423 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 6th century BC5th century BC4th century BC
Decades: 450s BC  440s BC  430s BC  – 420s BC –  410s BC  400s BC  390s BC
Years: 426 BC 425 BC 424 BC423 BC422 BC 421 BC 420 BC
423 BC by topic
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423 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 423 BC
Ab urbe condita 331
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4328
Bahá'í calendar −2266 – −2265
Bengali calendar −1015
Berber calendar 528
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 122
Burmese calendar −1060
Byzantine calendar 5086–5087
Chinese calendar 丁巳(Fire Snake)
2274 or 2214
    — to —
戊午年 (Earth Horse)
2275 or 2215
Coptic calendar −706 – −705
Discordian calendar 744
Ethiopian calendar −430 – −429
Hebrew calendar 3338–3339
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −366 – −365
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2679–2680
Holocene calendar 9578
Igbo calendar −1422 – −1421
Iranian calendar 1044 BP – 1043 BP
Islamic calendar 1076 BH – 1075 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1911
Minguo calendar 2334 before ROC
民前2334年
Thai solar calendar 121

Year 423 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Atratinus and Ambustus (or, less frequently, year 331 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 423 BC for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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Greece[edit]

  • The Athenian general, Laches, successfully moves in the Athenian Assembly for an armistice with Sparta to check the progress of Sparta's most effective general, Brasidas. However, the "Truce of Laches" has little impact on Brasidas and collapses within a year.
  • Brasidas ignores the proposed year-long truce and proceeds to take Scione and Mende in the hope of reaching Athens and freeing Spartan prisoners. Athens sends reinforcements under Nicias who retakes Mende.

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