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61 -- Number of people in file 78 -- Number of events in file ==== PEOPLE ** 0 Polybius -200 1 -118 1 5 5 0 0 ** 1 Terence -185 0 -159 0 5 12 0 0 ** 2 Marius -157 0 -86 0 Caius Marius Consul 7 times, reformer 5 14 0 0 ** 3 Gracchus -153 0 -121 0 Gaius Sempronius Gracchus 5 13 0 0 ** 4 Sulla -138 0 -78 0 Lucius Cornelius Sulla (Felix) Consul & Dictator 5 14 0 0 ** 5 Crassus -115 0 -53 0 Marcus Licinius Crassus 5 14 0 0 ** 6 Cicero -106 0 -43 0 Marcus Tullius Cicero 5 13 0 0 ** 7 Pompey -106 0 -48 0 Gnaeus Pompeius (Magnus) 5 14 0 0 ** 8 Gaius Julius Caesar -100 0 -44 0 5 14 jccoin.bmp 0 0 ** 9 Catullus -87 0 -54 0 5 12 0 0 ** 10 Sallust -86 1 -35 0 5 5 0 0 ** 11 Marcus Brutus -85 0 -42 0 5 13 0 0 ** 12 Herod the Great -73 0 -4 0 reigned 37 - 4 BCE 1 13 0 0 ** 13 Virgil -70 0 -19 0 5 12 0 0 ** 14 Horace -65 0 -8 0 5 12 0 0 ** 15 Marcus Agrippa -64 0 -12 0 5 14 0 0 ** 16 Mark Antony -63 0 -31 0 Caesar's friend, member of 2nd Triumvirate Defeated by Octavius 5 14 markant.bmp 0 0 ** 17 Augustus -63 0 14 0 Gaius Octavius, becomes emperor, -30. 5 13 augustus.bmp 0 0 ** 18 Strabo -63 0 21 0 Geographer 4 3 0 0 ** 19 Livy -59 0 17 0 5 5 0 0 ** 20 Ovid -43 0 18 0 5 12 0 0 ** 21 Tiberius Caesar -42 0 37 0 5 14 tiberi.bmp 0 0 ** 22 Arminius -18 1 19 1 German leader, destroyed Varus and 3 legions in Teutonberg forest 7 14 german1.bmp 0 0 ** 23 Germanicus -15 0 19 0 5 14 0 0 ** 24 L. Aelius Seianus -13 1 31 0 5 14 0 0 ** 25 John the Baptist -13 1 28 0 1 19 0 0 ** 26 Jesus -12 1 35 1 Birth date unknown: cf, Herod's Death, Completion of the Temple, Quinirius' census 1 19 0 0 ** 27 Claudius -10 0 54 0 5 13 claudius.bmp 0 0 ** 28 Seneca -3 0 65 0 Lucius Annaeus Seneca 5 12 0 0 ** 29 Galba -3 0 69 0 5 13 0 0 ** 30 St. Paul 5 0 62 1 Saul of Tarsus 1 19 0 0 ** 31 Cymbeline 5 2 40 2 King of Britain 8 13 0 0 ** 32 Vespasian 9 0 79 0 5 14 0 0 ** 33 Caligula 12 0 41 0 5 13 caligula.bmp 0 0 ** 34 Vitellius 15 0 69 0 5 13 0 0 ** 35 Boudicaa 20 1 61 0 Queen, led British revolt against the Romans 8 15 0 0 ** 36 Pliny the Elder 23 0 79 0 'Natural History' 5 3 0 0 ** 37 Pontius Pilate 26 2 36 2 Procurator Establishes period in which Jesus' crucifixion took place 5 13 0 0 ** 38 Pope Clement I 30 2 100 2 Pope, 88-100 5 19 0 0 ** 39 Otho 32 0 69 0 Marcus Salvius Otho 5 14 otho.bmp 0 0 ** 40 Nerva 35 1 98 0 Marcus Cocceius Nerva 5 13 nerva.bmp 0 0 ** 41 Nero 37 0 68 0 Claudius Nero Caesar 5 13 0 0 ** 42 Titus 39 0 81 0 5 14 0 0 ** 43 Martial 43 0 120 0 5 12 0 0 ** 44 Plutarch 47 1 120 1 4 5 0 0 ** 45 Domitian 51 0 96 0 Titus Flavius Domitianus 5 13 Domitian.bmp 0 0 ** 46 Trajan 53 0 117 0 Marcus Ulpius Traianus 5 13 trajan.bmp 