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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 2nd century BC1st century BC1st century
Decades: 70s BC  60s BC  50s BC  – 40s BC –  30s BC  20s BC  10s BC
Years: 51 BC 50 BC 49 BC48 BC47 BC 46 BC 45 BC
48 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 48 BC
XLVII BC
Ab urbe condita 706
Ancient Egypt era XXXIII dynasty, 276
- Pharaoh Cleopatra VII, 4
Ancient Greek era 183rd Olympiad (victor)¹
Assyrian calendar 4703
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −640
Berber calendar 903
Buddhist calendar 497
Burmese calendar −685
Byzantine calendar 5461–5462
Chinese calendar 壬申年 (Water Monkey)
2649 or 2589
    — to —
癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
2650 or 2590
Coptic calendar −331 – −330
Discordian calendar 1119
Ethiopian calendar −55 – −54
Hebrew calendar 3713–3714
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 9–10
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3053–3054
Holocene calendar 9953
Iranian calendar 669 BP – 668 BP
Islamic calendar 690 BH – 689 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 2286
Minguo calendar 1959 before ROC
民前1959年
Nanakshahi calendar −1515
Seleucid era 264/265 AG
Thai solar calendar 495–496
Tibetan calendar 阳水猴年
(male Water-Monkey)
79 or −302 or −1074
    — to —
阴水鸡年
(female Water-Rooster)
80 or −301 or −1073

Year 48 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Caesar and Vatia.

Events

Births

  • Lucius Calpurnius Piso, consul under Caesar Augustus (d. AD 32)
  • Consort Ban, Chinese concubine of Emperor Cheng of Han, also a female poet and scholar (d. 6 BC)

Deaths

for more information, see Category:48 BC deaths.
  • Pompey, Roman politician (b. 106 BC)
  • Titus Annius Milo, Roman politician
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