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  Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 215 BC Macedon became involved in the first of three wars with the rising power of Rome: defeat in the second (197 BC) and third (168 BC) led to the deposition of the Macedonian dynasty and the establishment of Roman client republics.
Andriscuses brief success at reestablishing the monachy in 149 BC was quickly followed by his defeat the next year and the establishment of direct Roman rule and the organization of Macedon as a Roman province.
The language spoken by the area's inhabitants prior to the 5th century BC, and continued into the early centuries of the Common Era by the rural population, is attested in some hundred words from coin inscriptions and glosses from Hesychius of Alexandria (5th century), as well as some placenames and personal names.
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 Roman Timeline of the 2nd Century BC
184 BC Porcius Cato the Elder is elected as censor, and is known afterwards as Cato the Censor.
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.
www.unrv.com /empire/roman-timeline-2nd-century.php   (1326 words)

 Philip V Of Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Philip V was king of Macedonia from 221 BC to 179 BC.
The son of Demetrius II and Chryseis, Philip was an infant at his father's death in 230-229 BC.
His reign was occupied in the vain struggle to maintain the old Macedonian supremacy in the Balkan peninsula, which became hopeless after the intervention of Rome and the decisive battle of Cynoscephalae (197 BC).
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 Attalid dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Attalid dynasty was a Greek dynasty that ruled the city of Pergamon after the death of Lysimachus, a general of Alexander the Great.
One of Lysimachus' officers, Philetaerus, took control of the city in 282 BC.
The Attalids ruled Pergamon until Attalus III bequeathed the kingdom to the Roman Republic in 133 BC.
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 wiki/197 BC Definition / wiki/197 BC Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Battle of Cynoscephalae The Battle of Cynoscephalae was fought in Thessaly in 197 BC between the Roman army, led by Titus Quinctius Flamininus, and the Antigonid dynasty of Macedon, led by Philip V....
He served as a military tribune in the Second Punic war and in 205 BC he was appointed propraetor in Tarentum.
He was a curule aedile in Rome in 203 BC and a quaestor in 199 BC.
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 Eratosthenes 276-197 BC  -  Athens, Alexandria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Especially noted as an astronomer, he is credited with measuring the circumference and tilt of the earth and the size and distance from the earth of the sun and the moon.
In 236 BC he was appointed by Ptolemy III Euergetes I as a head and the third librarian of the Alexandrian library.
Circa 255 BC he invented the armillary sphere, which was used till 17th century.
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 Second Macedonian War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 198 BC the command of the Roman and allied army was granted to Titus Quinctius Flamininus, and Rome's choice proved to be a wise one.
Then, in 197 BC Flaminius was able to bring Philip of Macedon to a decisive engagement at in Thessaly.
By the autumn of 197 he was established in northwestern Asia Minor and in the spring of 196 he had crossed over to Europe, rebuilding the town of Lysimachia in Thrace.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /Macedonian2.htm   (2087 words)

BC Frog watered down mixture of #921 Pea Pod and #930 Sun Ray.
BC flesh areas with watered down #909 Gentle Flesh BC Beard and Eyebrows with watered down #903 Smoke.
BC Underscales and horns with #921 Pea pod.
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 J1602   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Since Roman coins and systems of reckoning arrived in the wake of piecemeal conquest, the impact on indigenous coinages varied from region to region, ranging from the elimination of the native money, as in the case of the Celtic world, to its conversion into a provincial currency, as in the case of the Hellenistic East.
BC Apollonia and Dyrrachion became the first Hellenic cities whose coinages were attuned to the Roman monetary system.
BC, Hellenic coinages minted locally in Macedonia and Thrace under Roman supervision (alongside the denarii of the Roman Republic) constituted the currency used for the protection of the province, as well as the currency used by those who threatened it.
www.culture.gr /2/21/214/21401m/presveis/Pages/museum/16/p1602.html   (596 words)

