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  Roman Empire: 509 BC-AD 1453
The Roman Republic: 509-31 B.C. 753 BC: Traditional date for the founding of Rome.
390 BC: Rome is sacked by Gauls and rebuilt.
146 BC: Third Punic War and the conquest of Greece.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/Mediterranean/Rome.html   (66 words)

 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Babylon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 689 BC its walls, temples and palaces were razed to the ground and the rubbish thrown into the Arakhtu, the canal which bordered the earlier Babylon on the south.
In 331 BC The Persian king Darius III was defeated by the forces of the Macedonian ruler Alexander the Great at the battle of Gaugamela, and in October Babylon saw its invasion and occupation.
A tablet dated 275 BC states that the inhabitants of Babylon were transported to Seleucia, where a palace was built as well as a temple to which the ancient name of E-Saggila was given.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref/index.php?title=Babylon   (1493 words)

 Roman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The traditional origin of the Roman Republic is dated in 509 BC as a result of a revolution against the outrageous behavior of the last kings of the monarchy at Rome.
In 83 BC he returned to Italy and after a 1-year civil war he regained control of Rome and had himself appointed dictator for the purpose of reconstructing the Republic.
On March 15, 44 BC, Caesar entered the Senate and was stabbed to death in an attempt to end his ambition and restore the Republic.
www.iserv.net /~cjsalpha/wargames/roman.htm   (1375 words)

 Taranto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Taranto was founded in about 708 BC by Spartan immigrants, and became a sovereign city of Magna Graecia, the Greek colonies in Southern Italy.
In 367 BC Carthage and the Etruscans made a pact to counter Tarentum.
In 343 BC Tarentum appealed for aid against the barbarian to its mother city Sparta in the face of aggression by the Bruttian League.
www.theezine.net /t/taranto.html   (549 words)

 270s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Decades: 320s BC 310s BC 300s BC 290s BC 280s BC - 270s BC - 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC
Years: 279 BC 278 BC 277 BC 276 BC 275 BC 274 BC 273 BC 272 BC 271 BC 270 BC
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 Phokians, 668-450 BC (I/52h), 450-275 BC (II/5f)
Phokaeans, Phocians), lay north of Boeotia and Thebes and was bounded by Locris and Aetolia to the west and Thessalia to the north.
During this period, Delphi was liberated from Phokian control by Kleistehenes of Sikyon (585 BC) and the famous Oracle and surroundings were established as an independent city.
In 356 BC, the Theban-dominated Amphictionic League imposed a large fine on Phokia for cultivating the Delphic territory of Cirrha.
www.fanaticus.org /DBA/armies/I52h.html   (2449 words)

 The Official Age of Empires Expansion: The Rise of Rome
In 277 BC, Antigonos Gonatas (a descendent of Antigonos, one of Alexander's generals) became king of the Greek Kingdom of Macedonia and established the ruling Antigonid dynasty, which reigned until its conquest by the Romans.
During the 3rd century BC, Pyrrhus came to the aid of the Greek colonies in southern Italy and Sicily that were fighting the Romans in Italy.
By 202 BC, the kingdom of Macedonia was struggling to maintain control of the city-states of the Greek Peninsula, which were joining together in rebellion.
www.microsoft.com /games/aoeexpansion/features_civilization_macedonian.htm   (500 words)

 Articles - Antiochus I Soter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
"Saviour") (324/​323-​262/​261 BC was an emperor of the Seleucid dynasty.
At the end of 275 BC the question of Coele-Syria, which had been open between the houses of Seleucus and Ptolemy since the partition of 301 BC, led to hostilities (the "First Syrian War").
His eldest son Seleucus, who had ruled in the east as viceroy from 275 BC(?) till 268/267 BC, was put to death in that year by his father on the charge of rebellion.
www.gaple.com /articles/Antiochus_I?mySession=cf565cd650f65639a1e5aa6e55dfff1e   (442 words)

 Articles - Fabius Maximus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
275 BC-203 BC), called Cunctator (the Delayer;), was a Roman politician and soldier, born in Rome around 275 BC and died in Rome in 203 BC.
He served twice as consul and censor and in 218 BC he took part in the embassy to Carthage.
The Senate named him dictator in 217 BC after the disaster at the Battle of Lake Trasimene in June of that year; this was unusual, as dictators were usually elected by the consuls.
lastring.com /articles/Fabius_Maximus?mySession=b73b2a1e5cd902185fb6...   (668 words)

 Chronology of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
753 B.C. - (This is a traditional date accepted by ancient historians, but for which there is no certain evidence.) Rome was allegedly founded on 21 April by Romulus (in myth a descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas), who later killed his twin brother, Remus, in a quarrel.
58—51 BC - Caesar's conquest of all of Gaul.
53 BC - The Parthians defeat a Roman army at the battle of Carrhae in which Crassus was killed.
www.personal.kent.edu /~bkharvey/roman/sources/repchron.htm   (1004 words)

