179 BC Chr.

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Heads of state

179 BC Chr.
Coin of Pharnakes I.
Pharnakes I of Pontus is defeated
in the war against Eumenes II of Pergamon .
179 BC In other calendars
Buddhist calendar 365/366 (southern Buddhism); 364/365 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 41st (42nd) cycle , year of the water dog壬戌 ( at the beginning of the year metal rooster辛酉)
Greek calendar 1./2. Year of the 150th Olympiad
Jewish calendar 3582/83
Roman calendar from urbe condita DLXXV (575)
Seleucid era Babylon: 132/133 (April turn of the year); Syria: 133/134 (turn of the year October)


Tetradrachm of Perseus
  • Perseus , after the death of his father V. Philip King of Macedonia . One of his first official acts is the execution of his relative Antigonus , in whose favor Philip supposedly wanted to change his will shortly before his death.



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