What is 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
... The transition from the Classical to the Hellenistic period occurred during the 4th century BCE ... 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 Afghanistan, and the civilization ... 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 ...
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 1529) ... 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 ...
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 ... 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 ... and details, originated in Corinth during the early 7th century BCE and was introduced into Attica about a generation later it flourished until the ...
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 ... in modern "Ayios Sozomenos." During the 13th century BCE the people of Ed-di-al began manufacturing operations on the south side of the river in what is now ...
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 the body, is perched at the end of a ... At the beginning of 8th century BCE, tombs known as "hero's" receive hundreds, even thousands of small figurines, with rudimentary figuration ... With 4th and 3rd centuries BCE, a type known as Tanagra figurines shows a refined art ...