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  Aeschylus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: 490s_BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Decades: 540s BC - 530s BC - 520s BC - 510s BC - 500s BC - 490s BC - 480s BC - 470s BC - 460s BC - 450s BC - 440s BC
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 History of Syracuse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Syracuse was settled about 734 BC by Corinthians led by the aristocrat Archias.
498 -491 BC The Syracusans were defeated by Hippocrates of Gela, a city lying to the west.
275/4-216 BC Hieron II The attack on Messana by Syracuse under a new leader, Hiero II, caused the intervention of Rome, with whom Hiero came to terms that called for Syracuse to pay tribute and provide grain to the Romans.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /syracuse-history.htm   (1667 words)

  
 NORTH CYPRUS Mosaic of Cultures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
In 498 BC along with most of the other city kingdoms of Cyprus, Soli also rose against its Persian masters and at the end of the war it was captured.
In addition to silver and gold jewellery of the Hellenistic period, excavations have brought to light a marble statue of Aphrodite from the 1st century BC and a frieze representing the war of the Amazons from the 2nd century BC (Cyprus Museum - Greek sector).
Excavations have shown that a settlement was made here as early as the 11th century BC owing probably to the existence of a good water supply, fertile soil and a protected harbour, the nearby copper deposits and timber to smelt the copper.
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 Macedonia FAQ: Philip II of Macedonia
Philip II of Macedonia (382-336 BC), king of Macedonia (359-336 BC), son of Amyntas II and Eurydice was born in Pella, the capital of ancient Macedonia.
In 364 BC Philip returned to Macedonia, and in 359 BC he was made regent for his infant nephew Amyntas, the son of his brother Perdiccas III.
Philip's League of Corinth (337 BC) was intended to maintain and perpetuate a general peace (koine eirene); it was not a league at all, for it did not have the word symachia in it.
faq.macedonia.org /history/philip.html   (2236 words)

  
 5th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Aeschylus of Athens, playwright (525 - 456 BC).
Sophocles of Athens, playwright (496 - 406 BC).
Socrates of Athens, philosopher (470 - 399 BC).
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 Leontini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
It was reduced to subjection in 498 BC by Hippocrates of Gela, and in 476 BC Hieron of Syracuse established here the inhabitants of Catana and Naxos.
It was mainly the eloquence of Gorgias of Leontini which led to the abortive Athenian expedition of 427 BC.
Its independence was guaranteed by the treaty of 405 BC between Dionysius and the Carthaginians, but it very soon lost it again.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/Leontini.htm   (513 words)

  
 Archons of Athens
After 683 BC the offices were held for only a single year, and the year was named after the archon eponymous.
406 BC-405 BC Callias Angelides Archestratus, Thrasylus, Pericles, Lysias, Diomedon, Aristocrates, Erasinides, Protomachus, and Aristogenes are strategosstrategoi/
171 BC-170 BC Antigenes Sosandrus is a thesmothete
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 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)

  
 Winne.com - Report on Macedonia, Struggling with reforms, and offering a new vision for Europe
498-454 BC Alexander I called Philhellene; in the year 478 Lower Macedonia on the East, is united to Ennea Hodoi (later Amphipolis) on the river Strymon and on the South to Pydna; Persian ally in the Greek-Persian wars; Macedonia already appears on the international scene.
323 BC After the death of Alexander, in the struggles for dominance of his associates, the Diadochi, both his sons were killed before reaching adult age.
148 BC Macedonia was given the status of a province (Roman army and administration).
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 494 BC
494 BC Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Decades: 540s BC 530s BC 520s BC 510s BC 500s BC - 490s BC - 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC
Battle of Lade - Persia defeats the fleet of the Ionians, ending the Ionic Revolt.
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 Timeline of the History of Macedonia
Alexander I "Philhellene" (498-454 BC) expend the kingdom and fight as Persian ally in the Greek-Persian wars.
By 300 BC, the Macedonian Empire is carved up between the dynasties of Alexander’s generals Antigonus I (Macedonia and Greece), Ptolemy I (Egypt), and Seleucus I (Asia).
Perseus dies prisoner in Italy, a rebellion against the Roman rule fails, and by 146 Macedonia is a Roman province.
www.historyofmacedonia.org /ConciseMacedonia/timeline.html   (2473 words)

