180s

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The 180s decade ran from January 1, 180, to December 31, 189.

Events

180

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Europe[edit]
Oceania[edit]

By topic[edit]

Arts and sciences[edit]
  • In his Methodus Medendo, Greek physician Galen describes the connection between paralysis and the severing of the spinal cord.
  • Galen's popular work on hygiene is published.
Religion[edit]

181

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Roman Empire[edit]
Oceania[edit]

182

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
  • Emperor Commodus escapes death at the hands of assassins, who have attacked him at the instigation of his sister Lucilla and a large group of senators. He puts many distinguished Romans to death on charges of being implicated in the conspiracy; Lucilla is exiled to Capri.

183

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Roman Empire[edit]

184

By place[edit]

China[edit]
  • The Yellow Turban Rebellion and Liang Province Rebellion break out in China.
  • The Disasters of the Partisan Prohibitions ends.
  • Zhang Jue leads the peasant revolt against Emperor Ling of Han of the Eastern Han Dynasty. Heading for the capital of Luoyang, his massive and undisciplined army (360,000 men), burns and destroys government offices and outposts.
  • June – Ling of Han places his brother-in-law, He Jin, in command of the imperial army and sends them to attack the Yellow Turban rebels.
  • Winter – Zhang Jue dies of illness while his brothers Zhang Bao and Zhang Liang are killed in battles against Han imperial forces. The Yellow Turban rebels become scattered.
  • Last (6th) year of Guanghe era and the start of Zhongping era of the Eastern Han dynasty.
Korea[edit]

185

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
  • Nobles of Britain demand that Emperor Commodus rescind all power given to Tigidius Perennis, who is eventually executed.
  • Publius Helvius Pertinax is made governor of Britain and quells a mutiny of the British Roman legions who wanted him to become emperor. The disgruntled usurpers go on to attempt to assassinate the governor.
  • Tigidius Perennis, his family and many others are executed for conspiring against Commodus.
  • Commodus drains Rome's treasury to put on gladiatorial spectacles and confiscates property to support his pleasures. He participates as a gladiator and boasts of victory in 1,000 matches in the Circus Maximus.
China[edit]

By topic[edit]

Art and Science[edit]
Religion[edit]

186

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
  • Peasants in Gaul stage an anti-tax uprising under Maternus.
  • Roman governor Pertinax escapes an assassination attempt, by British usurpers.
New Zealand[edit]
  • The Hatepe volcanic eruption extends Lake Taupō and makes skies red across the world. However, recent radiocarbon dating by R. Sparks has put the date at 233 AD ± 13 (95% confidence).

187

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]

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Religion[edit]

188

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Japan[edit]

189

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
  • Plague (possibly smallpox) kills as many as 2,000 people per day in Rome. Farmers are unable to harvest their crops, and food shortages bring riots in the city.
China[edit]

By topic[edit]

Arts and sciences[edit]
  • Galen publishes his "Treatise on the various temperaments" (aka On the Elements According to Hippocrates).
Religion[edit]

Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lake Taupō Official Site Archived March 12, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b "List of Rulers of Korea". www.metmuseum.org. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  3. ^ Birley, Anthony R. (1999). Septimius Severus: The African Emperor, pp. 76–77. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-16591-4.
  4. ^ "Cao Pi | emperor of Wei dynasty". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 14 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Caracalla | Roman emperor". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  6. ^ "Publius Septimius Geta - Roman emperor [died 212]". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  7. ^ Thompson, Bruce D. (2018). Echoes of Contempt: A History of Judeophobia and the Christian Church. Wipf and Stock Publishers. p. 25. ISBN 9781532655111.
  8. ^ Wee, John Z. (2017). The Comparable Body - Analogy and Metaphor in Ancient Mesopotamian, Egyptian, and Greco-Roman Medicine. BRILL. p. 247. ISBN 9789004356771.