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Chu overran Cai to the north in 447 BCE.
In 333 BCE Chu, along with the state of Qi, annexed the coastal state of Yue.
In 278 BCE, Qin general Bai Qi marched on the capital Yingdu, threatening to invade.
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It is forested, and it rises to 1,465 ft (447 m) S of Detmold.
Built under Pericles between 447 BC and 432 BC, it is the culminating masterpiece of Greek architecture.
Ictinus and Callicrates were the architects and Phidias supervised the sculpture.
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 School of Theology: Research Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The conquest by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BCE imposed this culture and philosophy on the lands that came under his jurisdiction, including the Middle East.
The western façade of the Parthenon, the Temple dedicated to Athena, constructed by Pericles in 447 BCE.
Originally a cemetery between the 15th and 7th centuries BCE, from the 6th century BCE the area gradually became the administrative and political centre of Athens.
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 Great Pagans in Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
ARISTOTLE (384-322 BCE), Greek philosopher and scientist, who shares with Plato the distinction of being the most famous of ancient philosophers.Aristotle was born at Stagira, in Macedonia, the son of a physician to the royal court.
BCE), Greek philosopher and mathematician, whose doctrines strongly influenced Plato.Born on the island of Sámos, Pythagor as was instructed in the teachings of the early Ionian philosophers Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximenes.
He was charged in 399 BCE with neglecting the gods of the state and introducing new divinities, a reference to the daemonion, or mystical inner voice, to which Socrates often referred.
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However, the Athenian acropolis was demolished during the Persian invasion in 480 BCE and reconstructed between 447 to 432 BCE.
Replacing the Hekatompedon of Peisistratus, which burnt down during the Persian attack on Athens in 480 BCE, the Parthenon was built between 447 and 438 BCE in the Doric order.
The Erechtheion was constructed in the Ionic order in 420 BCE Like the Parthenon, the Erechtheion was separated into two sections, which were intended for the worship of the two main gods of Attica--Athena and Poseidon-Erechtheus.
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The statue of Aphrodite is from Myrina, 2nd century BCE; the "Birth of Aphrodite" on the shell is from the Ludovisi Throne, 470-60 BCE; the figurine of Aphrodite on a swan is from Boeotia, Greece, 6th century BCE.
Celtic Goddess of smithcraft, poetry, inspiration, and healing, she was known as the "Bright Arrow" and was associated with fertility and the birth of lambs in the spring.
Around the 15th century BCE, the Mycenaens brought Demeter from Crete to Eleusis, the place where she found her daughter and where the initiation of women into the Great Mysteries was performed.
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 Election To The Offices Of The Magistrates, The Entry To The Senate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After the last of the Tarquins was overthrown at the end of the 6th century BCE and the establishment of the Republic, the task of leading the Senate, which was to number 300, and therefore the government fell to two Consuls elected for a one year term.
After 444 BCE the roll of the Senate was revised by the Censors and then from the middle of the 4th century BCE the usual entrance to the Senate was through the magistracies of the city.
In 447 BCE, the office of Quaestor, previously filled by nomination by the Consuls, became an office elected by the community and in 421 BCE was opened to plebeians who cared to and could afford to stand for election.
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 Parthenon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was built under the general supervision of the sculptor Phidias, who also had charge of the sculptural decoration.
Construction began in 447 BC and the building was substantially completed by 438 BC, but work on the decorations continued until at least 433 BC.
Some of the financial accounts for the Parthenon survive, and show that the largest single expense was transporting the stone from Mount Pentelicus, about 16 kilometres from Athens, to the Acropolis.
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 Parthenon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As well as being a temple, the Parthenon was used as a treasury, and from 454 BCE was the location of the treasury of the Delian League, which later became the Athenian Empire.
Construction began in 447 BCE and the building was substantially completed by 438 BCE, but work on the decorations continued until at least 433 BCE.
In 454 BCE, the Delian League's treasury was moved from the Panhellenic sanctuary at Delos to the the Acropolis.
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c21k BCE Plant remains from this time were found at the Ohalo II site on the shore of the Sea of Galilee indicating use of barley and perhaps other grains in the human diet.
10k-400 BCE The Jomon culture of Japan is associated with the introduction of rice agriculture and the use of metal and probably came from the Asian mainland.
The first signs of human habitation in the area occurred c5,800 BCE and included a change from forest to grasslands and increase in charcoal in the sediments.
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 Alcibiades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Alcibiades was an Athenian general, whose opportunistic acts and divisive influence contributed to the defeat of Athens in the Peloponnesian War (431-404 bce).
After the death of his father in 447 bce, Alcibiades was raised in the house of his uncle, the Greek statesman Pericles.
At the request of the Athenian government, and with the approval of the Spartans, Alcibiades' residence was set on fire during the night, and, as he fled, he was killed by a volley of arrows.
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 Images About Religion
A rare specimen of Greek painting in the Archaic period (540 BCE), it represents a sacrificial scene.
Parapet around this temple was composed of marble slabs decorated on the outside with fine reliefs depicting winged Victories with folded or extended wings setting up trophies or leading sacrificial animals to honors Athena.
Slab from the Parthenon frieze (447-438 BCE), with three hydria-bearers (water-jug carriers), a fourth at the right has bent over to lift his pitcher.
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 Some Notes on the History of Isopsephia (Gematria)
B.C.E. (Further, as noted above, they were originally assigned the same numerical values as the corresponding medial forms, which would agree with their originally inconsistent use in medial and final position.)
This is important because the Archaic Greek alphabet had the 27 letters needed to support the three enneads of a complete number system, and it was used this way throughout antiquity (even after three of the letters were no longer used for ordinary writing).
