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Herod Archelaus,4 BCE to 6 CE, prutah, AE, 2.2g, 9/16" dia.,O: Bunch of grapes on vine with small leaf on left; above "Herod" in Greek R: Tall helmet with crest and cheek straps viewed from front, caduceus below, below "ethnarch" in Greek (Similar helmet on Seleucid Tryphon (142 to 138 BCE) coin.)
Herod Antipas, 4 BCE to 40 CE 4 BCE to 40 CE AE 19.
Herod Phillip, 4 BCE to 34 CE Herod Philip, 4 B.C.E.-34 C.E. Meshorer 5, AE 18.
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 Hyrcanus II Information
This, however, was restored to him by Gaius Julius Cæsar, who made him ethnarch (47 BCE); but Hyrcanus left all authority in the hands of Antipater, who used it for the promotion of the interests of his own house.
Indeed, Hyrcanus' incapacity and weakness were so manifest that, while he was defending Herod (whom he had previously saved from the hands of the Sanhedrin) before Mark Antony, the latter stripped him of his nominal political authority and of his title of ethnarch, and bestowed them upon the accused.
By the help of the Parthians, Antigonus the Hasmonean, Aristobulus' son, was proclaimed king and high priest, and Hyrcanus was seized and carried to Babylonia, after being made permanently ineligible for the office of high priest by the loss of his ears (according to Josephus, Antigonus bit Hyrcanus' ears off).
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Hyrcanus_II   (939 words)

 Kingdom of Herod Map (30 BCE to 70 CE)
King Herod, of Edomite extraction, was king of Israel from 40 BCE to 4 BCE.
When Augustus became the Roman Caesar in the year 30 BCE, Herod convinced him of his loyalty, and Augustus rewarded him by adding Jericho, the coastal region south of Dor and the region east of the Sea of Galilee.
In 23 BCE, he was given the Bashan, Horen, and Tarchon regions, and three years later, the Golan Heights.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/History/herodmap.html   (106 words)

 Woodbridge and BCE Announce New Ownership Structure for Bell Globemedia
BCE will continue to be an important shareholder, with 20 percent, down from 68.5 percent.
BCE and Woodbridge said filings to commence the review process are expected to be made promptly and a decision is anticipated in 2006.
BCE Call with Financial Analysts BCE will hold a teleconference for financial analysts to discuss this transaction on Friday, December 2, 2005 beginning at 8:45 am (Eastern).
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 King Herod the Great
Herod (73-4 BCE) was the pro-Roman king of the small Jewish state in the last decades before the common era.
Herod was born 73 BCE as the son of a man from Idumea named Antipater and a woman named Cyprus, the daughter of an Arabian sheik.
In 40, Hyrcanus was taken prisoner and brought to the Parthian capital Babylon; Antigonus became king in his place; Phasael committed suicide.
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Chapters 40 to 55 were composed in the 6th century, probably by an unknown Jewish exile in Babalonia, often referred to as 2nd Isaiah.
Rabbis were concerned, particularly with chapters 40 to 48.
Daniel: In 605 BCE, when Daniel was a teenager and a member of the Jewish royalty or nobility, he was captured and taken into captivity by the Babylonian army.
www.religioustolerance.org /chr_otb4.htm   (999 words)

 Energy Time Line - Year 700,000 BCE to 1000 BCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
This layer has sometimes been viewed as earliest known evidence of fire used by hominids in Europe, although it cannot be established that it is not the result of naturally caused fires.
At first they were rowed, but later square sails were added (circa -3,000 BCE) that would move them when the wind was from the stern.
Chinese were probably the first to distill alcohol directly from a fermented (rice) liquor around 800 BCE By the year 500 C.E., distillation technology had advanced to the point where relatively pure forms of alcohol were used in cosmetics, perfumes and medicines.
www.energyquest.ca.gov /time_machine/700000bce-1000bce.html   (697 words)

