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  BCE Inc. 2002 Fourth Quarter Shareholders' Report
BCE experienced strong growth during the fourth quarter in several key areas: a 16% increase in wireless revenues, higher data revenue of 6%, increased Bell ExpressVu revenues of 32% and a 7% increase in revenues at Bell Globemedia.
BCE Inc.'s decision was based on a number of factors, including a revised business plan and outlook of the principal operating segment of Teleglobe with associated funding requirements, a revised assessment of its prospects, and a comprehensive analysis of the state of its industry.
BCE recorded a gain of $1,042 million, relating primarily to the tax benefit from (i) reinstating non-capital losses that were previously used to offset the gain on sale of Nortel Networks shares in 2001; and (ii) applying a portion of the capital losses against the gain on the sale of the Directories business in 2002.
www.bce.ca /en/investors/reports/quarterly/bce/2002q4/report   (4899 words)

 Hundred Schools of Thought - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hundred Schools of Thought (諸子百家 Pinyin: zhū zǐ bǎi jiā) was an era of great cultural and intellectual expansion in China that lasted from 770 BCE to 222 BCE.
Mencius (371–289 BCE), or Meng Zi, was a Confucian disciple who made major contributions to the spread of humanism in Confucian thought, declaring that man, by nature, was inherently good.
He argued that a ruler could not govern without the people's tacit consent, and that the penalty for unpopular, despotic rule was the loss of the "mandate of heaven".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hundred_schools_of_thought   (1110 words)

 Mysticism Chapter 8 East Asia - China and Japan (No. B7_8)
In 221 BCE, all the feudal states into which this territory had been divided and which had incessantly fought with one another, were subjugated and absorbed by the state of Ch'in (supposedly hence China).
Between 194 BCE and 1414 CE the Chinese annexed Korea, Sinkiang (known as the new territory or Eastern Turkestan), Manchuria, Formosa, Tibet and Mongolia.
From 73 to 48 BCE "'all Asia from Japan to the Caspian Sea was tributary to the Middle Kingdom' i.e.
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 History of the Hellenistic and Roman World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
At Beneventum in 275 BCE, Phyrros was defeated by the Consul Manius Curius.
However, in 253 BCE, the Ptolemies succeeded in a diplomatic coup, with a seemingly benign peace settlement and the marriage of Berenike, daughter of Ptolemy II to Antiochus II.
In 27 BCE, Octavian announced the "Restoration of the Republic", with himself as Princeps Senatus of the state, with the powers of a Tribune (the most important of these being the right of veto, and inviolacy) for life, and Imperator (from which the word Emperor is later derived) of Rome's armies.
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 Manetho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although no sources for the dates of his life and death remain, his work is usually associated with the reigns of Ptolemy I Soter (323-283 BCE) and Ptolemy II Philadelphos (285-246 BCE).
If the mention of Manetho in the Hibeh Papyri, dated to 240/1 BCE, is in fact Manetho the author of Aegyptiaca, then he may well have been working during the reign of Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-222 BCE) as well.
A statue of the god was imported between 286-278 BCE by Ptolemy (either Soter or Philadelphos), where Timotheus of Athens (an authority on Demeter at Eleusis) and Manetho oversaw the project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manetho   (3470 words)

 BCE Inc. : BCE Reports its Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results
Q4 2002 OVERVIEW BCE experienced strong growth during the fourth quarter in several key areas: a 16% increase in wireless revenues, higher data revenue of 6%, increased Bell ExpressVu revenues of 32% and a 7% increase in revenues at Bell Globemedia.
The stock options were issued under BCE's Long-Term Incentive Stock Option Programs and are exercisable on a one-for-one basis for common shares of BCE Inc. Additionally, Teleglobe stock option holders will receive, upon exercise of their stock options, 0.91 of a BCE Inc. common share for each Teleglobe stock option held.
Upon adoption, BCE has elected to account for employee stock options by measuring compensation cost for options as the excess, if any, of the quoted market price of BCE Inc.'s common shares at the date of grant over the amount an employee must pay to acquire the common shares(1).
www.bce.ca /en/news/releases/bce/2003/01/29/69761.html   (5183 words)

