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Encyclopedia > 73 BC

Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century


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Liu Bingyi (Xuandi), Liu Shi (Yuandi), Liu Ao (Chendi), Liu Xin (Aidi) Han Emperor Biographies (294 words)
In the year 74 BC, Emperor Zhao-di died, Huo Guang deposed the original heir to the Han throne, and Liu Bingyi was placed on the throne instead.
Yuan-di’s son, Cheng-di, became Emperor in 32 BC, at nineteen; he had little enthusiasm for governing and was most concerned with personal pleasure, including visiting houses of prostitution at night.
In 6 BC, Cheng-di was succeeded by Ai-di, who lived in the company of homosexual boys, one of whom he appointed commander-in-chief of his armies.
The Bible UFO Connection - UFOs In History - 45,000 BC - 9 BC (1145 words)
BC China: From the book " Memories of the Sovereigns and the Kings " published in the 3rd century AD, in China, in the third millennium B.C., before the birth of Huang Ti or of Chi You, "sons from the sky", would descend to Earth on a star which was the shape of a saucer.
BC Phoenicia, Tyre: During the siege of the trade capital of Phoenicia by the Greeks a fleet of flying shields is described as plunged from the sky and crashed upon the city walls.
BC Rome: Glowing lamps were seen in the sky at Praeneste, a shield was observed at Arpi and in the Amiterno district, the sky was all on fire, and men in white garments appear.
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