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  The Ancient Kingdom of Dalriada
Dalridia is the Gaelic kingdom that, at least from the 5th century AD, extended on both sides of the North Channel and composed the northern part of the present County Antrim, Northern Ireland, and part of the Inner Hebrides and Argyll, in Scotland.
In the latter half of the 5th century, the ruling family of Irish Dalriada crossed into Scottish Dalriada and made Dunadd and Dunolly its chief strongholds.
In the mid-9th century its king Kenneth I MacAlpin brought the Picts permanently under Dalriadic rule, and thereafter the whole country was known as Scotland.
lyberty.com /encyc/articles/dalriada.html   (591 words)

  
 OSU Excavations at Isthmia
The massive fortifications built along the isthmus in the 5th century AD were designed to protect the Peloponnese from an invasion from the north by the Visigoths.
The fortress at Isthmia was built in the 5th century AD and incorporated a Roman monumental arch.
During the fifth century AD, when the fortifications were being constructed, the builders made use of the ready supply of cut stone and marble that had originally been part of Temple, Bath, Theatre, and athletic structures, but had since fallen into disuse.
isthmia.osu.edu /forthex.html   (394 words)

  
 Virgil - MSN Encarta
The poems are written in the erudite, or learned, innovative style that is characteristic of the poets of the Hellenistic Age (4th century to 1st century bc), many revealing the influence of Roman poet Catullus and his school of poets.
The Aetna is generally dated in the 1st century ad.
During the later Roman Empire (3rd century ad to 5th century ad) and Middle Ages (5th century to 15th century ad), the poem was regarded as a prophecy of the coming of Jesus Christ.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761570049/Virgil.html   (555 words)

  
 TIMELINE 5th CENTURY page of ULTIMATE SCIENCE FICTION WEB GUIDE
Christy's History Timeline: 400-699 A.D. 425-455 Emperor Valentinian III "Placidus Valentinianus, later the emperor Valentinian III, was born in 419, the son of the emperor Honorius' sister Galla Placidia and the patrician, later emperor, Constantius.
European History: 400-449 A.D. 431 the Council of Ephesus, (third ecumenical council) is convened on behalf of Theodosius II, emperor of the East, and Valentinian III, emperor of the West, to discuss Nestorianism.
AD 395-430) This late Imperial administrative document, known only from an 11th century copy, the Codex Spirensis, is the unique historical source for the Saxon Shore Forts, a network of coastal defenses built around southeast Britain in the 3rd and 4th centuries AD.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline5.html   (15978 words)

  
 narajapan.html
Japan's ruling elite for the past three centuries had learned all they could from Chinese model, but several fundamental differences between Japan and China remained, meaning that this inheritance needed to be significantly modified to suit the Japanese culture.
century, the emperors were reduced to mainly ceremonial duties, and real power was held behind the scenes.
century, the Fujiwara were very corrupt, and their power was fading — other clans rose to real power and became more significant, but allowed the Fujiwara to continue their marriage games at Heian.
www.loyno.edu /~seduffy/narajapan.html   (2672 words)

  
 Lemesos- Areas of Interest- Limassol - Cyprus
The magnificent Greco-Roman theatre was originally built in the 2nd century BC and enlarged in the 2nd century AD.
The Early Christian Basilica dated to the 5th century was probably the Cathedral of Kourion with a baptistery attached to the north side.
The second church on the west side was added in the 14th century and built in the same architectural style.
agrino.org /nicosia/lemesos1.htm   (760 words)

  
 Rome Unleashed - The Inheritors
By the end of the 4th century AD, the Roman Empire was divided into two distinct parts: east and west.
The weaker of the two halves, the west, was dismembered in the course of the 5th century.
France came under the control of the Franks in the 5th century AD; in 507 AD, the Franks defeated the Visigoths at Vouillé to advance their borders to the Pyrenees.
www.classicsunveiled.com /romeh/html/inheritors.html   (341 words)

  
 May 18h-19th; Olympia, Patras, Nafpaktos, Delphi
The games went on until 394 AD until they were shut down by Roman Emperor Theodosius I. Unfortunately, much of Olympia was razed (and a 5th century AD earthquake didn't help either) but some of its great works such as the statue (circa 4th century BC) above were spared.
The stadium was built in the 4th century BC and was able to hold 20,000 spectators.
Delphi (constructed after the 7th century BC) was considered by the ancient Greeks to be the center of the world and it housed the famous oracles which gave enigmatic prophecies.
www.fiendbear.com /greece03.htm   (810 words)

  
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During the Iron Age (1st–5th century AD) resident farming was widely established, the population grew and settlement expanded.
During the 5th century BC in an area of what is now Switzerland, a separate Celtic culture emerged called La Tène, named after an ancient lakeside settlement situated beside Lake Neuchatel.
As early as the 17th century BC a small community of farmers established a settlement behind the rocky plateau west of the modern village of Enkomi, not far from the coast on the north bank of the Pedieos river.
www.lycos.com /info/7th-century-bc--settlements.html   (551 words)

