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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 other calendars
Gregorian calendar 201 BC
Ab urbe condita 553
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4550
Bahá'í calendar -2044–-2043
Bengali calendar -793
Berber calendar 750
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 344
Burmese calendar -838
Byzantine calendar 5308–5309
Chinese calendar 己亥
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Coptic calendar -484–-483
Ethiopian calendar -208–-207
Hebrew calendar 3560–3561
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat -144–-143
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2901–2902
Holocene calendar 9800
Iranian calendar 822 BP – 821 BP
Islamic calendar 847 BH – 846 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2133
Minguo calendar 2112 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 343

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.


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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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