# 126 BC

Centuries: 3rd century BC -**2nd century BC**- 1st century BC

Decades: 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC - **120s BC** - 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC

Years: 131 BC 130 BC 129 BC 128 BC 127 BC - **126 BC** - 125 BC 124 BC 123 BC 122 BC 121 BC

**Events**

- Tyre successfully revolts from the Seleucid Empire.
- Seleucus V Philometor succeeds his father Demetrius II as king of the Seleucid Empire. Due to his youth, his stepmother Cleopatra Thea acts as regent.

**Births**

**Deaths**

- Demetrius II, king of the Seleucid Empire