315 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
315 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar315 BC
CCCXIV BC
Ab urbe condita439
Ancient Egypt eraXXXIII dynasty, 9
- PharaohPtolemy I Soter, 9
Ancient Greek era116th Olympiad, year 2
Assyrian calendar4436
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−907
Berber calendar636
Buddhist calendar230
Burmese calendar−952
Byzantine calendar5194–5195
Chinese calendar乙巳(Wood Snake)
2382 or 2322
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
2383 or 2323
Coptic calendar−598 – −597
Discordian calendar852
Ethiopian calendar−322 – −321
Hebrew calendar3446–3447
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat−258 – −257
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga2786–2787
Holocene calendar9686
Iranian calendar936 BP – 935 BP
Islamic calendar965 BH – 964 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarN/A
Korean calendar2019
Minguo calendar2226 before ROC
民前2226年
Nanakshahi calendar−1782
Thai solar calendar228–229
Tibetan calendar阴木蛇年
(female Wood-Snake)
−188 or −569 or −1341
    — to —
阳火马年
(male Fire-Horse)
−187 or −568 or −1340

Year 315 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Cursor and Philo (or, less frequently, year 439 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 315 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.

Events[edit]

By place[edit]

Macedonian Empire[edit]

Greece[edit]

Cyprus[edit]

  • Ptolemy's armies fight supporters of Antigonus in Cyprus. Ptolemy is able to re-conquer the island.

Sicily[edit]

Roman Republic[edit]

The Romans take Ferentum a city of Apulia, this pushes the citizens of Nuceria to end friendship with Rome.[4]

In fiction[edit]


Births[edit]

  • Aratus, Macedonian Greek mathematician, astronomer, meteorologist, botanist and poet (d. 240 BC)

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Siculus, Diodorus. "60". Library. XIX. 
  2. ^ Siculus, Diodorus. "61". Library. XIX. 
  3. ^ a b c Siculus, Diodorus. "63". Library. XIX. 
  4. ^ Siculus, Diodorus. "65". Library. XIX.