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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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Attalus I, 269–197 BCE

R. M. Errington.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History. 426 words.

Attalus I (269–197 bce), ruler of *Pergamum (241–197), the first Pergamene to use the royal title. Cousin and adopted son of *Eumenes (1) I, Attalus expanded and consolidated his kingdom through...

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Attalus II, 220–138 BCE

R. M. Errington.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

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

Attalus II (220–138 bce), king of *Pergamum (158–138), second son of *Attalus I, called ‘Philadelphus’ (‘Brother-loving’). Attalus served under his brother *Eumenes (2) II as loyal general against...

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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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A Brief Orientation

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 4154 words.

This book investigates information technologies in the classical Roman world—their invention, diffusion, and use, and the interactions among those processes. The focus is on conceptual...

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Britain in the Late Empire

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 9934 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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