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  Kingdom of Herod Map (30 BCE to 70 CE)
King Herod, of Edomite extraction, was king of Israel from 40 BCE to 4 BCE.
When Augustus became the Roman Caesar in the year 30 BCE, Herod convinced him of his loyalty, and Augustus rewarded him by adding Jericho, the coastal region south of Dor and the region east of the Sea of Galilee.
In 23 BCE, he was given the Bashan, Horen, and Tarchon regions, and three years later, the Golan Heights.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/History/herodmap.html   (106 words)

 The Sign of Jonah and the History of the Reconstruction of the Temple (No. 13)
Jerusalem was surrounded on 1 Nisan and it was sacked and the Temple destroyed at Atonement 70 CE.
From 1 Nisan 70 CE Jerusalem was surrrounded.
from 63 CE to 70 CE because of the pollution of the Temple and the thefts of the tithe and the deaths of the priesthood.
www.logon.org /english/s/p013.html   (9024 words)

 The Significance of 70 Years
It is of special significance that the year 37 BCE (the year when King Herod ascended to the throne of Jerusalem) is indicated to have been the year of a conjunction of both cycles--of 70 years and of 49 years.
Furthermore, the respective set of 70 years is indicated to have corresponded with the next (or with the consecutive) 70-year set that came after the epoch of a 490-year calendar cycle (as cited).
In association with the prophecy of the fall of the Temple is an extraordinary prophecy that predicted the 'anointing' of a prince (the 'Messiah' or the Christ).
www.creation-answers.com /seventy.htm   (17768 words)

1st century BCE to 616 CE During the period of Roman rule, the Jewish population of Sardis was large, wealthy, and thoroughly integrated into the life of the city.
During the Maccabean revolt (167 to 165 BCE) a number of Judeans were taken captive by the Greek forces of Syria, and some of them probably found their way to Greece as slaves.
In 146 BCE, the last league of independent Greek states was conquered by Roman forces and Greece became a Roman province.
www.pbs.org /wnet/heritage/episode2/atlas/map2.html   (1360 words)

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Their conservative government consists of a kingship, resembling the traditional values of the patriarchal family; an assembly, composed of male citizens of military age; and a Senate, comprised of elders who serve as the heads of different community sects.
Their major contributions to the Romans are the arch and the vault, gladiatorial combat for entertainment and the study of animals to predict future events.
52 BCE: Rome - Pompey is elected as sole consul by the Senate, and Caesar is declared an enemy of the Roman Republic.
eawc.evansville.edu /chronology/ropage.htm   (2946 words)

 BCE/Bell Globemedia Group: Overview
Toronto-based Bell Globemedia - which as of 2004 was 70% owned by telecommunications giant Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE), 30% by Thomson - encompasses a national newspaper, a leading ISP, multimedia interests and a national commercial television network.
In December 2005 BCE sold most of its stake in Bell Globemedia, for C$1.3 billion, reducing its holding to 20% from 68.5 percent.
BCE is Canada's 14th-largest enterprise by revenue and in 2001 was 1st by profit.
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 History of Iran: Parthian Empire
After the fall of the Achaemenid Empire, Parthia, northeastern Iran, was governed by the Seleucid kings: a Macedonian dynasty that ruled in the Asian territories of the former Persian Empire.
In July 141 BCE Mithradates captured the Seleucid capital Seleucia, and in October he reached Uruk in the south of Babylonia.
In 69 BCE, the two enemies concluded a treaty: the Euphrates would be the border.
www.iranchamber.com /history/parthians/parthians.php   (1968 words)

 Vergil's Aeneid (Myth-Folklore Online)
He was born in 70 BCE., as the country was recovering from the slave uprising led by Spartacus, that had lasted from 73-71 BCE.
By the time Vergil came to Rome in 41 BCE, all the members of the first triumvirate were dead, and Rome was being ruled by a new triumvirate: Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian (who was a close relation of Julius Caesar).
In 29 BCE Octavian was named imperator (emperor), in 28 BCE he was given the title of princeps (prince), and in 27 BCE he was given the title augustus (majestic).
www.mythfolklore.net /3043mythfolklore/reading/aeneid/background.htm   (877 words)

