# 129 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: 134 BC 133 BC 132 BC 131 BC 130 BC - **129 BC** - 128 BC 127 BC 126 BC 125 BC 124 BC

**Events**

- Kingdom of Pergamon, including Hierapolis, becomes the Roman Province of Asia upon death of last Attalid king, Attalos III.
- C. Sempronius Tuditanus celebrates his triumph over the Iapydes of Illyria.
- Demetrius II of Syria regained his freedom, recovers the throne of the Seleucid Empire.
- Hipparchus publishes his catalog of stars.
- Battle of Ecbatana: The Seleucid King Antiochus VII Sidetes is defeated and killed by the Parthians under Phraates II, ending Seleucid control over Media or Mesopotamia.
- Total solar eclipse, used by Hipparchus to estimate distance to the moon.
- Emperor Han Wudi of China of the Han dynasty launches his first offensive into the northern steppe.

**Births**

**Deaths**

- Antiochus VII Sidetes (killed in battle)
- Osroes I
- Carneades, philosopher, and founder of Third Academy
- P. Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Numantinus (Africanus the Younger)
- Prince Feidhlimidh of Ireland