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Year 136 ( CXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the
Julian calendar The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in , was a reform of the Roman calendar. It took effect on , by edict. It was designed with the aid of Greek mathematicians and astronomers such as Sosigenes of Alexandria. The calendar became th ...
, the 136th Year of the
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(CE) and
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(AD) designations, the 136th year of the 1st millennium, the 36th year of the 2nd century, and the 7th year of the 130s decade. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Commodus and Civica (or, less frequently, year 889 '' Ab urbe condita''). The denomination 136 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the
Anno Domini The terms (AD) and before Christ (BC) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendar The Gregorian calendar is the calendar used in most of the world. It was introduced in October 1582 by Pope Gregory XIII as a ...
calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.


Events


By place


Roman Empire

* The war against the
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begins (they will be defeated by Tiberius Haterius Nepos Atinas, Roman governor of Pannonia, in 138). * Emperor
Hadrian Hadrian (; la, Caesar Traianus Hadrianus ; 24 January 76 – 10 July 138) was Roman emperor from 117 to 138. He was born into a Roman Italo-Hispanic family that settled in Spain from the Italian city of Atri in Picenum. His father was of ...
chases the
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from
Galilee Galilee (; he, הַגָּלִיל, ''HaGalil''; ar, الجليل, al-Jalīl) is a region located in northern Israel Israel (; he, יִשְׂרָאֵל; ar, إِسْرَائِيل), officially known as the State of Israel ( he, מ ...
and receives a
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near Scythopolis. * The Roman province of Iudaea (plus Galilee) becomes Syria Palaestina, the name Palestine (region), Palestine as a designation for this land was used since at least 5th century BC (mentioned by Herodotus). * Hadrian dictates his memoirs at his Hadrian's Villa, villa near Tivoli, Italy, Tivoli (Tibur) outside Ancient Rome, Rome. * Hadrian uncovers a new conspiracy among certain senators. He adopts Lucius Aelius as his heir.


Asia

* First year of ''Yonghe'' era of the Chinese Han dynasty, Han Dynasty.


By topic


Religion

* Pope Hyginus succeeds Pope Telesphorus as the ninth pope of Rome. * Change of Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Patriarch of Constantinople from Patriarch Eleutherius to Patriarch Felix.


Births


Deaths

* May 24 – Judah ben Dama, one of the Ten Martyrs * Gajabahu I of Anuradhapura, Gajabahu I, king of Rajarata, Raja Rata (modern Sri Lanka) * Lucius Julius Ursus Servianus, Lucius Julius Servianus, Roman politician (b. AD 45) * Rabbi Akiva, Jewish scholar and sage (b. AD 50)


References

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