# 80s BC

Centuries:

2nd century BC -

**1st century BC** -

1st century
Decades: 130s BC - 120s BC - 110s BC - 100s BC - 90s BC - **80s BC** - 70s BC - 60s BC - 50s BC - 40s BC - 30s BC

Years: 89 BC 88 BC 87 BC 86 BC 85 BC 84 BC 83 BC 82 BC 81 BC 80 BC

**Events**

- 80 Alexandria comes under Roman jurisdiction
- 81 Sulla is appointed dictator and reforms the Roman government
- 82 Sulla defeats Samnite allies of Rome in the Battle of the Colline Gate, and takes control of Rome.
- 88 End of the Social War, with the defeat of the Italian Allies by the Romans