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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 8 AD

August

August 3: Roman general Tiberius defeats the Dalmatians on the River Bathinus.

-- Roman poet Ovid is banished from Rome and exiled to the Black Sea near Tomis Precise date unknown.
-- Tincomarus, deposed king of the Atrebates, flees Britain for Rome; Eppillus becomes king. Precise date unknown.
-- Start of Chushi era of the Chinese Han Dynasty. Precise date unknown.
-- After completing Metamorphoses, Ovid begins the Fasti (Festivals), 6 books that detail the first 6 months of the year and provide valuable insights into the Roman Calendar. Precise date unknown.
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