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  BBC - History - Pythagoras (c.580 BC - c.500 BC)
They had a number of taboos, including the avoidance of meat and beans, and lived by a series of rules governing all aspects of life.
In approximately 500 BC there appears to have been an uprising against the power of the Pythagoreans.
Pythagoras fled and is thought to have been killed or died shortly afterwards.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/pythagoras.shtml   (282 words)

 History of Vegetarianism - Pythagoras (?580-?500 BC) and the Pythagoreans
The first prominent modern vegetarian was the Greek philosopher Pythagoras who lived towards the end of the 6th century BC.
Pythagorean ethics first became a philosophical morality between 490-430 BC with a desire to create a universal and absolute law including injunctions not to kill "living creatures," to abstain from "harsh-sounding bloodshed," in particular animal sacrifice, and "never to eat meat."
PYTHAGORAS (570-470 B.C.) Philosopher - mathematician - musician.
www.ivu.org /history/greece_rome/pythagoras.html   (801 words)

 Ancient History Timeline: 1000-500 BC - History for Kids!
By 1000 BC, people in West Asia and Europe were starting to come out of their Dark Age.
Another wave of Indo-European migration moved into Persia (modern Iran) around the 600's BC, and became known as the Persians.
By 539 BC, Cyrus the Great, king of the Persians, had conquered pretty much all of West Asia and created the Persian Empire.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/timelines/1000bc.htm   (338 words)

 Ancient History Timeline: 500-1 BC - History for Kids!
Around 500 BC, the city-states of Italy and Greece began experimenting with governmental forms.
During the 300's BC, Greece was taken over by Macedonians from the north.
In the 200's BC the Romans took over the Phoenician colonies in the southern Mediterranean, and then during the 100's they were able to take over the kingdoms of West Asia and Egypt as well.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/timelines/500bc.htm   (369 words)

 300 the movie
The accuracy of these have been contested in some reviews, but they're still nice to look at.
I was looking at some similar historical illustraion books last week and I found a few: Rome's Enemies (3): Parthians and Sassanid Persians (Illustrations by Peter Wilcox), Sassanian Elite Cavalry Ad 224-642 (illustrations by Angus Mcbride), and The Persian Army 560-330 Bc (illustrations by Simon Chew).
I have ordered these and will let you know how good they are when I receive them.
www.300themovie.info /history   (344 words)

 Plaza 500 Vancouver BC Canada, Allure Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.
Plaza 500 Vancouver BC Canada, Allure Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.
Perched on the crest of Cambie hill, minutes to the downtown business, financial and entertainment centres, the Plaza 500 overlooks magnificent mountains, the glittering city of Vancouver and the sparkling waters of English Bay.
To dine and delight you, there is Remingtons lounge and restaurant, and more casual fun, the Jolly Alderman Sports Pub.
www.choicehoteltravel.com /bc-hotels/vancouver/plaza_500.htm   (216 words)

 500 Hotel Plaza Vancouver BC, 500 Plaza Hotel Vancouver
500 Hotel Plaza Vancouver BC, 500 Plaza Hotel Vancouver
500 Hotel Plaza Vancouver BC You are connected in realtime to the main reservation center.
Vancouver, BC V5Z1M2 CA 500 Hotel Plaza Vancouver Description:
www.hotel--canada.com /Hotels/500plazavancouver.html   (231 words)

 computing timeline 500 bc-1949 - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, late Dynasty 21 (1069-945 BC) or early Dynasty 22 (945-715 BC) / Benu-bird / 1000-500 ...
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, late Dynasty 21 (1069-945 BC) or early Dynasty 22 (945-715 BC) / Benu-bird / 1000-500 BC Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, late Dynasty 21 (1069-945 BC) or early Dynasty 22 (945-715 BC)
Visit www.davidrumsey.com/amica for more information on the collection, click on the link below the revolving thumbnail to the right, or email us at amica@luna-img.com.
Style or Period: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, late Dynasty 21 (1069-945 BC) or early Dynasty 22 (945-715 BC)
www.davidrumsey.com /amico/amico946766-32853.html   (349 words)

  10,500 BC - Who lived on Earth?
Because it was most likely built in 10,500 BC, not 4-6000 years ago.
And as we shall soon see, so will the recent discovery of the ancient pyramids off the coast of Cuba.
Orion, Sirius, Leo and Draco (the Dragon) - The cornerstones (corner-stars) of the ancient world on Earth in 10,500 BC.
www.bibliotecapleyades.net /sumer_anunnaki/reptiles/reptiles28.htm   (7177 words)

  500 BC
509 BC September 13 - The temple of Jupiter on Rome's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.
501 BC - Confucius is appointed governor of Chung-tu.
500 BC - Darius I of Persia proclaims that Aramaic be the official language of the western half of his empire
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/5/50/500_bc.html   (415 words)

