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  Ashur-etil-ilani - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ashur-etil-ilani was a king of Assyria (630 (or 627 - c.
But it has been suggested that his reign actually overlapped that of his father, Ashurbanipal, and that he had been appointed as co-regent in or around 630 BC, or even that in that year his father abdicated in his favor.
An alternate hypothesis is that he rebelled against his father after he had appointed his brother Sin-shar-ishkun as official heir.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ashur-etil-ilani   (302 words)

 Cyrene on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It was a Greek colony founded (c.630 BC) by Aristoteles of Thera, who became king of Cyrene as Battus.
Cyrene remained part of the Ptolemaic kingdom until 96 BC It was later the center of a Roman province.
BC), the agora, the capitol, the acropolis, and the theater.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Cyrene.asp   (616 words)

 Corinthian olpe
BC, the almost absolute primacy of exports in the markets of the Mediterranean belongs to Corinth.
This olpe (a pitcher in the form of a pear with a high trumpet-shaped brim), of a transitional style, is decorated with overlapping friezes of an eastern type: panthers, bulls, deer, herons, sphinxes, with rosettes made up of circles of spots on the ivory-coloured background.
It was made in Corinth around 630-615 BC by a ceramicist named, precisely on the basis of this example itself, "Painter of the Vatican 73".
mv.vatican.va /3_EN/pages/x-Schede/MGEs/MGEs_Sala17_01_045.html   (109 words)

 Slides for lecture of November 2, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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
classics.ucdavis.edu /AHI1A/19991102.html   (325 words)

 Guinness World Records - Kid's Zone - Homework Helper - Seven Wonders of the Ancient World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Built between 2575 and 2465 BC, the pyramids at Giza are the oldest of the Seven Wonders.
Built around 350 BC by his widow Artemisia, only the foundations remain, although some of its statues can be found in the British Museum in London.
Commemorating the siege of Rhodes (305—304 BC), this bronze statue was 35 m (115 ft) high and placed at the entrance to the harbor of Rhodes.
www.guinnessworldrecords.com /kidszone/homeworkhelper/worldwonders.asp   (437 words)

 Cyrenean Greeks, 630-74 BC (I/56)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The region was fertile and well-watered, with hills and light woods, in sharp contrast to the balance of Libya.
In 324 BC, a rogue band of 5000 mercenaries under the command of Harpalus (who as later assassinated) and the Spartan captain Thibron took refuge in Crete, where a number of Cyrenean exiles persuaded them to reestablish themselves in Cyrenaicia.
Cyrene's port at Apollonia was recognized as an independent city, and the region of Cyrenaica became known as the Pentapolis or the land of the five cities.
www.fanaticus.org /dba/armies/I56.html   (1801 words)

Born on the island of Samos, he moved to southern Italy, and founded a school at Croton where he taught that the structure of the universe was to be discovered with the aid of mathematics, which he held as the basis of physics, acoustics and astronomy.
paraphrased from the visually strong HyperHistory c.518-c.438 BC Pindar, Greek Poet, was born in Boetia, central Greece, and is considered the greatest of the Greek choral lyricists.
c.250 BC "Archimedes studied the equilibrium of planes and the centre of gravity of planes and deduced the laws of the levers.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline1KBC.html   (7141 words)

The Shun Dynasty in China (2300 BC to 2205 BC).
The Shang Dynasty in China (1760 BC to 1122 BC).
Tsou Yen (circa 305 BC - 240 BC) introduced to China the idea of the five elements and their mutual genesis and destruction, and a medical system built upon the doctrine of these elements and the vital spirits, similar to those of Indian, Greek, Arabic, and Alchemical influence.
www.angelfire.com /ca6/asi/history1.htm   (964 words)

 Chronology of Peacemaking
760 BC Amos prophesied in Israel and Judah.
742-697 BC Isaiah and Micah prophesied in Israel and Judah.
403 BC Socrates refused to cooperate with 30 tyrants.
www.san.beck.org /GPJ-Chronology.html   (1204 words)

