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x Lydia, Tralles (c.155-145 BC), AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm,12.4g, serpent emerging from cista mystica, all within ivy-wreath, rev. TPA, two serpents and bow-case, round shield to right (SNG Von Aulock 3248), good fine, and another, 12.1g, with symbol of a bearded head right, fine, together...
Satrap of Lydia and Ionia, circa 334 BC.
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x Kingdom of Lydia, Croesos (561-546 BC), AR Stater, 10.6g, foreparts of lion and bull confronted, rev. two incuse punches of uneven size, side by side (Boston 2070; Carradice pl.10,2), good silver, almost extremely fine Estimate £...
Pontus, Amisus, fourth century BC, half siglos, Hera / eagle (SNG BM 1114).
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 Kings Of Cyrene
It was conquered by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, and fell to the portion of Ptolemy I in the division of Alexander's Empire.
Kings of Cyrene, 276-249 BC Magas 276-250 BC Demetrius the Handsome 250-249 BC In 249 Cyrene again became a republic, but was restored to Ptolemaic control in 246 BC.
Kings of Cyrene, 163 - 30 BC Ptolemy VIII Euergetes 163-145 BC to Egypt 145-100 BC Ptolemy Apion 100-96 BC Republic 96-75 BC In 75, the city became part of a Roman province, but it was restored to the Ptolemies by Mark Antony in 37 BC.
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 Top 100 Authors at Find Quotations
Greek slave & fable author (620 BC - 560 BC)
11:11, Chinese philosopher & reformer (551 BC - 479 BC)
Roman epic poet (70 BC - 19 BC)
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 Famous Quotes by Author - The Quotations Page
Accius, Lucius (2) - (170 BC - 86 BC)
Anaxagoras (1) - Greek astronomer & philosopher (500 BC - 428 BC)
Antisthenes (2) - Greek philosopher at Athens (445 BC - 365 BC)
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  Osprey Publishing - The Persian Army 560—330 BC
Persians, Greeks, Carthaginians and Romans 546—146 BC (Elite 121)
The army he commanded included the infamous 'Immortals', who formed the elite of the Persian army, their numbers always kept to exactly 10,000 men.
The Persian Army 560-330 BC The Persian National Army
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  A Chronological Bible Timeline: Part 4, 560 B.C. - 70 A.D
24 September 519 BC In the 2nd year of King Darius I, on the 24th day of the 6th month, the Jewish governor Zerubbabel and the high priest Jeshua, along with the rank and file of the people, began to rebuild the 2nd temple on the foundation that was laid 16 years before.
January 483 BC In the 3rd year of his reign, King Ahasuerus made a feast for all his officials and servants - the powers of Persia and Media, the nobles, and the princes of the provinces being before him.
January 479 BC Esther was presented to King Ahasuerus and selected as his queen in the 10th month of the 7th year of his reign.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/6th century BC
560 BC - Pisistratus seizes the Acropolis of Athens and declares himself tyrant.
501 BC - Confucius is appointed governor of Chung-tu.
Pisistratus, Tyrant of Athens in 561 BC, 559 BC–556 BC and 546 BC–528 BC.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 563 BCE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
560 BC _ Pisistratus siezes the Acropolis of Athens and declares himself tyrant.
May, 563 BC - Birth of Siddhartha Gautama, later known as Gautama Buddha in Lumbini, India.
560 BC - Birth of Nabu-rimanni in Babylonia, Chaldean astronomer and mathematician (+ 480 BC) (approximate date).
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 News | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
560 BC - Neriglissar succeeds Amel-Marduk as king of Babylon.
560 BC - Calf bearer (Moschophoros), from the Acropolis, Athens, is made.
April, 563 BC - Birth of Siddhartha Gautama, later known as Gautama Buddha in Lumbini, Nepal.
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 Ancient Districts of Asia Minor and Anatolia
In the 7th and 6th centuries BC the cities of Ionia were involved in a series of wars with the kings of Lydia, to whom Ionia yielded a nominal submission.
From about 1750 BC to the formation of the Persian Empire of the Achaemenid dynasty in the 7th century BC, this region was the center of power of the Hittites.
