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  reportonbusiness.com: Purchase this article
BCE Inc. is in talks that could lead to the largest buyout in Canadian history.
Canada's largest telecommunications company is speaking with a group of investors about taking the firm private.
BCE confirmed the talks Tuesday, following weeks of speculation about the future of the company.
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  Greek Analects
Anaximander (circa 611-547 BCE), born in Miletus, proposed that the universe originated with the separation of opposites from a primordial material, referred to as the "non-limited".
Pythagoras (circa 580-500 BCE), was born in Samos, Ionia, moving to Italy in about 532 BCE to establish an academy at Croton devoted to religious and philosophical studies, which continued after his death.
Heraclitus (circa 540-480 BCE), born in Ephesus in Anaolia, considered fire the basic material of the universe but extended the notion of fire to the smoke that rises from it and thence to the atmosphere as a whole.
www.humanistictexts.org /grkanalec.htm   (4544 words)

 The Seventy Weeks Prophecy: Does it Lead to Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 539 BCE, for example, "all the effigies of the Assyrian gods which had been captured by the Babylonians were returned to their native cities and their temples were rebuilt" (Armstrong 1996:91).
It was the prophetic command of Yahweh, in 654 BCE, that was "the issuance of the word to restore and rebuild Jerusalem" (Daniel 9:25 Tanakh) not the later release of Jewish exiles by Cyrus II (538-529) and their 535 BCE return to Jerusalem to rebuild the Temple.
It is from this point in 654 BCE, during Manasseh's reign, when the Babylonians captured the wicked king and took him to Babylon in a mini-Babylonian captivity (the pre-phase), that Yahweh issued the commandment for the restoration and rebuilding of Jerusalem (Isaiah 44:28, 45:13).
www.bibarch.com /Perspectives/Articles/6.4C.htm   (3906 words)

 Anaxagoras - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
464-462 BCE) he went to Athens, which was rapidly becoming the centre of Greek culture.
Anaxagoras was arrested by his friend Pericles' political opponents on a charge of contravening the established dogmas of religion (some say the charge was one of Medism), and it required all the eloquence of Pericles to secure his release.
Even so he was forced to retire from Athens to Lampsacus in Ionia (434-433 BCE), where he died about 428 BCE.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anaxagoras   (1012 words)

 Global Networking Timeline: 30,000 BCE-999 CE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
3500 BCE - [M] A 10,000 km strong network of long-distance trade routes spans the seas (a total of 1,000 km) and lands (a total of 9,000 km) of Eurasia and Africa (reanalysis of Sherratt 2003 data in Ciolek, forthcoming).
A second network (in addition to that established circa 4000 BCE in Mesopotamia), centered on north-eastern China, was established (Sherratt 2003).
Distant signalling stations would use torches to indicate the beginning and end of the transmission, as well as which of the many possible water levels was to be noted down and interpreted according to a given codebook (James and Thorpe 1994, cited in Chang et al.
www.ciolek.com /PAPERS/GLOBAL/early.html   (2873 words)

 /FIRST AND FINAL ADD - MO200 - BCE INC. COMPANY EARNINGS/ - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As indicated in the BCE 2004 AIF, a lawsuit was filed by BNP Paribas (Canada) in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on December 23, 2004 against BCE Inc. and five former directors of Teleglobe.
As indicated in the BCE 2004 AIF, a lawsuit was filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware against BCE Inc. and the former directors and officers of Teleglobe and certain of its subsidiaries on May 26, 2004.
As indicated in the BCE 2004 AIF, many aspects of the BCE group companies' businesses including, but not limited to, customer billing, depend to a large extent on various IP systems and software, which must be improved and upgraded on a regular basis and replaced from time to time.
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 U to Z * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
The Aeneid was written between the years 29-19 BCE during the reign of Augustus Caesar, i.e., Octavian, and was an undisguised attempt to re-instill the noble values on which Rome had been founded and to give new faith to the Roman people after the flagrant excesses of Julius Caesar and Marcus Antony.
The king of Persia from 486-465 BCE; the son of Darius I and Atossa.
460 BCE); the successor to Parmenides in the Eleatic School of philosophy which investigated the phenomenal world, especially with reference to the phenomena of change; he was famous for his devotion to his beliefs and was honored with a public funeral in Sparta.
www.messagenet.com /myths/ppt/_u1001.html   (2643 words)