 Ethics of Greek Culture to 500 BC by Sanderson Beck
In the early third millennium BC tin or arsenic was added to copper to make bronze, which revolutionized farming and fighting in Greece, the Cycladic islands, and on Crete.
Not long after Homer in the 8th century BC Hesiod lived as a farmer; but inspired by the Muses as he was tending sheep, he became a poet and won a tripod at funeral games in Euboea.
In 632 BC Cylon, who had previously won the Olympic games and had married the daughter of Megara's tyrant Theagenes, used that relationship and a Delphic pronouncement to seize the Acropolis of Athens during the grand festival of Zeus.
www.san.beck.org /EC18-Greekto500.html   (18206 words)

 8000 BC - 500 AD
The period before 8,000 BC is unknown, the only prove that during this time Europe was inhabited can be found in the grottos in France and Germany.
5000—900 BC Rock faces in the Alps, such as Val Carmonica in northern Italy, Monte Bego in France, and Totes Gebirge in Austria, are carved with animals, buildings, and warriors, perhaps engaged in martial rituals.
2000 to 1000 BC This period is marked by the rise of warrior elites in western and central Europe.
www.earth-history.com /Europe/ancient-europe.htm   (2104 words)

 Welcome to Sadigh Gallery :: Phoenician   (Site not responding. Last check: )
500 – 300 BC Fused circular and oblong glass beads of red, yellow, green and blue with a face pendant.
500 – 300 BC Fused circular, cubed and oblong glass beads of red, yellow, green and blue with a face pendant.
500 – 300 BC Fused circular glass beads of red, yellow, green and blue with a face pendant.
www.sadighgallery.com /phoenician.htm   (1212 words)

 Room XIX   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Attic amphora with red figures by the Troilos Painter: fight for the tripod and procession of musicians; from Cerveteri, first decades of the 5th cent.
Lekythos (cruet for unguents, used by athletes and in funerary ceremonies) with red figures by the Brygos Painter, 470 BC, cat.
Attic amphora with red figures attributed to the Hector Painter, from Vulci, 450 BC approx., cat.
mv.vatican.va /3_EN/pages/MGE/MGE_Sala19.html   (261 words)

 Ancient Greece: Archaic Greece, 800-500 BC
They had abandoned their cities between 1200 and 1100 BC for reasons that remain shrouded in mystery; the Greeks believed that a cataclysmic and ferocious invasion of northern Greek barbarians, the Dorians, had wiped out the Mycenean civilization.
In reality, the decline and abandonment of urbanization in Greece was probably due to a combination of economic collapse and pressure from northern migrations.
Sparta in particular dominated the political scene all during the seventh century BC, and would remain a powerful force all throughout its history until the Macdonians conquer Greece in the fourth century BC.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /%7Edee/GREECE/ARCHAIC.HTM   (889 words)

 Virtual Egyptian - Head bead with eyes and prunts, 500-300 BC
Indeed, the Museo Arqueologico in Madrid displays a string of beads found in the Balearic island of Ibiza and dated to 500-300 BC that is identical to ours, and a tomb of 400-200 BC in the necropolis of Fontana Noa in Sardinia contained a slightly more complex variation on the design (see Moscati 1988:489, 484).
The earliest types of eye beads (first half of the 1st millennium BC) were made by applying a trail from a molten rod of glass of a contrasting color onto a base bead—essentially drawing circles on the surface of the bead.
Around the 7th century BC, the stratified technique became most common, where the craftsman made the eye and its ring by applying pre-made disks of decreasing size on top of each other.
www.virtual-egyptian-museum.org /Collection/Content/GLS.VS.01022.html   (1468 words)

 World History 500-400 BC
Shortly after his death, 500 disciples met to further refine his doctrine and code of discipline.
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)

 Anaxagoras of Clazomenae 500-428 BC]
Anaxagoras was born in Clazomenae at the coast of Asia Minor around 500 BC.
He spent much of his life in Athens, where he was associated with Pericles, the leading statesman of the age, and with Euripides, the writer of tragedies.
At the time of the two Persian wars (490 BC and 480 BC) the greatness of Athens was at its peak after the city was victorious two times and gained great prestige in Greece.
evans-experientialism.freewebspace.com /anaxagoras.htm   (1195 words)

 History of Roofing
According to archeologists, in 3100 BC writing started and history was put down on tablets for everybody to read.
Ceramic tiles, another familiar roofing product, was created around 10,000 BC by the Chinese and shortly after in the Middle East.
Later, in 100 BC the Aztec and Myans built pyramids in South America.
www.coloradoflatroof.com /history.html   (601 words)

 Romania - History - Colonization - 5th Century BC (500-400 BC)
During the 5th century BC, we see the dominance of two main military societies on the European plains, including the lands within the borders of present-day Romania.
At the beginning of the 5th century BC, in 492 BC, the Persian general Mardonius campaigned in Thrace against the Greeks.
About 480 BC, to protect themselves against marauding Thracians and Scythians, the Greek colonists built a new defensive wall at Istros (or Istria), near the mouth of the Danube.
www.romerica.com /rom/hist_bc0500.htm   (1434 words)

