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Securing the Eastern Mediterranean, 400–395

Stephen Ruzicka

in Trouble in the West: Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199766628
eISBN:
9780199932719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766628.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

With the whole of Egypt and all Egyptian resources, including ships, in native hands, Artaxerxes had to plan a much different and larger campaign than that prepared in 403–401. Though Greek sources ... More


Preparing the Second Campaign: Engaging Greeks, 380–373

Stephen Ruzicka

in Trouble in the West: Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199766628
eISBN:
9780199932719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766628.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

Since the Persian expeditionary army's withdrawal from Egypt in 388/7, Egyptian kings—Acoris and then Nectanebo—had been attending to Egyptian defenses, constructing fortified camps on the eastern ... More


Other Peoples and Kingdoms

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This chapter deals with other Iron Age peoples and kingdoms who had varying degrees of interaction, sometimes peaceful, sometimes hostile, with the Neo-Hittite kingdoms. Of prime importance in this ... More


The Pirates of Phoenicia

Joe Carlen

in A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231173049
eISBN:
9780231542814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173049.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Roughly two thousand years later, a tribe of “middlemen and merchants” transformed a small strip of land in modern-day Lebanon into the hub of intercontinental trade. Considered one of the ancient ... More


The Phoenician Cities: A Case-Study of Hellenisation*

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.8
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter presents a case study on the question of Hellenisation of the Phoenician Cities, where fusion of indigenous and Greek cultures seems to have taken place. It describes the two dimensions ... More


Gods of Many Nations and Their Naming in Greek: Non-Greek Naming Traditions

Robert Parker

in Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293946
eISBN:
9780520967250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293946.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Among the regions to which the Greek language spread, only in Egypt and parts of Syria is there extensive evidence for pre-Greek divine naming as practised when Greek arrived; but a broad ... More


Why Remember Jezebel?

Carey Walsh

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The narrative portrait of Queen Jezebel and her gruesome death in Second Kings is a masterpiece of narrative contempt. She is hated so fiercely by the Deuteronomistic Historian that she becomes ... More


Porphyry of Tyre: Life and Historical Context

Michael Bland Simmons

in Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Porphyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190202392
eISBN:
9780190202415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202392.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter analyzes all the important data related to Porphyry’s life and career as a Neoplatonic philosopher, beginning with his place of birth, Tyre, Phoenicia, and continuing with his early ... More


Mobility and the Syro-Anatolian Culture Complex During the Early First Millennium

James F. Osborne

in The Syro-Anatolian City-States: An Iron Age Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199315833
eISBN:
9780197545799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199315833.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores how mobility and politics were intertwined in the Syro-Anatolian Culture Complex (SACC). Noting that politics and movement are always related, an insight drawn from the “new ... More


The Phoenicians

Brian R. Doak

in Ancient Israel's Neighbors

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190690595
eISBN:
9780190690632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690595.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Often reviled in the Bible as overly wealthy traders and false worshipers, the Phoenicians appear in the biblical accounts under the label of their principal cities, Tyre and Sidon. Native ... More


Who planned this judgement against Tyre? (Isaiah 23:8–9, 11)

Jongkyung Lee

in A Redactional Study of the Book of Isaiah 13-23

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816768
eISBN:
9780191858369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816768.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A detailed study of the oracle concerning Tyre shows that vv 5, 8-9, 11 disturb the general flow of the main poem (23:1-14). The original poem was about the fall of Sidon and it consisted of vv 1b-4, ... More


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