160 BC

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Heads of State

Year of the Metal Snake辛巳( at the beginning of the year Metal Dragon庚辰)

Syria: 152/153 ( year October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

  • Judas Maccabaeus falls in the battle of Elasah against the Seleucid king Demetrius I. New rulers of the Hasmoneans is his brother Jonathan.

Sports

Born

  • 160 BC: Jugurtha, king of Numidia († 104 BC)
  • Around 160 BC. Cleopatra III, queen of Egypt from the Ptolemaic dynasty († 101 BC)

Died

  • Year (2nd century BC)
  • 160 BC
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