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Evagoras , c. 435–374/373 bce

Donald Ernest Wilson Wormell and Simon Hornblower.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History. 423 words.

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Fratarakā, Sub-Seleucid Dynasty in Persis

Josef Wiesehöfer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Middle Eastern History. 1906 words.

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Introduction

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney.

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; European History. 5458 words.

This chapter begins with an overview of Eurydice’s career. It addresses the source problems connected to her life and considers the likely origin of these contradictory accounts. It...

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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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Lists

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 15897 words.

This chapter starts with Jack Goody’s observations on the capacities of lists as a written technology, but focuses less on their theoretical possibilities and more on actual Roman usage....

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The Marriage of Eurydice and Her Husband’s Rule

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney.

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; European History. 7207 words.

This chapter, after consideration of the preceding dynastic disarray and violence, begins with discussion of the reign of Amyntas III, the husband of Eurydice, and proceeds to Amyntas’ two...

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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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Mosaics of Knowledge

Andrew Riggsby.

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 264 pages.

The book examines the invention, use, and diffusion of ancient Roman information technologies. In particular, it looks at technologies defined in conceptual terms—lists, tables, weights and...

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Parthian-Roman Wars

Jason M. Schlude.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 10411 words.

Founded and ruled by the Arsacid royal family, the Parthian empire (c. 250 bce–227 ce) was the native Iranian empire that filled the power vacuum in the Middle East in the midst of Seleucid...

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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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