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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 80s BC
88 BC The Social War ends with the defeat of the Italian Allies by the Romans.
Template:Campaignbox Social War This article is about the conflict between Rome and her allies between 91 and 88 BC The Social War (also called the Italian War or the Marsic War, Social come from Socii meaning ¨Allies¨) was a war from 91 – 88 BC between the Roman Republic and...
The battle of the Colline Gate, fought in November of 82 BC, was the final battle of the civil war between the peoples party of ancient Rome (originally led by Marius) and the aristocrats led by Sulla.
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 Roman Timeline of the First Century BC
88 BC The proconsul Man. Aquillius invades the Pontic territories with the militia of Asia Province and the army of King Nicomedes of Bithynia.
88 BC King Mithridates of Pontus invades Greece and issues an edict that all Romans and Italians are to be killed.
68 BC Julius Caesar marries Pompeia Sulla, the granddaughter of Sulla and a relative of Gn.
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  Social War
The Social War was a war from 90 - 88 BC between the Romans and the other cities in Italy.
In 90 BC almost all of the Italian allies of Rome rebelled in what the Romans called the Social War (allies in Latin being Socii, related to the English "associates").
After 88 BC candidates regularly paid the expenses (or part of them) for their supporters to travel to Rome in order to vote.
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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.
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.
In 88 BC a “philhellene” king in the East, King Mithradates VI of
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 Roman Timeline of the First Century BC
88 BC The proconsul Man. Aquillius invades the Pontic territories with the militia of Asia Province and the army of King Nicomedes of Bithynia.
88 BC King Mithridates of Pontus invades Greece and issues an edict that all Romans and Italians are to be killed.
68 BC Julius Caesar marries Pompeia Sulla, the granddaughter of Sulla and a relative of Gn.
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 Roman Republican civil wars - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Sicilian revolt (44–36 BC), between the Second Triumvirate (particularly Octavian and Agrippa) and Sextus Pompeius, the son of Pompey - Triumvirate victory.
Fulvia's civil war (41–40 BC), between the forces of Lucius Antonius and Fulvia Antonia (the younger brother and wife of Mark Antony) and Octavian - Octavian victory.
In 27 BC Octavian was granted the title of Augustus by the Senate.
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 History & Culture
In 700 BC the island becomes the centre of an Ionian amphictyony which was the basis for commercial development.
In 540 BC Athenians forbade the burial of the deads in Delos because the island belonged to Apollo.
In 88 BC Mithridatis, King of Pontos, who was in war with the Romans, destroys Delos and Mykonos and looted the sanctum.
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 THE PTOLEMAIC PERIOD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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.
Eventually, a propaganda campaign by Octavian and the actions of Cleopatra VII, the daughter of Ptolemy XII, and the sister-wife of Ptolemy XIII, provided an ideal pretext for the Romans to conquer Egypt.
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.
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 Lucius Cornelius Sulla - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He served under Marius in Africa and became consul in 88 BC, when Mithradates VI of Pontus was overrunning Roman territory in the east.
By 85 BC he had driven Mithradates' armies back to Asia; Sulla's exploits had included a bloody sack of Athens (86 BC).
After Marius' death in 86 BC, his party (led by Cinna) sent another army to Greece, designed to supplant Sulla's, but the other Marian commander, Fimbria, fought independently.
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 BC Partners - BC Partners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the large buy-out market for 20 years.
Since its formation in 1986, BC Partners has invested in 64 companies with a total enterprise value of €48 billion.
BC Partners Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority
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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 123 BC (and again in 122 BC), Gaius Gracchus was elected tribune.
Sulla proved himself to be an astonishing general during these wars and was elected consul in 88 BC, finally getting the recognition he felt he deserved.
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 IBSS - History - Greek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Alexander IV Ptolemaic Dynasty 305-30 BC During this period the Ptolemy's would struggle with the Seleucid Dynasty in Syria for control of Palestine.
In 192 BC peace was made with Syria when he married Cleopatra I, the daughter of Antioch the Great.
When Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC, Octavian and Anthony struggled for power which culminated in the Battle of Actium in 31 BC.
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 Lucius Cornelius Sulla (138-78 B.C.)
Victor in the first full-scale civil war in Roman history (88-82 BC) and subsequently dictator (82-79), who carried out notable constitutional reforms in an attempt to strengthen the Roman Republic during the last century of its existence.
He early showed a taste for luxury and aspired to a political career, which he began in 107 BC, under the command of Gaius Marius, as a quaestor (financial magistrate) in Africa in the war against King Jugurtha of the Numidians.
He became one of the two consuls—the highest office in the republic—in 88 and was placed in command of the war against King Mithradates VI of Pontus in Asia Minor.
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 Social War (91–88 BC) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Roman conquest of Italy between the 4th and 3rd centuries BC resulted in a collection of alliances between Rome and the cities and communities of Italy, on more or less favorable terms depending on whether a given city had voluntarily allied with Rome or been defeated in war.
One of the two separate theatres of war was assigned to each of the consuls of 90 B.C. In the north the consul Publius Rutilius Lupus was advised by Marius and Pompeius Strabo; in the south the consul Lucius Julius Caesar had Lucius Cornelius Sulla and Titus Didius.