 Seleucid dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Seleucid kingdom dated its beginning from 312 BC when Seleucus I Nicator seized Babylon in his own name; but his empire was not really established until Antigonus I was defeated at Ipsus in 301 BC, and Asia Minor was not included until Lysimachus was eliminated in Lydia in 281 BC.
In the treaty of Apamea in 188 BC Scipio imposed the same conditions, demanded twenty hostages including his son Antiochus, a reduction of ships to twelve, and payment to Rome for the cost of the war totaling 15,000 talents over the next twelve years.
In 183 BC Pharnaces I, who according to Polybius surpassed all previous kings in his contempt for the laws, attacked Sinope, then took Tium in Bithynia and invaded Galatia.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /seleucid-dynasty.htm   (1673 words)

 Pyrrhic (DBA 43)
In early 280 BC, preceded by his general Milo with a 3,000 man detachment, Pyrrhus embarked an army of 20,000 foot, 3,000 horse, 2,000 archers, 500 slingers and 20 elephants, which was widely scattered by a storm.
He dictated terms of peace, which were rejected by the Roman Senate, prompting Pyrrhus to march on the city of Rome, approaching to within 24 miles before its fortifications and the approach of winter prompted him to retire to Tarentum.
In 275 BC, Pyrrhus launched his final campaign against the Romans in Italy, engaging the army of consul Curius Dentatus near Beneventum.
www.fanaticus.org /DBA/armies/dba43.html   (1661 words)

 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2002.11.23
Now he brings all of the documentation pertaining to the time span between about 270 and 108 BC together in a single volume, which has been eagerly awaited by scholars in the field.
True, scholars have generally assumed that the town was named Epiphaneia after Antiochos IV (175-164 BC), the first Seleucid king to take Epiphanes as an epithet, because Eusebius Hieronymus states (Hebraicae Quaestiones in Genesim X 15-18) that the Syrian name Hamat was replaced by the Greek name Epiphaneia.
The two earliest coins found on the tell were struck by Antiochos II (261-246 BC) and Seleukos III (226-223), cf.Thomsen 1986, 59.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /bmcr/2002/2002-11-23.html   (1825 words)

 Babylon on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
One of the most important cities of the ancient Middle East, it was on the Euphrates River and was north of the cities that flourished in S Mesopotamia in the 3d millennium BC It became important when Hammurabi made it the capital of his kingdom of Babylonia.
The city was destroyed (c.689 BC) by the Assyrians under Sennacherib, and its real spendor belongs to the later period of Babylonia after the city was rebuilt.
In 275 BC its inhabitants were removed to Seleucia, which replaced Babylon as a commercial center.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/Babylon.asp   (873 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first." Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC) "Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous." Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC) "The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody.
Your grown up children are your best friends." Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC) "Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person." Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC) "Education is the best friend.
Education beats the beauty and the youth." Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC) The kingdom of darkness is too vast, even all the light from thousands of stars is not enough to destroy it.
www.it.iitb.ac.in /~gumma/inspire/quotes_by_chanakya.txt   (366 words)

 Antiochos and the Elephants - 275 BCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Antiochos and the Elephants 275 BC by Luke Ashworth
In 280 BC Seleukos I Nicator, founder of the Seleukid ruling house, was murdered as he crossed into Europe to claim the throne of Macedonia.
In 276 BC Antiochos defeated Ptolemy in southern Syria.
www.wargamer.com /greatbattles/antiochos.asp   (876 words)

 Ancient Nubia -- Map and History - 25th Dynasty Egypt
Taharqa's twenty six year reign (690-664 BC) stands out from any other in the Third Intermediate Period by the extent of the building program he implemented in the first sixteen years of his reign, and the extent of the fighting with the Assyrians in the later years.
By 653 BC, Nubian 25th Dynasty dominance of Egypt was at an end, and also the old dynastic culture that the Nubians tried to restore.
Nubian dignitaries in the Tomb of Huy, 1320 BC
www.homestead.com /wysinger/mapofnubia.html   (3015 words)

 Galatia --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Invited from Europe to participate in a Bithynian civil war (278 BC), the Gallic horde plagued western Anatolia until checked by the Seleucid king Antiochus I at the so-called Elephant Battle...
Continental Celtic is the generic name for the languages spoken by the people known to classical writers as Keltoi and Galatae; at various times during a period of roughly 1,000 years (approximately 500 BC–AD 500), they occupied an area that stretched from Gaul to Iberia in the south and Galatia in the east.
By 500 BC they were living in northeastern France, southwestern Germany, and Bohemia.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9035846?tocId=9035846   (476 words)

 Time Line
560 BC The temples of Diana, Fortuna and Mater Matuta are built.
497-451 BC Temples of Saturnus, Ceres, Castor, Apollo are built.
390 BC Rome is plundered by the Gauls and rebuilt.
www.mce.k12tn.net /ancient_rome/time_line.htm   (195 words)

During the 3rd century B.C. coinage of Bosporus suffered through an extended monetary crisis.
An intense issue of copper coins started, with frequent change in types and a sharp drop in weight, widespread use of re-coining of older issues with newer types or countermarking them.
During the period of their issue, their weight had fallen from 8 grams to 1 gram.
www.geocities.com /new11world/Ancient.html   (381 words)

