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                                                                  Millennium:                   1st millennium BC
Year 237 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.
                                                             Centuries:       4th century BC – 3rd century BC – 2nd century BC
At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of
                                                              Decades : 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC – 230s BC – 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC
Caudinus and Flaccus (or, less frequently, year 517 Ab
urbe condita). The denomination 237 BC for this year has        Years:    240 BC 239 BC 238 BC – 237 BC – 236 BC 235 BC 234 BC

been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno
Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.                          237 BC by topic
                                                                                                                   Politics

Events                                                                                         State leaders – Sovereign states
                                                                                                       Birth and death categories

By place                                                                                                   Births – Deaths
                                                                                           Establishments and disestablishments categories
Carthage                                                                                      Establishments – Disestablishments
   Hamilcar Barca's success in defeating the mercenaries results in a growth in                                V   · T·   E   ·
   his strength as leader of Carthage's popular party and support for his
   proposed invasion of the Iberian Peninsula. However, as spokesman for the                  237 BC in other calendars
   landed nobility, Hanno opposes the policy of foreign conquest pursued by              Gregorian calendar                   237 BC
   Hamilcar Barca.                                                                       Ab urbe condita                      517
   Nevertheless, Hamilcar Barca leads a Carthaginian army in an invasion of the          Armenian calendar                    N/A
   Iberian Peninsula with the aim of building a base from which war with Rome            Assyrian calendar                    4514
   can be renewed. By skilful generalship and able diplomacy, Hamilcar extends           Bahá'í calendar                      -2080–-2079
   Carthaginian dominion over many Spanish tribes.                                       Bengali calendar                     -829
                                                                                         Berber calendar                      714
                                                                                         English Regnal year                  N/A
Births                                                                                   Buddhist calendar                    308
                                                                                         Burmese calendar                     -874
                                                                                         Byzantine calendar                   5272–5273
                                                                                         Chinese calendar                     癸亥年
Deaths
                                                                                                                              (2400/2460)
   Xun Zi, Confucian philosopher who has contributed to one of the Hundred                                                           — to —
                                                                                                                              甲子年
   Schools of Thought (b. c. 310 BC)
                                                                                                                              (2401/2461)
                                                                                         Coptic calendar                      -520–-519
                                                                                         Ethiopian calendar                   -244–-243
References                                                                               Hebrew calendar                      3524–3525
                                                                                         Hindu calendars
                                                                                         - Vikram Samvat                      -180–-179
via 237 BC
                                                                                         - Shaka Samvat                       N/A
                                                                                         - Kali Yuga                          2865–2866
                                                                                         Holocene calendar                    9764
                                                                                         Iranian calendar                     858 BP – 857 BP
                                                                                         Islamic calendar                     884 BH – 883 BH
                                                                                         Japanese calendar
                                                                                         Julian calendar
                                                                                         Korean calendar                      2097
                                                                                         Minguo calendar                      2148 before ROC
                            民前2148 年

Thai solar calendar         307
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