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  BC Press Council Home Page
The BC Press Council is a self-regulatory body governing the newspaper industry in British Columbia.
It was established in 1983 with two main aims: to promote ethical practices within the BC newspaper community and serve as a forum for complaints against its members.
The BC Press Council has created a Code of Practice for journalists to encourage high professional and ethical standards, in the belief that vigilant self-regulation is the hallmark of a free and responsible press.
www.bcpresscouncil.org   (123 words)

  
  Hannibal (general) - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Hannibal (general) (247-183 bc), Carthaginian general, son of Hamilcar Barca, whose march on Rome from Spain across the Alps in 218-217 bc remains one of the greatest feats in military history.
Hasdrubal, however, was surprised, defeated, and slain by the Roman consul Gaius Claudius Nero in the Battle of the Metaurus (Metauro) River.
In 202 bc, after 15 years, and with the military fortunes of Carthage rapidly declining, Hannibal was recalled to Africa to direct the defense of his country against a Roman invasion under Scipio Africanus the Elder.
encarta.msn.com /text_761574573___0/Hannibal_(general).html   (878 words)

  
 Punic Wars - Search View - MSN Encarta
In the spring of 218 bc Hannibal swiftly marched a large army through Spain and Gaul and across the Alps to attack the Romans in Italy before they could complete their preparations for war.
In the 2nd century bc, however, Carthage continued to be commercially successful and, though only a minor power, a source of irritation to Rome.
A minor Carthaginian breach of treaty gave the pretext for the Third Punic War (149-146 bc), in which the Romans, led by Scipio the Younger, captured the city of Carthage, razed it to the ground, and sold the surviving inhabitants into slavery.
encarta.msn.com /text_761562033__1/Punic_Wars.html   (692 words)

  
 Carthago -- History and Mythology
The Carthaginian engagement of the Sicilian Greeks in 480 BC at the same time as the Persians under Xerxes were invading Greece seems to have been part of a coordinated plan that met with failure.
By 409 BC Carthage was ready to take on the Greek cities in Sicily, taking Selinus and other Sicilian cities at the turn of the century.
Carthage's subsequent revival of fortune in the first half of the 2nd C. BC led Rome to decide to neutralize the potential threat posed by Carthage once and for all by destroying the city and annexing its territory.
iam.classics.unc.edu /loci/144/144_hist.html   (1310 words)

  
 Second Punic War, 218-201 BC
The key event of his time in charge was that in c.226 BC he signed a treaty with Rome agreeing not to interfere north of the River Ebro.
The battle of Cannae (2 August 216 BC), was one of the worst defeats in Roman history.
In 211 BC a new Carthaginian commander, with a slightly reinforced army, led resistance from Agrigentum.
www.historyofwar.org /articles/wars_punic2.html   (8219 words)

  
 History International - The Fall of Great Empires
By the subjugation of the Libyan tribes and by the annexation of older Phoenician colonies, Carthage in the 6th century bc controlled the entire North African coast from the Atlantic Ocean to the western border of Egypt, as well as Sardinia, Malta, the Balearic Islands, and part of Sicily.
In the 2d century bc, however, Carthage continued to be commercially successful and, though only a minor power, a source of irritation to Rome.
A minor Carthaginian breach of treaty gave the pretext for the Third Punic War (149—146 bc), in which the Romans, led by Scipio the Younger, captured the city of Carthage, razed it to the ground, and sold the surviving inhabitants into slavery.
www.historyinternational.com /greatempires/?page=history3   (1510 words)

  
 History of Rome
In the 800’s and 700’s BC, Italy was largely undeveloped and its inhabitants, primarily Hellenic and Etruscan people, were not as advanced as the Greeks.
Tarquinius Superbus, the last of the dynasty, was overthrown in 509 BC due to his tyranny, Romans dislike of Etruscans, and their restraining of the upper class.
The publishing of the Twelve Tables in 450 BC made the procedures of Roman law known to all and contributed to the equality of the masses.
library.thinkquest.org /10805/history-r.html   (1261 words)

  
 Important Astronomers, their Instruments and Discoveries 1
Babylonian observations (1500 BC?) recorded solar and lunar eclipses as well as planetary observations using merkets and waterclocks.
Alexandrian astronomer Eratosthenes (260-201 BC?) measured the circumference of the Earth using comparative shadow rod measurements in two places and knowledge of the distance between them.
Aristarchus of Samos (250 BC?) calculated the distance of the Sun from the Earth and the Moon and Sun's sizes relative to Earth by observations during solar and lunar eclipses and at first quarter Moon using a Cross-staff.
obs.nineplanets.org /psc/hist1.html   (940 words)

