Antonine Plague (English: Antonine Plague), also named the Galen Plague (after the Roman doctor Claudius Galen), was a time from 165 to 180 AD when many people became very sick. Historians think they had smallpox.
- Edward Watts (April 28, 2020). "What Rome Learned From the Deadly Antonine Plague of 165 A.D." Smithsonian Magazine. Retrieved April 28, 2021.