 History of the Indo-Greek Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After around 100 BCE, Indian kings recovered the area of Mathura and Eastern Punjab east of the Ravi River, and minted their own coins.
During the 1st century BCE, the Indo-Greeks progressively lost ground against the invasion of the Indo-Scythians, until the last king Strato II ended his ruled in Eastern Punjab around 10 CE.
Territories of the Paropamisadae, Arachosia and Gandhara (130 - 95 BCE):
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_the_Indo-Greek_Kingdom   (935 words)

 ..:: LES DRUIDES DU QUéBEC /|\ ::..   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 390 BCE the Celts resume their expansion over Europe by invading Central Italy, where in 387 BCE, allied with Etruscans, they destroy the Roman army, capture and plunder Rome.
And in 187 BCE, the last heir of the Asokan dynasty was killed by one of his commanders.
Weakened by its isolation, Galatia became in the 2nd century BCE, the protectorate of the Pontic kingdom, and by the next century, became a province of Rome.
www.angelfire.com /folk/boutios/timeline.html   (3530 words)

 Second Temple Period   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 538 BCE, a proclamation by King Cyrus of Persia, who had conquered Babylon, permitted the exiles to return to Jerusalem.
Following the death of Alexander the Great, who in 333 BCE had vanquished the Persian Empire, his empire split into three kingdoms each ruled by one of his generals.
A rift between Alexander Janneus's successors enabled Pompey, commander of the Roman forces in the East, to seize the country in 63 BCE.
jeru.huji.ac.il /ec1.htm   (558 words)

 Review 13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 60 BCE the leading figures of the Roman government, Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus, formed what became known as "the first triumvirate." They agreed to help each other and work together to run Rome as they saw fit.
In 43 BCE the second triumvirate is formed by the leaders who were allies of Caesar: Caesar's adopted son, Octavian; Marc Antony (Marcus Antonius); Marcus Aemilius Lepidus.
In 31 BCE a decisive naval battle occurs at Actium (near present-day Albania), where Antony and Cleopatra are defeated by Octavian; Antony commits suicide not long afterwards, and Octavian unites the empire under his control.
www.pitt.edu /~classics/mythlit/review13.html   (1432 words)

 My Year! 70 BCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Pompey and Crassus are co-consuls for the first time in 70 BCE.
Verres is put on trial in 70 BCE.
The poet Vergil is born in 70 BCE.
ablemedia.com /ctcweb/myyear/041904myyearcorrect.html   (46 words)

 Ancient Mythological Literary Sources
552-468 BCE) - "Perseus and Danae," "Europa;" Epigrams; Encomia ("On the Sea Battle of Salamis"); Epitaphs ("To the Dead at Thermopylae").
He was known to have written several collections of Hymns, but most of these have been lost.
Vergil (70 BCE-19 BCE, Roman) - Eclogues or Bucolics (pastoral poetry); Georgics (agricultural, didactic poetry); Aeneid (epic saga of Aeneas and his founding of the Roman people in Italy).
pegasus.cc.ucf.edu /~eshaw/mythsrcs.htm   (841 words)

