: 4th century
- 5th century
- 6th century
Decades: 430s 440s 450s 460s 470s - 480s - 490s 500s 510s 520s 530s
Years: 484 485 486 487 488 - 489 - 490 491 492 493 494
- Theoderic, king of the Ostrogoths, invades Italy with the approval of the eastern emperor Zeno
- August 28 - Theoderic defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy.
- September 27 - Odoacer attacks Theoderic again at the Battle of Verona, and is defeated a second time.