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  550s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
559 BC - King Cambyses I of Anshan dies and is succeeded by his son Cyrus II the Great.
550 BC - Abdera is destroyed by the Thracians.
550 BC - Cyrus of Anshan overthrows Astyages of the Medes, establishing the Persian Empire.
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 550s BC -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
559 BC - King (Click link for more info and facts about Cambyses I of Anshan) Cambyses I of Anshan dies and is succeeded by his son (Click link for more info and facts about Cyrus II the Great) Cyrus II the Great.
550 BC - (Click link for more info and facts about Abdera) Abdera is destroyed by the (A Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient people of Thrace but extinct by the early Middle Ages) Thracians.
551 BC - Birth of (Chinese philosopher (circa 551-478 BC)) Confucius, philosopher
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 6th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 5th and 6th centuries BC were a time of empires, but more importantly, a time of learning and philosophy.
Solon of Athens, one of the Seven Sages of Greece (638 - 558 BC).
Pisistratus, Tyrant of Athens in 561, 559-556 and 546-528 BC.
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 Classical Greek History Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
433 BC Sparta and the Peloponnesian League is established as a counter to the Athenian-dominated Delian League.
Plato (428-347 BC), philosopher and student of Socrates, is born.
332 BC Alexander goes to Egypt, founds the city of Alexandria, is declared a son of Amon, and becomes the ruler of Egypt.
www.tccc.cc.nc.us /swood/251/ClassicalGreekHistoryTimeline.htm   (1725 words)

 Browse All Notes
In 37 B.C., Antony settled in Alexandria as the acknowledged lover of Cleopatra.
In 538 BC, Cyrus granted the rebuilding of the Temple of Jerusalem to Sheshbazzar and Zerubbabel, subsequently halted by Cambyses II.
In 522 BC, on the death of King Cambyses II, a group of Magian priests tried to give the throne to one of their number, the usurper Gaumata; he pretended to be Smerdis (died about 523 BC), the murdered brother of Cambyses II.
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 Encyclopedia: 559 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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He returned in 559 BC with the help of Megacles, who had split from Lycurgus.
Later, Megacles was angered by the fact that Pisistratus refused to have children with his daughter, and Pisistratus was again exiled again in 556 BC by Lycurgus and Megacles.
He returned to Athens in 546 BC with a considerable force and regained power with the support of Lygdamos of Naxos.
www.askmytutor.co.uk /p/pi/pisistratus.html   (424 words)

 greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The years crucial to such achievement that had influenced the world were said to be the period of 600 to 404 BC as highlighted by the great historian Herodotus.
604 BC The Chinese philosopher Lao-tse is born
551 BC Confucius, the Chinese philosopher, is born
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 Neo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The king fought for control of Babylonia and, by 616 BC, was able to launch attacks on Assyrian territory to the north.
In 605 BC Nabopolassar's son, Nebuchadnezzar II, succeeded to the throne and continued the fight to control his territory, capturing Jerusalem in 589 BC.
In 539 BC, however, the armies of Cyrus, king of Persia, invaded.
iraqipages.com /iraq_mesopotamia/neo1.htm   (196 words)

 Ezra notes - Old Testament Survey - REL 101
650 BC the Persians were a relatively small nation, living to the north of what is now the Persian Gulf.
Around 650 BC Zarathustra (Zoroaster) founded Zoroastrianism, a dualistic religion which teaches that the Universe is a battle-ground between a Good God (Ahura-Mazda) and a Bad God (Shaitan).
559 BC, and conquered the Kingdom of the Medes ca.
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 Keeping Catholics Catholic Page XXV-The Timeline-Time Before Christ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
586 BC Destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem and the removal of the Jews to Babylon.
165 BC The Holy Temple of Jerusalem was re-dedicated.
18 BC Birth of Mary, daughter of Saints Joachim and Ann.
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 pothos.org - All about Alexander the Great   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alexander's huge empire by the time of his death in 323 BC was still slightly smaller than Persia was in its prime.
In general, scholars studying the ancient Babylonian and Assyrian empires perceive the year of 612 BC - the fall and destruction of Nineveh, capital of Assyria - as the end of their period of interest.
But by 539 BC he could already rightfully claim to be "king of the world".
www.pothos.org /alexander.asp?paraID=25   (1529 words)

