256
Pope Cornelius succeeds Pope Fabian.
Battle of Abrittus between Romans and Goths.
The persecution of Christians under Decius ends.
Herennius Etruscus, Hostilian, and Trebonianus Gallus each succeed Decius as Roman emperor.
Anthony the Great
Origen (possible date)
Decius, Roman emperor
Herennius Etruscus, Roman emperor
Hostilian, Roman emperor