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  Arsinoe III of Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Arsinoe III (246 BC or 245 BC - 204 BC) was Queen of Egypt (220 - 204 BC).
Between late October and early November, 220 BC she was married to her brother, Ptolemy IV.
In Summer, 204 BC she was murdered in a palace coup, shortly before her husband's own death.
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 All Empires - The Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He attempted to push back the Xiongnu but was defeated and forced to send yearly tributes to appease them.
The last emperor, Han Xiandi, abdicated in 220 AD, bringing the 400-year old Han Dynasty to an end and ushering in China's Three Kingdoms Period.
121-119 BC: Hsiung-nu are driven north of the Gobi desert.
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 500 Bc - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Athletes and Oracles : The Transformation of Olympia and Delphi in the Eighth Century BC (Cambridge Classical Studies)
Athens and Persia in the Fifth Century BC : A Study in Cultural Receptivity
The Beginnings of Rome: Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (C. 1000-264 Bc) (Routledge History of the Ancient World)
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 Mongolia Early Development, ca. 220 B.C.-A.D. 1206 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, ...
With the appearance of iron weapons by the third century B.C., the inhabitants of Mongolia had begun to form tribal alliances and to threaten China.
During most of recorded history, this has been an area of constant ferment from which emerged numerous migrations and invasions to the southeast (into China), to the southwest (into Transoxiana--modern Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic, Iran, and India), and to the west (across Scythia toward Europe).
By the eighth century B.C., the inhabitants of much of this region evidently were nomadic Indo-European speakers, either Scythians or their kin.
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 216 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Decades: 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC - 210s BC - 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC
Years: 221 BC 220 BC 219 BC 218 BC 217 BC - 216 BC - 215 BC 214 BC 213 BC 212 BC 211 BC
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Even though these books were written during the Zhou Dynasty their content dates back to approximately 2500 BC during the reign of the legendary emperor Huang Ti.
It was not until approximately 400 BC that pulse diagnosis was first used in Chinese Medicine.
In approximately 300 AD Wang Xi wrote the book "Mai Jing" (The Classic of the Pulse) The technique of pulse diagnosis was systematized during this period and the principles of tonification, sedation, moxibustion, meridians, eight extraordinary channels and forbidden points were established.
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 History of China
Chinese civilization, as described in mythology, begins with Pangu, the creator of the universe, and a succession of legendary sage-emperors and culture heroes (among them are Huang Di, Yao, and Shun) who taught the ancient Chinese to communicate and to find sustenance, clothing, and shelter.
The Zhou dynasty lasted longer than any other, from 1027 to 221 B.C. It was philosophers of this period who first enunciated the doctrine of the "mandate of heaven" (tianming), the notion that the ruler (the "son of heaven") governed by divine right but that his dethronement would prove that he had lost the mandate.
The first, from 770 to 476 B.C., is called the Spring and Autumn Period, after a famous historical chronicle of the time; the second is known as the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.).
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 220 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
220 BC Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Years: 225 BC 224 BC 223 BC 222 BC 221 BC - 220 BC - 219 BC 218 BC 217 BC 216 BC 215 BC
Octobe/November - Pharaoh Ptolemy IV of Egypt marries his sister who rises to the throne as Arsinoe III of Egypt.
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 Asia Minor Coins - Cappadocia
The eastern region was largely mountainous, heavily influenced by volcanic activity, and consisted of flatter plains in the west, though situated on high plateaus.
After the fall of the Hittite empire around 1750 BC, Cappadocia was ruled by various invading factions, such as the Phyrgians and Cimmerians.
Under Ariarathes IV, Cappadocia supported Rome in the early 2nd century BC against Perseus of Macedonia, son of Philip V. Having won the faith of the growing power of Rome, the Cappadocians remained on favorable terms with independent status for the next two centuries.
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 Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
You are here: Online Encyclopedia > 3rd century BC
3rd century BC 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - other centuries)
(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD)
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 The Han Empire (202 BC-AD 220) (from China) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
220) expanded the boundaries of China and further extended the …
The four-century-long Han rule is divided into two periods: the Earlier or Western Han and the Later or Eastern Han.
