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  Phokians, 668-450 BC (I/52h), 450-275 BC (II/5f)
Phokaeans, Phocians), lay north of Boeotia and Thebes and was bounded by Locris and Aetolia to the west and Thessalia to the north.
In 356 BC, the Theban-dominated Amphictionic League imposed a large fine on Phokia for cultivating the Delphic territory of Cirrha.
During the winter of 355 BC, Onomarchos drew on the Delphic treasury to recruit mercenaries and to bribe the Thessalians into withdrawing.
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 Quotation Search - Quote Search - The Quotations Page
Aristophanes (450 BC - 388 BC), Wasps, 422 B.C. Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Aristophanes (450 BC - 388 BC), 450-385 BC, Birds, 414 BC
Men of sense often learn from their enemies.
www.quotationspage.com /search.php3?Author=Aristophanes&file=all2   (319 words)

  
 Ancient Greek Literature - History for Kids!
The oldest tragedies that we still have were written by Aeschylus around 500 BC.
We also have tragedies written by Sophocles (around 450 BC) and Euripides (around 425 BC).
The oldest comedies that we still have are by Aristophanes, and were also written around 425 BC.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/literature/greeklit.htm   (504 words)

  
  The Twelve Tables. 450 BC & Law History Homework Ranch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
450 BC, History of Law, and Legal History all sail aboard
450 BC Live Homework Chat--please feel free to use the message board below to schedule a chat session.
And the brave of heart shall certainly wish to sign their souls aboard The Jolly Roger.
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  Greek art - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Between 700 and 600 BC this geometric style gave way to new interest in representation, and Asian influence encouraged the use of floral and arabesque designs and the adoption of Asian monster and animal themes.
The height of the classical period, or Golden Age (c.450-400 BC), was the time of Pericles and Thucydides, of the great dramatists Sophocles and Euripides, and of the young Socrates.
BC onward copies of former masterpieces of sculpture, which only approximate their prototypes, appear frequently along with vigorous group compositions closely related to the Pergamene school (e.g., Laocoön and His Sons, Vatican).
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Greekart.html   (1409 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Artaxerxes I of Persia
Artaxerxes I (Artakhshathra I) was king of the Persian Empire from 465 BC to 424 The name as given is the Greek form; the Persian form is Artakhshathra.
This indirectly caused the Athenians to move the treasury of the Delian League from the island of Delos to the Athenian acropolis.
This article or section should include material fromKimon Cimon (died 450 BC?) was a major figure of the 470s BC and 460s BC in Athens, and the son of Miltiades.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Artaxerxes-I-of-Persia   (1309 words)

  
 Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (450 BC) - Definition, explanation
In 451 BC Athens concluded a five-year truce with Sparta.
The Battle of Salamis of 480 BC was a naval battle in the Greco-Persian Wars near the island of Salamis near Athens in Greece.
The Battle of Salamis in Cyprus of 306 BC was a naval battle between the fleets of Demetrius I of Macedon and Ptolemy I of Egypt.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/b/ba/battle_of_salamis_in_cyprus__450_bc_.php   (387 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Kimon
They were allied against the Persian empire and the war between the Greek states and the Persians went on between 500 and 449 BC.
In 475 BC, Kimon won the Athenians’ hearts by avenging Theseus’ death.
Salamis is an ancient city on the east coast of Cyprus, at the mouth of the river Pedieos, 6 km North of GazimaguÅŸa.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kimon   (1993 words)

  
 History of Ancient Greece - Crystalinks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The period from 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is described in History of Mycenaean Greece known for the reign of King Agamemnon and the wars against Troy as narrated in the epics of Homer.
From 650 BC onwards, the aristocracies had to fight not to be overthrown and replaced by populist leaders called tyrants (tyrranoi), a word which did not necessarily have the modern meaning of oppressive dictators.
In 404 BC Athens sued for peace, and Sparta dictated a predictably stern settlement: Athens lost her city walls, her fleet, and all of her overseas possessions.
www.crystalinks.com /greekhistory.html   (3248 words)

  
  Acropolis Museum - Dilos Holiday World
Contains marble sculptures of the 5th and 4th century BC, The Prokne of Alkamenes, Head of Alexander the Great, the base of Atarbos, Hermes Propylaios and a relief with a decree containing a treaty between Athens and Samos.
Sculptures from the period of the Severe Style (480 - 450 BC), the Kritios boy, the kore of Euthydikos, the Propylaia kore, the Athena Angelitos and the relief of the Pensive Athena.
Caryatids from the south porch of the Erechtheion (420 BC) and the relief with an Athenian triereme.
www.dilos.com /location/10216   (740 words)

