This page relates to the year 285 Calendrier Julien.
July: Battle of Margus, in Messiah. Assassination of Carin by a powerful orator. Dioclétien remains only emperor. He gives himself a colleague to Milan, Maximien, and divides purple with him with Nicomédie. The Roman Empire is divided into two.
- Dioclétien defends the border of the the Danube.
- Insurrection of the Bagaudes in Gaulle. They are peasants, colonists, slaves pushed with the revolt by misery and the tax pressure. Led by Aelianus then Amandus, they devastate the country and ransack the town of Autun.
Births in 285
Death in 285
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