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  Bible prophecy numbers: Noah, Lamech, 777.
Average of all four decrees is spring, 490 BC, agreeing w average death of Lamech, spring, 2450 BC (i.e., 490 x 4 apart).
(And 1290 from 3240 BC birth of Lamech).
For 2373 BC, there are 2300 unto mirror of fall of Jerusalem (w, Masada, AD 66-73), and 490 x 5 unto the same again in actual time.
www.1260-1290-days-bible-prophecy.org /bible-chronology-1e.html   (2036 words)

  Battle of Marathon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Battle of Marathon (490 BC) was the culmination of King Darius I of Persia's first major attempt to conquer the remainder of the Greeks and add them to the Persian Empire, thereby securing the weakest portion of his Western border.
With the failure of the Ionian Revolt (499 BC - 494 BC), Darius was intent on subjugating the Greeks and punishing them for their part in the revolt.
To accomplish the second, Darius's army, now led by Artaphernes, son of a satrap of Sardis, and Datis, a Median admiral (Mardonius had been injured in the prior attack), was dispatched in early September 490 BC to land at the Bay of Marathon and threaten an overland attack towards Athens.
www.peekskill.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Battle_of_Marathon   (1277 words)

 Mardonius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
479 BC) was a Persian commander during the Persian Wars with Greece in the 5th century BC.
After the Ionian Revolt, Mardonius was sent in 492 BC to punish Athens for assisting the Ionians.
He was relieved of command by Darius, who appointed Datis and Artaphrenes to lead the invasion of Greece in 490 BC, and were defeated at the Battle of Marathon.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Mardonius   (510 words)

 Battle of Marathon: 490 BC
490 BC In 490 BC, King Darius led his Persian army in an attack on Greece which resulted in the Battle of Marathon.
The first attempt, two years previous, was unsuccessful due to a storm which was believed to have been sent by the gods from Olympus to destroy the Persian fleet.
The Persian invasion at Marathon occurred on September 9, 490 BC.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/Mediterranean/Marathon.html   (563 words)

 Aeschylus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Aeschylus (525—456 BC; Greek: Αισχυλος) was a playwright of ancient Greece.
Born in Eleusis, a district of Athens, he wrote his first plays in 498 BC, but his earliest surviving play is possibly The Suppliants, written in approximately 490 BC.
That same year, he participated in the Battle of Marathon, and in 480 BC he fought at the Battle of Salamis.
www.lexington-fayette.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Aeschylus   (518 words)

 CalendarHome.com - 490 BC - Calendar Encyclopedia
Phidippides runs 40 kilometers from Marathon to Athens to announce the news of the Athenian victory; origin of the marathon long-distance race.
Empedocles, Greek philosopher (+ circa 430 BC) (estimated date).
Phidias, Greek sculptor (+ circa 430 BC) (estimated date).
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /490_BC.htm   (139 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)

 495 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Temple to Mercury on the Circus Maximus in Rome is built.
Zeno of Elea, Greek philosopher (+ circa 430 BC) (estimated date).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/495_BC   (108 words)

 Bible numbers: Lamech and the Flood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This 490 day-yr figure is further broken down into four segments in the prophecy: 49 + 434 + 3.5 + 3.5 = 490 yrs.
Average of all four decrees is spring, 490 BC, agreeing w average death of Lamech, spring, 2450 BC (i.e., 490 x 4 apart).
For 2373 BC, there are 2300 unto mirror of fall of Jerusalem (w, Masada, AD 66-73), and 490 x 5 unto the same again in actual time.
www.netrover.com /~numbers/biblical-chronology-1e.html   (2062 words)

 Eretria on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
BC, Eretria sent out many colonists to islands and coasts of the N Aegean.
Athens planted (c.445 BC) a colony there, which revolted in 411 with the rest of Euboea.
Re-running Marathon.(battle of Marathon in 490 BC decisive for Greeks)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/E/Eretria.asp   (294 words)

 HELLAS:NET - Warfare
In 490 BC the Persian fleet crossed the Egeian Sea once more in order to punish Athens and Eretria for their interference in the Ionian revolt.
Eretria was the smallest and by far the weakest of the two cities and was soon taken by the massive Persian army.
He was sued for this and died in prison at 489 BC because of the injuries from Paros.
monolith.dnsalias.org /~marsares/warfare/battle/marathon.html   (1221 words)

