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Aretas

J. F. Healey.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 371 words.

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The beginnings of British history

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 5547 words.

The origins of Britain stretch back to before the Roman period. By the time of the Roman conquest, the culture of Britain had around fifteen hundred to two thousand years of development...

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The Beginnings of British History

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 4137 words.

The origins of Britain stretch back to before the Roman period. By the time of the Roman conquest, the culture of Britain had around fifteen hundred to two thousand years of development...

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Britain in the Late Empire

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 9972 words.

It has long been recognized that the first half of the fourth century was a ‘golden age’ for Roman Britain. This was based on sound foundations from the century before, and continued trends...

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Britain under the Late Empire

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 7392 words.

It has long been recognized that the first half of the fourth century was a ‘golden age’ for Roman Britain. This was based on sound foundations from the century before, and continued trends...

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Carthage, history

William Nassau Weech, Brian Herbert Warmington and R. J. A. Wilson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 1607 words.

Carthage (Qrtḥdšt ( = ‘New Town’); Καρχήδων; Carthago), a *Phoenician colony and later a major Roman city on the coast of NE Tunisia.According to tradition (Timaeus, FGrH 566 fr. 60) Carthage was...

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Chaeremon (2) , of Alexandria (1), Greek author, 1st cent. ce

Christopher Pelling.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 94 words.

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Cleopatra VII, 69–30 BCE

Dorothy J. Thompson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 570 words.

Cleopatra VII (69–30 bce), the final and best known of the Ptolemies, was daughter of *Ptolemy (1) XII (Auletes). On the latter's death in 51 she became queen, alone at first and subsequently with...

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The end of Roman rule

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 4084 words.

In 409 the mutiny of the Roman army in Britain under its British-born commander coincided with renewed assaults on Britain by enemies, including the Saxons. At this point Britain rebelled,...

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The End of Roman Rule

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 1272 words.

In 409 the mutiny of the Roman army in Britain under its British-born commander coincided with renewed assaults on Britain by enemies, including the Saxons. At this point Britain rebelled,...

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