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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 4th century BC3rd century BC2nd century BC
Decades: 230s BC  220s BC  210s BC  – 200s BC –  190s BC  180s BC  170s BC
Years: 204 BC 203 BC 202 BC201 BC200 BC 199 BC 198 BC
201 BC by topic
State leaders – Sovereign states
Birth and death categories
Births – Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments – Disestablishments
201 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 201 BC
Ab urbe condita 553
Ancient Egypt era XXXIII dynasty, 123
- Pharaoh Ptolemy V Epiphanes, 3
Ancient Greek era 144th Olympiad, year 4
Assyrian calendar 4550
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −793
Berber calendar 750
Buddhist calendar 344
Burmese calendar −838
Byzantine calendar 5308–5309
Chinese calendar 己亥年 (Earth Pig)
2496 or 2436
    — to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
2497 or 2437
Coptic calendar −484 – −483
Discordian calendar 966
Ethiopian calendar −208 – −207
Hebrew calendar 3560–3561
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −144 – −143
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2900–2901
Holocene calendar 9800
Iranian calendar 822 BP – 821 BP
Islamic calendar 847 BH – 846 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 2133
Minguo calendar 2112 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1668
Seleucid era 111/112 AG
Thai solar calendar 342–343
Tibetan calendar 阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
−74 or −455 or −1227
    — to —
(male Iron-Rat)
−73 or −454 or −1226

Expansion of Rome, 2nd century BC
The Roman Republic in 201 BC (in light green)

Year 201 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.


By place


Roman Republic


  • Philip V of Macedon captures Samos and the Egyptian fleet stationed there. He then makes war on Chios to the north.
  • Rhodes and its allies Pergamum, Cyzicus, and Byzantium combine their fleets and defeat Philip V in the Battle of Chios. His flagship is trapped and rammed by two enemy ships.
  • The Spartan king, Nabis, once more invades and captures Messene. The Spartans leave when the Achaean League army of Philopoemen helps. Nabis' forces are defeated at Tegea by Philopoemen.



  • Gnaeus Naevius, Latin epic poet and dramatist (b. c. 264 BC)
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