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  CalendarHome.com - 7th century BC - Calendar Encyclopedia
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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 680s BC - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
689 BC - King Sennacherib of Assyria sacks Babylon.
682 BC - Death of Zhou zhuang wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
680 BC - The Greek poet Archilochos is born on the island of Paros.
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 7th century BC Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
End of 7th century BC - The Medes from western Iran and the Scythians from modern Russia and Ukraine invaded the northern and eastern parts of Assyria.
Josiah of the Kingdom of Judah (reigned 641 BC - 609 BC).
Solon of Athens, one of the Seven Sages of Greece (638 BC - 558 BC).
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  680s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
682 BC - Death of Zhou zhuang wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
681 BC - Esarhaddon succeeds Sennacherib as king of Assyria.
680 BC - the Greek poet Archilochos is born on the island of Paros
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 Babylon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
In 689 BC its walls, temples and palaces were razed to the ground and the rubbish thrown into the, the canal which bordered the earlier Babylon on the south.
In 331 BC The Persian king Darius III was defeated by the forces of the Macedonian ruler Alexander the Great at the battle of Gaugamela, and in October Babylon saw its invasion and occupation.
A tablet dated 275 BC states that the inhabitants of Babylon were transported to Seleucia, where a palace was built as well as a temple to which the ancient name of was given.
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 689 BC : Encyclopedia Entry
689 BC — King Sennacherib of Assyria sacks Babylon.
682 BC — Death of Zhou zhuang wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
680 BC — The Greek poet Archilochos is born on the island of Paros.
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 Chaldea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Their language is assumed to be related to Aramaic, although they settled much further to the south than the Aramaeans, who settled in upper Mesopotamia and Syria.
The Chaldeans soon made their influence felt in Babylonian politics, and several 9th and 8th century BC Babylonian kings were of Chaldean origins.
King Marduk-apla-iddina II, who resisted the Assyrians in the times of Sargon II and the early years of Sennacherib, and King Mushezib-Marduk, who was king just before Sennacherib's sack of Bayblon in 689 BC, were both Chaldeans.
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 Babylon - Tower of Babel - Crystalinks
From around the 20th century BC, it was occupied by Amorites (nomadic Semitic tribes), flooding southern Mesopotamia from the the west, until it became the capital of Hammurabi's empire (ca.
In 689 BC, its walls, temples and palaces were razed to the ground, and the rubbish thrown into the Arakhtu, the canal bordering the earlier Babylon on the south.
A tablet dated 275 BC states that the inhabitants of Babylon were transported to Seleucia, where a palace was built, as well as a temple given the ancient name of E-Saggila.
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 680s BC - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Centuries: 8th century BC - 7th century BC - 6th century BC
680 BC - the Greek poet Archilochos is born on the island of Parosfr:Années -680
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 Tables, Dances, and Poles, oh my! - Page 689 - Frell Me Dead
BC understood this, she knew what she had to do, her part in all this.
In the scrying room, BC was already near the chair, looking at it with apprehension and remembering the last time she was in it.
BC's yells became quieter once more, but before any one could release her from the chair, a noise from the portal drew everyones attention.
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 All Empires - The Elamite Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
1750 BC) was not to be denied, and Elam was crushed in 1764 BC.
1266 BC), the fourth king of this line, proceeded apace, and his successes were commemorated by his assumption of the title "Expander of the Empire." He was succeeded by his son, Untash-Gal (Untash (d) Gal, or Untash-Huban), a contemporary of Shalmaneser I of Assyria (c.
In a series of campaigns between 692 and 639 BC, in an effort to clean up a political and diplomatic mess that had become a chronic headache for the Assyrians, Ashurbanipal's armies utterly destroyed Susa, pulling down buildings, looting, and sowing the land of Elam with salt.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Nineveh
He destroyed Babylon in 689 bc and, with the peace of his empire thus assured, devoted...
BC, king of ancient Assyria (669-633 BC), son and successor of Esar-Haddon.
Between 703 and 689 he undertook six campaigns against Elam (southwestern Iran), which was stirring up Chaldean and Aramaean tribes in Babylonia; Babylon was sacked during the last campaign.
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 Saturnian Cosmology - Part 11: The 8th century BC and the death of Quetzalcoatl
The events of 747 BC and 687 BC stand out, for in both instances the Earth experienced a seismic shock and the axis of the Earth was disturbed.
In 668 BC his third son, Ashurbanipal, took the crown of Assyria and Shamash-shum-ukin was crowned king of Babylon.
It is certain that before 747 BC there were 12 months of 30 days in the year, so that the Roman addition of two months to the calendar may have nothing to do with the year 747 BC.
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 MSN Encarta - Print Preview - Assyria
He was the first Assyrian ruler to use a navy, with which in 694 bc he pursued Chaldean rebels and defeated them.
In 689 bc, when Babylonia was again seething with unrest, Sennacherib razed the entire city and, despite its traditional status as a holy city, flooded the site.
Sennacherib’s son Esarhaddon (reigned 681-669 bc) was more favorably disposed toward Babylonia and helped to rebuild it.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Babylonia@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
BC the Hittites sacked Babylon and held it briefly.
