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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 2nd century3rd century4th century
Decades: 250s  260s  270s  – 280s –  290s  300s  310s
Years: 280 281 282 – 283284 285 286

Year 283 (CCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.


By place

Roman Empire

  • 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



  • Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop and saint (approximate date)
  • Ge Hong, Chinese taoist and government official (d. 343)


See also

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