0 0 ** 47 Tacitus 56 0 120 0 5 5 0 0 ** 48 Juvenal 60 0 140 0 5 12 0 0 ** 49 Suetonius 69 0 140 0 5 5 0 0 ** 50 Hadrian 76 0 138 0 Publius Aelius Hadrianus 5 13 0 0 ** 51 Ptolemy 85 0 165 0 theory of earth-central universe 4 3 0 0 ** 52 Antonius Pius 86 0 161 0 5 13 0 0 ** 53 St. Justin Martyr 100 0 165 0 5 19 0 0 ** 54 Marcus Aurelius 121 0 180 0 5 1 0 0 ** 55 Iraeneus 125 0 202 0 'Against Heresies' argues vs gnostics 5 19 0 0 ** 56 Galen 130 0 199 0 physician 4 6 0 0 ** 57 Septimus Severus 146 0 211 0 5 13 0 0 ** 58 Commodus 180 2 192 2 5 13 0 0 ** 59 Caracalla 188 0 217 0 5 13 0 0 ** 60 Pope Victor I 189 2 199 2 5 19 0 0 +++ EVENTS ++0 3 MACCABEES -221 1 -203 1 12 1 3 0 0 ++1 Great Wall of China -214 1 -200 1 Construction begins 11 18 18 grwall.bmp 0 0 ++2 Han Dynasty -202 0 200 0 ---> 220 15 18 18 0 0 ++3 ESTHER -200 1 -180 1 Book of Esther written 12 1 1 0 0 ++4 2nd Macedonian War -200 0 -197 0 2nd Macedonian War between Rome & Philip 14 5 4 b220eu.bmp 0 0 ++5 Silk -200 1 -200 1 Silkworms arrive in China from Korea 8 18 18 0 0 ++6 Venus de Milo -200 0 -190 0 11 4 4 0 0 ++7 Winged Victory -200 0 -190 0 Samothrace 11 4 4 0 0 ++8 Seleucid Roman War -192 0 -188 0 Antiochus III invades Greece defeated by Romans at Magnesia (-190) 14 3 5 b220eu.bmp 0 0 ++9 Maurya falls -185 0 -185 0 Maurya empire falls in India 14 15 15 0 0 ++10 2 MACCABEES -181 0 -161 0 12 1 3 0 0 ++11 SIRACH -180 0 -180 0 12 1 1 0 0 ++12 1 MACCABEES -175 0 -134 0 12 1 3 0 0 ++13 3rd Macedonian War -171 0 -167 0 14 5 4 0 0 ++14 Seleucid EgyptianWar -171 0 -168 0 Antiochus IV conquers Egypt, Romans order him to withdraw, restoring Egyptian independence 14 3 2 0 0 ++15 Paved streets -170 0 -170 0 First paved streets in Rome trajan.bmp: Trajan's Market, Rome 6 5 5 trajan2.bmp 0 0 ++16 Maccabees -168 0 -142 0 Kingdom of Judea regains independence 14 1 3 0 0 ++17 DANIEL -167 1 -164 1 Book of Daniel composed Orig stories from -280- -180; prophecies -167- -164 16 1 1 0 0 ++18 Hannukah -164 0 -164 0 Rededication of the Temple 6 1 3 0 0 ++19 Maya -164 1 -164 0 Oldest Mayan monument 6 20 20 uxmal.bmp 0 0 ++20 Ecclesiastes -150 1 -150 1 Ecclesiastes written. Old Testament complete 12 1 1 0 0 ++21 Third Punic War -149 0 -148 0 Carthage destroyed 14 5 2 0 0 ++22 1st SicilianSlaveWar -136 0 -132 0 14 5 5 0 0 ++23 Gracchi -133 0 -133 0 Rise of the Gracchi 13 5 5 0 0 ++24 Pergamum bequeathed -133 0 -133 0 Attalus III dies & bequeaths his kingdom to Rome 13 5 3 0 0 ++25 MACCABEES -130 1 -110 2 12 1 1 0 0 ++26 Seleucid ParthianWar -130 0 -127 0 Antiochus VIII initially successful, but killed at Ecbatana. Parthian conquer E of Euphrates 14 3 3 0 0 ++27 Eudoxus -120 1 -120 1 2 journies of