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  Catulus - Encyclopedia.com
Caius Lutatius Catulus was consul in 242 BC He won the great Roman naval victory over Carthage off the Aegates (modern Aegadian Isles) that ended the First Punic War.
87 BC, was consul in 102 BC His colleague in the consulship was Marius, with whom he went north to oppose a Germanic invasion.
Catulus was censor in 65 BC He was the leader of the archconservative group.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Praetor
From 242 bc, two praetors were elected, serving a one-year term, usually followed by appointment as provincial governor.
152 BC, was a consul in 187 and 175 BC, a censor in 179 BC, and pontifex maximus [high priest] from 180 BC He served with distinction in the war with Antiochus III of Syria.
In 366 BC a third magistrate was introduced, the praetor urbanus, ‘city praetor’, who was not eponymous and who...
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 Greek Horse Coins Necklace : 340 to 242 BC & 359 to 336 BC Ancient Greek & Roman Jewelry
Greek Horse Coins Necklace : 340 to 242 BC & 359 to 336 BC "Greek Horse Coins from original coins in the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore Maryland This necklace brings together images of the horse from two coins of the classical world.
It was struck between 340 and 242 BC and bears the small fine-headed horse which was typical of those portrayed in Greek and Etruscan art as no heavy draught horse was developed in antiquity.
The second side is from a gold coin in circulation in Macedonia from 359 to 336 BC during the reign of Philip of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great.
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  Antiochos III Megas "The Great" ( b. 242, 223-187 BC) From the Seleucid empire
Antiochus III was born in 242 BC, the son of Seleucus II, near Susa, Iran.
He was the Seleucid king of the Hellenistic Syrian Empire from 223 to 187 BC, and rebuilt the empire in the East but failed in his attempt to challenge Roman ascendancy in Europe and Asia Minor.
In 196 BC he crossed the Hellespont into Thrace, where he claimed sovereignty over territory that had been won by Seleucus I in the year 281 BC.
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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.
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  ROME, HISTORY OF.
The legendary date of the founding was 753 bc; it was ascribed to Romulus and Remus, the twin sons of Rhea Silvia, a vestal virgin and the daughter of Numitor, king of Alba Longa.
In 494 bc a secession of plebeian soldiers led to the institution of the tribuni plebis, who were elected annually as protectors of the plebs; they had the power to veto the acts of patrician magistrates, and thus served as the leaders of the plebs in the struggles with the patricians.
The other magistracies were gradually opened to the plebs: in 356 bc the dictatorship, an extraordinary magistracy, the incumbent of which was appointed in times of great danger; in 350 bc, the censorship; in 337 bc, the praetorship; and in 300 bc, the pontifical and augural colleges.
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  Roman Republic - MSN Encarta
In 494 bc a secession of plebeian soldiers led to the institution of the tribuni plebis, who were elected annually as protectors of the plebeians; they had the power to veto the acts of patrician magistrates, and thus served as the leaders of the plebeians in the struggles with the patricians.
Between 201 and 196 bc the Celts of the Po Valley were subjugated, and their territory was Latinized, although they themselves were barred from acquiring Roman citizenship.
During the 3rd and 2nd centuries bc Rome was involved in a struggle with Macedonia for domination of the Aegean Sea known as the Macedonian Wars.
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 Ancient Rome - MSN Encarta
In 242 bc, a Roman commander boldly attacked a Punic fleet in stormy seas.
In 221 bc Hamilcar’s son Hannibal became commander of Carthaginian forces in Spain, and over the next 20 years this young general became the most successful commander ever to face the Romans in battle.
In 202 bc at the Battle of Zama, Scipio defeated Hannibal and thereafter gained the honorary title Africanus—the conqueror of Africa.
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 Catulus - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Catulus, Gaius Lutatius (flourished 3rd century bc), Roman soldier and statesman.
He became a consul in 242 bc and the following year commanded the...
BC), Roman statesman, the son of Quintus Lutatius Catulus.
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The Battle of the Aegates Islands or Aegusa (Aegadian Islands, off the western coast of the island of Sicily, 10 March 241 BC) was the final naval battle fought between the fleets of Carthage and the Roman Republic during the First Punic War.
The Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca was slow to complete his advantage on the island and, probably due to this, from 242 BC Rome eventually decided to build another fleet and regain naval supremacy.
The new fleet was completed in 242 BC and entrusted to the consul Gaius Lutatius Catulus, assisted by the praetor Quintus Valerius Falto.
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 Phoenician Ships   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The destruction of the Minoan civilization around 1400 BC and the decline of the Egyptian empire left the Mediterranean open to newcomers, especially to the Phoenicians and to the emerging Greek kingdoms.