 Olympians: Vase Representations
On this Attic red figure Nolan amphora (Boston 10.184; early classical [470 bce]) he is shown pursuing Ganymede; transcript of pursuit; and on this Attic red figure kylix (Malibu 84.AE.569; late archaic [480 bce]) Ganymede is shown serving as cupbearer to Zeus.
On this Attic red figure hydria of the early classical period (480-40 bce), Triptolemus is seated in his chariot and Demeter pours a libation for him; to his left is Persephone, and Hekate is depicted on the right behind Demeter (London E 183).
On this Attic fl figure hydria of the archaic period (430-520 bce) Apollo stands in the center, playing his lyre, and faces his mother Leto; Artemis is behind him, and Hermes is on the far left; Poseidon is on the far right; Toledo 1956.70.
mkatz.web.wesleyan.edu /cciv110x/hesiod/cciv110.olympians.html   (2319 words)

 Pompey-Jerusalem through Coins
Marcus Scaurus, General under Pompey, was sent by Pompey to Judaea and intervened in the siege of Jerusalem after receiving a large payment from Aristobulus II, he forced Hyrcanus and Aretas to withdraw.
When Pompey conquered Judaea and Jerusalem in 63 BCE he entered the Temple and the Holy of Holies thereby desecrating the Temple, though he did not touch any of the sacred items.
In 55 BCE Crassus was slain in Syria.
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 The Handbook of Biblical Numismatics
After the death of Antiochus VII in 129 BCE, John Hyrcanus achieved the complete independence of Judaea, and greatly expanded his kingdom through conquests of Idumaea, Samaria, and parts of Transjordan and the Galilee.
Under Aristobulus' brother, Alexander Jannaeus, the Jewish kingdom reached its zenith, stretching from Panias to Beer-Sheba, from the Mediterranean coast to the east bank of the Jordan (Transjordan).
After Roman General Pompey annexed the entire Hellinistic East, he captured Jerusalem and dismantled much of the Jewish kingdom, leaving only Judaea, Samaria, the Galilee and Peraea (Transjordan) as a puppet state under Hyrcanus II; Antipater, father of Herod the Great, was made de facto ruler by Julius Caesar.
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Alexander Jannaeus103-76 BCE was the first of the Hasmonean high priest denote himself as king on his coins.
In 40 BCE, his nephew Mattathias Antigonus with the help of Partian invaders disfigured him by cutting off his ears thus disqualifying him to be High priest.
Mattathias Antigonus ruled part of Judaea between 40-37 B.C.E. Mattathias Antigonos was son of Aristobulus II, nephew of John Hyrcanus II and great-great-grandnephew of Judah Maccabee.
worldcoincatalog.com /AC/C4/Judah/03JudaeaHasmonaeanRule/JudaeaHasmonaeanRule.htm   (714 words)

 Herod the Great   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Herod the Great, also known as Herod, son of Antipater, was the Roman-appointed King of Judaea from 40 BCE to his death in 4 BCE.
Although not of priestly stock like past Judaean rulers, he did consider himself to be Jewish despite his Idumaean heritage (1, p.148).
His great skill in appeasing both his Jewish subjects and his Roman superiors is demonstrated by the relatively neutral imagery of his coinage.
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 The Dead Sea Scrolls--The Damascus Document
During the 40 year period after Onias' death, from the death of Aleimas, 159 BCE, to the election of Jonathon, 152 BCE, the position of High Priest remained vacant.
If it is assumed the conquest took place about 597 BCE the date referred to could be either 207 BCE or 987 BCE.
When the Philistines sacked Shiloh (c 1080 BCE) they took with them the Ark of the Covenant as part of their booty.
www.thescrollsandthesect.com /damascusdocument.htm   (1772 words)