In the end of the 5th C. BC., and beginning of the 4th C. BC., it was ruled by a certain local man Zenis who was from the town Dardanos and controlled by the satrap of Dascylium.
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 6th century BC - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
586 BC - Death of Zhou ding wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
521 BC - Darius I succeeds Smerdis as ruler of Persia.
Pisistratus, Tyrant of Athens in 561 BC, 559 BC–556 BC and 546 BC–528 BC.
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 Travel Guide To Turkey, Guide de la Turquie, GUIDE MARTINE, Guide to Turkey, Guide de Turquie, Travel, Turkey, Voyage, ...
In 334 BC, with Alexander the Great's victory over the Persians at the Battle of Granikos (Granicus) by the Granikos Stream in Mysia, Troad and Mysia were liberated but at the same time came under his generals-successors' hegemony.
Within the walls, the ruins of a 2 BC gymnasium (perhaps in place of an older one at which Aristotle had lectured for three years), Hellenistic agora, small agora temple converted into a church after the 5th century, stoas, bouleuterion and a late Hellenistic theatre can be seen...
The Temple of Athena, erected circa 530 BC on the highest spot of the acropolis, overlooks the sea at a heigth of 238m /780ft.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Pisistratus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He seized control by force in 560 bc, but was overthrown in 554 bc, and driven into exile.
He first became tyrant in 560 after claiming an attempt had been made on his life and appealing to the people to grant him a bodyguard, which he used to...
His younger brother Hipparchus was closely associated in office with him until Hipparchus was assassinated in 514 BC At first Hippias attempted to work with his opponents, the...
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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.
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 Nabu-rimanni Summary
480 BC) was a Chaldean or Babylonian astronomer and mathematician.
In the early 6th century BC they had determined relative movements of the Sun and Moon, lunar perigee and apogee and their nodes, intersections of lunar orbit with ecliptic, which are responsible for the saros cycle.
The movement of the Moon relative to the Sun was slighter for 10" per annum, the movement of lunar perigee was larger for 20" per annum and the movement of its nodes was slighter for 5" per annum.
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 560s BC at AllExperts
* 560 BC - Neriglissar succeeds Amel-Marduk as king of Babylon.
* 560 BC - Pisistratus seizes the Acropolis of Athens and declares himself tyrant.
* 569 BC - Birth of Pythagoras on the island of Samos, visionary mathematician (+ 475 BC) (approximate date).
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 ARCL2001: Lecture 10
Beginning a little before 600 BC and continuing to circa 490 BC, Greek sculptors produced a series of freestanding stone (usually marble) figures of kouroi (sing: kouros) and korai (sing: kore), representing male and female youths.
The Rampin Horseman from the Athenian acropolis, circa 550 BC, surviving height: 81.5 centimetres, Athens Acropolis Museum and Paris Louvre.
As the sixth century progressed, the kouros form changes: colossal figures all but disappear, the face loses its elongated appearance, the eyes lose their wide almond shape, the proportions of the body fill out and the anatomical features are now treated with reference to the bones and muscle lying beneath the skin.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Athens, the inhabitants first gave the title to Pisistratus of Athens in 560 BC, followed by his sons, and with the subsequent growth of Athenian democracy, the title "tyrant" took on its familiar negative connotations.
The Thirty Tyrants whom the Spartans imposed on a defeated Attica in 404 BC would not class as tyrants in the usual sense.
The murder of the tyrant Hipparchus by Aristogeiton and Harmodios in Athens in 514 BC marked the beginning of the so-called "cult of the tyrannicides" (i.e.
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 Timberjack 560 Skidder
A new Timberjack 560 grapple skidder executes a turn across soft, steep terrain to deliver its cargo to a landing.
The Timberjack 560 is designed for just that at a time when mechanical efficiency and performance must blend with minimal ground disturbance.
The Timberjack 560 dual-arch grapple skidder working off the Grease Trail Main logging road is owned by Larry Wookey Enterprises Ltd. of South Hazelton, BC.
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 Asia Minor - Crystalinks
In 560 BC Croesus mounted the throne of Lydia in Asia Minor and soon brought all the Greek colonies under his rule.
