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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century2nd century3rd century
Decades: 130s  140s  150s  – 160s –  170s  180s  190s
Years: 162 163 164 – 165 – 166 167 168


Year 165 (CLXV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Roman Empire

  • Avidius Cassius is successful against Parthia. They take Artaxata, Seleucia on the Tigris, and Ctesiphon. The Parthians ask for peace.
  • A pandemic known as the Antonine Plague breaks out in Rome.
  • Dura-Europos is taken by the Romans.
  • The Romans make a garrison at Doura Europos on the Euphrates.
  • Avidius Cassius takes Nisibis. He conquers the north of Mesopotamia.
  • Marcus Aurelius creates four legal districts in Italy.

By topic

Religion

  • The philosopher Justin of Nablus is executed in Rome as a Christian.
  • Discourse to the Greek (Oratio ad Graecos), by the Syrian Tatian, is the first treatise on the evils of paganism in Christian literature.

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Deaths


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