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  Buddha - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
483 bc), the founder of Buddhism, born in the Lumbini park near Kapilavastu, in present-day Nepal near the Indian border.
The name Gautama Buddha by which the historical Buddha is known is a combination of his family name Gautama and the epithet Buddha, meaning “Enlightened One”.
Modern Theravada countries place his birth in 623 bc, and his death in 543 bc, but these dates are rejected by most Western and Indian historians.
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 Roman Timeline of the 5th Century BC
491 BC Coriolanus, Roman commander of the Volscians is impeached and condemned to exile.
480 BC The Greek forces under the general Themistocles defeat the invading Persian navy under King Xerxes at the battle of Salamis.
421 BC The number of positions of quaestors is increased to four, and it is opened to plebeians.
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 Life of Buddha (Buddhas' Resume)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
483 BC Siddhartha Gautama lived in the present-day border area between India and Nepal in the 6th century before Christ; his exact birth date is unknown.
563-547 BC Siddhartha spends his childhood in the palace of his father at Kapilavastu, Southern Nepal, where he is raised by his aunt Mahaprajapati until the age of seven.
March 527 BC The Buddha briefly returns to the palace of his father to convert the royal family and ordains many of the Sakya tribe.
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 Bharateeya Historiography - Background - Page4
In Sri Lanka, 483 BC is accepted as the date of his nirvana while in Burma 544 BC is accepted.
In Tibet it is believed to be 835 BC, while in China, 11th century BC is the accepted date.
Buddha was an Indian and the Indian Puranic tradition believes that the nirvana took place in 1793 or 1807 BC However, in the educational institutions, the chronology prepared by the British scholars is taught and according to them, the Ceylonese date i.e., 483 B. C is the date of nirvana.
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 CalendarHome.com - 5th century BC - Calendar Encyclopedia
The 5th and 6th centuries BC are a period of philosophical brilliance among advanced civilizations.
Aeschylus of Athens, playwright (525 - 456 BC).
Socrates of Athens, philosopher (470 - 399 BC).
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 480s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
August, 480 BC - Battle of Artemisium - The Persian fleet fights an inconclusive battle with the Greek allied fleet.
480 BC - Battle of Himera - The Carthaginians under Hamilcar are defeated by the Greeks of Sicily, led by Gelon of Syracuse.
484 BC - Achaeus of Eretria, a Greek tragedian, was born in the town of Eretria in the island of Euboea.
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 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.
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In 483 BC the democratic leader Themistocles proposed that the proceeds of recently discovered veins of silver at the state mines at Laurium be used to construct and to equip a fleet of 200 triremes, state of the art warships, to protect Athenian shipping.
Obstruction by conservatives, led by Aristides, led to the ostracism of 483 in which Aristides was expelled from Athens and the construction of the fleet proceeded.
In 479 BC the Hellenic League assembled some 80,000 infantry on the plain of Plataea in Boeotia and defeated the remaining Persian forces.
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 483 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Xerxes I of Persia is encouraged by his cousin and brother-in-law, Mardonius, supported by a strong party of exiled Greeks, to take revenge for the defeat that Darius I suffered at the hands of the Greeks at Marathon in 490 BC.
To avoid a repeat of the significant losses to the Persian fleet that occurred in 492 BC, Xerxes has a canal cut through the promontory of Mount Athos.
Athenian archon Themistocles realises that the Greeks need to be able to beat the Persians at sea.
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 The Buddha: c. 563-483 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
At the age of thirty-five, on the night of the full moon, Sidhartha reached enlightenment and became an "enlightened one"--a Buddha (c.
528 BC) He had at last discovered the truth he had sought, and he immediately shared it with five ascetics who had practiced near him.
After a few weeks of rest, he decided to teach the way to enlightenment to others and went to Deer Garden where he held his first sermon, "The turning wheel of Dharma." Sidhartha felt a strong call to teach others even though he could never teach the content of enlightenment, only the way of enlightenment.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/India/Buddha.html   (484 words)

