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 Tiberius Gracchus - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Cornelia (flourished 2nd century bc), Roman matron, daughter of the general Scipio Africanus the Elder.
Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus (Latin : TI·SEMPRONIVS·TI·F·P·N·GRACCVS) (163 BC - 132 BC) was a Roman politician of the 2nd century BC.
217 BC - 154 BC) or Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus was a Roman politician...
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Alexander the Great had initiated a policy in which he portrayed himself as an Egyptian ruler, effectively grafting the new administration on to the existing political and religious structure, and this policy appears to have been continued by his Ptolemaic successors with varying degrees of enthusiasm and success.
Ptolemy I Soter I (ruled 305-285 BC) was the founder of the Ptolemaic line, and he took the Egyptian throne after the death of Alexander IV.
During the Ptolemaic period and the subsequent Roman period, Alexandria was a thriving and cosmopolitan city, and by the mid-first century BC had a population of around half a million, including substantial numbers of Greeks and Jews.
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  When Were the Sabbatical Years?
Since Alexander took Gaza in November 332 BC, connecting Alexander's grant to a sabbatical year suggests that 332/331 BC was a sabbatical year, a date that is again in harmony with Zuckermann.
According to Zuckermann, 164/163 BC was a sabbatical year; according to Wacholder it was 163/162 BC.
A date of 134 BC for the murder cannot be made to fit with his sabbatical dates without once again assuming an error in the source material.
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  The Bible UFO Connection - UFOs In History - 45,000 BC - 9 BC
BC China: From the book " Memories of the Sovereigns and the Kings " published in the 3rd century AD, in China, in the third millennium B.C., before the birth of Huang Ti or of Chi You, "sons from the sky", would descend to Earth on a star which was the shape of a saucer.
BC Phoenicia, Tyre: During the siege of the trade capital of Phoenicia by the Greeks a fleet of flying shields is described as plunged from the sky and crashed upon the city walls.
BC Rome: Glowing lamps were seen in the sky at Praeneste, a shield was observed at Arpi and in the Amiterno district, the sky was all on fire, and men in white garments appear.
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The BC SPCA is delighted with the Cloverdale Rodeo's decision to remove four events from its roster -- calf roping, team roping, steer wrestling and wild cow milking.
The Cloverdale Rodeo Association responded to on-going pressure from the Vancouver Humane Society and the BC SPCA to eliminate events that cause suffering to animals after a calf was injured and euthanized at this year's rodeo in May. It is not the first time that an animal has been injured and euthanized at the event.
BC SPCA, the RCMP and ICBC, was successfully piloted in Prince George last fall and has now been launched in Kelowna, Kamloops, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Trail and Nelson.
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  People: Ancient History, Middle East: Biographies topics on Encyclopedia.com
The Achaemenids (c.550-330 BC) were important for their development of government administration, the appearance of literature written in cuneiform, and the spread of Zoroastrianism ; during this period there was also a great flourishing of Persian art and architecture.
BC, king of the Medes (584-c.550 BC), son and successor of Cyaxares.
BC, ruler of ancient Persia, father of Darius I. Under him Darius was governor of Parthia.
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 163 (number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
163 is the natural number following one hundred sixty-two and preceding one hundred sixty-four.
163 is a strong prime in the sense that it is greater than the arithmetic mean of its two neighboring primes.
The square root of 163 occurs in several interesting pieces of mathematics.
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 Roman Timeline of the 2nd Century BC
163 BC Birth of the tribune of the plebs and demagogue Ti.
135 BC Birth of the tribune of the plebs L. Appuleius Saturninus, somewhere in Picenum.
101 BC Cilicia is annexed as a province of Rome.
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 US Bazaar.com : Encyclopedia Pages : Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus
Tiberius was born in 163 BC; he was the son of Tiberius Gracchus Major and Cornelia Africana.
In 137 BC he was appointed quaestor to consul Gaius Hostilius Mancinus and served his term in Numantia (Hispania province).
However, late in 133 BC, king Attalus III of Pergamum died and left his entire fortune to Rome.
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 The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
The New Kingdom is the period covering the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth dynasty of Egypt, from the 16th century BC to the 11th century BC, between the Second Intermediate Period, and the Third Intermediate Period.
