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   This article is about the year 283. For the number (and other uses), see 283 (number).

                                                                                  Millennium:               1st millennium
Year 283 (CCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will
                                                                                   Centuries:   2nd century – 3rd century – 4th century
display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as
                                                                                   Decades : 250s 260s 270s – 280s – 290s 300s 310s
the Year of the Consulship of Carus and Carinus (or, less frequently, year
                                                                                      Years:      280 281 282 – 283 – 284 285 286
1036 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 283 for this year has been used
since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became
                                                                                                                         283 by topic
the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

Events                                                                                                                   State leaders –
                                                                                                                        Sovereign states
                                                                                                                         Birth and death
By place                                                                                                                    categories

Roman Empire                                                                                                            Births – Deaths
                                                                                                                        Establishment and
   Emperor Carus travels through Thrace and Asia Minor, he invades Syria and Mesopotamia. After a
   long march he conquers Ctesiphon, the capital of the Persian kingdom, and pressed on with the                            categories
   Roman army beyond the Tigris.                                                                                       Establishments –
   Carus receives for his victories in Persia the title of Persicus Maximus.                                           Disestablishments
   Carus dies in mysterious circumstances during an expedition against the Sassanids, during a violent                      V   · T·   E   ·
   dust storm he is killed by a stroke of lightning.
                                                                                                 283 in other calendars
   Marcus Aurelius Carinus succeeds his father Carus.
   December – Numerian is proclaimed Emperor by his soldiers.                         Gregorian calendar         283
By topic                                                                              Ab urbe condita            1036
                                                                                      Armenian calendar          N/A
                                                                                      Assyrian calendar          5033
   December 17 – Pope Caius succeeds Pope Eutychian as the 28th pope.                 Bahá'í calendar            -1561–-1560
                                                                                      Bengali calendar           -310
                                                                                      Berber calendar            1233
   Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop and saint (approximate date)                          English Regnal year        N/A
   Ge Hong, Chinese taoist and government official (d. 343)                           Buddhist calendar          827
                                                                                      Burmese calendar           -355
                                                                                      Byzantine calendar         5791–5792
   December 7 – Pope Eutychian                                                        Chinese calendar           壬寅年十一月十六日

   Marcus Aurelius Carus, Roman emperor (b. 224)                                                                 (2919/2979-11-16)
                                                                                                                        — to —
   Shan Tao, Chinese taoist (b. 205)

                                                                                      Coptic calendar            -1–0
                                                                                      Ethiopian calendar         275–276
                                                                                      Hebrew calendar            4043–4044
via 283
                                                                                      Hindu calendars
                                                                                       - Vikram Samvat           339–340
                                                                                       - Shaka Samvat            205–206
                                                                                       - Kali Yuga               3384–3385
                                                                                      Holocene calendar          10283
Iranian calendar           339 BP – 338 BP
Islamic calendar           349 BH – 348 BH
Japanese calendar
Julian calendar            283      CCLXXXIII

Korean calendar            2616
Minguo calendar            1629 before ROC
                           民前1629 年

Thai solar calendar        826
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