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However, just as clearly attested in Near Eastern documents of the second millennium BCE, chariots were used in warfare on favorable terrain (but certainly not while crossing mountainous territory!);[N.192] and, the texts frequently refer to their use in sport.
Mughal proposes that the Hakra was a perennial river in the 4th and early 3rd millennium BCE and that it had dried up about the end of the second.[N.205] Other dates range from 2500-2200 BCE to 2200-1700 BCE, and Francfort (1985 sqq.) thinks of a much earlier period.
Rather, he assumes a common source of the three systems that is older than 1700 BCE, and then tries to find echoes of it in pre-brAhmaNa texts, even at RV 1.67.10, etc. (which is much too vague about the building of fire altars to allow proof), all without the use of bricks.
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 Persia: Parthians and Hellenes: Shaw's Outline of Ancient History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
246 BCE- Antiochus II dies at Ephesus (summer) and is succeeded by Seleucus II Calinicus (246-226/5), but in Asia Minor by Antiochus Hierax (246-226).
In 92 BCE?, Mithridates II was able to conclude the first treaty between Parthia and Rome establishing the Euphrates as a mutual boundary.
20 BCE - Standards captured from the Romans at the defeat of Crassus in 53 BCE., from L. Decidius Saxa in Syria in 40 B.C., and from Antony in 36 BCE.
www.juyayay.com /outline/persia/politics01.html   (1252 words)

 The Hellenic-Ionian Leagues: The First European Confederations
The third century BCE became a century of confederacies, including the Ionian League; the Boetian League, dominated by Thebes; the Aetolian League, which had a strong primary assembly for the entire confederacy and involved three arenas: cities, tribal districts, and the confederacy as a whole; in effect, a federal constitution.
It was revived in 281-280 BCE and rapidly consolidated its power vis-a-vis Macedonia and the city-states surrounding it.
In 245 BCE he was elected the general of the league's armies and became its dominant figure.
www.jcpa.org /dje/articles/hel-ion-eurconfed.htm   (1345 words)

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If the heliacal rising of Sirius and the beginning of the year really corresponded at the time the calendar was introduced, one could reckon (3) the years 1322 BCE, 2782 BCE, or even 4242 BCE.
By this decree, in 238 BCE, Ptolemy ordered an additional day to be added to every fourth year.
Beginning with the 18th dynasty (about 1540 BCE) the regnal years were begun on the actual day on which the king came to power.
www.ortelius.de /kalender/egypt_en.html   (812 words)

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Christianity is the West Eurasian monotheistic fideist religion professing that Jesus of Nazareth (c6 BCE - c30 AD) is the descendent of Abraham and the Son of God whose sacrifice for humanity's sins was recorded in the New Testament (c100), and who fulfilled the prophecies of the divinely inspired Old Testament.
Taoism is the Chinese polytheistic mystical religion based on the Tao-Te-Ching ascribed to Lao Tzu (c550 BCE) and which advocates a path (tao) of minimalist serenity and reverence for various deities.
Buddhism is the East Asian pantheist mystical religion founded in India c525 BCE by the Buddha, who taught that existence is cyclical suffering caused by desiring and can be overcome by the "eightfold path" of right thought and deed.
humanknowledge.net /HumanKnowledge.txt   (17891 words)

 Chinese Cultural Studies: A brief chinese chronology
Qin [Ch'in] Dynasty (255-) 221 BCE ~ 206 BCE
The colonization of the southern provinces was a long-lasting affair which began at the end of the third century BCE.
The warlike, China of the sixth to eighth centuries turned towards central Asia and succeeded in extending its authority to the regions beyond the Pamirs, while China of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries was a maritime, trading land threatened by the advance of the empires of the steppe.
acc6.its.brooklyn.cuny.edu /~phalsall/texts/chron.html   (2132 words)

In 223 BCE, Antiochus III the Great succeeded his brother Seleucus II Calinicus as king; his first significant act as ruler was to begin a military campaign against the Ptolemaic Kingdom, known as the Fourth Syrian War (219-17 BCE).
In 222 BCE, Ptolemy III died, and was succeeded by his son, Ptolemy IV Philopator, who was only seventeen years old at the time.
Antiochus III was killed in 187 BCE in the attempt to plunder a temple in Elymais.
www.abu.nb.ca /Courses/NTIntro/InTest/Hist1.htm   (7709 words)

