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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 6th century BC5th century BC4th century BC
Decades: 510s BC  500s BC  490s BC  – 480s BC –  470s BC  460s BC  450s BC
Years: 483 BC 482 BC 481 BC480 BC479 BC 478 BC 477 BC
480 BC by topic
State leaders – Sovereign states
Birth and death categories
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments – Disestablishments
The Persian invasion of Greece in 480–479 BC
480 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 480 BC
Ab urbe condita 274
Armenian calendar N/A
Bahá'í calendar -2323 – -2322
Bengali calendar -1072
Berber calendar 471
Buddhist calendar 65
Burmese calendar -1117
Byzantine calendar 5029 – 5030
Chinese calendar [[Sexagenary cycle|]]年
— to —
[[Sexagenary cycle|]]年
Coptic calendar -763 – -762
Ethiopian calendar -487 – -486
Hebrew calendar 3281 – 3282
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat -424 – -423
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2622 – 2623
Holocene calendar 9521
Iranian calendar 1101 BP – 1100 BP
Islamic calendar 1135 BH – 1134 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 1854
Thai solar calendar 64



By place


Roman Republic


  • Xerxes encourages the Carthaginians to attack the Greeks in Sicily. Under the Carthaginian military leader, Hamilcar, Carthage sends across a large army.
  • The Greek city of Himera in Sicily, in its quarrel with Acragas, enlists Carthaginian support. With the help of Gelo, the tyrant of Syracuse, and Theron of Acragas, the Carthaginians are defeated in the Battle of Himera. After the defeat, Hamilcar kills himself.

Persian empire

  • The Imperial treasury at the Persepolis Palace is completed after a building time of thirty years.

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