289 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
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289 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 289 BC
CCLXXXVIII BC
Ab urbe condita 465
Ancient Egypt era XXXIII dynasty, 35
- Pharaoh Ptolemy I Soter, 35
Ancient Greek era 122nd Olympiad, year 4
Assyrian calendar 4462
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −881
Berber calendar 662
Buddhist calendar 256
Burmese calendar −926
Byzantine calendar 5220–5221
Chinese calendar 辛未(Metal Goat)
2408 or 2348
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
2409 or 2349
Coptic calendar −572 – −571
Discordian calendar 878
Ethiopian calendar −296 – −295
Hebrew calendar 3472–3473
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −232 – −231
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2812–2813
Holocene calendar 9712
Iranian calendar 910 BP – 909 BP
Islamic calendar 938 BH – 937 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 2045
Minguo calendar 2200 before ROC
民前2200年
Nanakshahi calendar −1756
Seleucid era 23/24 AG
Thai solar calendar 254–255
Tibetan calendar 阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
−162 or −543 or −1315
    — to —
阳水猴年
(male Water-Monkey)
−161 or −542 or −1314

Year 289 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Corvus and Noctua (or, less frequently, year 465 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 289 BC 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.

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Sicily[edit]

  • The tyrant of Syracuse, Agathocles, dies after restoring the Syracusan democracy on his death bed, by stating that he does not want his sons to succeed him as king. However, the resulting dissension among his family about the succession leads to a renewal of Carthaginian power in Sicily.


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