# 70s BC

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

Decades: 120s BC - 110s BC - 100s BC - 90s BC - 80s BC - **70s BC** - 60s BC - 50s BC - 40s BC - 30s BC - 20s BC - 10s BC

Years: 79 BC 78 BC 77 BC 76 BC 75 BC 74 BC 73 BC 72 BC 71 BC 70 BC

**Events**

- Spartacus leads a slave revolt against Rome. His troops are eventually defeated, and Spartacus slain in battle, by Roman legionaires under Marcus Licinius Crassus.