  
 List of state leaders in 500 BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Egypt (Twenty-Seventh Dynasty) - Darius I, Pharaoh of Egypt (521 BC-486 BC)
India (Magadhan Empire) - Bimbisara, Shishunagan ruler (544 BC-491 BC)
Persian Empire (Achaemenid Dynasty) - Darius I, (521 BC-486 BC)
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 BC Wineries
Surprise Rd. Cawston B.C. 250-499-5129, Contact winery for hours of operation This winery was purchased in 1998 by the Heineke family and have since added a dining lounge serving German style cuisine, a patio with a great valley view and a improved wine and gift shop.
5039 Marshall Rd. Duncan B.C. 250-748-2338 Hours; May to December, Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5pm, February to April: Friday to Sunday, noon to 5pm This winery is the oldest on the island.
Established in the 1920' these are the oldest vineyards in B.C. After starting out as a farm winery it became an estate winery in 1994.
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 496 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
496 BC Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Years: 499 BC 498 BC 497 BC - 496 BC - 495 BC 490 BC 489 BC 488 BC 487 BC
Battle of Lake Regillus: A legendary early Roman victory, won over either the Etruscanss or the Latins.
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 InfoSyracusa.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
734/3 BC Founded by Corinth Rulers of Syracusa 505 -498 BC Cleander 498 -491 BC Hippocrates of Gela tyrant after the assassination of his broher, Naxos, Leontinoi and Zancle conquered, on invitation Samian refugees from Ionia.
490 BC Zancle occupied by Anaxilas, expelled the Samians and resettled the city with Messenians (name Messana) 489/88 BC Gelon joined his father-in-law Theron, tyrant of Akragas, in an attempt to expel the Carthagenians from Heraclea Minoa 485 BC Gelon intervened (on invitation) in Syracusan civil war.
He captured Syracusa and made it his capital 480 BC Major Carthaginian invasion in support of Terillus (tyrant of Himera, expelled by Theron of Akragas 483 BC) and Anaxilas of Rhegion (494-476 BC).
www.bio.vu.nl /home/vwielink/WWW_MGC/Area_IV_map/Syracusa_map/InfoSyracusa.html   (218 words)

  
 Key Stage 2 Work
He was born in 484 BC at Helicamassus in what is now Turkey.
498 BC Sardis destroyed by Ionians, Athenians and Eretians.
490 BC Persian army and fleet commanded Datius and Artaphernes and supported by Hippias destroys Eretia but the army is defeated by the Athenians at Marathon.
www.quarry.dudley.gov.uk /ks2i.htm   (616 words)

  
 POSI's homeport - Greek Military Insignia
The above answer was given by the Athenians early in the spring of 479 bC, to a Spartan delegation.
From a conversation between Xerxes and Demaratus in the summer of 480 bC during the Persians' invasion to Greece.
Crito, a friend and discipline of Socrates (4609-399 bC), had planned the escape of Socrates from prison and, on the eve of his execution, came to prison to persuade him.
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Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC -
510s BC 500s BC - 490s BC - 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC
Battle of Lade - Persia defeats the fleet of the Ionians, ending the
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 eHistory.com: The Ionian Revolt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
About BC 550, Cyrus I, emperor of Persia, conquered the territory of Ionia (the west coast of Modern Turkey).
In BC 499, Aristagoras, the ruler of the Ionian city Miletus, yearned to control the city of Naxos.
Fearing punishment from Darius I (Persian Emperor from BC 521-486) or Artaphrenes, for breaking the agreement, he incited a rebellion.
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 Articles - Alexander I of Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Alexander I was ruler of Macedon from 498 BC to 454 BC.
According to Herodotus he was unfriendly to Persia, and had the envoys of Darius I killed when they arrived at the court of his father during the Ionian Revolt.
However, he was forced to submit to Persia during the invasion of Greece by Darius' son Xerxes I, and he acted as a representative of the Persian governor Mardonius during peace negotiations after the Persian defeat at the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC.
www.gaple.com /articles/Alexander_I_of_Macedon   (353 words)