 Lanka - Anuradhapura - 5th century BC to 8th Century AD
Lanka - 5th century BC to 8th Century AD The Mahavamsa records the traditional history of Lanka as it was conceived in the fourth century AD.
The account is based in large measure on an earlier work that brought the history of Lanka down to the time when Ashoka despatched his son Mahinda to convert Lanka and was completed by addition of a fourth century revision continuing the history of the island down to the reign of King Mahasena (337-364).
The next indigenous coinage of Lanka dates from the resumption of independence in 28 BC and consists of a new series of multi-type copper coins bearing a prominent Elephant symbol.
lakdiva.org /coins/ancient/anuradhapura_period.html   (1098 words)

 Bible Prophecy Patterns: Jubilee and Grand Jubilee Cycles.
Assyria first began to conquer Israel in 738 BC, which was 70 x 2 to the exile of 597 BC (with Ezekiel), and is 70 x 4 years till when Ezra returned to beautify the temple after it was denuded in 597 BC.
Note that the total time between the entry into Egypt in 1846 BC and the return to Egypt and Babylon in 586 BC are 1260 years, or 1290 years if one takes the literal 430 years in Egypt rather than the said 400 round number of Genesis.
Or another example, the fall of Babylon in 539 BC, to the fall of Samaria in 722 BC, as AD 722, are 1260 years.
www.1260-1290-days-bible-prophecy.org /Jubilee-missing-Sabbaths.htm   (2253 words)

 Arts - India - Asia
India’s earliest known civilization, the Indus Valley civilization (about 2500-1700 bc) produced fine sculpted figures and seals.
The basis for Indian music may well be traced to the chanting of the Vedas, the Hindu sacred texts composed between about 1500 and 1000 bc.
Secular literature in the form of story and drama has been important since the classical age of the 4th century ad.
www.countriesquest.com /asia/india/arts.htm   (377 words)

 Themistocles, Greece, ancient history
An Athenian commander of the fleet at the Battle of Salamis against the Persians in 490 BC, Themistocles was to become an important political figure in ancient Athens after Miltiades had fallen.
When his opponent Aristides was expelled in 483 BC, he became the leading statesman.
Themistocles was said to be an arrogant man, with an inclination toward sly politics, and this led to his ostracization by the Athenians in 471 BC.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/history/ancient/themistocles.htm   (314 words)

 483 BC (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Buddhism came about only after his death, in 483 BC Was he Hindu, Muslim, Christian, etc? If really we want to adopt Buddhism, we should adopt the religion...
483 BC Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Decades: 530s BC 520s BC 510s BC 500s BC 490s BC - 480s BC - 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC
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 Indo-European Chronology: the 2nd period
In about 1750 BC Nesian kings start tio unite the nation, and in 1600 BC the united Kingdom was proclaimed by Labarna (or Tlabarna), who declared himself Hattusili the First, the king of all Hittites.
In 1500 BC the state of Mitanni, ruled by Hurrites, destroyed and partly occupied the Hittite Kingdom, which was suffering from a civil war.
In about 1300 BC Illyrian and Venetic groups (or one group which was later divided into two) started migrating to the south, from Pannonia (modern Hungary) to Dalmatia (modern Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia).
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 Curry and Spice Co TM, Indian curry sauces, spice rubs, Indian marinades, curry recipes. Tastes and Traditions of India ...
The Natya Shastra is Bharata's canonical treatise on dramaturgy, written in the 3rd cent.
BC, is seen as the most authoritative work on the subject.
Classical dancer is essentially a story teller with the descriptive power of a poet.
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 Legion XXIV - Time Line of Republican Rome
207 BC Battle of Metaurus (south of Fano on Adriatic coast of Italy), 2nd Punic War (219-202) where Marcus Livius and Claudius Nero and Roman force of 50,000 defeated a Carthginian army (50,000 with war elephants) under Hasdrubal (brother of Hannibal) and was the turning point in expelling the Carthginians from Italy.
66 BC Pompey re-defeats Mithridates at Nicopolis (Armenia)
58 BC Julius Caesar appointed Proconsul-Governor of Cisalpine and Transalpine Gaul and Illyricum.
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Maximus Corvinus (Corrinus?), consul 312 BC, 289 BC
Manius Valerius Maximus Corvinus Messalla, consul 263 BC
Publis Valerius Cato[?], scholar, poet 1st century BC
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 Buddha and Buddhism
About 491 BC when Shayamuni was 72, a schism arose in the community, because his cousin Devadatta wanted to take over as head of the community; but Buddha refused, saying that he would not even turn it over to Shariputra or Maudgalyayana much less to a vile one to be vomited like spit.
After the Buddha's death in 483 BC, the first Buddhist Council was led by Mahakassapa during which Ananda recited the discourses on the doctrine and Upali the rules of the discipline.
In the third century BC the Emperor Ashoka tried to unite the Buddhists, but he was stricken with remorse when his minister beheaded monks refusing to comply.
www.purifymind.com /BuddhaBuddhism.htm   (9169 words)

