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  6th century - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
5th century - 6th century - 7th century
The 6th century is the period from 501 - 600 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Christian Era.
This Buddhist stela from China, Northern Wei period, was built in the early 6th century.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/6th_century   (293 words)

 Early Christian Catalog
Later 5th Century AD Merovingian copper alloy radiate-headed bow brooch
6th Century AD Byzantine trefid lion paw pricket stick and lamp
10th-11th Century AD Byzantine bronze crucifix pendant (enkolpion)
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 Archaeological site of Philippi - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
In 49/50 AD the Apostle Paul came to Philippi from Asia Minor and founded the first Christian church in Europe, as described in the Acts of the Apostles and the Letter from St Paul to the Philippians.
At the end of the sixth century the manifest decline of the city was accelerated by earthquakes and Slav incursions.
It was captured by the Turks at the end of the fourteenth century, and since then has been known to travelers as an area of archaeological ruins.
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It appears that the 6th century AD evidenced the peak of the seismic activity in the Mediterranian region.
A few words should be added with respect to the very interesting adaptation of the Arabs to the 6th century AD socio- ecological crisis which had very important consequences for the evolution of the World System as a whole.
However, it was in the 6th century AD when the most effective intersocietal communication network based largely on the enhanced pilgrimage practices was elaborated in Western Arabia, the network which served as a rather potent substitute for the rigid super-tribal political structures principally destructed by the Arabs during their adaptation to the 6th century crisis.
www.etext.org /Politics/World.Systems/wsn-archives/96/10-96   (17384 words)

 Wedding belt | Musée du Louvre
The fashion spread far and wide during the course of the 6th and 7th centuries AD, particularly in the eastern part of the empire.
It was probably made in the late 6th century to celebrate a marriage, where it may have been offered as a wedding gift, as is known to have been the case with rings decorated with scenes very similar to those depicted on the large central medallions.
In the course of the 5th century AD a third character began to appear in these scenes to unite the couple - usually the emperor or, as in this case, Christ.
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 Coptic Museum - Abi Serga
Some refer the building to the 6th century AD, others to the 8th century AD.
St. Sergius church was the centre for the election of the Patriarch till the 12th century AD namely Shenouda 850/861 AD and Efraham 948/968 AD.
In 749 AD, the church was badly damaged by El Fustat fire but was lately renovated during Haroun El Rachid reign as attested in St. Marc's Bibliography when he had asked El Wali to renew all Churches of the area in 799/ 819 AD.
www.copticmuseum.gov.eg /English/internal/abi_serga.asp?page=serga   (569 words)

  Romania - History - Migration - 6th Century (500-600 AD)
A century or so earlier Emperor Constantine may have laid the groundwork for a new Christian order, but it was Justinian who assured its success.
In the early sixth century migrating Slav tribes arrived at the Balkan borders of Constantinople (Byzantium).
Those Slavs who settled in the Romanian region added their share of words to the evolving Romanian language, which continued to develop in isolation from the other Latin languages of western Europe.
www.romerica.com /rom/hist_ad0500.htm   (1256 words)

  USSD Official Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
By the 5th century AD it is clear that various fighting styles had developed throughout Asia.
The original Shaolin temple was built in the 4th century AD by order of the Emperor and functioned only as a religious center.
The practice of martial arts at the temple did not begin until the 6th century AD with the arrival of the legendary Bodhidarma.
www.ussd.com /lineagebegin.asp   (730 words)

 Goths - MSN Encarta
According to the 6th-century Gothic historian Jordanes, the Goths came from Sweden across the Baltic Sea to the basin of the Wisła (Vistula) River.
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.
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Background is the façade of the Khirbet edh-Dharih Nabataean temple, 2nd Century A.D., actually exhibited at the Jordan Heritage Museum of Yarmouk University, Irbid, JORDAN, and by the beginning of the summer of 2002 in the city hall of Amman / JORDAN
In the course of the 6th century AD the village found new life when a Christian community settled inside the ruins of the ancient pagan sanctuary.
From the 6th to the 8th/9th centuries AD, the main court was intensively reoccupied by a small village with a kind of central square.
www.muheisenz.homestead.com /Dharih.html   (1282 words)

The region at the foot of the Carpathian range was settled by the Sclavonians, the Antians inhabiting lands lying farther to the East.
During the first decade of the 7th century the weakened empire was unable to def end its Danubian frontier and under Heraclius (610-641) the peninsula was entirely overran by the Slavs.
The central part and the northwestern regions were gradually settled by new population during the 6th century.
www.rkp-montreal.org /en/04parczewski.html   (1236 words)

