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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 30s  40s  50s  – 60s –  70s  80s  90s
Years: 57 58 596061 62 63
60 by topic
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Birth and death categories
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60 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 60
Ab urbe condita 813
Assyrian calendar 4810
Bengali calendar −533
Berber calendar 1010
Buddhist calendar 604
Burmese calendar −578
Byzantine calendar 5568–5569
Chinese calendar 己未(Earth Goat)
2756 or 2696
    — to —
庚申年 (Metal Monkey)
2757 or 2697
Coptic calendar −224 – −223
Discordian calendar 1226
Ethiopian calendar 52–53
Hebrew calendar 3820–3821
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 116–117
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3161–3162
Holocene calendar 10060
Iranian calendar 562 BP – 561 BP
Islamic calendar 579 BH – 578 BH
Julian calendar 60
Korean calendar 2393
Minguo calendar 1852 before ROC
Seleucid era 371/372 AG
Thai solar calendar 602–603
The Roman Empire in 60

Year 60 (LX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Caesar and Lentulus (or, less frequently, year 813 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 60 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.

The year 60 is the first identifiable year for which a date is cited complete with day of the week, i.e. 6 February 60, identified as a "Sunday" (as viii idus Februarius dies solis "eighth day before the ides of February, day of the Sun") in a Pompeiian graffito. According to the currently-used Julian calendar, 6 February 60 was a Wednesday (dies Mercurii, "day of Mercury"). This is explained by the existence of two conventions of naming days of the weeks based on the planetary hours system, 6 February was a "Sunday" based on the sunset naming convention, and a "Wednesday" based on the sunrise naming convention.[1]


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  1. ^ Nerone Caesare Augusto Cosso Lentuol Cossil fil. Cos. VIII idus Febr(u)arius dies solis, luna XIIIIX nun(dinae) Cumis, V (idus Februarias) nun(dinae) Pompeis. Robert Hannah, "Time in Written Spaces", in: Peter Keegan, Gareth Sears, Ray Laurence (eds.), Written Space in the Latin West, 200 BC to AD 300, A&C Black, 2013, p. 89.
  2. ^ a b
  3. ^ Tacitus, Annals 14.30.
  4. ^ Tacitus, Annals 14.31.
  5. ^ Cassius Dio, Roman History 62.2.
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  7. ^ Tacitus, Annals.
  8. ^ Cassius Dio, Roman History.
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