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  BC & Yukon Hotels' Association - Home Page
The British Columbia and Yukon Hotels' Association is the advocate and spokesperson for the interests of the Hotel Industry throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.
The BCYHA has 580 hotel members and nearly 200 affiliate members, representing an industry with revenue in excess of $3.1 billion.
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 Conflict - Timeline Index
The writings of Herodotus, who was born c.484 B.C., are the great source of knowledge of the histo...
In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian Empire at the pass of Thermopylae in central Greece.
The Battle of Salamis was a naval battle between the Greek city-states and Persia in September, 480 BC in the strait between Piraeus and Salamis Island, a small island in...
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 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.
The Pythagorean diet came to mean an avoidance of the flesh of slaughtered animals.
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."
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  Mid Term Papers: Term Papers on Born: About 580 BC In Samos, Ionia
Mid Term Papers: Term Papers on Born: About 580 BC In Samos, Ionia
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He left Samos because of the tyrant who ruled there and went to southern Italy about 532 BC.
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  580s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
580 BC - Cambyses I succeeds Cyrus I as king of Anshan and head of the Achaemenid dynasty.
585 BC - Birth of Anaximenes of Miletus, Greek philosopher († 525 BC).
582 BC - Birth of Pythagoras in Samos, Greek philosopher and mathematician († 496 BC).
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 580s BC - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
580 BC - Cambyses I succeeds Cyrus I as king of Anshan and head of the Achaemenid dynasty.
585 BC - Birth of Anaximenes of Miletus, Greek philosopher († 525 BC).
582 BC - Birth of Pythagoras in Samos, Greek philosopher and mathematician († 496 BC).
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 Sicily - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
In a battle at Himera in 480 BC the Carthaginian army was completely routed by Gelon, and the Carthaginian leader, Hamilcar, was slain.
In 410 BC war was renewed between Carthaginians and Greeks for possession of the island.
In 246 BC Carthaginian Sicily became a Roman province, as did the rest of the island in 210 bc.
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 Agrigento - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Founded c.580 BC as Acragas (or Akragas) by Greek colonists of Gela, the city became one of the most prosperous in the Greek world, as is indicated by the imposing ruins that remain.
It was destroyed c.406 BC by Carthage but recovered.
It fell definitively to Rome in 210 BC during the Second Punic War.
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 The Railways of Canada Archives
BC Rail #721 southbound at Mons, BC, on 9 Oct 1988.
BC Rail steam locomotives #3716 (2-8-0) and #2860 (4-6-4) at Britannia Beach, BC, on 29 May 1999.
BC Rail #4644 southbound at Pinsul, BC, on 6 Sep 1998.
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 goGreece.com: Delphi Museum and The Sanctuary of Apollo
BC), with a scene of a Gigantomachy, part of the south wall of the Treasury of the Athenians, on which are inscribed two hymns to Apollo.
BC) the cult of Apollo became established I Delphi, when the god installed himself there, having first killed the Python, the snake that guarded the oracle of Ge.
BC and remained unchanged until the reign of Hadrian (2nd c.
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 Phoenician Colonies
The Mediterranean and North African coast (with the exception of Cyrenaica) entered the mainstream of Mediterranean history with the arrival in the 1st millennium BC of Phoenician traders, mainly from Tyre and Sidon in the eastern Mediterranean.
It is very probable that the tremendous colonial activity of the Phoenicians and Carthaginians was stimulated in the 8th to 6th centuries BC by the military blows that were wrecking the trade of the Phoenician homeland in the Levant.
It is likely that the expansion of the Phoenicians at the beginning of the 1st millennium BC is to be connected with the alliance of Hiram of Tyre with Solomon of Israel in the second half of the 10th century BC.
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 Encyclopedia
The Carthaginians first arrived on the island in 536 bc, but because of the growing wealth and power of the Greek cities, they were long confined to the northwest; the principal Carthaginian colonies were Panormus, Motya, and Solois.
In 410 bc war was renewed between Carthaginians and Greeks for possession of the island.
