53 BC

year of the pre-Julian calendar

Year 53 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Messalla and Calvinus (or sometimes year 701 Ab urbe condita). This year has been called 53 BC since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the most common way of naming years in Europe.

Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 2nd century BC1st century BC1st century
Decades: 80s BC  70s BC  60s BC  – 50s BC –  40s BC  30s BC  20s BC
Years: 56 BC 55 BC 54 BC53 BC52 BC 51 BC 50 BC
53 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar53 BC
Ab urbe condita701
Ancient Egypt eraXXXIII dynasty, 271
- PharaohPtolemy XII Auletes, 28
Ancient Greek era181st Olympiad, year 4
Assyrian calendar4698
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−645
Berber calendar898
Buddhist calendar492
Burmese calendar−690
Byzantine calendar5456–5457
Chinese calendar丁卯(Fire Rabbit)
2644 or 2584
    — to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
2645 or 2585
Coptic calendar−336 – −335
Discordian calendar1114
Ethiopian calendar−60 – −59
Hebrew calendar3708–3709
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat4–5
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga3048–3049
Holocene calendar9948
Iranian calendar674 BP – 673 BP
Islamic calendar695 BH – 694 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarN/A
Korean calendar2281
Minguo calendar1964 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−1520
Seleucid era259/260 AG
Thai solar calendar490–491
Tibetan calendar阴火兔年
(female Fire-Rabbit)
74 or −307 or −1079
    — to —
(male Earth-Dragon)
75 or −306 or −1078

Events change

Deaths change

for more information, see Category:53 BC deaths.