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  Roman Timeline of the First Century AD
14 AD Aelius Sejanus is appointed as Praetorian Prefect.
23 AD Birth of the Roman historian Pliny the Elder, in the town of Novum Comum, in Italy.
26 AD Pontius Pilate is appointed as the prefect of Judaea.
www.unrv.com /empire/timeline-of-first-century.php   (1541 words)

 Roman Britain - Search View - MSN Encarta
Governors of Britain in the 1st and 2nd centuries, and of northern Britain in the 3rd, were actively involved in campaigning; but it is important not to underestimate the governor's no less onerous task as an administrator and supreme justice within the province.
From the early 3rd century, a line of forts was established along the south-eastern coast of Britain to serve as protection against attack from the sea.
Although the walls ostensibly define the town's extent, they were in fact added only later, for the most part in the 3rd century, and do not fully define the built-up area of the agglomeration; there were often undeveloped areas within the walls and suburbs without.
uk.encarta.msn.com /text_781533937__1/Roman_Britain.html   (4733 words)

 Roman Britain - MSN Encarta
There are hints of this attitude in the writings of Tacitus, concerning the 1st century ad, and of Ammianus Marcellinus, concerning the 4th.
In the early 3rd century ad, Septimius Severus divided Britain into two provinces, under the control of two governors; in the 4th century, it was further fragmented into four, although an overall vicarius (substitute) was put in charge of what was now called “the diocese of the Britons”.
By the 2nd century, merchants as well as local landowners were building quite luxurious town houses whose main rooms were decorated with frescos and which had mosaic floors.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_781533937/Roman_Britain.html   (1417 words)

 Rome: Roman Iron - The Equipment and Weapons of th :: 0 A.D. :: Wildfire Games
By the mid 1st century AD the lorica segmentata had become the standard issue cuirass of the Roman legions, but it could never replace the hamata, which was used until the end of the Roman Empire in one form or another.
By the 4th century AD the Roman army had changed radically from the early Empire: the weapons had changed from pilum and gladius to lancea and spatha, armor from segmentata to hamata, and helmets from Gallic to Ridge style.
While it was reserved for cavalry in the early Empire, by the 4th century AD the Roman army was composed of mostly Germanic soldiers who were used to wielding the longer sword and the spatha became the standard issue sword of the army.
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 Penaflor common coarse ware
VI.3), in a 1st (E.313) and 4th century AD context (E.310) at the Plaza de España at Écija (Vargas Jiménez and Romo Salas [unpublished]), and at Italica in a context of the mid 5th century AD (Fig.53.2: Abad 1982 Fig.17.24 Nivel 3 sector 1).
and in a 1st century AD context at Seville (Campos 1986 Fig.25.3026).
Similar examples were discovered at Lacipo in contexts of the 1st and 2nd centuries AD (Lacipo Type 3: Puertas Trias 1982, Fig.148.614, 537, 871ff), and at the Plaza de España at Écija in a context (E.322) of the mid 1st century AD (Vargas Jiménez and Romo Salas [unpublished]).
www.arch.soton.ac.uk /research/Penaflor/ch2/common.html   (3324 words)

 Legion XXIV - Equipment Page
The helmets, from left to right: are a bronze "Coolas" style from the early 1st Century AD "Imperial" period; an "Italic" style type "D" with applied bronze Eagle and Temple designs, from the late 1st Century AD; and a "Gallic" style type "J", the classic icon of the 1st Century AD Imperial Roman Army helmet.
Early in the 1st century AD, two new types of scabbard came into use, known for convenience as type A and type B. Type A Brass B eaded Pugio from Deepeeka of India for use on the Commander's Centurion cingulum belt.
Century BC, and the beginning of the "Imperial" period, a curved oval shape with the top and bottom margins squared off, was adopted.
www.legionxxiv.org /equipment   (3585 words)