 Ancient Naval Wargames Rules 500 BC to AD 500 | BoardGameGeek
Ancient Naval Wargames Rules 500 BC to AD 500
A small rulebook of 36 pages, it simulates naval warfare from 500 BC to AD 500 and thus cover the period from the Greco-Persian wars to the fall of the Roman Empire in the west.
The rules focus on speed of play with beginners to ancient naval wargaming in mind, and is suitable for wargames from a few ships per side to larger fleet actions.
www.boardgamegeek.com /game/17356   (152 words)

 Ancient Greece: Archaic Period (700 BC - 480 BC)
Ancient Greece: Archaic Period (700 BC - 480 BC)
Early and Middle Archaic Painted Vases (700 - 500 BC)
Late Archaic Painted Vases (500 - 480 BC)
www.art-and-archaeology.com /timelines/greece/archaic/archaic.html   (44 words)

 World history 600- 500 BC
- Cyrus was succeeded by Darius I in 521 B.C. Darius spent the first years of his administration suppressing revolts that seemed to develop in every part of the Empire.
- 509 BC is the year that has traditionally been given as the founding of the Roman Republic.
Daily control was left in the hands of the Council of 500, which was composed of representative selected from the ten tribes.
www.multied.com /dates/600bc.html   (898 words)

 All human settlements possess dogs; the secrets of fire-starting become widely known; farm animals are domesticated; ...
Approximately 6,200 BC-5,800 BC: The Northern Atlantic is cooled by 6 to 15 degrees due to collapsing ice dams in North America releasing enormous floods of icy water into the sea
Approximately 7,600 BC- 5,900 BC: Roughly once every 25 years (one human generation) several thousand people are drowned by 15 foot tidal waves/storm surges racing across regions which are transitioning from dry land to sea bottom over the long term as ocean levels rise
Approximately 3,000 BC: Asians are utilizing an early form of abacus for calculations; some rich kids in western Asia are attending school; farmers in the Americas are performing genetic engineering to create better crops...
www.jrmooneyham.com /lostcv3.html   (1189 words)

 KryssTal : Inventions: 1000 BC to 1 BC
The Dead Sea Scrolls were written c100 BC by a Jewish sect, The Essenes; they were hidden in jars where they lay for 2000 years.
London was settled by Celts c400 BC in the area close to London Bridge.
Plato (the philosopher from whom the adjective "platonic" is derived) was born in 427 BC; the school he founded was the original Acadamy.
www.krysstal.com /inventions_06.html   (823 words)

 NOVA Online | Secrets of Making Money | The History of Money | PBS
The phrase "To pay through the nose" comes from Danes in Ireland, who slit the noses of those who were remiss in paying the Danish poll tax.
In all, China experienced over 500 years of early paper money, spanning from the ninth through the fifteenth century.
Over this period, paper notes grew in production to the point that their value rapidly depreciated and inflation soared.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/moolah/history.html   (799 words)

 The Boone Collection - Image Gallery: Ainu Artifacts
About 50,000 BC to 14,500 BC Pre-historic hunter-gatherers, traveling during the Ice Age, entered Japan from the Asian mainland by two routes: over a land-bridge connecting Sakhalin Island to both Hokkaido and the Asian mainland, and via a possible land-bridge connecting modern-day South Korea to modern-day Kyushu.
The earliest sites in Japan date to 50,000 BC and are located near the south.
Around 18,000 BC, a new technique that produced very small stone tools was introduced to Japan from the Asian mainland via the two above routes.
www.fieldmuseum.org /research_collections/anthropology/anthro_sites/boone/ainu/ainu_map/ainu_map1.html   (231 words)

 The Nile & 'First Time'
Along with 2350 BC, which is another 'anchor date' derived from the Giza design, assigned to the northern peak of the Nile 'Great Bend' at latitude 19.5°N, Giza's archaeoastronomical scheme manages to turn the ancient river into a timeline.
In any case, using these two anchor dates/points - 10,600 BC at the equator and 2350 BC at 19.5°N - I was then able to decode the 'Nile timeline'.
This does not present a problem, for whether c.10,500 BC or c.11, 500 BC, the OCT theory remains the same.
www.goroadachi.com /timerivers/first-time.htm   (2224 words)

 Angkor Wat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alternative scholars, however, believe the geographical location of the Angkor complex and the arrangement of its temples was based on a planet-spanning sacred geography from archaic times.
While the date of this astronomical alignment is far earlier than any known construction at Angkor, it appears that its purpose was to architecturally mirror the heavens in order to assist in the harmonization of the earth and the stars.
It is interesting to note that the Corona Borealis would not have been visible from these temples during the 10th and 11th centuries when they were constructed.
www.sacredsites.com /1st30/angkorwa.html   (1105 words)

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