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Encyclopedia > 561 BC

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

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Rebuilt by Nebuchadnezzar II (605-561 BC), earlier city was destroyed in 689 BC.
Under the policy of the period Athens became the artistic center of Greece: the new buildings of the Acropolis were created: sculptors, painters and potters were unequaled in status and ability; and drama was growing more popular.
350 BC (As review) the basic elements of a typical Greek city plan consisted of: the Acropolis, an enclosing city wall, an Agora, residential districts, leisure and cultural areas, harbor and port, and occasionally an industrial district.
561 BC - definition of 561 BC in Encyclopedia (159 words)
560 BC - Pisistratus siezes the Acropolis of Athens and declares himself tyrant.
May, 563 BC - Birth of Siddhartha Gautama, later known as Gautama Buddha in Lumbini, India.
560 BC - Birth of Nabu-rimanni in Babylonia, Chaldean astronomer and mathematician (+ 480 BC) (approximate date).
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