 SculptureCredits1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is divided into five sections covering an Introduction and the four main periods and styles of Classical sculpture from the 8th century BC to 2nd century AD.
All images are taken from the Cast Collection and further information concerning the casts and the sculpture from which they were made can be obtained by clicking on the cast number in the associated web page.
Probably to be restored as a figure of the dejected Ajax, holding his sword and contemplating suicide.
www.beazley.ox.ac.uk /Credits/SculptureCredits/Sculpturecredits1.htm   (1396 words)

By the first centuries BC, moreover, it became fashionable to present Pythagoras in a largely unhistorical fashion as a semi-divine figure, who originated all that was true in the Greek philosophical tradition, including many of Plato's and Aristotle's mature ideas.
By the end of the first century BC, a large collection of books had been forged in the name of Pythagoras and other early Pythagoreans, which purported to be the orignal Pythagorean texts from which Plato and Aristotle derived their most important ideas.
BC) says of Phercydes of Syros that “although dead he has a pleasant life for his soul, if Pythagoras is truly wise, who knew and learned wisdom beyond all men.” Here Pythagoras is again the expert on the life of the soul after death.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/pythagoras   (10548 words)

 Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars
In the middle of the sixth century BC, the Greek city-states along the coast of Asia Minor came under the control of the Lydians and their king, Croesus (560-546 BC).
In 498 BC, the Athenians conquered and burned Sardis, which was the capital of Lydia, and all the Greek cities in Asia Minor joined the revolt.
In 481 BC, Xerxes gathered together an army of some one hundred fifty thousand men and a navy of six hundred ships; he was determined that the whole of Greece would be conquered by his army.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/GREECE/PERSIAN.HTM   (1167 words)

 Athenian Amforai
Theseus slaying the Minotaurus, by Amasis 560 - 540 BC
Death of Sharpedon by Euphronios, krater 515 BC
The death of Pentheus, by Douris 480 BC
www.sikyon.com /contents_eg21.html   (130 words)

 Hoplite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 490 BC, the Persian fleet sailed directly across the Aegean, sacking Naxos on their way to the Greek mainland and Attica.
By 323 BC he had conquered the whole of the Persian Empire and a portion of India.
Alexander's death in 323 BC was followed by the division of his empire into successor states ruled by the marshals of his army.
www.iserv.net /~cjsalpha/wargames/hoplite.htm   (873 words)

 The 360-days Prophetic Calendar is the most incredibly accurate of all calendars!
of 490 BC----The average of all four of the above decrees (538 +519 +458 +445 = 1960 divided by 4 = 490 BC The average of all four decrees is spr.
8:16 (i.e., the prophecy of the 2300) and 9:21 (i.e., the prophecy of the 490).
We saw that they are exactly 77 years apart as is, but 490 x 2 years apart in the mirror; and that this is significant because of the scriptures to do with reconciliation that uses 77 and 490 alike.
www.360calendar.com /Y2K_5b_reason.prophetic-calendar.html   (3204 words)

 Slides for lecture of November 2, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tripod vase by the C Painter; Birth of Athena; 590 BC Francois krater by Kleitias and Ergotimos; 570 BC.
Amphora by the Amasis Painter; 560 BC; Dionysos and menads
Amphora by the Kleophrades Painter; 500-490 BC; Dionysos and menads
classics.ucdavis.edu /AHI1A/19991102.html   (325 words)

 Bible Prophecy Forum. (Hurricane Katrina; Saddam; Israel)
9 as being the countdown of the 490 years (terminus a quo), but the 444 BC decree is the favored one among scholars because it fits the prophecy of Dan.
Hence, the average of these two decrees is 490 BC.) This means that there are 490 x 3 years to the present treaty (etc.) as seen "in the mirror," (i.e., as from symbolic AD 537.
Jerusalem fell 586 BC, which was 1290 years from when they entered Egypt in 1876 BC, two years into the famine of Joseph.
www.christian-forum.net /index.php?showtopic=88   (1451 words)

 List of state leaders in 500 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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)

