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 Boston College Eagles Football - Aloha Bowl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
BC had a very difficult time at linebacker this season, providing little help to the beleaguered defensive line.
BC's top ten national ranking against the pass is a bit misleading because Eagle opponents were able to run so easily, but the Eagle secondary was a solid unit in 2000 led by Jonathan Ordway and Lenny Walls.
The BC pass defense has done poorly against teams with multiple pass receiving threats and the run defense has failed to stop any decent team all season.
www.bceaglesfootball.com /archives/aloha.htm   (752 words)

 Welcome to Sadigh Gallery :: Sumerian
3” 2000 BC The upper portion of a silver garment pin, a finely made figure, the hands to the abdomen and a tunic with incised linear patterns.
2000 BC Clay foundation cone with rows of cuneiform inscription on the surface.
2000 BC Foundation deposits took many forms and inscribed clay cones and nails were often placed in the corners and under entrance halls, the inscriptions naming the king and deity to whom the sanctuary was being dedicated.
www.sadighgallery.com /sumerian.htm   (1296 words)

 2000 CDFA BC Program Annual Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By January of 2000, all leaves had fallen from the trees and only traces of mealybugs were observed during the cooler temperatures of winter, although all life stages were observed.
In September of 2000, one full year after the single release of Anagyrus kamali and Gyranusoidea indica, the PHM population density at the monitored sites was 4% of that found in September of 1999, averaging 9.5 mealybugs/terminal.
By September 2000, the PHM population density decreased to 81 mealybugs/terminal.
www.cdfa.ca.gov /phpps/ipc/biocontrol/annuals/2000annual/2000-14-phmb-bc.htm   (1169 words)

 BBC - History - The Neolithic and Bronze ages 2000 - 800 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Until the 1960s, it was believed that Mesolithic society, based on hunting and gathering, lasted in Wales until about 2000 BC, when it gave way to Neolithic or New Stone Age society, based on farming.
Until recently, their presence was seen as the result of one of a series of migrations, and the prehistory of Britain was portrayed in terms of wave after wave of invaders.
The present tendency is to stress continuity rather than disruption and to maintain that Wales had received the greater part of its original stock of peoples by 2000 BC - a notion that seems to be confirmed by genetic studies.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/timelines/wales/neolithic.shtml   (533 words)

Like the Akkadians, the Amorites centralized the government over the individual city-states and based their capital in the city of Babylon, which was originally called Akkad and served as the center of the Amorite empire.
For this reason, the Amorites are called the Old Babylonians and the period of their ascendancy over the region, which lasted from 1900-1600 BC, is called the Old Babylonian period.
B.C. they established under their patronage the first dynasty at Babylon.
www.crystalinks.com /amorites.html   (552 words)

 2000 - BC SPCA Names Farmers of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The BC SPCA award is given annually to a full-time farmer who takes exceptional care of his or her animals.
At the awards ceremony this Saturday, the BC SPCA will be releasing the results of a consumer survey conducted last fall, showing that while 85% of British Columbians want to know that their food was raised humanely, only 34% believe that this is currently the case.
The BC SPCA is working on a humane labelling program to certify producers like Farmcrest Foods, so that consumers will be able to choose products raised to enhanced humane standards.
www.spca.bc.ca /farminfo/award/press%20release%202000.htm   (283 words)

 2000 BC Football Preview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It could be that the BC defense returns depth and eight starters, or it could be that the BC offense returns four starters on the offensive line to go with two-time Heartland Conference rushing champ Tyson Goings, or it could even be the fact that the Beavers play six games in Salzman Stadium.
Taking the snaps for BC in 2000 will most likely be sophomore quarterback Brad Moore, who saw limited action behind Parrett in 1999.
BC will then host Hiram College and travel to Thiel College for non-league contests before using an off week to prepare for the 2000 Heartland Conference schedule.
www.bluffton.edu /sports/dept/football/2000/2000news/preview.htm   (430 words)