  
 Greek Catalogue
470-460 BC Nolan amphora by the Sabouroff painter
450 BC Kylix of a Hoplitodromos near the Euergides painter
450 BC Lekythos in the manner of the Karlsruhe painter,
www.royalathena.com /pages/greekcatpages/greekvsattrf.html   (117 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Delian League
The Delian League was inaugurated in 477 BC as an offensive and defensive alliance against Persia.
Many writers report that a formal peace treaty, known as the Peace of Callias, was formalized in 450 BC, but some writers believe that the treaty was a myth created later to inflate the stature of Athens.
The Second Athenian Empire, a maritime self-defense league, was founded in 377 BC and was led by Athens; but Athens would never recover the full extent of her power, and her enemies were now far stronger and more varied.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Delian_League   (1552 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Classically, the Iron Age is taken to begin in the 12th century BC in the ancient Near East, ancient Greece (with the Greek Dark Ages), and ancient India (with the post-Rigvedic Vedic civilization).
By 800 BC, it was spreading to Hallstatt C via the alleged "Thraco-Cimmerian" migrations.
The majority of remains of their iron producing and flsmith's industries from 5th to 3rd century BC was found near Nikopol in Kamenskoe Gorodishche, which is believed to be the specialized metallurgic region of the ancient Scythia.
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 BBC - Schools - Ancient Greece Timeline
The first shows details of the period from 800 BC until the end of the Greek empire in 146 BC.
The second timeline shows the period from 1000 BC to the present day.
490 and 480 BC Greeks defeat Persian invaders at the battles of Marathon (490 BC)and Salamis (480 BC).
www.bbc.co.uk /schools/ancientgreece/timeline/index.shtml   (203 words)

  
 Straight Dope Staff Report: Who wrote the Bible? (Part 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Around 450 BC (the dates are uncertain, perhaps as early as 460 BC, perhaps as late as 398 BC), Ezra the scribe and Nehemiah the governor re-established centralized Judaism in Jerusalem.
The story of Ruth is set during the era of the Judges, around 1100 BC (three generations before David.) The Catholic and Protestant canons accordingly place it between Judges and Samuel.
Authorship probably dates from the late Persian period, say 350 BC, when the recollection of Xerxes and his reign had faded, and when the Jews were subject to persecution for their refusal to be assimilated.
www.straightdope.com /mailbag/mbible2.html   (3422 words)

  
 450 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After minor preliminary successes (including the capture of Inessa from its Greek colonists), Ducetius, a Hellenised leader of the Siculi, an ancient people of Sicily, is decisively defeated by the combined forces of Syracuse and Acragas.
Alcibiades, Athenian general and politician (died 404 BC)
Cimon, Athenian statesman and general (born around 510 BC).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/450_BC   (332 words)

  
 British Museum: Greek Myth Summer - Medea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Minerva stands in the middle (identified by her snake-fringed aegis and spear); Venus comes climactically last, her charms carefully concealed - to be spectacularly revealed at the right moment.
Fig 6: An image captures the horror of the sack of Troy: the double murder of king Priam and his grandson, the son of Hector.
Priam has been pushed down on the altar (that should have provided him with sanctuary) and is about to be battered to death by the baby held in the raised right hand of the warrior to the left, Neoptolemus, the son of Achilles.
www.british-museum.ac.uk /myths/mythtrojan.html   (933 words)

  
 Alexander the Great - Series Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
King of Macedon, born 356, ruled 336-323 BC; also known in legend as Iskander or Sikander, 'the Great', 'the Two Horned' and 'the Accursed'.
Greek historian of Halicarnassos (now in South-West Turkey); his History written around 450 BC is our main account of the Great Persian War.
Captured at Issus in 333 BC, died before Arbela in 331 BC; her daughter by Darius, also called Stateira, married Alexander in 324 BC.
www.mpt.org /programsinterests/mpt/alexander/overview/cast_parentage.html   (872 words)

  
 British Archaeology magazine, February 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Vix burial, belonging to a princess who died around 450 BC, shows that feasting goods of the very highest quality were imported from the Mediterranean.
The bronze krater, with its gorgon-head handle terminals, frieze decorations and the cast female figure that constitutes the handle of the lid, is the most spectacular piece of classical Greek metalwork to survive anywhere, including all the known pieces from Greece itself.
Drinking horns, for example, are found from at least 550 BC at Hochdorf until the 18th century in Scotland and Ireland.
www.britarch.ac.uk /BA/ba57/feat2.html   (2604 words)

