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  Protagoras: 480-411 BC
480-411 BC Protagoras was born at Abdera around 480 BC (The exact date is unknown).
In 415 BC Protagoras was forced to flee from Athens because of his teachings.
A few years later, in about 411 BC, he was on a voyage to Sicily where he drowned.
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  Room XIX
Attic kylix with red figures by Duris, 490-480 BC, cat.
Attic kylix with red figures by Duris, 480 BC, cat.
Kylix attica a figure rosse della maniera di Douris, circa 480 BC, cat.
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  480s BC at AllExperts
* 480 BC - Battle of Himera - The Carthaginians under Hamilcar are defeated by the Greeks of Sicily, led by Gelon of Syracuse.
* 489 BC - Eudoxus of Cnidus, early mathematician and adherent of Pythagoras Dion, student of Plato and tyrant of Syracuse.
* 484 BC - Achaeus of Eretria, a Greek tragedian, was born in the town of Eretria in the island of Euboea.
en.allexperts.com /e/0/480s_bc.htm   (615 words)

 The Odessa Virtual Museum of Numismatic
In 107 BC Teodosia was one of the centers of the Scyth's revolt under the leadership of Savmak.
From V BC Phanagorria was in the structure of the Bosporos state, and in I BC it was temporarily renamed into Agrippiya and minted coins under this name.
From the second half of III BC, together with the caulking on behalf of the city community of Pantikapeum, the coins were minted with the names of the Bosporos kings, as a result of the appropriation of the monetary regalia by the king Levkon II.
www.museum.com.ua /en/istor/sev-vost/sev-vost.htm   (1811 words)

 Delphi -- History and Mythology
480 BC: Xerxes' invading army headed for Delphi to plunder its rich temple, and was supposed to have been warded off by Apollo's divine intervention in the form of a rock fall.
During the course of the 8th and 7th centuries BC, the sanctuary grew in prestige as it received splendid dedications from legendary kings such as Gyges and Midas.
Its political role expanded in the 7th century BC, when it became the seat of the Amphictyony, and individual cities began to build along the Sacred Way leading up to the temple - treasuries in which the cities' dedications to Apollo were guarded, and monuments commemorating the cities' successes.
iam.classics.unc.edu /loci/del/16_hist.html   (1185 words)

 Euripides - MSN Encarta
According to tradition, Euripides was born in Salamís on September 23, about 480 bc, the day of the great naval battle between the Greeks and the Persians.
Euripides was austere and considered himself misunderstood by his contemporaries—a conclusion not without foundation, for he was constantly the object of attack by Athenian writers of comedy.
Euripides’ plays were criticized for their unconventionality, for their natural dialogue (his heroes and princes spoke the language of everyday life), and for their independence from traditional religious and moral values.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761567264/Euripides.html   (770 words)

 Athens, Archaic period - Death of Pentheus, by Douris 480 BC
Athens, Archaic period - Death of Pentheus, by Douris 480 BC Archaic Period
On the top of the kylix, figure at right, a Maenad is holding a cheetah by the tail in her right hand and a thyrsos on her left hand.
480 BC, painted by Douris and the potter Python.
www.sikyon.com /Athens/Archaic/amphra_eg45.html   (105 words)

 Greek Timeframe
480 BC Second Persian War- Persian forces led by Xerxes destroy Athens.
384 BC Aristotle, student of Plato, is born.
The temple of Delphi is destroyed in the Sacred War.
library.thinkquest.org /10805/timeframe-g.html   (418 words)

 Carthago -- History and Mythology
The Carthaginian engagement of the Sicilian Greeks in 480 BC at the same time as the Persians under Xerxes were invading Greece seems to have been part of a coordinated plan that met with failure.
By 409 BC Carthage was ready to take on the Greek cities in Sicily, taking Selinus and other Sicilian cities at the turn of the century.
Carthage's subsequent revival of fortune in the first half of the 2nd C. BC led Rome to decide to neutralize the potential threat posed by Carthage once and for all by destroying the city and annexing its territory.
iam.classics.unc.edu /loci/144/144_hist.html   (1310 words)

