Decades: 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC - **130s BC** - 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC

Years: 139 BC 138 BC 137 BC 136 BC 135 BC - **134 BC** - 133 BC 132 BC 131 BC 130 BC 129 BC

**Events**

- John Hyrcanus becomes High Priest following the murder of his father Simon Maccabaeus by Ptolemy the son of Abubus.
- Hipparchus discovers the precession of the equinoxes
- Hipparchus creates a star catalogue

- Simon Maccabaeus (slain by his host)