 Mesopotamian Astrology 2,000 B.C. - O.A.D.
It is almost 2,000 years since astrologers invented natal horoscopes and house systems, yet astrology was nearly 2,000 years old when these techniques were first used.
It is interesting to note that, before 2,000 B.C., the semitic Akkadians, who came from the north of Mesopotamia, regarded the Moon and Venus as male and the Sun as female.
Soon after 600 B.C. the Greeks began to study astronomy, and the hellenistic and Mesopotamian worlds started the gradual process of cultural mixing which was to reach its climax with the conquests of Alexander the Great some 300 years later.
www.nickcampion.com /nc/history/mesopotamia.htm   (1175 words)

 Transport 2000 BC: Transit Update Oct-Nov 1996
Transport 2000 BC has been following the Vancouver civic election campaigns closely and has helped conduct a survey of candidates of Vancouver city council with The League of Transportation Voters (LOTV), a coalition of alternative transportation advocates.
Transport 2000 BC feels the installation of bus bulges would provide a clear indication that public transit is a preferred travel mode.
Transport 2000 BC would like to see the use of on-street bus bays abolished except at very busy stops or timing points where buses must sit for some time.
www.vcn.bc.ca /t2000bc/news/newsletters/96-5.html   (2343 words)

 Mesopotamia, 8000-2000 B.C. | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The West Asian portion of the Timeline therefore employs the common practice of using, without prejudice, the so-called Middle Chronology, where events are dated relative to the reign of King Hammurabi of Babylon, which is defined as being ca.
1792–1750 B.C. By 8000 B.C., agricultural communities are already established in northern Mesopotamia, the eastern end of the Fertile Crescent.
8000–7000 B.C. The first evidence of domesticated grains (wheat and barley) and animals (sheep, goat, pig, and cattle) are found at Jarmo.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/ht/02/wam/ht02wam.htm   (1039 words)

 2000 BC Baseball Preview
With one of the largest groups of returning letter-winners in recent years, the Bluffton College baseball team is looking forward to meeting the challenges of the 2000 season in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
A three-year starter and an honorable mention All-American quarterback last fall, he was 5-6 in 1999 and his eight pitching wins as a freshman in 1997 stand as the BC record.
BC will see their first action at the Sarasota Spring Classic on March 6.
www.bluffton.edu /sports/dept/baseball/2000/news/02-02preview.htm   (676 words)

 Palace at Knossos: 2000 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
2000 BC An artist's depiction of the Palace of Knossos.
First built around 2000 BC, the Palace of Knossos reflected the grandeur of Minoan civilization.
With its legend of the labyrinth, superior organization, and remarkable artwork, aspects of Minoan society would lend themselves to the creation of Greek civilization, the next thriving society, and allow the Minoan culture to survive long after the destruction of the palace and the society that revolved around it.
campus.northpark.edu /history/WebChron/Mediterranean/KnossosPalace.html   (413 words)

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2000 BC...Indo-Aryans crossed the Caucasus Mountains and established the Kingdom of Mitanni on the NW frontier of the Kassite Kingdom.
In 335 B.C. Alexander asked the Celtic envoys what they feared most..."That the sky might fall on their heads" came the reply.....Celts emerged as a distinct people in the 8th Century BC..
Between 154 and 114 BC the Saka broke the Parthian defense lines and seized a region in eastern Iran known as Sakastan (Seistan)." (Kuznetsov: 1970..pg 568)..
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/1605/history.html   (4003 words)

 DIVE BCs - Seac Sub Pro 2000 BC
I tested the Pro 2000 across a variety of diving environments: on a 'softy' holiday in 28ºC water, in mid-season UK waters and finally in the icy Antarctic - that's almost a 30ºC temperature differential.
The Pro 2000 functions both as a traditional jacket and as a semi-wing: pull back two cords located behind the side pockets and you stop air travelling into the front of the jacket, effectively giving you a wing suited to horizontal-attitude diving at depth.
BC with SBS (Sequential Buoyancy System) with advantages of both a wing and traditional BC design.
www.divemagazine.co.uk /news/article.asp?UAN=1075&v=3&sp=336466484456698291374   (597 words)

