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§Germany

The city of Cologne was founded by by the Ubii, a Cisrhenian Germanic tribe

§Roman Empire

January 1 — Beginning of the Hispanic era, by Octavio Augusto's orders.

January 17 — Octavian marries Livia while she is still pregnant from a recently broken marriage. Octavian gained permission from the college of priests to wed her while she was still pregnant from another husband. Three months after the wedding she gave birth to a second son, Nero Claudius Drusus, while he and his elder brother, the four-year-old Tiberius, lived in Octavian's household.

Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, under order of Octavian, successfully quelled an uprising along the Rhine.

Mark Antony, Octavianus and Lepidus sign the Treaty of Tarentum (or 37 BC), extending the second triumvirate until 33 BC.

Parthian invasion into Roman Syria was beat back at the Battle of Gandarus, the Parthian general Pacorus I was killed.

§Middle East

§Judea (Modern Israel)

Antigonus II Mattathias (Antigonus the Hasmonean) was the king of Judea. Herod I was at war with Antigonus.

§Births

  • Nero Claudius Drusus, future stepson of Augustus Caesar (d. 9 BC)

§Deaths

  • Orodes II of Parthia

§Sources

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