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  16th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1512 BC (approx.): the flood of Deucalion, according to O'Flaherty, Augustine, Eusebius, and Isidore (bishop of Seville).
Ahmose I, Pharaoh and founder of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt (1570 - 1546 BC).
Thutmose II of Egypt, Pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of Egypt (1518 BC - 1504 BC).
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 Erebuni | Armenia Travel | TourArmenia | Travel Guide to Armenia
BC) at L'chashen and in a cemetery at Artik held Mitannian cylinder seals dating from the final phase of the Mitannian kingdom.
BC, the tribes on the Armenian plateau were nominally under the control of the Hittites, which had begun to expand into Northern Syria.
By the time the Hittite kingdom fell around 1200 BC, the ancestral Armenian tribes had forged powerful alliances and were considered a challenge to the northward expansion of the Assyrians, who became the primary power after the fall of Mitanni.
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SOMETHING enormous and violent, around 1628 or 1637 B.C., changed events worldwide, and may have caused a "mini-ice-age." It was probably the explosion of a volcano on the island of Santorini (or Antikithera).
1,500-500 BC: Barbarian Aryans (speaking Sanskrit) emigrate from central Asia to invade India, overthrowing the Indus valley culture, and eventually compose the Vedas {hotlink to be done}.
Thutmose III deposed his father (1501 BC); Thutmose II had a brief reign; and Hatshepsut ruled the longest of all as "king." Thutmose IV was the son, and successor to Amenhotep II, and reigned circa 1420-1411 BC.
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The Chou Dynasty, 1122-255 BC 5 of 28 »
During this period, specifically in 841 BC, is the first externally verifiable date in traditional Chinese chronology, and thus this may be considered the true end of the Legendary Period [In that events after this time are known from historical records rather than simply as references in legends.
»The Chou Dynasty, 1122-255 BC Ch'in Dynasty, 255-207 BC
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 People's Republic of China 中国 —Brian's Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Shāng or Yin Dynasty — 1523 to 1027 BC 朝 or 殷代
Zhōu Dynasty — 1122 to 256 BC 周朝
Qín Dynasty — 255 to 210 BC 秦朝
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 1520s BC
Centuries: 17th century BC - 16th century BC - 15th century BC
Decades: 1570s BC 1560s BC 1550s BC 1540s BC 1530s BC - 1520s BC - 1510s BC 1500s BC 1490s BC 1480s BC 1470s BC
1523 - Traditional date for the beginning of the Shang Dynasty in China.
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Chinese expansion is halted by invading bands of nomadic tribesmen (barbarians) from the north and west, causing Chinese governmental influence to withdraw from the northern and western perimeters.
The Chou continued the social and governmental pattern (bureaucracy) of the Shang government that preceded them, though as early as 800 BC this central authority was undermined by rebellious warlords at the mouth of the Yangzi River and in some of the northern provinces.
By the 6th century BC the states of Wu and Yüeh dominated much of China, leading to the “Warring States Period” (453—221 BC) that involved continual warring between the various city-states and provinces and the central Chou government.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Shang Dynasty
Shang SHANG [Shang] or Yin, dynasty of China, which ruled, according to traditional dates, from c.1766 BC to c.1122 BC or, according to some modern scholars, from c.1523 BC to c.1027 BC It is the first historic dynasty of China; its legendary founder, T'ang, is said to have defeated the last Hsia ruler,
Chou CHOU [Chou], dynasty of China, which ruled from c.1027 BC to 256 BC The pastoral Chou people migrated from the Wei valley NW of the Huang He c.1027 BC and overthrew the Shang dynasty.
Hsia HSIA [Hsia], semilegendary first dynasty of China, which ruled, according to traditional dates, from c.2205 BC to c.1766 BC or, according to some modern scholars, from c.1994 BC to c.1523 BC This dynasty is said to have been founded by Yu, the culture hero of China who built canals to control
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 Shang History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The first of the traditional dynasties, for which archaeology has yet to find proof, is the Xia (Hsia), 2205-1766 BC or 1994-1523 BC, according to two different ancient sources.
Founded and ruled by legendary demigods, it was described in histories as a small state in north-central China.
Its supposedly cruel last ruler was overthrown by a virtuous man, who established the Shang dynasty, 1766-1122 BC or 1523-1027 BC, also centered in the North China plain.
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 IBSS - Biblical Archaeology - Date of the Exodus
King Chenephres is probably the twenty-fifth king in the Turin Papyrus 1730 BC, Kha'neferre Sebekhotp IV of the thirteenth Dynasty (Manetho 1940, 73, n.3).
Zoan or Tanis was the residence of the Pharaohs during the twenty-first and twenty-second Dynasties about 1070-715 BC It was a major political and commercial center during the Ptolemaic period about 332-30 BC It is located at modern San el-Hagar on the Tanitic branch of the Nile.
