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   This article is about the year 116. For the number (and other uses), see 116 (number).
Year 116 (CXVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full
                                                                                  Millennium:               1st millennium
calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the
                                                                                   Centuries:   1st century – 2nd century – 3rd century
Consulship of Lamia and Vetus (or, less frequently, year 869 Ab urbe
                                                                                   Decades :     80s 90s 100s – 110s – 120s 130s 140s
condita). The denomination 116 for this year has been used since the early
                                                                                      Years:      113 114 115 – 116 – 117 118 119
medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent
method in Europe for naming years.
                                                                                                                         116 by topic

Events                                                                                                                          Politics

                                                                                                                         State leaders –
                                                                                                                        Sovereign states
By place
                                                                                                                         Birth and death
                                                                                                                            categories
Roman Empire
                                                                                                                        Births – Deaths
   Emperor Trajan completes his invasion of Parthia by capturing the cities of Seleucia, Babylon,
                                                                                                                        Establishment and
   Ctesiphon and Susa, marking the high-water mark of the Roman Empire's eastern expansion.
                                                                                                                         disestablishment
   Trajan makes Syria a province of Rome and crosses the Tigris to annex Adiabene. He proceeds with                         categories
   his army to the Persian Gulf and conquers territory that becomes the province of Parthia.                           Establishments –
   Trajan removes Osroes I as king of Parthia, and appoints his son Parthamaspates in his place.                       Disestablishments
   Parthamaspates Romanizes his name to Parthicus.                                                                          V   · T·   E   ·

   Trajan sends two expeditionary forces. One, consisting of elements of Legio III Cyrenaica, to suppress
                                                                                           116 in other calendars
   the revolt in Judea and the other Legio VII Claudia to restore order on Cyprus.
   Trajan sends laureatae to the Roman Senate on account of his victories and         Gregorian calendar         116
                                                                                                                 CXVI
   being conqueror of Parthia.
                                                                                      Ab urbe condita            869
   Quintus Marcius Turbo sailes to Alexandria and defeates the Jews in several
                                                                                      Armenian calendar          N/A
   pitched battles.
                                                                                      Assyrian calendar          4866
   Jewish uprising against Rome fails.
                                                                                      Bahá'í calendar            -1728–-1727
Births                                                                                Bengali calendar           -477
                                                                                      Berber calendar            1066
   Empress Liang Na (d. 150)
                                                                                      English Regnal year        N/A

Deaths                                                                                Buddhist calendar          660
                                                                                      Burmese calendar           -522
   Ban Zhao, first female Chinese historian (b. 45)
                                                                                      Byzantine calendar         5624–5625
   Saint Quirinus of Neuss, Roman Christian martyr                                                               乙卯年十一月廿九日
                                                                                      Chinese calendar
   Saint Zacchaeus of Jerusalem, Bishop of Jerusalem                                                             (2752/2812-11-29)
                                                                                                                        — to —
References                                                                                                       丙辰年十一月初十日

                                                                                                                 (2753/2813-11-10)
                                                                                      Coptic calendar            -168–-167
via 116                                                                               Ethiopian calendar         108–109
                                                                                      Hebrew calendar            3876–3877
                                                                                      Hindu calendars
                                                                                      - Vikram Samvat            172–173
                                                                                      - Shaka Samvat             38–39
                                                                                      - Kali Yuga                3217–3218
                                                                                      Holocene calendar          10116
Iranian calendar           506 BP – 505 BP
Islamic calendar           522 BH – 521 BH
Japanese calendar
Julian calendar            116      CXVI

Korean calendar            2449
Minguo calendar            1796 before ROC
                           民前1796 年

Thai solar calendar        659
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