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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 0s  10s  20s  – 30s –  40s  50s  60s
Years: 36 37 383940 41 42
AD 39 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar AD 39
Ab urbe condita 792
Assyrian calendar 4789
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −554
Berber calendar 989
Buddhist calendar 583
Burmese calendar −599
Byzantine calendar 5547–5548
Chinese calendar 戊戌年 (Earth Dog)
2735 or 2675
    — to —
己亥年 (Earth Pig)
2736 or 2676
Coptic calendar −245 – −244
Discordian calendar 1205
Ethiopian calendar 31–32
Hebrew calendar 3799–3800
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 95–96
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3139–3140
Holocene calendar 10039
Iranian calendar 583 BP – 582 BP
Islamic calendar 601 BH – 600 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar AD 39
Korean calendar 2372
Minguo calendar 1873 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1429
Seleucid era 350/351 AG
Thai solar calendar 581–582
Tibetan calendar 阳土狗年
(male Earth-Dog)
165 or −216 or −988
    — to —
(female Earth-Pig)
166 or −215 or −987

39 is a year in the 1st century. It was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Augustus and Corbulo.


Roman Empire

  • Tigellinus, minister and favorite of the later Roman emperor Nero, is banished.
  • Domitius Afer becomes a consul.
  • Caligula is also a consul.
  • Agrippa I, king of Iudaea, is called back to Rome.
  • Legio XV Primigenia and XXII Primigenia are levied by Caligula for the German frontier.
  • Caligula's campaign into Germany was stopped by a conspiracy led by Cassius Chaerea.
  • Caligula orders that a statue of himself be placed in the temple in Jerusalem. Jews protest. They are able to stop construction of the statue until the death of Caligula (January 24, 41).
  • Philo leads a Jewish delegation to Rome to protest the anti-Jewish conditions in Alexandria.




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