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  Roman Project Map 6: 86 BC
Pergamum and all the land around it was lost to Pontus, and the majority of Greece quickly defected from it's despised Roman rulers.
In 86 BC Athens, the key to Greece, was recaptured by the Romans.
He held his position as the single true leader of Rome until 79 BC, whereupon the power was given back to the senate with Sulla's constitutional changes in effect.
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 TechSideline.com: Virginia Tech 28, Boston College 23
BC punched it down to the Tech 5 yard line on their first drive, but a dead-ball personal foul and a sack by Nathaniel Adibi pushed BC out to the VT 30, and the Eagles wound up missing a 36-yard field goal.
On BC's fourth drive, they drove from their 24 to the Hokie 14-yard line, but on third and 9, Tech safety Willie Pile stepped in front of BC's tight end at the goal line and intercepted the ball, returning it 43 yards to the Tech 43 with just 2:42 to go in the second quarter.
BC was also credited with just one sack, but they actually had four, for 23 yards in losses.
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 Gaius Marius Summary
Marius was born in 157 BC in the town of Arpinum in southern Latium.
Given the repeated military debacles from 113 BC to 109 BC and the accusations that the oligarchy was open to flagrant bribery, it is not at all surprising that the virtuous new man who had worked with difficulty up the ladder of offices was elected as an alternative to the inept or corrupt nobility.
In 91 BC Marcus Livius Drusus was elected tribune and proposed a greater division of state lands, the enlargement of the Senate, and a conferral of Roman citizenship upon all freemen of Italy.
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 Delphi -- History and Mythology
7th century BC: the seat of the Amphictyony (an association of Greek states) was transferred to Delphi, which was now declared an independent town no longer under the control of the Phocians in whose territory the sanctuary was located.
During the course of the 8th and 7th centuries BC, the sanctuary grew in prestige as it received splendid dedications from legendary kings such as Gyges and Midas.
Its political role expanded in the 7th century BC, when it became the seat of the Amphictyony, and individual cities began to build along the Sacred Way leading up to the temple - treasuries in which the cities' dedications to Apollo were guarded, and monuments commemorating the cities' successes.
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 Wikinfo | Lucius Cornelius Sulla
In the verge of the Social War (91-88 BC), the Roman aristocracy and Senate were starting to feel fear for Marius' ambition, which already had give him five consulships in a row from 104 BC to 100 BC.
An example is the capture of Aeclanum in 89 BC, the chief town of Hirpini, by setting on fire the wooden breastwork by which it was defended.
By 81 BC Sulla was appointed dictator for life by the senate and accomplished total control of the city of Rome.
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 Expo 86
Expo 86, Vancouver, BC, was opened 2 May 1986 by the Prince and Princess of Wales and closed 13 October 1986 after 20 111 578 visits.
A formal application for a fair called Transpo 86 was submitted June 1979 to the Bureau International des Expositions in Paris.
Expo 86 Corp was established as a nonprofit agency to plan and operate the fair and was headed by Jim PATTISON, chairman of the board and later president.
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 Rome Unleashed - The Over-Mighty Generals
His place as leading general was taken by Sulla, who distinguished himself in the Social war of 91-89 BC against Rome's former Italian allies.
In 86 BC Sulla moved east to defeat King Mithridates of Pontus, who had taken advantage of the Social War to invade Roman territory in Asia Minor and Greece.
In 67 BC, he was given an extraordinary command against the pirates who were harrying Mediterranean shipping, and flushed them from the Silician strongholds.
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 Rome: The Crisis of the Republic
By the end of the second century BC, the majority of the population in Italy were slaves.
In that year, Tiberius Gracchus was elected as one of the tribunes of the assembly (see the chapter on the Roman Republic for an explanation of the nature of the tribuneship).
In 123 BC (and again in 122 BC), Gaius Gracchus was elected tribune.
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 Gaius Marius
157 - 86 BC Marius was born in Arpinum, a town in Latium, to an equestrian family.
He was not a member of one of the noble families, but was nevertheless elected to be consul in 107 BC.
In 99 BC, the Senate declared a senatus consultum against Saturninus, and Marius was forced to have his friend killed.
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 The Roman Empire:18 centuries in 19 maps
In legend, Rome was founded in 753 BC by Romulus, supposedly the descendant of Aeneas, a survivor from the destruction of Troy.
However, the latter defeated Mithridates in 85 BC, and the Eastern frontier was restored by 81 BC.
By 66 BC, the Roman victory was complete: Mithridates committed suicide, the coast from Pontus to Syria (inclusive) was annexed to Rome, and the interior reduced to vassalage.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > 86 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century
Decades: 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC - 80s BC - 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC
Years: 91 BC 90 BC 89 BC 88 BC 87 BC - 86 BC - 85 BC 84 BC 83 BC 82 BC 81 BC
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 Mark Antony - Military History Wiki
On March 15, 44 BC (the Ides of March), Julius Caesar was assassinated by a group of senators, led by Gaius Cassius Longinus and Marcus Junius Brutus.
However, in the winter of 41–40 BC, Fulvia was besieged in Perusia and forced to surrender by starvation.
During 33 and 32 BC, a propaganda war was fought in the political arena of Rome, with accusations flying between sides.
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 Facts about 86 bc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century
Decades: 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC - 80s BC - 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC
First Mithridatic War - The Roman forces of Lucius Cornelius Sulla defeat the Pontic forces of Archelaus in the Battle of Chaerona.
www.supercrawler.com /Facts/86_bc.html   (139 words)

