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  560s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
560 BC - Pisistratus seizes the Acropolis of Athens and declares himself tyrant.
May, 563 BC - Birth of Siddhartha Gautama, later known as Gautama Buddha in Lumbini, India.
569 BC - Birth of Pythagoras on the Island of Samos, visionary mathematician (+ 475 BC) (approximate date).
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 Greek sculptors and painters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Examples from the 6th century BC have muscular limbs, a narrow arch for the lower boundary of the thorax, and horizontal markings.
About 675 BC vase painters in Corinth began to decorate their wares with fl silhouetted figures, usually in one or more small friezes of running animals with rounded forms, in what is called the proto-Corinthian style.
Among masterpieces are the François Vase made in 560 BC by Ergotinus and painted by Clitias (Museo Archeologico, Florence), the Dionysus Cup by Exekias (Glyptothek), and works by two of the most distinguished painters in the fl-figure style, Lydos and the Amasis Painter (Metropolitan Museum).
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Typical for this period are clay models depicting everyday scenes or ritual acts such as the famous model of a mystery celebration found in Vouni.
The Persian rule (until 331 b.c.) was marked by conflicts among the population.
Destructive earthquakes occur during the 1 st century BC and the 1 st century AD and cities are rebuilt.
www.dashofer.com.cy /vs_home/holiday/history/home.htm   (1617 words)

  
 Representations of Persians
475 BC] the bearded Persian lunges to the left with his shield over his forward-extended left arm.
475 BC] a youthful Greek advances to the right aiming his spear at a bearded Persian, who, having shot an arrow past the Greek, draws back and strives to defend himself with his sword.
475 BC] depicts the combat of two Greeks with a mounted Persian.
www.faculty.fairfield.edu /rosivach/cl115/perspics.htm   (276 words)

  
 Pythagoras   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 525 BC Cambyses II, the king of Persia, invaded Egypt.
Polycrates had been killed in about 522 BC and Cambyses died in the summer of 522 BC, either by committing suicide or as the result of an accident.
In 510 BC Croton attacked and defeated its neighbour Sybaris and there is certainly some suggestions that Pythagoras became involved in the dispute.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Pythagoras.html   (2701 words)

  
 Mark Moxon, Travel Writer: Cyprus: A Brief History of Cyprus
2300 BC – 1050 BC This period is characterised by trade with Egypt and Syria, the introduction of a Cypro-Minoan script (still not deciphered), and the first fortifications in places like Kition in modern-day Larnaka.
1050 BC – 750 BC This is a bit of a dark age, with Cyprus being cut off from the rest of the world for a couple of centuries.
58 BC – 395 AD In 58 BC Cyprus becomes a province of the Roman Empire, during which time the mosaics of Pafos are built, and Christianity comes to the island.
www.moxon.net /cyprus/a_brief_history_of_cyprus.html   (1166 words)

  
 The mints of the 'Thraco-macedonian' people and of the aytonomous cities
Their mints began to function after the mid-6th century BC and gradually ceased after the end of the Persian Wars.
In 432/1 BC the mint of the Chalkidian League was instituted and continued functioning until 348 BC.
The coins of the 'Thraco-Macedonian' peoples and of the autonomous cities were made of silver, according to varying standards of measure, and exported in large quantities to the markets of the eastern Mediterranean, attesting the close commercial links of the issuers with that area.
www.macedonian-heritage.gr /HellenicMacedonia/en/B1.2.6.1.html   (310 words)

  
 Burning of Books: 213 BC
213 BC In 213 BC, all Confucian books were burned save one copy of each which was kept in the Chinese State Library.
This goal was to be carried out in three stages which included taking control over the state in 238 BC, defeating rivals and expanding China's borders from 230-221 BC, and organizing his conquests.
The ban on books was lifted in 191 BC, after the Qin were overthrown by the Han Dynasty.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/China/BookBurn.html   (430 words)

  
 475 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centuries: 4th century BC - 5th century BC - 6th century BC
Decades: 520s BC 510s BC 500s BC 490s BC 480s BC - 470s BC - 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC
Years: 480 BC 479 BC 478 BC 477 BC 476 BC - 475 BC - 474 BC 473 BC 472 BC 471 BC 470 BC
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B.C.), AE 27 mm, head, rev. sphinx (Villaronga 38); Lucania, Metapontum (3rd cent.
B.C.), AE 14 mm, veiled Demeter, rev. barley ear (HN Italy 1693); Thrace, Samothrace (2nd cent.
B.C.), AE 15 mm, Athena, rev. king (BMC...
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 A Brief Outline of China's History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 221 BC, the young king of the Qin kingdom conquered the other states and declared himself First Emperor, hoping his legacy and scions would go on to rule for the next ten thousand years.
The Bronze Age in China led to the widespread use of jade, pottery, silk, bronze and metalwork.
The great literary and philosophical works in the 5th century BC would later form the basis of the imperial educational system.
www.hkfilms.150m.com /Chinese/chinahistory.htm   (1686 words)

