Acronyms & Abbreviations
What does BCE stand for?
Asked in Skin Cancer
What does the acronym BCE stand for when referring to skin cancer?
Asked in Inventions
What are the most important inventions in ancient society?
Distaff Deep Antiquity Warp-Weighted Loom 7000 BCE Woven Cloth 7000 BCE String Skirt 6000 BCE Earth-fired Pottery (fragment) 5000 BCE Eyeliner 4000 BCE Sumerian Bull Lyre 3200 BCE Cuneiform Cylinder Seal 3000 BCE Sumerian Harp 2500 BCE Coiled Ceramics 2500 BCE Potter's Wheel 2400 BCE Trepanation Kit 2000 BCE Folding Stool 2000 BCE Olive Oil Soap 2000 BCE Toys 1100 BCE Aztec Calendar Wheels 1000 BCE Candles 1000 BCE Tumbler Lock 1000 BCE
Asked in Plays, Literature Classics, Ancient Greece
Are all Greek plays tragic?
Most of the famous ones are. But There were also comedies, the best-known writer was Aristofanes: Aristophanes (c. 446-388 BCE), a leading source for Greek Old Comedy * The Acharnians (425 BCE) * The Knights (424 BCE) * The Clouds (423 BCE) * The Wasps (422 BCE) * Peace (421 BCE) * The Birds (414 BCE) * Lysistrata (411 BCE) * Thesmophoriazusae (c. 411 BCE) * The Frogs (405 BCE) * Assemblywomen (c. 392 BCE) * Plutus (388 BCE)
Asked in Ancient Wars, Iran, Ancient Greece
What was the location of the battle the Greeks defeated the Persians?
Asked in Name Origins, Definitions
What does the word Shang mean in Chinese?
Asked in Persian Wars
What were the key events of the Persian War?
499-493 BCE Persia suppresses Ionian Revolt in Asia Minor. 490 BCE Athens and Plataia repelled a punitive expedition from Persia, encouraging other Greek cities to stand up to Persia. 480-479 BCE Persia invades peninsular Greece and is repelled by cities under the leadership of Sparta. 478 The Delian league is formed, led by Athens and prosecutes a series of battles successfully, including Eurymedon 466 BCE and Cyprus 450 BCE, which persuades Persia to agree to peace in 449 BCE.
Asked in Ancient History, Babylon
How long did Hammurabi live and how long did he rule?
Asked in Alexander the Great, Iran
Where did the Greeks defeat the Persians?
The Greeks and Persians fought in many battles between 499 BCE and 449 BCE. However two great Greek victories stand out. The first, a sea battle in 480 BCE was fought at Salamis. The second was a land battle at Plataea the following year. These two battles defeated the Persian invasion of mainland Greece.