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|Millennia:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC|
|Decades:||470s BC 460s BC 450s BC - 440s BC - 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC|
|Years:|| 449 BC 448 BC 447 BC 446 BC 445 BC|
444 BC 443 BC 442 BC 441 BC 440 BC
|Categories:|| Births - Deaths - State leaders - Sovereign states|
Establishments - Disestablishments
Events and trendsEdit
- 449 BC — Construction begins on the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens.
- 449 BC — The Twelve Tables are promulgated to the people of Rome — the first public laws of the Roman Republic.
- 449 BC — Romans revolt against the decemvirate. The decemvirs resign and the tribunate is re-established.
- 449 BC — Herodotus completes his History, which records the events concerning the Persian War.
- 448 BC — The Peace of Callias between the Delian League and Persia ends the Persian Wars.
- 448 BC — Phidias finishes a 9 meter high statue of Athena on the Acropolis.
- 447 BC — Athens begins construction of the Parthenon, at the initiative of Pericles.
- 447 BC — Battle of Coronea — The Athenians are driven out of Boeotia.
- 447 BC — Achaeus of Eretria, a Greek playwright, shows his first play.
- 445 BC — Pericles declares Thirty Years Peace between Athens and Sparta.
- 445 BC — Artaxerxes I gives Nehemiah permission to rebuild Jerusalem.
- 445 BC — The Lacus Curtius is created by a lightning strike in Rome. It is consecrated by Gaius, Mettius or Marcus Curtius.
- 443 BC — The Roman Republic creates the office of censor, initially exclusive to patricians.
- 443 BC — Foundation of the Greek colony of Thurii in Italy. Its colonists include Herodotus and Lysias.
- 442 BC — Sophocles writes Antigone.
- 441 BC — Zhou ai wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China but dies before the year's end, to be succeeded by Zhou si wang.
- 441 BC — Zhou si wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China but dies before the year's end.
- 440 BC — Famine in Rome.
- 440 BC — Zhou kao wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 440 BC — Meron determines the two points of the solstice.
- 440 BC — Democritus proposes the existence of indivisible particles, which he calls atoms.
- c. 446 BC — Aristophanes, Greek playwright
- 446 BC — Marcus Furius Camillus, Roman soldier and statesman (traditional date)
- 449 BC — Appius Claudius, former decemvir, suicide
- 449 BC — Spurius Oppius, former decemvir, suicide
- 443 BC — Pindar, Greek poet
- 442 BC — Zhou zhen ding wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China
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