AD 12

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Millennium: 1st millennium
AD 12 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar AD 12
Ab urbe condita 765
Assyrian calendar 4762
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −581
Berber calendar 962
Buddhist calendar 556
Burmese calendar −626
Byzantine calendar 5520–5521
Chinese calendar 辛未(Metal Goat)
2708 or 2648
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
2709 or 2649
Coptic calendar −272 – −271
Discordian calendar 1178
Ethiopian calendar 4–5
Hebrew calendar 3772–3773
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 68–69
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3112–3113
Holocene calendar 10012
Iranian calendar 610 BP – 609 BP
Islamic calendar 629 BH – 628 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar AD 12
Korean calendar 2345
Minguo calendar 1900 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1456
Seleucid era 323/324 AG
Thai solar calendar 554–555
Tibetan calendar 阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
138 or −243 or −1015
    — to —
(male Water-Monkey)
139 or −242 or −1014

AD 12 (XII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Caesar and Capito (or, less frequently, year 765 Ab urbe condita). The denomination AD 12 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.


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  • Ovid stops writing Fasti because of the lack of resources (being far from the libraries of Rome). He completes 6 books that detail festivals found in the Roman Calendar.




  1. ^ Varner, Eric R. (2004). Mutilation and transformation: damnatio memoriae and Roman imperial portraiture. Brill. p. 21. ISBN 978-90-04-13577-2.