72


72

Year 72 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.__NOTOC__

Events

By place

Roman Empire

*Antiochus IV of Syria is deposed by Vespasian.
*Vespasian and Titus are Roman Consuls.
*First Jewish-Roman War — The Romans lay siege to Masada, a desert fortress held by Jewish victims of the Sicarii.
*Foundation of "Flavia Neapolis" (Nablus).

Births

*Julia Balbilla, poetess and princess from the Kingdom of Commagene

Deaths

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