60s BC

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60s BC: events by year[edit]

Contents: 69 BC 68 BC 67 BC 66 BC 65 BC 64 BC 63 BC 62 BC 61 BC 60 BC

69 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Greece[edit]

  • Kydonia, an ancient city on the island of Crete falls to Roman military forces.[2]
  • Rhodes becomes a bulwark against pirates, the Rhodians are unable to suppress piracy in the Aegean Sea. Delos gets the status of a free port.

68 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

Osroene[edit]

67 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

Judea[edit]

Pontus[edit]

  • Mithridates VI invades Pontus. He besieged the Romans in Chalcedon (opposite Byzantium) and pressed westward along the south shores of the Sea of Marmara to attack Cyzicus.
  • Lucullus disperse Mithridates's invading armies and launched a counter-offensive into Pontus, where he penetrates the chain of fortress towns that defended the kingdom.

China[edit]

66 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

Judea[edit]

65 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

64 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

Syria[edit]

63 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

Pontus[edit]

62 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

Commagene[edit]

61 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

60 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

Syria[edit]

  • The Seleucid Empire comes to an end with the last two Emperors being murdered on orders from Rome.

China[edit]


Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joseph Thomas, Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology, 1908, Lippincott, 2550 pages
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan, Cydonia, Modern Antiquarian, January 23, 2008