In 246 bc Carthaginian Sicily became a Roman province, as did the rest of the island in 210 bc.
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 InfoGela.html
BC As the most westerly Greek colony in Sicily, expansion into the hinterland (to the west and to the north).
580 BC Akragas founded from Gela (new colonists from Rhodes), perhaps part of the wider colonisation in western Sicily headed by Pentathlos.
478/7 BC Hieron succeeded Gelon as ruler of Syracuse.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Panhellenic Games
The written history of the Olympic Games dates to 776 BC, but their actual founding was centuries earlier.
The Isthmian Games were held in honour of Poseidon, and were said to have originated around 580 BC to celebrate the death of the tyrant Kypselos.
The Games of 196 BC were used by Titus Quinctius Flamininus to proclaim the freedom of the Greek states from Macedonian rule.
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 SICILY
In the N lie the Nebrodi and Madonie Mts., the only well-defined ranges, although there are several isolated peaks, such as the volcano Mt. Etna (3369 m/11,053 ft), in the E, and Monte San Giuliano (anc.
The Carthaginians were successful, but the vigorous reign (405–367 bc) of the tyrant Dionysius the Elder at Syracuse put a check to Carthaginian conquest.
The chief events of the Roman history of Sicily were the two insurrections of slaves, in 135–132 bc and in 102–99 bc; the infamous propraetorship of the Roman politician Gaius Verres (d.
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 BBC - Schools - Ancient Greece Timeline
The first shows details of the period from 800 BC until the end of the Greek empire in 146 BC.
The second timeline shows the period from 1000 BC to the present day.
490 and 480 BC Greeks defeat Persian invaders at the battles of Marathon (490 BC)and Salamis (480 BC).
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 History of the ancient Greece
The Greek world expanded: in 10th century BC Greeks from the continent settled islands on the Aegean Sea and western coast of the Asia Minor.
The years between about 750 and 580 BC were the period of the Great Colonization.
The 3rd century BC was filled with the competition of Seleucides and Lagides in the Middle East, which resulted in five next wars and Macedonian problems with keeping Greece under control.
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 RSI - Support Problems
Two bullets one with a weight of 115 gr and a bc of.580 and another with a weight of 178 and a bc of.580 are fired at the same velocity at a target at 1000 yards in a 20 mph 9 o'clock wind.
If the bullets had the same shape, they could not have the same B.C. He is trying to compare apples and oranges without understanding what a B.C. is. He also admits he is disadvantaged because he has not shot the bullets at long range.
Since it is the BC and muzzle velocity that establishes the down range velocity erosion, indeed the wind drift is a function of those two parameters.
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 bible.org: ISBE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In 727 BC Tiglath-pileser III died and was succeeded by Shalmaneser IV.
In the 11th year of Zedekiah, 586 BC, in the 4th month, the 9th day of the month, a breach was made in the city (Jer 39:1,2), and the final assault completed the work that had been done by months of famine and want.
In 586 BC Nebuzaradan carried off the residue of the people that were left in the city, but he "left of the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and husbandmen" (2 Ki 25:12).
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 580s BC at AllExperts
*589 BC - Apries succeeds Psammetichus II as king of Egypt.
The conquerors destroy the Jewish Temple of Jerusalem and exile the land's remaining inhabitants.
*585/584 BC - Astyages succeeds Cyaxares as King of the Medes.
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 Romans and Carthaginians in Italy and Sicily
530-510 BC In the 6th century BC a balance had arisen between the powers of the Etruscan cities, the Greek cities and Carthago.
600 BC) and other cities along the Ligurian coast, by the raising power of Carthago who organised the Phoenician colonies in the West and by the colonisation of the Eolian islands by Knidians and Rhodians (c.
Since also the expansion of Carthago on Sardinia (since 8th century) was threatened (Olbia on the NE coast of the island points to the presence of Phocaeans), Etruscans and Carthagenians forced the Phocaeans to abandon Alalia, after the naval battle of Alalia (c.