 TEMPLE OF ZOROASTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This deity appears as the great god of Darius 1 (522-486 BC), and it is not known whether Darius heard of him through Zoroaster's disciples or independently.
This development, which seems to have taken place in Achaemenid times (559-330 BC), is reflected in the later part of the Avesta.
For about four centuries after Alexander's conquest (330 BC), it seems, Iran was more or less hellenized and the indigenous religion neglected; a revival did not come about until toward the end of the Arsacid, or Parthian, Empire (247 BC-AD 224).
sangha.net /messengers/zoroaster.htm   (2905 words)

 Search Tuna Report for Persian Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From 550 to 530 BC, the Persians army of Cyrus II successfully conquered the kingdoms of Media, Lydia, and Babylonia....
In 559 BC when his kingship started, the only significant powers in Asia Minor were Lydia, whose King Croesus ruled from the city of Sardis, and Media, whose King Astyages (king c....
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)....
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 Achaemenid dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The absolute zenith of its power was achieved during the reigns of Darius I (521 BC-485 BC) and his son Xerxes (485 BC - 465 BC).
After the death of Xerxes I (465 BC) the decline of the dynasty began.
The last Achaemenid king was Darius III (336 BC - 330 BC), who was defeated by Alexander III of Macedon.
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 Achaemenian Dynasty --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
They entered Parthia (q.v.) shortly after the death of Alexander the Great (323 BC) and gradually gained control over much of Iran and Mesopotamia until, in AD 224, they were overthrown by the...
However, in 550 BC Cyrus the Great of Persia conquered the Medes, acquiring Assyria in the process, which the Median King Cyarxes had taken in about 612 BC.
After Alexander's death in 323 BC one of his generals, Seleucus, seized Babylon and founded the relatively short-lived Seleucid Dynasty, which lasted until 247 BC when Parthia, a small kingdom in northern Persia, broke away and brought Persia under its rule, building an empire that extended from the Bolan Pass to the Euphrates River.
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By 2900 BC brick buildings were visible all over the place, they even started building defensive walls around the City of Shoosh & other cities of the city state.
On 2280 BC Kudur Nakhunta king of Shoosh done the conquest of the whole Mesopotamia, he took over Chaldea & decorated his capital with with the statue of the Goddess Nana which had been transported from Uruk (Capital of Chaldea) to Shoosh.
Wrong or right from 559 BC onward the name of the country has been “Persian Empire” (Emperatooriye Pars) until Qajar Dynasty, later during Qajar it was called “Persia” (Pars), later “Government of Persia” (Hokoomate Pars), later “Secured Nation of Persia” (Mamlekate Mahrooseye Pars).
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 Persia Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ARTAKHSHATHRA I (or ARTAXERXES I) 465-late 425 BC, son of Xerxes I. 425 - 424 BC - reigned 45 days, son of Artakhshahthra I. (or DARIUS II) early 424 - 404 BC, son of Artakhshathra I. (or ARTAXERXES II) 404 - 359 or 358 BC, son of Darayavaush II.
191 BC, son of Tiridates I. c.191 - c.176 BC, kinsman of Artabanus I. (or FARHAD I) c.176 - c.
BC, son of Gotarzes I. (or ARSHAKAN)76 - 70 BC, descendant of Mithradates I. He was murdered by Phraates III;
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 Persian Empire: 550-330 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
521-519 BC: The Empire is extended beyond the Indus River
490 BC: Attempts to conquer the Greek mainland.
424-404 BC: Reign of Xerxes II 404-358 BC: Reign of Artaxerxes II Mnemon
campus.northpark.edu /history/WebChron/MiddleEast/Persia.html   (60 words)

 6th century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
6th century BC 7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC - other centuries)
(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD)
Fall of the Babylonian Empire (539 BC), destroyed by Persian king Cyrus the Great.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/6/6t/6th_century_bc.html   (202 words)

 The Achaemenian Dynasty (559-330 BC) (from Persia) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Achaemenes (Persian Hakhamanish), the Achaemenians' eponymous ancestor, is presumed to have lived early in the 7th century BC, but little is known of his life.
The use of the name was gradually extended by the ancient Greeks and other peoples to apply to the whole Iranian plateau.
Superconductors abruptly lose all resistance to the flow of an electric current when they are cooled to temperatures near absolute...
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 Pisistratus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pisistratus (also Peisistratus, Peistratus or Pesistratus) (c.607 - 528 BC) was a Greek statesman who became the Tyrant of Athens following a (quite popular) coup and ruled in 561, 559-556 and 546-528 BC.
He was son of a man called Hippocrates and was named for the youngest son of Nestor.
Megacles had allied with Pisistratus on the condition that Pisistraus marry Megacles' daughter.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/pi/Pisistratus.htm   (447 words)

