194 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
194 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 194 BC
Ab urbe condita 560
Ancient Egypt era XXXIII dynasty, 130
- Pharaoh Ptolemy V Epiphanes, 10
Ancient Greek era 146th Olympiad, year 3
Assyrian calendar 4557
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −786
Berber calendar 757
Buddhist calendar 351
Burmese calendar −831
Byzantine calendar 5315–5316
Chinese calendar 丙午(Fire Horse)
2503 or 2443
    — to —
丁未年 (Fire Goat)
2504 or 2444
Coptic calendar −477 – −476
Discordian calendar 973
Ethiopian calendar −201 – −200
Hebrew calendar 3567–3568
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −137 – −136
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2907–2908
Holocene calendar 9807
Iranian calendar 815 BP – 814 BP
Islamic calendar 840 BH – 839 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 2140
Minguo calendar 2105 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1661
Seleucid era 118/119 AG
Thai solar calendar 349–350
Tibetan calendar 阳火马年
(male Fire-Horse)
−67 or −448 or −1220
    — to —
(female Fire-Goat)
−66 or −447 or −1219

Year 194 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Africanus and Longus (or, less frequently, year 560 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 194 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.


By place[edit]


  • After checking the ambitions of the Spartan tyrant, Nabis, the Roman forces under pro-consul Titus Quinctius Flamininus finally withdraw from Greece.
  • With the Roman legions under Flaminius returning to Italy, the Greek states are once again on their own. The Romans leave the dominant powers in the region; the kingdom of Macedonia, the Aetolians, the strengthened Achaean League and the weakened Sparta. The Aetolians, who have opposed the Roman intervention in Greek affairs, incite the Spartan leader, Nabis, to retake his former territories and regain his influence in Greek affairs.

Seleucid Empire[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

  • The Battle of Mutina is fought near Modena, between the Romans and the Gauls. The Romans are victorious in the battle which effectively ends the threat of the Gauls in Italy.
  • The Italian towns of Liternum and Puteoli become Roman colonies.


  • The construction of the first city wall of Chang'an begins.