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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 other calendars
Gregorian calendar 48 BC
Ab urbe condita 706
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4703
Bahá'í calendar -1891–-1890
Bengali calendar -640
Berber calendar 903
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 497
Burmese calendar -685
Byzantine calendar 5461–5462
Chinese calendar 壬申
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Coptic calendar -331–-330
Ethiopian calendar -55–-54
Hebrew calendar 3713–3714
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 9–10
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3054–3055
Holocene calendar 9953
Iranian calendar 669 BP – 668 BP
Islamic calendar 690 BH – 689 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2286
Minguo calendar 1959 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 496

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.



  • 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)


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