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  Agathon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He is best known from his mention by Aristophanes (Thesmophoriazusae) and in Plato's Symposium, which describes the banquet given to celebrate his obtaining a prize for his first tragedy (416).
His intimacy with Aristophanes doubtless saved him from many well-deserved strictures, though in one of his comedies, the latter burlesques his flowery style, representing him as a delicate and effeminate youth, and it may be only for the sake of punning on his name that he makes Dionysus call him a noble poet.
Agathon was a friend of Euripides, accompanying him to the court of Archelaus of Macedon, where he died about 402 BCE.
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 History Notes
Canaan fell to the Assyrians in 722 BCE.
The great temple was destroyed by the Chaldeans in 586 BCE, Their Babylonian Exile lasted from 586 BCE until 539 BCE, they were completely monotheistic, People were not G-d’s slaves, women were people, not property.
From 264 BCE until 241 BCE, Rome and Carthage fought in a war, which was won by Rome.
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 SparkNotes: The Clouds: Context
Greek drama was born, according to modern scholars' best conjectures, in 534 BCE at one of the many annual festivals honoring Dionysus.
448 BCE at Athens during the city's heyday under Pericles.
In 431 BCE, however, Athens was plunged into the endless Peloponnesian War against Sparta and the Spartan Allies.
www.sparknotes.com /drama/theclouds/context.html   (610 words)

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By the end of the sixth century, philosophers begin to question the metaphysical nature of the cosmos with inquiries into the nature of being, the meaning of truth, and the relationship between the divine and the physical world.
Born in 480 BCE, he is the last of the tragic dramatists.
342-270 BCE) and Zeno, the Stoic (not to be confused with Zeno of Elea), believe in an individualistic and materialistic philosophy.
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A student of the work of Socrates and Plato, Aristotle (384-322 BCE) had interests in science, politics, and philosophy.
The poet Psappha was born in Eresus on the island of Lesbos, about 612 BCE.
Her family moved to the city of Mytilene when she was a child.
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 Manichaean Timeline/Chronology - Order of Nazorean Essenes
c516 BCE Ezra, from Babylon, offers a False Torah (Mosaic Law) to Jerusalem [Neh8].4th Ezra speaks of him "receiving" the 24 public and 70 secret books alluding to the possibility that Ezra is responsible for all non Essene additions (pericopes) to the old Testament.
448 Decree by Theodosius to exile the Manichaeans and a harsh persecution in Persian lands by Yesdijerd II.
During the reign of Feroz a certain Battai, known as a Kantean Gnostic, became a Manichaean and edited the scriptures and established a new sect in the Church.
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 Ancient Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Epicurus - Philosopher - (341 - 270 BCE)
Sophocles - Dramatist - (495 - 405 BCE)
Thucydides - Historian - (460 - 404 BCE)
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to these chronicles Asoka began his reign in 326 BCE (Before the Coka, meaning that he would have been born in 448 BCE.
So there are three possible birth dates - 624, 566, or 448 BCE - and spirited arguments and defenders for all three.
But the date for Asoka's coronation is given as 268 or 267 BCE by certain Greek texts and this would place the Buddha's birth later on in around 566 BCE.
homepage.ntlworld.com /d.burnett/Buddha/buddha-date.htm   (437 words)

 The Sign of Jonah and the History of the Reconstruction of the Temple (No. 13)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The destruction of the Temple at Elephantine was the start of a series of anti-Semitic Egyptian uprisings which commenced in 410 BCE and continued until the reign of Artaxerxes II who faced an Egyptian rebellion on his ascension in 404 BCE and in 402 BCE he lost Egypt.
In 401 BCE he fought a civil war in Persia and, throughout this, the Jews remained loyal accounting for their favourable treatment.
If the decree was taken from 516 BCE from the reign of Darius 1 to follow on directly from the 70 weeks of years then the end of the prophecy was in 26 BCE which seems to relate to nothing.
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 A Chronology
Year 1 of the Buddhist Era calendar is the year of the Buddha's Parinibbana (death and final release), which occurred in the Buddha's eightieth year (480 BCE according to the "historical" timeline; 544 BCE by tradition).
According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha's birth took place in 624 BCE, although some recent estimates place the Buddha's birth much later -- perhaps as late as 448 BCE {1}.
Events in the timeline prior to -250 CE are shown with two CE dates: the date based on the "traditional" nativity of 624 BCE, followed by the date based on the "historical" date of 560 BCE.
www.cambodianbuddhist.org /english/website/history.html   (1965 words)