 Chronofile: BCE Section-03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
This is to say, a great many of the Triassic and other tough-skinned or shelled reptilian species may have had a few common ancestors from the Ordovician gamma-ray storm survivors.
(See entry for 440-450,000,000 BCE) Recent detailed analysis of some of the preserved triassic reptile fossil nests has also led paleontologist to think that at least some of these ancient reptiles may have also had certain mammalian characteristics that are difficult to discern from the fossil evidence alone.
Other extinct crocodilians, discovered in 1997-2000 and dated to around 110 mya in sub-Saharan Africa, such as the 'Supercroc' or Sarcosuchus imperato are known to have been more than 40 feet long (12-meters long) and weighing around ten tons.
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Livia was born in 59 or 58 BCE.
She gave birth to her first son, Tiberius, in 42 BCE, and by 40 BCE the family had fled from Rome to the protection of Mark Antony.
They soon returned to Rome, however, and by 38 BCE we find a pregnant Livia divorcing her husband to marry Octavian, himself newly divorced from his first wife Scribonia, who had just given birth to their daughter, Julia.
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1550/1540/1530 BCE to the Egyptians, who are understood to have destroyed it in the course of their conquest of Canaan, upon the heels of the Hyksos expulsion.
If Iron Age Jericho is no older than the extensive 7th century BCE ruins found at `Ein es-Sultan, then a period of 100/200 years would have had to have elapsed allowing the national memory to forget when Jericho had been rebuilt.
It is unlikely that the Heil the Bethelite narrative was composed in the 8/7th century BCE when the national memory would remember the correct foundation date of the city.
prophetess.lstc.edu /~rklein/Documents/dating.htm   (1555 words)

In 40 BCE, Octavian was so desperate that he had to make a pact with Sextus Pompey, he divorced Claudia and married Scribonia, who was much older than him, but an aunt of Sextus Pompey’s wife.
In 39 BCE, the triumvirs met Pompey at Misenum and officially gave him Sicily and Sardinia as well as Corsica and the Peloponnesus and promised him positions of honor such as the consulship.
In 39 BCE, Pompey, who was upset at not having been given the Peloponnesus yet and in general feeling slighted, resumed blockading Italy.
www.mtholyoke.edu /~kfrost/Brundisium.shtml   (371 words)

Canaan after 1540 BCE became the vassal of Egypt, subject to tribute, and her peoples were hauled off to Egypt to serve as slaves building the mighty monuments of the glorious New Kingdom Era.
I have argued it was composed in the Exile, circa 560 BCE.
1540-1140 BCE are ENMESHED and fused with the Iron I post-Ramesside settlements of Canaan.
www.bibleorigins.net /Exodus1540BCHyksos.html   (9533 words)

At the age of 15 or 16, she was married to Tiberius Claudius Nero, who was an opponent of the young Octavian.
She gave birth to her first son, Tiberius in 42 BCE and by 40 BCE, the family fled Rome to the protection of Mark Antony, specifically to Antony’s brother L. Antonius and then, after the fall of Perusia in 40, fled to Sicily where Sextus Pompey as attracting the remnants of Rome’s upper class.
In 9 BCE a second statue followed, on the surface, to console her on the recent death of her son Drusus and to call attention to her as a mother of important sons.
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 Lucius Munatius Plancus at AllExperts
15 BCE) was a Roman senator, consul in 42 BCE, and censor in 22 BCE with Aemilius Lepidus Paullus.
Along with Talleyrand eighteen centuries later, he is one of the classic historical examples of men who have managed to survive very dangerous circumstances by constantly shifting their allegiances.
During Mark Antony's expedition to Armenia and Parthia, to avenge Crassus' death, he was proconsul of Syria.
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 Maresha Dig Background
In 40 BCE the Parthians devastated completely the "strong city", after which it was never rebuilt.
It was erected in mid-third century BCE and was continually occupied until the final destruction of the city.
One tomb in the southwestern necropolis was excavated in 1989 by Kloner; Greek inscriptions and pottery assemblages date it to the third and second centuries BCE as well.
www.cobb.msstate.edu /dig/maresha/background.html   (878 words)

 ArtLex on Roman art
The date of the Laocoön is controversial, some scholars arguing for the late second century BCE, others for c.
Augustus of Primaporta, early 1st century CE after a bronze of the 1st century BCE, marble.
The Roman emperor Gaius, more commonly known by his nickname Caligula, ruled from A.D. 37 to 41 and was extremely unpopular.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/r/roman.html   (1046 words)

