Neolithic humans lived in the caves pocking its slopes, and by around 1400 bce a fortified palace was built atop the Acropolis.
But by 167 bce, Jews had dispersed enough that often grandfathers, fathers, and sons no longer lived in the same cities.
Hanukkah is the celebration of a Jewish military victory in the second century bce.
You, and millions like you, may have recently discovered meditation, an age-old practice dating back to the 1st millenium bce.
Confucius expressed the philosophy on which this religion is based on sayings and dialogues during the 6th-5th century bce.
Se e ne bi Godes tempel, he bi deofles tempel, and byr swie swre byrene on his bce.
Abbreviation for before the Common Era.
An abbreviation sometimes used in place of b.c. It means “before the Common Era.”