Note: Sometimes the '60s is used as shorthand for the 1960s, the 1860s, or other such decades in various centuries
Events and Trends
- The suicide of Roman Emperor Nero leaves the throne vacant. Several candidates for the throne emerge resulting in a year of civil war known as the Year of the four emperors (68 - 69).
- Batavian rebellion in the Roman province of Germania Inferior (69 - 70).
- The Gospels of Mark, Matthew and Luke are being written.
- Jewish revolt against Roman rule.