This places the exodus at 1513 BC, the capture of Troy at 1182, and the dedication of the Temple at 1033 BC If Solomon is dated to 966 BC, then this would put the Exodus at 1446 BC This is a 67 year difference.
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 Ancient Egypt with pics
In 27 BC a strong earthquake devastated the Theban temples, while in the Greco-Roman world the cult of Isis and Osiris gradually displaced Amon.
After the brief rule of Smenkhkare (1335-32 BC), possibly a son of Akhenaton, utankhaten, a nine-year-old child, succeeded and was married to the much older Ankhesenpaaten, Akhenaton's third daughter.
BC, until the time of the Roman Empire; the latest hieroglyphic inscription dates from AD 394.
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 Malter Galleries Past Auctions
Intermediate Period, Hyksos of the Delta, 1630 – 1523 BC.
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390 – 1353 BC.
Lot of 10 fl serpentine seals which are modern fantasy pieces, 7 in the style of a cylinder seal and 3 in the style of a decorated cube.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Chinese Dynasties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Hsia  c.1994-c.1523 BC Semilegendary Emperor Yu built irrigation channels, reclaimed land.
Chou  c.1027-256 BC Classical age (Confucius, Lao Tzu, Mencius) despite political disorder.
Followed by Warring States period, 403-221 BC Ch'in  221-206 BC Unification of China under harsh rule of Shih Huang-ti.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/ChinD1ynT1A1B1L1E1.asp   (440 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - A Brief Timeline of Chinese History
During this period, specifically in 841 BC, is the first externally verifiable date in traditional Chinese chronology, and thus this may be considered the true end of the Legendary Period
In 256 BC Chao-Hsiang, Wang of Ch'in, defeated and executed Nan Wang, last king of Chou.
The capital was moved from Lo-yang to Ch'ang-An, a city at the bend of the Huang-He River.
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 A Brief history of the Meiteis of Manipur
Ningthou Kangba (15th century BC) is regarded the first and foremost king of Manipur.
In case of the Meitei people, since there were no modern system of recording, where the sense of originality was always contemplated with the modern history, the reconstruction of the ancient manuscripts and languages has yielded a considerable knowledge on the history of ancient Manipur.
Ningthou Kangba (1405-1359 BC): Tang was the 14th generation ruler of a tribe known as Qi who inhabited the central part of the present day China.
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 South Island Tileworks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The history of tiles dates back as far as the fourth millennium BC where in Egypt tiles were used to decorate various houses.
In those days, clay bricks were dried beneath the sun or baked, and the first glazes were in color and were made from copper.
As early as 4,000 BC ceramics were also found in Mesopotamia.
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 CalendarHome.com - 16th century BC - Calendar Encyclopedia
1500s BC - Stonehenge built in Wiltshire, England.
1500 BC - Indus valley civilization - The controversial Aryan Invasion Theory is often dated to 1500 BC.
Many scholars date the Rig Veda to the period of 1900 to 1200 BC.
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 WaveLength Magazine - February - March 2003
Many First Nations have shown strong resistance to the fish farm industry in BC, working to prevent destruction of their environment and the wild fish resource they've relied on for thousands of years.
BC's sea otters are classified as threatened by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC).
The Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC is holding Assistant Guide Exams, May 3and4, May 31 and June 1, and June 21 and 22, 2003.
www.wavelengthmagazine.com /2003/fm03news.php   (2256 words)

 Cooking.com - Printer-friendly version of Recipe
The techniques of roasting and broiling (grilling) meats were established early in China's history, as far back as the Shang dynasty (1523-1027 BC).
In fact, the Chinese have been known to cook their food since 40,000 BC, or around the time that fire is thought to have been discovered.
The earliest roasting was done by heating slabs of stone and then roasting the raw food upon them, though most people know the famous essay by Charles Lamb on how the delights of roast pig were discovered in the dawn of Chinese culinary history when a farmer's house (sheltering his pigs) was burned down.
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 RCILTS, IIT Guwahati
Tang was the 14th generation ruler of a tribe known as Qi who inhabited the central part of the present day China.
Koikoi ascended the throne at the age of 25 yr.
Hence, 1359 BC will be 25 MF, and 2000 AD will be 3364 MF in Meitei calender taking the birthday of KOIKOI as 00 MF.
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 MAM - Collection - Asian Art - Chinese Han Dynasty
The aristocracy of ancient China supplied their elaborate tombs with food, furniture, clothing, and companions and servants, so that all necessities and pleasures would accompany them in the afterlife.
During Shang times (1523–1028 BC), people and animals were killed and interred with their owners in a practice known as immolation.
