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  Eurymedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 428 BC he was sent by the Athenians to intercept the Peloponnesian fleet which was on the way to attack Corcyra.
On his arrival, finding that Nicostratus, with a small squadron from Naupactus, had already placed the island in security, he took the command of the combined fleet, which, owing to the absence of the enemy, had no chance of distinguishing itself.
In the following summer, in joint command of the land forces, he ravaged the district of Tanagra; and in 425 he was appointed, with Sophocles, the son of Sostratides, to the command of an expedition destined for Sicily.
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 Herodotus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Respect for his accuracy has increased in the last half century, however, and he is now recognized not only as a pioneer in history but in ethnography and anthropology as well.
The Histories end with the year 479 B.C., when the Persian invaders were wiped out at the Battle of Plataea and the frontier of the Persian Empire receded to the Aegean coastline of Asia Minor.
As to Herodotus's life, we know that he was exiled from Halicarnassus after his involvement in an unsuccessful putsch against the ruling dynasty, and he withdrew to the island of Samos.
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 Herodotus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He is famous for his writings on the conflict between Greece and Persia, as well as the descriptions he wrote of different places and people he met on his travels.
Published between 430 BC and 424 BC, The Histories were divided by later editors into nine books, named after the Muses.
The first six books end with the defeat of the Persians in 490 BC at the Battle of Marathon, which was the first setback to their imperial progress.
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 MSN Encarta - Aristophanes
The Knights (424 bc), the first of the plays of Aristophanes to be presented under his own name, is a devastating satire about Athenian politician and military leader Cleon, champion of the democratic forces and leader of the war party.
The Birds (414 bc) is a fantasy in which an Athenian persuades the birds to build a city in the clouds and then imposes his own terms on the gods.
Ecclesiazusa (393 bc) is a satire on the idea of communal ownership of property, and Plutus (388 bc) reduced to absurdity the concept of redistribution of wealth in Athens.
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 Artaxerxes I - Encyclopedia.com
425 BC, king of ancient Persia (464-425 BC), of the dynasty of the Achaemenis.
Artaxerxes is the Greek form of "Ardashir the Persian." He succeeded his father, Xerxes I, in whose assassination he had no part.
The revolt of Egypt, aided by the Athenians, was put down (c.455 BC) after years of fighting, and Bactria was pacified.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > 425 BC
Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Decades: 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC - 420s BC - 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC 370s BC
Years: 430 BC 429 BC 428 BC 427 BC 426 BC - 425 BC - 424 BC 423 BC 422 BC 421 BC 420 BC
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 MSN Encarta - Herodotus
Herodotus (484?-425 bc), Greek historian, known as the father of history, born in Halicarnassus (now Bodrum, Turkey).
The direction and extent of his travels are not precisely known, but they provided him with valuable firsthand knowledge of virtually the entire ancient Middle East.
About 447 bc he went to Athens, then the center and focus of culture in the Greek world, where he won the admiration of the most illustrious men of Greece, including the great Athenian statesman Pericles.
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 Herodotus: 485-425 BC
His great work, The Histories, is the story of the war between the huge Persian empire and the much smaller Greek city-states.
While its focus is the Persian Wars, the book covers the entire Eastern Mediterranean world from the time of the Lydian Empire (ca.
In the course of telling this story and reflecting this sense of inquiry, he also takes time to tell us about the customs of the Egyptian, the Hittites, and most of the peoples the Greeks would have come into contact with.
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 ARCL2001: Lecture 17
Small children were often inhumed in clay vases buried in the earth, a practice known as enchytrismos, although from circa 425 BC the use of the clay larnax, or tub, becomes more common as the receptacle for the child's body.
In the last quarter of the fifth century BC the miniature chous (a type of jug), often depicting babies or young children, is very common.
Also in 464 BC an annual state funeral and state oration for the dead was introduced: see Thukydides ii.34 for an account of Perikles' funeral oration.
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 Great King of Persia Artakshassa I Artaxerxes
The three kings that followed Xerxes on the throne--Artaxerxes I (465-425 BC), Xerxes II (425-424 BC), and Darius II Ochus (423-404 BC)--were all comparatively weak individuals and kings, and such successes as the empire enjoyed during their reigns were mainly the result of the efforts of subordinates or of the troubles faced by their adversaries.
The main events of his long rule were the war with Sparta that ended with a peace favourable to the Persians; the revolt and loss to the empire of Egypt; the rebellion of Cyrus the Younger, brother of the king; and the uprising known as the revolt of the satraps.
In 339 BC Persian troops were fighting alone in Thrace against the Macedonians, and in the following year, at the Battle of Chaeronea, Philip extended his hegemony over all of Greece--a united Greece that was to prove impervious to Persian gold.
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 language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The oldest comedies that we still have are by Aristophanes, and were also written around 425 BC.