 The Modern Magazine for Persian Weddings, Cuisine, Culture & Community
In 211 BCE, Artabanus I became ruler and increased Parthian domains over his rule, including the annexation of the Iranian Plateau and Tigris/Euphrates River Valley.
In 92 BCE, Mithridates II struck the first treaty between Parthia and Rome wehre Euphrates was established as a mutual boundary.
In 53 BCE, the Parthians won against the Romans and beheaded Crassus, the Roman Emperor.
www.persianmirror.com /culture/history/sassanid.cfm   (766 words)

 frontline: apocalypse!: primary sources: apocalyptic literature
The great prophets of Israel, such as Isaiah or Jeremiah, were primarily concerned with delivering the "word of the Lord," meaning oracles calling on the people to respond to divine direction.
A future-looking sense of history was born, and we see these ideas especially in some of the proto-apocalyptic writers from the end of the prophetic tradition, such as the "Third Isaiah" writer and the compilers of Ezekiel.
Apocalyptic thinking was extremely influential in Jewish tradition between the second century BCE and third century CE; however, the disastrous failure of the lltwo revolts against Rome (in 70 and 135 CE, respectively) caused the radical political dimension of apocalyptic tradition to undergo some key changes.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/apocalypse/primary/white.html   (551 words)

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The period from the building of the First Temple by Solomon in 950 BCE to the Babylonian Captivity (586-515 BCE) and the period of the Second Temple from 515 BCE to 70 AD illustrates a Judaism centering on sacrifices and the priests offering the sacrifices.
The Biblical basis for this is Ezekiel 11:16: “…although I (God) have scattered them among the countries, yet will I be to them a small sanctuary in the countries where they shall come.” The Talmud (Megillah 29a) identifies the “small sanctuary” with the synagogue.
After the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE, the synagogue became the focal point of rabbinic Judaism.
hss.fullerton.edu /comparative/judaism_quiz_ans.doc   (508 words)

 Bell Globemedia Launched
"BCE's content strategy is to assemble the leading Canadian content brands and leverage them with connectivity and commerce," said Jean C. Monty, Chairman and CEO of BCE.
Headquartered in Toronto, it is owned by BCE Inc. (70.1%), The Thomson Corporation (20%), and The Woodbridge Company Limited (9.9%).
BENEFITS PACKAGE: As part of its purchase of CTV, BCE developed a $230 million benefits package that is intended to foster the development of new Canadian content.
www.bce.ca /en/news/releases/bce/2001/01/09/5580.html   (1739 words)

 The Birth of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The decree in question is the one issued by King Artaxerxes in 458 BCE (Ezra 7:11-26).
Since this is the Passover that occurred just after Jesus’ baptism, we now have further assurance that it was in 26 CE that Jesus celebrated His 30th birthday, was baptized, and began his ministry.
Josephus tells us that Herod was 25 in 48/47 BCE when he was made governor (Josephus, The Antiquities Book XVII, Chapter 9, Section 2 (Also see footnote)).
home.comcast.net /~todaystheophilus/BirthofJesus.htmL   (1158 words)

 King Hermaeus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
90-70 BCE) was one of the last Western Indo-Greek kings, who ruled in the Hindu-Kush territory of the Paropamisadae, with his capital in Alexandria of the Caucasus, near today's Kabul in Afghanistan.
The "king on a pracing horse" is characteristic of the contemporary Greek kings in the eastern Punjab such as Hippostratos, and it has been suggested that the coin represented a marital alliance between the two dynastic lines.
Later Yinmofu (Hermaeus?) himself is recorded to have killed Chinese envoys in the reign of Emperor Yuandi (48-33 BCE), then sent envoys to apologize to the Chinese court, but he was disregarded.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/King_Hermaeus   (883 words)

 Pre-20th Century Chronology, Part 2
1043 BCE: Because of superstition, the blond-haired child, Gamemnae is expelled from underwater Atlantis.
70 BCE: Vandal Savage adopts the identity of Gaius Julius Caesar.
1 BCE: The consciousness of dying Green Lantern Yalan Gur is absorbed, along with the Lantern's shattered power battery, into the Starheart, which crashes in China as a green, glowing meteorite.
www.mykey3000.com /cosmicteams/docs/pre20thcentury_2.html   (4321 words)

