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  Encyclopedia: 3rd century BC
Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC Decades: 340s BC 330s BC 320s BC 310s BC 300s BC - 290s BC - 280s BC 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC Years: 299 BC 298 BC 297 BC 296 BC 295 BC 294 BC 293 BC 292 BC...
And, although feudalism had been legally abolished in 1806, in 19th Century Italian civil registers the presumption is still that the "profession or condition" of the father and son is the same, something which other documents prove was in fact no longer always the case.
During the reign of the Sungas, who were in power in the second century BC and reigned until the year 72 BC, a richly decorated stone railing, 88 feet in diameter, was added to enclose the mound.
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 Info and facts on '3rd century'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
(2nd century (additional info and facts about 2nd century) - 3rd century - 4th century (additional info and facts about 4th century) - other centuries (additional info and facts about other centuries))
The Sassanid (additional info and facts about Sassanid) dynasty of Persia (An empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC) launches a war to reconquer lost lands in the Roman east.
A primitive form of glasses (Optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision) were developed for a nearsighted princess in Syria (An Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization; involved in state-sponsored terrorism).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/3/3r/3rd_century.htm   (266 words)

  
 TIMELINE 3rd CENTURY page of ULTIMATE SCIENCE FICTION WEB GUIDE
Chronology of the Early Church: 3rd Century 256 "The Roman Rhine frontier shattered and the Gaul are overrun by the Franks and Alemanni confederation.
Chronology of the Early Church: 3rd Century 284 Consuls are Bassus, Carinus, Numerian, and Diocletian.
Chronology of the Early Church: 3rd Century 296 Roman-British insurgent Allectus dies, and Britain is restored to the empire.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline3.html   (7905 words)

  
 April 11: Third-century Crisis
In the mid-3rd century, the Persians reconquered Dura-Europos, invaded the eastern Roman empire, and captured the emperor Valerian.
Two third-century emperors - Gallienus and Aurelian created mobile armies with large components of elite cavalry units, and by the end of the 3rd century the commander of the imperial cavalry was one of the most powerful men in the empire.
What this meant was that by the 3rd century provincial governors could use a regional power base to seize the throne without even traveling to Italy.
www.luc.edu /faculty/ldossey/thirdcenturycrisis.htm   (2235 words)

  
 M23
The pottery retrieved from [LM23003] spanned from the 4th to the 6th century, suggesting that the construction of the road dated between the 5th and 6th centuries.
I favor the late 2nd century date based on the predominance of 1st and 2nd century pottery in the locus, while Nick favors the early third century date based on the presence of 3rd century sherds.
The pottery spanned from the 1st-5th century, but the majority of the sherds were tiny fragments of 1st/2nd century ESA ware, with only a few later sherds mixed in.
www.macalester.edu /classics/omrit/squares/m23.html   (1643 words)

  
 History of THE CHRISTIANS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By the 3rd century the Christians are also leaving extensive physical evidence, not only of their presence but also of their ideas and practices.
In the first half of the 3rd century the Christians decorate the walls of their tomb chambers with New Testament scenes and with depictions of the Eucharist, the ritual communal meal at the centre of the faith.
But it is never a policy of state until the mid-3rd century, when the emperor Decius - attempting to restore to the crumbling Roman state something of its earlier confidence - decrees that everyone shall publicly sacrifice to the Roman gods.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?groupid=196&HistoryID=aa22   (961 words)

  
 3rd century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2nd century - 3rd century - 4th century
The Sassanid dynasty of Persia launches a war to reconquer lost lands in the Roman east, 230 - 232
Emperor Valerian I is taken captive by the Persian King of Kings Shapur I, 260
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/3rd_century   (183 words)

  
 Opening the Third Century of American Federalism: Issues and Prospects
At the beginning of its third century, the condition of American federalism is best characterized as ambiguous but promising.
The twentieth century was a time in which objective conditions fostered centralization.
At the beginning of the century, urbanization had encouraged centralization; at mid-century, metropolitization helped shift government in the direction of decentralization.
www.jcpa.org /dje/articles2/amfed.htm   (4365 words)

  
 The 21st Century and the Third Millennium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is illustrated by the adoption of the birth of Christ as the initial epoch of the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
This epoch was established by the 6th century scholar Dionysius Exiguus who was compiling a table of dates of Easter.
In the 16th century Joseph Justus Scaliger tried to resolve the patchwork of historical eras by placing everything on a single system.
aa.usno.navy.mil /faq/docs/millennium.html   (723 words)

