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 Roman Timeline of the 2nd Century BC
184 BC Porcius Cato the Elder is elected as censor, and is known afterwards as Cato the Censor.
135 BC Birth of the tribune of the plebs L. Appuleius Saturninus, somewhere in Picenum.
101 BC Cilicia is annexed as a province of Rome.
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 The Odessa Virtual Museum of Numismatic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 107 BC Teodosia was one of the centers of the Scyth's revolt under the leadership of Savmak.
From V BC Phanagorria was in the structure of the Bosporos state, and in I BC it was temporarily renamed into Agrippiya and minted coins under this name.
From the second half of III BC, together with the caulking on behalf of the city community of Pantikapeum, the coins were minted with the names of the Bosporos kings, as a result of the appropriation of the monetary regalia by the king Levkon II.
www.museum.com.ua /en/istor/sev-vost/sev-vost.htm   (1811 words)

 Lucius Cornelius Sulla information - Search.com
In 107 BC, Sulla was nominated quaestor to Gaius Marius, who was taking control of the Roman army in the war against King Jugurtha of Numidia.
On the verge of the Social War (91โ€“88 BC), the Roman aristocracy and Senate were starting to fear Marius' ambition, which had already given him 5 consulships in a row from 104 BC to 100 BC.
Meanwhile, Sulla defeated Mithridates in the East and in 86 BC captured Athens and then defeated Archelaus at the Chaeronea, (employing the first known use of strategic battlefield entrenchments, later copied by Julius Caesar) and again in 85 BC at the Orchomenus; battles that confimed his status as a general of the first rank.
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 107 (number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
107 is the natural number following 106 and preceding 108.
As "one hundred and seven", it is the smallest positive integer requiring six syllables in English (without the "and" it only has five syllables and seventy-seven is a smaller 5-syllable number).
The next prime is 109, with which it comprises a twin prime, making 107 a Chen prime.
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 Masters of Rome
Junior legate to Metellus Numidicus in 109 BC Legate to Marius 107 BC onwards in Africa and Gaul
Junior legate to Metellus Numidicus in 109 BC Legate to Marius 107-105 BC Legate to Mallius in Gaul 105 BC Sextus Julius Caesar
Quaestor 109 BC, Tribune of plebs 107 BC Suitor of Aurelia
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Ptolemy I Soter I (ruled 305-285 BC) was the founder of the Ptolemaic line, and he took the Egyptian throne after the death of Alexander IV.
Eventually, a propaganda campaign by Octavian and the actions of Cleopatra VII, the daughter of Ptolemy XII, and the sister-wife of Ptolemy XIII, provided an ideal pretext for the Romans to conquer Egypt.
During the Ptolemaic period and the subsequent Roman period, Alexandria was a thriving and cosmopolitan city, and by the mid-first century BC had a population of around half a million, including substantial numbers of Greeks and Jews.
www.egyptologyonline.com /ptolemies.htm   (1107 words)

 Boston Globe / Spotlight / Abuse in the Catholic Church / The financial cost
BC and the archdiocesan headquarters are diagonally across Commonwealth Avenue from each other.
And there are multiple overlapping allegiances, with numerous BC alumni serving as priests or archdiocesan officials, and many prominent local Catholics working, volunteering, or contributing financially to church and college.
BC officials said that in the short term, they will use the existing buildings, which include several church-owned houses along Foster Street, for administrative offices and use the undeveloped acreage as playing fields and parking.
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 Rome: The Crisis of the Republic
By the end of the second century BC, the majority of the population in Italy were slaves.
In that year, Tiberius Gracchus was elected as one of the tribunes of the assembly (see the chapter on the Roman Republic for an explanation of the nature of the tribuneship).
So in 107 BC, Gaius Marius (157-86 BC) was elected consul and was assigned the province of Numidia by the assembly.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/ROME/CRISIS.HTM   (1578 words)

 Lucius Cornelius Sulla Biography - Biography.com
Roman politician of the late Republic, whose bitter feud with Marius, begun in Africa in 107 BC during the Jugurthine War, twice plunged Rome into civil war in the 80s BC.
In 88 BC he chose to lead his army against the state rather than surrender to Marius his command of the war against Mithridates, and on returning to Rome (83 BC) used his forces to defeat the Marians and secure his own (illegal) position.
Appointed ‘Dictator’ in 82 BC, he set about reforming the state, and enacted a number of measures to boost the authority of the Senate.
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 The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
The New Kingdom is the period covering the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth dynasty of Egypt, from the 16th century BC to the 11th century BC, between the Second Intermediate Period, and the Third Intermediate Period.
Egypt was conquered by the Persian Empire in 525 BC and annexed by the Persians until 404 BC.
Died 145 BC Cleopatra II Wife of Ptolemy VI Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II Installed by Seleucid Antiochus IV Epiphanes in 170 BC; ruled jointly with Ptolemy VI Philometor and Cleopatra II from 169 to 164 BC.
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 Bosporan Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Threatened by the Scythians, who had captured almost all of the Crimea, the Bosporan king Paerisades V decided ca 107 BC to seek the protection of the Pontic king Mithradates VI, but the local Scythians under the leadership of Saumacus revolted and killed Paerisades.
When Mithradates was defeated by the Romans in 63 BC, the kingdom came under Roman rule.
In the 1st century BC the kingdom was ruled by the Tiberius Julius dynasty, which was descended from Mithradates VI, but Rome held the right to appoint new kings.
www.encyclopediaofukraine.com /pages/B/O/BosporanKingdom.htm   (319 words)

