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

Years: 152 BC 151 BC 150 BC 149 BC 148 BC - **147 BC** - 146 BC 145 BC 144 BC 143 BC 142 BC

- Scipio Aemilianus takes command in the Battle of Carthage.
- Demetrius II of Syria returns to Syria. (approximate)
- Jonathan Maccabaeus conquers Joppa.