  
 List of state leaders in 500 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Egypt (Twenty-Seventh Dynasty) - Darius I, Pharaoh of Egypt (521 BC-486 BC)
Eastern Zhou Dynasty - King Jing of Zhou (519 BC - 475 BC)
India (Magadhan Empire) - Bimbisara, Shishunagan ruler (544 BC-491 BC)
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/List_of_state_leaders_in_500_BC   (202 words)

  
 Chinese History - Zhou Dynasty (www.chinaknowledge.org)
Kingdoms of Israel and Juda, destruction of Jerusalem 578 BC by Babylon (king Nebukadnezzar).
Alexander the Great conquers Minor Asia, Persia, Egypt 333 BC; division of his empire among generals.
Gautama Buddha preaches his religion of enlightenment, died 483 BC; Jaina religion.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Zhou/zhou.html   (535 words)

  
 CYPRUSIVE - North Cyprus Web Guide - Roman Period (58 BC - AD 330)
The period of some 30 years up to 30 BC was marked by the struggle for power in Rome.
His assassination in 44 BC was followed by disorder until Octavian, Caesar`s great nephew, vanquished his opponents and ascended to power as Emperor Augustus.
Cyprus was initially included in the province of Cilicia, but after briefly reverting to Egyptian control, it was in 22 BC classified as a senatorial province, and administered by a proconsul and his staff, who resided in Paphos.
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 Slide List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Attic red figure cup by Douris: school scene, early 5th c BC (Boardman fig.
Corinthian column krater: Eurytios and Herakles at symposium, with Iole, early 6th c BC (Boardman fig.
Attic red figure cup by the Foundry Painter: bronze sculpture workshop, early 5th c BC (Boardman fig.
www.wisc.edu /arth/ah301/22-brygos/slidelist.html   (619 words)

  
 Ancient Greek Jewellery - masterpieces of yore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Classical times (475-330 BC) there was a distinct preference for filigree work rather than granulation, in combination with enamel which had reappeared, having been used earlier in Mycenaean gold work.
Though metalworking developed apace during the Archaic period (600-475 BC) there are but scant examples of the goldsmith's art in Greece at that time.
In the seventh century BC new centres of gold working appeared in the Aegean islands, where the arts of sculpture and pottery-making were already, flourishing.
www.chennaionline.com /style/jewellery/greek.asp   (295 words)

  
 Greek Jewellery - 5000 years of tradition - Ancient Greek Jewelry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Though metalworking developed apace during the Archaic period (600-475 BC) there are but scant examples of the goldsmith's art in Greece at that time (figs 9,10).
This dearth of gold jewellery (mainly silver, bronze or iron pieces have survived) can perhaps be explained by the Persian Wars and the fact that the Persians controlled the Middle East, and consequently the amount of gold available.
In Classical times (475-330 BC) there was a distinct preference for filigree work rather than granulation, and moreover in combination with enamel (fig.
www.add.gr /jewel/elka/page64.htm   (207 words)

  
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525 BC- was taken prisoner when Egyptian resistence collapsed (taken to Babylon)
513 BC- went to Delos to nurse Pherekydes who was dying
475 BC-died at around 100 (no one is really sure of the date or how he died)
helios.acomp.usf.edu /~watkins3   (120 words)

  
 480 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Battle of Himera The CarthageCarthaginians under Hamilcar are defeated by the Greeks of Sicily, led by Gelon of Syracuse/.
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 Art Tours
Art and architecture of China from the Neolithic culture to the 20th century represent the most significant achievements of the world's longest continuous civilization.
7000 BC Millet and rice were principal crops and pigs was the main domestic animal during this period.
Most of these ritual vessels are for cooking, serving and preserving food or wine.
www.nautilusimports.com /arts/arttour.htm   (737 words)

  
 Directory of Pages each page represents one object in the collection
Greece, Athens / Janiform Kantharos / 460-420 BC
Greece, Boeotia, Thebes, / Stater: Amphora in Incuse / 379-338 BC
Greek / Goddess or Maiden / 675-650 B.C. Greek / Head of a goddess / 4th century B.C. Greek / Head of a Man from a Fune / ca.
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 CYPRUSIVE - North Cyprus Web Guide - Hellenistic Period (325 - 58 BC)
However, in 306 BC, Demetrius, the son of Antigonus, landed at Carpasia and eventually mastered the island, holding it until 295 BC, when it was retaken by Ptolemy.
The latter period of Ptolemaic rule degenerated into a series ot internecine squabbles, and the insolent behaviour of the last Ptolemy towards a Roman senator, who was later elected tribune, gave Rome an excuse to annex the island.
Marcus Portius Cato arrived in 58 BC to implement the annexation, and Cyprus became a province of the Roman Empire.
www.cyprusive.com /?CID=223   (565 words)