 107 Bc
Decades : 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC - 100s BC - 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC
Year s: 112 BC 111 BC 110 BC 109 BC 108 BC - 107 BC - 106 BC 105 BC 104 BC 103 BC 102 BC
Gaius Marius arrived in North Africa to lead the war against Jugurtha, with a young quaestor name Lucius Cornelius Sulla as a subordinate.
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 Chronology of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
753 B.C. - (This is a traditional date accepted by ancient historians, but for which there is no certain evidence.) Rome was allegedly founded on 21 April by Romulus (in myth a descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas), who later killed his twin brother, Remus, in a quarrel.
58โ€”51 BC - Caesar's conquest of all of Gaul.
53 BC - The Parthians defeat a Roman army at the battle of Carrhae in which Crassus was killed.
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 Ptolemy IX - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
88 BC, king of ancient Egypt (107 BC-88 BC), of the Macedonian dynasty, brother of Ptolemy VIII.
He was governor in Cyprus when called (110 BC) by his mother to be coruler with his brother.
He became sole king in 107 BC He was ousted by a revolt in Alexandria and died when trying to recover the kingdom.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-ptlmy9.html   (220 words)

 Cyprus Chronology
c.7500 BC The first known domesticated cat in the world is buried at the Neolithic village of Shillourokambos in Cyprus 4000 years before similar burials are known in Egypt.
c.1000-600 BC Euclus foretells of the birth of Homer to Themisto a native of Salamis.
107 BC Alexander returns from Cyprus and is made king of Egypt.
www.greece.org /cyprus/Chronology.htm   (1351 words)

 How BC Trimmed 107,000 People from Welfare Rolls :: News :: thetyee.ca
Researchers like Seth Klein, the director of the BC office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, have suspected for some time that changes the Liberals made to welfare eligibility requirements in June, 2002, are having the effect of shutting people out at the entrance.
The BC Liberals for all their money seem to have a problem getting their voters out en mass which is amazing to me since they have all the old Socred "On Target" Campaign materials which was a very good campaign training programme.
The welfare system in BC is so appalling right now that 14 major advocacy organizations in BC launched a complaint to the Ombudsman this spring; the complaint was organized through a group of public interest lawyers.
thetyee.ca /News/2005/08/18/WelfareRolls   (8735 words)

 Gaius Marius Summary
)ยน (157 BC โ€” January 13, 86 BC) was a Roman general and politician elected Consul an unprecedented seven times during his career.
He was also noted for his dramatic reforms of Roman armies, authorizing recruitment of unlanded citizens and reorganizing the structure of the legions into separate cohorts.
It seems that the minimum qualification for the fifth census class (the lowest one eligible for military service) was lowered from 11,000 to 3000 sesterces of property, and already in 109 BC the Consuls had had to seek suspension of Gaius Grachus' restrictions on the levy.
www.bookrags.com /Gaius_Marius   (5128 words)

 107 BC: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
Decades: 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC - 100s BC - 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC
Years: 112 BC 111 BC 110 BC 109 BC 108 BC - 107 BC - 106 BC 105 BC 104 BC 103 BC 102 BC
Gaius Marius arrived in North Africa to lead the war against Jugurtha.
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 Cimbri and Teutons
By 109 BC, the Romans sent another force under the Consul Marcus Junius Silanus but again were soundly defeated, losing as many as 30,000 men.
In 104 BC, however, the Cimbri had moved on, and Marius spent the time reforming his legions, building roads and generally improving the condition of the provincial public works.
In, 105 BC, after his defeat at Aurasio, Caepio was deprived of his proconsulship and his property confiscated; subsequently he was expelled from the senate, accused by the tribune Norbanus of embezzlement and misconduct during the war, condemned and imprisoned.
www.unrv.com /empire/cimbri-teutons.php   (1170 words)

