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                                                                  Millennium:                   1st millennium BC
Year 196 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.
                                                             Centuries:       3rd century BC – 2nd century BC – 1st century BC
At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of
                                                              Decades : 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC – 190s BC – 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC
Purpureo and Marcellus (or, less frequently, year 558 Ab
urbe condita). The denomination 196 BC for this year has        Years:    199 BC 198 BC 197 BC – 196 BC – 195 BC 194 BC 193 BC

been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno
Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.                         196 BC by topic
                                                                                                                   Politics

Events                                                                                         State leaders – Sovereign states
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                                                                                           Establishments and disestablishments categories
Roman Republic                                                                                Establishments – Disestablishments
   The Insubres, Gauls of the Po Valley, believed by the Romans to have been                                   V   · T·   E   ·
   incited to revolt by Carthage, are finally defeated.
   A new category of Roman priests, the tresviri epulones, are elected to                     196 BC in other calendars
   supervise the feasts of the gods; the first three men selected are Gaius              Gregorian calendar                   196 BC

   Licinius Lucullus, Publius Manlius, and Publius Porcius Laeca.                        Ab urbe condita                      558

   At the Isthmian Games at Corinth, the Roman general and pro-consul Titus              Armenian calendar                    N/A
   Quinctius Flamininus proclaims that all Greeks are to be free and governed by         Assyrian calendar                    4555
   their own laws. For this deed he is hailed in many Greek cities as a saviour          Bahá'í calendar                      -2039–-2038
   and accorded homage alongside the gods.                                               Bengali calendar                     -788
   Flamininus accuses the Spartan ruler, Nabis, of tyranny, takes Gythium in             Berber calendar                      755
   Laconia and forces Nabis to surrender Argos.                                          English Regnal year                  N/A
                                                                                         Buddhist calendar                    349
Anatolia
                                                                                         Burmese calendar                     -833
   According to the Roman scholar and writer Marcus Terentius Varro, the
                                                                                         Byzantine calendar                   5313–5314
   foundation of a library at Pergamum around this time by Eumenes II of
                                                                                         Chinese calendar                     甲辰年
   Pergamum, combined with an embargo on papyrus by Ptolemy V, leads to the
                                                                                                                              (2441/2501)
   invention of parchment.                                                                                                           — to —
                                                                                                                              乙巳年
Egypt
                                                                                                                              (2442/2502)
   The Rosetta Stone is created. This stone is a Ptolemaic era stele written with
                                                                                         Coptic calendar                      -479–-478
   the same text in two Egyptian language scripts (hieroglyphic and demotic) and
                                                                                         Ethiopian calendar                   -203–-202
   in classical Greek. The translation of the Greek passage reveals that the
                                                                                         Hebrew calendar                      3565–3566
   inscription is a royal edict recording the benefits conferred on Egypt by the
                                                                                         Hindu calendars
   pharaoh Ptolemy V Epiphanes at the time of his coronation. This stone will
                                                                                         - Vikram Samvat                      -139–-138
   provide the key to the hieroglyphic, or pictographic writing, of ancient Egypt
                                                                                         - Shaka Samvat                       N/A
   and the decree on it reveals the increasing influence of Egyptian natives,
                                                                                         - Kali Yuga                          2906–2907
   remitted debts and taxes, released prisoners, pardoned rebels who have
   surrendered, and granted increased benefactions to the temples.                       Holocene calendar                    9805
                                                                                         Iranian calendar                     817 BP – 816 BP
Seleucid Empire                                                                          Islamic calendar                     842 BH – 841 BH
   Antiochus III's army crosses the Hellespont into Thrace, where he claims              Japanese calendar
   sovereignty over territory that has been won by Seleucus I in 281 BC. A war of        Julian calendar
   harassment and diplomacy with Rome ensues. The Romans send                            Korean calendar                      2138
   ambassadors demanding that Antiochus stay out of Greece and set free all              Minguo calendar                      2107 before ROC
  the autonomous communities in Anatolia. To meet these demands would have                                  民前2107 年
  meant Antiochus III giving up the western part of his Seleucid Empire. Thus   Thai solar calendar         348
  Antiochus refuses the Romans' demands.                                                   This box: view · talk · edit ·



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  Han Xin, general who served under Emperor Gaozu of Han
  King Xin of Han, vassal ruler under Emperor Gaozu of Han

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