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  Ptolemy VI - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ptolemy VI (186?-145 bc), called Ptolemy Philometor (“loving his mother”), king of Egypt (181-145 bc), the son of Ptolemy V and Cleopatra I. During...
Ptolemy VIII (184?-116 bc), called Ptolemy Euergetes (“benefactor”) II, king of Egypt (145-116 bc), the son of Ptolemy V and the brother of...
bc), king of Syria (145-139 bc, 129-125 bc), son of Demetrius I. With the aid of Ptolemy VI, king of...
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In the early 2nd century BC, a tribe on the Central Asian frontier of China called Hsiung-nu defeated a neighboring one known as Yueh-chih.
The Hotel Bellevue Syrene, which rises on the foundations of a Roman Villa of the 2nd century BC, was born in 1750 as a private villa.
From the middle of the 3rd century to the middle of the 2nd century BC, Carthage was engaged in a series of wars with Rome.
www.lycos.com /info/2nd-century-bc.html   (537 words)

  
 Alexander The Great, Ancient Coins - Garth The Coin Guy
Alexander came to the Macedonian throne in 336 BC and after consolidating his political power he set off on his celebrated Persian expedition in the spring of 334 BC.
In July 332 BC he stormed the island city of Tyre and achieved his greatest military victory.
He returned to Tyre in the Spring of 331 BC and then advanced across Mesopotamia and occupied the city and province of Babylon.
www.garththecoinguy.com /c_alexander.htm   (648 words)

  
 Important Astronomers, their Instruments and Discoveries 1
Babylonian observations (1500 BC?) recorded solar and lunar eclipses as well as planetary observations using merkets and waterclocks.
Alexandrian astronomer Eratosthenes (260-201 BC?) measured the circumference of the Earth using comparative shadow rod measurements in two places and knowledge of the distance between them.
Aristarchus of Samos (250 BC?) calculated the distance of the Sun from the Earth and the Moon and Sun's sizes relative to Earth by observations during solar and lunar eclipses and at first quarter Moon using a Cross-staff.
obs.nineplanets.org /psc/hist1.html   (940 words)

  
 Athena Review Image Archive: Bibracte
As early as 125 BC, due to their strategic links with other Celtic tribes, the Aedui were given the prestigious title of "brothers of Rome" by the Roman senate.
Aedui alliances with the Bituriges, the Helvetii (Swiss Celts who migrated eastward in 58 BC until stopped by Caesar), and the Boïens (allies of the Helvetii), were supported by Rome to counterbalance the Arverni, a powerful tribe southwest of the Aedui.
Sometime between 12 and 7 BC the entire population of Bibracte was moved by the Romans to a new city on the plain called Augustodunum (the modern Autun).
www.athenapub.com /bibmap1.htm   (867 words)

  
 My-Malta-dotcom_Rich History '2'
circa 125,000 BC What today are known as the Maltese Islands must have once been joined to Sicily, owing to the Earth's waters having receeded towards the 'Ice Caps' during the 'Ice Ages'.
circa 18000 BC Also at "Ghar Dalam", but at a higher level known as the 'Cervus' (or Deer) level, hence within a more recent sediment, bones of various European wild animals were found.
This led to the occupation of Malta by the Carthaginians.
www.my-malta.com /history/main_BC.html   (709 words)

  
 Demetrius II - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
c.125 BC, king of ancient Syria, son of Demetrius I. He was aided against the usurper, Alexander Balas, by Ptolemy VI (Ptolemy Philometer).
Demetrius ascended the throne in 146 BC, but in fighting against the Parthians in 141 he was captured.
Demetrius, coming back from prison, regained the throne in 128 BC He soon lost it again and died in battle at Tyre, fighting a war with Egypt.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-demet2syr.html   (324 words)

  
 Seleucus II - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
265-226 bc), ruler (246-226 bc) of the Seleucid kingdom, the son of Antiochus II Theos.
125 bc), king of Syria (145-139 bc and 129-125 bc), son of Demetrius I. With the aid of Ptolemy VI,...
Antigonus II (of Macedonia), called Antigonus Gonatas (c., 319-239 bc), king of Macedon (283-239 bc).
au.encarta.msn.com /Seleucus_II.html   (90 words)