By 88 BC the war was largely over except for the Samnites (the old rivals of Rome) who still held out.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Social_War   (970 words)

 88 Bc
Decades : 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC - 80s BC - 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC
Year s: 93 BC 92 BC 91 BC 90 BC 89 BC - 88 BC - 87 BC 86 BC 85 BC 84 BC 83 BC
The Social War ends with the defeat of the Italian allies by the Romans.
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 Chronology of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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.
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 Victori - The Roman Military | BCE Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
387 BC In 387 BC Ancient Rome is sacked and looted by the Gauls, a neighboring empire.
343 to 290 BC In the period of 343 to 290 BC, the Romans conquered the Sabines to the North, and the Samnites to the South East.
48 BC 48 BC: Pompey is defeated by Caesar.
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 Fed Exhibit
In about 300 BC, Rome struck the first silver coin, inspired by those of the Greek colonies in southern Italy.
Rome introduced a new coinage in 212 BC, during the war against Hannibal and the Carthaginians.
Silver denarius (209-208 BC) with the head of Roma; the X for the Roman numeral 10 is a value mark.
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 Kingdoms of Anatolia - Pontus
But even by about 400 BC the area was to a considerable degree independent of the Persians.
Mithradates I was in the service of Antigones, one of Alexander the Great's successors, when he took advantage of the confusion caused by the Diadochian Wars, came to Pontus with only six horsemen and was able to assume the title of king.
Pontus becomes a Roman province through Pompey, although some areas become principalities and free cities which are not absorbed into the empire until between 7 BC and AD 63.
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 BC Kyiv Official site. News
The win was a hard one for the BC Kyiv though, as Budivelnik had a better start to the game, winning the first two quarters and taking a 36:42 lead at the half.
Although the match-up against Budivelnik was the first ever for BC Kyiv’s captain Artur Drozdov, who nearly missed a double-double, (18 points (8/9 field goals), grabbed 9 rebounds, added 3 assists and 2 blocks) he was still aware of the toughness of his opponents:
BC Kyiv’s next game will be in Sumy, against up-and-coming Sumykhimprom.
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 Ptolemy VIII - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
81 BC, king of ancient Egypt (116-107 BC, 88-81 BC) of the Macedonian dynasty, son of Ptolemy VII and the younger Cleopatra.
She forced him to accept (110 BC) as coruler his brother, Ptolemy Alexander (Ptolemy IX), who drove him from the throne in 107 BC Ptolemy VIII went to Cyprus and then to Syria.
He returned to conquer Cyprus, and in 88 BC he reconquered Egypt.
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 88 BC
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: 93 BC 92 BC 91 BC 90 BC 89 BC - 88 BC - 87 BC 86 BC 85 BC 84 BC 83 BC
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 Rome Unleashed - Roman Historical Timelines (755 BC to 27 BC)
390 BC Conquest of Rome by the Gauls
88 BC Conquest of Rome by Sulla, and restoration of the Senate
43 BC Octavian, Caesar's heir, with the consuls defeat Antony at Mutina and is elected consul.
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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).
Octavian and Anthony defeat the Republican forces led by Brutis and Gaius Casius Longinus and Brutus at the battle of Philippi (42 BC).
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The SCC reported completing BC data for GOES-7 for Apr, Jul and Oct 88 and for MET-3 for Nov 88.
BC data for for GOES-7 from April 87 through January 88 and for MET-3 from July 88 through October 88 were received by the GPC.
The NOAA investigation of the problem with the IR calibration coefficients for NOAA-11 from launch through 12 Oct 88 was unable to find an explanation; these data cannot be recovered and will be abandoned.
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 West Nile Virus - BC HealthFile #88   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
West Nile virus (WNv) is a mosquito borne infection that is usually spread between mosquitoes and birds.
Dead bird sightings can also be reported on the BC Centre for Disease Control website at http://westnile.bccdc.org/.
To contact your local health authority, visit the BC HealthGuide website at: www.bchealthguide.org/bcauthorities.stm or look in the blue pages of your local telephone book.
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 Lucius Cornelius Sulla Biography - Biography.com
Roman politician of the late Republic, whose bitter feud with Marius, begun in Africa in 107 BC during the Jugurthine War, twice plunged Rome into civil war in the 80s BC.
In 88 BC he chose to lead his army against the state rather than surrender to Marius his command of the war against Mithridates, and on returning to Rome (83 BC) used his forces to defeat the Marians and secure his own (illegal) position.
Appointed ‘Dictator’ in 82 BC, he set about reforming the state, and enacted a number of measures to boost the authority of the Senate.
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 World History from 100- 50 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The war ended with the Treaty of Dardanus in 84 B.C., under whose terms the Mithridates gave up all the captured territories and paid a fine to Rome.
He was eventually defeated by a Roman army led by Praetor Crassus and was killed in 71 B.C. Pompey's Conquest
- The Kingdoms of Korea were founded around 50 B.C. There were the Koguryo in the north, Silla in the southeast and Pakche in the southwest.
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 Demetrius III - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Demetrius III, called Eukairos or Philometor (died 88 bc), king of Syria (95-88 bc), grandson of Demetrius II.
In 95 bc, with the aid of Ptolemy IX,...
Philip V (of Macedonia) (238-179 bc), king of Macedonia (221-179 bc), son of King Demetrius II, and adopted son of Antigonus III Doson, whom he...
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