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AD 36 (XXXVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Allenius and Plautius (or, less frequently, year 789 Ab urbe condita). The denomination AD 36 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.
|Gregorian calendar||AD 36|
|Ab urbe condita||789|
|Balinese saka calendar||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||乙未年 (Wood Goat)|
2732 or 2672
— to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
2733 or 2673
|Coptic calendar||−248 – −247|
|- Vikram Samvat||92–93|
|- Shaka Samvat||N/A|
|- Kali Yuga||3136–3137|
|Iranian calendar||586 BP – 585 BP|
|Islamic calendar||604 BH – 603 BH|
|Julian calendar||AD 36|
|Minguo calendar||1876 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||347/348 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||578–579|
162 or −219 or −991
— to —
163 or −218 or −990
- December 25 – Wu Han commands the forces of Emperor Guang Wu of the Eastern Han to conquer the separatist Chengjia empire, reuniting China.
- Pontius Pilate is recalled to Rome, after putting down a Samaritan uprising.
- Lucius Vitellius defeats Artabanus III of Parthia in support of another clamaint to the throne, Tiridates III.
- Herod Antipas suffers major losses in a war with Aretas IV of Nabatea, provoked partly by Antipas' divorce of Aretas' daughter. According to Josephus, Herod's defeat was popularly believed to be divine punishment for his execution of John the Baptist. Emperor Tiberius orders his governor of Syria, Vitellius, to capture or kill Aretas, but he is reluctant to support Herod and abandons his campaign upon Tiberius' death in AD 37.
- Marcellus becomes governor of Judaea and Samaria.
- de Crespigny, Rafe (2006). A Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms (23–220 AD). BRILL. p. 270. ISBN 978-90-474-1184-0.
- Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 18.113–126; Bruce, F. F. (1963–1965). "Herod Antipas, Tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea" (PDF). Annual of Leeds University Oriental Society. 5: 6–23, pp. 17–18. Retrieved October 21, 2007.
- Tacitus, Annals, pp. 413