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  Parthia Information - TextSheet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Parthian Empire was the dominating force on the Iranian plateau beginning in the late 3rd century BCE, and intermittently controlled Mesopotamia between ca 190 BC and AD The Parthians were an illiterate nomadic people, thought to have spoken an Indo-Iranian languages, who arrived at the Iranian plateau from Central Asia.
In 141 BCE, the Parthian king Mithradates I captured the Seleucid monarch, Demetrius Nicator, and held him captive for ten years, while the Parthians overwhelmed Mesopotamia and Media.
By 129 BCE the Parthians were in control of all the lands right to the Tigris River, and established their winter encampment at Ctesiphon on the banks of the Tigris downstream from modern Baghdad.
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 The Old Text School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Dissatisfaction with the New Text School's exploration and interpretation of the Confucian classics led directly to the coming into being of the Old Text School at the end of the Former Han dynasty (206 BCE-24 CE) and the beginning of the Latter H an dynasty (25-220 CE).
At that time copies of the Confucian classics written in ancient script which had been in use before the burning of the books in 213 BCE were unearthed from the houses of Confucius and others.
The doctrines of the Old Text School were established in the writings of Yang Hsiung (53 BCE-18 CE), and were fully developed, and combined with the doctrines of the New Text School, by Cheng Hsuan (127-200 CE) in the commentaries on almost all the Confucian classics.
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By the time of Wu Ti (140-87 BCE) of the Former Han dynasty (206 BCE-24 CE), however, Confucianism had recovered from this blow and the destruction that civil war inflicted on its classics and learning.
Confucianism intertwined with the doctrines of the yin-yang and the Five Elements and even with the popularly apocryphal writings, in which Confucianism was interpreted in religious, mystical and prophetic terms, and Confucius himself was taken as the 'uncrowned king'.
BCE), while the latter was represented by Yang Hsiung (53 BCE-18 CE).
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 History of the Hellenistic and Roman World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
At Beneventum in 275 BCE, Phyrros was defeated by the Consul Manius Curius.
However, in 253 BCE, the Ptolemies succeeded in a diplomatic coup, with a seemingly benign peace settlement and the marriage of Berenike, daughter of Ptolemy II to Antiochus II.
In 27 BCE, Octavian announced the "Restoration of the Republic", with himself as Princeps Senatus of the state, with the powers of a Tribune (the most important of these being the right of veto, and inviolacy) for life, and Imperator (from which the word Emperor is later derived) of Rome's armies.
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 BCE Inc. : Bell Canada Enterprises Reports its Third Quarter 2003 Results
BCE's 2003 Third Quarter Shareholder Report is also available on the Website maintained by the Canadian securities regulators at www.sedar.com.
The claim makes several allegations, including that BCE Inc. and its management, in effect, made a legal commitment to repay the advances the plaintiffs made as members of the lending syndicate, and that the court should disregard Teleglobe as a corporate entity and hold BCE Inc. responsible to repay the advances as Teleglobe's alter ego.
While BCE Inc. is not a defendant in this lawsuit, Teleglobe was at the relevant time a subsidiary of BCE Inc. Pursuant to standard policies and subject to applicable law, the five former Teleglobe directors are entitled to seek indemnification from BCE Inc. in connection with this lawsuit.
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BCE's phone arm, Bell Canada, wants to have all of its phone traffic carried on a national internet protocol (IP) backbone within three years, he said Wednesday.
BCE also said it will pay about $650 million for the 40 per cent of Bell West Inc., the Calgary-based provider of business services, it doesn't already own.
BCE confirmed its guidance for 2003, adjusted for treating Stratos Global as a discontinued operation.
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 Chronofile: BCE (Biblical Lands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Sumerians flourished until around 2340 BCE when the Akkadian invaders took over and were slowly joind by a steady stream of semitic and indo-european invaders over a period of about a thousand years.
By 800 BCE and certainly by 796, Assyria had to have a direct impact on Syria and Adad-nirari III (also, 'Ramman-nirari III') was beginning to invade to the west.
Close to the year 745 BCE in divided Israel, Jeroboam II in the north and Uzziah in the south reached the end of their reigns in Judah.
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 Parthia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Parthian Empire was the dominating force on the Iranian plateau beginning in the late 3rd century BCE, and intermittently controlled Mesopotamia between ca 190 BCE and 224 CE.
It was not until the 2nd century BCE that the Parthians profited from the continuing erosion of Seleucid power and gradually captured all of their territories east of Syria.
