70

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This article is about the year 70. For the number, see 70 (number). For other uses, see 70 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 40s  50s  60s  – 70s –  80s  90s  100s
Years: 67 68 697071 72 73
70 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishment and disestablishment categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
70 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 70
LXX
Ab urbe condita 823
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4820
Bahá'í calendar −1774 – −1773
Bengali calendar −523
Berber calendar 1020
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 614
Burmese calendar −568
Byzantine calendar 5578–5579
Chinese calendar 己巳(Earth Snake)
2766 or 2706
    — to —
庚午年 (Metal Horse)
2767 or 2707
Coptic calendar −214 – −213
Discordian calendar 1236
Ethiopian calendar 62–63
Hebrew calendar 3830–3831
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 126–127
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3171–3172
Holocene calendar 10070
Igbo calendar −930 – −929
Iranian calendar 552 BP – 551 BP
Islamic calendar 569 BH – 568 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 70
LXX
Korean calendar 2403
Minguo calendar 1842 before ROC
民前1842年
Thai solar calendar 613

Year 70 (LXX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Augustus and Vespasianus (or, less frequently, year 823 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 70 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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Africa[edit]

  • Expedition by the Roman Septimius Flaccus to southern Egypt. He probably reaches Sudan.
  • Ze-Hakèlé (Zoscales in Greek) becomes king of Aksum.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ War of the Jews Book V, sect. 99 (Ch. 3, paragraph 1 in Whiston's translation)
  2. ^ War of the Jews Book V, sect. 302 (Ch. 7, par. 2)
  3. ^ War of the Jews Book V, sect. 466 (Ch. 11, par. 4)
  4. ^ a b War of the Jews Book VI, sect. 296 (Ch. 5, par. 3). In Greek, "φάσμα τι δαιμόνιον ὤφθη μεῖζον πίστεως", a phrase that is often translated on UFO sites as "On the 21st of May a demonic phantom of incredible size...".
  5. ^ War of the Jews Book VI, sect. 94 (Ch. 2, par. 1)
  6. ^ War of the Jews Book VI, sect. 166 (Ch. 2, par. 9)
  7. ^ War of the Jews Book VI, sect. 220 (Ch. 4, par. 1)
  8. ^ War of the Jews Book VI, sect. 407 (Ch. 8, par. 5; Ch. 9, par. 2)