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  6th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
521 BC - Darius I succeeds Smerdis as ruler of Persia.
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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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : 7th century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Hezekiah of the Kingdom of Judah (reigned 715 - 687 BC).
Gyges of Lydia (reigned 687 - 652 BC).
Josiah of the Kingdom of Judah (reigned 641-609 BC).
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 Solon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Solon (638 BC - 558 BC) was a famous Athenian law maker.
In 594 BC he was made archon of Attica, in order to subdue the civil disorder that was rampant there.
Solon returned to Athens in the 550s BC during the reign of the tyrant Pisistratus.
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 590s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centuries: 7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC
Decades: 640s BC 630s BC 620s BC 610s BC 600s BC - 590s BC - 580s BC 570s BC 560s BC 550s BC 540s BC
599 BC - Vardhamana Mahavira, last Tirthankar of Jainism is born.
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In the early sixth century BC, the statues had stood inside the great Amun temple at Gebel Barkal, but at some point they had been deliberately overthrown, their bodies broken, their heads split from their necks, their crowns fragmented, and their faces marred.
The composition of the Egyptian army that invaded Kush in 593 BC is indicated by a series of graffiti still visible on the legs of the colossi of Ramses II at Abu Simbel, which the troops marked as they passed by the temple on their way back home.
With the return of his victorious army to Egypt, Psammeticus, now secure on his throne, ordered all the visible monuments of the Kushite kings in Egypt to be defaced or destroyed, or to have their names cut off and his own inserted where theirs had been.
www.nubianet.org /exhibits/aspelta.html   (2889 words)

  
 Time Line of Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
477 BC Delian League Athens, in charge of the Delian League, went on the offensive to free the Ionian cities.
416 BC Athenians attacked and conquered Melos, which island and Thera were the only islands in the AEgean not subject to the Athenian supremacy.
Athens surrenders to Sparta According to the terms of the surrender of Athens at the end of the Peloponnesian War, the Long Walls and fortifications of the Piraeus were destroyed, the Athenian fleet was lost, exiles were recalled, and Athens was under the leadership of Sparta
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 Greek History 101   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The Dark Ages - 1100 - 800 BC Barbarians from the north (the Dorians) invaded Greece and caused the population to disperse.
In 594 BC Solon was elected leader, and he introduced reforms which brought about an Athenian democracy.
Hellenistic Period - 400 - 200 BC Socrates was condemned to death in 399 BC for disagreeing with the idea that the state had the right to control individuals opinions.
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 KryssTal : Inventions: 1000 BC to 1 BC
London was settled by Celts c400 BC in the area close to London Bridge.
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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 Summary and Evaluation of Greece & Rome to 30 BC by Sanderson Beck
Dracon instituted a severe law code, which was moderated and reformed in 594 BC by the wise Solon, who made popular the Greek axiom of "nothing excessive." However, Peisistratus and his family managed to control Athenian politics until his son Hippias was expelled in 510 BC.
In 399 BC Socrates was prosecuted for corrupting the youth and for violating the state religion by teaching new gods; he refused to escape from prison and was the first philosopher to be executed.
In 63 BC Cicero as consul was primarily responsible for destroying the conspiracy of Catiline.
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 Prophetic Significance of Tabernacle Boards and Curtains (1 of 3)
This record of "the sun stood still" may have actually occurred during the year 1512-1511 BC when both the Saros and Metonic cycles occurred in the same year, and may be a very important biblical clue to "the process of time" throughout history as indicated by an astronomical sign.
When the lands were settled by "lot" in 1486 BC under Joshua, this part of the land was given to Jacob's son Reuben.
This is quite incredible, in that the period of the Judges would end, and the period of the Prophets and Kings begin, exactly at the architectural position of the Vail which divided The Holy Place from the MOST HOLY Place (which housed the Ark of the Covenant) within the Tabernacle.
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 Athenian Democracy: 594-508 BC
594-508 BC Democracy developed in Athens, not from philosophical or religious principles, but from the practical need to support hoplite armies and to maintain the polis's economy.
After Cleisthenes's reforms, Athens had one of the most extreme forms of democratic government ever seen.
683 BC: The monarchy is replaced with archons.
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c.575-c.500 BC     Pythagoras, Greek Philosopher/Mathematician, is best known today for the Pythagorean Theorem: the square of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
c.558-491 BC     Bimbisara, King of Magadha (an Indian kingdom) expanded the kingdom, as a precursor to later expansion of the Maurya Empire.
His first prize in a dramatic contest was in 484 BC, followed eight years later by his earliest extant play, "The Persians."  Before Aeschylus, tragedies had a single actor, who could only respond to suggestions of the chorus.
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 Athens Features | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
Socrates (469 BC-399 BC) and his disciple Plato (circa 429 BC-347 BC) debate the fundamental questions of knowledge and meaning.
146 BC Rome annexes Greece and Macedonia as provinces.
In 48 BC Julius Caesar defeats Pompey at Pharsalus; in 42 BC Caesar's heir, Octavian, defeats Brutus at Philippi; in 31 BC Octavian defeats Mark Antony at Actium and becomes, as Augustus, the first Roman emperor
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 Mediterranean Civilizations to AD500
The Persian Wars (490-479 BC): Challenge to Greek civilization from the Persians; Darius in 490 BC and Xerxes in 480-479 BC; key battles: Marathon (490 BC); Thermopylae (480 BC); and Salamis (479 BC).
It was a blend of Greek culture with the old oriental cultures of Egypt and the Near East; from this interaction emerged a cultural synthesis that not inspired major achievements in the arts, in science, and in philosophy but also provided the intellectual and social context in which Christianity was born.
Between 264 and 146 BC, Rome fought the three Punic Wars with Carthage; the high point for the Carthagians was the campaign of Hannibal during the second war; by the end of the Punic Wars, Rome dominated the Mediterranean world.
www.uncp.edu /home/rwb/lecture_med_civ.htm   (3081 words)

