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180

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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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182

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Roman Empire[edit]

183

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Roman Empire[edit]

184

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Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]


185

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Roman Empire[edit]
  • Nobles of Britain demand that 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.
  • Emperor 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.
Asia[edit]

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186

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Roman Empire[edit]
  • Peasants in Gaul stage an anti-tax uprising under Maternus.
  • Attempted assassination of Roman governor Pertinax by British usurpers.
New Zealand[edit]


187

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188

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Asia[edit]

189


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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.
Asia[edit]

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