|Centuries:||2nd century – 3rd century – 4th century|
|Decades:||250s 260s 270s – 280s – 290s 300s 310s|
|Years:||280 281 282 – 283 – 284 285 286|
|Ab urbe condita||1036|
|Balinese saka calendar||204–205|
|Chinese calendar||壬寅年 (Water Tiger)|
2979 or 2919
— to —
癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
2980 or 2920
|Coptic calendar||−1 – 0|
|- Vikram Samvat||339–340|
|- Shaka Samvat||204–205|
|- Kali Yuga||3383–3384|
|Iranian calendar||339 BP – 338 BP|
|Islamic calendar||349 BH – 348 BH|
|Minguo calendar||1629 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||594/595 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||825–826|
409 or 28 or −744
— to —
410 or 29 or −743
Year 283 (CCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Events[change | change source]
By place[change | change source]
Roman Empire[change | change source]
- Emperor Carus travels through Thrace and Asia Minor. He invades Syria and Mesopotamia.
- Carus gets the title of Persicus Maximus.
- Carus dies. During a violent dust storm he is killed by a stroke of lightning.
- Marcus Aurelius Carinus succeeds his father Carus.
- December – Numerian is made Emperor by his soldiers.
By topic[change | change source]
Religion[change | change source]
- December 17 – Pope Caius succeeds Pope Eutychian as the 28th pope.
Births[change | change source]
- Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop and saint (approximate date)
- Ge Hong, Chinese taoist and government official (d. 343)
Deaths[change | change source]
- December 7 – Pope Eutychian
- Marcus Aurelius Carus, Roman emperor (b. 224)
- Shan Tao, Chinese taoist (b. 205)