Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century

Decades: 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC 40s BC - 30s BC - 20s BC 10s BC 0s 10s 20s

Years: 42 BC 41 BC 40 BC 39 BC 38 BC 37 BC 36 BC 35 BC 34 BC 33 BC 32 BC

  • Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa created the "portus Julius" in today submersed town Puteoli (Pozzuoli?, close to Naples).
  • According to [Josephus Flavius]?, [Herod the Great]? built Masada between this year and 31 BC as a refuge for himself should his Jewish subjects rise against him.
  • The kingdom of Goguryeo in Korea is founded by the legendary king Jumong. (traditional date)