 Daniel’s "Time of the End"
In 170 BCE, following a series on intrigues by various parties attempting to gain control of the High Priesthood, Onias was murdered, thus bringing to an end the line of Zadokite priests, considered by many Jews of the time to be the only legitimate priests.
In 168 BCE, Antiochus launched a second campaign against Egypt, but was repulsed by a Roman army.
Under the leadership of Judas Maccabee and his family, a band of guerillas harried the Greeks, and were eventually able to secure the Temple and rededicate it in 163/4 BCE (an event still celebrated by Jews today during the holiday of Hanukkah).
www.2think.org /hundredsheep/bible/timeoftheend.shtml   (2990 words)

 Patriot Headlines
Any senior who plans to attend Seminole community college in the fall and has at least a 3.0 grade point average and plans to major in the humanities or the arts needs to see their building 1 counselor right away about the Dora Lee Russell scholarship.
Seniors in the institute of finance are reminded that their release and consent form and student finance conference session selection form is due tomorrow.
BCE students are reminded to check the sign-in sheet in room 6-109 for messages.
www.lakebrantley.com /patriotheadlines/2004.03.07_arch.html   (2814 words)

 Daniel's 70 Weeks
The decree in question is the one issued by King Artaxerxes in 458 BCE (Ezra 7:11-26).
If we add the "sixty sevens" or 434 years to the 49 years already discussed, then our total becomes 483 years before the Anointed One was to come.
Since this is the Passover that occurred just after Jesus’ baptism, we now have further assurance that it was in 26 CE that Jesus was baptized and began his ministry.
home.comcast.net /~todaystheophilus/DANIEL70Weeks.html   (884 words)

 An Introduction to Biblical Nonsense
On the other hand, someone in 500 BCE would have had access to this information but lacked a way to know that the stories presented were historically invalid.
We arrive at the aforementioned 1500 BCE estimate for the Exodus because the three different chronologies used to date it differ by about 150 years but tend to center around the designated 1500 BCE date.
Of the thousands of fourteenth century BCE Egyptian records uncovered at el-Amarna and Boghazkoy detailing the governments, armies, religions, trade routes, and everyday lives of the people living in the region, none pay any respect to the millions of Israelites allegedly moving about like nomads in Kadesh-barnea.
www.biblicalnonsense.com /chapter12.html   (6143 words)

 cellular-news | Bell Canada Sees 4Q Net, Revenue Improvements; Confirms '05 View
In a news release, BCE said revenue improvements at Bell Canada were partly offset by a strike at Aliant Inc. (AIT.T), in which BCE is a major shareholder.
BCE said revenues for the quarter rose to C$4.99 billion from C$4.82 billion, while EBITDA fell slightly to C$1.83 billion from C$1.85 billion.
BCE said operating income for the quarter was C$835 million, down C$178 million from a year earlier.
www.cellular-news.com /story/11888.php   (411 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Canada
Net income increased to C$571 million ($434 million), or 60 cents a share, from C$478 million, or 50 cents, a year earlier, Montreal-based BCE said in a statement.
BCE posted its biggest quarterly sales gain in two years as the company added more wireless, TV and Internet clients, in part because it sold more services in packages.
BCE's new long-distance plan will boost sales of bundled packages to at least 300,000 by the end of 2004, Sabia said in June.
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 globeandmail.com : globeinvestor.com : /SECOND AND FINAL ADD - MO084 - BCE INC. EARNINGS/   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BCE Inc.'s cash flow and its ability to service its debt and to pay dividends on its shares all depend on dividends or other distributions it receives from its subsidiaries, joint ventures and significantly influenced companies and, in particular, from Bell Canada.
The lawsuit is against BCE Inc. and ten former directors and officers of Teleglobe Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries.
The lawsuit alleges breach of an alleged funding commitment of BCE Inc. towards the debtors, promissory estoppel, misrepresentation by BCE Inc. and breach and aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty by the defendants.
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Around 1200 B.C.E., (late Bronze period: 1500-1200 BCE) the Indo-European "Sea-People," armed with iron weapons and whose origin is still unknown poured from northern Aegean, invaded the coastal Levant driving back the Egyptians and Assyrians.
It is believed by the scholars that the character of Lord Shiva and worshipping of his phallus, known as the linga, had evolved from the "horned god" and phallic worship of the Indus Valley Civilization.
Added later, between 500 and 200 BCE, were scriptures such as epic poem the Mahabharata (of which "The Bhagavad Gita" is a part) and the hundred-odd treatises on philosophic and mystical questions, such as the nature of reality and consciousness, known as the Upanishads, which were written between 800 and 500 BCE.
www.unifiedftheory.com /diary1.htm   (4326 words)