  
 Pastor Peter's Bible Insights History of Xerses I
Xerxes I was the king of Persia from 486-465 BC.
During the spring of 480 BC he marched with his forces through Thrace,
Artaxerxes I. Artaxerxes reigned from 465 to 425 BC.
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 Crossbow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
A Chinese text credited the invention of the crossbow to a Mr Ch'in in the seventh century BC.
Further evidence of the crossbow is from the famous book 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu which dates from at least 345 BC and is reputed to date from 498 BC.
In Europe, crossbow-type artillery pieces were known to the ancient Greeks; they were used in 397 BC at Syracuse.
www.hyperhistory.com /online_n2/connections_n2/crossbow.html   (90 words)

  
 Heraclitus? or Xenophanes?
As reason the touters cite his theory of flux or "constant change" as expressed by fragment 21: "You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on."(1) Heraclitus lived from about 525 bc until after 475 bc.
Xenophanes of Colophon, reportedly born before 590 bc, and who lived past 92 (until after 498 bc), in fragment 34 "states that men can have no certain knowledge, only opinion.
Xenophanes did believe (fragment 18) that, by searching, men can improve their understanding, but he implies that this will always fall short of knowledge."(3) One translation of fragment 34 goes: "Even if a man should chance to say the complete truth, he cannot know that it is the truth."(4)
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 Oliver, BC. - local businesses and web pages - copyright
Cibc, 35848 97 St, Oliver, BC, V0H 1T0, 250-498-3454
Alliance Church, 36853 99th St, Oliver, BC, V0H 1T0, 250-498-4253
Jehovah's Witnesses, 33898 97th St, Oliver, BC, V0H 1T0, 250-498-4695
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 493 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
493 BC Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Years: 498 BC 497 BC 496 BC 495 BC 494 BC - 493 BC - 492 BC 491 BC 490 BC 489 BC 488 BC
Battle of Lake Regillus fought by the Romans
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 Clubs/Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
RR#1 S.25, Osoyoos, BC 250-495-7705 or Fax 250-495-6031
RR#2 S40 C19, Oliver, BC or Fax 250-495-3377
RR#2 S17 C6, Osoyoos, BC or Fax 250-498-3733
www.osoyooschamber.bc.ca /osoyoosorganiz.htm   (158 words)

  
 Learn more about 5th century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Learn more about 5th century BC in the online encyclopedia.
Hint: Play with putting spaces before and after your words to see the different results you get.
5th century BC 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC - other centuries)
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 Okanagan-Shuswap Attractions: Okanagan Wineries information, listings and links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Peachland, BC This is the oldest and newest estate winery in B.C. In 1978, Chateau John de Trepanier received British Columbia's first license for a winery committed to making 100 percent B.C. wines, which explains its name, First Estate Cellars.
The winery is located in the very southern end of the Similkameen Valley right on the Similkameen River, surrounded by natural desert habitat and old growth river bottom forest.
The winery site, on a bench overlooking the shores of Osoyoos Lake, is one of the most attractive in the South Okanagan adjacent to a tract of natural desert land which contrast with the newly planted vineyards and orchards.
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 vqa wine bc-VQA Wineries, British Columbia wine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
RR 1, S23, C4, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0
RR 1, S24, C5, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0
Unit 1, 14870 Chute Lake Rd Kelowna, BC V1W 4M3
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 (Alice* - Anabel** )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Alkelos* (King Of Epire) (410 BC - 370 BC)
Ametos* (King Of Epire) (500 BC - 470 BC)
Amy L. Amyntas I* (King of Macedonia) (____ - 498 BC)
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