70s

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This article is about the years AD 70–79. For the years 70–79 in other centuries, see List of decades.
Not to be confused with 1870s, 1970s, or 2070s.
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Events[edit]

AD 70

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By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]
Africa[edit]
  • Expedition by the Roman Septimius Flaccus to southern Egypt. He probably reaches Sudan.
  • Ze-Hakèlé (Zoskales in Greek) becomes king of Aksum.

By topic[edit]

Religion[edit]

AD 71

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By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]

By topic[edit]

Arts and sciences[edit]
Religion[edit]

AD 72

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By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]

AD 73

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By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]

By topic[edit]

Arts and sciences[edit]

AD 74

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By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]
  • The Chinese reestablish a protectorate of the Western Regions.
  • Chinese generals Dou Gu (Teou Kou) and Geng Bing (Keng Ping) take control of Turpan.

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Arts and sciences[edit]

AD 75

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Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]

AD 76

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By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
China[edit]
  • First year of Jianchu era of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

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Arts and sciences[edit]
  • Chinese historian Ban Gu develops a theory of the origins of the universe.
Religion[edit]

AD 77

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By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]

By topic[edit]

Arts and sciences[edit]

AD 78

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By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]

By topic[edit]

Philosophy[edit]
  • The philosopher Wang Chong (Wang-Tchoung) claims all phenomena have material causes.

AD 79

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By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
China[edit]
  • A commission of scholars canonizes the text of works of Confucius and his school.

Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

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AD 70

AD 72


AD 75

AD 76

AD 78

  • Zhang Heng, Chinese mathematician, astronomer, inventor, poet, artist, scholar, geographer, and statesman (d. 139)
  • Liu Qing, Chinese prince of the Han Dynasty (d. 106)

AD 79

Deaths[edit]

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AD 70

AD 71

AD 72

AD 74

  • Caenis – Former slave and secretary of Antonia Minor (mother of the emperor Claudius;, mistress of the Roman emperor Vespasian
  • Polemon II of Pontus – Prince of the Bosporan, Pontus, Cilicia and Cappadocia

AD 75

AD 76

AD 77

AD 78

AD 79

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)