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  The Etruscans - The history
From the 8th century BC onwards, the Etruscans represent the first Italic civilization with the necessary energy to undertake a policy of expansion, generated more by the frenzy of economic growth than by a conscious desire for power.
Without meeting any organized opposition, between the 7th and 6th century BC, the growth of Etruscan influence covered a vast area of the Italian peninsula, from the plain of the Po in the north to Campania in the south.
From the mid 4th century BC, the once flourishing commercial and military power of the Etruscans was thus reduced to city-states which retreated into their original territories in central Italy.
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 8TH CENTURY BC Articles
Around 200 BC, due to the reign of the Roman Empire and then later on during the 5th to the 8th century, due to the long period of the Muslim invasion of about 750 years, the Spanish language has been influenced and undergone further development.
Exploring the origins of Rome the eternal city The city founded by Romulus in the 8th century BC is located on a permanently navigable river,the Tiber, not too far from the sea.
In Ancient Egypt there is evidence of the existence of knitted socks and by the 8th century BC, the Greek poet Hesiod wrote of paloi - socks made of matted animal hair.
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  8th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Late 8th century BC Earrings, crown and rosettes, from the tomb of Queen Yabay in Kalhu (modern Nimrud, Iraq) are made.
June 15, 763 BC — A solar eclipse at this date is used to fix the chronology of the Ancient Near East.
Mid-8th century BC — Model of temple, found in the Sanctuary of Hera, Argos, is made.
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 Athens-Sparta - 8th-5th Century BC exhibition in NY
from the 8th to the 5th century BC.
The exhibition will trace both Laconic and Attic artistic developments from the 8th to the 5th centuries B.C., with a focus on the historically overlooked achievements made in Spartan art during this period.
Highlights of Athens-Sparta will include a marble head of Leonidas, from the 6th century B.C., and Laconic bronze figurines of hoplites, from the 8th to the 6th centuries B.C., with loans drawn from museums across
www.greekembassy.org /Embassy/content/en/Article.aspx?office=1&folder=789&article=19190   (545 words)

 Lycos Retriever: Search results for 8th century bc
But with the arrival of Islam in the 7th and 8th centuries, religious zealots invaded Persia and forcible conversions took place on a very large scale.
Carthage was probably founded during the 8th century BC, and unusually for a Phoenician colony soon grew to be a power in it's own right.
The use of language is one of the defining characteristics of human beings, and it is the basic element for the process of communication that holds society together.
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 Babylon (ancient city) - MSN Encarta
About 2200 bc it was known as the site of a temple, and during the 21st century BC it was subject to the nearby city of Ur.
In 1595 BC the city was captured by Hittites, and shortly thereafter it came under the control of the Kassite dynasty (circa 1590-1155 bc).
From the late 8th century bc until the Assyrians were expelled by Nabopolassar, between 626 and 615 BC, the city was part of the Assyrian Empire.
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 Greek Art and Architecture - MSN Encarta
During the Geometric period the Greeks came into closer contact with cultures of the Near East, and traders and artisans from Phoenicia (along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea) settled in parts of Greece itself.
During most of its ancient history, Greece was a disunited land of scattered city-states, and wars between the city-states probably first occurred by the end of the 8th century bc.
The 8th century also saw Greek expansion into southern Italy and Sicily, where city-states from the Greek mainland established their first colonies.
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  8th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rudamun, Pharaoh of the Twenty-third dynasty of Egypt (757 BC - 754 BC).
Iuput, Pharaoh of the Twenty-third dynasty of Egypt (754 BC - 715 BC).
Hezekiah of the Kingdom of Judah (reigned 715 BC - 687 BC).
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 700s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
705 BC - Sennacherib succeeds his brother Shalmaneser V as king of Assyria.
700 BC - End of the Villanovan culture in northern Italy and rise of the Etruscan civilization.
700 BC The Upanishads, a sacred text of Hinduism, are written around this time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/700s_BC   (184 words)

