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8 BC

Year 8 BC was either a common year starting on Friday or Saturday or a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar (the sources differ, see leap year error for further information) and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Proleptic Julian calendar. [1]

26 relations: Ab urbe condita, Anno Domini, Arminius, Bohemia, Calendar era, Cherusci, Common year starting on Friday, Common year starting on Saturday, Common year starting on Wednesday, Education, Empress Wang (Ping), Empress Xu (Cheng), Gaius Maecenas, Horace, Hostage, Julian calendar, Leap year starting on Thursday, Marcomanni, Maroboduus, November 27, Proleptic Julian calendar, Roman Empire, Rome, 23, 65 BC, 70 BC.

Ab urbe condita

"ab urbe condita" (related to "anno urbis conditae"; A. U. C., AUC, a.u.c.; also "anno urbis", short a.u.) is a Latin phrase meaning "from the founding of the City (Rome)", traditionally dated to 753 BC.

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Anno Domini

The terms anno Domini (AD or A.D.) and before Christ (BC or B.C.) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars.

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Arminius

Arminius (18/17 BC – AD 21) was a chieftain of the Germanic Cherusci who defeated a Roman army in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 AD.

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Bohemia

Bohemia (Čechy;; Czechy; Bohême; Bohemia) is a region in the Czech Republic.

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Calendar era

A calendar era is the year numbering system used by a calendar.

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Cherusci

The Cherusci were a Germanic tribe that inhabited parts of the plains and forests of northwestern Germany, in the area possibly near present-day Hanover, during the 1st century BC and 1st century AD.

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Common year starting on Friday

This is the calendar for any common year starting on Friday, January 1 (dominical letter C).

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Common year starting on Saturday

This is the calendar for any common year starting on Saturday, January 1 (dominical letter B).

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Common year starting on Wednesday

This is the calendar for any common year starting on Wednesday, January 1 (dominical letter E).

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Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning.

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Empress Wang (Ping)

Empress Wang (王皇后, personal name unknown) (8 BC – AD 23), formally Empress Xiaoping (孝平皇后), formally during her father Wang Mang's Xin Dynasty Duchess Dowager of Ding'an (定安太后) then Princess Huanghuang (黃皇室主) was an empress during the Han Dynasty -- the last of the Western Han Dynasty—who was the daughter of the eventual usurper Wang Mang.

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Empress Xu (Cheng)

Empress Xu (許皇后) (personal name unknown) (died 8 BC) was an empress during Han Dynasty, who came from a powerful family and who was initially very much loved by her husband Emperor Cheng, but who eventually lost favor and, as a result of the machinations of her eventual successor, Empress Zhao Feiyan, was deposed.

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Gaius Maecenas

Gaius Cilnius Maecenas (15 April 68 BC – 8 BC) was an ally, friend and political advisor to Octavian (who was to become the first Emperor of Rome as Caesar Augustus) as well as an important patron for the new generation of Augustan poets, including both Horace and Virgil.

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Horace

Quintus Horatius Flaccus (December 8, 65 BC – November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (also known as Octavian).

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Hostage

A hostage is a person or entity which is held by one of two belligerent parties to the other or seized as security for the carrying out of an agreement, or as a preventive measure against war.

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Julian calendar

The Julian calendar, introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 BC (708 AUC), was a reform of the Roman calendar.

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Leap year starting on Thursday

This is the calendar for any leap year starting on Thursday, January 1 (dominical letter DC), such as 1948, 1976, 2004, 2032 or 2060.

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Marcomanni

The Marcomanni were a Germanic tribal confederation, probably related to the Buri or the Suebi.

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Maroboduus

Maroboduus (born c. in 30 BC, died in AD 37), was king of the Marcomanni.

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November 27

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Proleptic Julian calendar

The proleptic Julian calendar is produced by extending the Julian calendar backwards to dates preceding AD 4 when the quadrennial leap year stabilized.

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum; Ancient and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων Basileia tōn Rhōmaiōn) was the post-Republican period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Rome

Rome (Roma, Rōma) is a city and special comune (named "Roma Capitale") in Italy.

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23

Year 23 (XXIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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65 BC

Year 65 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

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70 BC

Year 70 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

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746 AUC, 8 BCE.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8_BC

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