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|Millennia:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC|
|Decades:||460s BC 450s BC 440s BC - 430s BC - 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC|
|Years:|| 439 BC 438 BC 437 BC 436 BC 435 BC|
434 BC 433 BC 432 BC 431 BC 430 BC
|Categories:|| Births - Deaths - State leaders - Sovereign states|
Establishments - Disestablishments
Events and trendsEdit
- 439 BC — Cincinnatus again became dictator of the Roman Republic, during which he defeated the Volsci.
- 439 BC — According to legend, Gaius Servilius Ahala saves Rome from Spurius Maelius.
- 438 BC — Ictinus and Callicrates finish construction of the Parthenon, located on Athens' Acropolis.
- 435 BC — The Statue of Zeus at Olympia by Phidias, one of the seven wonders of the world, is completed.
- 434 BC — Conflict occurs between the Greek island of Kerkyra and its mother-city Corinth.
- 434 BC — Anaxagoras tries to square the circle with straightedge and compass.
- 433 BC — Battle of Sybota between Corcyra and Corinth.
- 433 BC (or later) — Burial of Marquis Yi of Zeng in China.
- 432 BC — Meton introduces a 19-year cycle metonic cycle into Athens synchronizing the lunar and solar calendars.
- 432 BC — Athens defeats Corinth in the battle of Potidaea.
- 432 BC — The Greek colony of Heraclea is founded by Tarentum and Thurii.
- 431 BC — The Peloponnesian War begins between Sparta and Athens and their allies.
- 431 BC — Defeat of the Aequians by the Romans under the dictator A. Postumius Tubertus.
- 431 BC — The Greek physician and philosopher Empedocles articulates the notion that the human body has four humors: blood, bile, black bile, and phlegm, a belief which dominates medical thinking for centuries.
- 430 BC — Athens suffers a major pestilence, believed to be caused by epidemic typhus.
- c. 430 BC — First performance of Sophocles's Oedipus the King.
- 430s BC — 405 BC — Mnesikles builds Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens.
- 436 BC — Isocrates, Athenian orator
- c. 436 BC — Artaxerxes II, king of Persia
- 435 BC — Philoxenus of Cythera, Greek dithyrambic poet (d. 380 BC)
- c. 432 BC — Dionysius, tyrant of Syracuse (d. 367 BC)
- 437 BC — Volumnius, Etruscan ruler (d. in Veii)
- c. 430 BC — Empedocles, Greek philosopher
- c. 430 BC — Phidias, Greek sculptor
- c. 430 BC — Zeno of Elea, Greek philosopher.
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