 Ancient Greece - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
8th century bc) and the religious and practical poetry of Hesiod (dating from the late 8th century bc).
The polis arose in Greece in the 8th century bc and was certainly established by 735 bc.
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 750s bc - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Takelot III, Pharaoh of the Twenty-Third Dynasty (764- 757 BC).
Rudamon, Pharaoh of the Twenty-Third Dynasty (757 - 754 BC).
Iuput, Pharaoh of the Twenty-Third Dynasty (754 - 715 BC).
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 Neolithic, Bronze, and Iron Age Italy Images   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BC Early Villanovan burials were often characterized by biconical urns with one handle knocked off in a ritual destruction of the vessel.
7th century BC This small metal sculpture which would have served as a leg to a large cooking cauldron is representative of the geometric style of art wherein figures are rendered using a combination of primarily geometric elements.
9th BC One of the hallmarks of Ealy Etruscan and Villanovan culture is the use of impasto pottery.
www.unc.edu /courses/2002fall/clar/050/001/images1.html   (860 words)

 Konitsa: Photographic Exhibition Brief history of the town and area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
About the 13th-12th century BC, the mountainous area of the central and west Pindos was settled by the Molossoi, one of the most important tribes in the area of Epiros in terms of its political strength.
At the end of the 9th century, the theme of Nikopolis was created, and henceforth the whole of Epiros belonged to it for administrative and ecclesiastical purposes, with a new capital at Naupaktos.
In the early 14th century the Monastery of the Dormition of the Virgin at Molyvdoskepasti was renovated.
www.culture.gr /2/21/212/21208a/e212ha04b.html   (2374 words)

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In 350 BC it was rebuilt by Andromaco, the historian Timeo's father.
The village was founded in the 17th century, came into possession of the Marquise Antonio Quintana Dueguas, of his daughter Melchiora and in from 1675 to the end of the 18th century, it passed to the Prince Paolo Ardoino.
Mentioned by geographer Tolomeo of Alessandria in the 2nd century A.D., the village was founded between the 8th and the 9th centuries by refugees from Halaesa and it was destroyed by an earthquake in 856.
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 Routes of Chalkidiki
Its fame was reinforced by the construction of the temple of Dionysus (8th century BC) and the temple of Ammonos Zeus (4th century BC).
In the second half of 19th century, the church of Agios Dimitrios, was built in the center of the square.
It is a temple of Dorian order of the second half of 4th century BC with 6 pillars on the front side and 11 on the rear.
www.greek-tourism.gr /Chalkidiki/diadromes_auk.htm   (1169 words)

 METU Industrial Engineering Department
Their independent Phrygian kingdom of the 8th and 7th BC maintained close contacts with the Aryans in the east and the Greeks in the west.
With the establishment of the Galatians in eastern Phrygia the fertility cult of Cybele, the mother goddess, spread widely amongst town dwellers, while countryfolk tended to worship Men, the moon god, ruler of Paradise and the Underworld.
At the beginning of the 8th century BC they set up their capital at Gordion.
www.geocities.com /anadolu_muzesi/urartu/phrigya.html   (1177 words)

 Finance Choices - Personal Finance Wiki
Scythia's social development at the end of the fifth and in the fourth century BC involved its privileged stratum into trade with Greeks, efforts to control this trade, and consequences partly stemming from these two: aggressive external policy, intensified exploitation of dependent population, progressing stratification among the nomadic rulers.
Isocrates (436–338 BC, Panegyricus 67) believed that Scythians, and also Thracians and Persians, are "the most able to power, and are the peoples with the greatest might." In the fourth century BC, under king Ateas, the tribune structure of the state was eliminated, and the ruling power became more centralized.
From the story of Polyaenus and Frontin, it follows that in the fourth century BC Scythia had a layer of dependent population, which consisted of impoverished Scythian nomads and local indigenous agricultural tribes, socially deprived, dependent and exploited, who did not participate in the wars, but were engaged in servile agriculture and cattle husbandry.
www.financechoices.co.uk /personal-finance-wiki.php?title=Scythia   (1941 words)