It is the most significant reference point of ancient Greek culture, as well as the symbol of the city of Athens itself as it represent the apogee of artistic development in the 5th century BC.
During Perikles' Golden Age, ancient Greek civilization was represented in an ideal way on the hill and some of the architectural masterpieces of the period were erected on its ground.
The inscriptions on the numerous and precious offerings to the sanctuary of Athena (marble korai, bronze and clay statuettes and vases) indicate that the cult of the city's patron goddess was established as early as the Archaic period (650-480 B.C.).
www.greece-athens.com /place.php?place_id=1   (248 words)

 How crucial is the Exodus date as 1446 BC?
But I hasten to add that for some of the patterns (using the numbers in the bible) this question is irrelevant because many of the patterns exist irregardless of their exact date in history.
It is reasonable to inquire as to whether or not the popular date of 1446 BC for the Exodus was simply a concoction by scholars to fit the bible numbers.
However, the 1446 BC date was not chosen arbitrarily but was the consequence of first establishing the date for Solomon's temple as c.
www.1260-1290-days-bible-prophecy.org /1446BC-exodus-importance.htm   (1159 words)

 Conflict - Timeline Index
The writings of Herodotus, who was born c.484 B.C., are the great source of knowledge of the histo...
In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian Empire at the pass of Thermopylae in central Greece.
The Battle of Salamis was a naval battle between the Greek city-states and Persia in September, 480 BC in the strait between Piraeus and Salamis Island, a small island in...
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 Chou and Spring & Autumn Chinese -- 1100-480 BC (DBA 16b)
Many, many years ago, about 4100 BC to be exact, there was a tiny state in what is now North China called the Hs'ia or Xia Dynasty (pronounced Siah).
In 1763 BC, it was overrun by the Shang (rhymes with Tongue) Dynasty, at the semi-legendary Battle of Ming Tiao.
The subsequent era from 707 BC to 480 BC was called, very poetically, the Springs and Autumns Period, or Ch'un Ch'iu., the name given to the era by K'ung Fu-Tzu (Confucius) in his Annals of the State of Lu.
www.fanaticus.org /DBA/armies/dba16b.html   (1179 words)

 World History 500-400 BC
- According to legend, Rome was founded in 753 B.C. Its traditional founder was Romulus, said to be the son of a princess of Alba Longa.
In 405 B.C., the Athenian fleet was destroyed at Aegospotami.
In 404 B.C., the Spartans finally captured Athens and brought the war to an end.
www.multied.com /dates/500bc.html   (736 words)

 Acropolis Museum - Dilos Holiday World   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Art and Architecture - MSN Encarta
During the Geometric period the Greeks came into closer contact with cultures of the Near East, and traders and artisans from Phoenicia (along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea) settled in parts of Greece itself.
During most of its ancient history, Greece was a disunited land of scattered city-states, and wars between the city-states probably first occurred by the end of the 8th century bc.
The period from 750 bc to 480 bc is called the Archaic period.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761561691/Greek_Art_and_Architecture.html   (1126 words)

 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)

 Philolaus - Greek Philosopher - Crystalinks
Philolaus (circa 480 BC ­ circa 405 BC) was a Greek mathematician and philosopher.A classic philologist, August Boeckh (1785­1867) places his life between the 70th and 95th Olympiads (496 BC­396 BC).
He lived around 475 BC and he was in Croton during the persecution of the Pythagoreans.He was said to have been intimate with Democritus, and was probably one of his teachers.
This mysterious counter-earth was never seen, because its position in relation to the Earth was parallel to the relative positions of the Earth and the Sun; that of two spheres, connected at fixed points along a circle.
www.crystalinks.com /philolaus.html   (817 words)

 Aeschylus - Crystalinks
That same year, he participated in the Battle of Marathon, and in 480 BC he fought at the Battle of Salamis.
His tragedies, first performed about 500 BC, were presented as trilogies, or groups of three, usually bound together by a common theme, and each trilogy was followed by a satyr drama (low comedy involving a mythological hero, with a chorus of satyrs).
Attributed to Aeschylus in antiquity, it is generally considered by modern scholars to be the work of an unknown 4th century BC playwright, quite possibly Ion, Aeschylus' son.
www.crystalinks.com /aeschylus.html   (492 words)

