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  20th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2064 – 1986 BC -- Twin Dynasty wars in Egypt.
around 1900 BC -- Fall of last Sumerian dynasty.
1950 BC -- The copper bar cubit of Nippur defines the Sumerian cubit as 51.72 cm
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 20th century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
20th century BC 21st century BC - 20th century BC - 19th century BC - other centuries) (3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC)\n----\n
\n* 2064 - 1986 BC -- Twin Dynasty wars in Egypt\n* 1991 BC -- Egypt: End of Eleventh Dynasty, start of Twelfth Dynasty\n* 1932 BC -- Amorite conquest of Ur \n* 1913 - 1903 BC -- Egyptian-Nubian war\n* 1900 BC -- Achaean invasions of Greece \n* around 1900 BC -- Fall of last Sumerian dynasty
\n* 1950 BC -- The copper bar cubit of Nippur defines the Sumerian cubit as 51.72 cm
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 Army - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
In the mid-6th century bc, the Persians, under Cyrus the Great, refined the concept of the standing army by promoting the deployment of both infantry and cavalry and establishing a system of discipline.
In the 4th century bc, Philip II of Macedonia established a large standing army in which he added cavalry forces to the phalanx and introduced the use of the long pike.
Although in later centuries Chinese and Japanese military organization was comparable to that of their Middle Eastern and European contemporaries, the Asian invention of stirrups (by or before the 2nd century bc) had revolutionized mounted warfare by making chariots obsolete.
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 19th century BC
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1813 BC -- Amorite[?] Conquest of Northern Mesopotamia
1800 BC -- Fermentation of dough, grain, and fruit juices
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 Greeks - Phantis
The Greeks are a nation and ethnic group, who have populated Greece from the 17th century BC until the present day.
After the 4th century BC, Greek became the lingua franca of the East Mediterranean region and was widely spoken by educated non-Greeks.
During the 20th century, a huge wave of migration to the United States, Australia, Canada,and elsewhere created a Greek diaspora which, in many ways, has developed a cultural identity separate from that of the Greeks who remained home.
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 Babylon - Tower of Babel - Crystalinks
The earliest mention of Babylon is in a dated tablet of the reign of Sargon of Akkad (24th century BC short chr.), who made it the capital of his empire.
From around the 20th century BC, it was occupied by Amorites (nomadic Semitic tribes), flooding southern Mesopotamia from the the west, until it became the capital of Hammurabi's empire (ca.
In 689 BC, its walls, temples and palaces were razed to the ground, and the rubbish thrown into the Arakhtu, the canal bordering the earlier Babylon on the south.
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 21st century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
2091 BC — beginning of the mythological Patriarchal Age is traditionally set in this year.
2000 BC — Arrival of the ancestors of the Latins in Italy.
2000 BC — Farmers and herders travel south from Ethiopia and settle in Kenya.
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 History of AEGEAN CIVILIZATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The tombs of the 16th century (known as 'shaft graves' because the burial is at the bottom of a deep shaft) contain a profusion of bronze swords and daggers, of a kind new to the region, together with much gold treasure, including death masks of the kings.
By the 14th century the graves themselves become more in keeping with the status of their occupants, with the development of the tholos or 'beehive' style of tomb.
By the 13th century Mycenaean rulers control to varying degrees the whole of the Peloponnese, together with the eastern side of mainland Greece as far north as Mount Olympus, the large islands of Crete and Rhodes and many smaller islands.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ac39   (1382 words)

 Where Is Mount Sinai by Emmanuel Anati
It was clear from the beginning of the survey that Har Karkom was a paramount cult center in the fourth and third millennia BC where large groups of people came and built their camps at the foothills.
In any case, the itinerary described must have been topographically meaningful to people from the first millennium BC who were acquainted with the region in 1989, and again in 1992, we surveyed various hypotheses of the itinerary of Exodus in Egyptian Sinai.
Another Egyptian text related, in the known versions to the 20th century BC, the Sinuhe narrative, clearly has much in common with the biblical story of Moses, who escaped to Midian where he "married" into the family of Jethro.
www.bibleinterp.com /articles/Anati_Mount_Sinai.htm   (2598 words)

 31 Architectural Wonders of the Ancient World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The impressive and ornate Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem housed the Ark of the Covenant.
The search for the origins of the Ark, which disappeared sometime before the 6th century BC, is as fascinating as the questions that surround its ultimate fate.
Knossos: The Labyrinth and the Minotaur 2000 to 1400 BC
www.amazeingart.com /seven-wonders/maze-book-summary.html   (1532 words)

 20th century BC
(21st century BC - 20th century BC - 19th century BC - other centuries)
2064 - 1986 BC -- Twin Dynasty wars in Egypt
1991 BC -- Egypt: End of Eleventh Dynasty[?], start of Twelfth Dynasty[?]
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 20th century BC: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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2064 - 1986 BC -- Twin Dynasty wars in Egypt Egypt quick summary:
Ur was an ancient city in southern mesopotamia, originally located near the mouth of the euphrates and tigris rivers on the persian gulf and close to...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/2/20/20th_century_bc1.htm   (822 words)

 Epic poetry - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first epics are associated strongly with the oral poetic tradition; literate societies have often copied the format, and the first and most obvious example is the Aeneid, following the style and subject matter of Homer.
20th century BC: The Epic of Gilgamesh (Sumerian mythology)
1316 BC: The Mahabharata (of which the Bhagavad Gita is a section) (Hindu mythology)
wikipedia.findthelinks.com /ep/Epic.html   (141 words)

