486 BC

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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: 489 BC 488 BC 487 BC486 BC485 BC 484 BC 483 BC
486 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 486 BC
Ab urbe condita 268
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4265
Bahá'í calendar −2329 – −2328
Bengali calendar −1078
Berber calendar 465
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 59
Burmese calendar −1123
Byzantine calendar 5023–5024
Chinese calendar 甲寅(Wood Tiger)
2211 or 2151
    — to —
乙卯年 (Wood Rabbit)
2212 or 2152
Coptic calendar −769 – −768
Discordian calendar 681
Ethiopian calendar −493 – −492
Hebrew calendar 3275–3276
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −429 – −428
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2616–2617
Holocene calendar 9515
Igbo calendar −1485 – −1484
Iranian calendar 1107 BP – 1106 BP
Islamic calendar 1141 BH – 1140 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1848
Minguo calendar 2397 before ROC
民前2397年
Thai solar calendar 58
Relief of king Darius I (550–486 BCE)

Year 486 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Viscellinus and Rutilus (or, less frequently, year 268 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 486 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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Persian Empire[edit]

  • Egypt revolts against Persian rule upon the death of king Darius I. The revolts, probably led by Libyans of the western Delta, are crushed the next year by Xerxes, who reduces Egypt to the status of a conquered province.

Roman Republic[edit]

China[edit]

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Art[edit]

  • The construction of a relief in the Apadana, a ceremonial complex at Persepolis, is finished. It shows Darius and Xerxes receiving tribute and is now kept in the Iranbustan Museum in Tehran.


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