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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 6th century BC5th century BC4th century BC
Decades: 520s BC  510s BC  500s BC  – 490s BC –  480s BC  470s BC  460s BC
Years: 499 BC 498 BC 497 BC496 BC495 BC 494 BC 493 BC
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Establishments – Disestablishments
496 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 496 BC
Ab urbe condita 258
Ancient Egypt era XXVII dynasty, 30
- Pharaoh Darius I of Persia, 26
Ancient Greek era 71st Olympiad (victor)¹
Assyrian calendar 4255
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −1088
Berber calendar 455
Buddhist calendar 49
Burmese calendar −1133
Byzantine calendar 5013–5014
Chinese calendar 甲辰年 (Wood Dragon)
2201 or 2141
    — to —
乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
2202 or 2142
Coptic calendar −779 – −778
Discordian calendar 671
Ethiopian calendar −503 – −502
Hebrew calendar 3265–3266
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −439 – −438
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2605–2606
Holocene calendar 9505
Iranian calendar 1117 BP – 1116 BP
Islamic calendar 1151 BH – 1150 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1838
Minguo calendar 2407 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1963
Thai solar calendar 47–48
Tibetan calendar 阳木龙年
(male Wood-Dragon)
−369 or −750 or −1522
    — to —
(female Wood-Snake)
−368 or −749 or −1521

Year 496 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.


By place


  • Hipparchos, son of Charmos wins the archonship of Athens.

Roman Republic

  • The former Etruscan King of Rome, Tarquinius Superbus, who was exiled by the Romans in 508 BC, and his ally Lars Porsena, the King of Clusium, are defeated by the new Roman Republic army in the Battle of Lake Regillus, near Frascati. This battle begins Roman supremacy over the Latins.
  • Carthage and Rome make a treaty.


  • King Goujian of Yue defeats King Fuchai of Wu. This made a short peace in ancient China during the Spring and Autumn Period.



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