 Greek Architecture
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.
www.accd.edu /sac/vat/arthistory/arts1303/GreekA.htm   (369 words)

 A Discussion on the Determination of the Date of the Historical Buddha
Consequently, the date of the historical Buddha remains difficult to conclude exactly, though it has been the subject of much scholarly discussion.
The Sarvaastivaada tradition on this issue is represented in two texts, both written by Vasumitra (c.
As presented in the Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasty editions of the Chinese Tripi.taka, the Buzhiyi-lun gives the coronation of A"soka as 160 years after the death of the Buddha.(note 8) However, the Shibabu-lun in those same editions has 116 years, thus agreeing with the Taisho edition.
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 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.01.20
He then traces the history of the site through nine distinct chronological stages, beginning with the first human activity in the area around Olympia in the third and second millennia BCE and ending with the abandonment of the site in the seventh century CE.
The Olympiad held in 364 BCE was the 104th iteration of the games, not the 105th (p.
392 incorrectly describes the seventh-century BCE Temple of Poseidon at Isthmia as having 187 columns.
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 Greek and Hellenic Literature, Art and Architecture: Shaw's Outline of Ancient History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He lived there until he died in 405 bce.
The number of his tragedies is variously given as 75, 78 and 92.
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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 Aesop's Fables (Myth-Folklore Online)
The most references to Aesop in any classical Greek source can be found in the comic plays of Aristophanes, who lived from 448 BCE to 388 BCE.
The first collection of fables probably belonged to the Hellenistic period of Greek history, which centered on the library at Alexandria (the Egyptian city founded by Alexander the Great in 332 BCE).
It appears that Demetrius of Phalerum, who died in 280 BCE, put together a collection of Aesopic fables, but no copy of it has survived.
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 Timeline: Hippocrates, c. 460–c.370 BCE - MedHunters
448 BCE: Phidias finishes a nine-meter high statue of Athena on the Acropolis.
435 BCE: The Statue of Zeus at Olympia is completed by Phidias; it is one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World.
451 BCE: Mausolus' Tomb, the famous Mausoleum at Halicarnassus (in modern-day Turkey), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is completed.
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 Classics 10A (Fall 2003): Lectures Week 10
Parthenon (begun 448 BCE, dedicated 438, completed 432)
Erechtheion, 421-405 BCE, on N side of Acropolis; odd shape to accommodate many very old existing cults
Temple of Athena Nike (= "Victory"): 420's BCE, at SW edge of Acropolis (had once been a Mycenaean defense tower there, but Nike worshipped at least from first half of 6th century)
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 Writing in Ancient Greece
When it reappeared about 750 BCE an alphabet was used that came from a Phoenician script.
There were many local alphabets but in 403 BCE Athens adopted the Ionic or Milesian alphabet which eventually became common in all Greece and is still used today.
Answer: Linear B was first used between 1450 and 1200 BCE.
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 List of Illustrations - Section 3
Greek Archaic temples of the 7th through the 6th centuries BCE are lower, longer, and have thicker columns than do the temples of the Classical period of the 5th
Note, the thicker columns and the wider capitals of the Temple of Hera II, compared with the equivalent components of the Parthenon).
, pentelic marble; a metope from the Parthenon; British Museum, 56’h, 432-47 BCE, *photographed by Prof.
www.angelo.edu /faculty/rprestia/1301/list_of_illustrations3.htm   (1136 words)

