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  BC Ferries: Frequently Asked Questions
Reservations are not required for any other BC Ferries route, though they are recommended for travel between Tsawwassen and the Southern Gulf Islands.
A: B.C. students, ages 18 and under, with acceptable I.D., can travel free between their residence and school, and to attend or participate in school and junior association education and sporting events.
BC Ferries' Customer Sales and Service Representatives are available every day of the year from 7:00 a.m.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Sulba Sutras
Baudhayana, (circa 800 BC), was a Vedic Indian mathematician/scribe.
Pythagoras's theorem is first found in the Baudhayana sutra—so was hence known from around 800 BC.
Altar construction also led to the discovery of irrational numbers—a remarkable estimation of the square root of 2 is found in three of the sutras.
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  Unstable sea levels; North African plains become the Sahara desert; mammoth extinction; iron, aluminum, porcelain, ...
Approximately 1,000 BC: The wheel is in common use throughout eurasia; textile production is now the largest endeavor of most of humanity worldwide; periodic contact between the peoples of southwestern North America and Central America with China (and China with Europe) seems to be occuring.
Approximately 800 BC-500 BC: Humanity is expanding its use of iron-- and beginning to produce and use soap
Approximately 200 BC: Concrete is invented by the Romans
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 Denmark.dk: Official website - Denmark - Prehistory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the next warm phase, the Allerød period, 11800-11000 BC, the first open woodland appeared and reindeer, elk and giant deer became the staple diet for a growing population of hunters.
During the Atlantic period, 6400-3900 BC, the sea level rose so much that the northern parts of Denmark were divided into islands, and deep fjords cut into the landscape.
The history of agricultural developments throughout the first millennium AD is illustrated by large settlement excavations like the one near Vorbasse in South Jutland where it is possible to follow the development from the small scattered farmhouses of the early Iron Age to villages with large farms from the late Iron Age.
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By the 820's BC they had expanded to become the first large state to occupy this region, later followed by the Medes and the Parsu (Persians).
Beginning around 800 BC, the region became contested ground between Urartu, who built several forts on the territory of Mannae, and Assyria.
In 716 BC, king Sargon II of Assyria moved against Mannae, where the ruler Aza, son of Iranzu, had been deposed by Ullusunu with the help of the Urartians.
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 Archdiocese of Boston -9/23/2005 - BC reaches out to New Orleans students
Father William Leahy, BC’s president, had watched the hurricane footage on television and called Mayor Thomas M. Menino on Sept. 9, asking him to help expedite the process of gaining a permit for housing displaced students at St. William’s Hall, which has remained vacant since BC purchased it from the archdiocese in June of 2004.
In less than a week, BC was able to furnish enough dorm rooms for 100 students, set up a computer lab and establish a study area and lounge, complete with a television, refrigerator, microwave and vending machines.
Once there, she called seven universities, asking about taking classes, and said BC was the first school she called with a solid plan.
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 Tourism BC | Official Travel Website of British Columbia
You’ll find a wealth of information on all things BC here, with all the details needed to plan and book a memorable vacation to the province.
BC is big, various and bursting at the seams with natural wonders and there’s no better way to experience it than to lace up a pair of hiking boots and take to the trails.
The bounty of BC appeals to all senses, but perhaps none more than taste.  Feast your way through culinary delights that are locally grown and crafted.
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 Invasions in Europe 800 BC - 400 BC
The West-Germans were the most well known due to their contact with the Romans, and can be subdivided into Germanic tribes near the North Sea (Chaukes, Frisians and Batavians), between the Rhine and Elbe (Ubians, Sugambri, Chamavi, Cherusci and Chatti) and in Central and Southern Germany (Hermunduri, Marcomanni and Quades in the Danu be area).
600 B.C.: One of the reasons the Celts moved was the advance of Germans from the Baltic area to the south.
In the third century B.C., the Celts controlled the area in Central Europe surrounding the Danube.
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 Enquiry BC
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The Enquiry BC program is the front line in providing open, accessible government to all British Columbians.
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 Romania - History - Colonization - 8th Century BC (800-700 BC)
The 8th century BC (800-700 BC) was a turbulent period as empires struggled for supremacy.
The 8th century BC marks the beginning of four centuries (800-400 BC) of power clashes in the Mediterranean.
By 800 BC, the large city-states of the Greek mainland and the Aegean coast emerged from relative obscurity.
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 Sicilian Peoples: The Phoenicians - Best of Sicily Magazine - Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Phoenicia, Carthage, Palermo, ...
By 1000 BC, the seafaring Phoenicians, the greatest traders of their time, were moving beyond the Strait of Gibralter to trade with Cornwall (to exploit its tin mines) and, it is thought, to navigate around Africa.