exploration to India 7 15 3 0 0 ++28 Aquae Sextiae -101 0 -101 0 Marius defeats Teutones, then defeats Cimbri at Vercellae 14 5 7 0 0 ++29 China reaches India -100 0 -100 0 First Chinese ships reach India 7 15 18 0 0 ++30 Mithridatic Wars -88 0 -64 0 Rome conquers Asia Minor 14 5 3 b086eu.bmp 0 0 ++31 Spartacus -73 0 -71 0 Revolt of gladiators & slaves 14 5 5 b074eu.bmp 0 0 ++32 Pompey vs Mithradate -66 0 -66 0 Pompey Given Command Against Mithradates 14 5 3 b074eu.bmp 0 0 ++33 Pompey takes Judea -63 0 -63 0 Judea is subject to Rome after conquest by Pompey 14 5 1 0 0 ++34 First Triumvirate -60 0 -60 0 14 5 5 b052eu.bmp 0 0 ++35 Conquest of Gaul -58 0 -49 0 14 5 6 b052eu.bmp 0 0 ++36 Carrhae -53 0 -53 0 Parthians defeat Crassus 14 3 5 b052eu.bmp 0 0 ++37 Roman Civil War -49 0 -46 0 Battle of Pharsalus -48 14 5 5 b052eu.bmp 0 0 ++38 Library burns -47 0 -47 0 Library of Ptolemy in Alexandria destroyed by fire Much ancient literature lost forever 12 2 3 0 0 ++39 Ides of March -44 0 -44 0 Assassination of Caesar 13 5 5 0 0 ++40 Death of Brutus -42 0 -42 0 Elimination of Brutus and Cassius 14 5 5 b040eu.bmp 0 0 ++41 Herod vs Antigonus -39 0 -37 0 Herod, with Roman help, conquers Palestine Antigonus beheaded 14 1 5 0 0 ++42 Laocoon -38 0 -38 0 11 4 5 0 0 ++43 Actium -31 0 -31 0 Octavian (Augustus) triumphs in sea battle over Antony & Cleopatra 14 5 2 actium.bmp 0 0 ++44 Pantheon -30 0 124 0 Pantheon built in Rome 11 5 5 0 0 ++45 Temple rebuilt -12 0 -12 0 Completion of Herod's Temple 11 1 3 0 0 ++46 GOSPELS -6 0 30 0 Matthew, Mark, Luke (-6 to 30) John (27-30) -- time when events of Gospels take place 12 1 3 0 0 ++47 Census 6 0 6 0 local Judean census ordered by Quirinius, Governor of Syria 13 1 5 a008eu.bmp 0 0 ++48 Teutoberg Forest 9 0 9 0 Germans ambush & destroy 3 Roman legions of Varus 14 5 7 a008eu.bmp 0 0 ++49 Han dynasty 22 2 220 2 Eastern Han dynasty 15 18 18 0 0 ++50 John imprisoned 28 0 28 0 John the Baptist imprisoned 17 1 1 0 0 ++51 ACTS OF THE APOSTLES 30 0 62 0 12 1 3 0 0 ++52 Fall of Seianus 31 0 31 0 13 5 5 0 0 ++53 EPISTLES 51 0 100 0 Corinth,Jude,Thessal,Galatians,Ephesians,Hebrew, Colloss, Philemon, ,James, Romans,Peter,Timothy,Titus 12 5 3 0 0 ++54 Paul's 4th Journey 59 0 62 0 Paul imprisoned, sent to Rome by Festus, shipwrecked near Malta. 