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 ARCL2001: Lecture 4
It consists of fl figures silhouetted against the deep orange-red clay of the pot: details of hair, musculature, facial features, draperies, etc. are incised onto the fl figures, and added purple and white colours are often used to highlight particular aspects of the figures.
Though the fl-figure technique was invented at Corinth circa 700 BC, it was Athens which combined the technique with its own established tradition of figured narrative pot painting to command the pottery markets of the sixth century BC.
As the wedding procession, which transferred the bride from her parental home to that of her husband, took place at night the procession is led by a torch-bearing female, while the couple are welcomed to the house by a second torch-holding woman, perhaps the groom's mother
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 Pythagoras
That he was a native of the island of Samos, the son of Mnesarchus, a merchant, or, according to other accounts, a signet-engraver, we know on good authority.
The date of his birth is very uncertain, but is usually placed about the year 570 BC; and all authorities agree that he flourished in the times of Polycrates and Tarquinius Superbus (540-510 BC).
Similar commotions ensued in other cities of southern Italy in which Pythagorean clubs had been formed, and the result was that, as a political organization, the Pythagorean order was everywhere suppressed; though, as a philosophical sect, it continued to exist for many years after.
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 Straight Dope Staff Report: Who wrote the Bible? (Part 3)
Ezekiel was taken to Babylon with the exiles in 597 BC, and prophesied there during the exile from 593 to 563 BC.
Obadiah condemns the Edomites for ravaging Judah after the fall of Jerusalem in 586 BC, so he presumably was writing between 585 and 500 BC (by which point the Edomites had been conquered by Arab tribes).
The book of Daniel is set during the Babylonian Exile (580 BC and after), and tradition says it was written at that time, with an oracular preview of several centuries of future history.
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 KryssTal : Inventions: 1000 BC to 1 BC
Carthage was destroyed by the Romans in 146 BC.
The Chinese Emperor, Shi Huangdi died in 210 BC and was buried in a large mound outside of modern
Plato (the philosopher from whom the adjective "platonic" is derived) was born in 427 BC; the school he founded was the original Acadamy.
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 Captivity (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In the 11th year of Zedekiah, 586 BC, in the 4th month, the 9th day of the month, a breach was made in the city (Jeremiah 39:1-2), and the final assault completed the work that had been done by months of famine and want.
In 597 BC, Nebuchadrezzar carried off the princes and nobles and craftsmen and smiths, leaving behind the poorest sort of the people of the land (2 Kings 24:14).
In 586 BC Nebuzaradan carried off the residue of the people that were left in the city, but he "left of the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and husbandmen" (2 Kings 25:12).
bibletools.org /index.cfm/fuseaction/Def.show/RTD/ISBE/ID/1850   (6792 words)

  
 Athena Review 1,4: Gaul before the Romans
Upon Hannibal's defeat in 202 BC, the Gauls again tried to organize against Rome, but the Boii, then the dominant Gallic tribe, were subdued by 191 BC.
Caesar and the Gallic Wars (58-50 BC): Soon after Caesar became consul of Cisalpine Gaul in 59 BC, he also gained command of Transalpine Gaul, the province comprising the southern coast of France and the lower Rhône Valley.
Three years later, during the Roman Civil War, Caesar captured the Greek cities of Massalia and St.-Blaise, and in 46 BC was formally declared triumphant in Gaul.
www.athenapub.com /gaulbck1.htm   (1465 words)

  
 Math Chronology Table
580 BC) who is believed to have proposed the first theorems in plane geometry.
Geometry was revitalized by the invention of coordinate geometry by René Descartes 1637; Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat developed probability theory, John Napier invented logarithms, and Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz developed calculus.
0550 BC Greek mathematician, Pythagoras formulated a theorem relating the lengths of the sides of a right-angled triangle.
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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
587 BC - Jerusalem falls to the Babylonians, ending the Kingdom of Judah.
May 28, 585 BC - A solar eclipse occurs as predicted by Thales, while Alyattes II is battling Cyaxares.
580 BC - Medusa, fragment of sculpture from the west pediment of the Temple of Artemis, Korkyra, is made.
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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)

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