Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
- In October, Ptolemy VI of Egypt goes to Rome to ask for help from the Senate.
- Antiochus V Eupator becomes king in Syria.
- Rhodes signs a treaty with Rome and becomes an ally.
- Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus is elected censor in Rome.
- In the Battle of Beth Zachariah, the Seleucid regent Lysias defeats Jewish rebels.
- Cleopatra Thea (approximate)