  
 Solon Solon
Twentyone years after Dracos rule ended in 594 BC, Athenian leader Solon abolished the Draconian laws, and established new ones that eliminated the Archons...
and in many forms, to eventually guarantee equality under law for all citizens 2 Solon was elected archon in 594 BC to reform the government and establish a...
be traced back as far as 6th century BC where they used bioterrorism Solon of Athens poisons the water supply with hellebore skunk cabbage, during the siege...
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About 1100 BC, Mycenae was invaded by the Dorians, who’s weapons were made of iron, thus were stronger and more efficient than the Mycenaeans.
In 621 BC, a man named Draco made up a set of severe laws for the city-state of Athens, the laws were eventually repelled and an archon (administrator) named Solon was chosen in 594 BC.
At the council new plans and rules were made, which were then voted in at the assembly where male citizens got the right to give their opinions and vote in new laws, archons, and military leaders.
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 Academic Paper on How successful were Solon's measures in dealing with the problems facing Athens in 594 BC?
Academic Paper on How successful were Solon's measures in dealing with the problems facing Athens in 594 BC?
How successful were Solon's measures in dealing with the problems facing Athens in 594 BC?
In 594BC, Solon was appointed as archon (leader with supreme civil authority and power to act as a judge to cases involving Athenian citizens) to Athens, in an attempt to reform the state, which was facing a number of social and economic problems caused by political systems that they had in place at the time.
www.researchaid.com /paper/How_successful_were_Solons_me-152563.html   (172 words)

  
 Ancient Greek Legal System
It was not until the middle of the seventh century BC that the Greeks first began to establish official laws.
This law established exile as the penalty for homicide and was the only one of Draco's laws that Solon kept when he was appointed law giver in about 594 BC.
Around the fifth century BC, the Areiopagos was split into four types of courts, each trying a different type of homicide case.
www.crystalinks.com /greeklaw.html   (1496 words)

  
 Cuneiform tablet with part of the Babylonian Chronicle (605-594 BC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Following the defeat of the Assyrians (as described in the Chronicle for 616-609 BC), the Egyptians became the greatest threat to the Babylonians.
In 601 BC he marched to Egypt, but withdrew on meeting the Egyptian army.
D.J. Wiseman, Chronicles of Chaldaean kings (626-556 BC) in the British Museum (London, Trustees of the British Museum, 1956), pp.
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk /compass/ixbin/goto?id=OBJ4555   (331 words)