 Kronos: 0000-0499
Because 7400 BCE currently represents the longest continuous tree-ring series: carbon-14 in the atmosphere fluctuates from year to year, and without tree ring samples, that fluctuation cannot be precisely determined.
Accordingly, Chinese dates earlier than the ninth century BCE that are not supported by archeological data should be treated with suspicion, and all dates that are not supported by external data should be treated with caution.
Be that as it may, while Homer attributed the causes of the Trojan War to the wrath of Achilleus and the beauty of Helen, modern scholars usually attribute it to trade disputes and generic conflagration-era battles between infantry and charioteers.
ejmas.com /kronos/NewHist0000-0499.htm   (19514 words)

 The Family Cornelii Scipiones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Consul in 222 BCE, he defeated the Insubres and captured Mediolanum (Milan).
BCE, he reputedly saved his father's life at the battle of Ticinius in 218, and as military triune, to have rallied the Romans after their defeat by Hannibal at Cannae.
Elected consul for the year 205 BCE, he crossed to Africa in 205 despite senatorial opposition and after operations that included a truce, defeated Hannibal (who had returned to from Italy to defend the his home) in 202 at the battle of Zama.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /scipio-family.htm   (1946 words)

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Models of houses from Mesopotamia and the Levant, some bearing symbols attributed to specific deities, date back to the third millennium BCE, and are believed to represent the houses of deities.
The capitals in the form of lotus flowers are, it is reported in the source, of an Egyptianizing style.
The date attributed to the model is the 6th century BCE.
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Egypt was raided, invaded, occupied by, and self-liberated from the Nubians and their northern allies the Hyksos in 1800-1600 BCE; the People of the Sea, 1200-1170 BCE; Philistines and Ethiopians in 730 BCE; and Assyrians and Libyans in 671 BCE.
In retaliation for Sardis, the Persians razed the Greek colony of Miletus (494 BCE).
In 48 BCE the inhabitants of Alexandria blockaded Caesar.
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The animal names ("tiger," "rat," etc.) currently used to describe each of the years in that 12-year cycle only date to the ninth or tenth century CE, and were created by Buddhist astrologers as a way of popularizing their science among the unlettered masses.
This belief that God was on the side of the bigger battalions was codified during the sixth century BCE, and made a fundamental part of the Six Secret Teachings of the T'ai Kung general.
The latter use is certain, by the way, as the Athenians used Scythian policemen from 530-350 BCE and their bows were of this type.
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 ANCIENT EGYPT : The rise of Alexandro-Egyptian Hellenism and Hermetism
Between 30 BCE and 642 CE, Egypt was ruled by the Romans and the Byzantines, before it became Islamic as it still is today.
In 331 BCE, Alexander founded the city of Alexandria on the isthmus between the ocean and Lake Mariut (traditionally celebrated on the 7th of April).
The earliest individual horoscope dates from 410 BCE, whereas a cuneiform tabled dated 523 BCE indicates the ability to calculate monthly ephemerides for the Sun and Moon, the conjunctions of the planets and of the planets with each other, and eclipses.
maat.sofiatopia.org /hermes2.htm   (14878 words)

 Kleomenes II to Kronikos * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Sparta traditionally had two kings who ruled jointly; one king was required to be a descendant of king Agis I and the other was required to be a descendant of king Eurypon (respectively known as the Agiadai and the Eurypontidai).
An Athenian general and political opponent of Perikles (Pericles); he died in 422 BCE; he was the subject of scorn and ridicule by orators and playwrights because of his humble origins and dogmatic stance on social issues.
A comic play by the Athenian poet, Aristophanes, produced in 424 BCE at the Lenaea festival where it won first prize; this was the first play which Aristophanes produced under his own name and is nothing but an attack and belittlement of the presumed Athenian warmonger, Kleon (Cleon).
www.messagenet.com /myths/ppt/_k1003.html   (3217 words)

 Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Full Texts
The Acharnians 425 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS]
The Frogs 405 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS]
The Wasps 422 BCE [At Eserver, formerly ERIS]
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/asbookfull.html   (1270 words)

