|Centuries:||4th century – 5th century – 6th century|
|Decades:||450s 460s 470s – 480s – 490s 500s 510s|
|Years:||480 481 482 – 483 – 484 485 486|
- Illus, Byzantine general (magister officiorum), and Verina (widow of the late emperor Leo I) try to overthrow emperor Zeno. They try to place another general named Leontius on the throne.
- The Ostrogoths are given status as foederati. They control a large part of Macedonia and Thrace (Balkans).