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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 0s BC
Decades: 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC 10s BC - 0s BC - 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them.
The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and took force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita).
Category: 0s BC The famous statue of Octavian at the Prima Porta Caesar Augustus (Latin:IMP·CAESAR·DIVI·F·AVGVSTVS) ¹ (23 September 63 BC–19 August AD 14), known to modern historians as Octavian for the period of his life prior to 27 BC, is considered the first and one of the most...
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  Julius Caesar
Having held the positions of quaestor in Spain[?] (69 BC), Caesar was elected curule aedile in 65 BC, pontifex maximus in 63 BC, and praetor in 62 BC.
In 61 BC, Caesar served as governor of the province of Hispania Ulterior, and in 60 BC he was elected consul.
Having finally defeated Pompey at the Pharsalus, Greece, in 48 BC, he was given a five-year term as consul, whilst Pompey fled to Egypt, where he was murdered by an officer of King Ptolemy XIII of Egypt.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 70s BC
NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 70s BC Nauru is the world's smallest independent republic, and currently processes asylum seekers for Australia.
Decades: 120s BC - 110s BC - 100s BC - 90s BC - 80s BC - 70s BC - 60s BC - 50s BC - 40s BC - 30s BC - 20s BC - 10s BC This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them.
Category: 70s BC Spartacus, who was believed to be a Thracian (born in what is now Sandanski in present-day Bulgaria), was enslaved by the Romans and led a large slave uprising in what is now Italy during the period 73 BC to 71 BC.
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 CalendarHome.com - Julian calendar - Calendar Encyclopedia
The problems became particularly acute during Julius Caesar's pontificate, 63 BC to 46 BC, when there were only five intercalary months, whereas there should have been eight, and none at all during the five Roman years before 46 BC.
The chronologist Joseph Scaliger established in 1583 that the Augustan reform was instituted in 8 BC, and inferred that the sequence of leap years was 42, 39, 36, 33, 30, 27, 24, 21, 18, 15, 12, 9 BC, AD 8, 12 etc. This proposal is still the most widely accepted solution.
Roman dates before 32 BC were typically a day or two before the day with the same Julian date, so 1 January in the Roman calendar of the first year of the Julian reform actually fell on 31 December 46 BC (Julian date).
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 Cicero - WCD (Wiki Classical Dictionary)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC – 7 December 43 BC), known occasionally in English by the byname Tully, was a Roman statesman, orator and writer of the late Republican period, closely associated with the conservative optimate faction.
As praetor in 66 BC he made his first major political speech—ironically in opposition to the optimates—when he spoke in favour of Pompey's appointment to the command in the East against Mithradates of Pontus.
In 58 BC Publius Clodius Pulcher, who bore a grudge against Cicero for the evidence the latter had given against him at his trial for profanity in 61 BC, was elected tribune of the plebs.
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 Numidia - Encyclopedia.com
It was part of the Carthaginian empire until Masinissa, ruler of E Numidia, allied himself (c.206 BC) with Rome in the Punic Wars.
Masinissa's successor was Micipsa (148-118 BC), one of whose heirs, Jugurtha, brought on a fatal war with Rome.
Later, in the Roman civil war, King Juba I sided with Pompey, and Numidia lost (46 BC) all independence with Julius Caesar's victory.
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 The Roman Empire: in the First Century. The Roman Empire. Emperors. Julius Caeser | PBS
Between 58 and 50 BC, Caesar used his expertise in military strategy, along with the Roman army’s training and discipline to conquer and subdue the rest of Gaul, up to the river Rhine.
On March15, 44 BC, the Ides of March, Caesar was assassinated in the Senate.
Although his own rule was unremarkable, his victory in the civil war replaced a republic, ruled by the consuls and the Senate, with an empire, reigned over by emperors and their hereditary successors.
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 Learn more about 46 BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Learn more about 46 BC in the online encyclopedia.
46 BC Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century
Decades: 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC - 40s BC - 30s BC 20s BC 10s BC 0s BC 0s
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 Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus (consul 32 BC) - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, a member of the noble Ahenobarbus family, accompanied his father at Corfinium and Pharsalus, and, having been pardoned by Julius Caesar, returned to Rome in 46 BC.
After Caesar's assassination he attached himself to Marcus Junius Brutus and Cassius, and in 43 BC was condemned by the lex Pedia as having been implicated in the plot.
He took part in Antony's Parthian campaigns, and was consul in 32 BC.
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 H102_25 Fall of the Roman Republic, 133-27 BC
Ultimately, the two men came to blows in 88 BC in the midst of the Social War and the Asian rebellion induced by Mithradates.
