Phoenicia and Western Asia to the Macedonian Conquest

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The Historians' History of the World: Israel, India, Persia, Phoenicia, Minor nations of western Asia Volume 2 of The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise and Development of Nations as Recorded by Over Two Thousand of the.

Many a nation has walked God’s earth, has long enjoyed its good things, has come into being and passed away, without our knowing anything of its history, or even whether it had a history at all. For no nation has a history except one that makes history, that is to say, that influences the course of human development.

It is with races as with individuals; none is kept in mind by posterity. History of Art in Phoenicia and Its Dependencies By Walter Armstrong Chapman and Hall limited, vol.1, Read Overview History Phoenicia and Western Asia to the Macedonian Conquest book Syria: Including Lebanon and Palestine By Philip K.

Hitti Macmillan, Phoenicia was one of the first areas to be conquered by Alexander the Great during his military campaigns across western Asia.

Alexander's main target in the Persian Levant was Tyre, now the region's largest and most important city. It capitulated after a roughly seven month siege, during which many of its citizens fled to Carthage.

[The Macedonian conquest had diffused Greek civilization throughout western Asia till the word Greek among the Jews had become synonymous with Gentile. The term Canaanite was narrower and indicated an inhabitant of Canaan--that is, a non-Jewish inhabitant of Palestine.

The term Syrophoenician was narrower still. It meant a Syrian in Phoenicia. After the assassination of Perdiccas in BCE, Macedonian unity collapsed, and 40 years of war between “The Successors” (Diadochi) ensued before the Hellenistic world settled into four stable power blocks: the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, the Seleucid Empire in the east, the Kingdom of Pergamon in Asia Minor, and Macedon.

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The wars of Alexander the Great were fought by King Alexander III of Macedon ("The Great"), first against the Achaemenid Persian Empire under Darius III, and then against local chieftains and warlords as far east as Punjab, India (in modern history).

By the time of his death, he had conquered most of the world known to the ancient Greeks. However, he failed to conquer all of South Asia. After Alexander's death, his empire was divided among his Macedonian generals.

The eastern part—Phoenicia, Asia Minor, northern Syria, and Mesopotamia fell to Seleucus I, founder of the Seleucid dynasty. The southern part of Syria and Egypt fell to Ptolemy, and the European part, including Macedonia, to Antigonus I.

This settlement, however.

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Macedonia (/ ˌ m æ s ɪ ˈ d oʊ n i ə / (); Ancient Greek: Μακεδονία, Makedonía), also called Macedon (/ ˈ m æ s ɪ d ɒ n /), was an ancient kingdom on the periphery of Archaic and Classical Greece, and later the dominant state of Hellenistic Greece.

The kingdom was founded and initially ruled by the royal Argead dynasty, which was followed by the Antipatrid and Antigonid. At the western arm of the river Nile, he founded the city of Alexandria. In springtime he came back towards Tyre, equipped a new Macedonian satrap intended for Syria, in addition to able to progress in Mesopotamia.

Their conquest of Egypt acquired completed his. Phoenicia was an ancient Semitic-speaking thalassocratic civilization that originated in the Levant region of the eastern Mediterranean, primarily modern Lebanon. At its height between and BC, Phoenician civilization spread across the Mediterranean, from Cyprus to the Iberian Peninsula.

The Phoenicians came to prominence following the collapse of most major cultures during the Late. Conquest and Empire by A. Bosworth This book is an exploration of the process and consequences of the campaigns of Alexander the Great of Macedon (who reigned from to BC), focusing on the effect of his monarchy upon the world of his day.

A detailed running narrative of the actual campaigns from the Danube to the Indus is complemented. book 1. The campaigns in Europe and Western Asia ; book 2. The campaigns in Western Asia and Phoenicia ; book 3.

The Egyptian sojourn and the campaign against Darius ; book 4. The campaign in Bactria and Sogdiana ; book 5. The Indian campaign ; book 6. The Indian campaign and the return from the East ; book 7. The return to Babylon. Chapter 3 The Mediterranean and the Middle East B.C.E.

1 Cosmopolitan Middle East B.C.E. (Western Asia) Southern Portion: Kassites ruled Babylonia. They did not pursue territorial conquest.

