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  3rd century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mencius, Chinese philosopher and sage (371 - 289 BC).
Ptolemy II Philadelphos (284 BC-246 BC) and his wives Arsinoe I and Arsinoe II Philadelphos.
Qin Shi Huang, Chinese Emperor (259 - 210 BC, reigned 246 - 210 BC).
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 K.U.Leuven - Fayum Project
The sons of the carpenter Papontos are among the neighbours of a house in the village P.Mich. V 291 and 292 (1st century AD).
XVII 23 (85/84 BC) 450 artabas of wheat from laarchikoi kleroi in Kerkesoucha Orous are paid together with a small amount for the function of pastophoros; perhaps this land was dedicated to the temple of Soknebtynis.
BC Pasis and Peteharpsenesis function as village scribes for the two villages together (SB XVI 12720, 142 BC) [cf.
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 Seven Wonders of the World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The historian Herodotus, the scholar Callimachus of Cyrene (ca 305–240 BC) at the Museum of Alexandria, and the engineer of Byzantium had made earlier lists but the writings have not survived, except as references.
270 BC on Pharos island near Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy II by Greek architect Sostratus, in present Egypt.
Temple of Artemis — 550 BC, at Ephesus, present Turkey.
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 Callimachus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
240 BC) was a Greek poet and grammarian, a native of Cyrene and a descendant of the illustrious house of the Battiadae, whence he was sometimes called Battiades (e.g., in Catullus's 65th poem).
He opened a school in the suburbs of Alexandria, and some of the most distinguished grammarians and poets were his pupils, among them Apollonius of Rhodes He was subsequently appointed by Ptolemy Philadelphus chief librarian of the Alexandrian library, which office he held till his death (about 240).
His Pinakes (tablets), in 120 books, a critical and chronologically arranged catalogue of the library, laid the foundation of a history of Greek literature.
www.lexington-fayette.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Callimachus   (394 words)

 Antiochos Hierax   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Antiochos Hierax was born around 263 BC as the second son of Antiochos II Theos and Laodike.
At the age of fourteen his mother made him co-ruler in Asia Minor with his brother, Seleukos II Kallinikos, while the latter was engaged in staving off a Ptolemaic assault on Syria and the east.
In 240/39 BC Antiochos failed to accept an agreement which partitioned the Seleukid empire between himself and his brother.
www.seleukids.org /AntiochosHierax.htm   (584 words)

 Eratosthenes 276-197 BC  -  Athens, Alexandria
Especially noted as an astronomer, he is credited with measuring the circumference and tilt of the earth and the size and distance from the earth of the sun and the moon.
In 236 BC he was appointed by Ptolemy III Euergetes I as a head and the third librarian of the Alexandrian library.
Circa 255 BC he invented the armillary sphere, which was used till 17th century.
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 The Ancient Spanish (DBA II/39)-- Army Essay by Stephen Montague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The list begins in 240 BC, at the time of the initial Carthaginian expansion in Iberia, and runs to 20 BC when the last of the Cantabrian revolts was squashed by Rome.
In 221 BC Hasdrubal was assassinated and replaced by Hannibal, who continued the expansion into Spain conquering all of Spain south of the Ebro by 220BC.
In 104-103 BC a large raid by the Cimbri and Teutones crossed the Roman frontier and swept across Gaul and into Spain, where they were defeated by the Spanish, much to the annoyance of the Romans who had been unsuccessful in stopping the raiders earlier.
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 Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Following the battle of Ilipa in 206 BC Two Spanish Kings (Indibil of the Ilergetes and Mandonio of the Ilergavones) revolt against Rome, and invade the territories of Rome’s allies the Suessetani and Edetani.
In 205 BC Indibil and Mandonio continue to cause trouble, but Indibil is defeated and killed in battle, and Mandonio is captured and executed.
In south-west Hispania the Turdetani (under Culcas and Luxinio), supported by the cities of Sexi (Almuñecar) and Malaca (Málaga), defeat and kill C. Sempronius Tuditanis (one of the new Roman governors sent that year).
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  Eternal Egypt - The First Librarians    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Ptolemaic Dynasty ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC.
284 BC), Zenodotus of Ephesus (284-260 BC), Callimachus of Cyrene (260-240 BC), Apollonius of Rhodes (240-235 BC), Eratosthenes of Cyrene (235-195 BC), Aristophanes of Byzantium (195-180 BC), Apollonius Idographus (180-160 BC), and Aristarchus of Samothrace (160-145 BC).
It may be possible to add a name or remove a name from this list, but this roster of librarians is accepted by most.
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 New Zealand History - the Mauryans
We know that the Polynesian rat (Maori "kiore") does not swim (unlike the Norwegian rat) and had to be intentionally carried on, or slip aboard, any seafaring vessel.
The discovery of fossilised rat remains that have been carbon dated to as far back as 160 BC, +/- 130 years ("Nature" Nov 1966 issue, Dr Richard Holdaway, a specialist in animal fossils) is then, of interest, and raises more questions than satisfactory answers.
bout 200 BC, Indian explorers from the large and explorative dynasty of the Mauryans were indeed sailing to, exploring with, and trading with, the islands of SE Asia and Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Java and Sumatra.
www.zealand.org.nz /alternat2.htm   (422 words)