 Rome: Shaw's Outline of Ancient History
Marius served in 90 BCE as legate under Rutilius Lupus the consul.
And as for Sulla, all his friends were put to death, his house was razed to the ground, his property was declared forfeit and he was declared an enemy of the state.
Battle of the Colline Gate 1st November 82 BCE [Appian I.80-96] Praeneste surrendered and Marius II had his head hung in the forum.
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 Re: orion C14 on 63 BCE
But it is not quite so simple as assuming C14 excludes 63 BCE and closing the case.
Therefore the 63 BCE proposal of Ian on this list, which I thought was a good one, seems excluded.
This would be just enough to put the 63 BCE date back into business as a possibility.
orion.mscc.huji.ac.il /orion/archives/1997b/msg00247.html   (394 words)

 APA Abstract on Vergilian Violence
Herod's coinage, therefore, is one aspect of his larger propaganda program, which sought to solidify his claim to the throne of Judaea.
Further, Herod consciously connected himself with the Hasmonean dynasty, in particular, with the family of Hyrcanus II (67, 63-40 bce), both by marrying Hyrcanus' granddaughter, Mariamme, and by bringing him back from exile and appointing Mariamme's brother, Aristobulus, High Priest.
This coin type appeared on the majority of coins struck during the reigns of John Hyrcanus I (134-104 bce) and Aristobulus I (104-103 bce).
www.apaclassics.org /AnnualMeeting/05mtg/abstracts/marshak.html   (549 words)

 Livia Augusta
She gave birth to her first son, Tiberius in 42 BCE and by 40 BCE, the family fled Rome to the protection of Mark Antony, specifically to Antony’s brother L. Antonius and then, after the fall of Perusia in 40, fled to Sicily where Sextus Pompey as attracting the remnants of Rome’s upper class.
In 9 BCE a second statue followed, on the surface, to console her on the recent death of her son Drusus and to call attention to her as a mother of important sons.
At the same time, she was given the ius liberorum, the collection of rights given to the mothers of four sons.
www.ancientworlds.net /aw/Article/418644   (1889 words)

 Expression of the Inwardly Rectifying K+ Channel Kir2.1 in Native Bovine Corneal Endothelial Cells -- Yang et al. 44 ...
Total RNA isolated from native BCE cells was treated with DNase I, then reverse transcribed with random decamers.
(A) Whole-cell lysates (40 µg/lane) from native BCE (A, lanes 1, 2) were subjected to a 4% to 20% SDS-PAGE, transferred to nitrocellulose membranes, and immunoblotted with anti-Kir2.1 antibody (lane 1) and anti-Kir2.1 antibody preabsorbed with synthetic peptide (lane 2).
Ba depolarizes the membrane potential of native BCE cells in a concentration-dependent manner.
www.iovs.org /cgi/content/full/44/8/3511   (5151 words)

 Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Rome
The Landings of Caesar in Britain, 55 and 54 BCE [At Athenapub]
Horace (65-8 BCE): Secular hymn, and Vergil (70-19 BCE): Aeneid, VI.ii.789-800, 847-853.
A Roman Harvest Sacrifice, from Cato, On Agriculture 134, 160 BCE [At enteract.com]
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/asbook09.html   (3504 words)

 HolyLandNetwork - Jerusalem - History
It was to be ruled by a succession of twenty kings from 979 BCE to 586 BCE.
Seventy-one years later (445 BCE) In 539 BCE, Cyrus, king of Persia issued a proclamation to rebuild the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, a total of 42,360 people returned to Jerusalem and Judah to help rebuild the Temple, not including male and female servants and the musicians.
In 40 BCE the Romans being the super power of that time dispatched an army of 30,000 infantry and 6,000 cavalry to take Jerusalem.
www.holylandnetwork.com /jerusalem/history.htm   (1020 words)

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