In 139 BCE, the Parthian king Mithridates I captured the Seleucid monarch, Demetrius Nicator, and held him captive for ten years, while his troops overwhelmed Mesopotamia and Media.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/P/Parthia.htm   (2851 words)

 Persia: Parthians and Hellenes: Shaw's Outline of Ancient History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
246 BCE- Antiochus II dies at Ephesus (summer) and is succeeded by Seleucus II Calinicus (246-226/5), but in Asia Minor by Antiochus Hierax (246-226).
In 92 BCE?, Mithridates II was able to conclude the first treaty between Parthia and Rome establishing the Euphrates as a mutual boundary.
20 BCE - Standards captured from the Romans at the defeat of Crassus in 53 BCE., from L. Decidius Saxa in Syria in 40 B.C., and from Antony in 36 BCE.
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It was not until 102 BCE that he was able to bring in a large enough army to defeat the Teutones outside the walls of Aquae Sextiae (Aix-en-Provance) in Gaullia Transalpina.
Victory was declared in 53 BCE, but a revolt in 52 and the conquest of Aquitania (Aquitane) in 51-50 extended the war a bit.
In 22 BCE half of the fleet as transferred to the main western naval base at Misene in southern Italy.
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In 148/47 or 147/46 BCE, Alexander Balas was ousted by Demetrius II, the son of Demetrius I; Jonathan then laid siege to the Akra in Jerusalem, still occupied by Syrian troops, and some of his own countrymen—his opponents—drew this to the attention of Demetrius II.
In 135/34 BCE, Simon was murdered by his son-in-law, Ptolemy, as were two of his sons; succeeding him was his third surviving son, John (Hyrcanus).
Dating from the first century BCE to the first century CE, this pot excavated at the settlement at Khirbet Qumran is 37.25 cm high (14 1/2 in.) and 18.7 cm in diameter (7 1/4 in.).
www.abu.nb.ca /Courses/NTIntro/InTest/Hist3.htm   (2720 words)

 publius_ovidius_naso's Xanga Site
53 BCE - Battle of Carhae vs. Parthians, Crassus [extremely wealthy aristocrat member of triumvirate] wages war with the people residing in what is current day Iraq.
42 BCE - the second triumvirate is formed legally by a senatorial proclomation, with hopes of "restoring the republic".
Cicero is at the top of the list, and is killed, his hands and tounge are nailed to the rostrum, where he had given speeches during his life.
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 Satan: Early history
The book of Daniel was seen as having been written by Daniel himself, in the 6th century CE, etc. Conservative Christians still believe this today, largely because the Bible mentions the identity of its authors in many locations, and conservatives believe the Bible to be inerrant.
It is rather made up of a mixture of writings and editing by three individuals or groups: in 950 BCE by "J", 750 BCE for "E" and 539 BCE for "P".
Deuteronomy was written in the 7th century BCE, and Daniel was written in the 2nd century BCE.
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Caesar was murdered in 44 BCE by Marcus Junius Brutus and Gaius Longinus Cassius, part of a conspiracy to restore the Roman republic.
In 40 BCE Antigonus, the son of Aristobolus, having allied himself with the Parthians, and succeeded in taking control of Jerusalem.
In the meantime, Herod fled from Masada to the Romans, and in 40 BCE he came to Rome, gaining the confidence of Antonius and Octavian (Lepidus was out of the picture at this point).
www.abu.nb.ca /Courses/NTIntro/InTest/Hist6.htm   (3676 words)

 Rome: The Lost Legion :: 0 A.D. :: Wildfire Games
The tragic adventure of the legionaries of Marcus Licinius Crasus, defeated first for the Parthians in Carrhae (53 BCE) and later for the Chinamen in Uzbekistan, ended in an altiplane to the doors of the Tibet, to seven thousand kilometres from Rome.
Therefore the 'lost legion', which track vanished in East in the year 53 BCE, reappears nowadays in the shape of genetic fingerprint in a remote place of the desert of Gobi.
The campaign of pacification of the western border of the Chinese Empire culminated with the assault and the capture of the capital of the Huns, nowadays Tashkent, in Uzbekistan.
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 ARTH 101: Visual Imagery, Weeks V & VI
5-11/13 "Temple of Hera", 550 BCE, Paestum, Italy
5-52 Kallikrates, "Temple of Athena Nike", 425 BCE, Athens
Contrast Minoan vase decoration with that of the Geometric period in Greece.
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 Israel's Independence
There are those who place the Exodus at about 1290 BCE because of the reference to the city of Ramses in Shemoth (Exodus) Chapter I verse 11.
There is also a reference to Israel in a letter by the Pharaoh Merneptah of 1220 BCE concerning his defeat of an Israeli army in that year.
This Temple was altered by King Herod in 19 BCE but remained essentially the same until it was destroyed by the Romans in 70 of the common era.
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In the winter of 54/53 BCE, he destroyed of one of the legions of Julius Caesar, which resulted in the annihilation of his tribe.