In the 4th century bc Persian power declined, and after 333 bc it was supplanted by the Macedonian Empire of Alexander the Great.
In the 3d century bc, Bithynia and Pontus in the north and Cappadocia in the east became independent; Celtic invaders settled in central Asia Minor, in an area thenceforth known as Galatia; and the kingdom of Pergamum was established on the Aegean coast.
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 Article-The Persian Army 560-330 BC -Elite-
In the early 5th century BC, after the fall of the Lydian Empire, the Persian Wars began.
Though the 'Scythian period' in the history of Eastern Europe lasted little more than 400 years, the impression these horsemen made upon the history of their times was such that a thousand years after they had ceased to exist as a sovereign people, their heartland and the territo...
When Philip II ascended the throne in 359 BC, Macedonia was in danger of being engulfed by wild barbarian tribes to the north and wily Greek cities to the south.
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 BC Wineries in the Okanagan Valley - the wines and the wine region
BC Wineries in the Okanagan Valley - the wines and the wine region
Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Gris and Pinot noir grow in the south, while Pinot blanc, Pinot noir, Pinot gris, Riesling, and Gewürztraminer are grown in the mid and northern regions, some left to freeze on the vine for the region's famed Icewines.
As a result of this bold government-subsidized "pull-out program," 90% of the hybrid-grape vineyards in the Okanagan Valley were removed, setting the stage for plantings of vinifera grapes.
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 History - RENOWNED HOMOPHILES OF THE GREEK ANTIQUITY
HIERON, king of Syracuse 478-467 BC, was a high-minded and noble prince, protector of the arts and science; at his court he gathered the most famous poets of the time, such as Pindar, Aeschylus, Simonides, Bacchylides.
SOPHOCLES (496-406 BC), the poetic representative of the classical age of Athens, was always ready to succumb to the charm of boys.
To all appearances the relationship between the two poets remained amourous and sexual long after the younger one had passed the age up to which this was regarded as becoming, and therefore the comedian Aristophanes made them the butt of gross jokes.
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The other, that Nebuchadnezzar II (c.605-562 BC) built the gardens to remind his wife, a Mede, of her mountainous homeland, is perhaps more likely.
The Artemision, or Temple of Artemis (Diana), at Ephesus in Ionia was famous since c.560 BC, when a monumental temple was erected by Chersiphron and his son Metagenes of Crete.
The original Artemision, reportedly the finest example of early Ionic architecture, burned in the rebellion of 356 BC; it was rebuilt on a higher base and decorated by Scopas and Apelles.
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 Time Line
560 BC The temples of Diana, Fortuna and Mater Matuta are built.
497-451 BC Temples of Saturnus, Ceres, Castor, Apollo are built.
390 BC Rome is plundered by the Gauls and rebuilt.
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 goGreece.com: Delphi Museum and The Sanctuary of Apollo
With the passage of time, the Delphic Amphiktyony acquired the major responsibility for the administration of the sanctuary of Apollo, and in 582 BC it reorganised the Pythian games, which were held every four years thereafter in honour of Apollo, to commemorate his victory over the Python.
BC and remained unchanged until the reign of Hadrian (2nd c.
BC, and the stadium was home not only to the athletic games, but also to musical events.
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 Athens, Archaic period amphorai - Kleitia's krater, 570-560 BC
Athens, Archaic period amphorai - Kleitia's krater, 570-560 BC Archaic Period
Black figure mixing bowl (krater) depicting scenes from mythology.
It is signed by the Athenians Kleitias and the potter Ergotimos, 570 - 560 BC.
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 Slides for lecture of November 2, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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
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 Ancient Babylonia - Nabonidus Stele   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The succession after the death of Nebuchadnezzar in 562 BC was a muddled affair.
His son Amel-Marduk (called Evil-Merodach in the Bible) ruled for only two years from 561 to 560 BC, and was succeeded by his brother-in-law, Nergal-shar-usur (Neriglissar) in 559 BC.
He ruled for three years (559-556 BC) and was succeeded by his young son, Labashi-Marduk, who was murdered in June 556 BC after only two months on the throne.
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