Greek language was commonly spoken in the streets, and it is estimated that 60% of the urban population consisted of slaves or people of slave origins.
The Allies likewise became discontented and began by 121 BC to demand full Roman political status commensurate with their role in the maintenance of empire.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Metellus
BC, Roman matron, famous among the ancient Romans for her beauty; sister of Publius Clodius.
The last stronghold of Pompey's party, the town was besieged in 46 BC by Julius Caesar.
Sertorius was appointed governor of Farther Spain in 83 BC but fled to Africa to escape the reprisals of Sulla.
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 BC Liberals Pass the Working Forest's Enabling Legislation : WC Mediawire
Today’s vote resulted in 46 BC Liberals voting in favour of passing the bill, and 3 MLA’s (the NDP’s Jenny Kwan and Joy Macphail, and Independent Liberal Paul Nettleton) voting against the bill.
While the BC Liberals promise that there will be “open Cabinet” meetings, these will be at their discretion, and are rehearsed with the outcomes already decided in advance.
At any rate, the BC Liberals have already solicited public input on the Working Forest Initiative, which came back 97% opposed among the 2692 submissions made to government last spring (http://srmhttp://www.gov.bc.ca/rmd/workingforest/).
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When Caesar crossed the Rubicon in 49 BC, thus starting a civil war, Sextus' older brother Gnaeus followed their father in his escape to the East, as did most of the conservative senators.
Back in Rome, Julius Caesar was murdered on the Ides of March (March 15) 44 BC by a group of senators led by Cassius and Brutus.
Sextus Pompeius was caught in Miletus in 35 BC and executed without trial (an illegal act since Sextus was a Roman citizen) by order of Marcus Titius, Antony's minion.
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 Astronomy Timeline
2500 BC Stonehenge is used to predict eclipses of the
1800 - 400 BC The Babylonians develop the first calendar based on the motion of the Sun and the phases of theMoon.
46 BC The Julian calendar is brought into use in the Roman Empire by Julius Caesar.
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In 47 BC, Cleopatra had a son, Ptolomy Caesarion, whom she claimed to be fathered by Julius Caesar.
On 25th December 40 BC she gave birth to a boy and a girl who were named Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene (II) respectively.
In 34 BC, under the "Donations of Alexandria", Mark Anthony divided various parts of the Eastern Roman Empire between Cleopatra and her children, legitimating his actions to the Senate by telling them that he was simply installing "client rulers" to these areas.
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 Vercingetorix - France.com
Vercingetorix (died 46 BC), chieftain of the Arverni, led the great Gallic revolt against the Romans in 53 and 52 BC.
Vercintegorix summoned his Gallic allies to attack the besieging Romans, prompting Caesar to build a legendary doughnut-shaped fortification: an inner wall and siegecraft to attack the Arvernian garrison, and an outer defensive perimeter to protect against the attempted relief.
Vercingetorix was captured and imprisoned in the Tullianum in Rome for five years, before being publicly displayed and beheaded as part of Caesar's triumph in 46 BC.
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 bc caesar
In 69 BC, Caesar was elected quaestor and in 65 BC curule aedile.
Negotiations failed to solve the deadlock, and in 49 BC Caesar with his legions boldly crossed the Rubicon River, the southern boundary of his province, and...
In the winter of 7574 BC Caesar was captured by pirated and, while in their custody awaiting the arrival of the ransom money which they demanded, threatened...
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/50s BC
Foundation of the kingdom of Silla in Korea by Bak Hyeokgeose (57 BC)
Battle of Carrhae: the Roman general Marcus Licinius Crassus's attempt to invade the Parthian Empire is defeated by Surena at Carrhae, now Harran in Turkey; Crassus is killed (53 BC).
Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of Egypt (lived 70/69 - 30 BC, reigned 51 - 30 BC) - meets Julius Caesar and later becomes teenager Pharaoh, after her brothers die young.
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 The Global Egyptian Museum | Cleopatra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She was the daughter of Ptolemy XII and Cleopatra V and was born in 69 BC.
In Julius Caesar, who she met in 48 BC, she had a strong ally, and after Ptolemy XIII drowned in the aftermath of the civil war, which he lost, Cleopatra once again came to power, this time with Ptolemy XIV Philopator at her side.
In 46 BC she travelled to Rome with Ptolemy XIV, but returned to Egypt after Caesar was murdered.
