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  Caria - LoveToKnow 1911
CARIA, an ancient district of Asia Minor, bounded on the N. by Ionia and Lydia, on the W. and S. by the Aegean Sea, and on the E. by Lycia and a small part of Phrygia.
The country known as Caria was shared between the Carians proper and the Caunians, who were a wilder people, inhabiting the district between Caria and Lycia.
But his capital, Halicarnassus, was taken after a siege, and the principality of Caria conferred by Alexander on Ada, a princess of the native dynasty.
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 Caria - Encyclopedia.com
Caria, ancient region of SW Asia Minor, S of the Maeander River, which separated it from Lydia.
Caria was a center of the Ionian revolt (c.499 BC) that was a prelude to the Persian Wars.
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Caria (Greek: Καρία) was a region of Anatolia situated south of Ionia and west of Phrygia and Lycia.
Independent Caria arose as a Neo-Hittite kingdom around the 11th century BC, and was incorporated into the Persian Achaemenid empire as a satrapy in 545 BC.
Caria was conquered by Alexander in 334 BC.
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  The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Caria (Greek: Καρία) was a region of Anatolia situated south of Ionia and west of Phrygia and Lycia.
Independent Caria arose as a Neo-Hittite kingdom around the 11th century BC, and was incorporated into the Persian Achaemenid empire as the satrapy in 545 BC.
Caria was conquered by Alexander in 334 BC.
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 Ancient Caria - All About Turkey
Caria is one of those regions whose origins are unsure with conflicting evidence and ancient commentaries giving no definitive answer.
Caria remained intact through the great invasions that swept through Asia Minor without losing it's identity although that identity took a few battering along the way.
Towards the end of the Roman Empire and the birth of Byzantine, Caria began to decline, the population moved away, and the once great coastal cities lost their former power and some of their splendor.
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 CARIA
Caria's two border cities, Latmus, to which he gave the Greek name Heracleia, and Caunus, he had fortified with massive walls.
B.C. Caria's fate was thus primarily determined by the power struggles between the Seleucids and the Prolemies.
For Caria the Empire was a period of stability and prosperity.
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 Caria
Caria and the Carians are mentioned for the first time in the cuneiform texts of the Old Assyrian and Hittite Empires, i.e., between c.1800 and c.1200.
In the fifth century, the Greeks thought that the Carians had arrived in Caria from the islands of the Ionian Sea, whereas the Carians claimed to be indigenous.
Caria is, like Greece, a country of mountains and valleys, poor in agricultural and other resources - in comparison with Egypt and Babylonia a backward country.
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 Caria — FactMonster.com
Artemisia, ruler of Caria - Artemisia Artemisia, fl.
B.C., ruler of the ancient region of Caria.
Cnidus - Cnidus Cnidus or Cnidos, ancient Greek city of Caria, SW Asia Minor, on Cape Krio, in present SW...
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 CARIA Goals
CARIA seeks to be actively involved as a basinwide stakeholder in any issue that affects these uses.
CARIA works with Congress each year in support of funding for the Corps of Engineers to operate and maintain these projects.
While the possibility of securing funding for a commercial navigation channel on the Coosa is extremely remote, CARIA maintains its advocacy for keeping the concept of the Coosa River Navigation Project alive because of the potential of recreational traffic on the Upper Coosa, particularly between Rome and Gadsden.
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 Caria - Wikinfo
Caria (Greek Καρία, καρες/καρικοι kares/karikoi") was a region of Asia Minor, situated south of Ionia, and west of Phrygia Major and Lycia.
The Classical Greeks claimed that Caria was originally colonised by Ionian Greeks, but Homer knew that their claim to be indigenous was correct, and recorded that they were allied with Troy.
Afterwards it is said to have received the name of Caria from Car, one of their early kings.
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 CARIA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the fifth century, the Greeks thought that the Carians had arrived in Caria from the islands of the Ionian Sea, whereas the Carians claimed to be indigenous.
It is related to Lycian and Lydian, the languages spoken to the southeast and north of Caria.
Caria is, like Greece, a country of mountains and valleys, poor in agricultural and other resources - in comparison with Egypt and Babylonia a backward country.
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 Caria
According to 1 Macc 15:23, Caria was one of several places to which the Roman senate in 139-138 bc sent letters in favor of the Jews, a fact showing that its population was mixed.
In 129 bc Caria became a part of the Roman province of Asia, and from that date its history coincides with that of the province.
Though Paul and others of the apostles traversed Caria in their missionary journeys, only its cities are mentioned by name in that connection.
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 Caria   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Caria is a coastal, mountainous land, situated in the southwest part of Asia Minor (modern Turkey).
Caria was surrounded by Lydia to the north, by Phrygia and Lycia to the east, and by the Aegean Sea to the south and west.
Mausollos was succeeded by his widow and sister, Artemisia II, who is best known for initiating construction of the Mausolleion (Mausoleum), a monument to honor her late husband, and one of the largest and most spectacular buildings in Hellenistic times, counted as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
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 Asia Minor Coins - Caria (Karia)
Caria and the Carians are mentioned for the first time in the cuneiform texts of the Old Assyrian and Hittite Empires between ca.
Caria is a country of mountains and valleys, poor in agricultural and other resources.
He was succeeded by his son Maussolos, who took part in the so-called Revolt of the Satraps: Maussolos, Orontes of Armenia, Autophradates of Lydia and Datames of Cappadocia joined forces against their king, with support of the pharaohs of Egypt, Nectanebo I, Teos, and Nectanebo II.
