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 Hipparchus
Hipparchus (Greek Ἳππαρχος) (circa 190 BC – circa 120 BC) was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician.
The exact dates of his life are not known, but Ptolemy attributes astronomical observations to him from 147 BC to 127 BC ; earlier observations since 162 BC might also be made by him.
Hipparchus is believed to have died on the island of Rhodes, where he spent most of his later life — Ptolemy attributes observations to him from Rhodes in the period from 141 BC to 127 BC.
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 Cyber Boxing Zone -- Newswire
BC: What will be the most important thing you're going to have to do in that fight: establish your jab, work the body, move?
I was disappointed with Vernon Forrest's camp, that they would be so greedy and try so hard to push me in a corner to make a fight when, in fact, it was him that needed me not me that needed him.
BC: How sick of are you of people asking you when you're going to fight De la Hoya again, since you already beat him once?
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 The Official Age of Empires Expansion: The Rise of Rome
In 277 BC, Antigonos Gonatas (a descendent of Antigonos, one of Alexander's generals) became king of the Greek Kingdom of Macedonia and established the ruling Antigonid dynasty, which reigned until its conquest by the Romans.
During the 3rd century BC, Pyrrhus came to the aid of the Greek colonies in southern Italy and Sicily that were fighting the Romans in Italy.
By 202 BC, the kingdom of Macedonia was struggling to maintain control of the city-states of the Greek Peninsula, which were joining together in rebellion.
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 Encyclopedia: 147 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Decades: 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC - 140s BC - 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them.
Years: 152 BC 151 BC 150 BC 149 BC 148 BC - 147 BC - 146 BC 145 BC 144 BC 143 BC 142 BC A year is the time between two recurrences of an event related to the orbit of the Earth around the Sun.
The Battle of Carthage was the major act of the Third Punic War between Carthage and Rome, and ended in 146 BC with the complete destruction of Carthage.
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 Hipparchus - Ancient Astronomy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hipparchus (Greek Ἳππαρχος) (circa 190 BC - circa 120 BC) was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician.
It had been known for a long time that the motion of the Moon is not uniform: its speed varies.
He stated they had around 330 BC an estimation for the length of the sidereal year to be SK = 365d 6h 11m (= 365.2576388d) with an error of (about) 110s.
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 Christian History Handbook: Ancient: Appendix III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Coup and Reign of Alexander Balas, 152-147 BC
Cleopatra VII and Ptolemy XIV, 47 to 43 BC
With the southern branch of the family (Antiochus X) dying in 83 BC, Ptolemy IX Lathyros, ruler of Egypt, intervened and installed Philip I's brother Demetrius III Philopator Soter Eucairus at Damascus to rule the south, 95-88 BC.
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 Hipparchus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hipparchus (Greek Ἳππαρχος) (circa 190 BC - circa 120 BC) was a Greek astronomer, astrologer, geographer, and mathematician.
In the 2nd and 3rd centuries coins were made in his honour in Bithynia that bear his name and show him with a globe; this confirms the tradition that he was born there.
Also it is known that the Babylonian priest known as Berossus wrote around 281 BC a book in Greek on the (rather mythological) history of Babylonia, the Babyloniaca, for the new ruler Antiochus I; it is said that later he founded a school of astrology on the Greek island of Kos.
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 147 BC Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Third Punic War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In I50 B.C. the Carthaginians, when Masinissa made another attack upon their territory, instead of calling upon Rome, from which source experience had taught them they could hope for neither aid nor justice, gathered an army with the resolution of defending themselves.
At the consular elections for the next year, popular dissatisfaction with the slow course of the campaign came to be felt.
After two years of blundering, Scipio Aemilianus was elected to be consul and commander in Africa (147 BC).
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 2nd century BC
(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD)
BC 168 battle of Pydna Macedonian phalanx defeated by Romans
BC 146 Rome destroys Carthage in the Third Punic War
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 Demetrius II of Syria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
About 147 BC he returned to Syria, and with the help of Ptolemy VI of EgyptPtolemy VI Philometor/, king of Egypt, regained his father's throne.
In 141 BC he marched against Mithridates I of ParthiaMithradates I, king of Parthia, but was taken prisoner by treachery, and remained in captivity for ten years, regaining his throne in 129 BC on the death of his brother, Antiochus VII SidetesAntiochus VII/, who had usurped it.
During his absence, the throne was occupied in turn by Antiochus VI Dionysus, Diodotus Tryphon, and Antiochus VII Sidetes.
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 146 BC - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
146 BC Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Years: 151 BC 150 BC 149 BC 148 BC 147 BC - 146 BC - 145 BC 144 BC 143 BC 142 BC 141 BC
The article about 146 BC contains information related to 146 BC, Events, Births and Deaths.