  
 Second Punic War, 218-201 BC
The key event of his time in charge was that in c.226 BC he signed a treaty with Rome agreeing not to interfere north of the River Ebro.
The battle of Cannae (2 August 216 BC), was one of the worst defeats in Roman history.
In 211 BC a new Carthaginian commander, with a slightly reinforced army, led resistance from Agrigentum.
www.rickard.karoo.net /articles/wars_punic2.html   (8219 words)

  
 Roman Timeframe
396 BC The city of Veii is conquered.
218-201 BC Second Punic War brings the defeat of General Hannibal of Carthage.
44 BC The assassination of Julius Caesar marks the end of the Roman Republic.
library.thinkquest.org /10805/timeframe-r.html   (181 words)

  
 UDS 201 BC Used UDS 201 BC Price, Prices, Buy and Sell 800-974-2352
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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.
www.san.beck.org /EC24-RomanExpansion.html   (15529 words)

  
 history1
The Hsai Dynasties in China (2205 BC to 1760 BC).
The Shang Dynasty in China (1760 BC to 1122 BC).
Tsou Yen (circa 305 BC - 240 BC) introduced to China the idea of the five elements and their mutual genesis and destruction, and a medical system built upon the doctrine of these elements and the vital spirits, similar to those of Indian, Greek, Arabic, and Alchemical influence.
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 Greek Chronology
2800-1900 BC End of the Neolithic period and beginning of the Bronze Age in Greece.
730-710 BC Spartan conquest of Messenia and Laconia.
330 BC Persepolis sacked and occupied by the Macedonians.
www.hixenbaugh.net /hixenbaugh_ancient_art_website_224.htm   (315 words)

  
 Course Descriptions
Prerequisites: BC 101, BC 102, BC 103, and BC 201.
Prerequisite: YM 201 and 202 or consent of the instructor.
Prerequisite: CM 301, YM 201 and 202 or consent of the instructor.
www.shasta.edu /academics/catalog/CourseDescriptions.htm   (9722 words)

  
 Windows On Italy - The Early Italic Tribes
And it was due to them, in all probability, that Rome was founded towards the middle of the 8C BC on one of the numerous hills (the Palatine) in the marshy depressions surrounding the river.
The struggle between Rome and Carthage was to continue until the end of the century (264-201 BC) ending in two separate conflicts: Sicily was the scene of the first (264-241 BC) until it became a Roman province; and slightly later (238-227 BC) Sardinia and Corsica met the same fate.
The events of the first century BC in Italy are marked by a move from republican liberties to dictatorial regimes and a return to a democratic-type structure (rather similar to present-day presidential republics) with the advent of the principate of Augustus (27 BC-AD 14).
italic.org /aratxt5.htm   (2213 words)

  
 Chronology of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
753 B.C. - (This is a traditional date accepted by ancient historians, but for which there is no certain evidence.) Rome was allegedly founded on 21 April by Romulus (in myth a descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas), who later killed his twin brother, Remus, in a quarrel.
58—51 BC - Caesar's conquest of all of Gaul.
53 BC - The Parthians defeat a Roman army at the battle of Carrhae in which Crassus was killed.
www.personal.kent.edu /~bkharvey/roman/sources/repchron.htm   (1004 words)

  
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The Second Punic War (218-201 BC), marked most famously by Hannibal's march across the Alps in 218, was a war fought for money as much as for power.
The Third Punic War was fought between Carthage and Rome from 149 BC to 146 BC.
However, Masinissa, governor of Numidia and a strong ally of the Romans, was able to pick at Carthage until Carthage attacked Numidia in 150 BC, breaking the treaty that ended the Second War.
www.lycos.com /info/second-punic-war--bc-rome.html   (634 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Punic
He succeeded (c.207 BC) his father as king of E Numidia.
It was part of the Carthaginian empire until Masinissa, ruler of E Numidia, allied himself (c.206 BC) with Rome in the Punic Wars.
Although knowledge of him is based primarily on the reports of his enemies, Hannibal appears to have been both just and merciful.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Punic   (605 words)