 BIOGRAPHY A-D [biographies, biography collections, memoirs, journals]
Biography is the written account of an individual life (Of course, an autobiography is a biography written by the subject).
Among the most ancient biographies are the narrative carvings and hieroglyphic inscriptions on Egyptian tombs and temples (c.1300 B.C.), and the cuneiform inscriptions on Assyrian palace walls (c.720 B.C.) or Persian rock faces (c.520 B.C.).
B.C.) and the Gospels of the New Testament (1st and 2d cent.
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 483 BC
Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Years: 488 BC 487 BC 486 BC 485 BC 484 BC - 483 BC - 482 BC 481 BC 480 BC 479 BC 478 BC
Xerxes I of Persia starts planning his expedition against Greece.
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 Bible Study - 490 Years of Daniel 9:24-27
As late as 445 BC Nehemiah received word that the walls of Jerusalem were still broken down (Neh 1-2).
Both of Artaxerxes' decrees pass this test, but his first decree in 458 BC was disqualified by the first test.
If the last seven years happened immediately after the first 483, the six things that were to happen to Israel and Jerusalem at the end of the 490 years (Daniel 9:24) should have happened in 39 AD.
www.bible-reading.com /490yrs.html   (5353 words)

 Onlanka.com - Sri Lanka - History
According to the Mahavamsa, the first ruler of the island was Vijaya, a banished prince from northern India, whose arrival coincided with the parinibbana (passing away) of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, in 483 bc.
In 250 bc Sinhalese king Devanampiya Tissa converted to Buddhism during a missionary visit by Mahinda, son of Indian emperor Ashoka.
The nominal head of state was a governor general, who represented the British monarch, but executive authority was exercised by a prime minister and cabinet of ministers who were responsible to the legislature.
www.onlanka.com /srilanka/history.htm   (1227 words)

 Canvas > Battlefield > Lessons Learned
742-697 BC Isaiah and Micah prophesied in Israel and Judah.
594 BC Solon was elected archon and revised laws for Athens.
399 BC Socrates was the first philosopher to be publicly executed.
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 A timeline of Buddhism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
479 BC : at the first Buddhist council Buddha's teachings (Sutta) and the rules of monastic discipline (Vinaya) are codified
247 BC : Asoka calls for the third Buddhist council at Patna to codify the Buddhist canon of scriptures (Tipitaka)
50 BC : Hinayana Buddhism (the Pali canon) spreads in Ceylon, Burma, Thailand
www.scaruffi.com /politics/buddhism.html   (337 words)

Buddhism came into being in northeastern India, during the period from the late 6th century to the early 4th century BC, a period of great social change and intense religious activity.
Most scholars in Europe, the United States, and India believe that the historical Buddha lived from about 563 to about 483 BC.
His grandson, Ashoka the Great (c 304 - 232 BC), who ruled over the greater part of the subcontinent from about 270 to 232 BC, became the archetypal Buddhist king.
www.spiritualjourneys.net /buddhism.htm   (755 words)

The Pali Canon was first written there in the 1st century BC ; later the island was to be host to the great Theravadin systematizer and commentator Buddhaghosa (5th century AD).
The pattern of this relationship between a Buddhist king and the monastic community was given its definitive formulation by Emperor Asoka in the 3d century BC.
This was a symbiotic relationship in which, in exchange for the allegiance and religious support of the sangha, the emperor became the patron and backer of the Buddhist dharma.
mb-soft.com /believe/txo/buddhism.htm   (7913 words)

 India Indian History
Modern recorded history begins with the life of Gautama Buddha, between 563 and 483 BC, but there is little recorded about this period.
Darius (521-486 BC), the king of Persia, conquered Sind and part of Punjab.
After his death in 232 BC, the empire began to crumble, and finally it collapsed in 184 BC.
www.vegetarian-restaurants.net /India-Guide/General/India-History.htm   (6172 words)

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