B.C. The narrow prolate hull of this Phoenician bireme of around 100 BC consisted of two floors and the upper one was again for the helmsmen and warriors.
He appeared off the coast of Sicily in the summer of 242 BC and the surprised Punic fleet was forced to sail home, allowing the Romans to take the harbour at Drepana, where they installed siege-works and blockaded the city, and the area around Lilybaeum.
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 disc sect 8
In 371 BC Thebes defeated the Spartan army in a pivotal battle at Leuctra, a polis in Boiotia.
In 369 BC Epaminondas, the Theban general, led an expedition into the Peloponnese and liberated Messenia from Sparta.
(200-118 BC): born in Megalopolis, a polis in Arcadia, a region in the center of the Peloponnesus.
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 History of Rome
During 201-196 BC the Celts of the Po Valley were subjugated, and their territory was Latinized, but they themselves were declared incapable of acquiring Roman citizenship.
BC), fought the Romans in the Third (and final) Macedonian War, which terminated in the utter rout of his armies and his capture at Pydna in 168 BC by the general Lucius Aemilius Paullus (229?-160?
In 67 BC the statesman and general Pompey the Great, who had fought the Marian party in Africa, Sicily, and Spain, cleared the Mediterranean of pirates and was then put in charge of the war against Mithridates.
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 List of Roman battles
316 BC - Battle of Lautulae - Romans are defeated by the Samnites.
225 BC - Battle of Faesulae - Romans are defeated by the Gauls of Northern Italy.
62 BC, January - Battle of Pistoria - The forces of the conspirator Catiline are defeated by the loyal Roman armies under Gaius Antonius.
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 Achaean League - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Achaean League was a confederation of Greek city states in Achaea, a territory on the northern coast of the Peloponnese.
The Achaean League reformed early in the 3rd century BC, and soon expanded beyond its Achaean heartland.
During the Third Macedonian War (171-168 BC, the League flirted with the idea of an alliance with Perseus, and the Romans punished it by taking several hostages to insure good behavior, including the historian Polybius.
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 Ptolemy III - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ptolemy III (282?-221 bc), called Ptolemy Euergetes (“benefactor”), king of Egypt (246-221 bc), the son of Ptolemy II.
Antiochus III, called The Great (242-187 bc), king of Syria (223-187 bc), the son of Seleucus II and brother of Seleucus III, whom he succeeded.
In 95 bc, with the aid of Ptolemy IX,...
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 First Punic War - Military History Wiki
In the middle of the 3rd century BC, the Roman Republic's reputation was rising.
Following centuries of internal rebellions and disturbances, the whole of the Italian Peninsula was tightly secured under Roman hands, with all enemies, such as the Latin league or the Samnites, defeated and the invasion of king Pyrrhus of Epirus overcome.
In 288 BC, a group of Italian mercenaries, the Mamertines, occupied the city of Messina in the north-eastern tip of Sicily, killing all the men and taking the women as their wives.
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The Eurypontid King of Sparta, Agis IV, is called away from Sparta when Aratus of Sicyon, temporarily Sparta's ally, requests Agis’ aid in his war against the Aetolians.
Agis IV of Sparta, Eurypontid King of Sparta who failed in his attempt to reform Sparta's economic and political structure.
Eumenes I, ruler of Pergamum from 263 BC, he liberated his city from the overlordship of the Seleucids.
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 Canadian Football League - Montreal vs. Brit. Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BC 9-3 BCL - FG, LUI PASSAGLIA 23 YD, 11:10.
CALGARY, Alberta (Ticker) -- The BC Lions won their second Grey Cup in six years as they foiled a potential tying two-point conversion attempt with 44 seconds to play and held on for a 28-26 victory over the Montreal Alouettes.
BC's Alfred Jackson outjumped several Alouettes to recover the ensuing onside kick, clinching the Lions' fourth Grey Cup and first since 1994 when it also outlasted Montreal, then located in Baltimore.
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 INDO EUROPEAN INVASIONS OF EUROPE
The "Dispersal Date" we calculated is 4700 BC with an uncertainty of 400 years.
176 BC This series of dates can be used to construct a consistent and plausible pattern of separations, but it is not simple since it involves a "stretching" of language group separations prior to complete separation.
The first movement towards separation, in 3625 BC, is one where Latin, Celtic, and Germanic are mutually intelligible and the same is true for Slavic, Baltic, and Germanic.
