Decades: 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC - **150s BC** - 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC

Years: 164 BC 163 BC 162 BC 161 BC 160 BC - **159 BC** - 158 BC 157 BC 156 BC 155 BC 154 BC

- In Rome, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus becomes
*princeps senatus*for the fifth time.

- Publius Terentius Afer (Terence), Roman playwright