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Encyclopedia > 536 BC

Centuries: 7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC


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6th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (341 words)
The 5th and 6th centuries BC were a time of empires, but more importantly, a time of learning and philosophy.
Solon of Athens, one of the Seven Sages of Greece (638 - 558 BC).
Pisistratus, Tyrant of Athens in 561, 559-556 and 546-528 BC.
Encyclopedia: Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon (1357 words)
In the ensuing Battle of Carchemish in 606 BC, the Egyptian army was defeated and driven back, and Syria and Phoenicia were brought under the sway of Babylon.
Nabopolassar died on August 15, 605 BC and Nebuchadnezzar quickly returned to Babylon to ascend to the throne.
Another siege of Jerusalem occurred in 586 BC, ending in the destruction of both the city and the Temple and the deportation of many prominent citizens to Babylon.
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