In the summer of 57 BCE, the Roman general Julius Caesar invaded the country of the rivers Scheldt and Meuse.
The year 53 was to be decisive for the future of the Low Countries: they were to be Roman, only because the Romans were superior in numbers, organizational skill and arms.
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 Overheads - LIT 102 - Spring 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
56 BCE: the conference at Luca: the Triumvirate was renewed.
53 BCE: Crassus was defeated by the Parthians in the battle of Carrhae and lost his life.
44 BCE the Ides of March: killed by a conspiracy of aristocratic partisans led by Cassius and Brutus.
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 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2000.07.03
Since the proposed date for Epidemics V is no earlier than 336 BCE (p.
H. believes that, by the mid-fourth century BCE, DCV was already widely known.
The contents of DCV have much in common with those in the Edwin-Smith papyrus (seventeenth century BCE), including the attention to clinical observation and the relationship between head injury and neurological dysfunction (p.
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 The Handbook of Biblical Numismatics
The first denarius was issued in 58 BCE by Marcus Aemilius Scaurus, the governor of the Roman province of Syria.
The province included all of the Judaean coast towns from Raphia to Dora, and also all of the non-Jewish towns east of the Jordan River.
In 54 BCE, a denarius that was similar in concept to the Rex Aretas coin was issued by the Roman curule aedile Aulus Plautius.
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 ArtLex on Sphinxes
In Greek mythology, a winged creature having the body of a lion and the head of a woman, and noted for killing those who could not answer its riddle.
The well-preserved polychrome painting on the sphinx body makes this lekythos worthy of particular note: the blue eyes shaded by their fl eyelashes, the delicate color of the cheeks, the pink lips and moderate use of gilding enable us to imagine the original color range of monumental Greek sculpture of the Classical epoch.
Grave stele of a youth and a little girl with finial in the form of a sphinx, c.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Dates with preceeded by the letter c are approximate c.900 BCE Celtic peoples invade British Isles.
133 BCE Galatia bequeathed to Rome as a semi-autonomous Celtic province.
53 BCE Rome crushes Gaulish revolt led by Vercingetorix.
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 History of Iran: Parthian Empire
After the fall of the Achaemenid Empire, Parthia, northeastern Iran, was governed by the Seleucid kings: a Macedonian dynasty that ruled in the Asian territories of the former Persian Empire.
In July 141 BCE Mithradates captured the Seleucid capital Seleucia, and in October he reached Uruk in the south of Babylonia.
In 69 BCE, the two enemies concluded a treaty: the Euphrates would be the border.
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 The Modern Magazine for Persian Weddings, Cuisine, Culture & Community
In 211 BCE, Artabanus I became ruler and increased Parthian domains over his rule, including the annexation of the Iranian Plateau and Tigris/Euphrates River Valley.
In 92 BCE, Mithridates II struck the first treaty between Parthia and Rome wehre Euphrates was established as a mutual boundary.
In 53 BCE, the Parthians won against the Romans and beheaded Crassus, the Roman Emperor.
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 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Epona, Celtic horse goddess | Bubona Rome Gauls Gallic white horse ...
When Julius Caesar conquered Gaul in the Gallic Wars (58 BCE - 49 BCE), he allowed the Gauls to retain their religion and did not discourage the Roman religion from adopting and adapting Gallic mythology to its own purposes.
His cavalry adopted Epona, giving her the name Bubona, and worshipping her as the goddess of horses and cattle.
2 BCE, in his last stand against the Roman army, sent the horses behind the lines and his army faced the Romans on foot rather than risk the slaughter of the beasts.
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 New Testament Chronology - Exact Dating of the Birth and Crucifixion of Jesus
Reckoning by this calendar leads to the conclusion that Jesus was born about Dec 25, 5 B.C.E. and was crucified on Fridy, April 7, 30 C.E. after a ministry of 2 years and 3 months.
The Exodus Calendar - Thirteenth to Sixteenth Century BCE 14, V. The Divided Kingdom Calendar Split - Tenth Century BCE 20, VI.
December 25, 5 BCE 143, I. The Annunciation 143, II.
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 Parthia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In 139 BCE, the Parthian king Mithridates I captured the Seleucid monarch, Demetrius Nicator, and held him captive for ten years, while the Parthians overwhelmed Mesopotamia and Media.
In the 1st century BCE, the Parthians intervened frequently in eastern Mediterranean politics from their capital at Ctesiphon.
They clashed with the Romans, gaining respect when they managed to defeat the army of Roman general Crassus at the Battle of Carrhae (53 BCE).
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 BCE - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
BCE is a TLA that may stand for:
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (AAR reporting mark BCE)
This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
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