(2nd millennium BC - **1st millennium BC** - 1st millennium) These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ...
(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium) The 3rd century BC started on January 1, 300 BC and ended on December 31, 201 BC. // Events The Pyramid of the Moon, one of several monuments built in TeotihuacÃ¡n TeotihuacÃ¡n, Mexico begun The first two Punic Wars between Carthage...
(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium) The 1st century BC started on January 1, 100 BC and ended on December 31, 1 BC. An alternative name for this century is the last century BC. The AD/BC notation does not use a year zero. ...
This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ...
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(3rd millennium BC â€“ 2nd millennium BC â€“ 1st millennium BC â€“ other millennia) // Events To grasp the spirit of the 2nd millennium BC, we must divide it in two parts, for there is a period of change around its middle so important that it creates two separate sub-millennia. First half (2000...
(2nd millennium BC â€“ 1st millennium BC â€“ 1st millennium â€“ other millennia) // Events The Iron Age spread to Western Europe Egypt declined as a major power The Tanakh was written Buddhism was founded by Siddharta Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha (6th century BC) Jainism was founded by Mahavira (6th century BC...
In the Gregorian calendar, the 1st millennium is the period of one thousand years that commenced with the year 1 Anno Domini. ...
The 2nd century BC started on January 1, 200 BC and ended on December 31, 101 BC. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ...
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December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ...
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## Events
Coin of Antiochus IV. Reverse shows Apollo seated on an omphalos. The Greek inscription reads ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ (Antiochus, image of God, bearer of victory). He was the last ruler of the Seleucid Empire to rule unopposed - 190 BC, March 14: Solar eclipse recorded in Rome [Livy: Ab Urbe Condita 37.4.4]
- 175 BC - Antiochus IV Epiphanes, took possession of the Syrian throne, at the murder of his brother Seleucus IV Philopator, which rightly belonged to his nephew Demetrius I Soter.
- 168 BC - Battle of Pydna - The Macedonian phalanx defeated by Romans
- 168 BC, June 21: Lunar eclipse recorded in Rome [Livy: Ab Urbe Condita 44.37.8]
- 164 BC November 21: Judas Maccabaeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restores the Temple in Jerusalem. Events commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah.
- 147 BC - Hasmonean victories restore autonomy to Judea.
- 148 BC - Rome conquers Macedonia
- 129 BC - collapse of the Seleucid Empire
- 108 BC, Han Dynasty finally destroyed Wang-geom seong, the capital of Gojoseon. And Han Dynasty founded Sagunhyeon to govern Gojoseon
- 113–101 BC - migration of the Cimbri and the Teutons, defeated at the battles of Aquae Sextiae and Vercellae
- Theravada Buddhism is officially introduced to Sri Lanka by the Venerable Mahinda
Antiochus IV Epiphanes. ...
Antiochus IV Epiphanes. ...
Lycian Apollo, early Imperial Roman copy of a fourth century Greek original (Louvre Museum) In Greek and Roman mythology, Apollo (Ancient Greek , ApÃ³llÅn; or á¼ˆÏ€ÎÎ»Î»Ï‰Î½, ApellÅn), the ideal of the kouros, was the archer-god of medicine and healing and also a bringer of death-dealing plague; as...
The Omphalos in Delphi An omphalos is a religious stone artifact in the ancient world. ...
The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic successor state of Alexander the Greats dominion. ...
March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ...
Photo taken during the 1999 eclipse. ...
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC - 170s BC - 150s BC140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC Years: 180 BC 179 BC 178 BC 177 BC 176 BC - 175 BC - 174 BC 173 BC 172...
Coin of Antiochus IV. Reverse shows Apollo seated on an omphalos. ...
Seleucus IV Philopator reigned from 187 BC to 176 BC over the Seleucid kingdom consisting of Syria (now including Cilicia and Palestine), Mesopotamia, Babylonia and Nearer Iran (Media and Persia). ...
Demetrius I (d. ...
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC - 160s BC - 150s BC140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC Years: 173 BC 172 BC 171 BC 170 BC 169 BC - 168 BC - 167 BC 166 BC 165...
Combatants Macedon Roman Republic Commanders Perseus of Macedon Lucius Aemilius Paulus Macedonicus Strength 44,000 38,000 Casualties 25,000 killed and wounded Less than a hundred dead. ...
The Macedonian phalanx is an infantry formation developed by Philip II and used by his son Alexander the Great to conquer the Persian Empire and other armies. ...
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June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ...
An eclipse refers to the phenomenon of one body passing into the shadow cast by another body. ...
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC - 160s BC - 150s BC140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC Years: 169 BC 168 BC 167 BC 166 BC 165 BC - 164 BC - 163 BC 162 BC 161...
November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ...
