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It was founded by the Romans in 181 BC as a frontier fortress on the north-east, not far from the site where, two years before, Gaulish invaders had attempted to settle.
The colony was led by two men of consular and one of praetorian rank, and 3000 pedites formed the bulk of the settlers.
The discovery of the goldfields near the modern Klagenfurt in 130 BC (Strabo iv.
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 Macedon - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The capital of Macedon from c.400 to 167 BC was Pella.
BC and after; they had ties to their mother cities that tended to isolate them politically from Macedon.
BC there was developing in W Macedon a political unit led by a Greek-speaking family, which assumed the title of king and aggrandized itself.
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 Ancient Districts of Asia Minor and Anatolia
In the 7th and 6th centuries BC the cities of Ionia were involved in a series of wars with the kings of Lydia, to whom Ionia yielded a nominal submission.
Early in the 1st millennium BC it is believed to have comprised the greater part of the Anatolian Peninsula, but at the time of the Persian invasion in the 6th century BC it was limited to the districts known as Lesser Phrygia and Greater Phrygia.
On his overthrow in 66 BC by the Roman general Pompey the Great, the kingdom was divided, the western portion being joined to the province of Bithynia in a Roman province known as Pontus and Bithynia and the eastern region being assigned to native princes.
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 Hannibal (general) - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Hannibal (general) (247-183 bc), Carthaginian general, son of Hamilcar Barca, whose march on Rome from Spain across the Alps in 218-217 bc remains one of the greatest feats in military history.
Hasdrubal, however, was surprised, defeated, and slain by the Roman consul Gaius Claudius Nero in the Battle of the Metaurus (Metauro) River.
In 202 bc, after 15 years, and with the military fortunes of Carthage rapidly declining, Hannibal was recalled to Africa to direct the defense of his country against a Roman invasion under Scipio Africanus the Elder.
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 TechSideline.com: Hokies Beaten Down in Beantown
BC got a big gain on their first play from scrimmage as well, as quarterback Matt Ryan found tight end Ryan Thompson for a 23 yard gain to the BC 43 yard line.
BC tried a reverse, but Chris Ellis broke into the backfield and stopped the play for an 11 yard loss, but Ellis was flagged for a 15 yard face mask penalty in the process.
BC failed to pick up a first down, but a 36 yard field goal by Steve Aponavicius was good, making the score 10-3 with 9:11 left in the third quarter.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Punic
He succeeded (c.207 BC) his father as king of E Numidia.
It was part of the Carthaginian empire until Masinissa, ruler of E Numidia, allied himself (c.206 BC) with Rome in the Punic Wars.
Although knowledge of him is based primarily on the reports of his enemies, Hannibal appears to have been both just and merciful.
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 Africa and Rome
By the third century BC, Carthage had become such a large economic forcethat Rome was both jealous and fearful of it.
In 146 BC, the third Punic War was over and Rome was the undisputed owner of all of known Africa.
Masinissa (202-148 BC) was succeeded by his three sons, two of whom died soon after him, leaving Micipsa, a loyal ally of Rome, as King of Numidia.
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 Micipsa - WCD (Wiki Classical Dictionary)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Succeeded to the throne on his father's death in the spring of 148 BC and was given the Numidian capital of Cirta (along with the royal palace and treasury there) by the Roman aristocrat Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus, to whom Masinissa had given the authority to administer his estate.
In 118 BC, having reached an advanced age and feeling his death approach, Micipsa summoned the three princes to his bedside and urged them to maintain brotherly relations with one another for the good of the kingdom.
Although a terrible pestilence in 125 BC was said to have killed 800,000 of his subjects, Numidia's continued prosperity allowed the king to endow his capital with many new improvements and public buildings.
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 The period of nominal independence
The administrative partition of Macedonia in the period of nominal independence 168-148 BC.
Having stripped the Antigonid kingdom of its possessions abroad, they divided it into four administrative territories, called 'merides' (portions), whose inhabitants were prohibited from carrying out property transactions or even marrying across boundaries.
