Centuries: 6th century BC -

**5th century BC**- 4th century BC

Decades: 540s BC - 530s BC - 520s BC - 510s BC - 500s BC - **490s BC** - 480s BC - 470s BC - 460s BC - 450s BC - 440s BC

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