Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Decades: 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC - 170s BC - 150s BC140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC
Years: 176 BC 175 BC 174 BC 173 BC 172 BC - 171 BC - 170 BC 169 BC 168 BC 167 BC 166 BC
- At the Battle of Callicinus, Perseus of Macedon defeats a Roman army under Publius Licinius Crassus.
- Spanish-born children of Roman soldiers appear before the Roman Senate to request a town to live in, and are given Carteia in southern Spain.