  
 THE PTOLEMAIC PERIOD
Alexander the Great had initiated a policy in which he portrayed himself as an Egyptian ruler, effectively grafting the new administration on to the existing political and religious structure, and this policy appears to have been continued by his Ptolemaic successors with varying degrees of enthusiasm and success.
Ptolemy I Soter I (ruled 305-285 BC) was the founder of the Ptolemaic line, and he took the Egyptian throne after the death of Alexander IV.
During the Ptolemaic period and the subsequent Roman period, Alexandria was a thriving and cosmopolitan city, and by the mid-first century BC had a population of around half a million, including substantial numbers of Greeks and Jews.
www.egyptologyonline.com /ptolemies.htm   (1107 words)

  
 column
Circa 323 - 31 B.C. Following the death of Alexander the Great, his kingdom was split into three by his generals.
The great city of Corinth was destroyed (146 BC), Athens captured (86 BC), and Cleopatra and Mark Antony defeated at the Battle of Actium (31 BC).
Gnathian-style pottery appeared around the middle of the 4th century BC in the southern Italian region of Apulia.
www.museum.upenn.edu /Greek_World/time-06.html   (324 words)

  
 Greek Timeline
1,200 BC The Trojan War, civil war, and the fall of the Mycenean.
480 BC Second Persian invasion of Greece, Spartans are defeated at Thermopylae, Athens is occupied by the Persians.
443 - 429 BC Pericles is leader of Athens during the Golden Age.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/aegean/timeline.html   (213 words)

  
 Western Canada Wilderness Committee
Then, in last week's Throne Speech he raised the bar again when he committed BC to be a world leader on the environment and in fighting climate change.
BCs environmental movement is adding a new tool to its toolbox of protest tactics: the video petition.
Vancouver, British Columbia — The BC government’s own logging operation, known as BC Timber Sales (BCTS) and one of the province’s largest private-land loggers, Island Timber Lands have both recently unveiled plans to log in one of the most contentious forests of British Columbia — Clayoquot Sound.
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 H102_25 Fall of the Roman Republic, 133-27 BC
Ultimately, the two men came to blows in 88 BC in the midst of the Social War and the Asian rebellion induced by Mithradates.
Greek language was commonly spoken in the streets, and it is estimated that 60% of the urban population consisted of slaves or people of slave origins.
The Allies likewise became discontented and began by 121 BC to demand full Roman political status commensurate with their role in the maintenance of empire.
web.ics.purdue.edu /~rauhn/fall_of_republic.htm   (2006 words)

