Decades: 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC - **200s BC** - 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC

Years: 207 BC 206 BC 205 BC 204 BC 203 BC - **202 BC** - 201 BC 200 BC 199 BC 198 BC 197 BC

- October 19 - Scipio Africanus Major defeats Hannibal in the Battle of Zama. On Hannibal's advice, Carthage sues for peace, ending the Second Punic War. Carthage is reduced to a client state.
- Begin of the Han Dynasty in China.