But by the fourth century BC, pottery figures (ming-ch’i) were used instead—a change that led to the production of mortuary ceramics like this Han dynasty Barnyard.
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 Reading - Oriental - Chinese - History
All of China was united for the first time by the Emperor Shih Huang Ti, ruler of the state of Ch'in (hence China) in 221 B.C. His reign was notable for the building of the Great Wall, the destruction of all historical books and the burying alive of thousands of Confucian scholars.
The Han Dynasty (207 B.C. On the death of the Emperor, Shih Huang Ti, the people of Chin revolted and the Han Dynasty was founded.
The Han Dynasty is divided into two periods: Western Han from 206 B.C. to 24 A.D. and Eastern Han from 24 to 220 A.D. In many ways, the Han Dynasty is comparable to the contemporary Roman Empire.
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 Dolmetsch Online - Music Theory Online - Music before the 16th Century
In the Zhou dynasty (circa 1027-256 BC) music was one of the four subjects that the sons of noblemen and princes were required to study, and the office of music at one time comprised more than 1400 people.
The existence of the lute among the instrumentarium of the late fourth millennium [BC] is of paramount importance as it is consequential to the understanding and usage of ratios at that period.
In Athens during the second half of the fifth century B.C., the Odeion (roofed concert hall) of Perikles was erected on the south slope of the Athenian akropolis—physical testimony to the importance of music in Athenian culture.
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 Chou dynasty
As loyalties crumbled, an alliance of dukes and barbarians sacked the Chou capital in 771 BC.
The royal family fled to the eastern city of Loyang to begin a new period of its dynasty called Eastern Chou.
Then in 479 BC, the outlying state of Ch’u, near the Yangtze River defeated a smaller state and triggered a bloody struggle that would stretch for another two hundred years, a period called, appropriately, the Warring States.
www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov /museum/exhibits/China_exhibit/chou.htm   (370 words)

 Kowloon Traders - The Wu Shang Cargo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Among the most important examples of this art form are examples of funerary sculpture discovered in the tombs of ancient China.
Tens of thousands of tomb figures and funerary pottery have been discovered by archaeologists in the course of excavating tombs in all parts of China.
Ranging chronologically from the Western Han (206 BC - 8 AD) to the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD), most of these pieces were excavated in the Luoyang, Shanxi and Hunan provinces of China.
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 ch'in dynasty
y 230 BC the other Warring States had worn themselves down to a remaining six.
As his first act, he bestowed upon himself the title Shihuangdi, or the “First August Emperor.” In this pivotal year of 221 BC, the land took its name from this dynasty, thus the Middle Kingdom became known as China.
On a trip to inspect his kingdom he died, aged forty-nine, in the year 210 BC.
www.ford.utexas.edu /museum/exhibits/China_exhibit/ch'in.htm   (355 words)

 Primary Urban Society: 3500 BC-AD 700
From these original centers it diffused to the rest of the world.
3,500 BC: Primary Urban Societies in Western Asia
900 BC to 400 AD: Primary Urban Society in Central America
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/World/PrimaryUrban.html   (118 words)

 Ancient China to Modern
Xia or Hsia Dynasty 2000 - 1500 B.C. Shang 1700 - 1027 B.C. Western Zhou, Chou 1027 - 771 B.C
Shang 1700 - 1027 B.C. Shang Dynasty 1766 BCE - 1027 BCE
Not suprising given what the British did to start the Opium Wars and ended up with the island of Hong Kong) She was the last of the Manchu rulers and is considered one of the most important women in the history of China.
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 Turek's Ceramic Tile Unlimited ceramic facts
The history of tiles dates back as far as the fourth millenium BC where in Egypt tiles were used to decorate various houses.
In those days, clay bricks were dried beneath the sun or baked, and the first glazes were blue in color and were made from copper.
These ceramics bore decorations which were white and blue striped and later possesed more varied patterns and colors.
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 Lim Coat of Arms
In 124 B.C. the first university was established to train prospective bureaucrats in Confucianism.
The Shang dynasty (1766-1122 BC or 1523-1027 BC) is the earliest period of Chinese civilization for which reliable historical evidence exists.
The creator Pan-Ku was succeed by a series of heavenly and human sovereigns with the first hereditary dynasty, the Hsia, established in about 2000 BC and overthrown by the Shang.
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 Beijing Scene - Ask Ayi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The roots of the Chinese education system can be traced as far back as the Shang dynasty (1523-1027 BC).
Prior to the collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1911, the system was based on the teachings of Confucius (551-479 BC), which outlined the principles of society and government, as well as codes for personal moral conduct and influenced almost all aspects of life, particularly education.
In imperial China, political power determined wealth and status, and the only pathway to power was through the examination system, widely referred to as the "Ladder to the Clouds" (zhishang qingyun).
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