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  770s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
778 BC - Agamestor, King of Athens, dies after a reign of 17 years and is succeeded by his son Aeschylus.
The history of the Games is believed to reach as far back as the 13th century BC but no older written record survives.
770 BC - Beginning of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty in China as Zhou ping wang becomes the first King of the Zhou to rule from the new capital of Chengzhou (today Luoyang).
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 770s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
778 BC -, King of Athens, dies after a reign of 17 years and is succeeded by his son.
773 BC - Death of, king of Egypt.
770 BC - Beginning of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty in China as Zhou ping wang becomes the first King of the Zhou to rule from the new capital of (today Luoyang).
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 Diaokhi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diaokhi emerged as an union of proto-Georgian tribes to counter Assyrian attacks to the north at the end of the second millennium BC.
In 1112 BC, Diaokhi led a powerful coalition of the peoples of the Southwestern Caucasus and Upper Mesopotamia against Assyria.
Permanent wars with Urartu resulted in the decline and subsequently fall of Diaokhi in the mid-8th century BC.
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 Chinese history:The Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-770 BC)
A universal terror reigned, and no one dared to express his opinion to his neighbor and when men walked the streets they could only greet each other with their eyes, for they were afraid, lest their simplest actions might be misinterpreted by spies, and they should be put to death.
At lenghth the nobles rose jointly in rebellion, and had the king banished in 841 BC, leaving the government to the dukes of Zhou and Zhao.
King You (781-770 BC) was a bad and unprincipled man. He made the famous beauty Baosi his consort, and to whom he became completely enslaved.
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 770s BC : 770 BC
771 BC - Death of Zhou you wang[?], King of the BC - 256 BC)">Zhou Dynasty of China.
770 BC - Beginning of the Eastern BC - 256 BC)">Zhou Dynasty in China as Zhou ping wang[?] becomes the first King of the Dynasty to rule from the new capital of Chengzhou[?] (today Luoyang).
In truth it well might be that she had learned to despise him; simplicity, bestowed like the song of the bird upon the listening fields save the empty hand, the hopeless hour, the secret sorrow.
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 ninemsn Encarta - Ancient Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
500 bc its main centres were the Greek cities on the western coast of Asia and the larger islands of the Aegean Sea; from 600 bc onward it was the mainland city of Athens that was the hub of the Greek world.
The polis arose in Greece in the 8th century bc and was certainly established by 735 bc.
By 800-750 bc, Greeks had also invented an alphabet and begun to be literate.
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 Encyclopedia: 770 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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770 BC - Beginning of the Eastern China as Zhou ping wang becomes the first King of the Zhou to rule from the new capital of Chengzhou (today Luoyang).
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 Zhou Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 771 BC, after King You had replaced his queen with a concubine Baosi, he was then sacked by the joint force of the queen's father, who was the powerful Marquess of Shen, and the barbarians.
The capital was moved eastward in 722 BC to Luoyang in present-day Henan Province.
The first, from 722 to 481 BC, is called the Spring and Autumn Period, after a famous historical chronicle of the time; the second is known as the Warring States Period (403 BC-221 BC).
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 Eastern Zhou Period
In its early days, the Western Zhou Dynasty (The 11th century BC to 711 BC) was sufficiently powerful to be able to control the vassal states.
Finally, in 579 BC and 546 BC, two treaties were made between Jin and Chu kingdoms, resulting in a short peace in the Central Plains.
It traced its origin to K'ung Fu-tzu or Confucius (551-479 BC), a member of the lower nobility and a minor official in the small state of Lu and was later extended by Mencius (372-289 BC), like Confucius, an itinerant scholar teaching his disciples in different states and offering advice to their rulers.
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 770s BC
771 BC - Death of Zhou you wang[?], King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
770 BC - Beginning of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty in China as Zhou ping wang[?] becomes the first King of the Dynasty to rule from the new capital of Chengzhou[?] (today Luoyang).
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
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 Dong Zhou Dynasty (770-221 B.C.)
Birth of Kong Fu Zi (Confucius, 551-479 B.C.).
Born of Zhen Zi (505 - 436 B.C.).
Gou Jian of Yue kingdom surrounded the Wu kingdom (475 B.C.), and Wu was eliminated, leading to the suicide of Wu’s king, Fu Cha.
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 Zhou Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China -- Research Into Origins Of Huns, Uygurs, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Zhou King Pingwang moved eastward to Luoyi in 770 BC under the escort of Qin lord, and promised to Qin the land of Feng and Qishan should Qin defeat Quanrong and recover the territories.