 Hiero II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When veteran mercenaries who helped him seize power became unruly and disruptive, he led them into a battle in which they were cut to pieces by the enemy after he held back his reserves of Syracusan citizens.
rom 278 to 275 BC he fought under Pyrrhus, king of Epirus, against the Roman invaders of Sicily, and after the departure of Pyrrhus in 275 BC he was chosen commander of the Syracusan army.
in 270 BC resulted in his election as tyrant by the grateful citizens of Syracuse.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /hiero-II.htm   (1979 words)

B.C., AE18, Obv: Female head right, Rx: legend on each side of Athena advancing left w/shield and spear, obv.
ca 275 BC, AE20, Obv: head of beardless Satyr in wreath left, but the star counterstamp is punched on the obverse of the coin, Rx: lion's head left, legend on its left, above and N on it's right, the bow in case is punched into the die, 5.6g, VF+, similar to Anokh 130
ca 275 BC AE20, the letter II punched on obverse and the star is punched on Rx of the coin, 5.1g, VF+, sim.
www.rustypennies.com /catalog/thrace.html   (431 words)

 Ancient History Timeline: 500-1 BC - History for Kids!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Around 500 BC, the city-states of Italy and Greece began experimenting with governmental forms.
During the 300's BC, Greece was taken over by Macedonians from the north.
In the 200's BC the Romans took over the Phoenician colonies in the southern Mediterranean, and then during the 100's they were able to take over the kingdoms of West Asia and Egypt as well.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/timelines/500bc.htm   (363 words)

 noon1.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Apparently Aristotle in the fourth century BC was convinced of the sphericity of the earth, because he observed the earth's shadow on the moon during a lunar eclipse.
Less scholarly people like sailors also thought the world may be round because they observed ships as they approach the horizon.
At least not until a curious and ingenious librarian named Eratosthenes (275-194 BC) discovered a remarkably simple method for measuring the circumference of the earth.
k12science.stevens-tech.edu /noonday/noon.html   (105 words)

 outline 21
Polybius (1.1.5): For who is so useless or indolent as not to wish to know by what means and under what system the Romans in less than fifty-three years (200-146 BC) have succeeded in subjecting nearly the whole inhabited world to their sole government-- a thing unique in history?
224 BC reestablished the Hellenic League of Philip II Philip V (r.
148 BC is crushed by Quintus Caecilius Metellus
www.utexas.edu /courses/macedonia/outline_21.htm   (281 words)

 Malter Galleries Past Auctions
Eastern Celts, mid 2nd – mid 1st Century BC.
AR Tetradrachm of 100 – 90 BC, struck with Spalahores as Viceroy.
AR Drachm of 90 – 65 BC, struck with Spalagadames as Viceroy.
www.maltergalleries.com /archives/auction04/851_a.html   (4444 words)

 Ancient Greek Coins
BC, AE 13, Obv: One of Katanean brothers advancing left carrying his father, Rx: The other brother advancing left, carrying his mother in both arms, dark patina, VF-XF, S 1079
374-356 BC, AR stater, Obv: Aphrodite enthroned left, feet on stool, holding phiale over circular altar before her, Eros standing left holding branch behind her head, Rev: Dionysos standing left, holding a vine-branch with grapes and a thyrsos, behind legend in lower left field, abt.
BC, AR 3/4 obol, Baal seated left, holding corn ear with bunch ogf grapes and scepter.
www.rustypennies.com /catalog/greek_coins.html   (1858 words)

 A timeline of the Roman empire
189 BC : Antiochus III, king of the Seleucids, is defeated at the battle of Magnesia and surrenders his possessions in Europe and Asia Minor
149 BC : Roma conquers Greece with the battle of Corinth (and destroys Corinth)
13 BC : Augustus expands the borders to the region of the Danube
www.scaruffi.com /politics/romans.html   (2232 words)

 WildWinds DataBank, Roman Coins Index by Sear RCV [1988] Number
Roman Republic, Quadrigatus-Didrachm, 215-213 BC, at the time of the 2nd Punic War.
Anonymous, AE uncia, (10.85g) 217-215 BC, Helmeted head of Roma left, pellet behind.
Anonymous AE quadrans, (16.75g) 215-212 BC, Head of Hercules in lion skin right, three pellets behind.
www.wildwinds.com /coins/sear/i.html   (9431 words)

 SC Wrestling Results mid-January 2004
Zach Johnson, 9-3; 130 -- Alvin Simmons (BC) def.
Greene, 11-6; 215 -- RH won by forfeit; 275 -- Holmquist (BHS) pinned Clifton, 3rd.
Thomas Dinwoodie, 7-5; 160 -- Adam Lypton (FD) pinned Rashaud Singleton, 2nd; 171 -- FD won by forfeit; 189 -- BC won by forfeit; 215 -- FD won by forfeit; 275 -- Craig LaChance (FD) pinned Ross Holmquist, 3rd.
www.scmat.com /Januarymid2004.htm   (1182 words)

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