 A timeline of the Ancient Middle-East
1787 BC : Hammurabi conquers the city-states of Uruk and Isin
1200 BC : the Arameans migrate from Arabia to Syria (Harrans)
630 BC : king Ashurbanipal of Assyria assembles in the city of Nineveh a library of tablets from all the literature of Mesopotamia
www.scaruffi.com /politics/neareast.html   (4133 words)

 The Canonical Books of Confucianism
Contains documents from the 3rd millennium BC to 630 BC.
B.C.), a disciple of Confucius especially noted for his filial piety.
1852 The ceremonial usages of the Chinese, B.C. 1121, as prescribed in the "Institutes of the Chow Dynasty Strung as Pearls"...
weber.ucsd.edu /~dkjordan/chin/hbcanonru-u.html   (1244 words)

Argos, 770 BC in Corinth and rebuild of Apollo's Temple at Delphi in 630 BC each being orientated towards this star.
It was the Pole Star from 12,000-11,000 BC The 5th Brightest star in the sky.
By 500 BC it was connected with Sunrise worship at Dendara in Egypt, used by many Northern Hemisphere cultures for navigation.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/skycatcher/page11.html   (361 words)

Pythius, who operates throughout western Asia Minor at the beginning of the 5th century BC, is the first banker in the area of Greece and Asia Minor of whom we have records.
546 BC Croesus King of Lydia is captured by the Persians.
269 BC Regular issues of silver coins are minted by the Romans and widely circulated.
www.uri.edu /artsci/newecn/Classes/Art/INT1/Mac/1970s/Money.what.html   (4123 words)

 Prophetic Significance of Tabernacle Curtains (2 of 3)
102 BC - In Rome: Cimbri and Teutones defeated by Marius by 101 BC 100 BC - In Rome: Birth of Julius Caesar.
65 BC- Scaurus, Pompey's lieutenant, deposes Antiochus XIII, and annexes Syria to the Roman dominions.
42 BC - Herod is betrothed to Mariamne, grand-daughter of Hyrcanus, and daughter of Alexander.
www.hooper-home.net /TEMPLE/Chap3~052.htm   (5220 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In 687 BC, according to the Greek Historian, Herodotus crude "coins" invented in Lydia.
During his reign he deliberately mints far more coins than required for the immediate needs of his kingdom, probably to support the campaign against Persia that he was planning before his assassination.
Among these coins is the golden stater celebrating his triumph in the chariot race in the Olympics in 356 BC - an early example of the use of coins as propaganda.
www.sluh.org /Pride/moneyhistory.html   (2418 words)

 Judgment Against Tyre
From 700 to 630 BC, Assyria did not permit Tyre to carry on trade.
When Alexander the Great took the city, he slaughtered 6,000 fighting men and 2,000 Tyrians were crucified on the beach in 332 BC (livius1).
All that remains of it is a series of fl reefs offshore from Tyre, which surely could not have been there in the first and second millennia B.C., since they pose such a threat to navigation.
www.geocities.com /k9ocu/TYRE-SIP.htm   (1260 words)

 Thales - History for Kids!
Thales was born in what's now Turkey, in the city of Miletus, about 630 BC, during the Archaic period.
According to Herodotus, in 585 BC Thales was the first person to successfully predict an eclipse of the sun (an eclipse which ended a war between the Lydians and the Persians).
Thales died in 543 BC, only a few years after his city was conquered by the Persians.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/science/math/thales.htm   (517 words)

She was an aristocrat who married a prosperous merchant, and she had a daughter named Cleis.
Her wealth afforded her with the opportunity to live her life as she chose, and she chose to spend it studying the arts on the isle of Lesbos.
In the seventh century BC, Lesbos was a cultural center.
www.sculpturegallery.com /sculpture/sappho.html   (520 words)

 Articles - 7th century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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).
www.efireplaces.net /articles/7th_century_BC   (194 words)

 Wikinfo | Sappho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Sappho (Greek Σαπφω, Sapphô) was an Ancient Greek poet, from the city of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, which was a cultural centre in the 7th century BC.
She was born sometime between 630 BC and 612 BC.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Sappho   (498 words)