In the fifth century the "father of Judaism," Ezra the scribe, enacted religious reforms by appealing to the Torah.
In the middle of the 5th century BC, the final form was given to the Torah - in the opinion of many scholars, a composite of laws, narratives, and poems dating from different periods, but with beginnings going back to Moses; and the people formally accepted the Torah as the rule for their life.
In the 8th century, the sect of Karaites broke away, rejecting tradition and rabbinic authority, and seeking to live by the letter of the biblical law.
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7th century BC The 8th century BC saw a marked increase of wealth in Cyprus.
The late 8th century is the time of the spreading of the Homeric poems, the 'Iliad' and the 'Odyssey', and this affected Cyprus very much.
When the Ionian Greeks revolted against Persia (499 BC) the Cypriots except for Amathus, joined in at the instigation of Onesilos, brother of the king of Salamis, whom he dethroned for not wanting to fight for independence.
www.yourcyprus.com /history/hist6.htm   (610 words)

 Monday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The decline of the hill settlements of Northern Colchis in the 8th-7th centuries BC was undoubtedly furthered also by the movement of population towards the Phasis-Rioni arterial waterway.
From the 6th century BC onwards an increase in the number of trading posts and urban-type settlements, as well as the intensive use of local currency (the so-called Colchuri Tetri), are to be observed here.
A 5th century BC necropolis of the local residents is under study (262 burials have been excavated), as well as a 5th-4th century Greek necropolis (250 burials and dozens of platforms for funeral rites and rituals have been excavated).
www.bilkent.edu.tr /~arkeo/blacksea/monday1.htm   (2924 words)

 The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights
This rich collection spans the period from the 11th and 12th centuries BC to the medieval era, including isolated objects from the 16th to 19th centuries.
The collection of medieval Armenian artifacts consists of over 1,500 items from the 9th to 17th centuries: pottery, objects of gold, silver and bronze, fragments of architectural decoration, examples of painting and miniatures.
The 16th to 19th centuries are represented by carpets from various Caucasian centers, by ceramics and items of weaponry.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/03/hm3_5_12.html   (472 words)

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century BC there were fights between the patricians and the plebeian.
In the beginning of the first century BC the slave exploitation became more and more cruel.
The political situation of the republic in the first century BC The great social and political disorders due to the grave situation of the peasants, the abuses of the aristocracy and the defeats in wars with the numizis and germans.
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 History of the ancient Greece
The Greek world expanded: in 10th century BC Greeks from the continent settled islands on the Aegean Sea and western coast of the Asia Minor.
The 3rd century BC was filled with the competition of Seleucides and Lagides in the Middle East, which resulted in five next wars and Macedonian problems with keeping Greece under control.
When in 148 BC the anti-Roman rebellion, led by Andriskos, broke out in Macedonia, the state was transformed into the Roman province.
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 Homer - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The traditional solution is the "transcription hypothesis", wherein a non-literate "Homer" dictates his poem to a literate scribe in the 6th century BC or earlier.
The commentaries on the Iliad and the Odyssey written in the Hellenistic period (3rd to 1st century BC) began exploring the textual inconsistencies of the poems.
The excavations of Heinrich Schliemann in the late 19th century began to convince scholars there was a historical basis for the Trojan War.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Homer   (834 words)

 9th Century BC ­ 330 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
9th Century BC ­ 330 BC 9th Century BC - The Medes migrate to the Zagros mountains, in present-day northern Iran.
8th Century BC - The Persians migrate from the Indian subcontinent to Fars plateau in southern Iran.
547- 540- BC Cyrus II defeats Lydia and Bablyon, extending his empire from Iranian plateau in the east to the Mediterranean in the West.
www.internews.org /visavis/BTVPagesInews/Timelines1.html   (247 words)

 History of GREEK LITERATURE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the unsettled centuries following the Trojan War, the art of writing (known in Mycenae in the form of Linear B) is lost.
This is the basis for the conclusion that the poems become stabilized (or written down by the mysterious Homer) during the 8th century BC.
It is not until about 425 BC that a book trade develops in Athens, with educated people acquiring papyrus scrolls to read in the privacy of their homes.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=aa17   (1098 words)

 About Celtic Myths
When Germanic tribes began their migration during the second century BC, the Celts were pressured and forced to seek refuges further west of the Rhine and south of the Danube.
During the 3rd and 4th century AD, revolts were frequent in Gaul, due to instability and weakness of Rome and the encroachment of the German tribes on their Rhine borders.
According to a 1st century BC Greek poet, Parthenius, the Celts were descendants of Heracles.
www.timelessmyths.com /celtic/aboutceltic.html   (2275 words)

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