405 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 6th century BC5th century BC4th century BC
Decades: 430s BC  420s BC  410s BC  – 400s BC –  390s BC  380s BC  370s BC
Years: 408 BC 407 BC 406 BC405 BC404 BC 403 BC 402 BC


Year 405 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

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Greece[change | edit source]

Sicily[change | edit source]

  • Dionysius the Elder rises to power as the tyrant of Syracuse. He makes peace with the Carthaginian general. Carthage is in control of most of Sicily.
  • Dionysius the Elder expands his power. He builds a wall around Syracuse. The Greek citizens of Naxos, Catana, and Leontini are removed from their cities. Many of them are made slaves.

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