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180s

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century2nd century3rd century
Decades: 150s 160s 170s180s190s 200s 210s
Years: 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189
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This is a list of events occurring in the 180s, ordered by year.

180

By place

Roman Empire

Europe

China

Oceania

By topic

Arts and sciences

  • 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

181

By place

Roman Empire

Oceania

182

By place

Roman Empire

183

By place

Roman Empire


184

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

185

By place

Roman Empire

  • Nobles of Britain demand that Commodus rescind all power given to Tigidius Perennis who was 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 went 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 participated as a gladiator and boasts of victory in 1,000 matches in the Circus Maximus.

Asia

By topic

Arts and sciences

Religion

186

By place

Roman Empire

  • Peasants in Gaul stage an anti-tax uprising under Maternus.
  • Attempted assassination of Roman governor Pertinax by British usurpers.

New Zealand

187

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

By topic

Religion

188

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

189

By place

Roman Empire

  • 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

By topic

Arts and sciences

  • Galen publishes his "Treatise on the various temperaments" (aka On the Elements According to Hippocrates).

Religion


Significant people

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Lake Taupo Official Site
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