 Covenant Traditions in the West
The Sumerians, who had settled in southern Mesopotomia between 3200 and 2800 BCE, had created city-states in the organic model which established a kind of state socialism under priestly rule.
The Semites discontinued the state socialism and reduced the power of the temples and priests, establishing the palace along with the temple as a separate center of power.
Except for the Neo-Assyrian Empire which dominated the region from the beginning of the ninth to the beginning of the seventh centuries BCE, with its policy of population transfers in an effort to increase the military dominance of the imperial center, it was at least the de facto policy for every successive imperial regime.
www.jcpa.org /dje/books/ct-vol2-ch1.htm   (6529 words)

 Man in Society
The period of Greek history known as the “classical” period lasted from circa 500 BCE to the Macedonian conquest of Greece by Phillip of Macedon in 338 BCE (Spielvogel 104).
The dynasty that succeeded the Period of the Warring States was the Qin (Ch’in) Dynasty, which lasted from circa 220 BCE to 206 BCE.
Evidence for this expectation of strength is in the art of the age, including the statue known as Doryphoros from the fifth century BCE (Spielvogel 112).
www2.gvsu.edu /~klitzkee/efforts/schoolwork/man_in_society.htm   (1082 words)

 Bin Yang | Horses, Silver, and Cowries: Yunnan in Global Perspective | Journal of World History, 15.3 | The History ...
Emperor Wu of Han (140–87 BCE) then dispatched his envoys and troops to pacify local polities around Yunnan, with the expectation that he could open this road for his sake.
In the year 138 BCE, Zhang Qian volunteered to be the Han envoy to the Western Regions (xiyu) where he was supposed to forge an alliance with the Yuezhi people against the Xiongnu, who posed a major threat to the young, ambitious Emperor Wu (140–87 BCE) of the Western Han dynasty (220 BCE–9 CE).
All these tombs are dated before the Qin unification in 221 BCE and demonstrate that cowries were present in Yunnan before the late third century BCE.
www.historycooperative.org /journals/jwh/15.3/yang.html   (13737 words)

 Manetho - TheoWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Manetho was a third century BCE Egyptian priest from Sebennytos who recorded Aigyptiaka ("History of Egypt"), and had an astrological work, The Book of Sothis attributed to him pseudonymously.
The original Egyptian version of his name is now lost to us, but it has been speculated to have originally meant "Gift of Thoth", "Beloved of Thoth", "Truth of Thoth", "Beloved of Neith", or "Lover of Neith".
If the mention of Manetho in the Hibeh Papyri, dated to 240/1 BCE, is in fact Manetho the author of Aigyptiaka, then he may well have been working during the reign of Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-222 BCE) as well.
www.theowiki.com /index.php/Manetho   (3099 words)

 Timeline of Events in Classical China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He writes the Tao-te Ching and founds the Taoist school of thought.
Sometime after 502 BCE, Confucius becomes ssu k'ou in Lu.
On diplomatic errands, Confucius assists at ceremony during meeting between Duke Ting of Lu and Duke Ching of Ch'i in Chia Ku (500 BCE)
guweb2.gonzaga.edu /faculty/wheeler/chinese_timeline.html   (536 words)

 *** The House of Ptolemy: Kings, Queens, and the Rest of the Royal Ptolemies ***
Wife: Berenice II 222, between October 18 and December 31
--- Titulature Of The Pharaohs: Ptolemaic Dynasty (305-30 BCE)
Coma Berenices (Bernice's Hair), is the 'hair of Queen Berenice' of Egypt, which became a constellation around 230 BCE.
www.houseofptolemy.org /housekng.htm   (1324 words)

 Temple of Behbeit el
Nectanebo II, (360-343 BCE), Ptolemy II, and III worked on building the temple.
Ptolemy II, 284-246 BCE, completed the most important part of the temple, though it is as yet unclear whether he modified the architecture or only had the existing walls decorated and inscribed.
Ptolemy III, 246-222 BCE, probably enlarged the sanctuary by adding a columned hall and façade.
www.per-aset.org /behbeit_el_hagar.htm   (1319 words)

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