Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC

Decades: 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC - 190s BC - 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC

Years: 201 BC 200 BC 199 BC 198 BC 197 BC - 196 BC - 195 BC 194 BC 193 BC 192 BC 191 BC

  • March 27 - Council of Priests at Memphis pass a decree praising the deeds of Ptolemy V, which is recorded on the Rosetta Stone.
  • At the Isthmian Games, the Roman Titus Quinctius Flamininus proclaims the Greeks to be a free people.
  • Rome subjugates Comum in northern Italy.
  • Lucius Stertinius erects triumphal arches in Rome to commemorate his victories in Spain.
  • A new category of Roman priests, the tresviri epulones, are elected to supervise the feasts of the gods; the first three are Gaius Licinius Lucullus, Publius Manlius, and Publius Porcius Laeca.
  • Hannibal takes control of the government of Carthage in order to end widespread corruption.