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The 10th century BC

before 1000 BC(Y-2979)

Ancient [Egyptian] MagicMagic is integrated into society and wizards are held in esteem. [Egyptian] wizards put curses on tombs; nowadays curse-breakers for [Gringotts] try to regain the treasure locked in those tombs. One [pyramid] has mutant skeletons of Muggles who'd broken in and "grown extra heads and stuff" (as [Ron] puts it).
(PA1)

The 8th century BC

c. 753 BC(Y-2732)

In the Muggle world:
Romulus founds Rome
Europe | Italy | Rome
Additional information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Rome

The 4th century BC

382 BC (Y-2361)

[Ollivanders] opens for business, selling fine [wands].The location of Ollivanders is uncertain, since [Diagon Alley] didn't exist in 382 BC.
(PS5)

The 1st century BC

c. 4 BC(Y-1983)

In the Muggle world:
Jesus Christ bornAccording to the Bible, Jesus was born in Bethlehem, near Jerusalem.
Scholars are uncertain of the exact year, but from historical references (and astronomical ones), place Jesus' birth somewhere between 9 and 4 BC.

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