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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Parthia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It was not until the 2nd century BCE that the Parthians profited from the continuing erosion of Seleucid power and gradually captured all of their territories east of Syria.
By 129 BCE the Parthians were in control of all the lands right to the Tigris River, and established their winter encampment at Ctesiphon on the banks of the Tigris downstream from modern Baghdad in the Iranian province of Khvarvaran today known as Iraq.
In 41 BCE, Parthia, led by Labienus, invaded Syria, Cilicia, and Caria and attacked Phrygia and Asia Minor.
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 Parthia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was not until the 2nd century BCE that the Parthians were able to profit from the continuing erosion of the Seleucid Empire, gradually capturing all its territories east of Syria.
By 129 BCE the Parthians were in control of all the lands right to the Tigris, and established their winter encampment on its banks at Ctesiphon, downstream from modern Baghdad.
In 53 BCE, the Roman general Crassus invaded Parthia, but was defeated at the Battle of Carrhae by a Parthian commander called Surena in the Greek and Latin sources, most likely a member of the Suren-Pahlav Clan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Parthia   (3011 words)

  
 Articles - Parthia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Parthian empire occupied all of Iran proper, as well as the modern countries of Iraq, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, eastern Turkey, eastern Syria, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Kuwait, the Persian Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates.
An Shih Kao, a Parthian nobleman and Buddhist missionary, went to the Chinese capital Luoyang in 148 CE where he established temples and became the first man to translate Buddhist scriptures into Chinese.
In 53 BCE, the Roman general Crassus invaded Parthia, but was defeated at the Battle of Carrhae by a Parthian commander called Surena in the Greek and Latin sources, most likely a member of the Sûrên clan.
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 *** The House of Ptolemy: Ptolemaic and Roman Egyptian Numismatics ***
A Roman denarius depicting on the obverse a personification of Alexandria minted in 61 BCE to commemorate the coronation of the Egyptian King Ptolemy V (Epiphanes), in 187 BCE as overseen by M. Aemilius Lepidus; both are depicted on the coin's reverse.
41 BCE, Fourree denarius (Cohen 8, BMC 103).
In 29 BCE Octavian returned to Rome for his official triumph (a triple one, primarily celebrating his successes at Actium and Alexandria but also in Illyricum), and in the following year the crocodile with the inscription AEGVPTO CAPTA celebrated the event on these denarii, probably struck at Rome.
www.houseofptolemy.org /housenum.htm   (5933 words)

  
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This book was written in Hebrew about 190 BCE, but today only incomplete sections of it have survived, having been discovered with thousands of other Hebrew texts in the attic of a synagogue in Cairo, Egypt toward the end of the nineteenth century.
The paper of Steele showed a summary of a computer study of Babylonian astronomical phenomena from 562 BCE to 41 BCE, all recorded with a time of day.
From 499 BCE to 400 BCE the Babylonian calendar followed a 19 year pattern which began Aviv/Nisan 1 on or before the vernal equinox.
www.yourarmstoisrael.com /Articles_new/articles/?page=Aviv_Barley   (7838 words)

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