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Chronology of the Diadochi

Diadochi ("successors"): name of the first generation of military and political leaders after the death of the Macedonian king and conqueror Alexander the Great in 323. To settle the question whether his empire should disintegrate or survive as a unity, and, if so, under whose rule, they fought several full-scale wars. The result, reached by 300, was a division into three large parts. In the next decades, it was decided on the battlefield whether these states could endure. An overview of articles on this website can be found here.

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Fectio Watchtower

Watchtower

The Fectio watchtower was built in 2004 to remind visitors that Vechten once was an important military settlement. It was made out of wood and has three levels. The upper level probably served as armory; from the balcony, fire and smoke signals could be given to nearby forts…

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ABC 18 (Dynastic Chronicle)

The Dynastic Chronicle (ABC 18) is one of the historiographical texts from ancient Babylonia. Although it is called a chronicle, it is, in fact, a list of Mesopotamian rulers.

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Judaea (governors)

ROMAN EMPERORS PREFECTS Augustus (27 BCE - 14 CE) Coponius (6-9)   M. Ambibulus (9-12)   Annius Rufus (12-15) Tiberius (14-37) Valerius Gratus (15-26)   Pontius Pilate (26-36)   Marcellus (36-37)

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