Decades: 490s BC 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC - **440s BC** - 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC

Years: 452 BC 451 BC 450 BC 449 BC 448 BC - **447 BC** - 446 BC 445 BC 444 BC 443 BC 442 BC

- Athens begins construction on the Parthenon
- Battle of Coronea The Athenians are driven out of Boeotia