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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/12th century BC
The 12th century BC is the period from 1200 to 1101 BC.
1100 BC — Tiglath-Pileser I of Assyria conquers the Hittites.
Amenemses, Pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt (1202 BC–1199 BC)
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Walter of Chatillon
Walter of Châtillon was a 12th century French writer and theologian who wrote in the Latin language.
The Sorbonne, Paris, in a 17th century engraving The historic University of Paris (French: Université de Paris) first appeared in the second half of the 12th century, but was in 1970 reorganized as 13 autonomous universities (University of Paris I–XIII).
(12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300.
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 The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights
This rich collection spans the period from the 11th and 12th centuries BC to the medieval era, including isolated objects from the 16th to 19th centuries.
Of particular interest are a 12th-century silver cup and a true masterpiece created by Armenian silversmiths, a folding reliquary icon consisting of three panels (1293), made in one of the Kilikian monasteries (the Kilikian Armenian Kingdom existed from the 12th century to the 14th and was located on the north-eastern shores of the Mediterranean).
The 16th to 19th centuries are represented by carpets from various Caucasian centers, by ceramics and items of weaponry.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/03/hm3_5_12.html   (472 words)

 12th century
A full-text lecture describing the 12th century Renaissance in Europe with special reference to Peter Abelard.
A collation of pictures, references and extant remains of tents from the 12th century.
It is important to keep in mind, also, that not all 12th century Scots were Gaels, and thus a Scottish Gaelic name would not be appropriate for all Scottish...
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 What has archaeology taught us about the origins of Israel? (the Merneptah Stela) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Proponents of the “12th century emergence theory” maintain that the Israelites did not come into Canaan from outside to conquer the land around 1400 BC, as the Bible indicates.
It indicates that Israel was well established in Canaan in the late 13th century BC and was a significant political force to be reckoned with.
Israel functioned as an agriculturally-based/sedentary socioethnic entity in the late 13th century B.C., one that is significant enough to be included in the military campaign against political powers in Canaan.
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 : 12th century - 13th century Decades: 1100s 1110s 1120s 1130s 1140s 1150s 1160s 1170s 1180s 1190sAs a means of ...
: 12th century - 13th century Decades: 1100s 1110s 1120s 1130s 1140s 1150s 1160s 1170s 1180s 1190sAs a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200.
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200.
At the end of the century the Buddhist Jayavarman VII becomes ruler.
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 Ten more Bible prophecies fulfilled long ago
The head of the statue was made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze, its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of baked clay.
That prophecy was fulfilled in 586-573 BC when Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar attacked the mainland of Tyre, and in 333-332 BC when Alexander the Great conquered the island of Tyre.
Moslems conquered Petra in the 7th Century and Crusaders conquered it in the 12th Century.
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 Architecture - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
The Assyrian city of Khorsabad, built of clay and brick in the reign of Sargon II (reigned 722-705 bc), was excavated as early as 1842, and much of its general plan is known.
It became the basis for the study of Mesopotamian architecture, because the far older cities of Babylon and Ur were not discovered and excavated until the late 19th and 20th centuries.
Early Persian architecture—influenced by the Greeks, with whom the Persians were at war in the 5th century bc—left the great royal compound of Persepolis (518-460 bc), created by Darius the Great, and several nearby rock-cut tombs, all north of Shīrāz in Iran.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 12th century BC is the period from 1200 to 1101 BC.
1100 BC - Tiglath-Pileser I of Assyria conquers the Hittites.
Amenemses, Pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt (1202 BC - 1199 BC).
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 Babylon (ancient city) - MSN Encarta
About 2200 bc it was known as the site of a temple, and during the 21st century BC it was subject to the nearby city of Ur.
In 1595 BC the city was captured by Hittites, and shortly thereafter it came under the control of the Kassite dynasty (circa 1590-1155 bc).
Later, probably in the 12th century BC, it became the religious center as well, when its principal god, Marduk, was elevated to the head of the Mesopotamian pantheon.
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 || Dwarkadhish.org || Jagat Mandir ::: Dwarka :: Submerged Dwarka
The inner temple is assign- able to the 13th century AD and the subsequent enlargement in the form of an assembly hall known, as Ladwa mandap and the awe-inspiring sikhara are datable to the 15th century.
The first settlement made in the 15th century BC was submerged or washed away and so also the second one made in the 10th century BC.
It was perhaps in the 12th century a storm-wave blew away the roof leaving only the walls and plinth.
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 A2Z Languages ~ Italy ~ Italian History ~ Italian Language School
Circa 5000 BC or the beginning of the Neolithic period the small communities of hunters of former times had been replaced by agricultural settlements, with their breeding of animals and prevalent use of stone and pottery.
The diverse cultural patterns of the early Iron Age were further complicated in the late 8th century BC by the arrival of Greek colonizers in the south and by the appearance of the Etruscans in central Italy and the Po Valley.
But as the Greeks became more powerful in the 5th century BC, they began to lose control of their trade routes, and by the 4th century BC they had lost their northern territories to Gallic invaders and their settlements in Campania to the Samnites, confining Etruria to its original territories in central Italy.
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 Archaeological Museum of Naxos   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BC) periods are represented by characteristic examples of pottery and terracotta figurines.
Early Cycladic pyxis of marble and schist from the cemetery at Aplomata (2800-2300 BC).
Mycenaean strainer hydria (jug) from the chamber tomb cemetery at Kamini decorated with a scene of circular dance (12th century BC).
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 History of Yemen - AITI Yemen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Between the 12th century BC and the 6th century AD, it was part of the Minaean, Sabaean, and Himyarite kingdoms, which controlled the lucrative spice trade, and later came under Ethiopian and Persian rule.
By the 16th century and again in the 19th century, north Yemen was part of the Ottoman empire and in some periods its Imams exerted suzerainty over south Yemen.
In the 11th century BC, land routes through Arabia were greatly improved by using the camel as a beast of burden, and frankincense was carried from its production centre at Qana (now known as Bir Ali) to Gaza in Egypt.
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 Caspian Crossroads Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring - Summer 1996
Such was the case in the end of the 18th century, when, exhausted from nearly three centuries of futile attempts to liberate from Turkish and Iranian invaders, Georgia allied with Russia to protect its sovereignty.
This process was paralleled by the spread of the Georgian language, which became the state and compulsory language in the beginning of the 3rd century BC, and continued to flourish through the 8th century.
By the 10th century, cleric Giorgi Merchule issued a redefinition of the geographic area comprising the eastern state of Kartli; according the Merchule, the new Kartli state would include "the very country in which services were performed in Georgian," or, rather, Western Georgia as well.
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 Welcome to Tunisia Online, your digital gateway to news and information on Tunisia.
The fall of Carthage in the second century BC ushered in nearly 700 years of Roman rule.
By the 16th century, Tunisia was under Ottoman control, and a dynasty of Beys governed the country.
In the 19th century, Tunisia was the first Arab country to promulgate a Constitution and ban slavery, but economic problems, abuses by the Beys and foreign interference were the source of increased instability.
www.tunisiaonline.com /history/history1.html   (399 words)

