|Centuries:||1st century – 2nd century – 3rd century|
|Decades:||90s 100s 110s – 120s – 130s 140s 150s|
|Years:||117 118 119 – 120 – 121 122 123|
Events[change | change source]
Roman Empire[change | change source]
- Emperor Hadrian visits Britain.
- Foss Dyke is constructed in Britain.
- An Indian ambassadorial contingent visits with Hadrian.
- Suetonius becomes Hadrian's secretary ab epistolis.
- Market Gate of Miletus, from Miletos, is built. (approximate date) It is now kept at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Antikensammlung.
Asia[change | change source]
- Change of era name from Yuanchu (7th year) to Yongning of the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.
- The Scythians dominate western India: Punjab, Sind, the north of Gujerat and a portion of central India.
Births[change | change source]
- February 8 – Vettius Valens, Hellenistic astrologer
- Irenaeus, Christian bishop and apologist
- Lucian, Syrian rhetorician and satirist, writing in the Greek language
Deaths[change | change source]
- for more information, see Category:120 deaths.