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									167 BC
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                                                                  Millennium:                   1st millennium BC
Year 167 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.
                                                             Centuries:       3rd century BC – 2nd century BC – 1st century BC
At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of
                                                              Decades : 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC – 160s BC – 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC
Paetus and Pennus (or, less frequently, year 587 Ab urbe
condita). The denomination 167 BC for this year has been        Years:    170 BC 169 BC 168 BC – 167 BC – 166 BC 165 BC 164 BC

used since the early medieval period, when the Anno
Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.                         167 BC by topic

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Seleucid Empire                                                                               Establishments – Disestablishments
   King Antiochus IV Epiphanes, believing Judea to be in revolt, returns to there                              V   · T·   E   ·
   after the failure of his Egyptian campaign and orders his soldiers to cut down
   without mercy those whom they meet and to slay those who have taken refuge                 167 BC in other calendars
   in their houses. In the space of three days, 80,000 are lost in Jerusalem,            Gregorian calendar                   167 BC
   40,000 meeting a violent death, and the same number being sold into                   Ab urbe condita                      587
   slavery.[1]                                                                           Armenian calendar                    N/A
   The Jewish priest Mattathias of Modi'in defies the king Antiochus IV's decrees        Assyrian calendar                    4584
   aimed at hellenizing the Jews and specifically defies the order that Jews             Bahá'í calendar                      -2010–-2009
   should sacrifice to Zeus. Mattathias slays a Syrian official and escapes into the     Bengali calendar                     -759
   Judean hills with his five sons and begins a revolt against Seleucid control of       Berber calendar                      784
   Judea.                                                                                English Regnal year                  N/A

Greece                                                                                   Buddhist calendar                    378
                                                                                         Burmese calendar                     -804
   Private documents collected by the Romans when they capture Perseus of
                                                                                         Byzantine calendar                   5342–5343
   Macedon incriminate political leaders of the Achaean League. Many influential
                                                                                         Chinese calendar                     癸酉年
   Greeks are deported to Rome.
   On his way back to Rome, the Roman general Lucius Aemilius Paulus is                                                              — to —
   ordered by the Roman Senate to inflict a brutal revenge on Epirus for being an                                             甲戌年
   ally of Macedonia. Seventy towns in Epirus are destroyed and at least 100,000                                              (2471/2531)
   citizens are sold into slavery. These actions take place despite the fact that        Coptic calendar                      -450–-449
   Epirus has not aided Perseus in his war with Rome.                                    Ethiopian calendar                   -174–-173

Roman Republic                                                                           Hebrew calendar                      3594–3595
                                                                                         Hindu calendars
   Lucius Aemilius Paulus returns to Italy with the King of Macedonia, Perseus,
                                                                                         - Vikram Samvat                      -110–-109
   as his prisoner for his triumphal procession in Rome, where the Macedonians
                                                                                         - Shaka Samvat                       N/A
   captured are sold into slavery. The huge amount of booty brought home after
                                                                                         - Kali Yuga                          2935–2936
   the battle enriches Rome allowing the Government to relieve her citizens of
   direct taxation. As a gesture of acknowledgment for his achievements in               Holocene calendar                    9834

   Macedonia, the senate awards Lucius Aemilius Paulus the surname                       Iranian calendar                     788 BP – 787 BP

   Macedonicus.                                                                          Islamic calendar                     812 BH – 811 BH
                                                                                         Japanese calendar
                                                                                         Julian calendar
   The Parthians capture the key central Asian city of Herat. This victory               Korean calendar                      2167
   effectively chokes off the movement of trade along the Silk Road to China and         Minguo calendar                      2078 before ROC
  means that the Hellenic kingdom of Bactria is doomed.                               民前2078 年

                                                          Thai solar calendar         377
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  Gaius Claudius Pulcher, Roman consul in 177 BC

  1. ^ 2 Maccabees 5:11–14.

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