 Encyclopedic Theosophical Glossary, Sis-Som
In its widest application, the smritis include the Vedangas, the Sutras, the Ramayana, the Mahabharata, the Puranas, the Dharma-sastras, especially the works of Manu, Yajnavalkya, and other inspired lawgivers, and the ethical writing or Niti-sastras; whereas the typical example of the sruti are the Vedas themselves considered as revelations.
The feeling of obligation, one of the noblest moral or ethical instincts, is not a phenomenon but an expression of the inner transcendental self, and greatly dignifies the mind which entertains and contains it.
Solstice [from Latin sol sun + stit stand still] The two points in the ecliptic at which the sun is farthest from the equator, north or south; so called because the sun halts and turns back on its northerly or southerly course.
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 The Persians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
2000-1800 BC, Aryan migration from Southern Russia to Near East
628 BC, Birth of Zartosht, religious prophet (or somewhere between 1700 BC and 1000 BC)
530 BC, death of Kourosh, Kambiz II new ruler
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 Cyrus Cylinder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This clay cylinder is inscribed in Babylonian cuneiform with an account by Cyrus, king of Persia (559-530 BC) of his conquest of Babylon in 539 BC and capture of Nabonidus, the last Babylonian king.
Cyrus claims to have achieved this with the aid of Marduk, the god of Babylon.
This cylinder has sometimes been described as the 'first charter of human rights', but it in fact reflects a long tradition in Mesopotamia where, from as early as the third millennium BC, kings began their reigns with declarations of reforms.
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk /compass/ixbin/goto?id=OBJ4931   (234 words)

 Kingdoms of Persia - Persia
The Persians were a grouping of Indo-Europeans who settled near to ancient Elam.
Their capital until 559 BC was Pasargadae, before increasing power saw them move it to Susa.
By 130 BC they conquer all of Persia, and in 126 BC they take Babylonia.
www.kessler-web.co.uk /History/KingListsMiddEast/EasternPersia.htm   (956 words)

 Virtual Egyptian - Large glass bowl, Roman world
The decoration is limited to a single horizontal thread below the rim.
The invention of glass blowing at the end of the first century BC was one of a handful of momentous technological breakthroughs that transformed civilization.
We believe that Mesopotamians started making glass around 3000 BC (Merril 1989), and we can accurately date some glass artifacts to the mid-third millennium BC (Newman 1977:10).
www.virtual-egyptian-museum.org /Collection/Content/GLS.LL.00816.html   (1265 words)

 WOMEN IN ANCIENT PERSIA, 559-331 BC by MARIA BROSIUS from Pickabook Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A classic children's history of Britain from the Romans to the death of Queen Victoria.
An examination of the economic and political importance of women in the first Persian empire (559-331 BC).
Sporadic Greek accounts give us a glimpse of their role, but these are hardly reliable.
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 Daniel Lesson #7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 ~*Cambyses I "King" of Persia/~Mandane of the Medes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Born: at: abt 630 BC 100-672,302,253 (101-17,18) Married: at: Died: at: abt 559 BC Father:~*Cyrus I "King" of Persia Mother: ~*Cassandra Other Spouses:
Born: at: abt 630 BC 100-672,302,254 (101-19,20) Died: at: Father:~*Astages "King" of the Medes Mother:~*Aryenis of Lydia Other Spouses:
Name: ~*Cyrus II "the Great" "King" of Persia Born: at: 598 BC 99-336,151,127 Married: at: Died: at: 529 BC Spouses: ~*Neithiyti of Egypt
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 Achaemenian Dynasty
Persia's financial and naval assistance was instrumental in Sparta's victory over Athens in the Great Peloponnesian War.
The Persian influence over the two Greek city-states was such that the Persian King Artaxerxes II was asked to mediate between them, leading to the King's Peace of 387 BC.
The Persian Empire became the dominant world power for over two centuries.
persepolis.free.fr /iran/history/achaemenian.html   (701 words)

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