Tyre, Lebanon has an old town located next to the Roman ruins at the tip of the peninsula. Tyre was originally an island until Alexander the Great built a causeway to seize the city during a fierce battle in the Siege of Tyre. It is home to one of the best preserved Roman Hippodromes in the world among many other ancient ruins.
The connection between the name of Cadmus and the historical origins of either the Linear B script or the later Phoenician alphabet, if any, remains elusive. However, in modern-day Lebanon, Cadmus is still revered and celebrated as the "carrier of the letter" to the world.
He forthwith sailed to Tyre (Lebanon), where the treasures of Perdiccas had been deposited. These, which amounted to as much as 800 talents , were surrendered to him by Archelaus , who had been appointed governor of the town, and by means of these he soon found himself at the head of 10,000 foot and 800 horse.
- Meleager, Craterus, Seleucus, Polyperchon, Antigenes, Coenus, Ptolemy (son of Seleucus)
- Antipater (Macedon and Greece), Philo (Illyria), Lysimachus (Thrace), Leonnatus (Hellespontine Phrygia), Antigonus (Phrygia), Asander (Caria), Nearchus (Lycia and Pamphylia), Menander (Lydia), Philotas⁽³⁾ (Cilicia), Eumenes (Cappadocia and Paphlagonia), Ptolemy (Egypt), Laomedon of Mytilene (Syria), Neoptolemus (Armenia), Peucestas (Babylonia), Arcesilas (Mesopotamia), Peithon (Media), Tlepolemus (Persia), Nicanor⁽²⁾ (Parthia), Antigenes (Susiana), Archon (Pelasgia), Philip (Hyrcania), Stasanor (Aria and Drangiana), Sibyrtius (Arachosia and Gedrosia), Amyntas (Bactria), Scythaeus (Sogdiana)
- Attalus, Parmenion, Antipater, Eumenes
- Aristonous (to 323 BC), Arybbas (to 332 BC), Balacrus (to 333 BC), Demetrius (to 331 BC), Lysimachus (to 323 BC), Ptolemy (son of Seleucus) (to 333 BC), Peithon (to 323 BC), Hephaestion (to 324 BC), Menes (to 330 BC), Leonnatus (to 323 BC), Perdiccas (to 323 BC), Ptolemy (to 323 BC), Peucestas (to 323 BC)
The Palestinian insurgency in South Lebanon was a conflict initiated by Palestinian militants based in South Lebanon upon Israel from 1968 and upon Christian Lebanese factions from the mid-1970s, which evolved into the wider Lebanese Civil War in 1975 and lasted until the expulsion of the Palestinian Liberation Organization from Lebanon in the 1982 Lebanon War.
Arqa (Arabic: عرقا ; Phoenician: Irqata; Hebrew: ערקת, 'Arqat in the Bible) is a Sunni village near Miniara in Akkar Governorate, Lebanon, 22 km northeast of Tripoli, near the coast. The former bishopric became a double Catholic titular see (Latin and Maronite). The Roman Emperor Alexander Severus was born there.
Adrianus of Tyre (Ancient Greek: Αδριανός, c. 113 – 193), also written as Hadrian and Hadrianos, was a sophist of ancient Athens who flourished under the emperors Marcus Aurelius and Commodus. Adrianus was the pupil of Herodes Atticus, and obtained the chair of philosophy at Athens during the lifetime of his master.
AbuKhalil is the author of Historical Dictionary of Lebanon (1998), Bin Laden, Islam & America's New "War on Terrorism" (2002), and The Battle for Saudi Arabia (2004). Contents 1 Biography
The Israeli–Lebanese conflict describes a series of related military clashes involving Israel, Lebanon, and Syria, as well as various non-state militias acting from within Lebanon. The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) recruited militants in Lebanon from among the families of Palestinian refugees who had been expelled or fled due to the creation of Israel in 1948. The PLO, from its ...
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Cleopatra VII was born in early 69 BC to the ruling Ptolemaic pharaoh Ptolemy XII and an unknown mother, presumably Ptolemy XII's wife Cleopatra VI Tryphaena (also known as Cleopatra V Tryphaena), the mother of Cleopatra's older sister, Berenice IV Epiphaneia.