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In the 4th and 5th centuries AD Buddhism became the dominant religion of China and was introduced into Korea, where the Ch'an, or Zen, sect became dominant.
In the 6th century AD Korean missionaries brought Zen Buddhism to Japan, spreading the view of meditation as a means of achieving enlightenment.
The monk Nichiren, who lived in the 13th century AD, attempted to find the one true doctrine of Buddhism, and claimed he found it in the ancient scripture known as the 'Lotus Sutra'.
www.angelfire.com /vt/khmer/angkorwat.html   (246 words)

 Month Calendar for any Year - Timekeepers
In the 6th century it was the general belief that this was the year of Jesus Christ's birth.
That results in a century running from 1 through 100 and the next from 101 through 200, a millennium from 1 through 1000 and the next from 1001 through 2000, and so forth.
Thus, 2000 is the last year of the 20th century and 2001 will be the first year of the 21st century.
www.ernie.cummings.net /month.htm   (307 words)

 Extract from "Arturius - A Quest for Camelot"
Arturius is mentioned in the document of the 7th Century AD known as Adomnans LIFE OF COLUMBA, where he states that Arturius was the son of a King called Aidan, and that he died in battle against the Picts.
The 6th Century AD reality was somewhat more grim, but nevertheless the effect of the romanticised tales would mean that forever Arthur would be associated with knights on horseback, castles and quests for the Holy Grail.
In the second half of the 6th Century AD, the ancient Britons inhabited the land all the way from Cornwall up the Western half of England, and into Scotland as far as the River Forth which flows past Stirling, and also up to the River Clyde on which the City of Glasgow now stands.
www.legendofkingarthur.com /extract.htm   (825 words)

 Coptic Monuments in Cairo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Founded in the 5th Century, the Church was rebuilt in the 10th Century and still retains its wooden door, a magnificent example of fine Coptic art.
Located in the Old City, the Church was built in the 6th Century AD in memory of Saint Mina (or Mena), a Coptic martyr.
Built in the 6th Century AD, the Church is located in one ot the most ancient areas of Old Cairo.
ce.eng.usf.edu /pharos/cairo/tourist/coptic.html   (375 words)

Burnt in the Fustat fire of 750 AD and restored during the 11th century.
It is best known for its wedding chamber, which dates from the 4th century AD and was reserved for marriage ceremonies.
What is believed to be the world's oldest monastery, St Anthony's, was established in the middle of the fourth century AD by the Red Sea coast in the Eastern Desert in Egypt.
www.egyptologyonline.com /coptic_cairo.htm   (502 words)

 SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON BLACK SEA ANTIQUITIESLocal Populations of the Black Sea Littoral and their Relations ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The sanctuary ceased functioning in the mid 3rd century AD, which coincides with the withdrawal of Roman troops from the Crimea and the inception of the barbarian campaigns.
The cave churches of Tepe-Kermen are dated between the 11th and 13th centuries, while the Mangup rock temples are beyond doubt attributed to the period of Theodoros (14th-15th centuries).
The town is mentioned by ancient authors living between the 4th century BC to the 7th century AD.
www.bilkent.edu.tr /~arkeo/blacksea/thursday1.htm   (2088 words)

 Goths - Search View - MSN Encarta
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For about a century, wars between the Roman emperors and Gothic rulers devastated the Balkan territory and the northeastern Mediterranean region.
Other tribes joined the Goths, and under the great king Ermanaric in the 4th century, a kingdom was established that extended from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea.
encarta.msn.com /text_761576689__1/Goths.html   (1096 words)

 Order of Nazorean Essenes
The 6th Century AD Byzantine Madaba mosaic map of the Holy Land labels it as 'Ainon where now is Saphsaphas'.
Pilgrims' accounts as early as the 4th and 6th Century AD mention the hill at Bethany east of the river, where Elijah ascended to heaven.
Thus, the textual evidence from the 4th through the 12th Centuries AD reveals a consistent tradition locating John the Baptist's settlement of Bethany beyond the Jordan at and around the spring source of Wadi Kharrar, two kilometres east of the Jordan River, in an area that was dotted with caves.
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 Archaeological Findings at Ephesus
In the second century AD this was the site of a basilica where Ephesian monks were trained.
In the 7th Century, from the apse of the church, a door was opened to a second church.
In the 6th Century AD, under the reign of Justinian, four columns topped by statues were raised on this street.
www.istanbulportal.com /Anatolia/Ephesus2.aspx   (1306 words)