Judas Maccabeus (also called Judah the Maccabee) was the third son of the Jewish priest Mathathias. ...
The Hasmonean Kingdom (pronunciation) in ancient Judea and its ruling dynasty from 140 BCE to 37 BCE was established under the leadership of Simon Maccabaeus, two decades after Judah the Maccabee defeated the Seleucid army in 165 BCE. // Recorded history The origin of the Hasmonean dynasty is recorded in the...
The Temple in Jerusalem or the Holy Temple (Hebrew: ×‘×™×ª ×”×ž×§×“×©, transliterated Bet HaMikdash) was built in ancient Jerusalem in the 10th century BCE and was subsequently rebuilt twice, after the Babylonian Captivity and during Herod the Greats renovation. ...
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights or Festival of Rededication, is an eight day Jewish holiday that starts on the 25th day of Kislev, which may be in December, late November, or, while very rare in occasion, early January (as was the case for the Hannukkah of 2005...
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC - 140s BC - 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC Years: 152 BC 151 BC 150 BC 149 BC 148 BC - 147 BC - 146 BC 145 BC...
The Hasmonean Kingdom (pronunciation) in ancient Judea and its ruling dynasty from 140 BCE to 37 BCE was established under the leadership of Simon Maccabaeus, two decades after Judah the Maccabee defeated the Seleucid army in 165 BCE. // Recorded history The origin of the Hasmonean dynasty is recorded in the...
Judea or Judaea (×™×”×•×“×” Praise, Standard Hebrew , Tiberian Hebrew ) (Greek: Î™Î¿Ï…Î´Î±Î¯Î±) is a term used for the mountainous southern part of the historic Land of Israel (Hebrew: ××¨×¥ ×™×©×¨××œ Eretz Yisrael), an area now divided between Israel and the West Bank, and, in a few geographical definitions of Judea, Jordan. ...
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Nickname: The Eternal City Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 8th century BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area - City 1,285 kmÂ² (496. ...
Nickname: The Eternal City Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 8th century BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area - City 1,285 kmÂ² (496. ...
Ruins of Roman-era Carthage For other uses, see Carthage (disambiguation). ...
Combatants Roman Republic Carthage Commanders Scipio Aemilianus Hasdrubal the Boetarch Strength 40,000 90,000 Casualties 17,000 62,000 The Third Punic War (149 to 146 BC) was the third and last of the Punic Wars fought between the former Phoenician colony of Carthage, and the Roman Republic. ...
Nickname: The Eternal City Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 8th century BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area - City 1,285 kmÂ² (496. ...
Corinth, or Korinth (Greek: ÎšÏŒÏÎ¹Î½Î¸Î¿Ï‚, KÃ³rinthos; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is a Greek city-state, on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece. ...
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC - 120s BC - 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC Years: 134 BC 133 BC 132 BC 131 BC 130 BC - 129 BC - 128 BC 127 BC...
The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic successor state of Alexander the Greats dominion. ...
The Han Dynasty (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Han Chau; 206 BCâ€“AD 220) followed the Qin Dynasty and preceded the Three Kingdoms in China. ...
Gojoseon (ancient Joseon, to distinguish the later Joseon Dynasty) was the first Korean kingdom. ...
The Han Dynasty (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Han Chau; 206 BCâ€“AD 220) followed the Qin Dynasty and preceded the Three Kingdoms in China. ...
Gojoseon (ancient Joseon, to distinguish the later Joseon Dynasty) was the first Korean kingdom. ...
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Cimbrian War. ...
This entry is about the Teutonic people, not to be confused with the Teutonic Knights. ...
Combatants Teutones Roman Republic Commanders King Teutobod Gaius Marius Strength over 110,000 about 40,000 (6 legions with cavalry and auxillaries) Casualties 90,000 killed 20,000 captured Insignificant, probably under 1,000 The Battle of Aquae Sextiae (Aix-en-Provence) took place in 102 BC. After a string...
Combatants Cimbri Roman Republic Commanders King Boiorix â€ Marius Lutatius Catulus Sulla Strength 160,000 - over 200,000 50,000 (8 legions with cavalry and auxillaries) Casualties 100,000 - 140,000 killed 60,000 captured Insignificant, probably under 1,000 The Battle of Vercellae, also called The Battle of the Raudine...
Theravada (Pali; Sanskrit: Sthaviravada) is one of the eighteen (or twenty) NikÄya schools that formed early in the history of Buddhism. ...
A replica of an ancient statue of Gautama Buddha, found in Sarnath, near Varanasi. ...
Mahinda was the son of Emperor Ashoka. ...
## Significant persons
Gaius Marius, instigator of the Marian reforms which allowed the recruitment of landless citizens as professional soldiers - Andriscus, last independent ruler of Macedon.
