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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 4th century5th century6th century
Decades: 450s  460s  470s  – 480s –  490s  500s  510s
Years: 477 478 479 – 480 – 481 482 483


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  • Odoacer stops an attempt by Julius Nepos to gain control of Italy again, and has Julius killed.
  • Odoacer takes control of Dalmatia.
  • Ireland: The Diocese of Connor is put up.


  • Narasimhagupta Baladitya follows his father Skandagupta as king of the Gupta Empire.


  • Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, a Christian philosopher, was born.
  • Damascius, a Neoplatonist philosopher, was born.
  • Gelimer, the last king of the Vandals, was born.
  • Benedict of Nursia, an early monasticist, was born (approximate date)
  • Scholastica, the twin sister of Benedict of Nursia, was born.
  • Xiao Zhaowen, the emperor of China's Southern Qi Dynasty (who was often known as the Prince of Hailing), was born.


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