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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 0s BC  0s  10s  – 20s –  30s  40s  50s
Years: 20 21 222324 25 26
23 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 23
Ab urbe condita 776
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4773
Bahá'í calendar -1821–-1820
Bengali calendar -570
Berber calendar 973
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 567
Burmese calendar -615
Byzantine calendar 5531–5532
Chinese calendar 壬午年十二月二十日
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Coptic calendar -261–-260
Ethiopian calendar 15–16
Hebrew calendar 3783–3784
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 79–80
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3124–3125
Holocene calendar 10023
Iranian calendar 599 BP – 598 BP
Islamic calendar 617 BH – 616 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2356
Minguo calendar 1889 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 566

23 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 Pollio and Vetus.


Roman Empire

  • Strabo publishes Geography. It covers the world known to the Romans and Greeks at the time of Emperor Augustus.
  • Aelius Sejanus gains power in the Roman Senate and Tiberius.
  • Gaius Asinius Pollio, Gaius Antistius Vetus become consuls


  • Liu Xuan proclaims himself emperor against Wang Mang.
  • Battle of Kunyang - troops under Liu Xiu defeat 450,000 of Wang Mang's troops



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