190s

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The 190s decade ran from January 1, 190, to December 31, 199.

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190

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Arts and sciences[edit]
  • Cleomedes teaches that the moon does not glow on its own, but rather reflects sunlight.
Economics[edit]
  • Egypt (under Roman rule) is impoverished due to an inflation rate of 100% during the previous decade.
  • The percentage of silver in the Egyptian denarius is lowered from 90% to 70%.

191[edit]

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  • A coalition of Chinese warlords from the east of Hangu Pass launches a punitive campaign against the warlord Dong Zhuo, who seized control of the central government in 189 and held the figurehead Emperor Xian hostage. After suffering some defeats against the coalition forces, Dong Zhuo forcefully relocates the imperial capital from Luoyang to Chang'an. Before leaving, Dong Zhuo orders his troops to loot the tombs of the Han emperors and then destroy Luoyang by fire to leave behind nothing for the coalition.
  • Yuan Shao battles Gongsun Zan at the Battle of Jieqiao in northern China.

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192[edit]

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  • May 22Lü Bu assassinates the warlord Dong Zhuo, who has controlled the central government of the Han dynasty since 189
  • The kingdom of Champa begins to control south and central Vietnam (approximate date).

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193[edit]

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194[edit]

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Arts and sciences[edit]
  • Galen writes his manual on pathology, The Art of Curing.
Religion[edit]


195[edit]

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196[edit]

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197[edit]

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Arts and sciences[edit]
  • Galen's major work on medicines, Pharmacologia, is published.
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198[edit]

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199[edit]

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Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

  • Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus, better known as Gordian II. Born c. 192, he would eventually become a Roman emperor.
  • Publius Licinius Valerianus, better known as Valerian. Born between 193 and 200, he would eventually become a Roman emperor.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Boatwright, Mary Taliaferro; Gargola, Daniel J.; Talbert, Richard J. A. (2004). The Romans: from village to empire. Oxford University Press. p. 410. ISBN 978-0-19-511875-9. 
  2. ^ Kohn, George C. (2007). Dictionary of wars (3rd ed.). Infobase Publishing. p. 451. ISBN 978-0-8160-6577-6. 
  3. ^ Bunson, Matthew (2002). Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire (2nd ed.). Infobase Publishing. p. 252. ISBN 978-0-8160-4562-4. 
  4. ^ Erdkamp, Paul (2010). A Companion to the Roman Army. John Wiley and Sons. p. 272. ISBN 978-1-4443-3921-5. 
  5. ^ Bunson, Matthew (2004). OSV's encyclopedia of Catholic history. Our Sunday Visitor Publishing. pp. 986–987. ISBN 978-1-59276-026-8.