  
 World Water Rescue Foundation
Egyptian paintings from the 15th century BC depict sedimentation apparatus and wick siphons.
In the 3rd century AD, the first public water systems were established in Rome, Greece, Carthage and Egypt.
From the 5th century AD until 1600, there was very little progress in water treatment Then in 1680 the microscope was invented.
www.wwrf.org /drinkingwaterhistory.htm   (268 words)

  
 Brad's Introduction to Ancient Coins
The most commonly found coin from the second century BC through the first half of the third century AD is the silver denarius.
Early in the third century AD, the emperor Caracalla introduced a new denomination, the double-denarius.
The aureus was replaced by the solidus in the fourth century, and the denarius was replaced by the siliqua.
home.blarg.net /~brad/coins5a.htm   (884 words)

  
 Travel & Tours in Kyrgyzstan - A brief history of Kyrgyzstan
The modern nation of Kyrgyzstan is based on a civilisation of nomadic tribes who for centuries have been moving across the eastern and northern sections of the present-day Central Asia.
centuries BC a part of the Kyrgyz tribes moved to Enisey and Baikal regions of the present-day south central Siberia.
century AD), which became the centre for consolidation of the Kyrgyz and formation of its culture.
www.sitara.com /kyrgyz/history.html   (1254 words)

  
 Lycian Turkey - Ancient Site of Letoon, Lycia
Letoon was the center of pagan cults activity until perhaps the 5th century AD when Lycia was ravaged by Arab attacks and the area started to silt up with sand brought by the Xanthos River.
Christianity later replaced pagan beliefs and in the 5th century AD a chuch was built using stones from the old temples.
The church is believed to have been constructed in the 6th century AD and to have been destroyed around the mid-7th century, possibly by the Arab attacks of that period.
www.lycianturkey.com /lycian_sites/letoon.htm   (1503 words)

  
 History of France ~ French Language Program ~ Study Abroad in France ~ A2Z Languages
Shortly after the start of the 5th Century AD the Empire of Rome fell and lost control of the land.
In the mid-12th Century Henry II became the king of England and wed the previous queen of France which gave him control over is wife's portion of control over certain French lands.
In the early 14th century the Capetian dynasty came to an end and the king of England took over the rule of France and started the "Hundred Years' War".
www.a2zlanguages.com /France/countryguide/history.htm   (543 words)

  
 Theravada Buddhism
Theravada was the only tradition among the so-called Eighteen Schools of early Buddhism to survive the first centuries after the Buddha's death in the 5th century BC.
Despite the European colonialism that began in the early 19th century, Theravada continued in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia, in some areas becoming identified with nascent nationalist movements.
Thailand began reform of its Theravada tradition in the 19th century as part of the general national reform initiated in response to European colonialism, and the country has remained a fertile source of Theravada reform movements.
mb-soft.com /believe/txh/theravad.htm   (1350 words)

  
 Dion
There, from the end of the 5th until the 2nd century BC, the theatrical and athletic competitions dedicated to Olympian Zeus and the Muses, the "Olympia at Dion", took place.
Dion's cemeteries were situated north and west of the city and contained burials from the mid-5th century BC to the beginning of the 5th century AD.
Basilicas were built in the city in the early Byzantine years, but the decline had already set in in the 5th century AD.
www.macedonian-heritage.gr /HellenicMacedonia/en/C1.5.html   (222 words)

  
 EXPEDTXT
If there is a Gandharan legacy in the Hindu temple architecture of subsequent centuries, it takes two paths: one, a unique tradition of temples with pyramidal roofs built in Kashmir from before the reign of Lalitaditya in the 8th century AD (Fig.
In the 10th century, larger temples were built under the patronage of the Hindu Shahi kings in the spectacular fortress at Amb (Fig.
The paired temples in the foreground (temples B and C) are of the 10th century.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /arth/meister/expedtxt.htm   (3296 words)

  
 Germanic Tribes Portal
Juthungians: [added] At the end of the third century AD, the Hermunduri were allied to the Alemans under a new name, the Juthungi.
In 569 AD the Langobards migrated to Italy.
Tungri/Tongri [added]: The Tungri tribe of eastern Belgica inhabited the western fringes of the Arduinna Silva, in Brabant and Hainaut districts of Belgium.
www.duerinck.com /tribes1.html   (6578 words)

  
 Celtic World > Ancient Peoples
Goths, ancient Teutonic people, who in the 3rd to the 6th century AD were an important power in the Roman world.
By the 3rd century AD they had migrated as far south as the lower Danube, around the Black Sea.
During that century Gothic armies and fleets ravaged Thrace, Dacia, and cities in Asia Minor and along the Aegean coast.
www.applewarrior.com /celticworld/ancientpeoples.html   (1808 words)

  
 Eastern Romance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
Rosetti considers that Balkan Latin was spoken in the Balkan peninsula from the 5th century AD onwards, after the Roman Empire was divided (395 AD).
Roman colonization reached the lower Danube during the 1st century BC; until 106 AD, the Danube was the northeastern frontier.
However, from 275 AD until the withdrawal of the Byzantine army at the beginning of the 7th century, i.e., for more than three centuries which roughly correspond to the period of Balkan Latin (and in entire Romania, to Late Latin), the Danubian limes was the northeastern frontier of the Empire, thus also of Balkan Latin.
www.orbilat.com /Languages/Romance_Eastern/Eastern_Romance.html   (1731 words)