 Art produced in Pergamon (Pergamum)
The Altar of Zeus was constructed by Eumenes II (197-159 BC) as a memorial of the victory against the Galatians and taking the Acropolis of Athens as an example.
It is composed of four parts and the high relieves on it describe the war between the giants and the gods.
By depicting the victory of the Greek gods over the giants, the altar symbolically celebrated the triumph of the city of Pergamon in the newly conquered lands of Anatolia, hence proclaimed the city as the legitimate continuation of the Greek civilization, a second Athens located far from the mainland Greece.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Arts/Pergamon.htm   (1143 words)

Philip II, the third son of Amyntas III, extended the borders of Macedonia to the north and in 338 BC conquered Greece and laid the foundation of a mighty empire (see Greece, Ancient, "The End of the Greek City-States").
Then, at the battle of Chaeronea in 338 BC, he defeated the Greek city-states and was elected captain-general of all the Greeks.
The country fell into civil war and internal confusion until 277 BC, when it came under the control of Antigonus II Gonatus, founder of the Antigonid Dynasty.
www.crystalinks.com /macedonia.html   (362 words)

 The Battle of Pydna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 197 BC The Romans had defeated the Antigonid King Philip V at the battle of Cynoscephalae.
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.
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.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /pydna.htm   (2811 words)

 Cynocephalae 197 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Cynocephalae 197 BC Battle of Cynocephalae (197 BC)
He then invaded Thessaly in 200 B.C. with two legions, including the Cannae legions who had not seen their homes for over 14 years.
In 196, Flamininus proclaimed at the Isthmian games that the cities of Greece were to be free, with no garrisons and no Roman control, and Flamininus was hailed as the liberator of Greece.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /cynocephalae-197bc.htm   (746 words)

 Macedonian-Romans wars , 215-167 BC
In the period of the Macedonian King Phillip V (221-179 BC), Macedonia became target of the Roman conquers.
Then in the battle at Cynoscefale in 197 BC the Macedonian king Philip V, was defeated.
The Third Macedonian War (171-167 BC): In this period king of the Macedonians was Perseius (179-167 BC).
www.mymacedonia.net /history/wars.htm   (464 words)

 boys clothes : 2nd century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Battle of Pydna concluding the Third Macedonian War occurs and King Persus' forces are routed Pydna (168 BC).
A Greek revolt by the Achaean League is supressed and Cornith destroyed (146 BC).
Gaius Gracchus tribune of the plebs (123 BC).
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 200 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Decades: 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC - 200s BC - 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC
Years: 205 BC 204 BC 203 BC 202 BC 201 BC - 200 BC - 199 BC 198 BC 197 BC 196 BC 195 BC
Rome declares war upon Philip V, king of Macedon.
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 3rd century BC - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ptolemy II Philadelphos (284 BC-246 BC) and his wifes Arsinoe I and Arsinoe II Philadelphos.
Ptolemy III Euergetes I (246 BC-222 BC) and his wife Berenice II.
Ptolemy V Epiphanes (204 BC-180 BC) and his wife Cleopatra I.
www.internet-encyclopedia.com /ie/3/3r/3rd_century_bc.html   (314 words)

 Station Information - 196 BC
196 BC Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Years: 201 BC 200 BC 199 BC 198 BC 197 BC - 196 BC - 195 BC 194 BC 193 BC 192 BC 191 BC
March 27 - Council of Priests at Memphis pass a decree praising the deeds of Ptolemy V, which is recorded on the Rosetta Stone.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/1/19/196_bc.html   (179 words)

 All Empires - The Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Qin Dynasty, the first to unify China under one ruler, collapsed amid peasant revolts, civil war and natural disasters in 210 BC after the death of its First Emperor (Qin Shihuang).
He attempted to push back the Xiongnu but was defeated and forced to send yearly tributes to appease them.
121-119 BC: Hsiung-nu are driven north of the Gobi desert.
www.allempires.com /empires/han/han1.htm   (1111 words)

 Asia Minor Coins - Mysia
In the turbulent era following the death of Alexander (323 BC), Pergamum became the capital of a flourishing Hellenistic kingdom and one of the principal centers of Hellenistic civilization.
When he died in 241 BC, he was succeeded by his nephew Attalus I, who defeated the Galatians and assumed the royal title; the dynasty received its name from him.
The original Attalid territory around Pergamum was greatly expanded by 188 BC with the addition of Lydia, part of Phrygia, Lycaonia, and Pisidia (from 183 BC), all former Seleucid territories.
www.asiaminorcoins.com /mysia.html   (376 words)

