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  Encyclopedia: Antigonus I Monophthalmus
Antigonus was appointed governor of Greater Phrygia in 333 BC, and in the division of the provinces after Alexander's death in 323 BC he also received Pamphylia and Lycia from Perdiccas, regent of the empire.
Ptolemy I Soter (367 BC–283 BC) was the ruler of Egypt (323 BC - 283 BC) and founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty.
Demetrius took control of Macedon in 294 BC, which the family held, off and on, until it was conquered by the Roman Republic at the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC.
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 Macedonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
King Alexander I of Macedon (died 450 BC) was the first Macedonian king to play a significant role in Greek politics, promoting the adoption of the Attic dialect and culture.
The First Macedonian War (215 BC-205 BC) was fairly successful for the Macedonians but Philip was decisively defeated in the Second Macedonian War in (200 BC-197 BC).
Although he survived war with Rome, his successor Perseus of Macedon (reigned 179 BC-168 BC) did not; having taken Macedon into the Third Macedonian War in (171 BC-168 BC), he lost his kingdom and his life when he was defeated.
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 Third Macedonian War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Third Macedonian War (171 BC - 168 BC) was a war fought between Rome and King Perseus of Macedon.
In 179 BC King Philip V of Macedon died and his talented and ambitious son, Perseus, took his throne.
Finally, Perseus was defeated by the legions of the Roman consul Lucius Aemlius Paullus at the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Third_Macedonian_War   (442 words)

 Antigonus I Monophthalmus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antigonus I Monophthalmos ("the One-eyed") (382 BC - 301 BC) was a Macedon ian nobleman, general, and governor under Alexander the Great.
Upon the death of Alexander in 323 BC, he established himself and his family as one of the successor dynasties, the Antigonid dynasty, along with the Seleucids and Ptolemies.
Antigonus's son Demetrius I Poliorcetes took control of Macedon, which the family held, off and on, until it was conquered by the Roman Republic at the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC.
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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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 Ethics of Roman Expansion to 133 BC by Sanderson Beck
In 312 BC censor Appius Claudius got the landless population distributed throughout the tribes, the sons of freedman admitted into the senate, the first aqueduct built to bring water nine miles from Gabii to the Circus Maximus, and the Appian Way paved for the 115 miles from Rome to Capua.
In 287 BC the problem of debt led to the appointment of Hortensius as dictator, and from then on plebiscites passed by the plebeian council had the force of law on everyone and did not have to be approved by the assembly, the classes of centuries, or the senate.
In 225 BC Celtic Gauls crossed the alps with an army of 150,000 infantry and 20,000 horse and chariots.
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 Early Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leonidas II ruled Sparta alone until he died in 235 BC and was succeeded by his son Cleomenes III, who married Agis' beautiful widow Agiatis and was won over by her to the radical program of social reform.
The Romans withdrew from Greece in 194 BC.
In 146 BC the Achaean army was routed by the Romans.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /greece-early.htm   (1358 words)

 Ancient Orraon (before the mid-4th cent. BC - 168 BC), Ammotopos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The ancient settlement of Ammotopos is identified with the ancient town of Orraon, established before the middle of the 4th century BC by the Molossoi.
The particular, fortress-like character of Orraon is proved by the lack of communal spaces, by the water supply of the settlement from large basins, and also by the solid walls which were strengthened during a posterior phase with towers and additional walls.
Moreover, the fact that this small settlement was one of the four cities of Molossia that tried to resist the Roman legions of Anicius in 168 BC, supports the theory that Orraon was a town-fortress, controlling the western pass to the Amvrakikos bay.
www.epcon.gr /hypertour/epirus/html_refs/rf_63.html   (294 words)

