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Year of the Fire Rat丙子( at the beginning of the year Wood Pig乙亥)
- Red-figure vase painting (since 530 BC)
- Black-figure vase painting (since 630 BC)
Politics and World Affairs
- Mai: In the battle of Pelusium Persian king Cambyses II conquered the Sinai to Egyptian ( Saite ) Pharaoh Psamtik III. and conquers Egypt.
- Cleisthenes is under the tyrant Hippias Archon of Athens.
Nature and Environment
- Aeschylus, Greek tragic poet († 456 BC)
- Psammetichus III. , Egyptian Pharaoh