Battle of Marathon (490 BCE)- The Persian emperor Darius retaliated and attacked Attica (the peninsula dominated by Athens) in 490 BCE.
Battle of Thermopylae (480 BCE)- The Greek military strategy early in the war was to slow the Persian invasion long enough to allow the Greek navy the chance to attack the Persian fleet.
Reforms of Tiberius Gracchus and Gaius Gracchus (around 133 BCE)- Tiberius was elected a Tribune of the plebeians in 133 BCE and proposed redistributing public lands to provide landless peasants with small farms.
users.gloryroad.net /~cmonte/WHnotes2.html   (11022 words)

 Jewish Heritage Questions #23
In the year 3400 (361 BCE), Esther and Achashverosh’s son, Darius II, was born.
The beautiful daughter of Belshatzar, the last king of Babylon (3386- 3389 [375-372 BCE]), Vashti followed in the evil ways of her notorious great-grandfather, King Nevuchadnezer (3318-3364 [442- 397 BCE]).
On the night of her father Belshatzar’s murder and the fall of the Babylonian Empire (3389 [372 BCE]), twelve-year-old Vashti was awakened by the commotion in the palace.
www.torahlearningcenter.com /jhq/question22.html   (890 words)

 Review 9   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The "golden age" of Greek drama was in Athens during the 5th century BCE, when the plays of the great tragedians and the comic poet Aristophanes were produced for the festivals of Dionysus.
Some of the plays produced for this festival were revivals of famous 5th century BCE plays.
The plays were produced in 458 BCE., two years before the death of Aeschylus.
www.pitt.edu /~classics/mythlit/review9.html   (2884 words)

 Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
The interim consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with BCE Inc.’s annual consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2004, on pages 82 to 121 of BCE Inc.’s 2004 annual report.
As indicated in Note 24 to BCE’s audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2004, a lawsuit was filed in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on July 12, 2002 against BCE Inc. by certain of the members of the Teleglobe and Teleglobe Holdings (U.S.) Corporation lending syndicate.
BNP Paribas (Canada), which had advanced approximately US $50M to Teleglobe, notified BCE Inc. that it will shortly file a notice of discontinuance with the Court and will therefore no longer be a plaintiff in this action.
www.bce.ca /en/investors/reports/quarterly/bce/2005q1/report/bce_q1_05_03.html   (938 words)