Enroute he specifically orders his household to put way all their "foreign gods," and at Bethel Jacob hears a reconfirmation of the covenant with Abraham, and his name was changed to "Israel." Again, he set up a stone pillar at the place where God spoke with him (Genesis 35:2-15).
8th century BC - The prophet Amos was sent to Bethel to rebuke the kingdom of Jeroboam II for its idolatry.
Nearby are the foundation stones of a Byzantine monastery from the 5th or 6th century AD, apparently built to commemorate the biblical story of Jacob's dream of a stairway reaching up into the heavens.
www.ourfatherlutheran.net /biblehomelands/palestine/bethel.htm   (1828 words)

 Jerusalem to nablus - part 2
A town of considerable size developed, covering some twenty-seven acres and included a massive defensive wall with a huge rounded tower, temple, royal palace with a large hall, the roof of which was supported by wooden pillars on stone bases, and small private dwellings built of stones.
Excavations at Bethel found that the site was occupied after the destruction of Ai and was a well-built town until sometime in the 13th century BC, when it was consumed by a huge fire, leaving behind a solid mass of burned brick and ashes.
was located in the 1830's; later in the 19th century it was explored more thoroughly and in the 20th century it was properly excavated.
www.ourfatherlutheran.net /biblehomelands/palestine/ramallah-nablus.htm   (5598 words)

 16th century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Greece between East and West, 10th-8th centuries BC: Papers of the meeting at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, March 15-16th, 1990
I recently got back from a trip to Spain, having heard much Spanish classical guitar music on their national classical FM radio station (which I would recommend listening to while in Spain, it seems to be available everywhere, although on different freque...
The ribald humor and over-the-top tall tales of François Rabelais are the sort of material that Dominique Visse and the Ensemble Clément Janequin, the preeminent comedians of the early-music world, would find irresistible.
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 The Century and the Millennium
The advocates of "2001" usually say that since a century is 100 years, a millennium is 1000 years, and the calendar began with year 1, therefore all subsequent centuries will begin with a year 1 (e.g.
The Julian Calendar began in 46 BC, the Gregorian Calendar began in 1582 AD, and the "AD" numbering of the years was proposed, although not extensively used until later, by Dionysius Exiguus in the 6th Century AD.
On the ABC evening news Peter Jennings calmly announced the "beginning of the century," as though there were no question about this; and even the less confident news personalities admitted that the "more mathematically precise" reckoned the century to have just begun.
www.friesian.com /century.htm   (4469 words)

 History of Korea, part I
Evidence of inhabitants in Korea from as early as 4000 BC exists in Korea.
Koguryo occupied the northern part of the peninsula from the Chinese border to the Han River, while Silla and Baekche dominated the southern regions.
With the arrival of Japanese and Western traders in the 19th century, the Korean rulers tried to prevent the opening of the country to foreign trade by closing the borders, earning Korea its nickname of the Hermit Kingdom.
www.lifeinkorea.com /Information/history1.cfm   (551 words)

 Bluffton College Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A timeline of historic dates at BC in the 20th century.
· 1956-63 BC goes on an eight year run in football with an overall record of 53-17-1 and eight straight conference championships.
· 1985-89 BC goes on a five year run in football with an overall record of 38-10 and two trips to the NAIA national playoffs.
www.bluffton.edu /sports/dept/features/timeline.htm   (413 words)

 Database error - TheBestLinks.com - 1920s BC, Centuries, Egypt, Greece, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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1920s BC, 20th century BC, Centuries, Egypt, Greece, Ur, 21st century BC, 1st...
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 Wikinfo | 21st century BC
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2000 BC -- The town of Mantua was presumedly founded
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
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 Religions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saul was king in circa 1021 BC, but it was David in circa 1000 BC who conquered Jerusalem and established it as the national capital.
From 63 BC to 135 CE(common era), during the Roman rule, an attempt was made to form an independent Jewish state.
An important sectarian event during the rule of the Romans was the rise of Christianity.
www.tamilstar.com /religions/judaism.shtml   (1711 words)

 Ancient Circles: Arkaim- Circular dwellings
"The site is generally dated to the 17th century BC.
Earlier dates, up to the 20th century BC, have been proposed.
It was a settlement of the Sintashta-Petrovka culture, associated with Indo-Iranians.
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 19th century BC - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Historic Fiction 1200 BC to 20th Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"In the eleventh century the teenage princess Anna Comnena fights for her birthright, the throne to the Byzantine Empire, which she fears will be taken from her by her younger brother, John, because he is a boy."
"In the mid-eighteenth century, an unsavory character and his simpleton son become involved in the lives of a wealthy English family when that family's eldest son is disinherited because of his love of music."
"Left penniless in eighteenth century England, fourteen-year-old Nathan Gull and his mousy sister Maud accompany Tamo, the son of a notorious pirate, to his homeland of Madagascar where they are all changed by their encounter with Tamo's dangerous past."
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 SonicBreakdown: Wikipedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Of course, this label is a misnomer as they are not epics by definition.
Sometime in the period 8th to the 10th century: Beowulf (Anglo-Saxon mythology)
Epic of King Gesar (Tibetan; compiled in 11th century from earlier sources)
www.sonicbreakdown.com /wikiSearch.do?title=Epic   (944 words)

 19th century BC - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1876 BC (According to Bible) Israelites enter Egypt after two years of famine.
1806 BC -- Traditional date for the end of the Xia Dynasty in China.
1800 BC -- beginning of the Nordic Bronze Age in the periodization system devised by Oscar Montelius
www.voyager.in /1870s_BC   (138 words)

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