Decades: 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC - **140s BC** - 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC

Years: 145 BC 144 BC 143 BC 142 BC 141 BC - **140 BC** - 139 BC 138 BC 137 BC 136 BC 135 BC

**Events**

- Han Wudi becomes emperor of China.
- Scipio Aemilianus leads a group of Roman ambassadors to Alexandria, where they meet with Ptolemy VIII.