100s BCE
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The second century BCE in the Classic World of Darkness.

Events Edit

  • 186 BCE: The Roman Senate outlaws all lodges and playhouses of Bacchus (Dionysus).[7]
  • 175 BCE: Aristarchus begins his tenure as the fifth Librarian at the Library of Alexandria. He is one of the first known people to suggest a heliocentric model of the solar system.[8]
  • 166 BCE: Judah Maccabeus begins to lead guerilla attacks against the Greeks that occupy Israel.[9]
  • 165 BCE: The Maccabees defeat the Greeks and retake Jerusalem.[9]
  • 150 BCE: Roman Cult of Mercury at its height. Magi cast spells in large groups using many expensive rites. Generally operates covertly.[2]
  • 115 BCE - 300 AD: The first Himyarine period.[12]
  • 104 BCE: The mummy known as "Jacob" is born at approximately this time (100 years before Christ).[14]
  • Archimedes builds large-scale machines, such as the hydraulic screw and war engines.[17]
  • The Sacred Congregation is founded, marking the end of the Celestial Chorus' First Age and the beginning of the Second Age.[18][19]
  • Rome's representative government suffers a slow decline, as senators power is directly proportional to how close his legions are stationed to Rome.[20]

Late 2nd Century BCE Edit

  • A Nephandus known as Domitius Tanicius Linus lives among the Roman occupational army as an advisor. After challenging a cabal to retake a stolen Node, they shatter his Avatar and curse him to live as long as the Node holds strength. From this point on, Bosnia knows no peace.[21]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 MTSC: Mage: The Sorcerers Crusade Rulebook, p. 52
  2. 2.0 2.1 MTAs: Order of Hermes Tradition Book, p. 11
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 MTAs: Mage Storytellers Companion, p. 8
  4. MTAs: Tradition Book: Order of Hermes, p. 20
  5. MTAs: Dragons of the East, p. 43
  6. KOTE: Sunset Empires, p. 48
  7. MTAs: Tradition Book: Cult of Ecstasy, p. 19
  8. 8.0 8.1 MTAs: The Infinite Tapestry, p. 53
  9. 9.0 9.1 VTDA: Jerusalem by Night, p. 26
  10. MTAs: Mage Storytellers Companion, p. 9
  11. 11.0 11.1 MTAs: The Infinite Tapestry, p. 54
  12. 12.0 12.1 MTAs: Lost Paths: Ahl-i-Batin & Taftâni, p. 61
  13. MTAs: Dragons of the East, p. 14
  14. MTAs: Halls of the Arcanum, p. 37
  15. WTA: Rage Across Egypt, p. 32
  16. WTA: Rage Across Egypt, p. 79
  17. MTAs: Technocracy: Iteration X, p. 21
  18. MTAs: Celestial Chorus Tradition Book, p. 7
  19. MTAs: Tradition Book: Celestial Chorus, p. 11
  20. MTAs: Dead Magic, p. 92
  21. MTAs: Guide to the Traditions, p. 264 -265
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