# Online Encyclopedia

# 460 BC

Centuries: 4th century BC - **5th century BC** - 6th century BC

Decades: 500s BC 490s BC 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC - **450s BC** - 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC

Years: 465 BC 464 BC 463 BC 462 BC 461 BC - **460 BC** - 459 BC 458 BC 457 BC 456 BC 455 BC

**Events**

- Egypt revolts against Persia, starting a six year war. An Athenian force sent to attack Cyprus is diverted to support this revolt.
- Cincinnatus becomes consul of the Roman Republic, and would later be named dictator in 458 BC.

**Births**

- Democritus, Greek philosopher (d. 370 BC)
- Hippocrates of Cos, Greek physician (d. 377 BC)
- Thucydides, Greek historian (d. 395 BC)

**Deaths**

- Epicharmus, Greek poet (b. 550 BC)
- Panini, Hindu Indian grammarian (b. 520 BC)

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