Much later, early in the first millenium BCE, under influence from the (22 letter) Phoenician alphabet, the Greeks reorganized their alphabet and borrowed the Phoenician names of those 22 letters (aleph -> alpha, etc.), and their order (non-Phoenician letters were moved to the end).
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 EAWC: The Complete Chronology
Most begin their political histories as monarchies, evolve to oligarchies, are overthrown during the age of the tyrants ( 650 - 500 BCE) and eventually establish democracies in the sixth and fifth centuries.
He is condemned to death in 399 BCE on the charges of corrupting the youth and introducing new gods into Greek thought.
Born in 480 BCE, he is the last of the tragic dramatists.
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At the approximate position where the Parthenon was built later, the Athenians began the construction of a building that was burned by the Persians while it was still under construction in 480 BCE.
Its massive foundations were made of limestone, and the columns were made of Pentelic marble, a material that was utilized for the first time.
The classicalParthenon was constructed between 447-432 BCE to be the focus of the Acropolis building complex.
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Painted Stone Sarcophagus from a Chamber-Tomb near the Palace of Hagia Triada ( 1400 BCE)
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If the seventy years meant that Babylon would be replacing the Assyrians as the new world power and other nations had to put their necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, this would fit in well with what history and more importantly what the Bible says.
Darius second year corresponded to 520/519 BCE and the 24th day of the 11th month may be translated as 15 February 519 BCE.
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 History in Art - UVic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
3-4 Palette of Narmer, Anonymous, Egyptian, c.3000 BCE, mudstone (slate or schist will also be correct as I said this in the lecture).
2667 BCE (The book also mentions that it is made of limestone but memorize location).
She shows a pronounced S-curve of the body and her knee seems to project forward rather strangely, as if she were supporting a heavy object.
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 HA110   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Pick one term that is unfamiliar to you and bring in a visual example of it (a photocopy of an artwork, an image in a magazine, a snapshot of your own).
Amphora with Death of Polyphemus (and Gorgons), from grave at Eleusis, Attica, mid-7th century BCE (height 55 1/2")
Priapus from the vestibule of the House of the Vetti, Pompeii, Italy, 1st century CE
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 Greek Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Most of the temples were built during the 400's bce, although admittedly built atop more ancient structures.
The capitals are in the Corinthian style, and the columns are in drum sections.
The Temple of Athena at Priene, built after 350 bce by the Roman architect Pytheos in the Ionic style.
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Its construction began in 447 BCE upon the ruins of an earlier temple of the goddess, which was destroyed by Persians.
Between 1950 and 1961 the audience area was restored and floored with pentelic marble, and the orchestra with Hymettus marble -- all in order to be used again for performances, notably classic tragedies and comedies, a tradition still preserved every summer during the Festival of Athens.
In the Hellenistic period (323-30 BCE), the gymnasium was the quintessentially "Hellenic" institution.
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 ARTH 101: Visual Imagery, Weeks V & VI
5-14/15 " Temple of Artemis ", 580 BCE
5-41/42 " Parthenon ", 447-438 BCE, Acropolis, Athens
Contrast Minoan vase decoration with that of the Geometric period in Greece.
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 447 BCE Encyclopedia Article, History, Biography @ Local Color Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 AH 208 (Andrzejewski): Week 1 Study Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
ICTINOS and CALLICRATES, Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, 447-438 BCE (chapter 2, fig.
CALLICRATES, Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, 420 BCE (Chapter 2, fig.
Choragic Monument to Lysicrates, Athens, Greece, 335 BCE (Chapter 2, fig.
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 | HISTORY OF ART | Chapter 4 | Page 2 |
Spear Bearer (Doryphoros), Roman copy of the original bronze of 450-440 BCE.
Hermes and the Infant Dionysos, probaby a Roman copy after ts original of 300-250 BCE.
Aphrodite of Knidos, composite of two similar Roman copies after its original marble of 350 BCE.
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 SLIDE LIST FOR SEPTEMBER 20 QUIZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Woman with Snakes ; Minoan; 1600-1550 BCE (p.
Women at a Fountain House, "A.D." Painter, 520-510 BCE (p.
Athena Attacking the Giants, c 166-156 BCE (p.
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 Sacred Places: Athenian Acropolis, Greece
During the Classical period of the 5th century BCE in Athens, following the destructions of earlier temples by the Persians, the Greek general and statesman, Pericles (c.
The Propylaea (gateway) and the Parthenon were completed during his lifetime, but work on the Temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheum was not begun until after his death.
Completed in 438 BCE as a temple dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, the Parthenon celebrates her in her aspect as a virgin goddess.
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First, the Greek use of their alphabet for numeration goes back at least to the end of the fourth century BCE, whereas use of the Hebrew alphabet for numeration goes no earlier than the end of the second century BCE (Ifrah, chs.
He further argues (216-9) that many Greek temples, such as the Parthenon (447 BCE) and Apollo's temple at Didyma (300 BCE), were constructed isopsephically.
The Greeks may have learned the idea from the Babylonians, who as early as the eighth century BCE constructed buildings according to an isopsephia based on their syllabic writing system.
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 Ancient Greek Visual Arts
Comparison of the early archaic art of the 10th century BCE reveals a remarkable difference between the art of mainland Greece and the art of the previous cultures.
The Aphrodite of Knidos of Praxitiles was sculpted in the period 350 - 330 BCE.
Parrhasius (Parrhasios) flourished from 430 to 390 BCE.
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 Greek and Hellenic Literature, Art and Architecture: Shaw's Outline of Ancient History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The number of his tragedies is variously given as 75, 78 and 92.
@ 125 bce was a mathematician who lived chiefly at Rhodes and Alexandria.
He discovered the precession of the equinoxes, settled more accurately the length of the solar year, as also the revolution of the moon.
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