 T.C. Kultur Bakanligi / Ministry of Culture, Republic of Turkey
1st century BC- 1st century AD The inside of the thin ring of the ring is flat and the external side is bumped.
1st century BC-1st century AD The section of the ring is round.
1st century BC-1st century AD The internal side of the massive ring is flat, while the external side is bumped.
www.discoverturkey.com /english/yeni/takilar/yuzuk1.html   (345 words)

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During the Iron Age (1st–5th century AD) resident farming was widely established, the population grew and settlement expanded.
After the fall of Carthage, Ibiza became close to Rome, and in the 1st century AD the island became a Roman municipality.
As early as the 17th century BC a small community of farmers established a settlement behind the rocky plateau west of the modern village of Enkomi, not far from the coast on the north bank of the Pedieos river.
www.lycos.com /info/7th-century-bc--settlements.html   (551 words)

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Servilia Caepionis (1st century BC) is one of the few Roman women cited by ancient sources.
In the second quarter of the 1st century AD the Romans conquered Britain as part of a number of relatively limited battles.
By the time of the 1st century BC, it was difficult to identify the original nature of the Roman deities.
www.lycos.com /info/1st-century-bc--roman-empire.html   (539 words)

 Room IV
4.2 Statue of Hapi, genius of fecundity, from Veio (excavations of 1811-1813), 1st-2nd century AD, cat.
4.4 Statue of the Nile recumbent, from Rome, 1st-2nd century AD, cat.
4.9 Fragment of the trunk and capital of an Egyptian column, from Rome, Iseus of Campus Martius, 1st century AD
mv.vatican.va /3_EN/pages/MEZ/MEZ_Sala04.html   (197 words)

 Roman Marble Catalog
1st Century AD Trapezophoros of the youthful Dionysos (Bacchus)
1st Century AD Near life-size statue of a striding empress or goddess,
Mid-2nd Century AD Relief of a woman reclining upon a couch (kline)
www.royalathena.com /pages/romancatpages/rommarcat.html   (93 words)

 Special Exhibition - Oil Lamps through the Ages
The flickering light from the wick of a lamp was the best that could be achieved until the development of larger kerosene lamps in the 18th century.
Roman period terracotta oil lamp of unusualk double spouted form, with remnants of a circular handle to the rear, a small lug protruding to either side, moulded in between the spouts with an actors mask, the spouts with moulded palmettes.
Egypt, Circa 1st century BC - 1st century AD.
www.moorabool.com /special/oillamps.html   (280 words)

 Nimes, France  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
These include a large arena (1st century AD), which is still in use; the Maison-Carrée (1st century AD), built in a Greek style as a temple and now housing a museum of Roman sculpture; and a temple of Diana (2nd century AD).
Near the city are the Tour Magne, a tower probably built in the 1st century BC, and the Pont du Gard (late 1st century BC or early 1st century AD), a famous aqueduct.
Damaged by the Visigoths (see Goths) in the 5th century AD, the city passed to the counts of Toulouse in the 10th century and to the French crown in the 13th century.
www.galenfrysinger.com /france_nimes.htm   (230 words)

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The vessel is dated 1st - 3rd century AD, the Roman Period and has a light brown encrustation on the interior and exterior.
This jar was excavated in Syria and is dated to the 1st - 3rd century AD, the Roman Period.
This is a quite pleasant Roman green glass jar that was excavated in Syria and is dated to the 1st - 3rd century AD, the Roman Period.
www.justglassmall.com /directory/Ancient_Glass.html   (907 words)

 THE CULTURAL AND ETHNIC SITUATION IN LATVIA DURING THE EARLY AND MIDDLE IRON AGE (1st - 8th Century AD)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Between the 7th and 12th centuries, Lettigallians tended to have broad faces (Denisova1990), while the people buried in burial mounds in the first half of the first millennium were mostly narrow-faced (Česnis 1985; Deņisova 1989).
In the 7th century, people stopped burying their dead in graves surrounded by stone enclosures, something that was most common in the Lithuanian part of this culture's territory [Tautavičus1980].
Between the 8th and the 10th century, as the result of Slavic pressure, new Eastern Baltic tribe arrived in the region and they, together with the descendants of the earlier population, established the Lettigallian culture.
www.vip.lv /hss/vasks.htm   (7382 words)

