411 BC facts for kids

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 6th century BC5th century BC4th century BC
Decades: 440s BC  430s BC  420s BC  – 410s BC –  400s BC  390s BC  380s BC
Years: 414 BC 413 BC 412 BC411 BC – 410 BC 409 BC 408 BC


Year 411 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

Events

By place

Greece

  • The democracy of Athens is overthrown. A "Council of Four Hundred" is set up. * Phrynichus, the leader of the extremists, is killed. The traditional constitution is put back.
  • The Athenian navy under Thrasybulus calls Alcibiades back from Sardis.

By topic

Literature

  • Euripides' play Iphigeneia in Tauris is performed.
  • Aristophanes' plays Lysistrata and Women Celebrating the Thesmophoria are performed.

Births

  • Timoleon, Greek statesman and general (approximate date) (d. 337 BC)

Deaths

  • Antiphon, Athenian politician and orator (b. 480 BC)
  • Phrynicus, Athenian general (assassinated)

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