Their trading colonies in western Sicily were founded around 800 BC and included Motia and Solunto as well as what are now Marsala and Palermo.
The Phoenicians' arrival in western Sicily, circa 800 BC, coincided with the Greek settlement of the island's eastern areas.
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 Civilization II Fanatics' Center: Civ2 Timelines: Annales of Rome the Eternal City
1950 BC A band of Archers exploring the swamplands to the north of Rome encounter horseman of the Aztec civilization.
800 BC After years of bitter strife between rival sects, Roman priests establish the pantheon of the major gods, thus clarifying the system of Polytheism.
675 BC A Roman diplomat discovers a small tribe near Pisae who reveal that they worship but one god; the Roman priest Aurelius Augustinus travels to their village to convince them of the error of their ways, but is instead convinced that their view of the cosmos is divine truth.
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 The Official Age of Empires Expansion: The Rise of Rome
In 277 BC, Antigonos Gonatas (a descendent of Antigonos, one of Alexander's generals) became king of the Greek Kingdom of Macedonia and established the ruling Antigonid dynasty, which reigned until its conquest by the Romans.
During the 3rd century BC, Pyrrhus came to the aid of the Greek colonies in southern Italy and Sicily that were fighting the Romans in Italy.
By 202 BC, the kingdom of Macedonia was struggling to maintain control of the city-states of the Greek Peninsula, which were joining together in rebellion.
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The island, internally organised into city kingdoms, was subject to the foreign power of Assyria (modern Iraq) from 707 BC to the fall of her capital, Nineveh, in 612 BC.
In succeeding years Cyprus was poised between Greece and Persia, but in 333 BC the Cypriot kings voluntarily submitted to Alexander the Great, King of Macedon and leader of the Greeks.
In 30 BC the island again became a Roman province and generally remained loyal.
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 History of Ancient Greece - Crystalinks
The period from 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is described in History of Mycenaean Greece known for the reign of King Agamemnon and the wars against Troy as narrated in the epics of Homer.
From 650 BC onwards, the aristocracies had to fight not to be overthrown and replaced by populist leaders called tyrants (tyrranoi), a word which did not necessarily have the modern meaning of oppressive dictators.
In 404 BC Athens sued for peace, and Sparta dictated a predictably stern settlement: Athens lost her city walls, her fleet, and all of her overseas possessions.
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 Old Kingdom - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first famous pharaoh of the Old Kingdom was Djoser (2630–2611 BC) of the Third Dynasty, who ordered the construction of the first pyramid (the Step Pyramid) in Memphis' new necropolis, Saqqara.
The later kings of the Fourth Dynasty were king Menkaura (2494–2472 BC), who built the smallest pyramid in Giza, and Shepseskaf (2472–2467 BC).
The final blow was a sudden and short-lived cooling in the region that resulted in a drastic drop in precipitation between 2200 and 2100 BC, which in turn prevented the normal flooding of the Nile.
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 Solar Physics: 1223 BC to 250 BC
The oldest eclipse record is found on a clay tablet uncovered in the ancient city of Ugarit, (in what is now Syria), with two plausible dates usually cited: 3 May 1375 BC or 5 March 1223 BC, the latter being favored by most recents authors on the topic.
It is certainly clear that by the eight century BC, the Babylonians were keeping a systematic record of solar eclipses, and may even have been able to predict them fairly accurately based on numerological rules.
One of the major intellectual achievement of ancient Greece is the physical model of the cosmos developed by Aristotle (384-322) An essential feature is the place occupied by the Earth at the center of the Universe, with the Sun, planets and sphere of fixed stars revolving about that center, the Sun occupying the fourth sphere.
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 Concrete and paving history - ancient times 540 A.D.
12,000,000 BC A natural deposit of cement compounds forms due to the reactions between limestone and oil shale during spontaneous combustion near present-day Israel.
3000 BC The Egyptians began to use mud mixed with straw to bind dried bricks.
800 BC The Greeks used lime mortars that were much harder than later Roman mortars.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for ankara   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was so called from its inhabitants, the Gauls, who invaded from the west and conquered it in the 3d cent.
BC The name applies to the Gallic territory that was originally composed of parts of Phrygia and...
It was the capital of Phrygia from c.1000 to 800 BC Excavations conducted since 1950 have revealed Hittite, Phrygian, Persian, Gallo-Grecian, and Greco-Roman remains.
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 Greek Timeline
1,200 BC The Trojan War, civil war, and the fall of the Mycenean.
800 - 700 BC Monarchies begin to be replaced by Aristocratic Republics.
