2 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 2nd century BC1st century BC1st century
Decades: 30s BC  20s BC  10s BC  – 0s BC –  0s  10s  20s
2 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2 BC
Ab urbe condita 752
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4749
Bahá'í calendar −1845 – −1844
Bengali calendar −594
Berber calendar 949
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 543
Burmese calendar −639
Byzantine calendar 5507–5508
Chinese calendar 戊午(Earth Horse)
2695 or 2635
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
2696 or 2636
Coptic calendar −285 – −284
Discordian calendar 1165
Ethiopian calendar −9 – −8
Hebrew calendar 3759–3760
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 55–56
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3100–3101
Holocene calendar 9999
Igbo calendar −1001 – −1000
Iranian calendar 623 BP – 622 BP
Islamic calendar 642 BH – 641 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 2 BC
Korean calendar 2332
Minguo calendar 1913 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 542

Year 2 BC was a common year starting on Thursday or Friday (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. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Augustus and Silvanus (or, less frequently, year 752 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 2 BC 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.


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  1. ^ Eck, Werner; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider; new material by Sarolta A. Takács. (2003) The Age of Augustus. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing (hardcover, ISBN 0-631-22957-4; paperback, ISBN 0-631-22958-2).