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   This article is about the year 12. For the number, see 12 (number). For other uses, see 12 (disambiguation).
Year 12 (XII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full
                                                                                Millennium:                       1st millennium
calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year
                                                                                 Centuries:      1st century BC – 1st century – 2nd century
of the Consulship of Caesar and Capito (or, less frequently, year 765
                                                                                  Decades :          10s BC 0s BC 0s – 10s – 20s 30s 40s
Ab urbe condita). The denomination 12 for this year has been used
since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era                     Years:   9 AD 10 AD 11 AD – 12 AD – 13 AD 14 AD 15 AD

became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
                                                                                                                                    12 by topic

Events                                                                                                                                    Politics

                                                                                                                                  State leaders –
                                                                                                                                 Sovereign states
By place
                                                                                                                                   Birth and death

Roman Empire                                                                                                                          categories

                                                                                                                                 Births – Deaths
   Annius Rufus is appointed Prefect of Judea.
                                                                                                                                 Establishment and
   Augustus orders a major invasion of Germany beyond the Rhine.
   Germanicus and Gaius Fonteius Capito become Roman Consuls.                                                                         categories
   Quirinius returns from Judea to become a counselor to Tiberius.                                                              Establishments –
   The Armenian Artaxiad Dynasty is overthrown by the Romans.                                                                   Disestablishments
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By topic
                                                                                                        12 in other calendars
Arts and sciences
                                                                                                Gregorian calendar        12
   Ovid stops writing Fasti because of the lack of resources (being far from the                                          XII
   libraries of Rome). He completes 6 books that detail festivals found in the                  Ab urbe condita           765
   Roman Calendar.                                                                              Armenian calendar         N/A
                                                                                                Assyrian calendar         4762
                                                                                                Bahá'í calendar           -1832–-1831
Births                                                                                          Bengali calendar          -581
                                                                                                Berber calendar           962
   August 31 – Caligula, Roman Emperor[1]
                                                                                                English Regnal year       N/A
Deaths                                                                                          Buddhist calendar         556
                                                                                                Burmese calendar          -626

References                                                                                      Byzantine calendar        5520–5521
                                                                                                Chinese calendar          辛未年十二月十九日
   1. ^ Varner, Eric R. (2004). Mutilation and transformation: damnatio memoriae and                                      (2648/2708-12-19)
      Roman imperial portraiture. Brill. p. 21. ISBN 978-90-04-13577-2.                                                          — to —

via 12                                                                                          Coptic calendar           -272–-271
                                                                                                Ethiopian calendar        4–5
                                                                                                Hebrew calendar           3772–3773
                                                                                                Hindu calendars
                                                                                                - Vikram Samvat           68–69
                                                                                                - Shaka Samvat            N/A
                                                                                                - Kali Yuga               3113–3114
                                                                                                Holocene calendar         10012
Iranian calendar           610 BP – 609 BP
Islamic calendar           629 BH – 628 BH
Japanese calendar
Julian calendar            12      XII

Korean calendar            2345
Minguo calendar            1900 before ROC
                           民前1900 年

Thai solar calendar        555
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