  
 SOLON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Greek maritime trade brought about the growth of the middle class in Attica, which led to unrest and political demands on the ruling aristocracy.
In 594 BC the alarmed aristocrats appointed Solon as sole archon with the power to reform the state.
Solon ended slavery for debt, replaced the harsh draconian law code with a more human one, and ended exclusive aristocratic control of the government.
www.hyperhistory.com /online_n2/people_n2/ppersons1_n2/solon.html   (118 words)

  
 solon of athens -- solon of athens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Pisistratus, Tyrant of Athens in 561, 559-556 and 546-528 BC.
Solon of Athens is said to have used hellebore roots (a purgative) to poison the water in an aqueduct leading from the Pleistrus River around 590 B.C. during the siege of Cirrha.[1] Writings of the...
B.C., Solon of Athens is said to have used hellebore roots (a purgative) to poison a water aqueduct during the siege of Cirrha, and later on, the ancient Chinese, Romans, and Greeks employed their own...
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 PROS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
In 594 BC, a man named Solon became ruler of the citystate of Athens.
Mark Bonchek, the creator of the Political Participation Project, said he believes that a cyberdemocracy would be a lot more efficient than today's government which relies on personal and broadcast media to disseminate information.
Finally, Newt Gingrich, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, said in his article, "From Virtuality to Reality", what he believed were the advantages cyberdemocracy would bring to the population.
iml.jou.ufl.edu /projects/STUDENTS/CONRAD/cyberdemo/pros.htm   (553 words)

  
 Summary of Greek History on Demodocus.com Home of all things Classical
Power wains about 1,400 BC End of Minoan civilization was sometimes attributed to volcanic ash and seismic activity
594 BC- Solon was given power to refomr the state
Was defeated badly at the battle of Lade in 494 BC 492 BC- First invasion attempt to punish the Greeks for supporting Ionians
www.demodocus.com /history/gh1.html   (1107 words)

  
 Constitution - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Early examples of written constitutions include Solon's constitution of Athens (594 BC) and Cleisthenes' constitution, which reformed the constitution of ancient Athens and set it on a democratic footing in 508 BC.
350 BC) was also one of the first in recorded history to formally make the distinction between law and constitutional law.
He was the first to establish the ideas of constitution, the idea of constitutionalism and attempt to classify different forms of constitution/government.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/c/o/n/Constitution.html   (3829 words)

  
 bible.org: ISBE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The great event of his reign (610-594 BC) was his expedition across Syria to secure for himself a share in the decaying empire of Assyria.
The opposing armies met on the battlefield of Megiddo, 608 BC, where Josiah was mortally wounded and soon after died amid the lamentations of his people.
Herodotus, when he visited Egypt in 450 BC, saw still remaining the docks which Necoh had built for the accommodation of his fleet.
www.bible.org /isbe.asp?id=6863   (852 words)

  
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 Bible History Online - Babylonian Chronicle (Biblical Archaeology)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
This tablet is part of that chronicle and records events from 605-594 BC including Nebuchadnezzar II's campaigns in the west, where Jerusalem is. It also records the defeat of the Assyrians and the fall of the Assyrian Empire and the rising threat of Egypt.
It records the Battle of Carchemish where Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon defeated Pharoah Necho of Egypt in 605 BC.
The discovery of this part of the Babylonian Chronicle is important in the study of Biblical Archaeology because it contains several events mentioned in the Bible the correspond exactly.
www.bible-history.com /archaeology/babylon/babylonian-chronicle.html   (382 words)

  
 Did the Phoenicians Introduce the Idea of Interest to Greece and Italy; and if so When?
For instance, the periodic royal debt cancellations found in Sumer, Babylonia and Assyria from 2400 to 1600 BC were not transmitted to Greece and Italy.
Account‑keeping was used not as the elaborate economic management and forward planning found in Sumer by the twenty‑fifth century BC (Lambert 1961), but simply as a check on the access by palace servants and subordinates to storerooms.
In fact, it was the search for adequate collateral for debtors to pledge as an alternative to the personal freedom of their family members that catalyzed the alienability of land rights in many archaic societies.
www.phoenicia.org /interest.htm   (11521 words)

  
 Time
3500B.C. Cycladic culture on Cycladic islands, 3200-2000 BC Minoan civilization in Crete between 3200 BC and 1200 BC Knossos is dominant palace on Crete until 1450
1600B.C. Mycenaean civilization in Greece until 1100 BC c.1450 BC - Mycenaeans control Crete until 1100 BC c.1450 BC - Mycenaean script developed, known as Linear B
700B.C. c.700 BC - Spartan society remodelled during the 7th century BC Drako's laws at Athens
www.ancientgreece.co.uk /time/explore/centuries_general.html   (187 words)

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