In the year AD
- In the so-called "Gildonic War," North African potentate Gildo rebels against Rome, cutting off Rome's crucial North African grain shipments, but will be easily defeated by Roman forces the following year.
- Saint Ninian establishes the first Christian church in Scotland and begins to preach to the Picts.
These people were born in 397:
These people died in 397:
396 - 397 - 398
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