The administrative partition into 'merides' and the weakening of the Macedonian army --whose only role was henceforth to repel barbarian incursions -- led to internal anti-Roman disturbances culminating in the rebellion of Andriskos (149-148 BC).
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 Roman Province Chronology
Inheritance of the kingdom of Pergamum 133 BC Remained part of the Byzantine or Romaion Empire until the 15th Cent.
Made a province in 74 BC and reorganized as a joint province with Crete in 66 BC Remained part of the Byzantine or Romaion Empire until the 7th Cent.
Conquered in 102 BC, organized as a province by Pompey in 66 BC Remained part of the Byzantine or Romaion Empire until the 7th Cent.
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 CalendarHome.com - 2nd century BC - Calendar Encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
175 BC - Antiochus IV Epiphanes, took possession of the Syrian throne, at the murder of his brother Seleucus IV Philopator, which rightly belonged to his nephew Demetrius I Soter.
164 BC, November 21: Judas Maccabaeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restores the Temple in Jerusalem.
113–101 BC - migration of the Cimbri and the Teutons, defeated at the battles of Aquae Sextiae and Vercellae
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 Qwika - similar:Parthia
Their realm is also called Parthia, which included the Iranian plateau and intermittently Mesopotamia, from 253 BC until their overthrow by the Sassanid Dynasty in AD 226.
1181 BC - Menestheus, legendary King of Athens and veteran of the Trojan War, dies after a reign of 23 years and is succeeded by his nephew Demophon, a s...
The Kingdom of Commagene was a small Hellenistic kingdom in southern Anatolia, near Antioch, which began life as a tributary state of the Seleucids, and later became an independent kingdom, before eventually being annexed by Rome in 72 AD.
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 Chronology of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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.
58—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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 Greek Timeline
1,200 BC The Trojan War, civil war, and the fall of the Mycenean.
480 BC Second Persian invasion of Greece, Spartans are defeated at Thermopylae, Athens is occupied by the Persians.
443 - 429 BC Pericles is leader of Athens during the Golden Age.
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 Rome Unleashed - Roman Historical Timelines (755 BC to 27 BC)
390 BC Conquest of Rome by the Gauls
59 BC Consulship of Caesar, and grant of the province of Gaul
43 BC Octavian, Caesar's heir, with the consuls defeat Antony at Mutina and is elected consul.
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 Roman History Questions
He lived from 234-149 BC, and was later used by Cicero as the main speaker in the De Senectute (Dialogue on Old Age).
Who was consul in 63 BC and exposed a conspiracy led by a rebellious Roman senator to overthrow the government?
In 23 BC, Augustus was given a certain power by which he numbered the years of his principate.
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 148 BC
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Decades: 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC - 140s BC - 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC
Years: 153 BC 152 BC 151 BC 150 BC 149 BC - 148 BC - 147 BC 146 BC 145 BC 144 BC 143 BC
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 A relatively small migration of modern humans leaves Africa
Plus, it should be kept in mind that the small subset of human ancestors which leave Africa at this time (148,000 BC- 98,000 BC) will possess only a small subset of the genetic diversity of the whole African population-- thus offering considerably less genetic diversity for their descendents to draw upon in their subsequent migrations.
By approximately 1,700,000 BC Homo erectus (or possibly Homo ergaster) is in the Republic of Georgia.
Homo erectus evolved around 2,000,000 BC, and were so different from their predecessors that they likely changed lifestyles and territories pretty rapidly-- possibly leading to long range migrations.
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 World History 200- 100 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 167 B.C. the Jews, led by an aged priest Mattityahu and his five sons, led a revolt against the Seleucid Empire.
Judas Maccabeus, son of Mattityahu, liberated Jerusalem and cleansed the Temple.
He died in 148 B.C. after a rule of 60 years.
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 Achaean League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Achaean League was a confederation of Greek city states in Achaea, a territory on the northern coast of the Peloponnese.
The Achaean League reformed early in the 3rd century BC, and soon expanded beyond its Achaean heartland.
