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Millennium:1st millennium
Centuries:1st century2nd century3rd century
Decades:120s  130s  140s  – 150s –  160s  170s  180s
Years:156 157 158159160 161 162
 
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This article is about the year 159. For the number, see 159 (number).
Millennium:1st millennium
Centuries:1st century2nd century3rd century
Decades:120s  130s  140s  – 150s –  160s  170s  180s
Years:156 157 158159160 161 162
159 by topic
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159 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar159
CLIX
Ab urbe condita912
Armenian calendarN/A
Assyrian calendar4909
Bahá'í calendar−1685 – −1684
Bengali calendar−434
Berber calendar1109
English Regnal yearN/A
Buddhist calendar703
Burmese calendar−479
Byzantine calendar5667–5668
Chinese calendar戊戌(Earth Dog)
2855 or 2795
    — to —
己亥年 (Earth Pig)
2856 or 2796
Coptic calendar−125 – −124
Discordian calendar1325
Ethiopian calendar151–152
Hebrew calendar3919–3920
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat215–216
 - Shaka Samvat81–82
 - Kali Yuga3260–3261
Holocene calendar10159
Igbo calendar−841 – −840
Iranian calendar463 BP – 462 BP
Islamic calendar477 BH – 476 BH
Japanese calendarN/A
Juche calendarN/A
Julian calendar159
CLIX
Korean calendar2492
Minguo calendar1753 before ROC
民前1753年
Thai solar calendar702

Year 159 (CLIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Quintillus and Priscus (or, less frequently, year 912 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 159 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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