 Jordan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His history of violating treaties, raiding caravans and slaughtering noncombatants made him so notorious that when he was finally captured by Saladin, the usually-merciful Sultan personally beheaded him.
The main city in modern times is al-Salt, which was the original capital of Jordan before the government was moved to the new railroad hub of Amman.
To the Roman Empire.............................27 BCE-44 CE Simon of Peraea........................................4 BCE opposed by...
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 /FIRST AND FINAL ADD - MO239 - BCE reports 2005 results/
On December 16, 2005, BCE announced its decision to sell its stake in CGI and that CGI would purchase 100 million of the class A shares held by BCE.
As at December 31, 2005 BCE has accounted for CGI as a discontinued operation and no longer proportionally consolidates its financial results.
(8) At the BCE Consolidated level, Third Party Preferred Shares reflected in the financial statements of subsidiaries are included in non-controlling interest on the balance sheet.
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Also Greek pottery of the 8th/7th century BCE is attested in Judah, so a FEW Greek names are not to be wondered about.
560 BCE by Evil-Merodach, suggests to me that the Primary History is not a Persian, Hellenistic or Hasmonean era composition, its Exilic, written ca.
the 9th-6th centuries BCE, that is to say, national gods are portrayed as ravaging their own peoples by bringing foreign armies against the land because they feel their people DESPISE them (cf.
www.homestead.com /bibleorigins*net/PrimaryHistoryNOTHellenistic.html   (2340 words)

 Anaxagoras - Greek Philosopher - Crystalinks
500 BCE­428 BCE) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher who was likely born about 500 BCE (Apollodorus ap.
Anaxagoras wrote a book of philosophy, but only fragments of the first part of this have survived through the preservation of Simplicius of Cilicia (6th century BCE).
The conception of thought causing movement in the world passed from him to Aristotle, who postulated a Prime mover.
www.crystalinks.com /anaxagoras.html   (864 words)

 Jehovahs Witness Discussion Forum - Topic: Validity of 607 BCE date (page 1)
Don't forget "the Society" (Scholar's term) used to say 606 BCE as the date for Jerusalem's destruction and adjusted the year to fit 1914 for its totally unrelated set of number crunching (2520 years).
The 70 years ended in 539 B.C.E. when, just as Jeremiah 25:12 states, the king of Babylon was called to account by being killed, and the Medo-Persian Empire began ruling.
In 539 B.C.E. Therefore the 70 years ended in 539, and not in 537 which is the basis for the Watchtower Society's bogus chronology.
www.jehovahs-witness.com /forum/thread.asp?id=10674&site=3   (5003 words)

 University of Virginia News Story   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Please contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116.
Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.
A. The hole was put there by the first emperor of China, Shihuangdi (259-210 BCE), as an everyday reminder to people of his imperial authority.
www.virginia.edu /topnews/releases2006/20060321CarlsonSidebar.html   (465 words)

 dix   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The decree's provisions indicate political difficulties on Carpathos which led to Athenian intervention and to political privileges and higher political status for the koinon within the Delian League.
This paper argues that the gift of the cypress and issuance of the decree are associated with the first appearance of the koinon on the Athenian Tribute List in 434/3 BCE (ATL 274).
The koinon appears under the rubric, "cities which took the initiative in getting themselves assessed" (Lepper, JHS 82 [1962]); we can regard this action as evidence of Eteocarpathian initiative in working out the terms of its accession to the alliance.
www.apaclassics.org /AnnualMeeting/99mtg/abstracts/dix.html   (506 words)

 Roman History Timeline
The Roman Republic 509 BCE The Republican Revolution: The Etruscan monarchy is overthrown and the Republic is established
The historical record of the early kings of Rome is hostile, the early monarchy was overthrown and banished.
Apparently, Rome was ruled by seven kings from 753 BCE until 509 BCE, when Tarquinius Superbus was defeated in a popular rebellion.
www.sfusd.k12.ca.us /schwww/sch618/RomanLinks/Roman_History_Timeline2.html   (1353 words)

 Solar Eclipses: -0899 to -0800   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The terms BCE and CE are abbreviations for "Before Common Era" and "Common Era," respectively.
Historians should note the numerical difference of one year between astronomical dates and BCE dates.
Thus, the year 0 corresponds to 1 BCE, and year -100 corresponds to 101 BCE, etc..
sunearth.gsfc.nasa.gov /eclipse/SEcat/SE-0899--0800.html   (758 words)

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