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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 10s BC  0s BC  0s  – 10s –  20s  30s  40s
Years: 14 15 161718 19 20
17 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 17
XVII
Ab urbe condita 770
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4767
Bahá'í calendar -1827–-1826
Bengali calendar -576
Berber calendar 967
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 561
Burmese calendar -621
Byzantine calendar 5525–5526
Chinese calendar 丙子年十二月十五日
(2653/2713-12-15)
— to —
丁丑年十二月廿四日
(2654/2714-12-24)
Coptic calendar -267–-266
Ethiopian calendar 9–10
Hebrew calendar 3777–3778
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 73–74
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3118–3119
Holocene calendar 10017
Iranian calendar 605 BP – 604 BP
Islamic calendar 624 BH – 623 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2350
Minguo calendar 1895 before ROC
民前1895年
Thai solar calendar 560

17 is a year in the 1st century. It was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Flaccus and Rufus

Events

Roman Empire

  • Germanicus leads military campaigns in the East.
  • Cappadocia (in Asia Minor) becomes a Roman province.
  • Sejanus becomes Praetorian prefect.
  • The book Ab Urbe condita ("History of Rome Since its Foundation") is published in 142 volumes. Livy was the author.

Europe

Asia Minor

  • An earthquake in Anatolia destroys the city of Sardis.

Deaths

  • Ovid, Roman poet (or 18)
  • Livy, Roman historian
  • Gaius Julius Hyginus, Roman writer

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