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Year 124 (CXXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Glabrio and Flaccus (or, less frequently, year 877 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 124 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.
|Ab urbe condita||877|
|Balinese saka calendar||45–46|
|Chinese calendar||癸亥年 (Water Pig)|
2820 or 2760
— to —
甲子年 (Wood Rat)
2821 or 2761
|Coptic calendar||−160 – −159|
|- Vikram Samvat||180–181|
|- Shaka Samvat||45–46|
|- Kali Yuga||3224–3225|
|Iranian calendar||498 BP – 497 BP|
|Islamic calendar||513 BH – 512 BH|
|Minguo calendar||1788 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||435/436 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||666–667|
250 or −131 or −903
— to —
251 or −130 or −902
- Emperor Hadrian begins to rebuild the Olympeion in Athens.
- Antinous becomes Hadrian's beloved companion on his journeys through the Roman Empire.
- During a voyage to Greece, Hadrian is initiated in the ancient rites known as the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- In northern India, Nahapana, king of the Scythians, is defeated and dies in battle while fighting against King Andhra Gautamiputra Satakarni. This defeat destroys the Scythian dynasty of Ksaharâtas.
- Apuleius, Novelist, writer, public speaker