Egypt was conquered by the Persian Empire in 525 BC and annexed by the Persians until 404 BC.
Died 145 BC Cleopatra II Wife of Ptolemy VI Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II Installed by Seleucid Antiochus IV Epiphanes in 170 BC; ruled jointly with Ptolemy VI Philometor and Cleopatra II from 169 to 164 BC.
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 CalendarHome.com - 2nd century BC - Calendar Encyclopedia
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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 The Intertestamental Period - Lesson 7
In 167 BC Antiochus sent some of his officers to Modein to force the Jews living there to offer sacrifice; Mattathias, as a leader in the city, was commanded by the officers to be the first person to offer a sacrifice -- as an example to the rest of the people.
At a critical battle near Emmaus in late 165 BC (7 miles from Jerusalem) Judas managed to gather together an army of about 10,000; the defeat of the Seleucids was preceded by a prayer Judas offered a prayer for deliverance.
On the death of Antiochus IV in 163 BC, General Lysias (acting as king) marched on Judah with an 120,000 men and 32 war elephants.
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 SELEUCIDS,   (Site not responding. Last check: )
dynasty of Macedonian kings that reigned in the Middle East from the 4th to the 1st century bc.
After 250 bc the Seleucids gradually lost control of the lands east of the Euphrates River and were expelled from Asia Minor.
Syria, the last remaining part of their kingdom, was annexed by Rome in 64 bc.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Antiochus
247 BC, king of Syria (261?-247 BC), son and successor of Antiochus I. In warfare with Ptolemy II he had sporadic successes, but his marriage to Ptolemy's daughter Berenice sealed the peace, and most of the Syrian possessions his father had lost were restored to Antiochus.
Antiochus III (242–187 bc) King of Syria (223–187 bc), son of Seleucus II.
After his defeat at Rafa (217 bc) by Ptolemy IV, he invaded Egypt (212–202 bc), seizing land from Ptolemy V with the help of Philip V of Macedon.
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 The Maccabean Revolt
On December 25, 165 BC (exactly three years after Antiochus had defiled the altar of God by offering a pig upon it), the Temple of God was rededicated to God with rejoicing and sacrifices.
In the autumn of 163 BC, Lysias, and an army of 120,000 men and 32 war elephants, met Judas and his army 10 miles SW of Jerusalem.
In 143 BC, however, Jonathan miscalculated in a very tricky diplomatic situation, and he was taken prisoner by the Seleucids.
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 Essenes as Militant Nationalists - Christianity Revealed - AskWhy! Publications   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Simon Maccabee (142-135 BC) was the first independent king of the Jewish free state, whose rule was considered by his followers as a golden age, though he chose not to be called king merely accepting the title ethnarch.
In 63 BC, Pompey was in Damascus and emissaries from each of the brothers and the Pharisees approached him.
Inactivity in the reign of Herod 37-4 BC.
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 Keeping Catholics Catholic Page XXV-The Timeline-Time Before Christ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
586 BC Destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem and the removal of the Jews to Babylon.
165 BC The Holy Temple of Jerusalem was re-dedicated.
18 BC Birth of Mary, daughter of Saints Joachim and Ann.
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In 197 BC, at the age of 14, Ptolemy Epiphanes assumed a title of king and his official coronation was held at Memphis on Egyptian manner.
In 196 BC the royal army under Komanos suppressed a south-egyptian revolt raised by Anchmachis and imprisoned the very leader whose son was killed in the battle.
Philometor was perished in 145 BC in a battle at the river Oinoparas with the Seleucid king Antiochus Balas who was his son-in-law.
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 Antiochus IV Epiphanes Summary
215–163 BC, reigned 175–163 BC) was a ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire.
Notable events during his reign include the near-conquest of Egypt, which was halted by the threat of Roman intervention, and the beginning of the Jewish revolt of the Maccabees.
Because the guardians of Ptolemy VI of Egypt were demanding the return of Coele-Syria, Antiochus, in 170 BC, decided on a preemptive strike against Egypt, and invaded, conquering all but Alexandria.