 Ancient Greek Literature, Authors, Timeline 2/2
285-247 BC), poet and grammarian in Alexandria, born at Chalcis in Euboea.
Lucius Livius Andronicus (284-204 BC), a Greek, "the father of Roman dramatic and epic poetry".
In Rome since 102 BC having developed a reputation as an extemporaneous composer of verse, and was well received among the most influential families at Rome.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/TLLiterature2.htm   (2217 words)

 Naevius, Gnaeus --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Livius Andronicus, a Greek living in Rome, was the first to adapt Greek plays (in 240 BC), and his example was followed in 235 BC by the poet Gnaeus Naevius, a native of Campania.
The ground for Roman literature was prepared by an influx from the early 3rd century BC onward of Greek slaves, some of whom were put to tutoring young Roman nobles.
In 240 BC, to celebrate Rome's victory over Carthage, he composed a genuine drama adapted from the...
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 Welcome to the New Democratic Party of British Columbia
"They've only been in office a couple of weeks and thousands of people are in the streets already," said B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair, speaking to a huge crowd of nurses who had gathered to protest the legislation.
Over a thousand people took to the streets in Vancouver, and in Victoria a similar number shouted "shame shame" as the Lieutenant Governor's motorcade and threw their shoes at the legislature buildings when their protest was cut short.
MacPhail also observed a contradiction between the Liberal's forceful treatment of the nurses to the silence with which they reacted to similar action by doctors.
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 Contemporaries 800 BC-AD 600, Greek Mythology Link.
Theban strategist, killed in battle in 362 BC.
Known as Fulgentius Mythographus, he was influential during the Middle Ages, when his "Mitologiarum libri tres" explained the myths by etymology and allegorism.
Not a fragment survives, but his work was described by the traveller Pausanias.
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 Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.
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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By 354 BC 100 days set aside for some sort of theatrical entertainment, and an additional 75 to events such as chariot races and gladiatorial contests.
Amelius Scaurus, during his Consulship in 58 B.C. had a Scanae house of three stories built; the first story of marble, the second of gilded wood, the third of glass, the whole decorated with columns and bronze statues.
Only two other permenent theatres were ever erected; the Theatre of Balbus in 13 B.C. (seating 8000) and the Theatre Marcellus in 11 B.C. However, theatre building went on robustly throughout the empire evenutally numbering 125.
www.olemiss.edu /depts/OCEsite/Blkbrdfiles01/TheaHist321RomeLectFive.htm   (2741 words)

 NPS Archeology Program: Archeology for Interpreters
For example, if a sample is tested and given a radiocarbon date of 1000 BC.
To increase the range of possible dates of a sample, archeologists may calculate the radiocarbon date to two standard deviations.
As a rule, the more standard deviations used, the larger the probable date range for the sample and consequently, the higher the probability is for that sample to fall within the expanded date range.
www.cr.nps.gov /archeology/afori/howfig_abs1.htm   (485 words)