  
 DNK Amazon Store :: The Sarmatians 600 BC-AD 450 (Men-at-Arms)
The Sarmatians - one of the many nomadic groups to emerge from the great Eurasian Steppe - crossed the Don in about the 3rd century BC to displace their western neighbours, the Scythians, in the lands north of the Black Sea.
Drawing upon a wide reading of Classical authors and of Russian archaeological publications, this fascinating study is the first major English language attempt to reconstruct their armour, equipment and tactics.
Personally, I found it interesting that swords with ring shaped pommels were popular among the Sarmatians from the 2nd century BC to the 2nd century AD, as my family coat of arms has a sword with a ring shaped pommel.
www.entertainmentcareers.net /book/ProductDetails.aspx?asin=184176485X   (616 words)

  
 History
From 450 BC on the Greeks studied and improved many kinds of mathematics.
While the Greeks’ greatest mathematical discoveries were occurring between 300 BC and 200 BC, mathematics was also making progress in Islamic countries, such as Iran, Syria, and India.
Two branches of mathematics were invented in the eighteenth century, the calculus of variations and number theory, which had begun with Fermat.
library.thinkquest.org /4116/History/history.htm   (298 words)

  
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Back-buoyancy BC with a low-profile air cell and a depth-compensating waistband instead of a cummerbund.
Back-buoyancy BC with a large rigid backpack, substantial buoyant lift and lots of D-rings.
Jacket-style BC with heavy-duty D-rings and a sheathed dive knife on the left pocket.
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 WOMEN AND GENDER IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
BC): “We have hetairai for the sake of pleasure, prostitutes for the daily care of the body, but wives to bear us legitimate children and to be the trusted guardians of our households.”
BC on led to influx of slaves, loot, and tribute; 40 percent of
in 30 BC and assumed sole leadership of the empire (although he claimed to restore the republic)
www.cofc.edu /~mccandla/WomenAncientWorldOutline.htm   (711 words)

  
 Vereinfachte Zeittafel keltischer Archäologie und Geschichte   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
279/278 BC Balkankelten plündern Delphi, werden zurück-geschlagen, setzten daraufhin nach Kleinasien über und gründen das Reich der Galater.
Jhdt BC Römer beginnen mit der ‚Unterwerfung’ der cisalpinen Gallier
Ca 190 BC Boier werden aus der Poebene vertrieben, Galater werden von den Römern unterworfen.
www.univie.ac.at /keltologie/vereinfachte_zeittafel_keltische.htm   (447 words)

  
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Tripp Lite's BC Personal 450 UPS system provides excellent basic battery backup for home and small office personal computers.
450 VA of battery backup allows you to work through short flouts or safely shut down during longer ones.
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 ART APPRECIATION
Tombstone Of Hegeso, (Stele) 400 Bc Hermes With The Young Dionysus, 340 Bc, Praxiteles
620 – 500 bc) Greek statues of this time are characterized, among other b a conventional smiling expression known as the Archaic Smile.
480-450 bc  Was so called because it seemed severe in comparison with the fully developed Classical art of the  period 450-330 bc.
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 eHistory.com: Alcibiades (BC 450 - 404)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Alcibiades, an Athenian, was born in BC 450 to the Alcmaeonidae family.
His father, Clinias, commander of the Athenian army, died in battle in BC 446 in Boeotia.
Alcibiades was only 46 years old when he died in BC 404.
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 THE BRONZE-CASTING PROCESS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Sometime around 3,000 BC, metallurgists in Mesopotamia discovered that if they added a small amount of tin ore to the copper ore during smelting the resulting metal was harder and thus more useful than either tin or copper alone.
Jumping 1,000 years ahead in time, the scene in the sixteenth century BC Egyptian foundry can be compared to and contrasted with the Greek foundry scene shown on the sixth century BC Berlin Foundry Cup.
From 1,500 BC forward, larger items were being hollow-cast in bronze using the lost-wax method.
www.unc.edu /courses/rometech/public/content/arts_and_crafts/Sara_Malone/BRONZE_3.html   (1732 words)

  
 History overview
The Babylonian basis of mathematics was inherited by the Greeks and independent development by the Greeks began from around 450 BC.
Zeno of Elea's paradoxes led to the atomic theory of Democritus.
The major Greek progress in mathematics was from 300 BC to 200 AD.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/HistTopics/History_overview.html   (1886 words)

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