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 Temple of Isis, Philae
Amasis Khunimbre (570-526 bc) was probably the earliest builder of a temple structure proper on the small island.
Ptolemy II Philadelphius (284-246 bc) contined the temple and the birth house, and the following ruler, Ptolemy III Euergetes I, (246-221 bc) extended the birth house.
Ptolemy VI Philopator (180-145 bc) added the second pair of pylons, located at the inner court, He also added the court and the pronaos, and the Temple of Hathor on the eastern side of the great temple.
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Battle of Ipsus, 301 bc: Antigonus defeated and Alexander’s Empire was divided a.
THE MACCABEAN REVOLT (167-140 BC) A. Hasidim ("Pious Ones") in Jerusalem Resist Priestly Hellenization B. Armed Revolt Begun by Mattathias, A Priest in Modein (1 Macc 2) 1.
163 bc: Antiochus IV killed in battle; Antiochus V and Lysias rule Seleucid Empire a.
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 163 BC
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Decades: 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC - 160s BC - 150s BC140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC
Years: 168 BC 167 BC 166 BC 165 BC 164 BC - 163 BC - 162 BC 161 BC 160 BC 159 BC 158 BC
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 IBSS - History - Greek
Alexander IV Ptolemaic Dynasty 305-30 BC During this period the Ptolemy's would struggle with the Seleucid Dynasty in Syria for control of Palestine.
In 192 BC peace was made with Syria when he married Cleopatra I, the daughter of Antioch the Great.
When Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC, Octavian and Anthony struggled for power which culminated in the Battle of Actium in 31 BC.
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 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.
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 BC families win suit over government payment for expensive autism therapy -- Kent 163 (9): 1181 -- Canadian Medical ...
BC families win suit over government payment for expensive autism therapy -- Kent 163 (9): 1181 -- Canadian Medical Association Journal
BC families win suit over government payment for expensive autism therapy
About 10 BC families with autistic children have moved to Alberta,
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He is said to have owed the favor of the great as much to his personal gifts and graces as to his literary eminence; and in one of his prologues he declares it to be his ambition, while not offending the many, to please the "boni."
A pretty, but perhaps apocryphal, story is told of his having read the play, before its exhibition, to Caecilius (who, after the death of Plautus, ranked as the foremost comic poet), and of the generous admiration of it manifested by Caecilius.
The Heauton Timorumenos appeared in 163, the Eunuchus in 161, the Phormio in 161, and the Adelphoe in 160 at the funeral games of L. Aemibus Paullus.
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 [ TheWatcher.co.uk ] - God does exist.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Following the demise of Alexander the Great in 323 BC (within the 3rd beast of Daniel) a Middle-eastern dynasty of the Hellenistic age was founded (323-27 BC) by Seleucus I Nicator, the Macedonian general who became governor and then ruler (312) of Babylonia.
163 B.C., king of Syria (175 B.C.-163 B.C.), son of Antiochus III and successor of his brother Seleucus IV.
On Mattathias' death (166 B.C.), leadership passed to his son Judas Maccabeus (from whose surname the family name derives), who occupied Jerusalem and rededicated the Temple; the feast of Hanukkah celebrates this event (165 B.C.).
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 When Were the Sabbatical Years? (Additional Material)
He postulates that the date of the grant was really in the spring or summer of 331 BC after Alexander had appointed a governor over Cole-Syria, while Josephus plainly put the date of the grant in the previous fall around 6 months earlier.
Suppose for the sake of argument that Wacholder's hypothesis is correct, and that the grant occurred in the spring of 331 BC, not the fall of 332.
Since the 153rd Olympiad ran from July of 168 to June of 164 BC, commencing the Seleucid Era in the fall of 313 BC doesn't work at all, for the temple's desecration would occur in the 152nd Olympiad, not the 153rd.
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The earliest written record of the city of Jerusalem is on an Assyrian monument of the 8th Century before Christ, but archaeologists think that the City dates back to at least 3000 BC.
163 BC, destroyed by military action and garrisoned by the Syrians.
139 BC, Simon Maccabeus captured Akra, a part of the city, and destroyed it by leveling all of its hills.
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