The 4th century BC started the first day of 400 BC and ended the last day of 301 BC. It is considered part of the Classical era, epoch, or historical period. These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ...
The 1st millennium BC encompasses the Iron Age and sees the rise of successive empires. ...
These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ...
(2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium) The 5th century BC started on January 1, 500 BC and ended on December 31, 401 BC. // The Parthenon of Athens seen from the hill of the Pnyx to the west. ...
The 3rd century BC started the first day of 300 BC and ended the last day of 201 BC. // The Pyramid of the Moon, one of several monuments built in TeotihuacÃ¡n Early 3rd century BC or later  Theater, Epidauros is built. ...
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The Celtics claim Vienna, Austria. ...
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The word classical has several meanings: Pertaining to the societies of the classical antiquity, ancient Greece or Rome. ...
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Overview
This century marks the height of the Classical Greek civilization in all of its aspects. With the conquests of Alexander and the civil war of his generals that followed his death the Hellenistic age began. Note: This article contains special characters. ...
Alexander the Great (Greek: ,[1] Megas Alexandros; July 356 BCâ€“June 11, 323 BC), also known as Alexander III, king of Macedon (336â€“323 BC), was one of the most successful military commanders in history. ...
The term Hellenistic (derived from HÃ©llÄ“n, the Greeks traditional selfdescribed ethnic name) was established by the German historian Johann Gustav Droysen to refer to the spreading of Greek culture over the nonGreek people that were conquered by Alexander the Great. ...
Events  Mid4th century BC — Priene, Western Turkey is rebuilt.
 4th century BC — Pectoral, from the tomb of a Scythian at Ordzhonikidze, Russia, is made. It is now at Historical Museum, Kiev.
 Late 4th century BC — Diadem, reputed to have been found in a tomb near the Hellespont. It is now at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
 399 BC Socrates is executed in Athens on charges of impiety and corrupting Athenian youth.
 383 BC Second Buddhist council at Vesali, 100 years after the Parimirvana.
 373 BC The important Greek city of Helike sinks into the sea with the loss of its whole population other than the animals, which had fled five days earlier.
 323 BC Alexander the Great conquers the Persian Empire, decline and depopulation of Ancient Greece with large migrations towards the conquered lands.
 312 BC Seleucus I Nicator establishes himself in Babylon, founding the Seleucid Empire.
 Invasion of the Celts into Ireland.
 Battle of the Allia and subsequent Gaulish sack of Rome.
 The Scythians are beginning to be absorbed into the Sarmatian people.
 The Romans conquer the Abruzzi region, decline of the Etruscan civilization.
Download high resolution version (768x1062, 127 KB)Copy of a Greek (near contemporary?) bust of Alexander the Great in the British Museum. ...
Download high resolution version (768x1062, 127 KB)Copy of a Greek (near contemporary?) bust of Alexander the Great in the British Museum. ...
Bust of Richard Bently by Roubiliac A bust is a sculpture depicting a persons chest, shoulders, and head, usually supported by a stand. ...
The British Museum in London is one of the worlds greatest museums of human history and culture. ...
Priene (mod. ...
Location The clavicular head of the pectoralis major takes its origin from the anterior surface of the medial half of the clavicle. ...
Scythia was an area in Eurasia inhabited in ancient times by an IndoAryans known as the Scythians. ...
The name Ordzhonikidze can mean: Sergo Ordzhonikidze Various towns in the USSR which were renamed after him, the most important being Vladikavkaz. ...
Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587. ...
Look up Diadem in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...
The Helespont/Dardanelles, a long narrow strait dividing the Balkans (Europe) along the Gallipoli peninsula from Asia Anatolia (Asia Minor). ...
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York Elevation The Metropolitan Museum of Art, often referred to simply as The Met, is one of the worlds largest and most important art museums. ...
NY redirects here. ...
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This page is about the ancient Greek philosopher. ...
Athens (Greek: Î‘Î¸Î®Î½Î±  AthÃna) is the largest city and capital of Greece, located in the Attica periphery of central Greece. ...
King Amyntas III of Macedon, forms a temporary alliance with the Chalcidian League. ...
The Second Buddhist Council took place in Vesali, about one hundred years after the Buddhas ParinibbÄna, in order to settle a serious dispute on Vinaya. ...
