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 Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Society, Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Damon 5th century BCE Pythagorean philosopher of Syracuse.
Euclides 4th century BCE native of Megara, and founder of the Megarian or Eristic sect.
Zeno of Elea 5th century BCE Eleatic philosopher.
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 Zomd :: Society :: Philosophy :: Reference :: Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Greek philosopher of Miletus, born 611 BCE who thought it unnecessary to fix upon air, water, or fire as the original and primary form of body.
Nineteenth century Scottish philosopher who was one of the key figures of the idealist movement that dominated British philosophy from 1870 until the mid 1920s.
4th century BCE native of Megara, and founder of the Megarian or Eristic sect.
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 5th century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 5th century BC at Bourges, Berry, France: new discoveries.(Brief Article)
Tollund Man, Human sacrifice victim on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, possibly the earliest known evidence for worship of Odin.
Eastern Cults in Moesia Inferior and Thracia: 5th Century Bc-4Th Ad (Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renais...
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 5th Century B.C.E.
The greatest constitutional reforms of the 5th century were the establishment of the office of tribuni plebis, the writing down of Roman laws in the
The century also saw various attempts at dictatorship and the effective transfer of powers away from the consules and to military officers.
By the end of the century, Rome had made successful onslaughts into Etruscan territory, and Etruria's days of dominance were at an end.
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 5th century BC -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
5th century BC -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
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 5th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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The 5th and 6th centuries BC are a period of philosophical brilliance among advanced civilizations.
Ancient Greek philosophy develops during the 5th century BC, setting the foundation for Western ideology.
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 FOCUS at Duke - Athens in the Golden Age   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tragedy and comedy as we know them began in 5th century Athens, and the Greek theater tells us much about what Athenians believe, what stirred their emotions, and in general who they were.
The rise of Athens to power in the 5th century BCE was spectacular; its headlong fall at the end of the century, tragic.
This seminar focuses on Greek history of the later 5th century, particularly as it is reflected in Thucydides' narrative.
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 A "Golden Age" for Athens?
The 5th century BCE was a period of great development in Ancient Greece, and specifically in Athens.
Athenian democracy is perhaps considered the crowning achievement of the 5th century BCE.
I would say that the 5th century BCE was as much a "Golden Age" for man as either of the above mentioned time periods.
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 Read about 5th century BC at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research 5th century BC and learn about 5th century BC here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Read about 5th century BC at WorldVillage Encyclopedia.
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 Art of Ancient China
The "Yin and Yang," symbol of China, is derived from the teachings of Lao-Tzu, the legendary philosopher of the 5th Century bce, who taught the "Dao," the way, the religion that became known as "Daoism." The "Yin and Yang" symbolize the coming together of opposites to form a whole.
Bronze tiger from the Late Zhou Dynasty, c.9th Century bce, 29" in length.
Buddhism was brought to China during the 5th Century ce by missionaries from India and became widespread during the short-lived Sui Dynasty, just prior to the great Tang Dynasty.
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 ArtLex on Etruscan Art
This is a cinerary urn (a container for the ashes of a cremated body).
Lion's Head, first half of the 5th century BCE, bronze, height 26 cm, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Statuette of a Warrior, 5th century BCE, bronze, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Berlin.
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 Jainism --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Beginning in the 7th–5th century BCE, Jainism evolved into a cultural system that has made significant contributions to Indian philosophy and logic, art and architecture, mathematics,...
Jainism, founded in the 6th century BC by Mahavira in reaction to Brahmanic Hinduism, has fewer than 12 million followers today, but, because of its mercantile predilection, it is a wealthy community that has given traditional and substantial support to its monastic organizations.
Their faith, which dates from the early 16th century, combines aspects of Hinduism, such as belief in reincarnation, with ideas borrowed from Islam, in particular strict belief in only one God.
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 A New Ancient Map?
The Salentine peninsula in the 5th century BC
By way of a note to the classics list, Pierre-Louis Malosse has announced the discovery by his Université Paul Valéry (Montpellier III) colleague Thierry van Compernolle of an ostrakon bearing what appears to be an ancient map of the Salentine peninsula (the “boot-heel” of Italy), possibly dating to the 5th century BC.