  
 125 (number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
125 is the natural number following 124 and preceding 126.
125 and 126 form a Ruth-Aaron pair under the second definition in which repeated prime factors are counted as often as they occur.
Opus 125 is the ninth symphony of Ludwig van Beethoven, the longest symphony to the time of its completion, the first symphony to use a chorus, and Beethoven's last complete symphony.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/125_(number)   (154 words)

  
 Our Universe is born; our solar system (and Earth One) forms; Earth is destroyed and replaced with Earth Two (the Moon ...
Approximately 4,400,000,000 BC: Liquid water (perhaps oceans of it), solidified rock continents, and surface temperatures of around 100 degrees C offer surprisingly hospitable conditions on Earth at this time-- at least inbetween catastrophic asteroid and comet impacts; Life is perhaps appearing and then being extinguished again repeatedly by the wild fluctuations in conditions
Approximately 3,800,000,000 BC - 2,500,000,000 BC: 95% of the Earth's surface is covered by water, and the planet may be tilted 70 degrees off vertical
Approximately 3,500,000,000 BC: The frequency of asteroid and comet impacts on Earth is slowly decreasing at this time; Life may exist on the surface of Mars now...
www.jrmooneyham.com /genes1.html   (734 words)

  
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In 104 BC a decree of the Senate called for the emancipation of men who had been kidnapped and sold into slavery by pirates in the eastern Mediterranean.
Who was the tribune of 104 BC who failed to secure co-optation to the college of augurs but was successful in carrying a bill that effective- ly tansferred the selection of priests to a special popular assembly of 17 tribes chosen by lot?
Who was the tribune of 104 BC who not only restored the court de repetundis to the Equestrians by repealing Caepio's lex iudicaria of 106 BC but also made accessories to a crime liable to prosecution and established comperindinatio, a system by which a trial was divided into (p.
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 The Parthian period (
In 95 BC the Armenian king Tigranes II, a hostage at the court of Mithradates, was placed on the throne of Armenia by his Parthian overlord, and the small kingdoms of northern Mesopotamia--Adiabene, Gordyene, and Osroene--gave allegiance to Mithradates.
Mithradates II died about 87 BC, although he may have died earlier, since the period after 90 BC is dark and a usurper named Gotarzes may have ruled for a few years in Mesopotamia.
In 92 BC Orobazes, an ambassador from Mithradates II, came to him seeking a treaty, but nothing was concluded, since instructions from Rome did not include negotiations with the Parthian power.
www.angelfire.com /nt/Gilgamesh/parthian.html   (2485 words)

  
 The Atlantis That Could Have Been: A Lost Civilization on the Southeast Asian Peninsula, Circa 25,125 BC- 13,875 BC?
Approximately 18,000 BC- 14,000 BC: The masters of the peninsula possibly rename themselves the Asvin; they utilize obsolete bits of Kerguelen knowledge to build their own airships from scratch, and create a long-lived secret society to work against the Kerguelen
Approximately 9,500 BC- 9,000 BC: The final act: The inexorable rise in sea levels over generations finally convince the remaining desperate and impoverished Asvin to abandon their homeland; the Asvin use nuclear weapons to destroy the Rama Empire and its allies
Approximately 9,500 BC(?)- 1,300 AD(?): The megaliths of Lore Lindu in Indonesia may be built now by a civilization which will remain unknown to human science as of 2001 AD
www.jmooneyham.com /atlnts2.html   (799 words)

  
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Hipparchus is highly regarded for his work around 140-125 BC on the discovery of precession, the first nova, his theory for the motions of the Sun and Moon, his top quality planetary observations, as well as the all-time-first catalog of ~1000 stars.
Schaefer said that the date of 125 BC immediately points to Hipparchus' catalog, from 129 BC, as the original observation source.
The case for Hipparchus' lost star catalog appearing on the Farnese Atlas is based on: (A) The derived date of 125 BC matches Hipparchus and rejects all other candidates.
www.phys.lsu.edu /farnese/pressFarnese.htm   (1180 words)

  
 skycatcher2000
Argos, 770 BC in Corinth and rebuild of Apollo's Temple at Delphi in 630 BC each being orientated towards this star.
It was the Pole Star from 12,000-11,000 BC The 5th Brightest star in the sky.
By 500 BC it was connected with Sunrise worship at Dendara in Egypt, used by many Northern Hemisphere cultures for navigation.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/skycatcher/page11.html   (361 words)