 Great Works of Our Intellectual Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Aeschylus (525-456 BCE) Tragedies (esp. Agamemnon, Libation Bearers, Eumenides, Prometheus
Euripides (485/80 - 406 BCE) Tragedies (esp. Medea, Hippolytus, The Bacchae)
BCE) Comedies (esp. The Clouds, The Birds, The Frogs)
www.unlv.edu /faculty/dfott/grtworks.htm   (2059 words)

 Astrologer Richard Nolle's Jupiter-Neptune Square Tables Part 1: 600 BCE - 400 CE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All time and zodiacal position data are computer generated for the square aspect of Jupiter and Neptune in geocentric ecliptic longitude (tropical zodiac) using Matrix's BLUE*STAR software, with nominal precision to the nearest minute of arc.
NOTE: BLUE*STAR uses 0 (zero) for 1 BCE, and negative numbers for each year prior to that.
Jupiter-Neptune squares occur at intervals of 6-7 years as a rule.
www.astropro.com /features/tables/geo/ju-ne/jusqrne/jusqrne.html   (372 words)

 Asian Art and Architecture: Art & Design 382/582
The Social Context Buddhism rose in the 6th to 5th century BCE, in the Ganga valley plain in a culture with a developed world view.
It was a time of great social ferment, with a republican tribal base of small separate hunting, gathering and grazing communities slowly being subsumed by a set of growing urban centers based on agriculture, the beginnings of commodity commerce and hereditary monarchical states.
In this case the reference is to the Navayana and Theravada traditional date for the Buddha’s birth at 623 BCE which resulted in the international celebration of a Buddha Jayanti in 1956 at the 2,500th anniversary.
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 Famous People Clipart ETC
444 BCE) Greek philosopher and founder of the school of cynics.
Titus Pomponius Atticus Noble Roman from first century BCE.
Augustus Caesar (63-14 BCE) Founder of the Roman Empire
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 Astrologer Richard Nolle's Pluto Sign Ingress Tables   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NOTES: BCE = Before Common Era (aka BC) CE = Common Era (aka AD)
All time and zodiacal position data are computer generated for Pluto’s sign ingresses in geocentric ecliptic longitude (tropical zodiac) using Matrix's BLUE*STAR software, with nominal precision to the nearest minute of arc.
With its mean (tropical) orbital period of approximately 245 years, Pluto spends an average of just over 20 years in each sign.
www.astropro.com /features/tables/geo/pl-si/pl-si.html   (307 words)

 Final Projects for CL0052_S01: Greek Magic and Religion
This semester, we will approach this expansive topic through the life, times, and plays of Euripides (c.
485 - 406 BCE), a great Athenian tragedian who also appeared as a character in two plays by the comic playwright Aristophanes (448-380 BCE).
Special attention will be paid to the historical context of the "golden age" of Attic Drama and the distinguishing characteristics of Euripides's tragedies.
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 Diagoras of Rhodes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Moreover, Diagoras lived to witness the Olympic victories of his two sons Damagetos and Akousilaos.
At the 83rd Olympiad in 448 BCE, Damagetos won the second of his two prizes for the pankration, and Akousilaos won the boxing victory.
Then, the sons carried their father on their shoulders while the adoring crowd showered them with flowers and congratulated Diagoras on his sons.
www.perseus.tufts.edu /Olympics/diag.html   (405 words)

 K. Tokuno lecture
Rise of Buddhism in India and Its Context (sixth-fifth century BCE)
Life and Legends of the Buddha (566-486 BCE/448-368 BCE)
Assessment of human mind and its role in liberation from suffering
faculty.washington.edu /dwaugh/hist225/lectures/tokunolec.html   (265 words)

 Theravada Buddhism: A Chronology
Buddhism meets cyberspace: on-line Buddhist information networks emerge; several editions of the Pali Tipitaka become available on-line.
According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha's birth took place in 624 BCE, although some recent estimates place the Buddha's birth much later — perhaps as late as 448 BCE {1}.
-1 CE (or 1 BCE — "Before the Common Era") corresponds with the year 1 BC ("Before Christ").
www.accesstoinsight.org /history.html   (1982 words)

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