Year 159 (CLIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time in Roman territories, 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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159 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar159
CLIX
Ab urbe condita912
Assyrian calendar4909
Balinese saka calendar80–81
Bengali calendar−434
Berber calendar1109
Buddhist calendar703
Burmese calendar−479
Byzantine calendar5667–5668
Chinese calendar戊戌年 (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 Samvat80–81
 - Kali Yuga3259–3260
Holocene calendar10159
Iranian calendar463 BP – 462 BP
Islamic calendar477 BH – 476 BH
Javanese calendar35–36
Julian calendar159
CLIX
Korean calendar2492
Minguo calendar1753 before ROC
民前1753年
Nanakshahi calendar−1309
Seleucid era470/471 AG
Thai solar calendar701–702
Tibetan calendar阳土狗年
(male Earth-Dog)
285 or −96 or −868
    — to —
阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
286 or −95 or −867

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