 Sophocles - Phantis
Sophocles (496 BC–406 BC; Greek: Σοφοκλης) was an ancient Greek playwright, dramatist, priest and politician of Athens.
At the age of sixteen, he was chosen to lead the chorus of naked boys (paean) at the Athenian celebration of the victory against the Persians at the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC.
In 440 BC, Sophocles was elected as one of the ten strategoi (military commanders) of Athens.
wiki.phantis.com /index.php/Sophocles   (543 words)

 ARCL2001: Lecture 2
The absolute chronological framework for the material culture of Athens in the sixth and fifth centuries BC is fixed by only a handful of monuments and artefacts.
Kore from the east pediment of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, 510-500 BC.
In 480 BC the Persian invasion of Athens resulted in the destruction of many Athenian monuments.
teaching.arts.usyd.edu.au /archaeology/arcl2001/lecture_2.htm   (598 words)

 Nabu-rimanni Summary
480 BC) was a Chaldean or Babylonian astronomer and mathematician.
In the early 6th century BC they had determined relative movements of the Sun and Moon, lunar perigee and apogee and their nodes, intersections of lunar orbit with ecliptic, which are responsible for the saros cycle.
The movement of the Moon relative to the Sun was slighter for 10" per annum, the movement of lunar perigee was larger for 20" per annum and the movement of its nodes was slighter for 5" per annum.
www.bookrags.com /Nabu-rimanni   (582 words)

 ARCL2001: Lecture 11
Just before the Persian sack of Athens (480 BC) the sculpted male freestanding figure witnessed a radical development: the symmetricality and frontality of the standing male was brought to an end by the shift of the figure's weight onto one leg, accompanied by a corresponding rise in the hip positioned over the flexed leg.
This style is also sometimes known as the "Severe" style, due to the serious facial expression of the figures and a move away from ornate surface treatment of hair and draperies to concentrate on form and movement.
Made of an alloy of copper and tin, bronze statues were kept polished and shiny: lips, and sometimes also eyebrows and nipples, were often inlaid with copper or silver, and the eyes were inset with glass paste and stones.
teaching.arts.usyd.edu.au /archaeology/arcl2001/lecture_11.htm   (607 words)

 Main Page - Project Athinai
However, the second Persian attempt, in 480 BC, was in fact a full blown invasion of Continental Greece.
Around 460 BC, Athens was powerful enough to conduct a naval intervention in Egypt while simultaneously facing war at home against a coalition led by Sparta.
Even though the city presented itself as the leader of the Delian League, this league was an empire all but in name and the Athenians effectively ruled over a territory extending from the Adriatic Sea to the Black Sea.
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 480 BC
Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
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Philolaus, Greek mathematician and philosopher (+ circa 405 BC) (estimated date).
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to legend, Euripides was born in Salamís on September 23 480 BC, the day of the Persian War's greatest naval battle.
It was not until 441 BC that he won first prize, and over the course of his lifetime, Euripides claimed a mere four victories.
He is believed to have died there in winter 407/6 BC; ancient biographers have told many stories about his death, but the simple truth was that it was probably his first exposure to the harsh Macedonia winter which killed him.
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 Molivos - Mithymna - Lesvos - Molyvos - Mithimna - Lesbos
Mithymna flourishes during the 7th and 6th century BC and competitiveness between the town and Mytilene grows.
Classical Period (480-323 BC): In 479 BC Mithymna is liberated from the Persians and joins the 1st Athenian Alliance.
In 406 BC the city is conquered by the Spartans, who impose the oligarchy.
www.molivos.net /mithymna2.htm   (539 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 480   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He succeeded (c.491 BC) his half brother, Cleomenes I. When the Persians invaded Greece under Xerxes (480 BC), Leonidas with 300 Spartans and 5,000 auxiliaries was given the pass at Thermopylae to hold.
c.500-480 BC, marble sculptures from the temple of Aphaia discovered in 1811 and erroneously restored by Thorvaldsen.
Salamis, Battle of (480 BC) A naval battle fought in the Aegean Sea during the Greek-Persian wars.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=480&StartAt=1   (865 words)

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