  
 3rd Century Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ TheLocalColorArtGallery.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Geometry in the 3rd century BC (from history of mathematics) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
On the basis of these advances, Greek geometry entered its golden age in the 3rd century.
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For centuries wealthy European men and women had worn furs made up into costly robes, coats, and hats and as trimming on other garments.
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 Rare 3rd century BC Tamil Brahmi inscription found   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rare 3rd century BC Tamil Brahmi inscription found
Madurai: A rare Tamil Brahmi inscription, dating back to third century BC, found engraved in a cave where early Jain monks were said to have resided, has been recently found by a epigraphists team of the Tamil Nadu Archaeology Department, at Arittapatti village, about 20 km from Madurai.
According to a Department release on September 12, the latest discovery of inscription was very close to the similar discovery made in the place in 1971.
news.indiainfo.com /2003/09/12/12inscription.html   (340 words)

  
 Antiquity Art /5th century BC 3rd century AD/
Among the other sculptural monuments, for their high quality, should be distinguished the portrait of a young woman from Odessos /2nd – 3rd century AD/, the head of Dionisius, the statue group representing playing children /from Marcianopolis 2nd – 3rd century AD/, as well as Dionisius on horseback from Odessos /2nd – 3rd century AD/.
Exceptionally beautiful are the marble heads of the health-bringing deities Asklepius and Hygia found in a sanctuary in Odessos /1st – 3rd century AD/, a child's head from Odessos /1st century BC/, a statuette of Herculais from Varna region /2nd –3rd century AD/.
The small stone plastics also represent the art of Odessos from 1st – 3rd centuries AD among which prevail the images of Apollo, Aphrodite, Cybella, Hygia, Asklepius and Artemis.
www.varna-bg.com /museums/archaeology/enexhibit/enhall16.htm   (369 words)

  
 Astronomical Papyri
Early 2nd century B.C. (by astronomical contents and dated documents written around the astronomical text).
3rd century B.C. (by hand), from the Fayum.
3rd century (by hand, compatible with astronomical data).
www.chass.utoronto.ca /~ajones/oxy/appendB.html   (1309 words)

  
 TYPES OF LITERATURE
7th century BC Lyric poetry, originally meant to be sung, occurred in varied rhythms and often expressed personal emotions and experience.
Greek philosophy from the 3rd century BC (through the 2nd century AD and beyond) was particularly concerned with ethics -- moral thinking about human life.
Speeches were recorded by lawyers and politicians from the 5th century BC onward.
www.ziplink.net /~judyplan/q3types.htm   (658 words)

  
 Guyanese gets top US honour  Luther King amrd for Ambassador Ishmael  Washington
By scoring the third-fastest century in the history of Test cricket, Shivnarine Chanderpaul did his utmost to restore the dignity of a floundering West Indian...
GEORGETOWN, Guyana: Shivnarine Chanderpaul blasted the third-fastest Test century but it was not enough to prevent Australia from seizing control on the...
Chanderpaul savaged the Australians during an afternoon counter-attack and recorded the third-fastest century in Test history off 69 balls before being trapped...
www.angelfire.com /musicals/nodallpouri/Chanderpaul.htm   (315 words)

  
 3rd century BC inscription discovered- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
3rd century BC inscription discovered- The Times of India
MADURAI: A rare Tamil Brahmi inscription, dating back to third century BC, engraved in a cave where early Jain monks were said to have resided, has been recently discovered by epigraphists of the Tamil Nadu Archaeology Department, at Arittapatti village, about 20 km from here.
According to a department release on Friday, the latest discovery of inscription was very close to one made here in 1971.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /cms.dll/html/uncomp/articleshow?msid=179977   (183 words)

  
 Category:2nd century - Simple English Wikipedia
This category is for articles and events specifically related to the 2nd century, which began in the year 101 and ended in the year 200.
Note that the year 200 is included in Category:200s in the 3rd century but is actually part of the 2nd century.
This page was last changed at 01:28, 14 November 2005.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:2nd_century   (82 words)

  
 Roman Knives
1st - 3rd Century A.D. Comments: This is a Roman iron folding type knife from the 1st - 3rd century A.D. The knife still has a single rivet which was used for attachment to a swiveling handle which is now lost to time and the elements.
The ring which would have been used as a suspension loop is still in place in the end hole.
1st - 3rd Century A.D. Comments: This is a Roman iron folding type knife from the 1st - 3rd century A.D. The knife is missing the single rivet which would have been in the first hole and used for attachment to a swiveling handle which is now lost to time and the elements as well.
www.romancoinsonline.com /roman_knives.htm   (336 words)

