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Adv.1.B.C. - before the Christian era; used following dates before the supposed year Christ was born; "in 200 BC"
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B.C.), minister and kinsman of a petty kinglet under the Chou dynasty, whose `Li Sao', literally translated `Falling into Trouble', is partly autobiography and partly imagination.
He is, by an almost universal consent, allowed to have been born about the year 620 B.C., and to have been by birth a slave.
Demetrius Phalereus, a philosopher at Athens about 300 B.C., is said to have made the first collection of these fables.
He is placed, by one critic, l4 as far back as the institution of the Achaian League, B.C. 250; by another as late as the Emperor Severus, who died A.D.
730 B.C. This building was famous for the two lofty columns of its portico, one of which was broken in half by the catastrophe, the other remaining intact.
From the time of Thales of Miletus, in the fifth century B.C., down to that of Copernicus in the fifteenth and Tycho Brahe in the sixteenth century A.D., observations have been from time to time carried on with more or less correctness, until in the present day the altitudes of the lunar mountains have been determined with exactitude.
In 55 B.C. the Romans landed in Britain, and for nearly four hundred years after that they kept coming and going.
Critics from Plutarch downwards have almost unanimously rejected the lines 654-662, on the ground that Hesiod's Amphidamas is the hero of the Lelantine Wars between Chalcis and Eretria, whose death may be placed circa 705 B.C. -- a date which is obviously too low for the genuine Hesiod.
If I believe that Caesar landed in Britain in B.C. 55, the time-determination lies, not in the feeling of belief, but in what is believed.
3000 B.C., as was pointed out to me by Professor Lepsius; but Mr.
British Columbians of all ages can look forward to the return of B.C. blueberries at over 100 White Spot and Triple O's participating locations this summer, as part of a new Buy BC partnership with the restaurants to promote this local ingredient.
The juniors are: Chelsea Crawley (Almondbury Lib), Jack Humpleby (Shepley B.C.), and Katie Hemingway (Kirkheaton Con).