20s BC

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This article concerns the period 29 BC – 20 BC.

Events[edit]

29 BC

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

By topic[edit]

Literature[edit]

28 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

By topic[edit]

Astronomy[edit]
  • 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[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Republic/Empire[edit]

26 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Greece[edit]
Osroene[edit]
Asia[edit]

By topic[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

25 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

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

24 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]

23 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
Osroene[edit]

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Architecture[edit]
  • 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.
Poetry[edit]
  • The Roman poet Horace publishes the first three books of Odes.

22 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]

21 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]

20 BC[edit]

By place[edit]

Roman Empire[edit]
India[edit]

By topic[edit]

Literature[edit]

Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

27 BC

25 BC

23 BC

21 BC

20 BC

Deaths[edit]

29 BC

28 BC

27 BC

26 BC

25 BC

24 BC

23 BC

22 BC

20 BC


References[edit]

  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.