  
 2nd Century B.C.E.
The 3rd century B.C.E., was a period in which Rome consolidated its control of the Italian peninsula, was tested as a geopolitical power in its contests with Carthage, and aquired its first overseas provinces.
After much diplomatic manouevering, the 3rd Macedonian war was declared in 171 BCE.
They took to "purging" the leadership class of cities they felt had strayed too far from the fold, and installing local politicans who were loyal to Rome.
abacus.bates.edu /~mimber/Rciv/2nd.cen.htm   (1167 words)

  
 Triumph of the Church - 3rd Century - Catholic Truth Publications
MILLENARIANS: Advocates of an old heresy that was revived by Nipos (Nepos), Bishop of Egypt during the third century.
His energy in defending the doctrines of this sect nearly brought about a schism in the Church, but unity was preserved by the prudent and moderate policy of Dionysius, Bishop of Alexandria.
The duration of this glorious reign of Christ with His Saints on earth is frequently given as 1000 years.
www.cathtruth.com /centuries/3rdcent.htm   (816 words)

  
 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.
You are here: Online Encyclopedia > 3rd century BC
3rd century BC 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - other centuries)
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /3/3r/3rd_century_bc.html   (143 words)

  
 Ancient Art Antiquities B.C. Galleries Antiquities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The coin is set in 14 carat gold and attached to a gold-plated silver loop, to be worn as a necklace.
Set as a pendant in modern 18 ct gold, with gold chain.
A Hellenistic carnelian ring intaglio depicting a mythical hybrid creature with the tail of a fish, forepart of a horse and head of a griffin.
www.bcgalleries.com.au /servlet/ads?cd=15&pl=0   (203 words)

  
 elo gallery
This nice glass head was the former part of the handle of a large glass vessel.
This 'later' type tile (Latin terminology for this type of quadrangular tile) is stamped with the legionary mark: LEG XIIII GMVI (Legio XIIII Legio Martia Victrix) and was found in Carnuntum.
Wonderful work of the Cologne glass manufacturers in the late 3rd century A.C., $750 estimate.
www.edgarlowen.com /a48ar.html   (1400 words)

  
 Christian Connections-Cyriac FHP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
- In the 3rd century A.D. and its connection to Saint Laurence, the marytr who converted Rome.
Inscriptions found in 3rd century Rome and elsewhere.
prominent family with that name that seemingly disappeared coincident with the destruction of all things Christian at the beginning of the 4th century.
jamrent.50megs.com /c/cl3.htm   (363 words)

  
 Kofun Period (ca. 3rd century-538 A.D.) | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The practice of building sepulchral mounds and burying treasures with the dead was transmitted to Japan from the Asian continent about the third century A.D. In the late fourth and fifth century, mounds of monumental proportions were built in great numbers, symbolizing the increasingly unified power of the government.
In the late fifth century, power fell to the Yamato clan, which won control over much of Honshu island and the northern half of Kyushu and eventually established Japan's imperial line.
Green glaze, evolving from the appearance of natural ash glaze that resulted from accidental effects inside the kiln, was intentionally applied to ceremonial objects beginning in the second half of the seventh century.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/hd/kofu/hd_kofu.htm   (470 words)

  
 The Hutchinson Dictionary of Music: Cecilia, St (lived 2nd or 3rd century AD)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Hutchinson Dictionary of Music: Cecilia, St (lived 2nd or 3rd century AD)@ HighBeam Research
Cecilia, St (lived 2nd or 3rd century AD)
She was martyred in Rome in the 2nd or 3rd century, and is said to have sung hymns while undergoing...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:28907769&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (163 words)

  
 Site May Be 3rd-Century Place of Christian Worship
Judging by the age of broken pottery discovered on the floor, the distinctive mosaic style, inscriptions citing Jesus and the apparent pre-Byzantine design of the building, state archaeologists said the structure was most likely a public place of Christian worship that dates to the mid-3rd or early 4th century.
By the 4th century, it was a city of some size known as Maximianopolis.
But archaeologists say the second half of the 3rd century, when the building might have been erected, was probably a relatively open time to be Christian.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/06/AR2005110600478.html?nav=rss_world/mideast   (1385 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Terrorism in the 21st Century (3rd Edition): Books: Cindy C. Combs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Using clear, careful explanations of concepts and case studies of real events (including Sept. 11), it makes this multidimensional, complex and emotionally-tinged phenomena accessible and understandable to those with no scholarly background in the subject.
It 1) examines the known facets of contemporary terrorism—explaining what terrorism is, who carries it out, and how terrorist acts are committed; 2) analyzes the laws and special forces which nations within the international community have created to meet this challenge; and 3) predicts forthcoming patterns of terrorism in the new century.
Cindy Combs's "Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century" is generally a well-written text.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0130975192?v=glance   (1698 words)

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