The 5th type is philosophical dialogues and treatises: The first written philosophy was written by Plato around 380 BC in the form of a kind of play, two or more people talking to each other.
The 6th type is thlegal speeches and political speeches: The first speeches we have surviving are from the 300's BC.
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 430 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Decades: 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC - 430s BC - 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC
Years: 435 BC 434 BC 433 BC 432 BC 431 BC - 430 BC - 429 BC 428 BC 427 BC 426 BC 425 BC
Athens suffers a major pestilence, believed to be caused by epidemic typhus.
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 Greece, late 5th Century BC / Hydria / 425 BC-400 BC
Greece, late 5th Century BC / Hydria / 425 BC-400 BC Greece, late 5th Century BC Hydria
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 Eclipse Quotations - Part I
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Extract from a speech made in 597 BC, in support of a general who had recently suffered defeat, and was in danger of execution.
Said to refer to a lunar eclipse of 425 BC, and an annular solar eclipse of 424 BC.
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 Sophocles --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The second of the three great Greek writers of tragic drama during the 5th century BC was Sophocles.
In the Western world, biographical literature can be said to have begun in the 5th century BC with the poet Ion of Chios, who wrote brief sketches of such famous contemporaries as Pericles and Sophocles.
In the age that followed the defeat of Persia (490 to 479 BC), the awakened national spirit of Athens was expressed in hundreds of superb tragedies based on heroic and legendary themes of the...
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By c.425 BC inscribed spades were produced, carrying the name of the issuing city.
After about 200 BC coinage of Ming knives ceased as round coinage became the norm.
BC, thus contemporary with the oldest knife and spade monies.
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 Ancient Greek Literature - History for Kids!
A kind of epic from Western Asia, written about 2500 BC, is the Epic of Gilgamesh.
The oldest tragedies that we still have were written by Aeschylus around 500 BC.
The oldest comedies that we still have are by Aristophanes, and were also written around 425 BC.
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 History Timeline BC
Archaeological evidence shows that it was supported by an advanced legal system which included specialized judges, the giving of testimony under oath, the proper form of judicial decisions and the ability of the judges to order that damages be paid to a victim by the guilty party.
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221 BC that the king of "Ch'in" managed to defeat the kings of the other 6 kingdoms and unite China.
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Approximately 18,000 BC- 14,000 BC: The masters of the peninsula possibly rename themselves the Asvin; they utilize obsolete bits of Kerguelen knowledge to build their own airships from scratch, and create a long-lived secret society to work against the Kerguelen
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The above answer was given by the Athenians early in the spring of 479 bC, to a Spartan delegation.
From a conversation between Xerxes and Demaratus in the summer of 480 bC during the Persians' invasion to Greece.
Crito, a friend and discipline of Socrates (4609-399 bC), had planned the escape of Socrates from prison and, on the eve of his execution, came to prison to persuade him.
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 Persia Genealogy
ARTAKHSHATHRA I (or ARTAXERXES I) 465-late 425 BC, son of Xerxes I. 425 - 424 BC - reigned 45 days, son of Artakhshahthra I. (or DARIUS II) early 424 - 404 BC, son of Artakhshathra I. (or ARTAXERXES II) 404 - 359 or 358 BC, son of Darayavaush II.
191 BC, son of Tiridates I. c.191 - c.176 BC, kinsman of Artabanus I. (or FARHAD I) c.176 - c.
BC, son of Gotarzes I. (or ARSHAKAN)76 - 70 BC, descendant of Mithradates I. He was murdered by Phraates III;
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 Station Information - 425 BC
Station Information - 425 BC Search the Archive
425 BC Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Years: 430 BC 429 BC 428 BC 427 BC 426 BC - 425 BC - 424 BC 423 BC 422 BC 421 BC 420 BC
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 429 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Years: 434 BC 433 BC 432 BC 431 BC 430 BC - 429 BC - 428 BC 427 BC 426 BC 425 BC 424 BC
Battle of Naupactus (429 BC)[?] Phormio again defeats the Peloponnesian fleet.
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 Learn more about 5th century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Learn more about 5th century BC in the online encyclopedia.
5th century BC 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC - other centuries)
(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD)
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 Herodotus, c.485-425 B.C.
In 443 B.C., the colony of Thurii was founded by Athens on the Tarentine Gulf, and Herodotus joined it.
The fame of Herodotus has endured as the first constructive artist in the field of historical scholarship, as the author of the earliest comprehensive historical work, and as the first writer to imply that the task of the historian is to reconstruct the whole past life of man.
One modern historian has called Herodotus "the Homer of the Persian Wars," and it was Cicero (106-43 B.C.) who referred to Herodotus as "the father of history."
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 Books of the Bible
1400-1370 BC The Israelites’ Conquest of Canaan Led by Joshua.
550 BC Reign of King Solomon and the Divided Kingdom.
740-680 BC Prophecies of God’s Judgement and Redemption of Israel.
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