480 BC Second Persian invasion of Greece, Spartans are defeated at Thermopylae, Athens is occupied by the Persians.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/aegean/timeline.html   (213 words)

 Royal Ontario Museum | About the ROM | News | New Gallery of the Bronze Age Aegean Opens November 5
The Cycladic period (3200 to 2000 BC) centred on the culture that flourished on the Cyclades, an island group south-east of the Greek mainland; the nearly 200 islands form what could be considered the Greek archipelago in the Aegean Sea.
The Minoan period (2000 to 1100 BC) flourished on the island of Crete, to the south of the Cyclades islands.
Between 800 and 700 BC, a revitalized Greek civilization emerged focused around the city of Athens.
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 Hope College IDS 171 Timelines: Athens
But at the same time, the polis created a strong sense of identity among the people of the city-state, particularly the men, who were deeply involved in every aspect of city life, from its military defense to the creation of its laws.
The reason why we are studying classical Athens from about 500 to 350 BC is because this city-state culturally outperformed all of its competitors.
In 508 BC, the Athenian Cleisthenes ended tyrannical rule and installed a democracy that was, with a few interruptions, to last until 338 BC, and which enjoyed its greatest days under the statesman Pericles.
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 Cancer Chemotherapy - A Timeline
One of the earliest known physicians, Imhotep (2600s BC), was an extremely powerful figure in ancient Egypt.
Later, around 500 BC, Imhotep was worshipped as the god of medicine in both Egypt and Greece.
Several Egyptian papyrus scrolls, dating from approximately 1600 BC, are among the oldest of the world's writings about medicine and cures.
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 News in Science - Egyptian mummy unwrapped in 3D - 06/07/2004
The 3D images were of Nesperennub, a priest buried in Thebes in about 800 BC, and who was brought to the museum in 1899.
He was buried near the Valley of the Kings on the banks of the Nile in about 800 BC.
The mummy was x-rayed in the 1960s, but the cloudy images only revealed the likely age at death, the early 40s.
www.abc.net.au /science/news/stories/s1147806.htm   (632 words)

 NEWCOMERS AND CRISIS IN ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN CIVILIZATION: Mycenaeans, Assyrians, and Hebrews in the 2nd millenium
From around 2100 BC, Indo-European speakers are thought to have migrated from the steppes of southern Russia into the Near East and Europe.
They began to disperse around 2100 BC, some to Europe (Celts, Germans, Italians), others to Asia Minor (Hittites) and Greece, others to India (Sanskrit is an Indo-European language), and some to Iran (the Persians).
Abraham was said in the Hebrew Bible to have migrated from Ur (a city in Mesopotamia) to the land of Canaan (Palestine).
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 800s BC - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Centuries: 10th century BC - 9th century BC - 8th century BC
Decades: 850s BC 840s BC 830s BC 820s BC 810s BC - 800s BC - 790s BC 780s BC 770s BC 760s BC 750s BC
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about 800s BC contains research on
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 History of Israel - The Divided Monarchy - Dr. Rollinson's Courses and Resources
800 BC Greece beginning to recover from the "Dark Ages".
694 BC 701 BC Sennacherib of Assyria invades Judah, lays siege to Jerusalem.
632 BC Monarchy in Athens replaced by the Council of Areopagus, wealthy aristocrats, and an annual board of nine archons who were elected by the Council of Areopagus.
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 "PP54B-06" in fm06   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The shift is reflected in the species composition and decomposition of raised bog deposits and is chronologically linked to cultural changes and migrations at the Bronze Age/Iron Age transition.
C content around 800 BC was caused by a sudden decline of solar activity.
In the Central African rain forest belt and western India there was also a strong climate shift around 850 cal BC, but it was a shift to dryness (weakening of the summer monsoon).
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 BC Cancer Agency
BC Cancer Agency study shows new drugs improve survival for metastatic breast cancer
A new BC Cancer Agency study shows that newer drug therapies available since the 1990s, in particular aromatase inhibitors, improve the survival of women with metastatic breast cancer in the general population 
The BC Cancer Agency is a part of the
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 Ancient Greece: Archaic Greece, 800-500 BC
They had abandoned their cities between 1200 and 1100 BC for reasons that remain shrouded in mystery; the Greeks believed that a cataclysmic and ferocious invasion of northern Greek barbarians, the Dorians, had wiped out the Mycenean civilization.
In reality, the decline and abandonment of urbanization in Greece was probably due to a combination of economic collapse and pressure from northern migrations.
Sparta in particular dominated the political scene all during the seventh century BC, and would remain a powerful force all throughout its history until the Macdonians conquer Greece in the fourth century BC.
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