BC 659-621) in escorting him to the throne at Jinn, with a promise of secceding to Qin 8 cities to the west of Yellow River.
In the autumn of 636 BC, the brother of Zhou King Xiangwang, Shu-dai, hired the Di barbarians in attacking the Zhou court.
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 artnet.com Magazine Reviews - London Letter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It is most often depicted as a magnificent beast, as exemplified by an 18th-century textile from John Eskenazi Ltd. Embroidered in couched gold thread on a dark blue ground of silk, there is no doubt as to the importance of the dragon's symbolism.
The great historian of the time, Sima Qian, recorded that Gaozu, the first Han emperor, was born of the union between a dragon and his mother, Lady Liu, as she lay dreaming by a pond.
The dragon evolved in Chinese art from a limbless snake-like creature in the pre Qin dynasty (pre 221 BC) to the composite creature thought to have hawk-like talons, a scaly serpent's body and tail, tiger paws, the head of a camel, ears of an ox and the horns of a deer.
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 Third Intermediate Period
The tomb of one of these kings, Psusennes I (reigned circa 1000 BC), was discovered in 1939 virtually unrobbed and intact within the precinct of a large temple at his capital Tanis in the eastern Delta.
Precisely how a family of Libyans came to power in northern Egypt around 950 BC is unknown, but evidence of serious internal disorder is absent, whereas evidence of the prominence of Libyans in affairs of the XXIst Dynasty is abundant.
By 750 BC several competing dynasties had arisen: the XXIIIrd, the XXIVth, and, most importantly, the XXVth, the last representing a line of Nubian kings who led their armies north into Egypt and eventually brought most of the Nile Valley under their control.
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 770s BC -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
774 BC - End of the reign of king ((Greek mythology) a king who created a statue of a woman and fell in love with it; Aphrodite brought the sculpture to life as Galatea) Pygmalion of (Hoop that covers a wheel) Tyre.
773 BC - Death of Shoshenq III, king of (A republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC) Egypt.
773 BC - (Click link for more info and facts about Ashur-Dan III) Ashur-Dan III succeeds his brother (Click link for more info and facts about Shalmaneser IV) Shalmaneser IV as king of (An ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq) Assyria.
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 Weapons of Ancient China
During and after the Western Zhou Dynasty (11th century BC-771 BC), it was briefly replaced by bronze jian (sword), which is easier to wield in combat.
During the seven years of turmoil which resulted in the end of the Qin Dynasty (221 BC-206 BC) and the beginning of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 25), the importance of cavalry increased dramatically and jian, used primarily to stab, was no longer adequate.
It was popularized during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770 BC-256 BC), when it was made of steel instead.
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 Abaris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Abaris was a Scythian or Hyperborean priest and prophet of Apollo, who is said to have visited Greece about 770 BC, or two or three centuries later, fleeing a plague in Scythia.
According to the legend, he travelled throughout the country, living without food and riding on a golden arrow, the gift of the god Apollo; he healed the sick, foretold the future, worked miracles, and delivered Sparta from a plague.
His first feeling was one of amazement, his second, one of the policeman rigorously keeping guard over him the whole time for ridiculous affair!" reflected Sigismund, as he was solemnly marched guarded by a.
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 Chou on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Chou built their capital near modern Xi'an in 1027 BC and moved it to Luoyang in 770 BC Initially the Chou dominated the N China plain between Manchuria and the Chang valley.
By 800 BC, however, the local lords had become strong enough to form separate states, especially in the north and at the mouth of the Chang.
Despite political disorder, the later Chou era was the classical age of China (known as the period of the “hundred schools of thought”), when Confucius, Mo-ti, Lao Tzu, Mencius, and Chuang-tzu lived, debated, and responded to the turmoil with creative ideas.
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 Chinese History - Zhou Dynasty (www.chinaknowledge.org)
Kingdoms of Israel and Juda, destruction of Jerusalem 578 BC by Babylon (king Nebukadnezzar).
Alexander the Great conquers Minor Asia, Persia, Egypt 333 BC; division of his empire among generals.
Gautama Buddha preaches his religion of enlightenment, died 483 BC; Jaina religion.