During the Third Macedonian War (171-168 BC, the League flirted with the idea of an alliance with Perseus, and the Romans punished it by taking several hostages to ensure good behavior, including the historian Polybius.
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 5SumMaps.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In this period, from 146 BC to 1204 AD, it could always claim the title of being the greatest and wealthiest state in the northern Mediterranean.
This period of greatness of the Roman Empire began with the annexation of Macedonia in 148 BC and Carthage and Greece in 146 BC.
The result of this colouring is an Eastern Empire that is compact, and corresponds well to the Byzantine Empire at its height in c.1040.
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Philip II, who ruled from 359 to 336 BC, led the kingdom into a period of growth and expansion.
In 148 BC the region became a Roman province.
r of 336 BC Philip was assassinated, and Alexander ascended to the Macedonian throne.
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 Recorded History From Missing Ancient Civilizations
This shaft is currently associated with a star in Orion's belt in the sky around 2500 BC because the layout of the three pyramids matches the layout of the three stars in the constellation (in "The Orion Mystery" by Robert Bauval and Adrian Gilbert).
Perhaps the upper southern shaft pointed to the Eye of Horus when it was built near 8000 BC and the Orion star just happened to align during the pyramid age and to commemorate the event, the Egyptians restored the pyramids.
If there was a disaster in 8100 BC which shifted the pole, causing the latitude of Giza to change from 39 degrees to 30 degrees (neither indicates an equator), then surely the direction for north changed also.
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 North African Kingdom of Numidia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
From the 6th century BC points along the coast were occupied by the Carthaginians, who by the 3rd century BC had expanded into the interior as far as Theveste (Tébessa).
During the Second Punic War he was initially an ally of Carthage, but he went over to the Roman side in 206 BC and was given further territory extending as far as the Mulucha (Moulouya) River.
On his death in 148 BC the Romans prudently divided his kingdom among several chieftains, but the progress of civilization among the Numidians was not seriously interrupted, and indeed after 146 BC it received new impetus as thousands of Carthaginians fled to Numidia after the destruction of Carthage.
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 History of archaeology
In the years from 214 BC onwards the city was involved in the war between the
In 148 BC it was integrated into the province of Macedonia.For 200 years it was of central importance in the Roman effort to colonise the east and may have been an originalterminus of the Egnatian Way.
It was in Apollonia that Octavian heard the news of Julius Caesar´s death, in 44 BC it was noted by
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 Chronological Author List "300 BC - 1 BC" compiled by GIGA
Carthaginian cavalry commander and lieutenant of Hannibal, son of Himilco (236 BC - 165 BC)
Roman philosopher, statesman and orator (106 BC - 43 BC)
Roman jurist and orator (106 BC - 43 BC)
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 Macedonia - Ancient Greek Coins - WildWinds.com
Circa 500-480 BC Forepart of a horse right / Quadripartite incuse square.
4th century BC, Head of Apollo left / square incuse, with diagonals and pellets.
Aesillas, quaestor, Pella or an uncertain Bottiaean mint, struck circa 95-88 BC.
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 elo gallery
Cleopatra, the daughter of Ptolemy VI of Egypt married and ruled with three Seleucid kings in succession before this joint reign of mother and son which lasted only four years.
It ended when Cleopatra was forced to drink a cup of poison she had prepared for her son.
EGYPT, ARSINOE II, wife of Ptolemy II, 285-246 BC.
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 A-Z Coins & Stamps Inc.- Serving collectors needs since 1976 in Fort Wayne, Indiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Athens 430-332 BC Silver Tetradrahm S993 18 by 24 mm.
Egypt Ptolemy XII 80-51 BC Silver Tetradrahm (father of Cleopatra) Minted 53/52BC.
Syria Antiochos VII 138-129 BC Silver Tetradrachm Rev. Athena standing left holding Nike and resting hand on shield.
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 2nd century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 2nd century BC started on January 1, 200 BC and ended on December 31, 101 BC.
He was the last ruler of the Seleucid Empire to rule unopposed
108 BC, Han Dynasty finally destroyed Wang-geom seong, the capital of Gojoseon.
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