  
 Bible Study - The Seleucids
From him was established the Seleucid Dynasty that lasted for two and a quarter centuries from 312 B.C. Seleucus received the satrapy of Babylonia in 321 B.C. from Antipater, the administrator of Alexander's kingdom.
Seleucus was assassinated in 281 B.C. by Ptolemy Ceraunus.
This included their heathen religion, which from the perspective of Bible History, reached its most outrageous extreme in 167 B.C. when Antiochus IV Epiphanes (see above) entered the Temple of God (see Temples) in Jerusalem, erected an altar to the pagan god Zeus, and sacrificed a pig on it (see Clean and Unclean).
www.keyway.ca /htm2000/20000417.htm   (468 words)

  
 125 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Decades: 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC - 120s BC - 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC
Cleopatra Thea succeeds to the rule of the Seleucid Empire on the death of Seleucus V. She appoints Antiochus VIII Grypus as co-ruler.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/12/125_BC.html   (85 words)

  
 Malter Galleries Past Auctions
Died 12 B.C. AE As struck by Tiberius.
Inside is the end of a bronze implement fused within the remains of the original contents of the jar.
A marble fragment on stand depicting the lower torso and legs of a male figure who engages in sexual act with woman who stands but is bent over at waist with her head and elbows on the ground.
www.maltergalleries.com /archives/auction05/feb2005/feb2705.html   (7291 words)

  
 SPACE.com -- Long Lost Star Catalog Found in Plain Sight
He calculated the length of the year to within six and a half minutes, developed a scale to rate the brightness of stars, was the first to record a nova, theorized on the motions of the Sun and Moon, provided high quality planetary observations and created the first ever catalog of 1,000 stars.
The date of 125 BC immediately suggests that this is the lost catalog of Hipparchus, who created his star catalog in 129 BC.
The works of Aratus (275 BC), Eudoxus (366 BC), and the Assyrian observer (1130 BC), are all too early, while Ptolemy’s work in 128 AD is too late to match up to this star catalog.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/hipparchus_catalogue_050124.html   (722 words)

  
 Common Finals - Math 124, 125, 126, 144: Dept of Math, Univ of Washington
All finals for Math 124, 125, 126, 144 will be on Saturday, December 11, 2004 from 1:30pm until 4:20pm.
The room where your class takes the final exam will be listed at the bottom of this sheet after the 10th day of the quarter.
You may bring one handwritten 8.5 x 11 sheet of notes; writing is allowed on both sides.
www.math.washington.edu /Undergrad/groundrules/groundrulesau04.php   (396 words)

  
 Textiles are a booming industry; many prehistoric civilizations possibly develop over millennia on dry lands which ...
Approximately 42,000 BC: Human beings worldwide are by now hunting big game and assembling animal traps, as well as possibly becoming more selective in their roaming movements over the continents
Approximately 30,000 BC: Modern humans are now living in central Europe; the simple bow and arrow weapons system has been in use for some time now (at least in certain regions)
Approximately 10,500 BC: A sudden 20+ degree F rise in temperatures worldwide is causing substantial climate change
www.jrmooneyham.com /lostcv2.html   (938 words)

  
 Gallia Narbonensis
Consul M. Flulvius Flaccus was sent to defend Massalia against the Saluvii in 125 BC, apparently he was successful, because he received a triumph in 123 BC.
In123 BC he overthrew the Saluviian capitol Entremont, and established a military garrison that would later become Aquae Sextiae.
Narbo was fist devastated by fire in the second century, and later, downfall in capital wealth and concurrent barbarian invasions (253-236 BC) greatly slowed its prosperity.
www.usd.edu /~clehmann/pir/gallia.htm   (1072 words)