 China, 8000-2000 B.C. | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
5000 B.C. During the Late Neolithic period, numerous settled cultures, which increasingly interact with one another and are often highly stratified, flourish throughout China.
5000–1500 B.C. Some of the earliest painted ceramics are produced by the Yangshao culture, which flourishes first in north central China and later in the northwest.
3500–2500 B.C. Cultures such as the Hongshan in the northeast and the Liangzhu in the southeast produce an astonishing range of figurines, adornments, and implements made of jade (nephrite), and often decorated with engravings or low-relief carvings.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/ht/02/eac/ht02eac.htm   (715 words)

 Systems of Cities and World-Systems:
Observe in Table 1 that the SPI for the Mesopotamian regional world-system was -0.1 in 2000 B.C. The negative sign means that the Mesopotamian city size hierarchy was flatter than the rank-size rule.
In 1600 B.C. the Mesopotamian SPI was -0.19 and so the city size hierarchy had become a bit flatter than it had been in 2000.
But in 430 BC, the only time point we have that corresponds with the Persian-Macedonian world state, the SPI reveals a city size distribution which is moderately flat, a bit flatter than the mean SPI for all the Central system time points.
www.irows.ucr.edu /papers/irows5/irows5.htm   (18160 words)

 2000 CDFA BC Program Annual Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
C. Most of the seedlings occurred in quadrats close to two large plants that dispersed their seeds in 1997, indicating that some of the fresh seeds were nondormant.
Of the total flagged seedlings in 1998, none bolted in 1998, 104 bolted in 1999, 121 bolted in 2000, and 14 remained alive in October 2000.
Two of the 86 plants bolted in 2000, and the remainder (95%) died, with all but two dying during 1999.
www.cdfa.ca.gov /phpps/ipc/biocontrol/annuals/2000annual/2000-38-onac.htm   (829 words)

 Q4_2000 - BC Vital Statistics Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The BC Cancer Agency was apprised of BCVSA concerns through early issue paper drafts and was involved in discussions about the course of action taken by this Agency.
This means that statistics produced in BC for BC more accurately reflects certifiers' intent and past practices that are more comparable to ICD-9 years but will not correspond to national statistics.
The BC Vital Statistics Agency and all their provincial counterparts utilize an ICD-10 that has been modified by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) for use in the classification and analysis of medical mortality data in the United States (October, 1998).
www.vs.gov.bc.ca /stats/quarter/q4_2000   (6822 words)

 Untitled Document
Egyptian-Nubian Relations 2200-1550 BC Between the end of the Old Kingdom and the beginning of the Middle Kingdom (from ca.
In the north, a powerful people of Near Eastern origin moved in to occupy the Nile Delta; in Egyptian history they are known as the "Hyksos" (from Egyptian words which meant "Princes of Foreign Lands"), and they established two consecutive dynasties, the 15th and 16th.
East of Kerma, in what is now the desert, lies its cemetery, which at the end of its existence (about 1480 BC) had grown to be about a mile (1.6 km) long, north to south, and about half a mile (.8 km) wide at its greatest width.
www.nubianet.org /about/about_history4.html   (1719 words)

 The Myceneans
The Early Helladic Period, ~2750-2000 BC    Somewhere between 3000 BC and 2000 BC, the lands of Greece were settled by a metal-using agricultural people who spoke a language other than Indo-European.
All that ended around 2000 BC; the early Helladic sites and villages were destroyed in fire or abandoned outright.
The Late Helladic Period, ~1550 BC-1150 BC    The transition between the Middle and Late Helladic periods is indistinguishable, for the Greek settlers had begun building the rudiments of a civilization earlier in the millenium.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/MINOA/MYCENAE.HTM   (1071 words)