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 SV-BC Issue 147
SV-BC Issue 147: 1346 New issue from 12/5 meeting Clarifications on casting
When changing the signing, the size passes through unchanged.
From the 12/11/03 meeting: 147: Dave moves that we accept the proposal.
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 Greece
Birth date guestimate (ruled as co-regent with Ptolemy VI from 147 BC, then as co-regent with Cleopatra II until 144 BC, when he was murdered by Ptolemy VIII)
Birth date approx - son of Ptolemy X.  Married Berenice III (widow of Ptolemy IX, who was also his daughter) and became co-regent with her (she was named as heir by Ptolemy IX).  He then murdered her to gain sole regency - the people of Alexandria murdered him in response
Released by the Parthians in 129 BC Antigonid Kingdom (Antigonus I was one of the Diadochoi)
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 Simon Fraser Archives Display   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It functions primarily as a liaison body between the various Divisions and between the Association as a whole and the provincial Ministry, the BC Federation of Agriculture and the Canadian Honey Council.
Some of the records were previously held by the BC Archives, who received them from John N. Robertson, treasurer of BCHPA in 1987.
The fonds comprises records made or received in the course of administering the BCHPA's central and divisional organizations and carrying out their functions and programs.
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 Elymais
Their kingdom was located south of Susa and northwest of Persis, at the head of the Persian Gulf in what would be modern southwestern Iran.
Their coinage commences about 150 BC and lasts until about 225 AD, when the Parthians are overthrown by the Sasanians.
AE Tetradrachm (struck circa 57 - 54 BC)
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 149 BC
149 BC Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Third Punic War declared; Rome lands an army in Africa to begin the Battle of Carthage.
The article about 149 BC contains information related to 149 BC.
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 Captain's Corner Marine - Salmon Arm, BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Captain's Corner Marine - Salmon Arm, BC 17ft.
Reinell has a 120 hp 4 cylinder I/O and sits on a 1981 Highliner galvanized trailer.
Hurry, the next thing you know, fishing season will be here.
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 The Official Age of Empires Expansion: The Rise of Rome
In 338 BC, King Philip II of Macedonia conquered the Greek city-states.
By 301 BC, Alexander's mother, wife, son, and half brother had all been murdered.
Although Egypt and Persia both initially claimed Syria, Persia annexed it by 281 BC.
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 2nd century BC - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Nubia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
2000 BC Senkamenisken, Gebel Barkal, Nubia, Napatan culture c.640 BC.
147 CM H. Leg of chair Stool or Bed.
Vessel in the form of a bound oryx, Nubia, Napatan.
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 Your home for BC News - BC Public Has A Lot To Learn About BC-STV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BC Public Has A Lot To Learn About BC-STV
Ispos poll shows the public isnt all that educated on the subject.
Vancouver, BC — With only three months to go until British Columbians vote on whether to adopt a new electoral system, a new Ipsos-Reid BC poll reveals that most residents are either unaware of the upcoming vote or know next to nothing about the proposed BC-STV system.
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 The Turnip Factory Gallery :: the Harder road 2 BC :: 147_4780
The Turnip Factory Gallery :: the Harder road 2 BC :: 147_4780
Album: the Harder road 2 BC 320 of 321
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 Learn more about 150 BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Learn more about 150 BC in the online encyclopedia.
You are here: Online Encyclopedia > 150 BC
Hint: Play with putting spaces before and after your words to see the different results you get.
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 Mormonism, Latter Day Saints, Joseph Smith, Book of Mormon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The BofM in Mosiah 18:8-30 describes the beginning of the church in America in 147 BC.
The Bible teaches that the church did not exist until after Jesus died and that Jesus was the founder of the church.
Acts 11:26 says "And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch." This is the first use of the term "Christian," and it occurred in Antioch.
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 Ancient Coin History - 147 B.C. - Roman Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rome 147 B.C.: The Year of Scipio and Drusus
CUPIENNIUS Silver Denarius, Struck 147 B.C., Rome mint.
Obverse: Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet, with lock of hair falling on her shoulder.
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 outline15.html
The Roman Revolution: Republican Decline and the Rise of the Empire
A. War with the Gauls in Upper Italy (200-190 BC)
Following uprising, Macedonia became a Roman province in 147 BC)
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 columbia * Moon Handbooks British Columbia Sixth...
BC CarFree Exploring Southwestern British Columbia without a Car.
British Columbia Crosswords A Look at BC Through Crosswords, from Early Explorers to Modern Day.
Trees, Shrubs Flowers to Know in British Columbia and Washington.
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 142 BC - Art History Online Reference and Guide
142 BC Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Years: 147 BC 146 BC 145 BC 144 BC 143 BC - 142 BC - 141 BC 140 BC 139 BC 138 BC 137 BC
Diodotus Tryphon siezes the throne of the Seleucid Empire.
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