 Ancient Spanish (240-20 BC) - DBA 52
Another source of outside influence was the Celts, these had moved into Spain during the eighth to sixth century's BC.
When the Romans had beaten the Carthaginians they took over their Spanish territories and over the next couple of centuries expanded to conquer the rest of the peninsular.
The last part of Spain to be absorbed was the north west corner in 19 BC.
www.fanaticus.org /DBA/armies/dba52.html   (1100 words)

 VCBC - Trip Parts 240 - Volvo Club of BC
Installation is a bit of a trick in the 240 as it is mounted to the top of the bell housing between the engine head and the firewall.
The relay is easy to replace and is mounted passenger footwell in the 240, accessible by removing the fibre panel under the dashboard below the glove box.
The relay is white and is mounted on a clip between the fuel injection computer and the ignition computer.
www.volvoclubofbc.com /technical/tripparts.html   (689 words)

 Canon BJC 240
Select from recylcled or compatible cartridges to replace the Canon bc-02 bc-05 cartridges.
Refill kit for use with Canon BC-02, BC02, BC 02 inkjet cartridge.
Refill kit for use with Canon BC-05, BC05, BC 05 inkjet cartridge.
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 CoinArchives.com Search Results
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ASIA MINOR CILICIA 4th Century BC, Anonymous Cilician Baal/Wolf protome coins, commonly attributed to Tarsus No.: 285 Estimate: £ 40 Cilicia, 4th century BC, Obol 0.65g, Baal seated left, holding sceptre, ear of corn and bunch of grapes, within...
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ASIA MINOR CILICIA 4th Century BC, Anonymous Cilician Baal/Wolf protome coins, commonly attributed to Tarsus No.: 286 Estimate: £ 50 Cilicia, Obol 0.51g, similar, Baal left, rev crescent, beaded border (cf SNG Paris 451).
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ASIA MINOR CILICIA 4th Century BC, Anonymous Cilician Baal/Wolf protome coins, commonly attributed to Tarsus No.: 287 Estimate: £ 30 Cilicia, Obol 0.71g, similar, Baal left, rev crescent, beaded border (cf SNG Paris 451).
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Five Ancient Kingdoms of the Near East, 500 BC
Early Greece During the Bronze Age, 2000-1100 BC
Greece at the Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, 431 BC
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 I397: Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt (ABT 240 BC - 204 BC)
I397: Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt (ABT 240 BC - 204 BC)
ABT 240 BC - 204 BC Father: Ptolemy III Euergeter I
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 History of ChEn: Timeline
~440 BC: Democritus proposes the concept an of atom to describe the indivisible and indestructible particles that were thought to compose the substance of all things.
~250 BC: Archimedes deduces the law of the levers and could evaluate the relative density of bodies by observing their buoyancy force when immersed in water.
~240 BC: Eratosthenes of Cyrene, director of Alexandria library, calculates the size of Earth by measuring the sun's shadow at noon in Siena (Egypt) and Alexandria.
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 Eratosthenes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When Ptolemy III Euergetes succeeded his father in 245 BC and he persuaded Eratosthenes to go to Alexandria as the tutor of his son Philopator.
On the death of Callimachus in about 240 BC, Eratosthenes became the third librarian at Alexandria, in the library in a temple of the Muses called the Mouseion.
The library is said to have contained hundreds of thousands of papyrus and vellum scrolls.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Eratosthenes.html   (1503 words)

 240 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 File Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The course content provides an overview of local government administration, the role of local government, the role of Council and staff and its interactions with other agencies and the public.
Union of British Columbia Municipalities, Fact Sheets, Union of B.C. Municipalities, Richmond, 1999.
This course is a required course in the Intermediate Certificate Program, Provincial Board of Examiners, the Local Government Management Association of BC.
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 Punic Wars & Roman Conquest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
240 – 20 BC 2nd Punic War and Roman conquest of Hispania
It took 200 years for the Romans to conquer the peninsular.
They are long gone, but now I have a beautiful set of Carthaginian and Roman armies in 15 mm for the Punic Wars, and I've a Spanish army following fast.
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