 KryssTal : Inventions: 2000 BC to 1000 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
KryssTal : Inventions: 2000 BC to 1000 BC Inventions
The nomadic Hebrews defeated the Canaanites 1125 BC.
The Egyptian boy king, Tutankhamun (19) died in 1323 BC and was buried at
www.krysstal.com /inventions_05.html   (505 words)

 Transport 2000 BC Home Page
Read Transport 2000 BC's June 27 letter to board members giving the project in general qualified support.
Read Transport 2000 BC Vancouver Island Vice-President Brendan Read's suggestions for getting BC Ferries back on an even keel.
Transport 2000 BC meets monthly (July and August excepted.) Guests are welcome at meetings.
www.vcn.bc.ca /t2000bc   (291 words)

 bc skeptics | 2000: A Panel Discussion on Cults   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Julia Biersteker, a Vancouver social worker, became interested in cults when, during her student years, she was the object of recruiting efforts by a local cult.
Alister Browne brings a wealth of experience in the field of ethics to bear on the issue of how we can curtail harmful cult activities without infringing on the civil liberties that must be protected in a democratic society.
Barry Beyerstein, in his work with the BC Skeptics and CSICOP and in his courses at SFU, deals with issues such as the interpersonal dynamics of cult influence and the psychological attributes that make people vulnerable to cult recruitment and manipulation.
seercom.com /bcs/calendar/2000.09.15.html   (240 words)

 Stonehenge: 2000 BC
In this phase a circle of sarsen stones, weighing up to 50 tons each and towering over 100 feet, were displayed in the center of the site.
The fourth and final period took place four hundred years later in 1100 BC when the avenue was extended to the River Avon, a staggering 1.25 mile stretch.
A popular question surrounding the topic is: "Who was responsible for overseeing the design and building process, and was it constructed with some supernatural intention?" Everything from the likely groups of citizens of that era, to the far fetched proposal of alien intervention, has been suggested over the years as an answer to this.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/World/Stonehenge.CP.html   (1386 words)

 BBC - History - First metal workers c.2000 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
First metal workers c.2000 BC Technological advances, religious cults and artistic styles from the Mediterranean and the Middle East spread northwards and westwards by steady immigration during this period.
On the edge of the Newgrange tumulus hearths were found showing evidence of intense heat; dated around 2100 BC, they provide the earliest evidence that the skill of metalworking had arrived in Ireland.
A bronze axe head found at Culfeightrin, near Ballycastle, fits perfectly in a stone mould discovered at Ballynahinch, showing how the skills of metalworking could be taken quickly across the country by wandering craftsmen.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/timelines/ni/metal_workers.shtml   (151 words)

 Osprey - Battlefield medicine - The Ancient World 2000 BC-AD 500
As early as 500 BC we find that it was customary for Roman armies to take their wounded with them after a battle and seek safe refuge for those who were too badly hurt to be moved long distances.
By 46 BC, Suetonius, a Roman historian, relates that he ‘conferred citizenship on all practitioners of medicine...
When the Romans withdrew from Britain in the 4th century, most of their customs and medical organisation were stamped out by the invaders who followed.
www.ospreypublishing.com /content4.php/cid=219   (1660 words)

 Learn more about 21st century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Learn more about 21st century BC in the online encyclopedia.
Hint: Play with putting spaces before and after your words to see the different results you get.
(4th millennium BC - 3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC)
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /2/21/21st_century_bc.html   (221 words)

 BC Lions Allsports Fan Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
B.C. Lions coach and general manager Adam Rita was fired Tuesday, nine days after the team was routed in the West Division semifinals.
The BC Lions suprised a stadium full of fans, at BC Place as well as the Montreal Alouettes.
I heard Dale Issac on 1300 News Talk Radio in Regina say that there has been talk of leveling BC Place because it is sitting on some of the most valuable property in Vancouver.
www.allsports.com /cfl/lions   (269 words)

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