  
 Syria Gate - About Syria - Homs - St. George's Convent (Deir Mar Jurjus)
George's convent/monastery was built by hermits in the late 5th century AD (although some say in the 6th century AD under the Emperor Justinian.
However, parts of the convent were built in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
This monastery has two chapels; one was built in the 13th century and contains an iconostasis in ebony wood, while the other was built in 1857.
www.syriagate.com /Syria/about/cities/Homs/marjurjus.htm   (191 words)

  
 *** Askole Treks & Tours – Pakistan ***
In 712 AD the Arabs led by Muhammad Bin Qasim, landed in the Southern coast near Karachi and ruled the lower parts of Pakistan for two hundred years.
In the tenth Century Ad began the systematic conquest of the South Asian Sub-continent by the Muslims from Central Asia who ruled almost whole of the Sub-continent till 18
Century, when British took over reins and ruled the Sub-continent for almost two hundred years.
askole.hypermart.net /pakistan.html   (946 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Metro
A 5th century Buddhist cave excites the curiosity of a scholar
Sometime between the thousand misty years — no one knows for sure how many— dividing the 2nd century BC and the 8th century AD, a series of cave shrines came up in the western parts of what is now India.
Located 65 km from Mumbai, near the powerloom town of Bhiwandi, a mysterious Buddhist cave dating back to the 5th century AD has revived the interest of historians and archaeologists.
www.telegraphindia.com /1040314/asp/look/story_3000665.asp   (584 words)

  
 Roman Timeline of the 5th Century AD
403 AD Stilicho defeats the army of Alaric in the battle of Verona, forcing Alaric to retire.
423 AD Death of Honorius, replaced by the biy Valentinian with Placidia as regent.
457 AD Majorian is proclaimed as emperor in the West and is recognized by the Eastern Emperor Leo, who had previously replaced Marcian.
www.unrv.com /empire/timeline-5th-century.php   (919 words)

  
 Kourion
The magnificent Graeco- Roman Theatre was originally built in the 2nd century BC and is now fully restored and used for musical and theatrical performances.
The Early Christian basilica dated to the 5th century, was probably the Cathedral of Kourion with a baptistery attached to the north face.
The cult of Apollo was celebrated here from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD.
www.flycyprus.com /kourion2.html   (349 words)

  
 Afghanistan Architecture: Bamiyan Buddhas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
No one knows exactly when they were constructed, but it was likely that they were erected sometime in the 4th or 5th century AD.
For many centuries they stood sentinel to groups of wandering monks and merchants along the famous "silk road" from Rome to China.
Alongside the Buddhas, monasteries once existed here as places of sanctuary, but were abandoned in the 9th century as Islam displaced Buddhism in Afghanistan.
www.orientalarchitecture.com /afghanistan/BAMIYAN.htm   (258 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Ranchi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
Ranchi, Oct. 16: Archaeological experts have found evidence of a Vedic Hindu university of 5th century AD from a village Benisagar in West Singhbhum district.
However, the seal found from Kutch is of 8th century AD while the one from Benisagar is of the 5th century AD.
Experts said the Vedic system of learning was prevalent in India between 1st to 11th century AD.
www.telegraphindia.com /1031017/asp/ranchi/story_2469957.asp   (430 words)

  
 Jiaohe Ruins
The ancient city of Jiaohe was first built by the people of Jushi during the time span from the 2nd century BC to the middle of the 5th century AD.
and was prosperous in the Qu's Gaochang Period and Tang Dynaties (5th- 8th century AD).
In the 9th century-14th century AAD, the political center of Uyghurian Gaochang State shifted to the ancient cities of Gaochang and Beiting, and the city of Jiaohe began to decline since then.
www.belfun.com /Amaury/turfan_jiaohe.htm   (102 words)

  
 Pakistan Times | Top Story: Antiquities from 1st century AD discovered in Pakistan
Corinthian order was used in Magna, Garcia and Sicily from early third century pertaining to or designated the highest and most ornate of the three Greek orders.
The viewed that these antiquities belongs to early stage of fist century AD or second century AD.
This stupa was later re-constructed during the time of King Kanisha, in the 5th Century AD.
pakistantimes.net /2004/11/22/top10.htm   (638 words)

  
 POITRA Visual 3D Model Catalogue - 3D Model 5th Century BC - 5th Century AD Roman Terra-Cotta Amphora
5th Century BC - 5th Century AD Roman Terra-Cotta Amphora with bulbous body, soft shoulder, elongated base and handles attached under rim
5th Century BC - 5th Century AD Roman Terra-Cotta Amphora with conical body
5th Century BC - 5th Century AD Roman Terra-Cotta Amphora with slender body and handles attached under rim
www.poitra.com /l_amphora_5bc-5RomanAmp.html   (223 words)

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