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 DBM to DBA Armies (Book 1 -- Armies up to 500 BC)
Mesopotamian, Ur III (2112-2004 BC): 1 LCH* or Bw4, 2 Sp4 or 2 Pk4 or 2 Ax4, 4 Pk4 or 4 Sp4, 1 Ax3 or Ps2 (Highlanders), 1 Ax3 or Bw3 or Ps2 (Highlanders, Elamite), 3 Ps2.
Hittites (1380-1200 BC): 3 HCH*, 2 LCH (Syrian or Anatolian), 2 Ax4, 1 Ax3 or Wb3 (anatolian vassals), 2 Hd(ax6) (Syrian spearmen), 1 Ps2 or Bw3 (Syrian archers), 1 Ps2 (anatolian archers).
Mesopotamian, New Assyrian Kingdom (680-609 BC): 2 HCH*, 2 Cv3, 2 Sp4, 1 Ax4 or Ax3, 4 Ps2, 1 LCH or Ax4 (Kallapani chariot) or Bw4 (Elamite or Egyptian).
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 The Three Kingdoms - Introduction
In the year 1293 BC there was an expedition sent against the Land of the Demon commonly believed to be the Tartars.
The year 284 BC is a memorable one in her history, because one of her generals invaded Qi and captured more than sixty cities.
About 377 BC, there was a division among the Buddhists; the northern branch had their center in Kashmir, while the southern section made Ceylon their headquarters.
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 Semans: China: Knife, Spade, early forms: Sale Offer & Info
By c.425 BC inscribed spades were produced, carrying the name of the issuing city.
After about 200 BC coinage of Ming knives ceased as round coinage became the norm.
BC, thus contemporary with the oldest knife and spade monies.
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 skycatcher2000
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.
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 The state of Zhou   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
During the period 1045 BC—256 BC the state of Zhou played an important role within the territory occupied by present-day China.
The break-up of the ducal states, which led to the decline of the royal house, also heralded the end of the nobility.
During the Chunqui period — also known as the Spring and Autumn Period (722—481 BC) — contrasts gradually developed between the old states of the northern Chinese plain and the states situated outside this region.
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 Chinese History - Zhou Dynasty rulers (www.chinaknowledge.org)
781-770 BC During the flight from the western capital to the east, the Zhou kings relied on the help of the lords of Qin 秦 and Jin 晉.
The rulers of the Spring and Autumn period (Chunqiu 春秋) were mere a nominal head of the multiple states that had nothing more to do than to worship its own ancestors, and their names are not more than a simple list.
519-476 BC Already during the Spring and Autumn Period, the Zhou kings had fully lost their authoritative position.
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 Chinese food history and culture page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Modern archaeological studies provide evidence of still more ancient origins in a culture that flourished between 2500 and 2000 B.C. in what is now central China and the lower Huang He (Yellow River) Valley of north China.
Centuries of migration, amalgamation, and development brought about a distinctive system of writing, philosophy, art, and political organization that came to be recognizable as Chinese civilization.
In 771 B.C. the Zhou court was sacked, and its king was killed by invading barbarians who were allied with rebel lords.
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 Emperor Heaven Gallery :: Zhou Dynasty - 1027 BC to 771 BC (Western Zhou) and 770 BC to 221 BC (Eastern Zhou) :: 1
Emperor Heaven Gallery :: Zhou Dynasty - 1027 BC to 771 BC (Western Zhou) and 770 BC to 221 BC (Eastern Zhou) :: 1
Zhou Dynasty - 1027 BC to 771 BC (Western Zhou) and 770 BC to 221 BC (Eastern Zhou)
Album: Zhou Dynasty - 1027 BC to 771 BC (Western Zhou) and 770 BC to 221 BC (Eastern Zhou)
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 Antiquity: Early urbanization in the Eastern Zhou in China (770-221 BC): an archaeological view.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Early urbanization in the Eastern Zhou in China (770-221 BC): an archaeological view.
Early urbanization at six Chinese cities from the Eastern Zhou period, which spans from 770-221 B.C., is evident from recent archaeological finds.
A collection of bronze vessels and eaves-tiles and coins in Qufu city suggests that the Lu capital was situated there.
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 770s BC - Definition up Erdmond.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The history of the Games is believed to reach as far back as the 13th_century_BC but no older written record survives.
773 BC - Ashur-Dan_III succeeds his brother Shalmaneser_IV as king of Assyria.
770 BC - Beginning of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty in China as Zhou_ping_wang becomes the first King of the Zhou to rule from the new capital of Chengzhou (today Luoyang).
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