In the year 79 BC...
- Lucius Cornelius Sulla renounces his dictatorship of Rome and retires to his country villa where, surrounded by a motly assortment of actors, dancers, and harlots, he lives out the remaining year of his life with great merryment.
- A young Cicero, aged 26, leaves Rome to seek higher education in Greece.
These people were born in 79 BC:
80 BC - 79 BC - 78 BC
1st century BC