More results on "The Han Empire (202 BC-AD 220) (from China)" when you join.
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 Asia Minor Coins - Pontos (Pontus)
Between 302 BC and 296 BC, Mithridates, the son of a Persian satrap servicing one of Alexander’s former generals (Antigonos), took complete control and established a dynasty that would last until the coming of the Romans.
By 88 BC, social and political turmoil in Rome left the door open for Mithridates to conduct a major invasion west into Roman territory.
Finally, in 63 BC, after the conquests of Pompey the Great and his final settlements, Pontos (now Pontus) was annexed as a joint province with neighboring Bithynia.
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 Cambridge History of China: Volume 01: The Ch'in and Han Empires, 211 BC - AD 220. Hardback. 0521243270
Cambridge History of China: Volume 01: The Ch'in and Han Empires, 211 BC - AD 220.
This volume begins the historical coverage of The Cambridge History of China with the establishment of the Ch‘in empire in 221 BC and ends with the abdication of the last Han emperor in AD 220.
Spanning four centuries, this period witnessed major evolutionary changes in almost every aspect of China’s development, being particularly notable for the emergence and growth of a centralized administration and imperial government.
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 elo gallery
The lady wearing long robes standing in a graceful pose with hair drawn up into a knot on the left side of the head, her hands clasped over her upper abdomen.
The bearded male attendant, probably a foreigner judging by his large nose and tunic, standing with right hand against his chest, the left along his sid.
The male attendant standing with his hands at his waist where there is a hole for insertion of an offering, now lost.
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 Han dynasty
By 87 BC much of what is now modern China was under Han’s direct rule.
These problems forced a migration of peasants southward; eighteen million or more made the trek in the first two centuries of the new millennium.
Strained by these migrants, the people of the south and east rebelled, climaxing in AD 220 when the Emperor surrendered his throne to Ts’ao-P’i, who declared himself the first Emperor of the Wei Dynasty.
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 Every Last Recipe - 1 million recipes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Fried Noodles - By the end of the Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220), noodles were standard fare and enjoyed in various forms by rich and poor alike.
In the early days of the Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220), rice was considered a delicacy as millet was the staple grain.
In Han times (202 BC-AD 220) "noodle food" was generally referred to as ng (cakes).
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 Han Dynasty Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
After a short civil war, a new dynasty, called Han (206 BC to 220 AD), emerged with its capital at Chang'an.
The new empire retained much of the Qin administrative structure but retreated a bit from centralized rule by establishing vassal principalities for the sake of political convenience.
The Han rulers, however, were unable to adjust to what centralization had wrought: a growing population, increasing wealth and resultant financial difficulties and rivalries, and ever-more complex political institutions.
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 History of China - Wikimedia Commons
2.1 Qin Dynasty 秦朝 (221 BC - 207 BC)
Spring and Autumn Period 春秋時代 (722 BC - 481 BC)
Qin Dynasty 秦朝 (221 BC - 207 BC)
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 Staples High School--Research--Social Studies--Chinese Dynasty Study
Liu Bang and his successors set up a central government system and a bureaucracy recruited by examination, giving rise to a new class of gentry-officials (meritocracy).
In 140 BC the most illustrious of the dynasty's emperors, Han Wudi, began a reign of over five decades that saw great territorial expansion and a burst of economic and cultural activity.
200 BC: Hsiung-nu lay siege to the emperor.
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 Chinese History - Han Dynasty literature, thought, and philosophy (www.chinaknowledge.org)
BC) theory of the Five Elements (wuxing 五行) and the philosophy of Yin-Yang 陰陽 that assumed an everlasting change and influence of all things.
After introducing a new calendar in 104 BC (called the taichu 太初 reform), assuming a reign motto (nianhao 年號) and performing the fengshan 封禪 sacrifices to Heaven and Earth by the emperor at Mount Tai 泰山 (suggested by Sima Xiangru 司馬相如) in 110 BC, Confucianism was firmly established as a state doctrine.