 LEMNOS (ISL.) - LoveToKnow Article on LEMNOS (ISL.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On the vicissitudes of its history in the 3rd century B.C. see Kdhler in Mittheil.
261 The Romans declared it free in 197 Bc., but gave it over in 166 to Athens, which retained nominal possessiop of it till the whole of Greece was made a Roman province.
In 1476 the Venetians successfully defended Kotschinos against a Turkish siege; but in 1657 Kastro was captured by the Turks from the \Tenetians after a siege of sixty-three days.
20.1911encyclopedia.org /L/LE/LEMNOS_ISL_.htm   (2580 words)

 Articles - Achaean League   (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.
After Aratus's death, however, the League was able to reap much of the benefits of Macedon's defeat by Rome in 197 BC.
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 insure good behavior, including the historian Polybius.
www.lastring.com /articles/Achaean_League   (308 words)

 Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.
3rd century BC 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - other centuries)
(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD)
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /3/3r/3rd_century_bc.html   (143 words)

 2nd century BC
2nd century BC 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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 Roman province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
(the island of Sicily) constituted the first Roman province from 241 BC, having been progressively conquered by the Republic during the First Punic War (264 - 241 BC).
The number and size of provinces changed according with internal Roman politics.
120 BC Gallia Transalpina (later Gallia Narbonensis), propretorial province
www.butte-silverbow.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Roman_province   (1370 words)

 The Battle of Cannae
The Battle of Cannae in the summer of 216 BC is a milestone in Roman history.
It was Hannibal's finest hour and forced the Romans to learn a painful lesson.
Rome needed a Scipio Africanus - and he was soon to emerge to deliver her from the Carthaginian menace.
www.roman-empire.net /army/cannae.html   (944 words)

 Battle of Cynoscephalae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
About 5000 prisoners The Battle of Cynoscephalae was fought in Thessaly in 197 BC between the Roman Republic army, led by Titus Quinctius Flamininus, and the Antigonid dynasty of Macedon, led by Philip V of Macedon.
Flamininus, with his allies from the Aetolian League, were stationed at Thebes, Greece, and marched out towards Pherae in search of Philip, who was at Larisa.
Philip also had to pay 1,000 talents (around $600,000) to Rome, as well as disband his navy and most of his army.
read-and-go.hopto.org /197-BC/Battle-of-Cynoscephalae.html   (638 words)

 Roman to Julian Conversion: Analysis AUC 557 = 197 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Roman to Julian Conversion: Analysis AUC 557 = 197 BC The accounts of Livy and Polybius concerning the campaigns of T. Quinctius Flamininus, cos A.U.C. 556 = 198, against Philip V of Macedon allow us to infe
A.U.C. 557 = 197, and Flamininus' friends in essence delayed the embassy until it was known that Flamininus' appointment would continue.
It is clear that the consuls for A.U.C. 557 = 197 were already in office when the embassy arrived, and were close to settling the allocation of provinces.
www.tyndale.cam.ac.uk /Egypt/ptolemies/chron/roman/197bc.htm   (492 words)

 Knight Named Big East Co-Offensive Player Of The Week :: Honored for 197-yard performance in BC's 34-27 win at Virginia ...
Boston College's Derrick Knight and West Virginia's Chris Henry have been named BIG EAST Offensive Players of the Week, the league announced.
Knight (Rockland, Mass.) wins offensive honors for the second straight week after leading BC to a 34-27 victory at Virginia Tech.
He became BC's all-time rushing leader with 3,603 career yards, eclipsing the 3,597 of the previous record holder, Mike Cloud.
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 Gaius Laelius - Art History Online Reference and Guide
In Scipio's consulship (205 BC), Laelius went with him to Sicily, whence he conducted an expedition to Africa.
In 203 BC he defeated the Massaesylian prince Syphax, who, breaking his alliance with Scipio, had joined the Carthaginians, and at Zama (202) rendered considerable service in command of the cavalry.
In 197 he was plebeian aedile and in 196 BC praetor of Sicily.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/Gaius_Laelius   (153 words)

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