 Zeno_of_Elea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Despite Plato's description of the visit of Zeno and Parmenides to Athens, it is far from universally accepted that the visit did indeed take place.
B L van der Waerden (see [31]) argues that the mathematical theories which were developed in the second half of the fifth century BC suggest that Zeno's work had little influence.
However, there is some evidence that this type of belief was around in the fifth century BC, particularly associated with medical theory, and it could easily have been Zeno's version of a belief held by the Eleatic School.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Zeno_of_Elea.html   (1935 words)

 ARCL2001: Lecture 21
Largely destroyed by the Persians in 480 BC, these were later dismantled to make way for the Periklean reconstruction of the Akropolis monuments in the second half of the fifth century BC.
Though the project was abandoned in 510 BC when Peisistratos' son, Hippias, was forced into exile, the foundations were essentially complete and work on the superstructure was about to begin.
Our earliest solid evidence for a large-scale temple here dates to just after 490 BC, when construction began on what was probably intended to be a commemorative thank-offering for the Athenian victory in the Battle of Marathon: this building is known to modern scholars as the Pre-Parthenon or Older Parthenon.
teaching.arts.usyd.edu.au /archaeology/arcl2001/lecture_21.htm   (1203 words)

 Hellenic Period: 500-300 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
500- 300 BC The Hellenic Period is the "classic" period of Greek culture.
Drama, philosophy and sculpture all began or underwent significant refinement in this period.
431 BC: Peloponnesian war begins; Athens and the Delian League vs. Sparta and the Pelopennesian League.
campus.northpark.edu /history/WebChron/Mediterranean/Hellenic.html   (97 words)

 TVM Entry Floor: Classic Period Greek Art
In 490 BC the first Persian war ends, with the victory of the Athenian commander Miltiades at Marathon.
The second war (480 BC) is declared by Xerxes I; after several victories and the sack of Athens, the Persians are defeated in the naval battle of Salamis.
In 356 BC Philip II of Macedonia begins his systematic conquest of Greece, completed in 338 BC at Chaeronea.
www.tigtail.org /TIG/M_View/TVM/E/Ancient/Greek/Greek-art/greek-4.classic.html   (724 words)

 PBS Online: Beyond the Veil - Timeline 1
9th Century BC ­ 330 BC 9th Century BC - The Medes migrate to the Zagros mountains, in present-day northern Iran.
547- 540- BC Cyrus II defeats Lydia and Bablyon, extending his empire from Iranian plateau in the east to the Mediterranean in the West.
522-485 BC Reign of Darius I. Darius divides empire into 20 satraps or provinces, institutes reforms in taxation with a common currency and a standing army.
www.internews.org /visavis/btvPages/Timelines1.html   (267 words)

 list21   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Temple of Artemis at Corfu, 600-580 BC Temple of Hera (Basilica) at Paestum, c.
Parthenon 447-432 BC Propylaia 437-432 BC Temple of Athena Nike 427-424 BC Erechtheion 421-405 BC Iktinos and Kallikrates
It is one of the few bronze votive statues from the 5th century BC still extant.
www.utexas.edu /courses/classicaldig/list21.html   (251 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 490 BC battle, in which the Athenian army defeated an invading band of Persians at the seaside plain of Marathon, was the first time that the Greeks had bested the Persians on land.
The generally accepted date of the Battle of Marathon is 12 September 490 BC.
Olson and his colleagues calculated that in the year from 491 to 490 BC, there were ten new moons between the autumn equinox and the summer solstice, one more than usual.
www.nature.com /news/2004/040719/pf/040719-1_pf.html   (637 words)

 Phidias --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Cresilas was a contemporary of Phidias and one of the sculptors in a competition at Ephesus about 440 BC.
His entry, a figure of a wounded Amazon, is ascribed to him from its resemblance in style to his head of Pericles.
The figures of the 7th and 6th centuries BC lack life and movement; their faces wear the frozen smile peculiar to archaic sculpture.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9276391?tocId=9276391&query=pyrrhon   (642 words)

 From the Persian Wars to Alexander the Great, 490-336 BC (from coin) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
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Although the Persian empire was at the peak of its strength, the collective defense mounted by the Greeks overcame seemingly impossible odds and even...
In the 5th century BC the vast Persian Empire attempted to conquer Greece.
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