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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 10s BC  0s BC  0s  – 10s –  20s  30s  40s
Years: AD 10 AD 11 AD12 AD13 AD 14 AD 15 AD
AD 12 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar AD 12
Ab urbe condita 765
Assyrian calendar 4762
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −581
Berber calendar 962
Buddhist calendar 556
Burmese calendar −626
Byzantine calendar 5520–5521
Chinese calendar 辛未年 (Metal Goat)
2708 or 2648
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
2709 or 2649
Coptic calendar −272 – −271
Discordian calendar 1178
Ethiopian calendar 4–5
Hebrew calendar 3772–3773
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 68–69
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3112–3113
Holocene calendar 10012
Iranian calendar 610 BP – 609 BP
Islamic calendar 629 BH – 628 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar AD 12
Korean calendar 2345
Minguo calendar 1900 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1456
Seleucid era 323/324 AG
Thai solar calendar 554–555
Tibetan calendar 阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
138 or −243 or −1015
    — to —
(male Water-Monkey)
139 or −242 or −1014

12 is a year in the 1st century. It was a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Caesar and Capito.


  • Annius Rufus is appointed Prefect of Judea.
  • Germanicus and Gaius Fonteius Capito become Roman Consuls.
  • Quirinius returns from Judea to become a counselor to Tiberius
  • 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.


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