Vaishali can refer to: Vaishali District, in Bihar state, India. ...
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Helike (Greek: pron. ...
On his way from Ecbatana to Babylon, Alexander the Great fights and crushes the Cossaeans. ...
Alexander the Great (Greek: ,[1] Megas Alexandros; July 356 BCâ€“June 11, 323 BC), also known as Alexander III, king of Macedon (336â€“323 BC), was one of the most successful military commanders in history. ...
The Persian Empire was a series of historical empires that ruled over the Iranian plateau, the old Persian homeland, and beyond in Western Asia, Central Asia and the Caucasus. ...
The Temple to Athena, the Parthenon Ancient Greece is a period in Greek history that lasted for around three thousand years. ...
In the Third war of the Diadochi, Ptolemy I Soter meets a force under Antigonuss son Demetrius at Gaza, where they fight an inconclusive battle. ...
Silver coin of Seleucus. ...
Babylon (in Arabic: Ø¨Ø§Ø¨Ù„; in Syriac: Ü’Ü’Ü™Ü in Hebrew:×‘×‘×œ) was an ancient city in Mesopotamia (modern Al Hillah, Iraq), the ruins of which can be found in presentday Babil Province, about 50 miles (80 km) south of Baghdad. ...
The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic successor state of Alexander the Greats dominion. ...
This article is about the European people. ...
Combatants Roman Republic Gauls Commanders Quintus Sulpicius Brennus Strength 40,000 70,000 The Battle of the Allia was a battle of the first Gallic invasion of Italy. ...
Map of Gaul circa 58 BC Gaul (Latin: ) was the name given, in ancient times, to the region of Western Europe comprising presentday northern Italy, France, Belgium, western Switzerland and the parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the west bank of the Rhine river. ...
Nickname: Motto: SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus 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 21 April 753 BC Government  Mayor Walter Veltroni Area  City 1,285 kmÂ² (580 sq mi)  Urban 5...
Scythian warriors, drawn after figures on an electrum cup from the KulOba kurgan burial near Kerch. ...
Sarmatia Europea in Scythia map 1697 AD Sarmatia EuropÃ¦a separated from Sarmatia Asiatica by the Tanais (the River Don), based on Greek literary sources, in a map printed in London, ca 1770 Sarmatia and Scythia in 100 BC, also shown is the extent of the Parthian Empire. ...
Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew from a small agricultural community founded on the Italian Peninsula circa the 9th century BC to a massive empire straddling the Mediterranean Sea. ...
Categories: Regions of Italy  Abruzzo ...
Map showing the extent of the Etruscan civilization and the twelve Etruscan League cities. ...
Significant People
"The safest general characterisation of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato." ( Alfred North Whitehead, Process and Reality, 1929).  Marcus Furius Camillus, Roman dictator (c.446–365 BC).
 Plato, philosopher (c.427–347 BC).
 Tollund Man, Human sacrifice victim on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, possibly the earliest known evidence for worship of Odin.
 Aristotle, philosopher and scientist (384–322 BC).
 Philip II of Macedonia (born 382, reigned 359–336 BC).
 Demosthenes (384–322 BC), a prominent Athenian statesman and orator, who became a fierce opponent of Philip II and Alexander of Macedon.
 Darius III of Persia, last King of the Achaemenid dynasty (born 380, reigned 359–330 BC).
 Mencius, Chinese philosopher and sage (371–289 BC).
 Yang Zhu (also Yang Chu), Chinese philosopher for egoism and intellectual rival of Mencius.
 Ptolemy I Soter, founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty (c.367–283 BC).
 Shang Yang, Prime Minister of Qin, his reform helped Qin to become the strongest country and later unified China (term 361–338 BC).
 Seleucus I Nicator, founder of the Seleucid Empire (c.358–281 BC).
 Alexander the Great, King of Macedon, invades Asia Minor, Persia and reaches India (born 356, reigned 336–323 BC).
 Brennus, Gaulish chieftain
 Zhuangzi
 Archon of Pella, Babylonian satrap
Image File history File links Plato. ...
Image File history File links Plato. ...
Alfred North Whitehead, OM (February 15, 1861 Ramsgate, Kent, England â€“ December 30, 1947 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) was an Englishborn mathematician who became a philosopher. ...