 Date of the Millennium
The western calendar, with BC/AD (or BCE/CE) dates, was invented by the monk Dionysius Exiguus in the 6th century AD.
Of course, it would be quite possible to redefine the start of a century as the "round number" and define the 20th century as 1900 to 1999.
However, this would mean that the 1st century AD and the 1st century BC would have only 99 years each.
www.thuto.org /ubh/whist/millenn.htm   (1850 words)

 The Masoretic Text   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Hebrew of the 1st century AD was closely akin to the Greek Septuagint that we have today; this is clear because, although the Hebrew was little used, when it was used in ancient writing it was clearly in agreement with the Greek Septuagint rather than the Masoretic Text.
What we do know is that toward the end of the 1st century AD and into the 2nd century, the Talmudic, Edomite Jews were actively attacking the Greek Septuagint because it was used by the Christians.
From the 1st century to the middle of the 5th century, they called themselves Talmudists; from the 5th century to the completion of their text in the 10th-11th centuries, they called themselves Masoretes.
www.christianseparatist.org /ast/hist/mt.htm   (1863 words)

 Poisons, Poisoning, and Poisoners in Rome
B.C. A growing incidence of poisoning is recorded in the 1st century AD, which reached an alarming peak during the reign of the Julio-Claudian emperors.
During the late 1st century AD Juvenal described the moral decay of the elite and in his satires claimed that poisoning for personal benefit had become a status symbol.
In contrast, during the prosperous 2nd century AD when the tensions and fear of the previous two centuries made way for peace and quiet, very few deaths due to poisoning have been recorded.
www.medicinaantiqua.org.uk /sa_poisons.html   (661 words)

 elo gallery
In 89 AD the fleet was honored by Domitian and got the name PIA FIDELIS like the Legion XXII.
RARE LARGE ETRUSCAN IMPASTO HOLMOS AND DINOS, Circa 7th Century B.C. The holmos was one of the utensils required for a banquet.
1st century A.D. The lamp with molded figure of a well muscled boxer on the discus.
www.edgarlowen.com /a54ar.html   (2254 words)

 Romania - History - Colonization - 1st Century (AD 0-100)
During the first century AD, Roman colonization continued throughout the Mediterranean and, of more interest to us, within the boundaries of Romania.
In AD 46 the Romans annexed Romania's Dobrogea region (the Danube Delta area) into the Roman province of Moesia.
King Burebista, who had revived and ruled the tribal union in the previous century, the Romanian "state" fell into a period of inter-tribal bickering.
www.romerica.com /rom/hist_ad0000.htm   (796 words)

 Pakistan Times | Top Story: Antiquities from 1st century AD discovered in Pakistan
Corinthian order was used in Magna, Garcia and Sicily from early third century pertaining to or designated the highest and most ornate of the three Greek orders.
The viewed that these antiquities belongs to early stage of fist century AD or second century AD.
This stupa was later re-constructed during the time of King Kanisha, in the 5th Century AD.
pakistantimes.net /2004/11/22/top10.htm   (638 words)

 Odessos during the Roman Rule
During the second half of the 1st century BC and the early 1st century AD the town remained under the protectorate of the Thracian kingdoms which preserved their independence.
It was later in the year 15 AD after the formation of the Roman province Mysia that Odessos was finally included in the realms of the Empire.
For the everyday life of the citizens of Odessos during 1st – 3rd century AD one can judge from the various writing facilities – stimuli, ink-holders, a pair of compasses, dice and pieces, a twelve sided lettered die for telling the future and others.
www.varna-bg.com /museums/archaeology/enexhibit/enhall14.htm   (355 words)