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 Former Han: Reform and Decline(49 BC - 6AD)
In 46 BC, it was suggested by officials that the capital should be transferred to Lo-yang, connected to the Chou, also because Ch'ang-an had been the scene of violence and extravagances and it seemed right to estrange the dynasty from such a city.
Some did raise to greater power as they acceded to the secreteriat, but it was short-lived (46-33 BC) and the agency the eunuchs had staffed was abolished in 29 BC, under reformists pressure.
In 42 BC, while China was suffering from famine, a revolt broke in the west, and the central government sent a third of the force the general Feng Feng-shih asked for to reestablish order.
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 Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106-43 BC
Cicero began the upward arc of his legal career in 80 BC, defending Sextus Roscius in a murder case; Roscius claimed he was persecuted by an influential freedman of Sulla the Dictator.
Finally, and to his untold joy, Cicero was elected Consul for 63 BC This highest Roman position was almost unobtainable for any man except an Optimate, a senator with previous consular ancestors; yet Cicero, the "new man," easily came in first.
The decade brought him one final pleasure, when he was elected augur in 52 BC For most of the two years before Rubicon, Cicero served as proconsul of the province of Cilicia and was out of Rome.
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 tScholars.com | 46 BC
2nd century BC · 1st century BC · 1st century
70s BC 60s BC 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC 10s BC
46 BC 45 BC 44 BC 43 BC
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 CUA Athletics
B 1-10 C47 Jason Lutz rush to the BC48, fumble by Jason Lutz recovered by BC Davon Cruz at BC48.
B 1-10 B34 Jason Lutz rush to the BC38, fumble by Jason Lutz recovered by CUA Dave Thornton at BC41, Dave Thornton for loss of 2 yards to the BC43.
C 4-10 B31 Derek McGee sacked for loss of 7 yards to the BC38 (Gary Nelson), fumble by Derek McGee recovered by BC Immanuel Jones at BC49 (Tim McCarthy).
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 Roman to Julian Conversion: AUC 708 = 46 BC
Roman to Julian Conversion: AUC 708 = 46 BC This is the year in which Caesar decided on the reform of the Republican calendar.
However, in 47 BC, the Antiochene calendar cannot yet have been aligned to the Julian calendar, since the Julian reform had not yet been promulgated.
Since the length of AUC 708 = 46 can be established independently of this datum, the result is actually more important for determining the alignment of the unreformed Antiochene calendar than it is for the Roman calendar.
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It relates that Taimhotep was born in year 9 of Ptolemy XII (73 BC) and in the ruler's year 23, while still 13 years old, she was married to Pasherenptah, the high priest of Memphis.
Their wish was granted, and the child, also named Imhotep, was born in year 6 of Cleopatra VII (46 BC).
When he was four (42 BC), his mother died, and was buried by her husband.
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 Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Cleopatra VII & Ptolemy XIII
In the springtime of 51 BC, Ptolemy Auletes died and left his kingdom in his will to his eighteen year old daughter, Cleopatra, and her younger brother Ptolemy XIII who was twelve at the time.
Cleopatra was born in 69 BC in Alexandria, Egypt.
Between 51 and 49 BC, Egypt was suffering from bad harvests and famine because of a drought which stopped the much needed Nile flooding.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for brutus of britain
A priest who lived in Worcestershire, he is the author of the romance-chronicle the Brut (1200), the outstanding product of the 12th-century English literary revival and the first work in English to treat the Arthurian legend.
As pontifex maximus, he directed reforms in 63 bc that...
Born into a Patrician family, he became Pontifex Maximus (High Priest) in 63 BC as part of a deal with POMPEY and CRASSUS, the so-called ‘First Triumvirate’; as consul in 59 he obtained the provinces of Illyricum...
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 Julius Caesar
In 46 BC Caesar was victorious against Scipio in Africa.
Caesar intervened in her behalf, fighting the Alexandrian War of 47 BC during which Ptolemy XIII perished and Cleopatra's throne was secured.
In 44 BC, as Caesar was preparing to request the Senate for the use of the title "King" while outside of Italy, he has murdered by a large group of senatorial conspirators.
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 Malaspina Great Books - Gaius Julius Caesar (c. 100 BCE)
Having held the positions of quaestor in Spain (69 BC), Caesar was elected curule aedile in 65 BC, pontifex maximus in 63 BC, and praetor in 62 BC.
In 61 BC, Caesar served as governor of the province of Hispania Ulterior, and in 60 BC he was elected consul.
Having finally defeated Pompey at Pharsalus, Greece, in 48 BC, he was given a five-year term as consul, whilst Pompey fled to Egypt, where he was murdered by an officer of King Ptolemy XIII of Egypt.
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