2nd century BC in poetry

2nd century BC in poetry

in?=in poetry
cpb=3rd century BC
c=2nd century BC
cn1=1st century BC


Poets (by date of birth)

* Jia Yi (200 - 168 BCE)
* Sima Xiangru (179-117 BCE), Western Han
* Sima Qian (145 - ? BCE)


outh Asia


* Approximate time of Tiruvalluvar (300 - 100 BCE), writing in Tamil


Compilation of the Pathinenmaelkanakku (Eighteen Major Anthology Series) of early Tamil poetry.

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Poets (by date of birth)

* Antipater of Sidon
* Lucius Afranius (poet)


* likely latest date for the Book of Proverbs, written in Hebrew

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