Marcus Furius Camillus (circa 446 365 BC) was a Roman soldier and statesman of patrician descent. ...
Ordinary Magistrates Extraordinary Magistrates Dictator Titles and Honors Emperor Politics and Law Dictator was a political office of the Roman Republic. ...
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For other uses, see Plato (disambiguation). ...
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The Tollund Man lived during the 4th century BC, during the time period characterised in Scandinavia as the PreRoman Iron Age. ...
This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...
Jutland Peninsula Jutland (Danish: Jylland; German: JÃ¼tland; Frisian JutlÃ¢n; Low German JÃ¶tlann) is a peninsula in northern Europe that forms the only noninsular part of Denmark and also the northernmost part of Germany, dividing the North Sea from the Baltic Sea. ...
A peninsula in Croatia A peninsula (from the latin words paene insula, almost island) is a geographical landform consisting of an extension of a body of land from a larger body of land, surrounded by water on three sides. ...
For other meanings of Odin, Woden or Wotan see Odin (disambiguation), Woden (disambiguation), Wotan (disambiguation). ...
Aristotle (Greek: AristotÃ©lÄ“s) (384 BC â€“ March 7, 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. ...
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Philip II of Macedon (Macedonia) (382 BC  336 BC), King of Macedon (ruled 359 BC  336 BC), was the father of Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon) and Philip III of Macedon. ...
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Demosthenes (384â€“322 BC, Greek: Î”Î·Î¼Î¿ÏƒÎ¸ÎÎ½Î·Ï‚, DÄ“mosthÃ©nÄ“s) was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. ...
For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). ...
Statesman is a respectful term used to refer to politicians, and other notable figures of state. ...
Orator is a Latin word for speaker (from the Latin verb oro, meaning I speak or I pray). In ancient Rome, the art of speaking in public (Ars Oratoria) was a professional competence especially cultivated by politicians and lawyers. ...
Darius III or Codomannus (c. ...
The Persepolis Ruins The Achaemenid dynasty (Old Persian:Hakamanishiya, Persian: Ù‡Ø®Ø§Ù…Ù†Ø´ÛŒØ§Ù†)  was a dynasty in the ancient Persian Empire. ...
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Mencius (most accepted dates: 372 BC â€“ 289 BC; other possible dates: 385 BC â€“ 303 BC or 302 BC) was born in the State of Zou (é„’åœ‹), now forming the territory of the countylevel city of Zoucheng (é‚¹åŸŽå¸‚), Shandong province, only 30 km (18 miles) south of Qufu, the town of Confucius. ...
A philosopher is a person who thinks deeply regarding people, society, the world, and/or the universe. ...
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Yang Zhu (Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; WadeGiles: Yang Chu; 370319 BCE), was a Chinese philosopher during the Warring States period. ...
Yang Chu (370319 BC), was a Chinese hedonistic philosopher. ...
A philosopher is a person who thinks deeply regarding people, society, the world, and/or the universe. ...
Silver coin depicting Ptolemy I (r. ...
cleopatra ruled seneca for 10 years before she ruled Egypt. ...
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Shang Yang (å•†éž…; WadeGiles: Kungsun Yang) (d. ...
Qin or Chin (WadeGiles) (ç§¦), pronounced something like Shin, (778 BC207 BC) was a state during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods of China. ...
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Silver coin of Seleucus. ...
The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic successor state of Alexander the Greats dominion. ...
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Alexander the Great (Greek: ,[1] Megas Alexandros; July 356 BCâ€“June 11, 323 BC), also known as Alexander III, king of Macedon (336â€“323 BC), was one of the most successful military commanders in history. ...
Macedons regions and towns Macedon or Macedonia (from Greek ; see also List of traditional Greek place names) was the name of an ancient kingdom in the northernmost part of ancient Greece, bordering the kingdom of Epirus on the west and the region of Thrace to the east[1...
Anatolia (Greek: ανατολη anatole, rising of the sun or East; compare Orient and Levant, by popular etymology Turkish Anadolu to ana mother and dolu filled), also called by the Latin name of Asia Minor, is a region of Southwest Asia which corresponds today to...
