70s

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Note: Sometimes the 70s is used as shorthand for the 1970s, the 1870s, or other such decades in other centuries – see List of decades.
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 40s 50s 60s70s80s 90s 100s
Years: 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79
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Events[edit]

Contents: 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79

70

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]

71

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]

By topic[edit]

Arts and sciences[edit]
Religion[edit]

72

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]


73

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]

By topic[edit]

Arts and sciences[edit]


74

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.

By topic[edit]

Arts and sciences[edit]


75

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Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]


76

By place[edit]

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

By topic[edit]

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

77

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Asia[edit]

By topic[edit]

Arts and sciences[edit]


78

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.


79

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]

  • Publius Aelius Hadrianus, better known as Hadrian. Born in 76, he would eventually become a Roman emperor.

Deaths[edit]

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)