|Centuries:||1st century BC – 1st century – 2nd century|
|Decades:||50s 60s 70s – 80s – 90s 100s 110s|
|Years:||80 81 82 – 83 – 84 85 86|
|83 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||836|
|Bahá'í calendar||-1761 – -1760|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||壬午年 (Water Horse)
2779 or 2719
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癸未年 (Water Goat)
2780 or 2720
|Coptic calendar||-201 – -200|
|- Vikram Samvat||139–140|
|- Shaka Samvat||5–6|
|- Kali Yuga||3184–3185|
|Igbo calendar||-917 – -916|
|Iranian calendar||539 BP – 538 BP|
|Islamic calendar||556 BH – 555 BH|
|Minguo calendar||1829 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||626|
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Year 83 (LXXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Augustus and Rufus (or, less frequently, year 836 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 83 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
- Possible date of the Battle of Mons Graupius (83 or 84). According to Tacitus, 10,000 Britons and 360 Romans are killed.
- Roman emperor Domitian fights the Chatti, a Germanic tribe. His victory allows the construction of fortifications (Limes) along the Rhine-frontier.
- Inchtuthil, Roman fort built in Scotland.
- Domitian is again also a Roman Consul.
- Possible date that Demetrius of Tarsus visited an island in the Hebrides populated by holy men, possibly druids.
- In Rome, the castration of slaves is prohibited.
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