There are two ways of calculating this; from the first invasion in 606 BCE to the first return in 536 BCE [70 years] or from the destruction of the Temple in 586 BCE to the completion of the Temple in 516 BCE [70 years].
So in 538 BCE Darius decreed that the people of Judah could begin to return to their homeland and rebuild the Temple.
The people had been in captivity for 70 years so it would only be the oldest ones among them who had seen the first Temple but all of them would have a picture in their mind of what it was like.
qumran.com /AmYHWH/haggai.htm   (2512 words)

 Roman constitution
1000 BCE Italy was overwhelmed by war-like invaders, made iron tools and spoke a language known as Italic.
Tiberius and brother Gaius were murdered because their methods for instituting these ideas aroused the hatred of the aristocracy.
The Reforms of the Sulla- These were enacted in late 80’s BCE.
virtual.yosemite.cc.ca.us /mkehoe/romanlecture.htm   (391 words)

When the Temple is destroyed there is a fall of the priestly hierarchy and the complimentary cult surrounding it.
With the destruction of the 1st Temple (586 BCE) the Jews are exiled to the Babylonian area in the Persian Gulf.
The DSS may reflect a rift in Judaism between the leadership in Jerusalem and the Dead Sea people who also considered themselves the "sons of Zadok." They thought that the Temple authorities (often Sadducees) had gone off the proper path and they (DSS people) were on the true, proper path.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /~dkhouri/project/geography.html   (787 words)

44 BCE -The Roman Empire at the death of Caesar
66 BCE - Conquest of Pontus (northeastern Anatolia adjoining the Black Sea)
51 BCE - Aquitania (southwestern France), Celtica and Belgica (stretched from the Seine River eastward to the Rhine)
gallery.sjsu.edu /oldworld/ancientrome/empire_map/44bce.htm   (112 words)

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Pompey then spent time campaigning successfully in Rome before he was elected to consul, along with Marcus Crassus for the year 70 BCE.
In 59 BCE Pompey returned to Rome to find that tensions between himself and Crassus had grown.
Crassus had other plans, and by 57 BCE both men were in Italy with their armies.
www.saintjoe.edu /~daved/PAPERS/c3ppr2.html   (720 words)

 Replace your Feast of Fasting with Obedience, Justice and Mercy
He was the full brother to Jehoahaz (608 BCE), son of King Josiah and Hamutal, who was the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah, prophet of God, and probably half-brother to King Jehoiakim (608-597 BCE), who was the father of Jehoiachin, King of Judah (597 BCE).
Between the years 586 to 516 BCE, the Land of Israel lay dormant for seventy years until the land had enjoyed her Sabbaths.
Well seventy years after the first invasion and fall of the city of Jerusalem in 604 BCE, the exiles completed their return back to the gates of the city of Jerusalem.  In 604 BCE, it all began and in 534 BCE the return to the land was completed. 
biblesearchers.com /prophecy/zechariah/zech7.shtml   (6111 words)

 Second Temple Judaism
His plan for his empire included Hellenization, the spread of Greek language, religion and culture (which Alexander thought to be superior).
In 175 BCE a Greek king named Antiochus IV tried to force all Jews to adopt Greek culture.
In the mid-first century BCE the Romans took control of Palestine, and Roman domination would continue for centuries.
pages.slu.edu /staff/patterpa/secondtemple.html   (2162 words)

 Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Rome
Mithridates and The Roman Conquests in the East, 90-61 BCE, excerpts from Appian, Mithridatic Wars, 114-119, and Plutarch, Life of Lucullus.
The Landings of Caesar in Britain, 55 and 54 BCE [At Athenapub]
Strabo (64/3 BCE- c.21 CE): The Grandeur of Rome, c.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/asbook09.html   (3375 words)

 HISTORICAL CHART - time-line for the History of Judaism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Individuals whose birth dates are known are placed on the chart at approximately the time they would be 30 years old.
BCE means "before the common era" (= Christian "BC" notation).
Destruction of Jerusalem and the second Temple: 70
philo.ucdavis.edu /zope/home/bruce/RST23/chart.html   (1079 words)

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