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 Asia Minor Coins - Caria (Karia)
Caria and the Carians are mentioned for the first time in the cuneiform texts of the Old Assyrian and Hittite Empires between ca.
Caria is a country of mountains and valleys, poor in agricultural and other resources.
He was succeeded by his son Maussolos, who took part in the so-called Revolt of the Satraps: Maussolos, Orontes of Armenia, Autophradates of Lydia and Datames of Cappadocia joined forces against their king, with support of the pharaohs of Egypt, Nectanebo I, Teos, and Nectanebo II.
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 CARIA - Online Information article about CARIA
The country known as Caria was shared between ?the Carians proper and the Caunians, who were a wilder See also:
siege, and the principality of Caria conferred by Alexander on Ada, a princess of the native See also:
Art in Phrygia, Lydia, Caria and Lycia (Eng.
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 Halicarnassus once was the capital of Caria
He also resettled the two old Lelegian towns of Syangela and Myndus in new locations, enlarged them, and forced the citizens of the other Lelegian towns to move to Halicarnassus and the newly established cities.
At first the population welcomed the Roman supremacy but soon became disenchanted with the exploitation and the unsatisfactory provincial government.
Ceasar's assassination in the year 44 B.C. had grave consequences fro Caria, for his murderers, Brutus and Cassius came to Asia Minor intending to exploit the province of Asia and to raise new troops.
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 AllRefer.com - Caria (Ancient History, Middle East) - Encyclopedia
The Carians were probably a native people, but their region was settled by both Dorian and Ionian colonists.
Caria was a center of the Ionian revolt (c.499
Alexander the Great conquered Caria, and it changed hands often in the wars after his death.
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 FOCUS on CARIA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Then, he declared Halicarnassus (Bodrum, a resort town of Turkey) as the capital of Caria and transferred the palace from Mylasa (Milas) to the new capital.
He declared himself as the king and invited the king of Persia to appoint an administrator to share the rule of the kingdom with himself.
s Alexander the Great conquered Caria in 334 B.C. he forced the Persian and existing Carian rulers out of the kingdom and handed the rule to the previous Queen on exile, Ada.
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 Jedi Council Forums - The Fallen Knight (Set 4 years after ROTJ)
Caria quickly began to trust Jarus, and was soon opening up to him in a way she didn't even know was possible.
Caria felt herself go cold and hot at the same time, as she thought about what he nhad said.
Caria stared st the titalt for nearly five minute before she found the strength to pocket it and leave the cafe.
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 Evidence of Sophisticated, Ancient, Unknown Cultures in Italy Near Caria--The New Ica?....Page 39
In the course of these visits, in an area near Caria, where great landslides had taken place, and wide fractures in the land had been created, Tolone Azzariti recovered a anthropomorphic terracotta head which was engraved with indecipherable characters.
The legs are large and awkward, as of an animal of great weight, not at all like those of a lizard or of "modern" animals, such as the crested triton or other types of salamander which the sculpture has been compared to.
Not possible assert the paleontologists, it cannot be assert the historians, but still the sculpture exists and Tolone asserts to have found it in area of Caria with hundreds of other ancient artifacts, of a pre-Greek civilization of Calabria, that is at least 3000 years old...
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 CARIA Current Issues - The Alabama Sturgeon
CARIA has been a strong supporter of the Coalition in the fight against the listing of the Alabama sturgeon since the issue first surfaced in 1993.
The Coalition cited evidence that FWS violated the ESA by not using the "best science available" in the final decision, by failing to identify a critical habitat, and by ignoring the work already done by the State of Alabama to both protect and propagate the fish.
CARIA fully supports reasonable and practical solutions to the question of endangered and threatened species; but when the evidence shows no need for a listing, thus, no need for a recovery plan, then let's get reasonable and practical.
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 PRIVATE CARIA HOSPITAL
Opened in 2000, the Private Caria Hospital is a modern, friendly private hospital situated in a convenient, easily accessible area of Marmaris providing medical care around the clock.
Headed by Op Dr Mustafa Mutlucan, the hospital has 30 beds (4 of which are intensive care) and is able to cater for any medical or surgical emergency however major or minor, as well as having 6 out-patient clinics to deal with the day to day flow of patients.
Dr Mustafa Mutlucan and his team give their promise that you wll receive optimal care within the Private Caria Hospital and that each individual need will be met.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Tabae (Caria)
Titular see in Caria, suffragan of Stauropolis; according to Strabo (XII, 570, 576) it was located in a plain in Phrygia on the boundaries of Caria.
v.) mentions two cities of this name, one in Lydia, the other in Caria.
Livy (XXXVIII, 13) says that it was on the frontier of Pisidia towards the coast of the Gulf of Pamphylia.
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 Ancient coinage of Caria   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Caria, properly so called,—that is to say, in the inland districts,— there was no coinage whatever before Alexander’s conquest; and, on the coast, Cnidus and Chersonesus, Idyma, Termera, Astyra, and perhaps Caunus, appear to have been the only mints before the commencement of the fine series of coins of the Hecatomnid dynasty.
Attuda, on the borderland of Caria and Phrygia, was situated on the northern slope of the Salbacus range.
To this island, which lay off the coast of Caria, some ten miles west of Myndus and north of Cos, are usually attributed the very archaic silver staters of the Babylonian standard.
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 Caria
It was originally called Phœnecia, because a Phœnecian colony first settled there.
Afterwards it received the name of Caria from Car, one of their kings.
Lempriere notes that, "As Caria probably abounded in figs, a particular sort has been called Carica, and the words In Care periculum facere, having been proverbially used to signify the encountering of danger in the pursuit of a thing of trifling value."
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