14 18 18 0 0 ++55 Great Fire in Rome 64 0 64 0 13 5 5 0 0 ++56 Jewish Revolt 66 0 73 0 Revolt in Judea, leads to destruction of Jerusalem and diasp 14 1 5 0 0 ++57 St. Peter executed 67 0 67 0 17 5 5 0 0 ++58 Colosseum 70 0 82 0 Construction of the Colosseum in Rome 11 5 5 coloss.bmp 0 0 ++59 Pompeii 79 0 79 0 Eruption of Vesuvius 6 5 5 0 0 ++60 Arch of Titus 81 0 81 0 11 5 5 0 0 ++61 Matthew 85 1 85 1 Gospel of Matthew is written 12 1 3 0 0 ++62 Luke, Acts 85 1 90 1 Gospel of Luke, Acts are written 12 1 3 0 0 ++63 REVELATION 95 0 95 0 12 3 5 0 0 ++64 Sugar cane 100 1 100 1 Cultivated in Far East 6 18 18 0 0 ++65 JOHN 100 1 125 1 Gospel of John is written 12 3 1 0 0 ++66 Paper 105 0 105 0 Paper is invented in China Made from mulberry bark & hemp 8 18 18 0 0 ++67 Trajan's Column 106 0 133 0 Celebrates Emperor's victory against Dacians 11 5 4 a116eu.bmp 0 0 ++68 MARK 125 1 140 1 Gospel of Mark is written 12 3 1 0 0 ++69 2nd Jewish Revolt 132 0 135 0 Bar Kokba leads final revolt against Roman rule.Jerusalem destroyed, and Jews dispersed 14 1 5 0 0 ++70 Seismograph 132 1 132 1 Seismograph invented in China 8 18 18 seismo.bmp 0 0 ++71 Gospels collected 150 1 150 1 Canonical gospels collected 17 3 3 0 0 ++72 Equestrian Statue 161 0 180 0 Bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius 11 5 4 0 0 ++73 Marcomanni & Quadi 167 0 175 0 Marcus Aurelius vs invading German tribes 14 5 7 0 0 ++74 New Testament 200 1 200 1 New Testament fixed 17 3 5 0 0 ++75 Mishnah 200 1 200 1 Compilation of earliest rabbinic writings 17 3 5 0 0 ++76 Late PreClassic Maya -221 1 100 1 from 300 BCE. Rise of the Mayan kingdoms 6 20 20 uxmal.bmp 0 0 ++77 ? -221 1 -221 1 6 20 20 uxmal.bmp 0 0 === FACTIONS -1 Israel 2 -2 Egypt/North Africa 2 -3 Near East/Asia Minor 3 -4 Greece and Macedonia 4 -5 Rome and Italy 5 -6 France 6 -7 Germany 7 -8 England/British Isle 9 -9 10 -10 11 -11 Other 12 -12 Russia 13 -13 14 -14 15 -15 Scandinavia 15 -16 Spain/Portugal 15 -17 Arabia 15 -18 China/Japan 15 -19 Africa 15 -20 New World 15 === OCCUPATIONS -1 Philosopher/Humanist 1 -2 Mathematician 2 -3 Physical Scientist 3 -4 3 -5 Historian 3 -6 Scientist 6 -7 Explorer 5 -8 Engineer/Inventor 5 -9 5 -10 Composer 4 -11 Artist 7 -12 Author 7 -13 Ruler/Politician 9 -14 General/Conqueror 9 -15 Nobility/Aristocracy 9 -16 6 -17 10 -18 10 -19 Religious leader 10 -20 7 === GROUPS -1 Philosophy/Humanism 1 -2 Mathematics 2 -3 Physical Science 3 -4 3 -5 History 3 -6 Civilization / Culture 6 -7 Exploration 5 -8 Technology/Invention 5 -9 5 -10 Musical Composition 4 -11 Art and Architecture 7 -12 Literature 7 -13 Legislation/Politics 9 -14 War/Conquest 4 -15 Nobility/Aristocracy 9 -16 6 -17 Religion 10 -18 10 -19 10 -20 Other 15 === NATIONS -1 Israel 1 -2 Egypt/North Africa 2 -3 Near East/Asia Minor 3 -4 Greece and Macedonia 4 -5 Rome and Italy 5 -6 Gaul 6 -7 Germany 7 -8 England/British Isle 9 -9 10 -10 11 -11 Other 12 -12 Russia 13 -13 14 -14 15 -15 India 6 -16 Spain 15 -17 Arabian 15 -18 China/Japan 15 -19 African 15 -20 New World 15

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