- Antiochus IV Epiphanes, the last effective ruler of the Seleucid Empire.
- Antiochus VII Sidetes, last King of a United Seleucid Empire.
- Apollonius of Perga, Greek geometer
- Apollonius of Rhodes, author of Jason and the Argonauts
- Boiorix, King of the Cimbri.
- Flaccus, musical collaborator of Terence.
- Hipparchus, considered the greatest astronomical observer.
- Jonathan Maccabaeus, leader of the Hasmonean rebellion and first autonomous ruler of Judea.
- Judas Maccabeus, leader of the Hasmonean rebellion and its first successful general.
- Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus, Roman general and politician.
- Lucius Cornelius Sulla, Roman general and politician.
- Lucius Mummius Achaicus, conqueror of Corinth.
- Marius, Roman general and politician.
- Perseus of Macedon, last King of the Antigonid dynasty.
- Plautus, Latin playwright.
- Quintus Lutatius Catulus, Roman general.
- Scipio Aemilianus Africanus, conqueror of Carthage.
- Terence, Latin playwright.
- Teutobod, King of the Teutons.
- Emperor Wu of Han, considered one of the greatest emperors throughout the History of China.
- Zhang Qian, Chinese diplomat and explorer.
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The Marian reforms of 107 BC were a group of reforms proposed by a Roman republic statesman and army general named Gaius Marius. ...
Andriscus, (also spelt Andriskos) often called the pseudo-Philip, a fuller of Adramyttium, who claimed to be a son of Perseus, last king of Macedonia. ...
Coin of Antiochus IV. Reverse shows Apollo seated on an omphalos. ...
The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic successor state of Alexander the Greats dominion. ...
Antiochus VII Eumenes, nick-named Sidetes (from Sidon), reigned from 138–129 BC over the Seleucid Empire. ...
The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic successor state of Alexander the Greats dominion. ...
Apollonius of Perga [Pergaeus] (c. ...
A geometer is a mathematician whose area of study is geometry. ...
Apollonius of Rhodes (Apollonios Rhodios) (270 BC? â€“ unknown, after 245 BC), Hellenistic Greek epic poet and scholar of the Library of Alexandria, during the reigns of Ptolemy II and Ptolemy III, and a chief librarian of the Library of Alexandria. ...
Jason (Greek: Î™Î¬ÏƒÏ‰Î½, Etruscan: Easun) is a hero of Greek mythology who led the Argonauts in the search of the Golden Fleece. ...
Boiorix was a king of the Cimbri tribe. ...
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Cimbrian War. ...
Flaccus is a composer from the second century BC, of whom little is known. ...
A composer is a person who writes music. ...
Hipparchus. ...
Jonathan Maccabaeus was leader of the Hasmonean Dynasty of Judea from 161 to 143 BC. He is called also Apphus (á¼ˆÏ€Ï†Î¿á¿¦Ï‚ [Syriac, (image) ] = the dissembler or the diplomat, in allusion to a trait prominent in him; 1 Maccabees ii. ...
The Hasmonean Kingdom (pronunciation) in ancient Judea and its ruling dynasty from 140 BCE to 37 BCE was established under the leadership of Simon Maccabaeus, two decades after Judah the Maccabee defeated the Seleucid army in 165 BCE. // Recorded history The origin of the Hasmonean dynasty is recorded in the...
Judea or Judaea (×™×”×•×“×” Praise, Standard Hebrew , Tiberian Hebrew ) (Greek: Î™Î¿Ï…Î´Î±Î¯Î±) is a term used for the mountainous southern part of the historic Land of Israel (Hebrew: ××¨×¥ ×™×©×¨××œ Eretz Yisrael), an area now divided between Israel and the West Bank, and, in a few geographical definitions of Judea, Jordan. ...
Judas Maccabeus (or Judah the Maccabee from the Hebrew ×™×”×•×“×” ×”×ž×›×‘×™ transliteration: Yehudah HaMakabi) translation: Judah the Hammer was the third son of the Jewish priest Mattathias. ...
The Hasmonean Kingdom (pronunciation) in ancient Judea and its ruling dynasty from 140 BCE to 37 BCE was established under the leadership of Simon Maccabaeus, two decades after Judah the Maccabee defeated the Seleucid army in 165 BCE. // Recorded history The origin of the Hasmonean dynasty is recorded in the...
Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (229 BC-160 BC) was a Roman general and politician. ...
Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix (Latin: LÂ·CORNELIVSÂ·LÂ·FÂ·PÂ·NÂ·SVLLAÂ·FELIX)[1] ( 138 BCâ€“78 BC) Roman general and dictator, was usually known simply as Sulla. ...
Lucius Mummius (2nd century BC), surnamed Achaicus was a Roman statesman and general. ...