 160s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Decades: 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC - 160s BC - 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC
Years: 169 BC 168 BC 167 BC 166 BC 165 BC 164 BC 163 BC 162 BC 161 BC 160 BC
Roman victory at the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC brings an end to the Macedonian Kingdom.
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 Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After two years of indecisive results for both sides, Paullus was elected consul again in 168 BC (with Gaius Licinius Crassus as colleague).
On the return to Rome in 167 BC, his legions were displeased with their share of the plunder.
In 164 BC he was elected censor and died during his term in 160 BC.
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 168 Bc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BC B (216) 2, Hemplow BC A (179) 0 Thorpe Green (193) 2, Thorpe Green (190) 2 Marsh Utd B (169) 0, Linthwaite CBC (184) 2 Hemplow BC A (168) 0, Linthwaite CBC...
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Mangalore, Oct 1: "The Rs 168 crore project of four lane road between Suratkal and BC Road has already been started from June 15, 2005 and is expected to get...
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 Thracian Tet Attribution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
168 BC, with the conquest of Macedonia by Rome during the Third Macedonian War.
168 BC as a start date for this coinage, though I recognize the tentative nature of the dating of these coins.
72-31 BC Though it's believed that in general the older Thracian tetradrachms are more realistically imitative while the newer ones are more wildly abstract, there's not necessarily a direct correlation between degree of abstraction and age.
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 Interactive History Chart 200 BC - AD 100
The Ptolemies controlled Palestine until 198 BC when Ptolemy V's army was defeated by the Seleucid king Antiochus III, The Great, at Baneas near one of the sources of the Jordan River.
In 170 BC, when Antiochus was campaigning in Egypt, there was a rumor of the king's death, and Jason led a revolt, which brought Antiochus to Jerusalem, where his army proceeded to rob, pillage, rape, and enslave the people.
In 152 BC he became the first Hasmonean to take the roles of both ruler and priest, when he was offered the priesthood by Alexander Balas, a pretender to the Seleucid throne.
www.tagnet.org /spiritquest/chartint.htm   (1562 words)

 Bulgaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BC, was found next to the left hand of a skeleton in the Arabadzhjiska mound at the village of Duvanli, Plovdiv district.
During the 1st millennium BC the Macedonian region was populated by a mixture of peoples--Thracians, Illyrians, and Greeks.
In 180 BC Kotys II became King of the Odrysae and allied with Perseas against the Romans, assisting his army in the battle of Pydna (168 BC).
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 Roman to Julian Conversion: Analysis AUC 586 = 168 BC
Roman to Julian Conversion: Analysis AUC 586 = 168 BC An absolute astronomical synchronism is given by Livy 44.37.8 which describes a lunar eclipse on a.d.
From the synchronism known for A.U.C., there were 12 intercalations between 190 and 168, 3 of 22 days and 9 of 23, if the Roman civil date of Pydna is correct.
A.U.C. cannot be equated to any Julian date between 26 June and 6 July 168, given the eclipse synchronism for A.U.C. Hence the ultimate source for it must have tied it to the eclipse, regardless of whether the battle was actually fought on the following day.
www.tyndale.cam.ac.uk /Egypt/ptolemies/chron/roman/168bc.htm   (1086 words)

 168 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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
June 22 - Third Macedonian War ends with the Battle of Pydna.
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 Greek Rule -- Ptolemies & Seleucids
In 252 BC a peace agreement was finally reached after neither side was able to defeat the other.
In the year 221 BC, Ptolemy III died and was succeeded by Ptolemy IV, Philopater, who was without a doubt the most cruel and vicious ruler of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.
In the year 169 BC Antiochus invaded Egypt in an attempt to destroy once and for all the Ptolemaic Dynasty.
www.zianet.com /maxey/Inter2.htm   (2912 words)

 Konitsa: Photographic Exhibition Brief history of the town and area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
About the 13th-12th century BC, the mountainous area of the central and west Pindos was settled by the Molossoi, one of the most important tribes in the area of Epiros in terms of its political strength.
The appearance of pottery of Corinthian manufacture in Epiros and the cemetery of Liatovouni is connected with the establishment on the Epirote coast of the first colonists from Elis (730/700-650 BC), followed shortly afterwards by Corinthian colonists (late 6th century BC).
During the period of demographic and economic prosperity enjoyed by the Molossoi under Pyrrhos (297-272 BC), small townships were probably created in the area of Iliorrachi and at the Kastro of Konitsa.
www.culture.gr /2/21/212/21208a/e212ha04b.html   (2374 words)

 Illyria - Art History Online Reference and Guide
In 359 BC, King Perdiccas III of Macedonia was killed by attacking Illyrians.
In 358 BC, however, Macedonia's Philip II, the father of Alexander the Great, defeated the Illyrians and assumed control of their territory as far as Lake Ohrid.
In the Illyrian Wars of 229 BC and 219 BC, Rome overran the Illyrian settlements in the Neretva river valley and suppressed the piracy that had made the Adriatic unsafe.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/Illyricum   (1249 words)