  
 Ancient Rome  ::  The Roman Republic
By 367 BC, the first plebian had been elected consul, and in 450 BC, the twelve tabls were published, providing the first written, fair laws in the Roman world.
The Samnites built up the most resistance, but by 290 BC all of central Italy was under Roman rule.
The first was waged over the possession of Sicily (264-241 BC), and then against the great general Hannibal (218-201 BC).
library.advanced.org /26602/republic.htm   (579 words)

  
 Rome Unleashed - Roman Historical Timelines (755 BC to 27 BC)
390 BC Conquest of Rome by the Gauls
59 BC Consulship of Caesar, and grant of the province of Gaul
43 BC Octavian, Caesar's heir, with the consuls defeat Antony at Mutina and is elected consul.
www.classicsunveiled.com /romeh/html/timelines1.html   (627 words)

  
 The Official Age of Empires Expansion: The Rise of Rome
During the beginning of the last millennium BC, the Phoenicians began establishing colonies around the Mediterranean to compete with the Greeks for trade.
The Second Punic War (218-201 BC) was a temporary improvement of Carthaginian fortunes and a near victory.
By 150 BC the city had recovered and was seen again as a threat.
www.microsoft.com /games/aoeexpansion/features_civilization_carthaginian.htm   (478 words)

  
 Roman History
753 BC is commonly believed to be the founding of Rome by Romulus.
After their defeat in the First Punic War, Carthage had expanded into Spain under the control of the brilliant general Hannibal (no, he was not a cannibal).
133 BC: Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus elected as a tribune and later, killed in a riot.
www.ventrue.net /GSA/histrome.htm   (2286 words)

  
 Roman Currency
At the beginning of the third century BC, markings were added to these bronze pieces to denote weight and worth.
Then, in or about 187 BC, they reorganized their system and from this overhaul came the denarius, a silver coin worth about ten asses.
Here are the commonest denominations and their relative values after the Second Punic War (i.e., after 201 BC).
www.dl.ket.org /latin2/mores/currency/currency.htm   (487 words)

  
 201 BC
Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Decades: 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC - 200s BC - 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC
Years: 206 BC 205 BC 204 BC 203 BC 202 BC - 201 BC - 200 BC 199 BC 198 BC 197 BC 196 BC
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/20/201_BC.html   (62 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Masinissa
Jugurtha, c.156-104 BC, king of Numidia, a grandson of Masinissa.
On the death of Micipsa (118 BC), the royal power devolved upon his two sons and upon his adopted son Jugurtha.
When he was defeated (203 BC) by Masinissa and the Romans, Sophonisba took poison.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Masinissa   (503 words)

  
 Hannibal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This coin represents the traditional type of Tarentum, first issued in the middle of the fifth century BC, but discontinued in 228 BC under Roman domination.
In 219 BC, Hannibal deliberately provoked Rome by capturing Saguntum in Spain, precipitating the Second Punic War (218-201 BC).
Hannibal finally returned to the Carthaginian homeland of North Africa in 203 BC after it was invaded by Scipio Africanus Major.
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 EefyWiki - 08d: Rome Becomes A Superpower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Between 148 and 146 BC, Greece was added to the Roman empire for good.
As a warning to for those tempted to resist Romans, the famous old Greek city of Corinth was razed to the ground.
By 151 BC, Carthage had paid off its debts to Rome and was becoming commercially viable once more.
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 Time Line
560 BC The temples of Diana, Fortuna and Mater Matuta are built.
497-451 BC Temples of Saturnus, Ceres, Castor, Apollo are built.
390 BC Rome is plundered by the Gauls and rebuilt.
www.mce.k12tn.net /ancient_rome/time_line.htm   (195 words)

  
 Roman Republic
The last of these was killed in 510 BC, when the Republic was born.
Gradually the Romans took control of the rest of Italy, although Rome was sacked by the Gauls in 391 BC.
The Punic Wars (264-241 BC, 218-201 BC, 150-146 BC) were fought against Carthage for the control of Sicily and ultimately, the Mediterranean.
www.forumancientcoins.com /historia/roman_1.htm   (297 words)

  
 Roman Worksheet and Notes
By 300 BC Rome controlled all the city-states south of the Rubicon River.
During the intercession period of 241-219 BC Rome continued to expand its colonial holdings in the Mediterranean sea.
In 149 BC a punitive expedition destroyed the city of Carthage, with its walls being torn down, the ground plowed and salted.
www.mccsc.edu /~rcourtne/Roman.htm   (884 words)

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