It was the key area in the attempted uprising against the Assyrian king, Sennacherib, and Babylon was sacked (c.689 BC) in his reign.
The steady growth of Persian power spelled the end of Babylonia, and in 538 BC the last of the Babylonian rulers surrendered to Cyrus the Great (see also Belshazzar).
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680 BC - the Greek poet Archilochos is born on the island of
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 Film industry resources for the BC film industry in Hollywood North
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 Untitled Document
Rebuilt by Nebuchadnezzar II (605-561 BC), earlier city was destroyed in 689 BC.
Under the policy of the period Athens became the artistic center of Greece: the new buildings of the Acropolis were created: sculptors, painters and potters were unequaled in status and ability; and drama was growing more popular.
350 BC (As review) the basic elements of a typical Greek city plan consisted of: the Acropolis, an enclosing city wall, an Agora, residential districts, leisure and cultural areas, harbor and port, and occasionally an industrial district.
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 Nobel Family Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
4500 BC - Megaliths are erected at Carnac in the Bretagne region of France (Carnac and it's past).
2600 - 2000 BC - The city of Caral (Wiki, BBC, the lost Pyramids, the first city in the new world?), is constructed in what is now Peru, based on a virtuous cycle of cotton making and trade with fishermen.
478 BC - The Tower of Babylon is destroyed by Assyrians' king Sanherib in 689 BC and again by Persian' king Xerxes in 478.
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 WaveLength Paddling Magazine - February - March 2002 Issue
BC's coastal residents, from Vancouver Island to the Queen Charlottes to Prince Rupert, have given a very loud "no" to lifting the offshore oil and gas moratorium.
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This is the primary conclusion of a former BC Supreme Court judge who recently completed a review and eight days of public hearings on salmon farming in British Columbia.
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 Discover Camping
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 Art of the States: The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World [excerpts]
The Colossus of Rhodes (Rhodes, Greece; 280 BC)
We can only guess at the effect this extraordinary collection of monuments must have had on the people of the time, as all but the Pyramids were destroyed, either by Nature or at the hands of human marauders.
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon (Babylon, Iraq; 689 BC), built by the king Nebuchadnezzar for one of his wives in hopes of quieting her pining for her homeland, inspired this music suspended on a simple plaintive melody, ornamented and floating between harmonic and canonic textures.
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 Association for Mineral Exploration BC: Management
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In 11,500 BC, the shape of the African continent was drastically altered by the sudden invasion of Atlan rebels, guided by the Cult of Yugg-Thuggathoth, against the Nyambani nations, instigating the Mizingu War(20).
10,800 BC According to Plato, the island civilization of Atlantis was destroyed.(23) As such, those nations that collaborated with the Mizingu or Atlantean forces were driven from the surface, such as the Bana-Gui(24).
667-663 BC, Goa'uld remnants and vampiric creations escaped to the area of the Bayowda Steppe in the Nubian Desert, between the south of Egypt and north of the Sudan(44).
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 Archaeological Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Under the reign of Naboplashar (625-605 BC) of the Neo-Babylonian Dynasty, the Babylonian civilization reached its ultimate glory.
Babylon was destroyed circa 689 BC by the Assyrians under Sennacherib, but was rebuilt.
Later, Nabopolassar established what is generally known as the Chaldean or New Babylonian Empire in 625 BC, which reached its height under his son Nebuchadnezzar (604-562 BC).
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 Bible Genealogy - pafg65.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
He was buried in 689 BC in Jerusalem.
12th King of Judah - He ruled the southern kingdom of Judah from 715 - 687 BC.
He built the famous tunnel that reached from the Gehon spring, through the mountain to a pool inside the city walls to provide water.
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 A Seething Pot in the North: International Affairs Leading Up to Lehi's Day
The king of Israel, Menahem (745–737 BC), had paid substantial tribute to Assyria as early as the reign of Tiglath-pileser III (744–727 BC; 2 Kings 15:19–20).
In 614 BC Cyaxares the Mede took Assur, and two years later (612 BC), Nineveh fell to Cyaxares and his Median hosts, accompanied by the Babylonian army and Scythian raiders.
In 606 BC the Egyptians again marched against Babylon, crossed the Euphrates at Carchemish, and defeated the Babylonians.
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 690s BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Decades: 740s BC 730s BC 720s BC 710s BC 700s BC - 690s BC - 680s BC 670s BC 660s BC 650s BC 640s BC
697 BC - Death of Zhou huan wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
696 BC - Zhou zhuang wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
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 Architectural Marvels of Ancient Mesopotamia
After conquering the world, Alexander the Great, at the age of 32 died an untimely death at Babel in 323 B.C. The Sassanid settlement of Selucia-Ctesiphon (Ma-da-in) boasted of a giant arch (the only remnant of the palace still standing) which was believed to have been the widest span of pure brickwork in the world.
Settled in the 4th millennium BC it prospered during its First Dynasty (3000-2600 BC), and during its Third Dynasty, it became the richest City In Mesopotamia.
In 275 BC the city was abandoned when the Seleucid dynasty built a new capital at Seleucia.
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