  
 Successors of Alexander Genealogy
The greatest of the successor states to the empire of Alexander the Great, the Seleucid state was created by Seleucus Nicator, one of Alexander's generals, in 312 BC and lasted until 64 BC when the remains of the Kingdom fell to the Romans.
ANTIOCHUS I SOTER co-ruler 292-280 BC; sole ruler September 280-261 BC assassinated, elder son of Seleucus I, born 324 BC.
PTOLEMY IX APION King in Cyrenaica 117-90 BC, half-brother of Ptolemies VI and VII or son of Ptolemy VII.
forumancientcoins.com /historia/seleucid_gen.htm   (1221 words)

  
 The Atlantis That Could Have Been REFERENCE
Approximately 25,125 BC- 13,875 BC: By around 25,125 BC the lowlands of the greater southeast asian peninsula had arisen from the sea, exposed by declining sea levels of the Ice Age.
Homo sapiens were clearly in the region of Sundaland as far back as 43,000 BC to 28,000 BC; and so almost certainly traveled and lived on the vast dry lands existing there due to Ice Age lowered sea levels prior to 18,000 BC to 16,000 BC.
Of course, the type of agriculture practiced in 22,425 BC may differ significantly from that of 1999 AD: for instance, it can be far more opportunistic, casual, and cost-effective than the methods 20th century folks will be accustomed to.
www.jmooneyham.com /atlantis-1-reference.html   (13290 words)

  
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For Math 124, 125, and 126, your final exam will be on Saturday, June 3, 2000 from 1:30PM until 4:20PM.
For Math 124 and 125, the common finals are written jointly by the instructors, and the same exam is given to all sections of 124 and ditto for 125.
[This ensures uniformity of materials covered and fairness of exams/grading across all sections of 124 and 125.] For Math 126, the common finals may be written individually by your instructor and be graded by your instructor and your TAs.
www.math.washington.edu /Undergrad/groundrules/calc-groundrules.html   (744 words)

  
 Saudi Aramco World : The Leek-Green Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Even before the conquests of Alexander, who died in 323 BC, Greeks had served the Persian emperors as mercenaries and officials, and it was from them that Herodotus, writing in the fifth century BC, learned something of what lay to the east.
Like the giant gold-digging ants Herodotus described in the fifth century BC or this 16th-century depiction of shipwrecked Portuguese sailors battling giant crabs in the Indian Ocean, the fantastic, the strange and the astonishing have always been ascribed to whatever lands were little-known and distant.
The Greek defeat of Darius at Marathon in 490 BC put an end to his conquests in Europe, and the rise of Rome embroiled the Carthaginians in a series of debilitating wars that ended with the Roman destruction of Carthage.
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/200504/the.leek-green.sea.htm   (4396 words)

  
 SC Wrestling Results February 2004
125 -- B.J. Burroughs (RV) pin Thomas Shaw, 3rd.
Battery Creek 48, Berkeley 15 103 -- double forfeit 112 -- BC won by forfeit 119 -- BC won by forfeit 125 -- BC won by forfeit 130 -- BC won by forfeit 135 -- Rally Hyrne (BER) def.
Zach Johnson, 16-9 140 -- Ben Mastrofilippo (BC) pinned Brent Dubay, first 145 -- Monte Middleton (BC) pinned Derek Winingham, second 152 -- Paul Armstrong (BC) pinned Daniel Chronbonski, first 160 -- BC won by forfeit 171 -- Kantata Simmons (BC) pinned Matt McBee, second 189 -- Jamal McNeil (BER) def.
www.scmat.com /February2004.htm   (429 words)

  
 SELEUCID EMPIRE
In the latter 280s BC, Philetairos changed his allegiance to Seleukos I. Shortly thereafter in 281 BC, Lysimachos was defeated by Seleukos at the Battle of Korupedion.
Following an abortive attack on Ptolemaic Egypt he lost the northern part of his Kingdom to the usurper Alexander Zebina, and in 125 BCE was murdered in Tyre.
Cleopatra and Antiochus VIII, 125 to 121 BCE
members.verizon.net /vze3xycv/RulersCoins/seleucidPic.htm   (1921 words)

  
 Earning MP miles on UA's air partners - FlyerTalk Forums
BC: 125% actual miles, 500-mile minimum; booking classes J, C
BC: 125% actual miles; booking classes C, D, Z
BC: 125% actual miles, 500 miles minimum; all BC booking classes
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