Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Decades: 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC - 410s BC - 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC 370s BC 360s BC
416 BC 415 BC 414 BC 413 BC 412 BC - 411 BC - 410 BC 409 BC 408 BC 407 BC 406 BC
- The Four Hundred take over in Athens, abolishing the democracy, but their rule lasts only four months.
- Alcibiades returns to Athens.
- Battle of Cynossema - The Athenian fleet under Thrasybulus and Thrasylus defeats the Spartan fleet.
- The anti-war comedy Lysistrata is written by Aristophenes
- Timoleon, politician and general