Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Decades: 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC - 140s BC - 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC
Years: 146 BC 145 BC 144 BC 143 BC 142 BC - 141 BC - 140 BC 139 BC 138 BC 137 BC 136 BC
- The Seleucid garrison negotiates the surrender of Jerusalem. Simon Maccabaeus assumes control of that city.
- Demetrius II of Syria made prisoner of Mithradates, king of the Parthians. Antiochus VII Sidetes becomes king of the Seleucid Empire in his absence.
- Emperor Jing of Han China, Emperor of China