  
 Ancient Rome  ::  The Roman Republic
The Roman Province of Gallia Narbonensus was organized beyond the Alps in 121 BC, and Achaea, Macedonia, and Asia were Roman provinces by 129 BC.
Other such projects undertaken during 312 BC included the Appian Way, which extended from Rome to Capua, and the Aqua Appia, or Appian Aqueduct, which brought fresh water to Rome from springs 12 kilometers east of the city.
He died in 78 BC after an amazing career, but his efforts to reestablish aristrocratic political dominance did little to curb political undrest, which soon resurfaced under the Populares' new leader, Julius Caesar.
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 Marcus "Marc Antony" ANTONIUS "Triumvir of Rome"
In 46 BC he seems to have taken offense because Caesar insisted on payment for the property of Pompey which Antony professedly had purchased, but had in fact simply appropriated.
On March 15 44 BC (the Ides of March), Caesar was assassinated by a group of senators, led by Gaius Cassius and Marcus Junius Brutus.
A reconciliation was effected between the triumvirs, and cemented by the marriage of Antony with Octavia, Octavian's beloved sister, in October 40 BC.
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 Chronology of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
753 B.C. - (This is a traditional date accepted by ancient historians, but for which there is no certain evidence.) Rome was allegedly founded on 21 April by Romulus (in myth a descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas), who later killed his twin brother, Remus, in a quarrel.
58—51 BC - Caesar's conquest of all of Gaul.
53 BC - The Parthians defeat a Roman army at the battle of Carrhae in which Crassus was killed.
www.personal.kent.edu /~bkharvey/roman/sources/repchron.htm   (1004 words)

  
 Caius Marius - HighBeam Encyclopedia
A plebeian, he became tribune (119 BC) and praetor (115 BC) and was seven times consul.
Later, when he was commander of Roman forces against Jugurtha, he hastened the end of the war by a bold attack against the Numidians.
In 102 BC he defeated the Teutones at Aix, and the next year he bested the Cimbri at Vercelli.
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 Zea Harbour Project - Ancient History
In the early fifth century BC, the vast Persian Empire set out to conquer the Greek world, and the growing conflict resulted in the Persian Wars.
In the struggle for power that followed the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC, Athens tried to regain her position as a major naval power.
In 86 BC the Piraeus was besieged and sacked by the Roman general Sulla.
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 Gaius Marius (c. 157-86 B.C.)
Roman general and politician, consul seven times (107, 104-100, 86 BC), who was the first Roman to illustrate the political support that a successful general could derive from the votes of his old army veterans.
By this time he was hardly sane, and his death, in 86, was a godsend for enemies and friends alike.
Marius was commemorated by the name Mariana given to Uchi Majus and Thibaris (two African settlements) and to a colony in Corsica, and by the Fossa Mariana, a canal dug by his soldiers at the mouth of the Rhône River.
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 Caius the Soldier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
250 BC and entered Rome's Legions in 230 BC at the age 20.
By 210 BC at age 40 he was promoted from the rank of Trilicarius to Centuris or (hastatus prior).
From 207 to 202 BC he served under P. Cornelius Scipio in the Campaiigns against the
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 boys clothes : 1st century BC
Pompey is elected as sole consul by the Senate (52 BC).
Octavian and Anthony defeat Casius and Brutus at the battle of Philippi (42 BC).
In spite of the disastrous civil strife which occured in the first century BC, it is theGolden age of Roman literature.
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 Bluffton University Athletics - bc 86, anderson 82
The win was Bluffton’s tenth of the season in Founders Hall, tying the 1965-66 squad’s school record, and at the same time the win tied BC Head Coach Guy Neal’s best ever season record, now ranking along side the 1991-92 squad which finished 16-10.
Freshman Scott Remaklus (Lorain/Southview) nailed a 65-foot trey as the first half clock expired to five BC a 44-36 lead at the intermission.
BC made their free throws down the stretch (16-19 in the game) to claim the victory.
www.bluffton.edu /sports/mensbasketball/schedule/feb14   (272 words)

  
 Greek Timeframe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
City-states are formed throughout the Mediterranean that function as political units or polis, each ruled by a king and a council.
399 BC Socrates is tried and executed for his opposition to the Thirty Tyrants.
332 BC Alexander the Great of Macedonia defeats Persians at Issus in 333 BC and is given Egypt by the Persian Satrap.
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 Bluffton University Athletics - bc 86, mu 79
Bluffton shot 65.5% from the floor in the first half and set a tournament record with 53 points in a half as BC took a 22-point lead at halftime, 53-31.
Madonna was whistled for a tournament-record 36 personal fouls and Bluffton went to the free throw line 42 times, converting on 28 of those free tosses, both numbers marking tournament records and season highs.
With BC scoring their points at the free throw line, the Beavers attempted just 53 shots, nearly their season low, and attempted a season-low seven 3-pointers, making two.
www.bluffton.edu /sports/mensbasketball/2003/12-30mu.html   (313 words)

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