The map thus testifies to the depth of interaction between these cultures in the fifth century before our era and offers, to date, for the Mediterranean, and more generally for Western civilization, the oldest map of a real space.
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Such political thought developed into political theory in the 5th century and (with Plato and Aristotle) into political philosophy in the 4th century, which in turn had a tremendous influence on all subsequent political thinking in western civilizations.
This course is therefore concerned with the very beginning of western political thought or, to put it pointedly, with the discovery of political thinking.
Well into the 5th century, poetry was the predominant, even the only form of giving permanent expression to one’s ideas.
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 History (from Andalusia) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Carthaginians and Greeks had colonized the coast, while the indigenous Iberian peoples of the interior developed a rich urban culture.
For centuries wealthy European men and women had worn furs made up into costly robes, coats, and hats and as trimming on other garments.
Brief history of Uruguay from its settlement by Europeans in the 16th century to the restoration of democracy in the 1980s.
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It is believed that the advance news of the capture of Troy by the Greek commander Agamemnon was communicated through beacons.
It was the Greek military scientist named Aeneas Tacticus who developed this ingenious method of communicating messages using the simplest torch signals in the 4th century BCE.
The way in which this system works is that two armies who wish to communicate with each other would have to create two sets of identical equipment.
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 Education of girls in 5th Century Athens -- BCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Education of girls in 5th Century Athens -- BCE
All dates given in this essay are dates BCE.
(I am discussing the 5th Century BCE, not the 5th century of the Common Era.)
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 History of Iran: Achaemenid photo album
04- Achaemenid colossal bullhead; Persepolis, Iran; 480-420 BCE
10- Achaemenid Silver, partially gilt Rhyton; Iran; 5th-4th century BCE
11- Achaemenid Bronze Rearing Ibex (handle of vessel); Iran; 4th century BCE
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 Egyptology, Egyptian Calendar for the 5th Century B.C.E.
Egyptology, Egyptian Calendar for the 5th Century B.C.E. Egyptology, Egyptian Calendar for the 5th Century B.C.E. The Egyptian calendar consisted of 12 months, each containing 30 days.
An extra five days were added after the 12th month to equal a year of 365 days.
In the example given, Phamenoth 25 in the year 451 BC occurred on July 6.
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 CNR Classics Dept:Euripides Syllabus
Translation and analysis of Euripides' Medea in its entirety and portions of Bacchae and Alcestis; origins and development of Greek tragedy and the theater, especially during the 5th Century BCE in Athens; Euripides' contribution to Western dramatic art.
understanding of the cultural climate and intellectual temper of Athens, reflected in drama produced in the last half of the 5th Century BCE
Discussion of introductory readings on late 5th Century Athens.
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 ArtLex on Bronze
750-700 BCE, bronze, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emery U, Atlanta, GA. Such bronze statuettes were most often dedicated in sanctuaries as votive offerings.
Sekhmet, bronze, height 13 inches (33 cm), Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Bridle Plaque in the Form of a Resting Stag, mid 5th century BCE, bronze, 4.7 x 4.7 cm, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
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 Free Essays on The History Of Greek Theater
century BCE, with the Sopocles, the great writer of tragedy.
of the century, more complicated solo singing was developed by
In new comedy which lasted from 336 to 250 BCE, satire is
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 Internet East Asian History Sourcebook
It is not going to far to suggest that the very different responses of the various East Asian to the Western intrusion of the past two centuries reflect the variety of previous historical developments.
Robert Bedrosian: China and the Chinese according to 5-13th Century Classical Armenian Sources, with extended excerpts.
The Hai-lu, a Chinese traveler's account of the West in the 18th century.
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Neoplatonism: a revival and reinterpretation of Plato's doctrine of essential, pre-existing "forms," began as early as the third century BCE with the writings of Plotinus (Plato himself lived during the 5th century BCE).
The Neoplatonic tradition subscribes to Plato's theory that reason can reveal an understandable order in the universe; this tradition has influenced many movements during the past two-thousand years, including the Romantic movements in 19th century Britain (ie.
The significance of Neoplatonic views in the culture debate is their adherence to the essential quality of "goodness," "truth," and other aspects of the universal order -- that is, a Neoplatonic position tends to discard the possibility that there could be more than one interpretation of "goodness," "truth," etc.
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