Decades: 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC - **430s BC** - 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC

Years: 440 BC 439 BC 438 BC 437 BC 436 BC - **435 BC** - 434 BC 433 BC 432 BC 431 BC 430 BC

- Philoxenus of Cythera, Greek dithyrambic poet (+ 380 BC).

**Events**

- The Statue of Zeus at Olympia by Phidias, one of the seven wonders of the world, is completed.