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

Years: 496 BC 495 BC 494 BC 493 BC 492 BC - **491 BC** - 490 BC 489 BC 488 BC 487 BC 486 BC

**Events**

**Births**

**Deaths**

- Hippocrates (Tyrant of Gela)