What Happened in 490 BC

  • Empedocles is Born

    Empedocles (Ancient Greek: Ἐμπεδοκλῆς; ca. 490–430 BC) was a Greek pre-Socratic philosopher and a citizen of Agrigentum, a Greek city in Sicily.... Read more

  • Zeno of Elea is Born

    Little is known for certain about Zeno's life. Although written nearly a century after Zeno's death, the primary source of biographical information... Read more