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10s

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 10s BC 0s BC 0s10s20s 30s 40s
Years: 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

This is a list of events occurring in the 10s, ordered by year.

10

By place

Roman Empire

Elsewhere

  • The Greek dynasty in Bactria is brought to an end.
  • The usurper Wang Mang (who rules during a brief interregnum known as the Xin Dynasty) outlaws the private purchase and use of crossbows. Despite this, Liu Xiu, the later Emperor Guangwu of Han, buys crossbows in the winter of 22 in order to aid the rebellion of his brother Liu Yan (styled Bosheng) and Li Tong.

By topic

Arts

11

By Place

Roman Empire

  • Germania Inferior and the Rhine are secured by Germanicus.
  • Emperor Augustus abandons his plan to create a defensive border at the Elbe, in order to reinforce the Roman defenses along the Rhine and the Danube.
  • An edict is issued effecting an empire-wide ban on divinatory practices especially astrology. The edict required any consultation between a customer and a practitioner to be conducted with at least one third party witness present and banned inquiry into anyone's death.[1]

Asia

12

By place

Roman Empire

By topic

Arts and sciences

  • Ovid stops writing Fasti because of the lack of resources (being far from the libraries of Rome). He completes 6 books that detail festivals found in the Roman Calendar.

13

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

  • Last year (3rd) of Shijianguo era of the Chinese Xin Dynasty.
  • Considered the lucky number of those from the Chinese Xin Dynasty.

By topic

Arts and sciences


14

By place

Roman Empire

Asia

By topic

Art

15

By place

Roman Empire

By topic

Arts and sciences

16

By place

Roman Empire

By topic

Arts and sciences

17

By place

Roman Empire

Europe

Africa

Israel

Asia Minor

By topic

Arts and sciences

  • Publication of the Ab Urbe condita ("History of Rome Since its Foundation") in 142 volumes by Livy.

18

By place

Roman Empire

Syria

Parthia

China

  • After a flooding of the Yellow River farmers are forced to rebel. Emperor Wang Mang reacts by sending an army (some 100,000 men) against the agrarian rebels. The rebel leaders, concerned that during battle it would become impossible to tell friend from foe, order that their men color their eyebrows red – and this is where the name Chimei ("The Red Eyebrows") comes from.

India

19

By place

Roman Empire

Syria

Asia


Significant people

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Cramer, F. H. "Astrology in Roman Law and Politics (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 37)." (1954).
  2. ^ Syme, History in Ovid, 40-42
  3. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 1.31
  4. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 1.49
  5. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 1.51
  6. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 1.20
  7. ^ According to Balduin Saria in 1938; not supported by later archaeological findings. Šašel Kos, Marjeta (September 2012). "2000 let Emone? Kaj bomo praznovali?" [2000 Years of Emona? What Will We Celebrate?]. Ljubljana: glasilo Mestne občine Ljubljana [Ljubljana: The Bulletin of the City Municipality of Ljubljana] (in Slovenščina) XVII (7): 28–29.  
  8. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 1.57.
  9. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 1.62
  10. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 1.76.
  11. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 2.21
  12. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 2.24
  13. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 2.4
  14. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 2.41
  15. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 2.52
  16. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 2.47
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