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120s

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century2nd century3rd century
Decades: 90s 100s 110s120s130s 140s 150s
Years: 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129
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This is a list of events occurring in the 120s, ordered by year.

120

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

121

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

  • Era name changes from Yongning (2nd year) to Jianguang in the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.

122

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

  • Change of era name from Jianguang (2nd year) to Yanguang of the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.

123

By place

Roman Empire

Europe

Asia

By topic

Arts and sciences


124

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

  • In northern India, Nahapana, king of the Scythians, is defeated and dies in battle while fighting against King Andhra Gautamiputra Satakarni. This defeat destroys the Scythian dynasty of Ksaharâtas.

125

By place

Roman Empire

Africa

  • Plague sweeps North Africa in the wake of a locust invasion that destroys large areas of cropland. The plague kills as many as 500,000 in Numidia and possibly 150,000 on the coast before moving to Italy, where it takes so many lives that villages and towns are abandoned.

Asia

By topic

Arts and sciences

Religion

126

By place

Roman Empire

  • The old Pantheon is demolished by Hadrian and the construction of a new one begins.

Asia

  • First year of the Yongjian era of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

127

By place

Roman Empire

India

By topic

Religion

128

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

By topic

Arts and sciences

129

By place

Roman Empire

By topic

Religion


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Births

Deaths

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