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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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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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Iulius Philippus, Marcus

John Frederick Drinkwater.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 223 words.

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Mithradates

B. C. McGing.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 1004 words.

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Ptolemy(1), name of the Macedonian kings of Egypt

Dorothy J. Thompson, Albert Brian Bosworth, Theodore John Cadoux and Ernst Badian.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 2654 words.

The name of all the Macedonian kings of Egypt.(‘Saviour’) (c. 367–282 bce) son of Lagus and Arsinoë, served *Alexander (3) the Great of Macedon as an experienced general and childhood friend. At Susa...

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Quinctilius Varus, Publius

Ronald Syme and Ernst Badian.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 253 words.

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