Corinth, or Korinth (Greek: ÎšÏŒÏÎ¹Î½Î¸Î¿Ï‚, KÃ³rinthos; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is a Greek city-state, on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece. ...
Gaius Marius (Latin: CÂ·MARIVSÂ·CÂ·FÂ·CÂ·N)Â¹ (157 BC - January 13, 86 BC) was a Roman general and politician elected Consul an unprecedented seven times during his career. ...
Coin of Perseus of Macedon Perseus was the last king of the Antigonid dynasty, who ruled the successor state in Macedon created upon the death of Alexander the Great. ...
The Antigonid dynasty was a dynasty of Macedonian kings descended from Alexander the Greats general Antigonus I Monophthalmus (the One-eyed). Antigonus himself ruled mostly over Asia Minor and northern Syria. ...
Titus Maccius Plautus (born at Sarsina, Umbria in 254 B.C.) was a comic playwright in the time of the Roman Republic. ...
Latin literature, the body of written works in the Latin language, remains an enduring legacy of the culture of ancient Rome. ...
Template:Unsourced A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is someone who writes dramatic literature or drama. ...
Quintus Lutatius Catulus Caesar was a Roman general and was consul with Marius in 102 BC. He was originally Sextus Julius Caesar, son of Sextus Julius Caesar (brother of Gaius Julius Caesar, who was father of Gaius Julius Caesar, who was in turn father of Julius Caesar) and brother of...
Nicholas Poussins painting of the Continence of Scipio, depicting his return of a captured young woman to her fiancÃ©, having refused to accept her from his troops as a prize of war. ...
Ruins of Roman-era Carthage For other uses, see Carthage (disambiguation). ...
Publius Terentius Afer, better known as Terence, was a comic playwright of the Roman Republic. ...
Latin literature, the body of written works in the Latin language, remains an enduring legacy of the culture of ancient Rome. ...
Template:Unsourced A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is someone who writes dramatic literature or drama. ...
The migrations of the Teutons and the Cimbri Teutobod was King of the Teutons. ...
This entry is about the Teutonic people, not to be confused with the Teutonic Knights. ...
Emperor Wu of Han (156 BCâ€“March 29, 87 BC), personal name Liu Che, was the seventh emperor of the Han Dynasty in China, ruling from 141 BC to 87 BC. Emperor Wu is best remembered for the vast territorial expansion that occurred under his reign, as well as the...
The history of China is detailed by historical records dating as far back as 16th century BC. China is one of the worlds oldest continuous civilizations. ...
Zhang Qian leaving emperor Han Wudi, for his expedition to Central Asia from 138 to 126 BCE, Mogao Caves mural, 618-712 CE. Zhang Qian (Chinese:å¼µé¨«; died 113 BCE) was a Chinese explorer and imperial envoy in the 2nd century BCE, during the time of the Han Dynasty. ...
## Inventions, discoveries, introductions
Hipparchus' equatorial ring. Image File history File links Equatorial_ring. ...
Image File history File links Equatorial_ring. ...
The Silk Road (Traditional Chinese: , Simplified Chinese: , pinyin: sÄ«chÃ³u zhÄ« lÃ¹; Persian Ø±Ø§Ù‡ Ø§Ø¨Ø±ÛŒØ´Ù…; RÃ¢h-e Abrisham; Turkish: Ä°pekyolu; Kyrgyz: Ð–Ð¸Ð±ÐµÐº Ð¶Ð¾Ð»Ñƒ (Äžibek ÄŸolu); Hungarian: SelyemÃºt) or Silk Route is an interconnected series of routes through Southern Asia traversed by caravan and ocean vessel, and connecting Changan (todays...
World map showing Europe Political map (neighbouring countries in Asia and Africa also shown) Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ...
World map showing the location of Asia. ...
Hipparchus. ...
Precession refers to a change in the direction of the axis of a rotating object. ...
Earth (IPA: , often referred to as the Earth, Terra, or Planet Earth) is the third planet in the solar system in terms of distance from the Sun, and the fifth largest. ...
An equinox is one of two opposite points on the celestial sphere where the celestial equator and ecliptic intersect. ...
Wikibooks has a book on the topic of Trigonometry Trigonometry (from the Greek trigonon = three angles and metron = measure [1]) is a branch of mathematics which deals with triangles, particularly triangles in a plane where one angle of the triangle is 90 degrees (right triangles). ...
Liu An (åŠ‰å®‰, 179-122 BC) was an advisor to Emperor Wu of Han China and the inventor of tofu. ...
Tofu, also called doufu (often in Chinese recipes) or bean curd (literal translation), is a food of Chinese origin, made by coagulating soy milk, and then pressing the resulting curds into blocks. ...
Polybius (c. ...
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