150s

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The 150s decade ran from January 1, 150, to December 31, 159.

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150

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Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]
Americas[edit]

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Religion[edit]
Arts and sciences[edit]

151[edit]

By place[edit]

Asia[edit]

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Art[edit]


152[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]
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153[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
  • Minor uprisings occur in Egypt against Roman rule.
Asia[edit]
  • Change of era name from Yuanjia (3rd year) to Yongxing of the Chinese Han Dynasty.


154[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]
  • Last (2nd) year of Yongxing era of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

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Religion[edit]


155[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]
  • Emperor Antoninus Pius starts a new war against the Parthians who are led by Vologases IV. The war is brief and results in an inconclusive peace.
  • Rome states that while it will not be recognized as an official religion, Judaism must be tolerated.
  • To restore peace between the Jews and Romans, Antoninus relegalizes circumcision.
  • The Romans begin to abandon Hadrian's Wall.
Asia[edit]
  • First year of Yongshou era of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

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Religion[edit]


156[edit]

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Religion[edit]


157[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]
  • A revolt against Roman rule begins in Dacia.
America[edit]


158[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
  • The earliest dated use of Sol invictus, in a dedication from Rome.
  • A revolt against Roman rule in Dacia is crushed.
Asia[edit]
  • Change of era name from Yongshou to Yangxi of the Chinese Han Dynasty.


159[edit]

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Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

  • Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus, better known as Gordian I. Born c. 159, he would eventually become a Roman emperor.

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