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Can you determine if the following events occurred between 299-200 BC (B) or between 200-299 AD (A)?

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Event299-200 BC (B) or 200-299 AD (A)
1000th anniversary of the founding of Rome
The Sassanid Empire established in Persia
Founding and dissolution of the Qin dynasty in China
Diocletian divides Roman empire into East and West
Classic period of Mesoamerican civilization begins
Colossus of Rhodes toppled in an earthquake
Construction begins on the initial Great Wall of China
First and Second Punic Wars
Han dynasty of China is founded
Early hot air balloon invented in China
Hannibal crosses the Alps to invade Italy
Saint Anthony the Great begins his hermitage in the desert
First officially documented sighting of Halley's Comet
Construction of the Lighthouse of Alexandria
Archimedes invents the water screw
Jin dynasty established in China
Eratosthenes estimates the circumference of the Earth
Gupta empire emerges in India
Last Roman aqueduct constructed (Aqua Alexandrina)
Han dynasty in China ends

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