BCE

  • (adv): Of the period before the Common Era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians.
    Example: "In 200 BCE"

Some articles on bce:

Ancient Greek Art - Monumental Sculpture - Hellenistic
... from the Classical to the Hellenistic period occurred during the 4th century BCE ... Following the conquests of Alexander the Great (336 to 323 BCE), Greek culture spread as far as India, as revealed by the excavations of Ai-Khanoum in eastern ... By the 2nd century BCE, the rising power of Rome had also absorbed much of the Greek tradition—and an increasing proportion of its products as well ...
Ancient Greek Art - Figurines - Terracotta Figurines
... During the 8th century BCE, in Boeotia, one finds manufactured "Bell Idols", female statuettes with mobile legs the head, small compared to the remainder of ... At the beginning of 8th century BCE, tombs known as "hero's" receive hundreds, even thousands of small figurines, with rudimentary figuration, generally representing characters ... With 4th and 3rd centuries BCE, a type known as Tanagra figurines shows a refined art ...
Ancient Greek Art - Pottery
... In fact, by the 5th century BCE, pottery had become an industry and pottery painting ceased to be an important art form ... Ancient Greek pottery is divided stylistically into 5 periods the Protogeometric from about 1050 BCE the Geometric from about 900 BCE the Late Geometric or Archaic from about 750 BCE the Black Figure from the ... for outlines and details, originated in Corinth during the early 7th century BCE and was introduced into Attica about a generation later it flourished until ...
Kedesh
... In the 8th century BCE during the reign of Pekah king of Israel, Tiglath-Pileser III king of Assyria took Kedesh and deported its inhabitants to Assyria (2 Kings ... Later, in the 5th century BCE Kedesh may have become the capital for the Persian controlled, Tyrian administrated province of the Upper Galilee ... In 259 BCE Kedesh was mentioned by Zenon, a traveling merchant from Egypt ...
Idalium
... The city was founded on the copper trade in the 3rd millennium BCE ... Its name in the 8th century BCE was "Ed-di-al" as it appears on the Prism of Essarhaddon and the Stele of Sargon ... the Yialias River in modern "Ayios Sozomenos." During the 13th century BCE the people of Ed-di-al began manufacturing operations on the south side of the ...