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499 BC facts for kids

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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: 502 BC 501 BC 500 BC499 BC – 498 BC 497 BC 496 BC

Events

  • Aristagoras, acting on behalf of the Persian Empire, leads a failed attack on the rebellious island of Naxos.
  • Aristagoras instigates the Ionic Revolt, beginning the Persian Wars between Greece and Persia.
  • Sardis destroyed by Athenian and Ionian troops.
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