Year 72 was a
leap year starting on Wednesday(link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.__NOTOC__
Antiochus IV of Syriais deposed by Vespasian.
Titusare 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" (
Julia Balbilla, poetess and princess from the Kingdom of Commagene
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