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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 6th century BC5th century BC4th century BC
Decades: 450s BC  440s BC  430s BC  – 420s BC –  410s BC  400s BC  390s BC
Years: 430 BC 429 BC 428 BC427 BC – 426 BC 425 BC 424 BC

Year 427 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

Events

  • Sparta's King Archidamus II is succeeded by his son Agis II.
  • Cleon says Mytilene must be destroyed. He decides not to kill the people.
  • Plataea surrenders to the Spartans and Thebans. Over 200 prisoners are put to death and Plataea is destroyed.
  • The civil war in Corcyra results in a victory of the democrats over the oligarchs.
  • The Quaestorship is opened to the Plebs.

Births

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  • Plato, Greek philosopher (d. c. 347 BC)
  • Xenophon, Greek historian, soldier, mercenary and an admirer of Socrates (d. 354 BC)

Deaths

  • Archidamus II, king of Sparta
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