120 BC

120 BC

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Heads of State

Year of the Metal Rooster辛酉( at the beginning of the year Metal Monkey庚申)

Syria: 192/193 ( year in October )

Events

  • Cimbri and Teutons pull of Jutland and Northern Germany to the south.

Born

  • Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, Roman politician ( † 77 BC)
  • 120 BC: Antiochus of Ascalon, Greek philosopher († 68 BC)
  • 120 BC: Decimus Junius Brutus, Roman politician ( † 60 BC)
  • 120 BC: Seleucus VI. Epiphanes Nicator, King of the Seleucid Empire († 95 BC)
  • 120 BC: Lucius Cornelius Sisenna, Roman politician and writer († 67 BC)

Died

  • Mithridates V, King of Pontus
  • 120 BC: Hipparchus, Greek astronomer and mathematician, in Rhodes (c. 190 BC)
  • 120 BC: Lucius Coelius Antipater, Roman jurist and historian (c. 180 BC)
  • 120 BC: Polybius, Greek historian (c. 201 BC)
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