 Ataman Hotel - Turkey - Famous Characters
6th century AD Famous architects of St.Sophie of Istanbul
16th century AD The famous painter of Süleyman Magnificent Period
2nd century AD Famous stateswoman of Roman period
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 Saint Catherine Monastery (Sinai) ... youregypt.com
The present basilica was built by orders of Emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD who fortified the place with walls to protect monks against raiding Bedouins.
In the 11th century the mosque was added to the monastery probably by stern Moslem rulers.
She was born in Alexandria at the end of the 3rd century of a wealthy powerful family.
www.youregypt.com /eguide/destinations/sinai/south/saintcatherine   (614 words)

 Indian numerals
century but his argument is based on the Geometry of Boethius which is now known to be a forgery dating from the first half of the 11
This document is a donation charter of Dadda III of Sankheda in the Bharukachcha region.
Although it was not unusual for such charters to be modified at a later date so that the property to which they referred could be claimed by someone who was not the rightful owner, there seems no conceivable reason to forge the date on this document.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/HistTopics/Indian_numerals.html   (2571 words)

 Bodh Gaya: Like a Stairway to Heaven - Bodh Gaya from 500 CE to 1420
Dating from perhaps the 1st or 2nd century AD, this tower shrine was still standing when Fa Hien saw it at the beginning of the 5th century.
At some period during the 6th or 7th century, such renovations were made by an unknown pilgrim who left a record of the work he did and the endowments he made on the railing around the temple.
The decadence and disruption of the 11th and 12th centuries would have been conducive for a powerful prelate to switch roles and while retaining his ecclesiastical title declare himself king, set up his capital at Bodh Gaya, and legitimise his rule by claiming to be "Protector of the Throne".
www.buddhanet.net /bodh_gaya/bodh_gaya03.htm   (12346 words)

 boys clothes : 1st century AD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The first decade of the 1st century AD is dominated by Augustus.
The short rule of his son Titus (79-81 AD) is best known for the eruption of Vesuvius which obliterated the prosperous cituirs of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
The 1st century AD The 2nd century AD] [The 3rd century AD] [The 4th century AD] [The 5th century AD] [The 6th century AD]
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 Saint Brendan (Catholic church, Merlin ally)
AD 1140 AD (as per Werewolf by Night I#3) but that is, as they say, another story.
Thus it is put among the Canary Islands on the Herford chart of the world (beginning of the fourteenth century); it is substituted for the island of Madeira on the chart of the Pizzigani (1367), on the Weimar chart (1424), and on the chart of Beccario (1435).
At the end of the sixteenth century the failure to find the island led the cartographers Apianus and Ortelius to place it once more in the ocean west of Ireland; finally, in the early part of the nineteenth century belief in the existence of the island was completely abandoned.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/brendan.htm   (1654 words)

 Social Reconstitution in the Late Moche Period
In the Moche Valley the impact of the climatic disruptions of the late 6
century AD was greatest, as were the economic and political consequences of the abandonment of the southern two-thirds of the polity.
century AD both the towns of Galindo and Pampa Grande were abandoned in the context of violence, and the Moche symbolic inventory ceased to exist as an integrated set, betokening the end of Moche political system.
www.unm.edu /~gbawden/324-MLateB.htm   (1062 words)

 Ancient Barbaric and Gallo-Roman Coins
Crude type, relatively common imitation minted by Vandals in the 5th century AD.
Vandals, imitations of Valentinian III, early 6th century AD, AE Nummus.
, re-tariffed as 42 nummi by Vandals in Italy, early 6th century.
www.ancientcoins.ca /german.html   (1013 words)

 Leptis Magna Libya  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
The city grew as a prosperous trading center, but raids by desert tribes began in the 4th century AD and the city was virtually abandoned by the 8th century.
Late in the 1st century BC, a quarry was opened at Ras el-Hammam south of Lepcis Magna that yielded an exceptionally fine, hard limestone used to build most of the town’s later structures.
Underneath the remains of a large theater built in the 1st century AD is a cemetery probably dating from the 4th or 3rd century BC.
www.galenfrysinger.com /leptis_magna_libya.htm   (946 words)

 Odessos and its Region in the Late Antiquity
The development of agriculture is evident from the set of agricultural tools found in the fortress by the village of Novakovo by Varna /6th century AD/.
Unique is the weight from a balance in the form of a statuette of the Emperor Constantine the Great from the 4th century AD.
The various marble capitals from the 4th – 6th century AD and the incredible figure of a panther from a fountain dated 4th – 5th century AD introduce Odessos as one of the important centers of stone cutting.
www.varna-bg.com /museums/archaeology/enexhibit/enhall17.htm   (349 words)

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