The Historians' History of the World, subtitled A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise and Development of Nations as Recorded by over two thousand of the Great Writers of all Ages, is a volume encyclopedia of world history originally published in English near the beginning of the 20th was compiled by Henry Smith Williams, a medical doctor and author of many books on medicine.

In the fourth century B.C., Alexander the Great conquered Egypt, Babylonia, Phoenicia, and Syria. A Macedonian, who ruled over Greece added new racial and cultural relationships to these lands. Following the Greek conquests came the Roman invasions and an Empire that flourished half way around the world.

The Romans left temples behind in the Arab. The chief cities of Phoenicia were Tyre, Sidon, Aradus, Byhlus, Berytus, Tripolis, and Accho or Ptolemais. Its central position between the eastern and western countries, early developed its commercial power, and its intercourse with foreign nations at an early period produced an advanced state of civilization and refinement.

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: xlix, p.: ill., c. geogr. ; 25 cm: Contents: Chronological outline of events in the Anabasis Alexandrou --book campaigns in Europe and Western Asia (I) --book campaigns in Western Asia (II) and Phoenicia --book Egyptian sojourn and the campaign against Darius --book 4.

Today, Phoenician monuments and inscriptions continue to turn up in archaeological sites in the Near East, Greece, Turkey, Macedonia, the Adriatic, North Africa, Spain and the islands thereof.

Across the centuries, foreign invaders of the Phoenician homeland had a negative impact on the Phoenician language and a time came when Western Aramaic. Sea traders from Phoenicia and Carthage (a Phoenician colony traditionally founded in B.C.) even ventured beyond the Strait of Gibraltar as far as Britain in search of tin.

However, much of our knowledge about the Phoenicians during the Iron Age (ca. – B.C.) and later is dependent on the Hebrew Bible, Assyrian records, and Greek.

Search for the book on E-ZBorrow. Phoenicia: history of a civilization / by: Rawlinson, George, Published: () Phoenicia and western Asia to the Macedonian conquest. by: Weill, Raymond, Arab Conquest of Syria 2.

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Chapter II gives a history of how Western Asia came under Greek influence. The Athenians had first defeated the Persians in and BCE, and then liberated the Greek cities of western Turkey. But they later succumbed to the relatively backward Kingdom of Macedonia.

And it was this bastard civilisation that accomplished the conquest of Western Asia. The campaigns in Europe and Western Asia -- book 2. The campaigns in Western Asia and Phoenicia -- book 3. The Egyptian sojourn and the campaign against Darius -- book 4.

The campaign in Bactria and Sogdiana -- book 5. The Indian campaign -- book 6. The Indian campaign and the return from the East -- book 7.

Phoenicia remained faithful to her Persian rulers about years, but when the general revolt of the western satraps occurred in BC, Phoenicia seems to have favored them, but no open rebellion broke out untilwhen Sidon, under her king Tabnit II (Tennes), boldly declared her independence and induced most of the Phoenician cities to do.

In B.C., it was absorbed by the Seleucid dynasty of Syria, after the downfall of which (65 A.D.), it became a Roman province and remained such till the Mohammedan conquest of Syria in the seventh century. Phœnicia now forms one of the most important Turkish vilayets of Syria with Beyrout as its.

Phœnicia is a narrow strip of land, about one hundred and fifty miles long and thirty miles wide, shut in between the Mediterranean on the west and the high range of Lebanon on the east, and consisting mostly of a succession of narrow valleys, ravines, and hills, the latter descending gradually towards the sea.

On the north it is bounded by the River Orontes and Mount Casius, and by Mount. north-western corner of Asia Minor, and to take the offensive against the Macedonian force which had crossed the straits before Philip's death.

The Persian garrisons in this quarter were strongly reinforced with troops of a good quality, drawn from the remoter provinces of the empire, as from Persia Proper, Media, Hyrcania, and Bactria. Notice. Ancient Coins of Phoenicia. Phoenicia, from the Greek Phoiníkē meaning either "land of palm trees" or "purple country," was located on the Mediterranean coastline of what is now Lebanon, Israel, Gaza, Syria, and southwest Turkey, though some colonies later reached the Western Mediterranean and even the Atlantic Ocean, the most famous being Carthage.The Social History of Achaemenid Phoenicia Being a Phoenician, Negotiating Empires June 27th, The Social History of Achaemenid Phoenicia Being a Phoenician, Negotiating Empires by cipe by cipe.