 Where Is Mount Sinai by Emmanuel Anati
It was clear from the beginning of the survey that Har Karkom was a paramount cult center in the fourth and third millennia BC where large groups of people came and built their camps at the foothills.
In any case, the itinerary described must have been topographically meaningful to people from the first millennium BC who were acquainted with the region in 1989, and again in 1992, we surveyed various hypotheses of the itinerary of Exodus in Egyptian Sinai.
Another Egyptian text related, in the known versions to the 20th century BC, the Sinuhe narrative, clearly has much in common with the biblical story of Moses, who escaped to Midian where he "married" into the family of Jethro.
www.bibleinterp.com /articles/Anati_Mount_Sinai.htm   (2598 words)

 History - Turkey - Middle East: alexander great, cyrus great, unique ottoman, genghis khan, byzantine empire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the 7th century bc the Lydians also appeared near the Aegean coast, where they founded a kingdom, the capital of which was Sardis.
In the 4th century bc Persian power declined, and after 333 bc it was supplanted by the Macedonian Empire of Alexander the Great.
In the 2nd and 1st centuries bc, Asia Minor was gradually conquered by the Romans.
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 Europa Barbarorum
The region of Hellas known as Epeiros was first settled by Hellenic colonists in the 6th Century BC.
In 333 BC, the city of Taras (Tarentum) in southern Italia, a traditional Hellenic bastion in that region of the Mediterranean, asked for assistance in a war against the Samnitai, Leukanoi, and Brettioi.
After the death of Megas Alexandros in 323 BC, he played politics in the tumultuous neighboring kingdom of Makedonia, siding with Olympias in her struggle against one of Alexandros' successors, Kassandros.
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 Dating the Pentateuch
"In the 7th century BC the city of Nineveh was transformed from being a major metropolis in Assyria to being the capital of the entire country and empire.
Their distinctive pottery was found at Tel Haror in the 12th century BC levels which are contemporary with Beersheba's founding.
A 7th-6th century Bozrah (the principal building remains are 7th-6th centuries, not 8th) suggests Genesis was composed either in the 6th or 5th century BCE.
www.meta-religion.com /World_Religions/Christianity/Articles/Ancient_religions/dating_the_pentateuch.htm   (2255 words)