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 Windows BC - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Windows® BC™"-the ONLY Polythesistic OS" is an operating system designed by Microsoft® to assist tablet users and scribes in their daily task of recording the history of the Rise and Decline of Rome.
Now, by 242 B.C. Bill Gates had secured his prominent monopoly in the computer and software industry of Rome and all its provinces and settlements.
Again, due to the influences of the Church of Scientology, the Minesweeper function of Windows® BC™ was questioned as challenging the morality of the time.
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 History International - The Fall of Great Empires
The three tribes, the Ramnes, Tities, and Luceres, that appear in the legend of Romulus as the parts of the new commonwealth suggest that Rome arose from the amalgamation of three stocks, thought to be Latin, Sabine, and Etruscan.
The seven kings of the regal period and the dates traditionally assigned to their reigns are as follows: Romulus, from 753 to 715 bc; Numa Pompilius, from 715 to 676 or 672 bc, to whom
Catiline's conspiracy in 63 bc (see CATILINE,), exposed and defeated by the famous orator and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero during his consulship, involved Caesar in the ill will in which the middle classes held popular adventurers.
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 Term-Papers.us - Rome
The Legendary Period of the Kings (753-510 BC) Rome was said to have been founded by Latin colonists from Alba Longa, a nearby city in ancient Latium.
The Rise of Caesar In 67 BC the statesman and general Pompey the Great, who had fought the Marian party in Africa, Sicily, and Spain, cleared the Mediterranean of pirates and was then put in charge of the war against Mithridates.
The Empire Octavian received the title of Augustus in 27 BC and began the new regime by an apparent restoration of the Republic, with himself as princeps, or chief citizen.
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 The Ecole Initiative: Edessa in the Parthian Period   (Site not responding. Last check: )
53 BC near Harran caused among the Romans a protracted anxiety in dealings with the Parthians.
King Abgar II (68-53 BC), although formally an ally of Rome, made a sarcastic remark about Crassus' difficulties, "Did they think it would be a route-march through Campania?" Crassus was beheaded and his army of seven legions (44,000 men) was reduced to 10,000 men who safely returned to Antioch.
After 242 this privilege was divided among Edessa, Harran, Nisibis and Singara (Segal, 15).
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 ANTIOCHUS III,
Having made vassal states out of Parthia and Bactria, he warred successfully against the Egyptian king Ptolemy V and in 198 bc obtained possession of all of Palestine and Lebanon.
He later became involved in a conflict with the Romans, who defeated him at Thermopylae in 191 bc and at Magnesia (now Manisa, Turkey) in 190 bc.
As the price of peace, he was forced to surrender all his dominions west of the Taurus Mountains and to pay costly tribute.
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 Roman to Julian Conversion: AUC 512 = 242 BC
Roman to Julian Conversion: AUC 512 = 242 BC Polybius 1.59.8 notes that a consul for this year, Q. Lutatius Catulus, took command of the Roman fleet at the beginning of summer, i.e.
May. Sometime thereafter, after putting Drepana (Trapani) under siege, he defeated the fleet that the Carthaginians had assembled in the meantime to relieve the city at the battle of the Aegates Insulae, the concluding battle of the first Punic War.
That is, he took command in May 242 and a.d.
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 Mathematics Placement and Proficiency
Most students scoring a 3 on the BC exam should start with Math 242, although some might be better served by taking Math 230 instead.
On the other hand, out of 24 Engineering Freshman that scored a 3 on the BC exam and took Math 230 their first semester (in the Fall 1994 or 1995), the grade distribution in Math 230 was: 8 A's, 13 B's, and 3 C's, for an average of 3.2, or somewhat above a B average.
Out of 203 Engineering Freshman that scored a 5 on the BC exam and took Math 242 their first semester (in the Fall 1994 or 1995), the grade distribution in Math 242 was:144 A's, 43 B's, 10 C's, 3 D's, and 3 F's, for an average grade of 3.58, or somewhat below an A- average.
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 OAT : Sicily Sojourn (2007) : Travel Tips & Tools (2)
In 415 BC, Syracuse became an object of Athenian imperialism as exemplified in the disastrous events of the Sicilian Expedition which reignited the cooling Peloponnesian War.
In the 3rd century BC the Messanan Crisis motivated the intervention of the Roman Republic into Sicilian affairs, and led to the First Punic War between Rome and Carthage.
By the end of war (242 BC) all Sicily was in Roman hands, becoming Rome's first province outside of the Italian peninsula.
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 242 BC
Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Decades: 290s BC 280s BC 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC - 240s BC - 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC
The First Punic War: Battle of the Aegates Islands[?], a decisive Roman naval victory over the Carthagineans.
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