 Best of Sicily - Selinunte
Selinunte was founded by Doric Greek colonists from the Sicilian Greek settlement of Megara Hyblea, the latter also settled near Syracuse by Greeks circa 730 BC and located roughly 15 miles North of present-day Syracuse on Sicily's east coast.
In 409 BC Selinunte became involved in a war between Syracuse and Athens, when the Greek metropolis sent an expedition to punish the Sicilian cities that sided against her on behalf of Syracuse.
During the first Punic War with Rome in 250 BC, the Carthaginian forces, fleeing the Roman advance towards the main center of Panormus (Palermo), decided to deprive the Romans of a prize by razing Selinunte to the ground, destroying it forever.
www.bestofsicily.com /selinunte.htm   (1441 words)

 Classical Greek Shield Patterns
Such shields are attested by Xenophon in the early 4th century BC.
He also mentions men from Sicyon carrying the letter sigma as a badge, and the Thebans, as well as their allies, using a club, although the Thebans had used individual shield designs only a few years previously as shown by Plutarch: the man who killed Lysander had a dragon as his emblem.
However, once the phalanx was introduced, it spread rapidly: even Greek states in Asia that were previously cavalry powers, such as Colophon, had made the transition by ca.
www.ritsumei.ac.jp /se/~luv20009/Greek_shield_patterns_1.html   (1407 words)

 Persian Empire: 550-330 BC
521-519 BC: The Empire is extended beyond the Indus River
490 BC: Attempts to conquer the Greek mainland.
424-404 BC: Reign of Xerxes II 404-358 BC: Reign of Artaxerxes II Mnemon
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/MiddleEast/Persia.html   (60 words)

 Delphi - Pathways to Ancient Myth
This bronze Daedalic statuette, perhaps of Apollo, dates from the 7th century circa 630 BC and is approximately 6 inches high.
This bronze figure represents Odysseus, bound to the belly of the ram, escaping from the lair of Polyphemus.
This bronze statue of Apollo dates to circa 550-40 BC.
www.calvin.edu /academic/clas/pathways/delphi/dmus.htm   (86 words)

 PBS Online: Beyond the Veil - Timeline 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
9th Century BC ­ 330 BC 9th Century BC - The Medes migrate to the Zagros mountains, in present-day northern Iran.
547- 540- BC Cyrus II defeats Lydia and Bablyon, extending his empire from Iranian plateau in the east to the Mediterranean in the West.
522-485 BC Reign of Darius I. Darius divides empire into 20 satraps or provinces, institutes reforms in taxation with a common currency and a standing army.
www.internews.org /visavis/btvpagestxt/Timelines1.html   (267 words)

 630s BC - TheBestLinks.com - 630 BC, Africa, Athens, Acropolis, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Cyrenean Greeks - Variant DBA 24e
In subsequent years, Cyrene and its port at Apollonia (Marsa Sousa) became the chief town of the Lydian region between Egypt and Carthage, and traded with all the major Greek cities, reaching the height of its prosperity in the 5th century BC.
In 460 BC, Cyrene overthrew the Battiad Monarchy and became a republic.
Magas ruled until his death in 250 BC, whereupon Cyrene was reabsorbed by Egypt.
www.fanaticus.org /DBA/armies/var24e.html   (1356 words)

Sappho, the female Greek Poet, was born what is estimated to be around 630 BC.
Not much was recorded about her personal history, but it is known that she was the daughter of aristocracy and had three brothers.
Around 600 BC, Sappho was exhiled from Lesbos because of the political stands of her family and went on to Sicily.
www.suite101.com /print_article.cfm/15003/87205   (2065 words)

 Shu Ching. (from Chinese literature) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
With the unification of China by the short-lived Ch'in Dynasty (221 to 206 BC), the singular feature in literary matters was what is called the “Burning of the Books.” The emperor, Shih Huang Ti, was determined to be an absolutist ruler and opposed to writings on good government such as those in the Classics.
In 213, it is believed, he ordered the burning of all texts...
Traces its evolution from the beginning in 221 BC until the present.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-198567?tocId=198567   (821 words)

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