 Romans 1st Century AD Marching Camp
As the 1 st Century AD drew to a close, much of Iron Age England and Wales had been brought under the yoke of Roman rule.
The Antonine Campaigns of 140-142 AD pushed the border further North of Hadrian’s Wall and resulted in the construction of the Antonine Wall.
Rome was forced to adopt a policy of containment and defence against the tribes of the North until the early part of the 5 th Century AD, when the collapsing Empire withdrew from Britain altogether.
www.archaeolink.co.uk /Romans-in-Scotland.html   (426 words)

4th century BC Poetry of the Hellenistic Age (3rd - 1st centuries BC) often reflected on earlier poetry by imitation or allusion.
Greek philosophy from the 3rd century BC (through the 2nd century AD and beyond) was particularly concerned with ethics -- moral thinking about human life.
Philosophical speeches in question-and-answer format, known as diatribes, became common among philosophers in the 3rd to 1st centuries BC, and many similar elements occur in the New Testament writings of Paul in the 1st century AD.
www.ziplink.net /~judyplan/q3types.htm   (658 words)

 Room XIV
Engraved foot of a folding table, 1st century AD, cat.
Headboard (fulcrum) of a bed, 1st century BC - 1st century AD, cat.
The Antiquarium Romanum was born as the natural result of a stricter sorting and deeper archaeological examination of the numerous objects of the Roman period and from various places that were previously mixed up with the Etruscan and Italic objects of the Gregorian Etruscan Museum.
mv.vatican.va /3_EN/pages/MGE/MGE_Sala14.html   (111 words)

 Ancient Art Gallery Traces from the Past - Roman and Celtic artefacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
During the 15th century the wax tablets and stylus disappeared completely.
This is a large circular roman plate brooch with a raised dish in the centre.
With small wings emerging from the mass of thick hair and two serpents are encircling her face and are knotted at her chin.
www.traces.nu /artefacts_roman_celtic.htm   (440 words)

 Cleomedes (print-only)
Died: 1st century AD Cleomedes is known only through his book On the Circular Motions of the Celestial Bodies which is an uninspiring astronomy textbook.
Not least of these is the fact that this was a period when many second rate textbooks of this nature were written and the style is not unlike that of other fourth century AD texts, some of which give the same astronomical data as Cleomedes.
Neugebauer admits that the city of Lysimachia was destroyed in 144 BC which seems at odds with his own date of 370 AD for Cleomedes but he is able to show that despite the disaster of 144 BC records of the city certainly extend up to the fourth century AD.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Printonly/Cleomedes.html   (1176 words)

 2002 Round-up
Work along the north-south street frontage revealed two late 2nd century/early third century AD wells in the south-east corner, and excavation along the east-west street frontage at its west end revealed traces of a rectangular structure cut by an early 2nd century well.
The 2nd century 'work hall' was recorded and excavated, revealing the extent and layout of the two 1st century AD stone buildings which preceded it.
These stone buildings succeeded two timber-framed buildings of mid 1st century AD date whose layout and context will be explored in 2003.
www.rdg.ac.uk /AcaDepts/la/silchester/publish/2002_roundup.htm   (868 words)

 Gandhara Era   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Style of Buddhist visual art that developed in what is now northwestern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan between the 1st century BC and the 7th century AD.
During the reign of the Indian emperor Ashoka around 3rd century B.C., the region became the scene of intensive Buddhist missionary activity; and, in the 1st century AD, rulers of the Kushan empire, which included Gandhara, maintained contacts with Rome.
The materials used for Gandhara sculpture were green phyllite and gray-blue mica schist, which, in general, belong to an earlier phase, and stucco, which was used increasingly after the 3rd century A.D. The sculptures were originally painted and gilded.
www.afghan-network.net /Culture/gandhara.html   (307 words)

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