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20s BC

Millennium: 1st millennium BC
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This article concerns the period 29 BC – 20 BC.

Events

29 BC

By place

Roman Republic

By topic

Literature

28 BC

By place

Roman Republic

By topic

Astronomy
  • May 10 – The earliest dated record of a sunspot by Chinese astronomers.[2]
  • The Emilius comet is said to have crashed into modern day Pakistan.

27 BC

By place

Roman Republic/Empire

26 BC

By place

Roman Empire
Greece
Osroene
  • Abgar III of Osroene is succeeded by Abgar IV Sumaqa.
Asia

By topic

Astronomy

25 BC

By place

Roman empire
China
  • The government gives its tributary states 20,000 rolls of silk cloth and about 20,000 pounds of silk floss.

24 BC

By place

Roman Empire

23 BC

By place

Roman Empire
Osroene
  • Ma'nu III Saphul becomes ruler of Osroene.

By topic

Architecture
  • The Roman writer, architect and engineer Vitruvius finishes writing De Architectura (known today as The Ten Books of Architecture), a treatise in Latin on architecture, and perhaps the first work about this discipline.

22 BC

By place

Roman Empire

21 BC

By place

Roman Empire

20 BC

By place

Roman Empire
India

Significant people

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "LacusCurtius • Res Gestae Divi Augusti (II)". penelope.uchicago.edu. Retrieved 2017-02-22.
  2. ^ "The Observation of Sunspots". UNESCO Courier. 1988. Archived from the original on 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2010-07-14.
  3. ^ Gross, W. H. "The Propaganda of an Unpopular Ideology", in The Age of Augustus: Interdisciplinary Conference held at Brown University, April 30–May 2, 1982, edited by Rolf Winkes (Rhode Island: Centre for Old World Archaeology and Art, 1985), 35.
  4. ^ "LacusCurtius • Res Gestae Divi Augusti (II)". penelope.uchicago.edu. Retrieved 2017-02-22.
  5. ^ Rosenberg, Matt. "What Were the Largest Cities Throughout History?". ThoughtCo.