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  11 BC - Julia and Tiberius marry.
Augustus forces his stepson, Tiberius, to divorce his wife against his will. Tiberius then marries the daughter of Augustus - Julia.

6 BC - Trouble with Tiberius.
Tiberius abandons Julia and retires to Rhodes, believing that Augustus plans to ignore him as his successor.

ca. 6-4 BC - Jesus born.
Jesus is born in Bethlehem in Judea, the city where King David had been born a thousand years earlier. Accounts vary, but in the popular story told by the apostle Luke, Joseph and a very pregnant Mary travel more than 90 miles from their home in Nazareth to Joseph's hometown of Bethlehem. Here, their son is born - to be counted in a Roman census.
 
 
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