Similarly, in the 16th century, the Aztecs in Mexico still preserved the memory of Aztlan (probably Utah), the country from which they migrated in the 12th century.
Thus, the king-list of the Chinese Shang dynasty (16th-12th century BC) was dismissed as “obviously mythical”, but when in the 1920s the Shang oracle bones were discovered, all the kings were found to be mentioned there: the “mythical” dynastic list proved to be correct to the detail.
To be precise, the Puranic king-list as known to Greek visitors of Candragupta’s court in the 4th century BC or to later Greco-Roman India-watchers, started in 6776 BC.
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 Lindos   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to Homer, Lindos was built in the 12th Century BC and sent nine ships to the Trojan War.
It had colonies of its own by the 7th century BC and it controlled a large portion of trade in the Mediterranean.
The Hellenistic ruins date from the 4th Century BC and were built on the site of an even older temple.
www.personal.psu.edu /staff/j/x/jxf17/greece2000/lindos.html   (824 words)

At the beginning of the 8th century BC power passed to these Eupatrides and the king retained only the direction of the official sacrifices.
In the middle of the 7th century BC there were a large number of social and political disturbances in Athens.
At the beginning of the 5th century BC the Persians decided on a campaign against the Greeks, spurred mainly by the uprising of the Greeks in Ionia.
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 Wisconsin Medical Society - Savant Profile, Gilles Trehin and the city of Urville
Urville was founded in the 12th Century BC by the Phoenicians under the name of «Qart-Sous-Yam» (Carsucia).
During this period, after the successive crises of the 5th and 10th century, the city expanded thanks to its flourishing maritime trade in the 12th century and, inspite of the crises of the 14th Century, it became again flourishing during the second half of the 15th century.
She told us that Gilles knew more, when we asked what she meant, she said "he knows 12th 13th 14th multiplication tables", we tried, (with a calculator) and indeed Gilles could multiply, actually he was only stopped as he didn't know how to express number larger than 1000...
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 Report of visiting the Chinese Astronomical Centers
The record of the novae observations can be found as early as 14th century BC.
The solar and lunar eclipse observations were very carefully made in 13th century BC in the Yin Dynasty.
The book  "Spring and Autumn" written in 613 BC records one of the earliest sightings of  Comet Halley as "A star was shining near the Dipper in July" in Lu Wengong 14th Year.
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 Kahramanmaras, Ice Cream, Turkey-Adiyamanli.org
12th century BC), it was known to the 8th-century-BC conquering Assyrians as Markasi and later to the Romans as Germanicia Caesarea.
passed on to the Seljuq Turks in the 12th century.
Known as "Markasi" in earliest ages, this city, 78 km north of Gaziantep, stands as a site of history, having a long past filled with numerous invasions, was once the capital of Gurgum, a Hittite State in the 12thcentury BC.
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 ALA | 12th Century
Established in 5th century BC by the Gupta Emperors, it was a famous learning centres in ancient times.
Though it is traditionally dated to the time of the Buddha (6th–5th centuries BC), archaeological excavations date its foundations to the 5th century AD.
Nalanda continued to flourish through the 12th century and became a centre of religious sculpture.
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 Hrvatska - Croatia - Kroatien - Kroatie - Croazia -
Dwaraka was built around 3000 BC and it sunk in 1500 BC.
Today's finding of the oldest Aryan pre-language Sarasvati is from 37th - 22th century BC, simultaneous with Sumerian and early Egyptian language.
In the beginning, 3700 BC or earlier, these pre-Croats were part of a common early-Aryan ethno-group Sarasvati in India.
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 Facts about 12th century bc   (Site not responding. Last check: )
12th century BC 13th century BC - 12th century BC - 11th century BC - other centuries)
1200 BC - Anasazi civilization in North America.
Ethics of Greek Culture to 500 BC by Sanderson Beck
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 Glossary of Indian Art
Buddhist emperor of India in the 3d century BC and patron of Sanchi.
The 23d, Parshvanath, may have lived in the 8th century BC and founded a precursor sect whose doctrines were adopted by Mahavira.
It is the primary attribute of Sarasvati, of various surasundaris, and of one form of Shiva (11th century, Rajaraja museum and 7th-8th century, Rajaraja museum).
www.art-and-archaeology.com /india/glossary1.html   (6551 words)

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