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  Encyclopedia: Fifth century BC
Aeschylus of Athens, playwright (525 - 456 BC).
Socrates of Athens, philosopher (470 - 399 BC).
Tollund Man, Human sacrifice victim on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, possibly the earliest known evidence for worship of Odin.
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 435 BC
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Philoxenus of Cythera[?], Greek dithyrambic poet (+ 380 BC).
The Statue of Zeus at Olympia by Phidias, one of the seven wonders of the world, is completed.
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 Room XXI
Hydria of the Painter of Berlin, 490 BC, cat.
Krater by the Painter of the Phiale of Boston, from Vulci, 440-430 BC, cat.
Hydria by the Painter of the Phiale of Boston, from Vulci, 440-430 BC, cat.
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 Timeline related to Greek Astronomy
About 440 BC Leucippus of Miletus (Λεύκιππος ο Μιλήσιος) said that the world consisted in the void and atoms, which are imperceptible individual particles that differ only in size, shape, and position.
About 330 BC Heraclides of Pontus (Ηρακλείδης ο Ποντικός) said that the earth turns daily on its axis "while the heavenly things were at rest..., considered the cosmos to be infinite..., [and] with the Pythagoreans, considered each planet to be a world with an earth-like body and with an atmosphere" (Dreyer 1906:123-125).
About 310-260 BC Aristarchus of Samos (Αρίσταρχος ο Σάμιος) (310-230) BC, in On the Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon, used trigonometry to estimate the size of the Moon and its distance by the Earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse.
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 The Thracian Tomb-Temple at Starosel
A large silver applique was found in the entrance depicting a fully armed Thracian king with a beard but with no moustaches, riding a horse, and raising a rhyton in one hand.
These were dated to the fifth century, B.C. Other tombs were found in the vicinity, thought to be Sitalkes’ brother and cousins.
The temple-tomb of Starosel is the biggest one in the Balkans dated according to the excavator from the later 5th century BC.
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 KryssTal : Inventions: 1000 BC to 1 BC
London was settled by Celts c400 BC in the area close to London Bridge.
Carthage was destroyed by the Romans in 146 BC.
Plato (the philosopher from whom the adjective "platonic" is derived) was born in 427 BC; the school he founded was the original Acadamy.
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 5th Century BC Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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The 5th and 6th centuries BC are a period of philosophical brilliance among advanced civilizations.
Greek philosophy develops during the 5th century BC, setting the foundation for Western ideology.
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 440 BC Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 440 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Fitzwilliam Museum: Coins and Medals - Between East and West exhibition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
700 BC precious metal, especially silver, had already been used by weight in exchanges for over a thousand years.
The first coins in this area were probably produced by the Lydians in Western Asia Minor, using electrum, a natural variable alloy of gold and silver, of which they had large stocks.
As the developed city economies of the Greek world needed small change, they produced token copper-alloy coins from the late fifth century BC, replacing the tiny silver coins used earlier.
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 Learn more about 5th century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Learn more about 5th century BC in the online encyclopedia.
You are here: Online Encyclopedia > 5th century BC
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 Cynisca - Art History Online Reference and Guide
Cynisca was a Spartan princess who was born around 440 BC.
Cynisca won in the four-horse chariot race in 396 BC and again in 392 BC.
In Olympia, Greece, Cynisca had an inscription written declaring that she was the only female to win the wreath in the chariot events at the Olympic Games.
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 3501 AM - 3700 AM or 499 BC - 300 BC
Although he prays, 'Change this worldwide portent into some painless blessing for Thebes," he adds, "I in no wise lament whate'er I shall suffer with the rest.' This strongly suggests that Pindar, who was a Theban, had himself recently witnessed a great eclipse at his hometown.
3 August 431 BC the Sun assumed the shape of a crescent and became full again, and during the eclipse some stars became visible" (a statement that agrees well with modern computations).
By 326 BC, Babylon had surrendered to Greece, and the Greek Empire is subsequently divided between Alexander's Generals.
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 History of ChEn: Timeline
~440 BC: Democritus proposes the concept an of atom to describe the indivisible and indestructible particles that were thought to compose the substance of all things.
~250 BC: Archimedes deduces the law of the levers and could evaluate the relative density of bodies by observing their buoyancy force when immersed in water.
~240 BC: Eratosthenes of Cyrene, director of Alexandria library, calculates the size of Earth by measuring the sun's shadow at noon in Siena (Egypt) and Alexandria.
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 Ref: Ancient Greece (1500 to 300 BC) By Miles Hodges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Thinkers of Ionia and Magna Graecia (600-450 BC)
Indeed that it why this period (450 BC) of Greek history--marking the rise of this Athenian leadership-- is commonly known as the Age of Pericles.
Herodotus, as historian of the Peloponesian War, attributed the war's outcome to the interventions of the Olympian gods.
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 The Greeks - Aspasia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In an effort to prevent aristocratic families making alliances with other cities he had introduced a new citizenship law in 451 BC.
As a result the sons of non-Athenian women could not become full citizens.
In 440 BC she bore him a son, named after his father.
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 CUPE BC
CUPE BC Home > Who we are > CUPE BC structure > The Executive > Shehnaz Motani,...
CUPE workers off the job in northern B.C. on October 18th
For special benefits for CUPE members, apply here for the CUPE BC Mastercard.
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 First Nation Information Project: British Columbia First Nations Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Kutenai derive their language from the Kutenaian linguistic family and the Haida derive their language from the Haidan linguistic family.
PO Box 25, R.R. Hazelton, BC Phone: (250) 842-5248
R.R. #1, Silverstrand Rd Ladysmith, BC Phone: (250) 245-7155
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 The Ultimate 445 BC - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Ultimate 445 BC - American History Information Guide and Reference
- 445 BC American History Search American History Browse
445 BC Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
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 440 - REPORTS AND STATISTICS - GENERAL - ARCS ONLINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
440 - REPORTS AND STATISTICS - GENERAL - ARCS ONLINE
Administrative reports and statistics of a general nature (i.e., special or one-time requests) not shown elsewhere in the reports and statistics block.
For financial reports and statistics, see primary 1180.
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421-424 BC Temple of Athena Nike: General View
427-424 BC Temple of Athena Nike: General View
477 BC Eros / Cupid stringing his bow: copy of Greek original by Lysippos
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 440 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
440 BC
440 BC
article at Free Euro Online Encyclopedia
It uses material from the wikipedia article 440 BC.
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Identify The Main Directions of Athenian Foreign Policy during 479-440 BC Word Count: 207 Between 479-440 BC, Athenian foreign policy was centred around the following areas: · Athenian organisation of Greek states under Athenian leadership.
Athens was to “Snatch the hegemony” from Sparta and form the Delian league with Athens as the Leader.
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480-400 BC Hermes: Portrait carring Dionysus as a babe
330-320 BC Hermes: Portrait carring Dionysus as a babe
330-320 BC Hermes: Portrait carrying Dionysus as a babe
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