Decades: 540s BC 530s BC 520s BC 510s BC 500s BC - **490s BC** - 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC

Years: 499 BC 498 BC 497 BC 496 BC 495 BC - **494 BC** - 493 BC 492 BC 491 BC 490 BC 489 BC

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2 Births 3 Deaths |

- Battle of Lade - Persia defeats the fleet of the Ionians, ending the Ionic Revolt.
- Two tribunes of the plebs and two plebeian aediles are elected for the first time in Rome