 COMMANTARY - Notes & Interpretation pon ETHIOPIAN BK OF DAN'IEL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Pseudo-Christian view is to mis-apply the prophecies to a series of specific historical events culminating in the year 168 BC, when the Seleucid King, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, profaned the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem by sacrificing swine meat upon the Hola Altar.
This circumstance alone should be sufficient to dispel the notion of modern scholars that Dan’iel was not composed until 168 BC, but of course, solely for the sake of their theory, they will claim that Dan’iel was somehow "added later" into the Septuagint version...
The obvious solution is the simple one: that over the years between 520 BC and 250 AD, the text became slightly corrupted, as some of the names of kings got inxeplicably mixed up and jumbled by copyists.
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 Greece After the Second Punic War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 192 BC there were rumours that the Romans would cede Demetrias to Philip, and Flamininus, who was in Greece as a senatorial legate to try to settle affairs, would not make an overt denial (wishing to let Philip believe there was such a possibility).
But in 168 BC the command was given to an old and tried commander, Aemilius Paullus, the brother-in-law of Scipio Africanus.
In 149 BC there appeared a new Macedon claimant to the throne, Andriscus, calling himself Philip and pretending to be the grandson of Philip V and son of Perseus.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /punic2-after-greece.htm   (4834 words)

 The Battle of Pydna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the Roman-Seleucid war of 192-189 BC Philip maintained his alliance with Rome, although after the treaty of Apamea in 188 BC Roman-Macedonian relations were not always cordial.
The war that ensued was more difficult than they had probably expected ends in 168 with the decisive defeat of Perseus at the battle of Pydna.
In 168 B.C. Lucius Aemilius Paullus, an experienced solder of high repute who was one of the Consuls of the year, was given command of the Roman expeditionary force.
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 The Battle of Pydna - 168 BCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 197 BC The Romans had defeated the Antigonid King Philip V at the battle of Cynoscephalae.
The second event was the report by the Roman envoys to Greece that Perseus had repudiated the treaty of friendship with Rome, and had proposed a substitute.
The next year, 168 BC, the Roman command passed to the new consul Aemilius Paulus.
www.wargamer.com /greatbattles/pydnaLA.asp   (1908 words)

 Ptolemy-ISBE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 305-304 he defended the Rhodians against Demetrius Poliorcetes forcing the latter to raise the siege--hence the tide "Savior." In 285 BC Ptolemy abdicated in favor of his youngest son Philadelphus--the son of his favorite wife Berenice--and died in 283 BC.
In 246 he was provoked to a Syrian war to avenge the murder of his sister Berenice at Antioch; in the course of this campaign he met with remarkable success, overran Syria, plundered Susa and Babylonia, penetrated to the shores of India and captured the important stronghold of Seleucia (1 Macc.
Balas was defeated in a decisive battle on the Oenoparas and killed but Ptolemy himself died in 146 BC from the effects of a fall from his horse in the battle (1 Macc.
www.dabar.org /ISBE-1915/Vol4/Ptolemy-ISBE.html   (1553 words)

 BC NDP -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The B.C. NDP has put forward a non-partisan and consultative framework for looking at how to improve our electoral system.
The B.C. NDP has taken a detailed look at how a Proportional Representation system might benefit British Columbia.
At the Party's annual Convention in November 2001, delegates passed a resolution endorsing the recommendations of the BC NDP's Committee to Review the Electoral Process.
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 2nd century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - other centuries)
BC 168 Battle of Pydna -- Macedonian phalanx defeated by Romans
BC 146 Rome destroys Carthage in the Third Punic War
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 Bible Basics - History of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The dating for the recording of each tradition is around 950BC for "J", 750 BC for "E", and 539 B.C. for P although the traditions themselves are much older.
Cyrus, head of the Persian confederation subsequently conquered Babylon in 539 BC, and in 538 issued an edict allowing the return of the Jews, who were clearly unhappy, to Judah.
One of these written in 401 BC is a letter addressed to Bagoas, Persian governer of Judah asking him to help the Jews get permission to rebuild the temple.
www.netministries.org /BBasics/BBHOI.htm   (3164 words)

 Philip V and Perseus
Philip V was endowed with considerable political and military abilities, which he evinced as much in his wars against the Aitolians, the Romans and their allies (War of the Allies, 220-217 BC; 1st Macedonian War, 215-205 BC; 2nd Macedonian War, 200-197 BC; Antiochian War, 192-189 BC), as in his fundamental reforms in his kingdom.
After four years of failing resistance, the Macedon-ians were crushed at Pydna in 168 BC by Lucius Aemilius Paullus.
Perseus was taken as a prisoner to Italy, where he died, while Macedonia became a federation of four small semi-autonomous areas called 'merides' (portions).
www.macedonian-heritage.gr /HellenicMacedonia/en/A1.6.4.html   (206 words)

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