  
 Ancient Greek Coins
Bronze drachm (AE18) of Phillip II of Macedonia (359-336 BC).
Note: Such was the influence of Alexander the Great, that the coins bearing his name and portrait were continued to be minted all over his Empire long after his death.
Superb EF AE21 of Philip V, King of Macedonia (229-179 BC).
www.ancientcoins.ca /greek3f.html   (954 words)

  
 Paestum or Poseidonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Poseidonia (modern-day Paestum) was founded by Greek colonists around 600 BC.
A local tribe, the Lucanians, took over the site around 400 BC, and it became Roman in 273 BC.
An odd number of columns along the front is an unusual situation, perhaps driven by the fact that the cella, or central chamber, was divided into two aisles.
www.beloit.edu /~arthist/historyofart/greek/paestum.htm   (242 words)

  
 Hellenistic - Timeline Index
In 407 B.C. he became a pupil and friend of Socrates.
He studied (367-347 B.C.) under Plato and later (342-339 B.C.) tutored Alexander the Great at the Macedonian court.
Alexander surprised everyone at age 20 by quickly revealing himself to be every bit the man (even moreso) than his father, the awesome Philip II (382-336) of Macedon.
www.timelineindex.com /content/select/361/44,361   (465 words)

  
 Pythagoras, Phoenician/Greek Mathematician
Pythagoras was born on the island of Samos in 568 BC to a Phoenician merchant from Tyre called Mnesarchus
There are accounts of Mnesarchus returning to Tyre with Pythagoras and that he was taught there by the Chaldaeans and the learned men of Phoenicia and was initiated into the 'Ancient Mysteries' of the Phoenicians c.
Anaximander certainly was interested in geometry and cosmology and many of his ideas would influence Pythagoras's own views.
phoenicia.org /pythagoras.html   (3095 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Astronomy (predicted the total solar eclipse of 28 May 585 BC, and fixed the solstices)
His immediate and perhaps most prominent successor was Theophrastos of Eressos (372 - 287 BC).
Pyrrho disputes the possibility of attaining truth by sensory apprehension, reason, or the two combined, and thence infers the necessity of total suspension of judgment on things.
plaza.ufl.edu /muichrm/grphilosophy.html   (868 words)

  
 Half of Asia for a Thousand Years: Main Guide
This Semitic language was written in Iraq from at latest 2500 BC to at earliest AD 100 (Huehnergard 1995: 2117-2119), and outside Iraq (primarily to the west and north, and so outside of the relevant region) for much of that time.
Remains from after 475 BC consist, per Reiner, of inscriptions and administrative documents, of which I ignored the latter.
This Iranian language was written in Fars, southwestern Iran, from about 520 BC (per an inscription which claims the script was invented for the purpose of that inscription being inscribed!); by the 4th century BC it apparently was already changing into Middle Persian.
www.panix.com /~josephb/fishtory/chapter2/unote1.html   (14022 words)

  
 Images of Poseidon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Poseidon, Apollo, and Artemis: Athens, Parthenon frieze from the East side Acropolis, Athens 442-438 BC.
Poseidon and Athena: Athens, Parthenon, west pediment, 437-432 BC.
Temple of Poseidon and the Basilica: ca 450 BC and 550 BC.
www.holycross.edu /departments/classics/jhamilton/mythology/poseidon   (122 words)

  
 Greek Philosophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
585-250 BC Mythopoeic Thought in the Greek Tradition
585 BC: Thales of Miletus begins the development of philosophy by speculating about the nature of the "cosmos."
335-263 BC: Zeno of Citium begins the Stoic school of philosophy
campus.northpark.edu /History/WebChron/WestCiv/GreekPhilosophy.Chron.html   (46 words)

  
 Prime or Primary: sources (to about A.D.800)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The co-ordinate system assumes that the Earth is roughly spherical, but as it was written centuries before Greenwich Observatory was founded, its prime meridian of longitude (0 degrees) is in the Atlantic, to the west of all known land.
"the Finns the Goth had contact with long before 475 BC (read Herodotus about the peoples beyond the Skytians [=Scythians; a problem with this reference is that Herodotus refers to numerous peoples beyond the Scythians- see MAP] and try to get hold of some of Alexander the Greats material as well).
There is not even any need to invoke "lost books", for 475 BC is within the timeframe covered by the surviving book 11 of the "Library".
www.trochos.plus.com /primesauce/earlier.htm   (4377 words)

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