153 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 3rd century BC2nd century BC1st century BC
Decades: 180s BC  170s BC  160s BC  – 150s BC –  140s BC  130s BC  120s BC
Years: 156 BC 155 BC 154 BC153 BC152 BC 151 BC 150 BC
153 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 153 BC
Ab urbe condita 601
Ancient Egypt era XXXIII dynasty, 171
- Pharaoh Ptolemy VI Philometor, 28
Ancient Greek era 156th Olympiad, year 4
Assyrian calendar 4598
Bengali calendar −745
Berber calendar 798
Buddhist calendar 392
Burmese calendar −790
Byzantine calendar 5356–5357
Chinese calendar 丁亥(Fire Pig)
2544 or 2484
    — to —
戊子年 (Earth Rat)
2545 or 2485
Coptic calendar −436 – −435
Discordian calendar 1014
Ethiopian calendar −160 – −159
Hebrew calendar 3608–3609
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −96 – −95
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2949–2950
Holocene calendar 9848
Iranian calendar 774 BP – 773 BP
Islamic calendar 798 BH – 797 BH
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 2181
Minguo calendar 2064 before ROC
Seleucid era 159/160 AG
Thai solar calendar 390–391

Year 153 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Nobilior and Luscus (or, less frequently, year 601 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 153 BC 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.


By place

Roman Republic

  • The uprisings in Rome's Hispanic provinces oblige the year's consuls to take office earlier than the traditional date of 15 March, a change that becomes permanent. Some suggest that, as a consequence, January 1 becomes the first day of the Roman year.

Seleucid Empire


years old

  • 2168