Motto (official) EsteqlÄl, ÄzÄdÄ«, jomhÅ«rÄ«ye eslÄmÄ« 1(Persian) Independence, freedom, Islamic Republic (ancient) KerdÄre nÄ«k, pendÄre nÄ«k, goftÄre nÄ«k (Persian) Noble deeds, noble thoughts, noble words Anthem SorÅ«de MellÄ«e ÄªrÄn 2 Capital...
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On his way from Ecbatana to Babylon, Alexander the Great fights and crushes the Cossaeans. ...
A sculpture, depicting this Brennus that adorned an 18th or 19th century French naval vessel Brennus, a chieftain of the Senones of the Adriatic coast of Italy, who in 387 BC, in the Battle of the Allia, led an army of Cisalpine Gauls in their attack on Rome. ...
ZhuÄngzÇ (pinyin), Chuang TzÅ (WadeGiles), Chuang Tsu, Zhuang Tze, or Chuang Tse (Traditional Chinese characters: èŽŠå; Simplified Chinese characters: åº„å, literally meaning Master Zhuang) was a famous philosopher in ancient China who lived around the 4th century BCE during the Warring States Period, corresponding to the Hundred Schools of Thought...
Archon (ib Greek AÏÏ‡Ï‰Î½; lived 4th century BC) was a Pellaean appointed satrap of Babylonia after the death of Alexander the Great, 323 BC.1, is probably the same as the son of Cleinias mentioned in the Indian expedition of Alexander. ...
Inventions, discoveries, introductions BrÄhmÄ« refers to the premodern members of the Brahmic family of scripts, attested from the 3rd century BC. The best known and earliest dated inscriptions in Brahmi are the rockcut edicts of Ashoka. ...
BrÄhmÄ« refers to the premodern members of the Brahmic family of scripts, attested from the 3rd century BC. The best known and earliest dated inscriptions in Brahmi are the rockcut edicts of Ashoka. ...
The IndoAryan languages form a subgroup of the IndoIranian languages, thus belonging to the IndoEuropean family of languages. ...
Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew from a small agricultural community founded on the Italian Peninsula circa the 9th century BC to a massive empire straddling the Mediterranean Sea. ...
Pont du Gard, France, a Roman era aqueduct circa 19 BC. It is one of Frances top tourist attractions at over 1. ...
Hand bellows The bellows is a device for delivering pressured air in a controlled quantity to a controlled location. ...
The gastraphetes (Greek Î³Î±ÏƒÏ„ÏÎ±Ï†ÎÏ„Î·Ï‚, lit. ...
Syracuse (Italian Siracusa, Sicilian Sarausa, Greek , Latin Syracusae) is an Italian city on the eastern coast of Sicily and the capital of the province of Syracuse. ...
Winged sphinx from the palace of Darius the Great at Susa. ...
For other uses of the name Susa please see this page. ...
The main courtyard of the Louvre. ...
City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du TrocadÃ©ro. ...
The daric was a gold coin used within the Persian Empire. ...
This article does not cite its references or sources. ...
Seal of Darius I, showing the king hunting on his chariot, and the symbol of Ahuramazda Darius the Great (Pers. ...
For other uses of this term see: Persia (disambiguation) The Persian Empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of Persia (Iran). ...
The Ashmolean Museum (in full the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology) in Oxford, England is the worlds first university museum. ...
This article does not cite any references or sources. ...
Decades and years 6th century BC  5th century BC  4th century BC  3rd century BC  2nd century BC (2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium) The 6th century BC started on January 1, 600 BC and ended on December 31, 501 BC. // Monument 1, an Olmec colossal head at La Venta The 5th and 6th centuries BC were a time of empires, but more importantly, a time...
(2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium) The 5th century BC started on January 1, 500 BC and ended on December 31, 401 BC. // The Parthenon of Athens seen from the hill of the Pnyx to the west. ...
The 3rd century BC started the first day of 300 BC and ended the last day of 201 BC. // The Pyramid of the Moon, one of several monuments built in TeotihuacÃ¡n Early 3rd century BC or later  Theater, Epidauros is built. ...
(2nd millennium BC  1st millennium BC  1st millennium) The 2nd century BC started on January 1, 200 BC and ended on December 31, 101 BC. // Coin of Antiochus IV. Reverse shows Apollo seated on an omphalos. ...