 The 6.5 Grendel Forum :: For the 6.5 Grendel Aficionado - Ballistics Graph - 6.5 Grendel vs. Others
I had to interpolate the data for the 6.5 with a 16" Barrel - won't be able to update until I return to the US to do testing or one of you can provide me with test info for the Grendel from a 16" barrel.
Lapua 108 -.480 BC Lapua 123 -.542 BC Lapua 139 -.615 BC Sierra 107 -.470 BC Sierra 120 -.420 BC All BC's are G1 which is what bullet makers advertise.
The Sierra 107 in 6.5mm was one of the bullets which fared better then advertised, the Lapua 144 fared worse (.578 vs.636) then advertised.
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 History of Alexandria: The Ptolemaic City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He ruled in 323 BC, reigned in 304 BC, and expanded his kingdom to include Cyrene (Lybia), Palestine, Cyprus, and others lands.
He reigned in 246 BC, and was praised as a military leader and a supporter of science.
The reign of the Ptolemaic Dynasty ended in 30 BC, when Cleopatra lost the famous battle of Actium in the Adriatic.
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Lucius Cornelius Sulla - Aide to Marius in North Africa in 107 BC.
Later is elected consul in 88 BC after marching his 36,000 troops into Rome to oppose Marius' plea to the senate to lead troops against Mithradates [VI] in Greece.
He is exiled in 85 by Cinna and does not return until 83 BC, where he fights his way into Rome, defeating both Cinna's and Marius' armies.
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 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.02.48
gathers in all 34 cases of falsification, ranging from case #1 of uncertain date between 107 and 77 BC, to case #34 in 35 BC: this falls somewhat short of the title, which promised to investigate cases ranging from 133 BC down to 31 BC.
The Bithynian people, about 74 BC, witnessed in Rome against a false heir of Nicomedes: this is what should be considered "un falso per formazione" by the author's terminology.
In 57 BC one-hundred Alexandrian envoys were exterminated on their way to testify in the senate against the succession of Ptolemy -- "un falso per soppressione".
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 Chang Ch'ien @AryanaSite.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chang Ch'ien (died 107 BC), Chinese diplomat and earliest known Chinese explorer, who established the Silk Route and opened up trade links between China and the West.
China was then beset with the constant menace of an invasion from the north by the Hsiung Nu, a fierce nomadic people that Europeans in later centuries would call the Huns.
In 139 or 138 BC the emperor commissioned Chang to lead a large diplomatic expedition westward to make contact with the Yue-Chi, a central Asian people known in the West as the Scythians.
www.aryanasite.com /afghanistan/relatedarticles/chang.htm   (318 words)

 Ptolemaic dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ptolemy VI Philometor (180 BC-164 BC, 163 BC-145 BC) married Cleopatra II, briefly ruled jointly with Ptolemy Eupator in 152 BC
Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (Physcon) (170 BC-163 BC, 145 BC-116 BC) married Cleopatra II then Cleopatra III; temporarily expelled from Alexandria by Cleopatra II between 131 BC and 127 BC, reconciled with her in 124 BC.
Cleopatra VII Thea Neotera (51 BC-30 BC) ruled jointly with Ptolemy XIII (51 BC-47 BC), Ptolemy XIV (47 BC-44 BC) and Ptolemy XV Caesarion (44 BC-30 BC).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ptolemaic_dynasty   (666 words)

 Ptolemy VIII - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
81 BC, king of ancient Egypt (116-107 BC, 88-81 BC) of the Macedonian dynasty, son of Ptolemy VII and the younger Cleopatra.
She forced him to accept (110 BC) as coruler his brother, Ptolemy Alexander (Ptolemy IX), who drove him from the throne in 107 BC Ptolemy VIII went to Cyprus and then to Syria.
He returned to conquer Cyprus, and in 88 BC he reconquered Egypt.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-ptlmy8.html   (293 words)

 SFAGN: Articles, Studies and Miscellanea / Numismatic Evidence For A New Seleucid King: Seleucus (VII) Philometor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 114/3 BC, a civil war broke out between the two, which was fought out by their descendants to the end of the Seleucid kingdom.
In 103 BC, Cleopatra III was allied with the Jewish king Alexander Jannaeus against Lathyrus, and in order to oppose a possible alliance of Lathyrus with Cyzicenus, sent reinforcements to Grypus, and sent Selene, formerly married to Lathyrus, to be his wife.
He dated it to 92 BC, after Antiochus X was killed by the Parthians, in the interval just before the occupation of the city by Demetrius III, and before the beginning of the long series of dated autonomous bronzes of the city which runs from 92/91 BC well into the period of Tigranes’ control.
www.sfagn.com /miscellanea/kritt.html   (3073 words)

 107 BC - Definition, explanation
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Years: 112 BC 111 BC 110 BC 109 BC 108 BC - 107 BC - 106 BC 105 BC 104 BC 103 BC 102 BC
Gaius Marius arrived in North Africa to lead the war against Jugurtha.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/1/10/107_bc.php   (135 words)

 Western Political Movers and Shakers of Classical Times (1500 BC - 450 AD) By Miles Hodges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 502 BC Cleisthenes announced new reforms of the Athenian constitution designed to reduce the danger of Athens falling into the hands of tyrants--by introducing the practice of ostracism whereby any citizen (including tyrants) could be exiled by a majority vote of the citizenry.
One of Alexander's Macedonian generals, who in 322 BC became satrap (provincial ruler; after 305 BC he converted his title to king) of Alexandrian Egypt and founder of a new Egyptian dynasty that went by his name, Ptolemy.
He was king of Epirus in northwestern Greece--and asked in 281 BC by the people of Tarrentum in Southern Italy (Graecia Minor) to come to help them protect their city from Roman expansion from the north.
www.newgenevacenter.org /movers/classical2.htm   (6150 words)

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