Confucius was seen as the Highest Saint (zhisheng 至聗) and a religion founder until old writings were discovered in the walls of Confucius' house around 102 BC.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Han/han-literature.html   (1492 words)

 Ancient China to Modern
Xia or Hsia Dynasty 2000 - 1500 B.C. Shang 1700 - 1027 B.C. Western Zhou, Chou 1027 - 771 B.C
Shang 1700 - 1027 B.C. Shang Dynasty 1766 BCE - 1027 BCE
Not suprising given what the British did to start the Opium Wars and ended up with the island of Hong Kong) She was the last of the Manchu rulers and is considered one of the most important women in the history of China.
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This superbly shaped jar was made during the Early Western Han (206 BC - AD 8) or possibly the earlier Qin Dynasty (221 - 206 BC).
The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han.
The outside of the jar and the inner rim have been decorated with geometric patterns painted onto the surface in two different coloured miner...
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 222 BC
222 BC Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Years: 227 BC 226 BC 225 BC 224 BC 223 BC - 222 BC - 221 BC 220 BC 219 BC 218 BC 217 BC
Romans conquered the area later known as Cisalpine Gaul.
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 River Valley Empires: 3200 BC- AD 400
The earliest empires were centered on river valleys where intensified agriculture had developed.
2600-2500 BC: Harappan Civilization is at its height
The Early Chinese Civilization: 2205 BC- AD 220
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 Cappadocia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Once part of the Hittite, Persian and Seleucid Empires, it was independent by the middle of the 3rd century BC.
Ariaramnes I (circa 280 - 230 BC (?))
Ariarathes VII was murdered by Mithradates VI of Pontos who placed his 8 year-old son on the Cappadocian throne as Ariarathes IX.
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 William Siegal Galleries - Gallery Inventory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
206 BC - 220 AD Nine Pieces; 24”h, 49.5”, 33”w (total assembled)
206 BC - 220 AD 19”h, 9.5”w, 4.5”d (each)
206 BC - 220 AD leader (on right); 13.5”h, 14”l soldiers; 12” h, 11” l each
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 CoinArchives.com Search Results
Greek Coins Umbria No.: 1298 Schätzwert/Estimation: CHF 300.- d=33 mm Sextans, uncertain mint 3rd century BC, æ 26.15 g.
Roman Gold Coins Trajan, 98-117 Estimate: CHF 30'000.00 Aureus (Gold, 7.30 g 7), Rome, 115.Obverse: IMP TRAIANVS AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI PP Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right.Reverse: DIVI NERVA ET TRAIANVS PAT Confronted busts of Nerva, on the left, laureate...
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 Ch'in (221-206 BC) and Han (206 BC-AD 220) dynasties. (from arts, East Asian) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Ch'in (221-206 BC) and Han (206 BC-AD 220) dynasties.
Ch'in (221–206) and Han (206 – 220) dynasties.
Stylistic and historical development from 220 to 1206
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 An Historical Perspective of Acupuncture
To better appreciate the history of acupuncture, the Chinese dynasties are extremely important to know.
During this same time period (Zhou dynasty 1000-221 BC), three of the most significant books on Chinese medicine were written: the Huang Ti Nei Jjing (The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine), the Su Wen (Essential Questions) and the Ling Shu (The Miraculous Pivot).
This method of diagnosis is attributed to Qin Ren Yue, who was referred to as the "emperor of medicine." His clinical successes were legendary.
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 Slides for lecture of November 16, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Map of eastern hemisphere, showing extent of Alexander's Empire at the time of his death in 323 BC Alexander mosaic, mosaic depicting Alexander and Darius, the Persian king at the battle of the Issos, Roman copy of a painting, ca.
Roman copy of statue group illustrating Galatian chief who has killed his wife and is committing suicide, Pergamon, 220 BC The Dying Trumpeter, Roman copy of Pergamene statue illustrating dying Galatian, Pergamon, 230-220 BC Plan?
Temple of Olympian Zeus (the Olympieion), constructed 175-164 BC Over-life size bronze statue of a Hellenistic ruler, ca.
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